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Chesapeake Seafood House

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3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lockport, Illinois
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll admit I was skeptical. Great seafood in the middle of Illinois? Chesapeake quality in the Midwest? Having long lived in the Chesapeake area for several years, I have certain expectations and I am happy to say Wow, that was a delicious meal! For a seafood restaurant the cost of the entrees was cheap. I would have easily paid double... More 

Thank Becky L
Springfield, Illinois
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317 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a seafood restaurant that's been around for many years. They offer both lunch and dinner seating. They prepare both freshwater and sea fish in different ways (Broiled, pride, baked, etc.). This is a very popular local restaurant.

Thank Clevlander
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting Springfield IL for the first time we decided to try seafood at Chesapeake. The food was great, service was excellent and exactly what you look for. We were surprised to find the price far less than we were used to seeing in comparison to what we normally pay for seafood half the quality. I recommend anyone who might... More 

Thank bslewis
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seafood with great prices...if on the area ...I totally recommend this place ...they have great lobster...great service ...and a great atmosphere!!

Thank ktwells443
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys know how to prepare a Lobster. Surf and Turf. Yep to die for. Not bad on the pocket book. Very easy for Handicaped entry. Very nice ramp and parking. Family friendly place also. You will like this place it is very nice and all of the staff are very nice.

Thank Chad V
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, but high risk of cross contamination for gluten-free patrons. Prices are on the higher end.

Thank Jennie D
Byron, Illinois
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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch on a Tuesday. We had only been here for dinner before. We were surprised how busy they were at noon until we realized they had a great buffet for a very reasonable price. There were lots of options from chicken, different types of fish, ham, lots of sides and dessert. This is one of our... More 

Thank DrNana1
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a weeklong annual meeting in Springfield, and before or during or after the meeting the majority of the conference attendees will have at least one meal at the Chesapeake. It is the best seafood in the area, and it is always packed with locals and tourists. NOTE-make a reservation before you arrive. Last week the wait was 45... More 

Thank georgerE9770EQ
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service friendly staff. Choose to order off menu. They do have a reasonable lunch buffet $8.99. Ordered lobster and shrimp and my husband ordered broiled cod. Portion size was good and so was the whole meal. Would definitely recommend and go back to. Good location.

Thank kkr3612
Murfreesboro, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is great, the food was good, our waiter was nice but not the best, and the bartender clearly had things he would rather be doing. We had about a 15 minute wait although over half of the tables were empty when we were seated. I ordered the seafood platter but after a bit the waitress came out to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 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: 12175225220
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?