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600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
+1 865-673-3433
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (207 reviews)
“crab cakes” (68 reviews)
“swordfish” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
600 Union Ave, Frnt, Knoxville, TN 37902-2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Was a bit pricey, staff was great, food was good, was across the street from hotel & easy to get to.

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I had lunch on Valentine's Day. He ordered the shrimp and I ordered the crab cakes. The food was delicious as usually. The server did an excellent job. This is one of my favorite places to eat. We also had the peanut...More

Thank 993ninad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It never disappoints. You need to ask for Ben. Excellent server who really seems to enjoy his job. The seafood is amazing as well!

Thank sellingtennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Food, service and atmosphere are great. Seafood dishes and crab cakes are excellent. Been around many years and always a great meal.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an dining experience equal to any....then Chesapeake’s is for you. Everything from making a reservation ( Rodney ), to selection of food, outstanding choices of Seafood down to a hamburger and onion rings. Service ( Shea ), was an experience...More

Thank rodds2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great oysters, plump, juicy and cooked just right. Salmon was a generous piece cooked just right. Diver scallops were huge, salads were large with a nice homemade Cesar dressing. Only fault is hit or miss service. First visit it was perfect. Second visit not so...More

Thank Fludoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love seafood and we love Chesapeake’s but hated the parking issue. We went to the new location today and we were very impressed by the atmosphere and the food was very good. However a wonderful evening with my wife was spoiled by how Chesapeake...More

1  Thank livergoodhw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long established restaurant. Always said “Never eat seafood if you’re more than an hour from the coast “ This placed proved me wrong. Everything fresh from oysters, fish, or lobster. Great service. They shelled my wife’s lobster for her. Full bar. Nice place in Knoxville

Thank huckfinn49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the triple fin fish along with some Blue point oysters and both where fantastic Bread was good as well especially fresh croissants Very pleased and will return next time in Knoxville

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a number of friends in Knoxville but had never heard Chesapeake's mentioned. Three of us all had seafood--granddaughter a fish sandwich, wife and I both had the scallops' special. We've been on cruises, go often to the beach, but have never had any...More

Thank RAC1241
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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
3 August 2017|
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Response from 2travelOhio | Reviewed this property |
4:30-7:00, but only in the bar area
3 August 2017|
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Response from chief1251 | Reviewed this property |
good happy hour and often a 2 for 1 but depends on the day and month. still is a nice place to dine or just meet for cocktails.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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