HOURS Monday through Saturday 11:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. We will seat you until 9:00 or later! If the light is on, come on in! Sunday Closed
PHONE (815) 828-5526
Specials are located on the HOME page. Dine-in, pick-up, delivery and catering available. For catering, please email or call for information Delivery $1.75
Please click on the PDF link to view our dining menu. The lunch menu and kids menu are listed below. If you would like to view our dining menu without downloading, it is on our FaceBook page under The Shrimp Barn. We serve off of the dinner and kids menu all day long. The lunch menu is available from 11 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.
We have Gluten Free Pasta
Soup Du Jour selection will be updated below and posted below as quickly as the kitchen changes it.
Please keep in mind that grilled and sauteed items may take 10 minutes or longer than fried food but are worth the wait.
We value your business. Thank you!
NEW WINE ITEMS Spring Fling Moscato- Illinois River Winery Mango Wine- Lynfred Wineries Prairie Moscato - Prairie State Winery
SPECIAL ITEMS Please note that special items are not included in our offers listed.
FRESH SOFT SHELL CRAB Soft Shell Crab Entrée 2 Soft Shell Crabs prepared fresh, lightly floured and sautéed in garlic butter sauce. Served with side salad, choice of twice baked potato, fries or cole slaw and choice of broccoli or smashed cauliflower. $20.99
Soft Shell Crab Po’ Boy Sandwich 1 Soft Shell Crab served on toasted garlic french bread topped with creole mustard and cole slaw. Served with fries. $9.99
Fresh Grilled Salmon Entrée Served with salad, vegetable of the day and choice of fries, twice baked potato, onion rings or breaded mushrooms. $15.99 Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Grilled Salmon Tossed with carrots, red onion, tomato and croutons. $11.99
Fresh Low Calorie Entree! Choose from Grilled Chicken, Grilled Grouper or Grilled Tilapia Includes Side Salad, Broccoli and Smashed Cauliflower $10.99
Fish Tacos One 2.35 / Platter of Three 7.99 Popcorn Shrimp add $1.00 Grilled or Fried Topped with cole slaw and our special sauce. Choice of Flour or Corn Tortillas can be steamed or grilled.
Fresh Scallops Choose grilled or sautéed $22.99
Island Coconut Jumbo Shrimp Tastes great with Wasabi Cucumber or Pina Colada sauce! $15.99
1 lb Maine Lobster Tail $31.99
Fresh Scallops, Island Coconut and Lobster Tail are
served with side salad, plus choice of one item: twice baked potato, fresh broccoli, smashed cauliflower, breaded cauliflower, breaded mushrooms or
The lunch menu is available 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Soup and Salad $6.49 Soup Du Jour, oyster crackers and choice of dressing.For Lobster Bisque add $1.50.
Po’ Boy Sandwich $6.99 3/4 sandwich with choice of seafood or chicken tenders served on toasted garlic french bread topped with creole mustard and cole slaw ~or~ your choice of sauce and slaw on the side ~or~ your choice of lettuce, tomato and red onion with garlic buttered bread or mayonnaise. Served with fries. Seafood choice includes calamari, catfish, clam strips, cod, grouper, ocean perch, popcorn shrimp or smelt. 60¢ extra for regular shrimp, lake perch, walleye, crawfish, oysters or scallops. $1.00 extra for alligator
Cavallone’s Pizza Bread $3.39 From the South Side of Chicago, 57th and Pulaski. 50¢ extra for sausage or pepperoni.
Chicken Tenders $5.95 4 pieces of chicken tenders served with fries and choice of slaw.
Honey Stung Chicken $7.59 4 pieces of fried chicken drizzled with honey and served with fries and choice of slaw.
Jumbo Hot Wings $5.29 6 pieces with choice of Buffalo or Louisiana style served with Ranch or Bleu Cheese.
Fish Sticks $5.99 3 generous sized cod fish sticks served with fries and choice of slaw.
Grilled Jumbo Shrimp (5) $7.99 Choice of regular, cajun or blackened seasoning, choice of slaw and hushpuppies. Popcorn Shrimp $8.49 1/2 lb. of lightly breaded popcorn shrimp served with fries and choice of slaw.
Baked Mostaccioli $5.99 Lunch sized portion of our own homemade marinara sauce poured over mostaccioli noodles then baked with mozzarella cheese. Topped with shredded parmesan cheese.
Meat or Cheese Ravioli $5.99 Our homemade marinara sauce poured over choice of (3) meat or cheese ravioli. Topped with shredded parmesan cheese.
SOUP DU JOUR
LOBSTER BISQUE BOWL $6.29
NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER BOWL $4.99
DRESSINGS Bleu Cheese, Creamy Garlic, French, Italian, Poppy Seed, Ranch, Thousand Island and Balsamic Vinegarette
We use locally grown hydroponic lettuce for all our salads. The lettuce is pesticide-free.
CAESAR SALAD mixed with shredded parmesan and croutons $5.99
with grilled alligator $10.99 with 5 grilled jumbo shrimp $9.99
with grilled chicken breast $8.99 with 4 chicken tenders $7.99 Side Salad $3.49
MIXED GREEN SALAD tossed with shredded parmesan, tomato, carrots, red onion and croutons $4.99
with grilled salmon $11.99 with grilled alligator $9.99 with 5 grilled jumbo shrimp $8.99 with grilled chicken breast $7.99 with 4 chicken tenders $6.99 Side Salad $2.99
Grilled Alligator on a bed of mixed greens.
Grilled Shrimp with Caesar Salad
Pizza Bread $3.39 toasted garlic bread topped with pizza sauce and melted mozzarella cheese 50¢ extra for sausage or pepperoni Chicken Tenders $4.39 3 chicken tenders served with choice of sauce and fries
Fish Sticks $5.49 3 cod fish sticks served with choice of sauce and fries Gator Bites $5.79 1/4 lb. fried gator served with choice of sauce and fries
Popcorn Shrimp $4.59 1/4 lb. popcorn shrimp served with choice of sauce and fries Meat or Cheese Ravioli $5.99 Our homemade marinara sauce served over (3) meat or cheese ravioli.
Mostaccioli $5.99 Homemade marinara sauce poured over mostaccioli noodles. Topped with shredded parmesan cheese.
Aluminum Bottled Soda $1.39 Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero or Sprite
Original Glass Bottled Soda $1.99 Coke, Sprite, Orange or Abita Root Beer
Plastic Bottled Soda $1.69 Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero or Cherry Coke,
Freshly made by the glass $1.69 Sweetened, Unsweetened Ice Tea or Lemonade
Coffee, Tea or Hot Chocolate $1.69
Bottled Water $1.25
Apple, Grape, Fruit Punch or Mixed Berry $1.00 100% Juice Box White, Chocolate or Strawberry $1.39 Milk
We have local Illinois and Wisconsin wines that you can purchase to enjoy with an appetizer or meal. You can also purchase wine to take home with you to enjoy. Buy an extra bottle for a gift! Support small local business!
You can sample wine before you purchase a glass or bottle. Order a “splash” when you come in. It's only 50¢ for a 1-ounce tasting!
DRY WHITE WINES Lynfred Wineries Vin de City White $14.50 A medium bodied blend with aromas of flowers, melon & pears, with a clean & fruity finish. Great with salads, cheese or dessert.
Wollersheim Chardonnay 2008 $19.50 Full-bodied with aromas of vanilla and spice. Nicely balanced with a buttery finish. Pairs well with fish, white meats, or white sauces.
SEMI-DRY WHITE WINES August Hill Seyval Blanc $19.50 Citrusy and crisp, the Seyval Blanc is a great table wine. Pairs well with shrimp (hint, hint) and can handle the heat of spicy food. This wine could be considered a similar style to a Pinot Grigio.
August Hill Vignoles $19.50 Light-bodied wine with tropical fruit aromas and flavors. Hybrid French-American grape grown in Illinois. This wine is similar to a Riesling.
SEMI-DRY & SEMI-SWEET WHITE WINES Wollersheim Prairie Fume $16.50 Crisp and bursting with flavors of citrus and tropical fruits. Semi-dry with nice structure and vibrancy. Pairs well with appetizers, seafood, pasta, or grilled foods. Nationally acclaimed Double Gold & Gold medal winner!
Illinois River Winery Póg Mo Thoín $17.95 Try some Irish attitude! A semi-sweet, food-friendly green Riesling blend. Great with anything.
Cedar Creek Waterfall Riesling $16.50 A semi-dry Riesling, fermented like an Alsacian wine from northeastern France. It has fruit flavors reminiscent of apricots and pears. Enjoy chilled with pasta, seafood, oriental dishes, grilled foods and salads.
Prairie State Maria’s Sangarita $16.00 Illinois Vidal Blanc blended with key lime juice – a wine for margarita lovers. Enjoy with grilled items or your favorite Mexican dishes.
SWEET WHITE WINES Wollersheim River Gold $15.00 Seyval Blanc grapes make a delicate and juicy sweet dessert wine with a hint of sweet pears and mangos on the finish. Very enjoyable as dessert or with desserts, such as cheesecake.
Prairie State Winery Prairie Moscato $18.00 Made with Muscat grapes. It has a nice, sweet (but not overly sweet) taste. It has hints of over-riped pears and red delicious apples. Sure to please any sweet wine lover. Enjoy chilled with appetizers or dessert. Illinois River Winery Spring Fling Moscato $22.00 A wonderfully fresh Moscato with fresh tropical fruit aromas. Limited Edition label. Spring Fling - a Yummy Moscato!
BLUSH WINES August Hill Sweet Catawba $14.00 Sweet Catawba has aromas and flavors of Jolly Ranchers candy, but has a well balanced acidity, making this a very refreshing sweet wine. Catawba pairs well with light fish dishes, cheese and crackers.
Illinois River Catawba Blush $14.00 A sweet, slightly foxy Rose with strawberry and grape flavors. Pairs well with salads, chicken or spicy dishes.
DRY RED WINES August Hill Hieland Red $20.50 This medium-bodied, “bistro” style wine is a delicious blend of black currant and raspberry flavors and is similar to a nice Merlot. This easy to sip wine is perfect with anything off the grill.
August Hill Ginocchio $22.50 Aromas and smooth flavors are filled with raspberries and black currant. Has a smooth tannin profile with subtle tones of chai spice and a hint of white pepper on the finish. Tastes great with Steak, chicken or gator! Lynfred Wineries Vin de City Red $13.75 Aromas of currants, figs and herbs, with hints of dried fruit and vanilla on the palate. Perfect with pasta, pizza or burgers. Wollersheim Pinot Noir 2009 $19.50 Aromas of cherries and black currants, with hints of French oak for a long smooth finish. Pairs well with dark meats, red sauces or flavorful cheeses. Scored 87 Points at the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago
Lynfred Wineries Primitivo 2009 $25.50 A blend of Primitivo and Merlot grapes,. Brilliant ruby color, with aromas of raspberries, vanilla & herbs. Fresh plums and berries on the palate. Great with Tomato-basil soup and tomato based sauces.
Big Terra Red - Fox Valley $16.00 Truly a masterful blend of six grapes, three vintages and two states (California & Illinois). The best of all worlds come together to form a unique flavor profile of cedar, gingerbread, black cherry and ripe plum just to name a few. Pairs well with veal and pork. Great with pastas, red sauces, pizza or burgers.
SEMI-DRY RED WINES August Hill Berlyn $19.50 Not too dry, not too sweet – a perfect crowd pleaser. This fruit–forward wine is very easy to drink on its own, and is super tasty with a steak and/or breaded mushrooms.
Prairie State Recession Noir $16.50 A slightly sweet, soft aromatic blend of Illinois grown grapes - Marcechal Foch, Chambourcin, and Norton. Serve with pizza, chili or your next outdoor barbeque. A great summer sipping wine.
Prairie State Recovery Noir $16.50 A soft, earthy & herbaceous blend, with a smooth, slightly sweet finish. This wine pairs with BBQ anything, pizza, or chili. A great sipping wine. Illinois River Lil Ole Truck $15.00 A sweet red made primarily from the Concord grape. The label features the winery’s truck, still in use today! The artist of the label is local.
SEMI-SWEET & SWEET FRUIT WINES Mango Wine - Lynfred Wineries $22.00 100% Mexican Mangos with aromas of peaches, mangos & herbs with a touch of butter on the palate. Pairs well with ham, alligator, herbed chicken and pasta.
Lynfred Wineries Apple $17.00 Like biting into a sweet, crisp apple. Enjoy well chilled with assorted fine cheeses and gourmet crackers. 5 pounds of apple make this an enjoyable tasting wine.
Illinois River Cranberry Snow $15.50 The initial sweetness yields to cranberry tartness on the finish. A delicious wine that pairs wonderfully with chicken, turkey, or pork! A great year round wine in a beautiful bottle.
DESSERT WINES August Hill Muscato $12.75 This slightly sparkled wine is elegant with a fruity bouquet of peaches and honey and has an excellent balance between its level of sweetness and acidity.
We have locally brewed "craft" beer and some from Louisiana. Guaranteed to find a new fave! BREWED IN LOUISIANA Amber Abita ~ Abita Brewing Company Purple Haze ~ Abita Brewing Company Turbodog ~ Abita Brewing Company
BREWED IN CHICAGO Lake Shore Lager ~ Chicago Beer Company Pier Pale Ale ~ Chicago Beer Company Holsteiner Lager ~ Argus Brewery
BREWED IN MURPHYSBORO, IL (SOUTHERN ILLINOIS) Vanilla Stout ~ Big Muddy Brewing Saluki
Dunkeldog (a dark amber) ~ Big Muddy Brewing Blueberry Blonde ~ Big Muddy Brewing
A word about craft beer. We like to support small
business even when it comes to beer. Getting into drinking craft beer is
something that a lot of people are doing. The reason for this is because a lot of people are
really starting to venture out and enjoy the taste and quality of their beer.
People are starting to take into consideration that a hard working person
deserves a beverage made by a person who worked just as hard as they do. Our
craft beer selections come from the Chicagoland area and Louisiana. Please
You can purchase food, wine and/or beer to take home.
We have many “vintage finds” for sale. New items come in weekly. Visit us often!