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US Rte 1 & Rte 114, Oak Hill Plaza, Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 883-8333
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fruitland Park, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like going for fast food but the big difference is great sea food. Fried haddock and fries were surprisingly not greasy at all. Crispy crust on the haddock and very tasty. My wife had the haddock sandwich and found it the same as my fried haddock. Not greasy at all. One other had the normal he has every week he... More 

Thank Joseph B
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a very casual dinner with my mother and husband. My husband and I both had "Fish & Chips" -- Haddock & Fries. Haddock was amazing! Fries were fantastic! Cole Slaw was great! My mother had full clam bellies with fries and she loved them. The restaurant was very slow but there were some people in there when... More 

Thank CutesyPieKaz
Scarborough, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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 June 26, 2016

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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406 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 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 54 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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21 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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653 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 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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163 reviews
84 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.

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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
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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?