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Chesapeake Seafood House

3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
+1 217-522-5220
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
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Reviewed yesterday

Aside from a few gilded fireplaces and trim, there isn't much of the historic mansion left on the inside, so enjoy the exterior as you walk up to the front door as that's just about the historic there is left. Our visit started with a...More

Thank AKA_Pablo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family and I ate here recently. We were very impressed. Great food and great service. Great atmosphere. I had different seafood dishes on different nights, and each one was very good. Steaks were also excellent. Best fettuccine alfredo my wife ever had. Place was so...More

Thank Sherlock6142
Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined here tonight and could not have been more pleased. Even though it was Monday at 5:00, ift was very busy. The waitress was very good and hed a lot of tables to take care of. The bread is a nice and hot loaf...More

Thank Sliphorn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in an older building but we found it to be cozy and relaxing for a dinner. My husband had a steak which was perfectly cooked. I had stuffed shrimp that were tasty with a tad too much butter. They were swimming in it....More

Thank ivorypearlcat1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and didn't eat the buffet. The food wasn't anything special. We didn't eat seafood which hopefully would have been better. The house is historic which was the only redeeming thing about the experience.

Thank Kelli0023
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outdated decor could be considered quaint! Enjoyed generous loaves of bread & honey butter. Good salad dressings, like the raspberry vinaigrette and the house made ranch. Service friendly, Especially for group of 10. Scallops were not perfection.

Thank shelley b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have a great selection on their buffet and everything is delicious and the price is very reasonable

Thank kackyjane
Reviewed May 19, 2018

This is the best seafood restaurant we have found in the Midwest. I love fried seafood and this place knows exactly how to do it. The food is delicious. It is obvious that the food was fresh before being cooked. The breading they use is...More

1  Thank Nick_BMI
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

If you like a historical setting, friendly staff and good food, this is a great place! We enjoyed the little touches that made the meal great...from scratch honey butter on the freshly baked loaf of bread, homemade hush puppies, from scratch salad dressing choices, good...More

Thank Pat E
Reviewed April 23, 2018

As a business traveler I always prefer to support local businesses to eat and drink so the reviews on this place were good and I decided to try it. Don't let the outside of this place fool you..people are friendly,Menu has many choices and the...More

1  Thank KlassicKar G
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Sue W
April 14, 2018|
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Response from THOMAS K | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. You would have have to call them. Thanks.
Buddy R
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Ken R | Reviewed this property |
11-2 Thanksgiving day buffet carved turkey ,ham ,roast pork lion, bread dressing, egg noodles, candied yams ,mashed potatoes, gravy ,pasta entrée ,green beans scalloped corn, broiled whitefish, seafood casserole salad bar... More
October 3, 2016|
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To the west less than a mile I believe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-5220
  • E-mail
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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