About Us

Overlooking the beautiful Fox River in Algonquin, Port Edward has been serving award-winning food in a unique and inviting atmosphere for more than 54 years! A destination for local, regional, and often, international visitors, Port Edward maintains its reputation as a truly unique seafood restaurant by serving high-quality food prepared and presented with care and attention to every detail. When you dine at Port Edward, relax and make yourself at home as our experienced crew make your dining experience one of your very best. Welcome aboard!

Founded by Edward Wolowiec in 1964, Port Edward has been serving delighted guests in Algonquin for 53 years and counting. Port Edward’s unique nautical setting is the ultimate spot for fine dining and seafood specialties. We serve up cocktails, appetizers, desserts, and more. Come aboard for one-of-a-kind dishes, live music, a full wine cellar, and seasonal Dockside Dining on our riverfront patio.

Port Edward has received numerous awards and accolades: Best of the Fox, Zagat, and a Five Forks review from Check, Please! The AAA Motor Club even declared Port Edward, “one of Mid-America’s Most Unusual Restaurants.” Whether you’re from the Chicagoland area or traveling from out of state, you certainly don’t want to miss out. Contact us for reservations and visit us today!

About Us

Founder, Edward Wolowiec