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Country Kettle Chowda

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830 N Bay Ave, Bay Village, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
(609) 492-2800
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Simply the best!

This place has the best chowda on the island...don't pass it by! Great location right in the heart of Bay Village. They have delicious soups which may be served in a bread bowl. Easy takeout as well..just call ahead. Always friendly staff...

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

This place has the best chowda on the island...don't pass it by! Great location right in the heart of Bay Village. They have delicious soups which may be served in a bread bowl. Easy takeout as well..just call ahead. Always friendly staff...

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New Jersey
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123 reviews 123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Do not let this little "hole in the wall" discourage u!! Has the the most delicious New England Chowder which u can have in a simple container or in a bread bowl!!!!! They also sell Lobster Bisque and Manhattan Clam chowder. The store is tiny!!! Simply big enough to get your chowder and go!!! Tables are outside where u can... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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356 reviews 356 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

consistently good and virtually irresistible. This place has been around seemingly forever and the quality never changes. Whenever we are in town and want chowder, this is the place. You can also take it home if you choose to do that as there is no indoor seating.

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Bayville, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just went to LBI annual chowder fest n had the best chowder in my book. Forget bout Howard's. Well if u like the buttery kind with little clams. Go for it. The kettles was/ is full of flavor n the perfect consistency. N the staff was great. The r definitely a winner by me. Oh n btw.... The chegg... Stick... More 

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HAWLEY PA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is the best chowder you can purchase on LBI!! We bring home several quarts every year and now we have to bring some for family members and friends, We all love it!!

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Warrington, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Every time we go there ,the trip is not complete till you've eaten the chowder from the Country Kettle. Can't wait to get back down there in October for the famous CHOWDER FEST so we can sample some of all the different chowders. GOOD LUCK COUNTRY KETTLE !

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Newtown
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We grab some chowder from Country Kettle every summer when we're staying on LBI. Its really some of the best and several varieties available. New England chowda is awesome and has a little kick to it!

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lobster bisque and the Rhode Island Red - WOW, WOW, WOW. Both were outstanding and we were able to snatch the soup during a RARE slow time at the counter. Well worth the wait in the future for sure!

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White Plains, NY
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Lobster Bisque is EXCELLENT, and this place is known for their Clam Chowder. We always bring home quarts, which you can buy refrigerated. These creamy soups last for four days in the refrigerator according the the Internet (we agree), and can be frozen for four months. You'll be glad you came to this place, nicely located in a cluster... More 

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NYC
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174 reviews 174 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Very small store that just serves soup. You can take it home or eat it outside where there are tables for all the eateries. We had our New England chowder served in a bread bowl which was also delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 830 N Bay Ave, Bay Village, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: (609) 492-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 34
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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