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Chesapeake Seafood House

3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
+1 217-522-5220
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (120 reviews)
“shrimp” (46 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3045 Clear Lake, Springfield, IL 62702
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for lunch and had the stuffed shrimp, which came with a salad, rolls, hush puppies and an ice tea all for under $15. The trick is to arrive early evening and order off the early bird menu. The staff is friendly, the...More

2  Thank Kami1129
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Best place for Seafood in Springfield, but as with most fish places.. bring your wallet. DIRE need of updating. Place looks like my 90 year old grandma decorated it...40 years ago... That being said, service is A+ I highly recommend the Shrimp Scampi, and the...More

1  Thank Beachman2142
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place was surprisingly impressive. There weren't many options in Springfield far as seafood. The food was very impressive. I had the stuffed mushrooms, dare I say delicious. For my main course I had Lobster and Shrimp Stuffed Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce, AMAZING. Also the...More

1  Thank NaeJnz
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My husband brought me here for lunch one day after we moved to the area, he knows I love seafood, so we thought why not give it a try. They had a lunch buffet going on. WE checked out the items on the buffet, nothing...More

2  Thank MamaErin1226
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were in Springfield for one night on our way to Memphis and discovered this place. Springfield isn't a place one would think of for seafood, but we had a great experience. Plenty of seafood choices, not outrageous prices, very good service, and plenty of...More

Thank sswriter97
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The seafood is always covered in butter and doesn’t seem fresh. Seafood lovers will be disappointed. My son did love the crab legs, though, and the salad bar is good.

1  Thank Megan5880
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What a delicious time to visit. I had an excellent salmon dinner with au gratin potatoes and my wife had the Golden fried shrimp dinner. The service was very prompt and complete. The restaurant was decorated in holiday splendor and completely full. We'll be back...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Picked up my sister and headed back before they closed out their lunch service. While they offer a buffet at lunch, there was not much in the way of seafood on it the day we were there, so we ordered from the menu. Our food...More

Thank mcconnellboys
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to get together with friends and had I very nice dinner. The food is very well done and the cost is very reasonable. When in Springfield stop at Chesapeake seafood you won't be disappointed.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The east side of town's premiere restaurant. Good for both seafood and chicken. Rooms for more private dining for ten or twenty guest parties. Very spacious, so rarely a wait to be seated. We arrived at 5:30 and discovered that they had a slightly lower...More

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Buddy R
20 November 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
4 October 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
To the west less than a mile I believe
20 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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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