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The Chowder Bowl

40 S Hwy 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
541 765 2300
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Ranked #15 of 28 Restaurants in Depoe Bay
Cuisines: Seafood
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Smithfield, Virginia
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294 reviews 294 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband and I stopped at Depoe Bay to go to the Whale Center and toured the little seaport. Here we found The Chowder Bowl on the main drag. The restaurant was clean and had plenty of seating. The place was about 1/3 full with one waiter. He was excellent. Really organized, quick and everyone was waited on quickly with... More 

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Depoe Bay, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Bowl is what I expected from a seaside restaurant. A nice variety on the menu, decent prices and a friendly staff make for a laid back experience with a great view. I had a seafood salad and a bowl of chowder, tasty and economical.

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Vancouver, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very clean place. Quick service. Food was hot. The chowder was nothing to write home about. Added cornbread, pepper and Tabasco sauce to add favors.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Good food, good service, nice view. Good chowder. Tasty fish. One girl working in the place and she managed to keep everyone happy. Would recommend.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not clean. The table and salt / pepper shakers were tacky to touch. I got the fish and chips. I grew up on the coast and have eaten a lot of fish and chips and am pretty certain this was the worst I've ever had. I only ate half, which is way out of character. It was like they fried... More 

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Redding, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stopped last year and loved the food! A well kept secret and a Must do stop! We shared a basket of onion rings beer and chowder! Service was great and the kids and adults like to watch the trains!

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Boise, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I enjoyed the fish and chips at The Chowder Bowl more than any other place on the coast. Not greasy and plenty to eat. I really like their clam chowder as well, it is very flavorful, hot and delicious.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

For main street - I think it beats Mo's - so there you go! :) It's not too thick and reasonably priced.

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Marysville, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We've been here several times before and when I told my wife we were having lunch here she was excited to have her favorite crab melt. We got there mid afternoon and she ordered the crab melt and I had the chowder and salad. We probably won't be back. Too many other places to try in the area.

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good chowder. Good fish tacos. Nothing spectacular but fairly good beach food. The patio seating was very nice...much better than the loud interior seating.

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Address: 40 S Hwy 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Phone Number: 541 765 2300
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Depoe Bay
Cuisine: Seafood

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