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600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
+1 865-673-3433
04:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun 10:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 04:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 04:30 - 11:00
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good. The waitress was very good. Had a decent offering this evening. Oysters were the best, both raw and fried. Scallops were just ok. The crab soup was good. Service was fast and pricing was slightly high. Atmosphere was nice. Enjoyed the evening.

Thank Rod L
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a wait, so you might want to check on reservations or adjust your eating time around the main flow of customers. Pleasant dining for seafood lovers. Seemed pricey to me but I am not really a seafood person, so it was an exciting event for me to go there.

Thank UtAhjudy
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was average and the service adequate for the prices. I had scallops and my wife had a fish filet. Overpriced for the experience. Environment belies the quality.

Thank Doug S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the steaks for the benedict were outstanding would order the breakfast again. Dinner we could easily split dinners and still have plenty to eat...and cooked to perfection.

Thank debcrd
Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always at the top of our list for special occasions. We have never had a bad meal here. We love ordering the blue crab fingers for an appetizer. I also enjoy the raw oysters on the half shell, always fresh and tasty. Clam chowder is excellent as well. Wide selection of fresh fish offerings.

Thank Vol_Blackbird
Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you're in the mood for perfectly prepared seafood in a relaxed atmosphere, head to Chesapeake's. From the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave, you will be treated like family. Whether you're with your sweetheart or a large group of friends, the service is friendly and the food superb.

Thank Cherod
Holladay, Utah
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the Asian Chicken sandwich. It was unexpectedly tasty. The chicken was moist and fresh. The service was excellent, very prompt and courteous.

Thank Scott_M_From_Utah
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At Chesapeake's, what you see is what you get. Fresh seafood, old favorites like Spinach Maria, and a nice bar.

Thank sheknitsalot
Atlanta, United States
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here for fishing tournament and well...had to have fish. Started with gumbo which was great. I chose the snapper and my wife had grouper. Both were nice cuts and cooked to perfection with a great sauce. The spinach dish and their version of twice baked potato were sides....again, excellent. The service was great and food came fast. I highly... More 

Thank Billy C
the villages fl
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and ales. Food was rather disappointing. I had fried oysters. They are not supposed to be crispy. Way over cooked. And my wife's scallops were grilled and smoky. Who wants smoky scallops. We also had clam chowder. Should be called bacon chowder. Next time, I'll just drink the wonderful Porter.

Thank hardshell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
04:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
04:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
04:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
04:30 - 11:00
04:30 - 11:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?