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Chesapeake Seafood House

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3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
217-522-5220
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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, Breakfast, Lunch, 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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  • 74
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid, but it won't knock your socks off.

I ate here with my wife. We found a building that looks like it is an old house that was converted into a restaurant. On the inside we found a charming little restaurant. Prices were found to be fair for seafood, and the portions were good to large. The service was also very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Brent K
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Branson, Missouri
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This food was delicious and the pricing was so inexpensive! We had the lunch buffet with plenty of meat options and were very impressed that the potato salad and macaroni salads were even homemade!

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Az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If your visiting Springfield, Illinois and looking for a genuine good meal eat here. What a delightful surprise. This is where the locals eat. You won't be disappointed great food, excellent service in a classical dining venue. Bon appetite!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I ate here with my wife. We found a building that looks like it is an old house that was converted into a restaurant. On the inside we found a charming little restaurant. Prices were found to be fair for seafood, and the portions were good to large. The service was also very good.

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Springfield, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been having the lunch buffet at the Chesapeake for the last 2 to 3 years, every month, except for a brief time when they decided not to continue it. After a short time they brought it back. The buffet is delicious with many choices. The Saturday evening special, steak and lobster, is really great...the best around.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Driving home down the interstate, I did a google search for restaurants looking for something different other than a burger and come across Chesapeake Seafood House. Following the navigator, we arrived within minutes off the interstate to this cozy place. We found a place to park our big truck with ample parking available and many cars parked, we walked in... More 

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Springfield, IL
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

this is a place The locals go. Not a chain. Steaks, chops , salads and of course seafood. Mostly adults but also family friendly. Eat bird speciAls during the week. Nice atmosphere. ReAsonable prices. About 1.5 miles from downtown springfield. Give it a try.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I was not impress at all by this place. The food was not good. It seemed and tasted old. This was definitely not fresh seafood at all. I do not recommend this place.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Full house at 6:00PM on a Friday night - as expected - so reservations are highly recommended.Service was prompt and polite. Price was fair considering how much food was served! We came for seafood and were not disappointed. Oysters Rockefeller were as good as any we have had. Whitefish with breading and au-gratin potatoes - green beans with bacon -... More 

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We ordered salmon and a seafood plate consisting of crab legs and lobster. Both dinners were excellent. You receive bread, a choice of two sides, and everything we had was delicious. I had a piece of cheesecake for dessert that was just ok (nothing special). Also a bottle of wine. Good service. I would recommend it if you are in... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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 

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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: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business, Families with children

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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