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Chesapeake Inn Restaurant
Chesapeake Inn Restaurant

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chesapeakeinn.com
  • Phone: (410) 885-2040
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Christian Lackford
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our Catering and Banquets Department is very extensive. The best thing to do is visit our site...www.chesapeakeinnbanquets.com or call 410 885 2040 to speak to a banquet representative.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have multiple rooms available for small and large banquets.Our Catering and Banquets Department is very extensive. The best thing to do is visit our site...www.chesapeakeinnbanquets.com or call 410 885 2040 to speak to a banquet representative.
  • Private Party Contact: Melissa Marchione (410) 885-2040
  • Entertainment: We offer Live Bands and DJs on our DECK area nightly in the months of May through August and on Fridays & Saturdays in the months of September - April. The best way to check out which type of music & when it is playing is to visit our event calender on our website at www.chesapeakeinn.com. Click on the LIVE MUSIC link or the SPECIALS link to see all upcoming events and all live music details!
  • Special Events & Promotions: BRUNCH WITH SANTA 12/3 & 12/10 -Two dates & Two Seatings. Must call for reservations! no online reservations available. CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER - Open for Lunch & Dinner. Lunch(regular menu) 11am-3pm. Dinner(limited ala carte dinner menu) 3-8pm. *Reservations Required* online reservations welcome. NEW YEARS EVE DINNER - Open for Lunch & Dinner in the Dining Room. Lunch 11-3pm. Dinner starts at 3pm. Limited ala carte dinner menu available along with a unique couples dinner special on the menu. *Reservations Required* online reservations welcome. NEW YEARS EVE DECK PARTY! - Must call for details or visit our website for more information. BOUCHAINE 4 COURSE WINE DINNER 1/27/12 - Online reservations not available

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bohemia Ave
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer valet parking, as our parking area tends to fill up rather quickly.
A word from Chesapeake Inn Restaurant
The Chesapeake Inn is a place for everyone. The Main Dining Room boasts a beautiful waterfront view, along with a great bar area for small plates and some great "liquid therapy" cocktails. The menu in the dining room features jumbo lump crab cakes, fresh seafood specials, pasta, chicken, steak and veal. The Deck is our casual area featuring brick oven pizzas, great finger foods, salads and sandwiches. The Deck is open daily April through October, and only on weekends during the off season. The Deck area also offers live bands and entertainment during the summer months. The Chesapeake Inn also has a state of the art Ballroom for weddings and special occasions. We also have smaller banquet rooms in the Main Dining Area. We can host banquets up to 200 guests. Check out our website & click on the SPECIALS link for specials & upcoming events in our dining areas. ONLINE RESERVATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED FOR THE MAIN DINING ROOM, NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE DECK.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "My meal was not good. I had the Ahi tuna and it was not sushi grade n not prepared very good. The outside was grey. Others in my group were very pleased w their choices."
    Dined on 9/8/2014
  • "This restaurant has it all. On the water and you can dine on the deck or inside. Food is great and since it was crowded and no where to park in the area, they had valet parking. Sign up for their emails and you get a free entree on yur birthday. Love it."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "All of the dishes were well made and tasted excellent but it is an expensive menu."
    Dined on 9/5/2014
  • "The best thing here is the location on the river. It is a great place to sit and relax at the end of the day. The food is good but a little overpriced. The fish is fresh and they offer a variety of ways to have it prepared; from grilled to fried."
    Dined on 8/31/2014
  • "We have dined here many times in the past, both on the deck and in the restaurant upstairs. On this occasion it was my girlfriends birthday and as in the past times we were not disappointed. We waited for an outside table on the rail and had a fantastic dinner. The duck was fabulous as always and the Mahi Mahi was delicious. I had the 20oz Porterhouse special which was cooked to perfection."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "Whether you want elegant indoor dining, relaxed dining on the deck overlooking the canal, or the vibrant nightlife bar scene; the Chesapeake offers it all. On weekends you're likely to find a wedding going on but there is plenty of room to accommodate everyone. The food is excellent. The service is good. After dinner we left the upper deck to enjoy the band in the bar on the lower deck. While the atmosphere changed radically from the countryclub set to the partyers, we were impressed by the quality of the bar food being served and remarked that we ought to eat here on a subsequent visit."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I came across this place by accident, maybe not quite by accident - I was traveling through the area and had my handy Open Table app. What a surprise! Food choices were excellent, the quality was outstanding and the staff very accomodating. I had such a good time, I returned the next day for lunch and was just as pleased. Don't miss this gem of the neighborhood in Chesapeake City."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "First visit,great time Looking forward to our next visit. The view was great. We were lucky to see two ships. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Lobster sliders were wonderful as was the Maryland Crab Soup! Surprised that there was filler in the crab cake. Key Lime Pie, excellent and a generous portion."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This is my second time to the Chesapeake Inn. The food, service, atmosphere is fabulous. It is especially nice that the restaurant rests by the water on the C & D Canal...you're able to watch the tugboats and barges go on by. It just adds to the scenery making it unique. There is also music which is on the outside patio. So, you can have a few different choices of seating. You can either have fine dining outside with music or fine dining inside without music. OR you can have casual dining inside or outside with the music on the lower level of the restaurant. Many options are available!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "We took our son and daughter-in-law to the Chesapeake Inn for dinner to celebrate their anniversary. It was their first visit and they were very pleased with the food, wine and ambiance. We will all be back!!!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "On a Wednesday afternoon, my wife and myself decided to take a relax day. We went to the restaurants outside fine dining. Mid-afternoon, it was quiet, we had a couple of Rieslings, appetizers, and seafood entrees. A July afternoon could be uncomfortable but we picked the right day to enjoy a quite afternoon with a good view of the water and boats. It reminded us of a similar day years ago in Maine. It was our 1st time but we will be back, we live in King of Prussia Pa and not that far."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Our waiter should never have been a member of the wait staff but I would not want him fixing my food either. His grooming and hygiene was awful. My food was lukewarm--fish stuffed with crab--tasty, but not delivered hot. The first visit here on Father's Day was good--this time, not so good. We may return once more, but we will eat outside."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We loved our dinners and the wonderful view! I had the seafood burrito and hubby had fish. We shared the wonderful crab bisque. Highly recommend all of it!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Great views in indoor and outdoor patios; Tommy the bartender is a gem, makes a mean Moscow Mule and Pear Martini. Appetizers were very good, prime rib was grissley."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Went for a Birthday dinner. What a lovely place. Everything was delicious. Great service and a lovely atmosphere."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We have enjoyed the Chesapeake Inn for many years. Love to watch the party people on the deck! And the beautiful sunset with all the boats. Great menu choices and seafood of course!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We have been dining here for years, this night was for our wedding anniversary. The restaurant was packed. The 2 Filet Mignons were served cold. We will go back, I hope that it was a fluke."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Food is excellent, services excellent and wonderfull views. We made great memories in this restaurant with our late father in law. With a Gift Card he left us, we celebrated his wonderful life with a glass of the BEST Bloody Mary he used to love!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Fantastic location in a charming town. It was a lovely evening"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I recently treated my husband to a Sunday dinner at the Chesapeake Inn--a family member also came along. We had never been there before. We were very pleased especially with the view and the food. The food was absolutely delicious and came with good sized portions. Parking was a problem on the day we visited. But we got lucky as a parking spot became available right at the front door. We plan to visit again."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We had a very nice anniversary dinner. Very good food and service while sitting on the second floor deck overlooking the docks and harbor. Nice evening to remember."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "This restaurant has a terrific outdoor bar scene that is very busy and popular. Often overlooked is fine food service inside that offers a terrific view of the Canal and the ships that travel through. Baked Salmon "Chesapeake" (lobster sauce and lump crab meat) was cooked perfectly, and the taste was great. Blackened Swordfish was also properly prepared, not at all dry, and flavorful but not overpowered by the seasoning. Our server was very pleasant and very efficient. Nice job by all."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Took our family and a friend to the Chesapeake Inn for dinner to celebrate a special occasion, and had an outstanding time. Various seafood dishes we had were all fantastic. Service was excellent. And the view is a big attraction. The restaurant staff was very accommodating with a couple of our special requests, for instance around seating and customizing an entree. The only slight irritant was that there were a few flies around occasionally. My understanding is they are due to the opening to the outdoor deck. Weren't too bad, and certainly didn't take away from the overall outstanding experience, but since I've now experienced that twice lately, it would be nice to see this fixed. Bottom line, great place and dining experience!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Mgr sat us in bar area and called it dining room despite res. made 2 months in advance. No table cloth make shift tables poor views. Mgr lied and called it dining room. App. Arrived same time as dinner. Waiter was great."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Excellent crab cakes. Vegetables well prepared-not over cooked but crisp. The only problem I found was a limited parking area considering the seating capacity. On my first attempt to dine here ( Sunday at 6 pm late April ) the bikers were in force and the parking area was a sea of bikes with the area blocked off with traffic cones,. Valet service was available but who wants to pay for valet service in Chesapeake City?Having no place to park we left. "
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Sunday night was beautiful as we sat upstairs and dined during sunset. Service & meal was very nice & professional. From valet, hostess, and waiter they were very capable and attentive. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Excellent swordfish with citrus sauce. Both our meals were excellent. Excellent service also."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "choice of fresh fish was outstanding - wish side vegetables were more interestingly prepared had requested a window side table when I made on line reservation several days in advance but not what we got when we arrived service was well paced - something hard to find these days"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The food here is very good and it has a good wine list, including a good selection of wines at $20/bottle. The service is no better than you get at Friday's, Red Lobster, or some other chain; one expects more at a restaurant in this price range. Also, make sure that you have $4 ready when you pull up to the restaurant, it is valet parking only, so to add insult to injury you have to pay to park. I will not be rushing back to this place. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Went with friends on a Friday night. I was able to make a reservation easily on OpenTable and was immediately seated in a great round booth with amazing views. We were able to get a bottle of great wine that was reasonably priced. They have 20 wines under $20. Tookway to long to order and longer to get entrees. Food was good, no complaints. Thought side dishes outshined the fish. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Started with a wonderful seat at the window, as the hostess put it "best seat in the house"! She was very welcoming! Our server was great in giving us all the specials and answering any questions. Had cocktails first, our server gave us plenty of time and never rushed us. We both had the crab bisque, was delicious, lots of crab. My husband had crab cakes and they were all crab meat, not filler, very good. I had a seafood stew, shrimp, clams, oysters, mussels, scallops and a white fish in a spicy red sauce, just wonderful! A very enjoyable meal and great service. We will return. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Food and atmosphere were good; however, the service was a little slow. We were there for brunch, when we got up to get our meal our salad plates were not cleared, we had to push them to the middle of the table. The same when we went for dessert, we had to push our meal plates to the center of the table because they were not cleared. Had to flag down waiter for drink order. It was a little embarrassing as we took out of town guests after bragging about the restaurant to them it didn't hold up to our bragging."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "This was the first time going to this restaurant and it was for Easter. The buffet was good and a nice variety unfortunately we say near the door to the upstairs deck so we had to deal with the cool air blowing. Overall I enjoyed the meal and the place."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Very nice place, good food. service was a little slow, but overall it was very good"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We were there last Friday night to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary with some friends. I have to say that the best part of the evening was our server, Sydney. She was stellar! From helping one of us decide on what kind of draft beer to drink, to providing us all glasses of champagne with strawberries shaped like a heart, to a dessert with Happy 25th Anniversary written in a raspberry sauce - she made the evening special! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Thank you Sydney!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I cant say enough about this place! We came here for our anniversary and the food was just spectacular! If you want a place to take someone, a date, friends, out of town clients or just family this is the place to impress them! I would highly recommend !! Make sure to check out the downstairs as well they have a great place for dancing with live entertainment."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "I really enjoyed the ambiance and the food, not only that had a Special Guest from DC , we all really enjoyed every minute of it."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "My husband and I had a pleasant evening on the porch of the Chesapeake Inn. The food and service were very good. I would recommend going for an evening with family or friends."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "THE ROCK FISH WAS GREAT THIS PLACE LOOKS LIKE IT JUMPS IN THE SUMMER RIGHT ON THE WATER"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
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