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“Just okay”

Chesapeake Seafood House
Ranked #13 of 503 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: 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!
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch and didn't eat the buffet. The food wasn't anything special. We didn't eat seafood which hopefully would have been better. The house is historic which was the only redeeming thing about the experience.

Thank Kelli0023
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Outdated decor could be considered quaint! Enjoyed generous loaves of bread & honey butter. Good salad dressings, like the raspberry vinaigrette and the house made ranch. Service friendly, Especially for group of 10. Scallops were not perfection.

1  Thank shelley b
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

They have a great selection on their buffet and everything is delicious and the price is very reasonable

1  Thank kackyjane
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This is the best seafood restaurant we have found in the Midwest. I love fried seafood and this place knows exactly how to do it. The food is delicious. It is obvious that the food was fresh before being cooked. The breading they use is perfect in taste, texture, and amount. And the change their oil on a regular basis and keep it at the right temperature because the food is not greasy.

They are also very good at cooking a steak. My wife had one and it was cooked to the right temperature and was very tender and flavorful.

Their bread is delicious as well. And the bartender is great at his art. All of the drinks we have tried are very tasty and perfectly mixed between mixer and alcohol.

Best suggestion though is you really need a reservation. We saw quite a few people who did not want to wait 30 minutes or more for a table.

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2  Thank Nick_BMI
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

If you like a historical setting, friendly staff and good food, this is a great place! We enjoyed the little touches that made the meal great...from scratch honey butter on the freshly baked loaf of bread, homemade hush puppies, from scratch salad dressing choices, good selection of seafood and other dishes. Lovely setting and lots of local history.

Thank Pat E
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