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Eastport Chowder House

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167 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1023
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Saint John
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lobster, clams/ mussels, red potatoes, corn on the cob, melted butter, clams broth, served piping hot in a roaster pan.Prior to its and included with this entree we had clams chowder, warm rolls , oyster crackers and coleslaw. ALL DELICIOUS !!

Thank Ann D
Bangor, Maine
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The seafood chowder and the view are absolutely superb! The chowder served PIPING hot and the seafood delicately cooked warrant this place a resounding excellent! In fact I will never be able to visit Eastport again without eating this chowder!! $16.95 plus tax for SIX blackened scallops appetizer? ~Well, was eyebrow raising.... We should have asked the market price before... More 

Thank freddapick
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant in Eastport while on vacation a local recommended The Chowder House we are so glad he did , the food was delicious with generous portions cooked perfectly , it tasted fresh like it just came from the ocean , our server was friendly and very helpful , the veiw was beautiful this restaurant... More 

1 Thank Renee M
Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New England Clam Chowder is great. I have eaten clams chowder all over New England and this is one of the best if not the best I have eaten - thick and lot's of clams.Also had the Maine Fried Shrimp light batter and while I ate some with cocktail sauce most were eaten without as they were tender and... More 

Thank jfknaples
Jacksonville, Florida
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always my go-to place for lobster dinner in the area. Unless you cook them on board your own boat, you're not going to get them any more fresh. I went with the stuffed this lobster this time which was a fun change (Thanksgiving-like stuffing but with big chunks of all sorts of seafood piled on the underside of the tail... More 

1 Thank Ryan W
Management response:

Glad you enjoyed! Non-seafood eaters enjoy our Land and Italian Specialties, especially the Rack of BBQ Ribs. Hope you come again! More 

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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have been eating here for years when we are in the area. They have their own lobster pound so the lobster is always fresh. They have a full menu and I have always had great food and service here. We had our grand kids here a few years ago and they showed them the lobster pound and let them... More 

1 Thank JCarolineFlorida
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Thanks for coming in! Glad you enjoyed your meals. More 

Middlebury, Connecticut
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

have not been here for many years but this trip while visiting friends we had dinner there. very fresh fish, we all ordered different fish dishes and all were fresh and good service was very slow and a large party with a table full of kids made talking difficult after 40 minutes we had to ask about our dinner and... More 

Thank yysuzanne
Umatilla, Oregon
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Service was good, food was tasty, and the view was exquisite. The history of the place adds to the ambiance.

1 Thank Shehulk86
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The staff is great and fun! The building is right on the ocean and the lobster is simply incredible!!! A MUST stop while in Eastport!

2 Thank LEMMAR1968
Owatonna, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

First time in Maine, ate in Bar Harbor and other towns. This was our most fun night of the trip, and best food. And the view is incredible! Good seafood, solid drinks and lots of locals to visit with. If anywhere in the area, go. You will love it. Five stars!

2 Thank Lynn K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Seafood, Soups
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1023
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: 12078534700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?