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Chesapeake's

600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
+1 865-673-3433
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (254 reviews)
“crab cakes” (80 reviews)
“swordfish” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, very friendly staff and Delicious food! My husband and I both had the crab cakes, which were delicious. Our server Laura made us feel special; she brought us a cute light centerpiece because it was our anniversary, which made the dinner romantic!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amandasharpe1973
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family came in for brunch. We sat near the beautiful Bloody Mary bar! Ashley was our server, super friendly and efficient. I had the lobster manicotti, it was delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mobile823055
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have traveled through Knoxville numerous times and found Chesapeake’s to be an excellent place to get good seafood in an easy to find and comfortable atmosphere. The food is well prepared and well priced. Portions are generous. Our last visit was exceptional with DeShan...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pasd8j
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, ask for Ben, the waiter with colorful accent, witty conversation, and fast service. He really should be on stage, or at least on the radio! The stuffed potatoes are the best ever: wish we had ordered a box of them to bring home; better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jenn t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst grouper I have ever eaten. Thin, tough and small. Sent comment directly to restaurant and got no reply.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Timothy Lynn B
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I do apologize you did not have a wonderful experience dining with us. I do assure you that is not our standards here at Chesapeake's. We are very proud of the Fresh Seafood we bring to downtown Knoxville. Please come back in and ask for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fresh seafood at a fair price . the bar area is a great place to chill for Happy hour and the apps are cheap . if its warm get a table out on the patio it a very relaxing place to enjoy the freash catch...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tommy G
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chesapeake's was recommended to my husband and I by the hotel we were staying in. We were in the mood for seafood, so we thought we'd try it out. Our server was Cherie, who couldn't have been more solicitous, friendly, or charming. We started with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RoanRandler
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So wonderful to hear that you all had a wonderful time dining with us. Cherie is an awesome server and we are very lucky to have her here with us. She cares so much and knows the food very well. She can always lead the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know I may be in the minority opinion here, but after three visits to Chesapeake's in Knoxville, I have to say it's one of the worst seafood restaurants around. Had swordfish one time, grouper one time and shrimp the final time. All were overcooked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelnut1965
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I apologize to hear that you have not had great experiences at our restaurant. We are a signature mark in downtown Knoxville since 1982 and take pride in serving delicious Fresh Seafood along with wonderful service. We have formed relationships over the years with our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chesapeake is a great restaurant with great food and service. They have a west Knoxville location as well. The best seafood place in Knoxville.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janice Z
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for those words. We do try our very best to be the best Seafood restaurant in Knoxville. Hope you all know about our Happy Hour appetizers for $8 on a select menu. Come check it our sometime Sunday-Thursday 4:30-7:00. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. The food is excellent shout out to the cooks. We enjoyed the meal. Everybody was happy with the food. This place belongs to the empty plates no food left behind category.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Klaus K
ChasityK10, Manager at Chesapeake's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Love this review. The no food left behind category, well thank you very much for those kind words. Our Cooks take a lot of pride in their work and a lot of them have been with us for several years. Thank you for giving them...More

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mmorrow6
13 March 2018|
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Response from Tennessee_Nomads | Reviewed this property |
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5 March 2018|
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Response from ChasityK10 | Property representative |
They usually always have Fresh Salmon and other special fish like North Atlantic Swordfish. They get a lot of whole fresh red snapper grouper, and Yakatat Halibut. All delicious.
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Sullsmith
1 November 2017|
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Response from Vd0gg1t | Reviewed this property |
Great Question and I wish I could answer it. I was with my 16 year old son, so I can't say for sure. That said, they had everything else. So I would think so. Picture a Cheesecake Factory but dedicated to seafood, Maryland... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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