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“Good Lunch and Clam Chowder” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sam's Chowder House

Sam's Chowder House
4210 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5221
650-712-0245
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Fremont, California
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1,050 helpful votes 1,050 helpful votes
“Good Lunch and Clam Chowder”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As the name says, this is Sam's Chowder House - and they do deliver good and tasty clam chowder. We enjoyed our lunch here.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Salida, California
2 reviews
“yummy seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Delicious food and good prices! Lobster rolls, oysters, and other seafood delicacies. The steamed clams are to die for!

Visited July 2014
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice ride to Half Moon Bay for Clam Chowder and a Lobster Roll”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If your are headed to Half Moon Bay then Sam's is the place to stop for a bowl of CLAM Chowder and Lobster Roll. Both offerings give you generous helpings of clam and Lobster.

Sam's is located above the beach and in the winter likely provides an excellent view of Mavericks.

Food is well above average, but wait staff and view are both top notch.

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Better places to dine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The food here was average...nothing spectacular. Lobster roll wasn't hot. Fried platter was greasy and too crispy. Almost overdone. Our waitress was lovely and very friendly but we wouldn't return.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Get there by 9 as it shuts early”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at half moon bay and fell into sam's. Good food. Nice atmosphere. Enjoyed a great night. By luck called ahead and we literally ran in to make it by 9

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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