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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 - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick bite during our trip up the coast. Incredible views of the coast in this area and the Chowder Bowl was convenient. Staff were friendly and the Chowder was good. Fresh salad also made it worth the stop. Enjoyed!

Thank Joy G
Vancouver, Washington
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is friendly....always busy and the food is always fresh,good and plenty.....the staff is fun,quick and the fish and chips and chowder are awesome....

Thank Jasper7777
Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost always visit the Chowder Bowl in Depot Bay on our annual trip to the coast. This year I was very disappointed!!! The chowder was nothing short of awful. It literally tasted like day old glue. Disappointed. The service was slow, slow, slow. It wasn't like the place was busy as there were only about three other tables occupied... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you first walk into this place, it doesn't look like much but they make up for it with very fresh seafood and some of the best chowder I have had. Highly recommend the fish and chips. Not greasy, fresh and they come with excellent crispy French fries. This is always our go to place when we travel through Depoe... More 

Thank bsranch
San Antonio, Texas
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and ordered clam chowder and a Dead Guy Ale, a local beer. Both were excellent! Affordable delicious lunch - my kinda place. Highly recommend!

Thank TamiNaustin
Grandview, Washington
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163 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Chowder House is located along the tourist strip of Depoe Bay. There are several other places nearby, but I recommend this one due to the quality of the food and variety of choices. As expected, they feature seafood, but they also have burgers, BLT's and chicken. The food is varied, well prepared and served hot. All in our party... More 

Thank I82X73
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here while in Depot Bay and the fish and chips were excellent. We had chowder as well as it was good.

Thank CanadaVacationer1
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in and were seated immediately. The service was friendly and quick and the food was great. Very good clam chowder and the clam strips and scallops were cook perfectly.

Thank KC C
Seattle, WA
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

During a camping trip to Oregon Coast my wife and I stopped here for clam chowder and fish and chips. Both were outstanding. Nice outside deck.

Thank Mercerislandtravel
Buxton, Oregon, United States
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

My husband asked the server about gluten free. I have a gut disease that is affected by it. He was told that they could make accommodations, In reality there was nothing on the menu that they could accommodate. They put croutons on the salad. All of the dressings had thickening agents, so I ate it dry. The french fries are... More 

Thank Patricia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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?