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American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up from Riverview to eat here at 1The Chowder House in Zephyrhills! Really good! Our 2nd time here and waitress Sara Jo was the best waitress. Hope we get her every time! The clam chowder is excellent. I had the shrimp trio. The...my girlfriend had the shrimp scampi.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a CIA/New Haven, CT graduate and professional chef, I would recommend The Chowder House. I know there’s no way to please everyone, but my wife and I had a great meal. The seafood was fresh and cooked nicely. The service was professional but fun...to talk with. The longer I live in Florida (30 years and counting) the more I miss New England. This brought me back. I can tell you about many restaurants in New England that make a horrible seafood dish...so? Try this one. You’ll like it (maybe love it) unless you want a fast food taste. This is not that placeMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

We drove an hour to get here. 2 couples. The other couple ordered a whole clam plate for $24.99. Lots of clams, but he didn't care for the batter. It was greasy ! His wife got a Coconut Shrimp plate. Again, lots of shrimp, but...kind of tasteless, as i got the TAKE TWO. Coconut Shrimp and hand battered fried shrimp. The hand battered shrimp were very chewy. A bit over done i think. My hubby got clam chowder and haddock. He loved it. We also had delicious onion rings. to start. Very expensive, but if the food was tasty it would have been worth it . I would go for appetizers again...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

Ordered online from Chowder House menu I got on Google. Their logo, their menu, their phone number! When I got there the bill was twice what the menu stated. Sarah Jo said that isn’t their menu Google just created it... the only menu they honor...is on FB. THEN HAVE THEM TAKEN DOWN. THIS IS BAIT AND SWITCH AND WILL BE REPORTED TO BBB.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020 via mobile

We were there for an early dinner. We started off with clam chowder and conch fritter. The chowder was thick and creamy. The conch fritters were some of the best I've had outside of the Bahamas. My GF had the shrimp and spinach Alfredo and...said it was very good I had the pink shrimp and snow crabs. Both meals were large. I also enjoyed the gingerbread.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 5, 2020 via mobile

The food was fair for the price.... and our server did an ok job. The floor manager Sara should realize customers are not stupid and can read a post written by the owner. Most concerning of all was when I was showing the floor manager...they falsely advertised free drinks with entree from 7 to 8 pm, she indicated that I can’t read .... ***FRESH SEAFOOD ALL WEEKEND*** COME TASTE THE FRESHNESS! ~Lobster, Snow Crab, Whole Belly Fried Clams, Conch Fritters, Jumbo Pink Shrimp, All Wild Caught Fish! Our Popular Fish & Chips Served All Day! $19.99 1lb Lobster Dinners! We have 2lb too! Jumbo Snow Crab Legs & Steak! Fresh Fish Sandwiches, Baskets, Combo’s And Many Amazing Non-Seafood Items... Fresh Chicken Tenders, Crispy Wings, Deep Fried Pork Chops, Roasted Turkey... Our Guests Come From All Over Tampa Bay! Many So Surprised Of The Quality... ~The Entire Staff Greatly Appreciates Everyone's Support Over the Past Months... We've Been Safely Serving Guests For Over 10 Years! Everyone's Safety, Including Food Safety Is Still Our Top Priority! ~We Welcome Those That Are Safe To Visit...While We Want Everyone To Visit... Please do not visit if you are compromised in any way... Once Healthy & Safe, We Will Be Here For You! And Look Forward To Your Visit! ~We Have Curbside To-Go's and Free Delivery 3p-Close Daily! We Still Have Many Guests Using These Great Options! 813-780-8396! ~We've Increased Our Hours Of Operation As Follows: Sunday-Thursday 11:30a-7p, Friday and Saturday 11:30a-8p. That's Right.. Open Friday and Saturday 'Til 8p! ~We Will Be Offering Complimentary Cocktails & Wine Included With All Dinner Entrees From 7p-8p Friday & Saturday! We Serve Safe 21+ Make Plans To Join Us To Celebrate and Kick Off Summer! Try Our New Watermelon Mint Cocktail ~Make Plans To Visit This Weekend! Do you see arrive after 7pm here? NO you don’t do we arrived at 6:50 paid for a drink Asked for 2nd with the entree and were denied it after server agreed and went to get it. But wait that’s not the best the owner in a flip flops and T-shirt coming out of kitchen with sauce running down shirt decides to talk crap to customer explaining a post written by this ignorant owner. This restaurant will at best muddle through their customer service will sink them.More

Date of visit: June 2020
R4145BItoms, Owner at The Chowder House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2020

First... everything was wonderful until they didn’t get their “free drink.” Then we had to endure they were “millionaires” complaint for 20 mi utes and getting out their seats harassing the servers over this “free” drink up at the point of sales system. The entire...More

Reviewed May 17, 2020

I've lived in Zephyrhills for 17 years and had never eaten here until today. I was impressed. The decor is cute, and the food was great. My husband had the pork chops and they were delicious. I had some of the best scallops ever. Will...definitely return.More

Date of visit: May 2020
TheChowderHouse, Owner at The Chowder House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2020

Thank you so much! We greatly appreciate your visit and this wonderful review.

Reviewed March 11, 2020

Excellent service, fun to be there. Food cooked perfectly, wonderful seafood. Specials great for seniors, reasonably priced

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

The food was good. What we were disappointed with was that the online menu was different from the actual menu. (Less choices)

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 10, 2020

It's my first year in Florida, having just moved here from Bangor, Maine. No more snow, black flies or mosquitos for this guy or "REAL" seafood so I thought. That is before I discovered The Chowder House Restaurant in Zephyrhills. People have complained about the...service. Never have I had a problem, always so nice and very accessible if we needed anything. Never noticed any bad smells either. With the exception of some of the perfumes worn by the clientele. I have to laugh when these reviewers talk about the high prices of the seafood. If you haven't been to New England in a while the prices at the Chowder House are average for what you pay up north or you can pay a lot more for the same thing along the ocean, Cooking the food is another thing and EVERYTHING I have had on their vast menu has been cooked to perfection. Which is not easy with any kind of seafood. People you have a gem right here and don't realize it. The Chowder House, " the way life should be". Believe me it's WICKED GOOD. Just if they had Moxie to drink with dinner.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you are correct. we have ate there many times, The food is good 95% of the time, They DO NOT respond to comments or reviews, it's like they just don't care. Also they do not respond to complaints abut the food either... More
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yes .... very well prepared mine were
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Yes they're open on Monday. You're going to love the food and the service there!
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