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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%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (106 reviews)
“shrimp” (40 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whenever we are in Springfield, we always enjoy dining at the Chesapeake Seafood House. If you get there between 4 and 6, they offer an Early Bird menu. The cloth linens make it a luxury type restaurant. The servers are professionally dressed, attentive, courteous, and...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and worth the money. The waitress was attentive and offered suggestions from the menu. I would definitely return if in the town again.

Thank rjoh11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the sign for fresh seafood and it sounded good. FALSE ADVERTISING! I ordered jumbo stuffed shrimp for dinner and received shrimp that were so small they looked like it was from Wal-Mart frozen shrimp. They were definitely not jumbo. This should have been an...More

Thank cathy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner reservation for Saturday, June 3rd to celebrate our daughter's birthday and mine. Our reservation was for 6:30 and it took at least 20 minutes for us to be seated and we were only seated after our son-in-law questioned the host. Our server...More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is very nice but the steaks 2 of the three of is had were very overcooked. They provided a free dessert but for the price it was very disappointing

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed after a recommendation by our B & B hosts. Tired old house and menu with few truly fresh choices. We were seated 25 minutes after our reservation by a rather dismissive host. Decor is way passed it's prime. It seems to appeal to...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed daily special--Boubron Salmon. Highly recommend Also had Crab stuffed Talipia. Highly recommend They offer early bird special 4-6 pm. Although this menu is shorter variety than dinner menu, it is same sized portions. Pleasant atmosphere and highly trained staff.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is our usual date night spot . The food is always amazing and while it isn't a hot spot for night life we always leave very satisfied.

Thank rpt828
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ate there recently and found it to have good food and great service. Menu offers many choices of seafood and meats.

Thank Imam-travelers
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been to this restaurant twice, and it has been really good both times. The first time we enjoyed the early bird menu served between 4:00 and 6:00. These specials are so good, and the prices really reasonable. The noon meal offers a buffet...More

Thank RLandDL
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How far off of I 55 is it located?
3 October 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
To the west less than a mile I believe
Are there any menu options for children? Is this a family-friendly restaurant?
19 September 2016|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sorry it's so late to respond. A lot to chose from family atmosphere
howard t
Are you pen for Mother's Day and do you take reservations?
10 April 2015|
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Response from Gloria L | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure if they are open on Mother's Day but it is wise to make reservations normally because they are always busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-5220
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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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