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The Chowder Bowl

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40 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
541 765 2300
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Olds, Alberta
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about this restaurant. If it constantly being busy doesn't say something I don't know what does. The chowder is awesome and the fish and chips are amazing. Not one bad meal here ever and have been many times

Thank swbasil
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's ok...standard fare for coast visit...prefer the one in Newport over this one...better than Mom's and close to the fun shops

Thank Mark N
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been here twice now. Coconut shrimp was good. So were clam strips. But all friend food tends to taste similar. That's why I selected the coco shrimp this time.

Thank Christina N
Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch after whale watching. The service was friendly and fast. My son had the seafood pasta and raved about it. I had a chowder bowl which was ok. Not my favorite chowder ever.

Thank mbmoser
Pacific Northwest
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chowder Bowl came highly recommended by a friend so I felt slightly let down when it didn't quite rise to meet my expectations. I'm a Pacific Northwest gal so I grew up on seafood and I know a fabulous bowl of chowder when I meet one...Chowder bowl left something to be desired, rather "blah" overall. I paired mine with a... More 

Thank BassMom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This little unassuming eatery is tucked into the main drag of Depoe Bay, with a sign that looks much like West Coast Choppers in front (only it says West Coast Chowders). I was hungry for a cup of clam chowder..... thick, New England style chowder. I was not disappointed. It was hot, rich, chock full of clams, delish. We looked... More 

Thank Diana P
Clarkston, Washington
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was really good, I had the crab melt, husband had cod and fries. Cooked perfect. Wait staff was awesome, quick services.

Thank Darkkyss
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we order a big bowl of clam chowder here. We have searched for the best chowder up and down the coast and have stopped searching! Lots of clams and soooo creamy. Absolutely best chowder on the coast. Super secret family recipe. Keep in mind that this Chowder Bowl restaurant is independent from any others (i.e Newport). Love this... More 

Thank Fabvagtrp
Eugene, OR
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not my favorite restaurant at the coast, they don't have the best chowder. After a day at Nye beach, it is a good place to get a bowl of chowder. They have a patio, closed off from the wind. Lots of families here. A good place to take kids.

Thank Dejanick1
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch. Service was good, very friendly staff. Good chowder & salad perfect for a light lunch. French dip got 2 thumbs up & kids menu was terrific. We'll go again!

Thank Rimrocknoni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Depoe Bay
  • Phone Number: 541 765 2300

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