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The Chowder House

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16261 Highway 101 S, Brookings, OR 97415-9499
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chico
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in here our first day of vacation. We were starving. We were in great moods and ready to eat. Unfortunately the gal at the counter was not in such a good mood. Seemed bummed to have to help us. She was pretty rude and unpleasant. I asked about kids meals, and she was super rude about that as well.... More 

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Thank michelleh191
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best fish and chips on the Oregon Coast right here. Fries are very good. Fish was fresh and flavourful. Washed all that goodness down with a yummy IPA. Big place. Decent beer selection. Very nice staff.

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Thank T s
USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Okay fish-and-chips. Nothing to write home about, a bit greasy, and the fries weren't that good, but not bad.

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Thank RamblinUSA
Hughson, United States
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Nice people, clean establishment. Voted by my adult children the best clam chowder of our trip, Best french fries I've every had! Fresh fish tacos! The sauce and fish were great!!!

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Thank Catherine L
Albany, Oregon, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This place has the best chowder in town and even offers it in bread bowls. They also have other sea food options or burgers and sandwiches for those who don't do seafood! Great place to eat while your down in the port/ harbor area!

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Thank Krystal G
Medford, Oregon
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Chowder House is always our first stop when we get to Brookings. They have great clam chowder and the clam strips are the best we have eaten. Busy place most of the time but the orders come out fast.

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Thank Paula W
Grants Pass, Oregon
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Food is plain, only good thing was a grilled cheese. Fish and calamary was plain tasting. I would not recommend eating here.

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Brookings, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Not fit to eat, unless you want to kill flies and eat them. I believe they had to close down. Not surprised since the food was so terrible.

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Thank ieatoutlots
Seattle
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Our first experience in 2012 was very good: it was a catered banquet for volunteers by the local hospice: food was good (better than your average banquet) and the sheet cake for dessert was WONDERFUL. Fast forward 6 months: I ordered a cake from them for another event and it was strictly mediocre (same baker). Couple months later, Hospice ordered... More 

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Thank pctroll
Boulder Creek, California
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We got the feeling that they were probably trying, but had failed to grasp the basics. One order of chowder failed to arrive, and our server gave conflicting responses when pressed. Fish and chips was good. Overall we felt that they didn't care enough about their customers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, American
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16261 Highway 101 S, Brookings, OR 97415-9499
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Brookings

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?