Fresh Seafood & Hand Cut Steaks
in Chatham IL

Offering the locals of Springfield & beyond the freshest seafood, hand-cut steaks, & more since 1983.

Living in a landlocked area like Chatham, IL, presents a challenge when it comes to finding quality seafood. Chesapeake Seafood House rises to this challenge. Since 1983, we have been serving some of the freshest seafood and tender hand-cut steaks in Central Illinois, delighting both locals and tourists from around the country. Our pride lies in offering delicious recipes that keep our customers coming back for more.

We accomplish this by selecting only the freshest and finest vegetables, steaks, fish, lobster, crab, and shrimp available. Our diverse selection of fresh seafood and savory steaks is something we boast about, and we are well-equipped to accommodate private parties in our banquet dining areas. Be sure to visit our website regularly as we frequently update our specials and coupons for the month!

Don’t miss our Famous Lunch Buffet, served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Our Seafood Menu

Framed painting of model ship, the Chesapeake - Chatham, IL

Our restaurant caters to avid seafood enthusiasts. Whether you crave a delicious pairing of tender sirloin and fried shrimp or a complete serving of clams and scallops, we offer the freshest seafood in Chatham, IL. With three different menus for various occasions and times of the day, we provide a wide array of choices to satisfy any of your favorites!

Our beautifully crafted plates and exotic flavors give us plenty to boast about. While Midwestern cuisine is often centered around meat and BBQ, our restaurant aims to change the game by offering some of the best seafood the Midwest has to offer. We welcome both seafood lovers and newcomers, and guarantee that there is a dish perfect for your taste buds.

We encourage you to take a moment to browse through our menus below. Feel free to call us with any questions!

(217) 522-5220

Banquets and Specials in Chatham IL

While we take great pride in supporting our community through local charities, our commitment extends beyond that. We are always looking for ways to give back to our loyal customers. One of these ways is by offering various coupons on our coupon page. Throughout the year, you’ll find our specials and discounts displayed there. Don’t miss out on our exclusive and delicious deals, guaranteed to satisfy both your appetite and your wallet.

For over 30 years, our restaurant has been a top choice for private parties. We offer exclusive private party rooms that are perfect for anniversaries, birthdays, rehearsal dinners, and more. We invite you to plan your special evening with us and enjoy a fantastic atmosphere along with the best seafood in town!

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We Offer Gift Certificates for Any Occasion!

Our Gift Certificates are non-refundable and have no cash value. Unused portions of a gift certificate can be applied to your next meal purchase. Gift certificates are available throughout the year and have NO expiration date! Click below to purchase your Certificates!
Our Hours



3:30 pm – 8:30 pm


3:30 pm – 10:00 pm


3:30 pm – 8:00 pm