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600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
+1 865-673-3433
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (168 reviews)
“crab cakes” (57 reviews)
“swordfish” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Chesapeake's delivered fresh, supremely seasoned seafood that melted in my mouth! I had the broiled seafood platter with the "baked spinach maria'. In addition Dave and I had the wedge salad with avocado ranch plus a piece of delectable key lime pie for dessert. Before...More

Thank Cabanajulz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chesapeakes never disappoints. Seafood always tastes fresh, service is consistently good. We were there for Sunday brunch; was a little disappointed by the paucity of choices but all we had was well prepared.

Thank hinto1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiter ( Ben ) was crude and horribly unprofessional. The crab stuffed mushrooms were cold and two people in my party bit into shells on the very first bite. When we asked Ben for some snow crab legs he looked at us with disdain and...More

Thank wufpaw11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rude waiter!! And when we got our appetizer ( crab stuffed mushrooms ) they had crab shell in them. Would not go back.

1  Thank bamagirl32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chesapeake's lived up to it's rating as the number one seafood restaurant in Knoxville during our visit. On a busy Friday night, the good experience began on the phone call for reservations. The hostess explained that they would make a place for us and there...More

Thank ManoDeLaLuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you may have guessed from t he title, crab cakes are good, high on crab low on filler (as it should be). There were also snapper and seasoned shrimp at our table that were eaten with gusto. It was a little noisy in side,...More

Thank judigee143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to see the sign getting off the freeway. I was blown away by this place! Adam our server brought us fresh croissant and muffins, it was Sunday brunch. We started out with crab stuffed mushrooms. Out of this world with huge chunks of...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends looking to eat diinner in a nice restaurant instead of grilling out.........We had reservations and were seated immediately. Within a couple minutes our waitress came and took our drink order. After she leaves my husband and I start to glance around. My husband was...More

2  Thank holiday815
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a strange smell when you first enter the restaurant, but it gets better once you get into the restaurant. Staff was outstanding and so was the grilled chicken and house salad. The chicken was grilled to perfection. The waiter was friendly and the...More

Thank margaretbb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our waiter immediately ask us for our drink order. We placed our appetizer order then. Sat back in our comfortable chairs and talked. Soon our drinks arrived and our first appetizer, shrimp cocktail. Then we had our Oysters Rockefeller and Baked Crab and...More

Thank Karen W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does your menu offer other items other than seafood?
29 May 2017|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Have only had seafood. But hear the steaks are good.
considering taking my wife out for a special night out. people mention the bar. we want kind of a reasonably quiet ish atmosphere. we don't drink. will we be disappointed? and can I make a reservation? thanks!
29 January 2017|
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Response from montanasal694 | Reviewed this property |
You would not be disappointed with a special night at Chesapeake's. Lovely, quiet romantic place for you & your wife to enjoy a delicious meal.
On the hot appetizer platter, is there butter on the grilled shrimp?
3 September 2016|
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Response from 312djones | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but they could leave that off if asked to. very accomodating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-673-3433
  • E-mail
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