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US Rte 1 & Rte 114, Oak Hill Plaza, Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 883-8333
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Scarborough, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there some 50 times over the years and never been disappointed . The food is great-from Lobster Rolls ,Clams,salads,etc. I highly recommend it. Sam Kelley,mbitrailersmaine@gmail.com

Thank 938sam
Pensacola, Florida
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best clam and seafood chowder. Great price. A quart of seafood chowder to go was about $15.00. If you want to taste Maine seafood, Chowderhead is a good place to go. You may order to go or sit in to eat. It is not a fancy restaurant but very good seafood.

Thank cheelyum
Dayton, Ohio
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393 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The seafood chowder is crazy good and the lobter roll was tasty, but not as good. I don't like sandwiches served on a croissant, but this one was toasted so it wasn't limp like most croissants. Super fresh food, bare bones surroundings and reasonable pricing.

Thank Marblehead750
Saco, Maine
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Ordered the fried scallop plate and was amazed how tasty the scallops were. Cooked to perfection and moist and tender. 5 stars

Thank drakede2016
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I visited this place on a whim, as it is part of a "strip mall", and was very pleasantly surprised by the chowder. They take great care with their product and it shows! They have some tables for eat in, but it seems like take out is the way to go. I'd definitely go back.

Thank RoamWorld
scarborough maine
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

in a hurry great place to stop by and have lunch chowder is wonderful and the service is fast . quick eat in and out place and plenty of parking

Thank finland33
Halifax, Canada
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633 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

I was in town for an overnight and discovered this little restaurant in a strip mall. Fantastic bowl of chowder and a half shrimp salad sandwich on oat bread for $7.95! Delicious! The staff were very friendly. Can't say enough of about great little spot. Prices are reasonable, food is wonderful and there are loads of items on the menu... More 

Thank Acadia80
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

A nice little restaurant in a small shopping area. The seafood chowder is a specialty along with fried dinners, sandwiches and a few other items. It has been there awhile and does a brisk business. We go for the chowder and onion rings as a rule.

2 Thank TundraJayco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Was looking for quick seafood in area and saw good reviews for Chowderheads on trip advisor. My 14-year-old daughter didn't think the food would be good because of the outside appearance. I told her it looks can be deceiving. We ordered fish and chips tiger shrimp and seafood chowder. The food was not only fantastic but reasonably priced. Don't let... More 

Thank Kathy R
Scarborough, Maine
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Located in a small local strip mall, this is a convenient place for lunch or dinner anytime. This is fast food, but done very well and of the best quality and with fair prices.

Thank Earle and Elean... B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Rte 1 & Rte 114, Oak Hill Plaza, Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: (207) 883-8333

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