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Chesapeake Seafood House

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3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
+1 217-522-5220
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon advice from our hotel clerk, my wife and I tried the Chesapeake Seafood House. The clerk recommended the "Happy Hour" (4:00-6:00) where food is very reasonably priced. The Happy Hour menu is a smaller version of the main menu, but includes meat and seafood dishes. For about half the price of the regular menu, we each enjoyed a shrimp... More 

Thank John H
Springfield, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time we go or take family and friends, they are very pleased with their visit. Not only is the seafood great; but have awesome fried chicken..only drawback is chicken is not available every day.

Thank Gale B
Springfield, Illinois
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here Saturday November 12. Had not been to this restaurant in ages. I am not a fan of the décor. But the meal was good and the price was reasonable. Had the lobster meal -- two 5 ounce lobsters fried. Well prepared and good. Looked like lobsters were over 5 ounces. Salad was a traditional restaurant ice berg lettuce... More 

Thank Tricky1228
Arthur, Illinois
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is as good of a Seafood Restaurant as you can find this far inland. They offer a large variety of seafood and other standards.

Thank Galen T
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192 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the middle of the plaines of Illinois the seafood is good. Basic choices. Service is good and wait staff is friendly.

Thank Ginger0529
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh, generous portions of coastal seafood favorites. Friendly, competent wait staff. Housed in antebellum mansion.

Atlanta, Georgia
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153 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the history of this place but it is not well played in the restaurant. Bar - Small, cramped, and oddly decorated. Needs an update! The actual bar seating space was taken up by a large beer display, very un-inviting. And they didn't have my vodka which is not even a special brand. Drinks were weak and ice tasted unfiltered.... More 

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St. Marys, Canada
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We made a reservation on a fairly busy Saturday but we're not seated until 35 minutes after the reservation time. The man doing the seating was very rude and simply said they were busy. Many walkins were accepted after that time. Waitress was pleasant and hard working. The included salad was a mixture of chopped iceberg lettuce and a few... More 

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Morgantown PA
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164 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Crab stuffing in many entree options with much carb fill and butter (not sure) rich oil, menu does not offer a selection of fresh vegetables. We had been on a healthy fat, fiber, and protein regiment that had us feeling good. We had a difficult night of sleep following this meal. Tasty, but not right for us.

Thank David N
Lyndon Station, Wisconsin
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had read other reviews and decided to give Chesapeake Seafood House a chance. Nicely located with plenty of parking - this is a nice place to enjoy a meal. We'd made a reservation (which we'd recommend for a Saturday night) and arrived a bit early. We were seated within minutes. As you would expect, the menu is mostly seafood... 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
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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?