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Freeport Chowder House

Chowder, Seafood
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2 Mechanic Street, Freeport, ME
(207) 865-3404
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 46
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 12
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  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Enjoyable Lobster Roll and Chowder

I had lunch here last weekend and enjoyed a Lobster Roll with a suprising amount of lobster inside. The roll was warmed and buttered. Quite a big serving for $15 US. Also I tried the seafood chowder in a cup and it was really enjoyable. It was served with a packet of chips (crisps)>

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Los Angeles, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Their famous lobster rolls consist of a bland, tasteless piece of lobster in a miniscule bun and a few packets of mayo. And for this we paid $16. Avoid this place.

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New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This little shack has great lobster rolls. Don't miss out. Great price too. Do not expect a fancy seafood restaurant, just a hole in the wall, but great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

So you have to stop in for the lobster roll. Lots of lobster! The fries are delicious too. YUM! Stopped in on a locals recommendation and we were not disappointed.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

They claim to have "awarding winning chowder" but we've had better from a can - MUCH better, in fact. We paid $9.99 each for a bowl of seafood chowder and got cold potato soup. There was no fish, clams, scallops or shrimp as promised. After i picked out the potatoes, there was only a little milk left. The potatoes filled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I had lunch here last weekend and enjoyed a Lobster Roll with a suprising amount of lobster inside. The roll was warmed and buttered. Quite a big serving for $15 US. Also I tried the seafood chowder in a cup and it was really enjoyable. It was served with a packet of chips (crisps)>

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Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I came in wanting to try Maine Lobster for the first. Now I can understand what the fuss is. The Lobater Roll I had was delicious. If I could, I would come back often, but must leave soon. This will be my top place to come for a Lobster Roll!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My lunch was excellent and the service was very good as well. I'd go back anytime!! The breaded fish had a light crust but not oily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a great experience& wonderful waiter&cook will be going back next time we go to freeport!!! my husband loved the chowder and my chicken basket was awsome breaded just how I like it!

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Gorham, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My wife, step son, and myself stopped in for a Saturday lunch. The food was excellent, the haddock was as light as air, the french fries were devine, and my 13 year old step son, who is quite a critic, enjoyed all of it! Highly recommended, and the price was quite reasonable. Tom is a great cook!

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Freeport, Maine
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33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stopped by to get 2 soups for lunch. 1 haddock chowder and 1 corn chowder. Neither were notable, very thin broth. The haddock chowder was priced at $8. It didn't come with anything other than a package of crackers. I will pass on this in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Mechanic Street, Freeport, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: (207) 865-3404

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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