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Chowder House

206 Eagle Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-3545
907-452-2882
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Ranked #14 of 195 restaurants in Fairbanks
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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  • English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

When I first arrived in Fairbanks a year ago, I checked Tripadvisor and decided to try this place out. It is a hole in the wall with a diner feel... which isn't bad because it can make you feel like a local. You write your order on a piece of paper and give it to the waitress. What boggled my... More

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Mascoutah, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pulled into town and was looking for a quick lunch. I read some reviews and had to try it. Pulling up, you know its classic hole in the wall classic diner and your gonna have a great meal. The place was packed at noon but was seated right away. I ordered the smoked salmon chowder and French dip. I was... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great chow. Priced well. Local spot. Place is always busy at lunch and if you don't get there early you will have to wait. Wait staff is on top of it.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

This is probably the most consistent restaurant in Fairbanks. I've been coming here for years and have never had a bad meal...ever. That's saying a lot! All their food is fresh made everyday. All the chowders are excellent...halibut and smoked salmon are my favorites. The chicken salad sandwich is very good and you have many other ingredients to choose from.... More

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Had the clam chowder and it was wonderful. Thick and tasty. They have create your own sandwich with lots of choices. They also offer foir different kinds of bread in a mini loaf. Love it! The waitstaff is friendly. Located near the military base,good to see our men and women in uniform!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Went here for a quick lunch with a friend and I was pleasantly surprised by the chowder and the sandwich selection! I will definitely return with my family next time. I got the clam chowder and it was so so so good! The chicken salad sandwich was also very tasty and freshly made.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We ate lunch at the Chowder House, each getting a cup of chowder and a sandwich. We both agreed that the smoked salmon was better than the New England clam chowder (which was good, but the smoked salmon was especially good). Both sandwiches were big enough to cut in half for another meal. Service was very friendly.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It may be a little hard to find, and it looks a little dated on the outside, but the soups are delicious. When you are seated, you are given a pen and a menu sheet to select your food items and to build your own sandwiches. I love their fresh fruit milkshakes!

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Palm, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This place was unusual, you had to circle what you wanted on the menu, and the tables were different heights, so it was a bit unusual, but very friendly and the food was delicious, chowder excellent, and the service was lightning quick.

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San Jose, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

With a name like chowder house, you might expect that it would be one thing they do well. But, you'd be wrong here. We had the salmon chowder and clam chowder, both were lacking in seasoning, flavorless, and not very good. It appears like they make one base chowder, then toss in bits of clam or salmon or whatever when... More

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