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The Chowder House Restaurant

36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
+1 813-780-8396
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“clam chowder” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (40 reviews)
“haddock” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We like this place, Food here is great, But were very disappointed this time, A side we ordered with our meal was not prepared as usual. it was messed up in the kitchen by putting to much something in it, therefore it tasted nasty.. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us dined there last night and each had something different. My Mermaid platter was bigger than I could handle, but I did a good job on it. The trick is to eat the seafood and forget the fries. Clams, shrimp, fish and scallops...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Meg S
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to Thursday night AYCE shrimp and we were not disappointed. The shrimp are cooked to order and are fresh, hot and yummy! The special includes French fries, coleslaw and tea. The service was wonderful. We had a relaxing evening. We’ll be back soon!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 8, 2018

i am used to New England Clam Chowder, originally from Boston. This was a close second, only not as creamy. Also had fry which was so awesome, Also looking for fried clams, which seem non existent in Florida. Chose scallops as an alternative, very happy...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Roberta H
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This restaurant is just amazing. Large selection of seafood, dinner items, Italian food, and appetizers. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and everything is home made. Hands down best restaurant in Zephyrhills!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robyn W
Reviewed October 18, 2018

good food, maine seafood and cooking, Way overly priced though, nice ambiance. not to busy here. Lunch and dinner only.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Best New England seafood ....if not in New England!! Took my Cape Cod relatives there and they agreed. For me, the scallops were amazing!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frantavia5
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Went before the coming influx of snowbirds, which makes the lines long. The chef is from Maine and has very high standards for seafood. Sara Jo and Paul took very good care of us. They were out of calumari but that was OK as we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Arlene Z
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh and excellently prepared. Melissa was an absolute doll. Excellent server! A little pricey but comparable to the quality. Well worth it!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank susanmZ9566VY
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Being from Maine I have a high expectations of seafood. I’ve never had a bad meal there and despite reading some of the reviews about being slow I’ve never had that issue. However, I’m looking at the timeframe of the year and realized it’s when...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jeffers A
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Marie Elena W
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Response from Herman S | Reviewed this property |
yes .... very well prepared mine were
Gail H
November 27, 2016|
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Response from Gail T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they're open on Monday. You're going to love the food and the service there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Zephyrhills
  • Phone Number: +1 813-780-8396
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Zephyrhills destination for fresh, flavorful, family dining! Freshest seafood and many traditional dinner favorites. Homemade desserts. All set in a warm, clean, casual atmosphere. Located on 54 West in the Zephyrhills Plaza, we can be found in the shopping plaza behind Amscot and Hardess.
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