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Chesapeake Seafood House

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3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
217-522-5220
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 3:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Since 1983 Chesapeake Seafood House has been serving Springfield IL with...
Since 1983 Chesapeake Seafood House has been serving Springfield IL with fresh seafood and hand cut steaks. We take pride in the community and in our dishes. Not much has changed over the years. Serving winning recipes that people have counted on being the same year after year. We don't want to take away anyone's favorites. Consistent quality has been the key to our success. Choosing only the freshest and finest seafood, steaks and vegetables makes us everyone's favorite restaurant in Central Illinois. We serve both locals and large tour buses who are visiting Springfield or just passing through. Once you visit Chesapeake Seafood House, you will be back!
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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visiting the Lincoln Memorial

Very Good Food & Service! We are from Florida and love seafood. Finding good seafood in the Midwest is not an easy find. A friend recommended this place and we thought we would check it out. Everything was very good and if we had any complaints it would be that when the food was served, it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Dawn K
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Iowa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We are an early dinner after a day at the Lincoln sites. Service was great, food was amazing. Had one of best hush puppies I've had in years. All of the food was perfectly prepared, we just wish we would have had room for dessert.

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

I see that you visited our business last week. We appreciate your conveying thoughts with fellow consumers who hopefully might be our future satisfied customers as well. As you probably realize, consumer reviews are the number one determinant for influencing other consumers. Thanks and thanks again for your patronage. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great food and service. We arrived for the early bird menu which was reasonable priced and had large portion sizes. Staff was friendly.

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Farmington, Missouri
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We found this place on this site. Glad we did! Dated but nice and Great Service!! We recommend this seafood restaurant - and the price is reasonable. If you want fish or lobster go here!k

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you as one of our guests and hope to have the same opportunity often in the future. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and how you enjoyed your visit. More 

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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great seafood. When ever in Springfield always try to make it to Chesapeake Seafood. Everything is excellent. Service can be slow on a busy night but the food makes up for it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very Good Food & Service! We are from Florida and love seafood. Finding good seafood in the Midwest is not an easy find. A friend recommended this place and we thought we would check it out. Everything was very good and if we had any complaints it would be that when the food was served, it was warm but not... More 

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SD & FL
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stopped the seafood house totally by accident during a long road trip. The ambiance was totally unexpected in this part of the world. The restaurant is in a centuries old authentic old hotel. Exploring the site was well worth the time but the surprise came with the food. The quality was good, the service was great as was the... More 

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you More 

Springfield, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've eaten here several times and had different foods ranging from steak to the lunch buffet and have been happy every time. There is nothing amazing about the food but there is something to be said for predictable and dependable. The steak was good, the buffet was big on comfort food and the service polite and prompt. If a comparison... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Last two times we ate here the food was iffy and the service the last time was horrible. The waitress ignored us most of the visit, because no of us ordered anything but water to drink. Then she dropped sour cream all over my mother's coat and never said a word about it. I had shrimp, the tails were still... More 

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

We read, review and discuss every rating, evaluation or recommendation that relates to our business...both good and bad. Fortunately, the overwhelming percentage of the feedback we receive both off and online is wonderfully positive. Your feedback is clearly not positive but we still appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. I accept the constructive criticism and it is... More 

Titusville, Florida
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127 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Whenever we visit Springfield we love to eat here at the weekday buffet lunch. Nothing special but just plain good food. We love the quiet and atmosphere of this restaurant. In our visit this year we have already eaten here two times. If you like nice and quiet, friendly service, good home cooking, this is the place for you.

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

The first thing we do each morning as a service team is check out and review our reviews. What a way for us to start the day....that is by reading what you wrote about what we offer the public and the manner in which we serve....our greatest asset....our clientele. Please revisit us time and time again and feel free to... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had the stuffed tilapia, good flavor but very heavy. I looked forward to having the hush puppies, plural, and it came with 1. There was the the orange roughy, which was cooked well and was light and tasty. Waitress was friendly and attentive and the restaurant was in an old house, which was cool but I would say get rid... More 

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Dan W, Owner at Chesapeake Seafood House, responded to this review

We consider reviews of actual customers to be an important part of our business because it reflects upon how well we serve our customers. Thank you for sharing the good, the bad and thankfully no ugly. We will continue to work extremely hard to please everyone who comes though doors. More 

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Additional Information about Chesapeake Seafood House

Address: 3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
Phone Number: 217-522-5220
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 3:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-522-5220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Since 1983 Chesapeake Seafood House has been serving Springfield IL with fresh seafood and hand cut steaks. We take pride in the community and in our dishes. Not much has changed over the years. Serving winning recipes that people have counted on being the same year after year. We don't want to take away anyone's favorites. Consistent quality has been the key to our success. Choosing only the freshest and finest seafood, steaks and vegetables makes us everyone's favorite restaurant in Central Illinois. We serve both locals and large tour buses who are visiting Springfield or just passing through. Once you visit Chesapeake Seafood House, you will be back!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
3:00 am - 10:00 am

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