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600 Union Avenue, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-673-3433
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 am - 11:00 am
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Knoxville Tn
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There isn't not one bad thing to say !!! Highly Recommended !! The food was excellent ! Service was well placed & atmosphere was very upbeat & friendly !!

Thank Karen D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food, atmosphere, and service at one of Knoxville's best restaurants. For any big occasion, romantic, or casual time, Chesapeake's can't be beat.

Thank dave a
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is by far the best seafood restaurant in Knoxville. The food is always delicious. We have been going there for years. The service is good and the seafood great. I love the side of creamed spinch -- has a small kick to it. Great place to eat.

Thank Jane M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere, good sea food selections. Crab cakes were excellent and all the sides we tried were great. Service was okay. Strawberry shortcake was very good.

Thank Virginians
Knoxville, Tennessee
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404 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just learned that Chesapeake's/Copper Celler Corporation have their own farm in Blount County - thus the fresh tomatoes and basil! Out of this world. The crab bisque is always great, I like the bread they make in their own commissary, and the salads are fresh and chilled. A highlight of my most recent visit was the soft-shelled crab, something... More 

Thank heyjudithz
Paducah, Kentucky
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Killer crabcakes! I was there with a group of about 10 and service was good. Everyone enjoyed their choices. Only recommend filling your pockets with baking soda when you leave!

Thank Dandy2003
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the food! The service was good. The prices were high but we were expecting that. The parking was terrible but I guess that is also to be expected in downtown. We had to park across the street in a parking lot and walk over. We didn't feel comfortable with the closeness of the cars in any of the... More 

Thank Ashley J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We get to Chesapeake's about every six months or so mostly because it is in downtown Knoxville and just don't go there often. It is excellent every time we go. I love the selections and the salmon is one of my favorites. I have food sensitivities and they accommodate my special requests. Expect to spend at least $20 per person... More 

Thank 61Dianne
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On business in Knoxville eating solo. The hotel recommended Chesapeake's. I ordered the broiled seafood platter. I was not expecting it to be that good. It was excellent. One of the best seafood dinners I have ever eaten. And I grew up at the beach. I also ordered one of their craft beers. I really enjoyed it. It reminded me... More 

Thank ProSkep
Knoxville, Tennessee
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit since I moved to Knoxville. My spouse and I went for our anniversary. When we walked in, the first thing I noticed was the extremely worn stained carpet. I requested we be seated next to one of the numerous aquariums which we were. However, the atmosphere was not very romantic. Our server took a while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $35
American, Seafood, Gluten Free, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 am - 11:00 am
4:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Union Avenue, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?