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Marblehead Chowder House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Clams Casino
A recipe that we made famous! A top seller
USD 9.95
Fried Calamari
Hand-cut, then gently dusted with our zesty seasonings, served with Marinara dipping sauce
USD 11.95
Coconut Shrimp
6 crispy-fried coconut shrimp served with kiwi-jalapeno coulis and chipotle BBQ dipping sauces
USD 10.95
Steamed Clams
Tender middlenecks delivered "lickity-split" from Clams Direct, VA (See RAW BAR) Sweet!
USD 10.95
Lobster Risotto Balls
Lobster pieces, Arborio rice, scallions and sweet, red pepper gently fried and served with Lobster Cheese dipping sauce
USD 9.95
Crab Pierogies
Lump crabmeat, home-made potato and cheddar pierogies sautéed with bacon, onions and butter. Served with horseradish - scallion crème fraiche
USD 14.95
Warm Crab Dip
Baked until bubbly and served with fresh veggies and crispy toasted crostini
USD 10.95
Sesame Tuna Bites
Fresh tuna coated with sesame seeds and pan-seared. Served with honey ginger teriyaki sauce
USD 9.95
Ultimate Appetizer
The perfect appetizer for sharing, a sampling of our Crab Pierogies, Calamari, Clams Casino, and Warm Crab Dip
USD 23.95
RAW BAR
Fresh Shucked Oysters
A variety offered from all three coasts. See Oyster Boards for Today's Fresh Oyster features
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Oyster Sampler
Mix & match any 6 of today's fresh oysters
USD 14.95
Shrimp Cocktail
Plump, sweet, jumbo beauties!
USD 10.95
Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktail
Snow white and sweet, it's all about the lumps!
USD 13.95
Clams on the Half Shell
Bagwell Enterprises (Clams Direct) in Virginia between the Chesapeake and Ramshorn Bays, hand-picks middlenecks especially for us—right sized and tender!
Middleneck ea USD 1
Topneck USD 1.5
EXTRAVAGANZAS
Awesome presentation! Our raw bar comes to you!
Regular
Six each Oysters, Clams and Jumbo Shrimp plus 4 ounces of Jumbo Lump Crab
USD 49.95
Large
Eight each Oysters, Clams and Jumbo Shrimp plus 6 oz of Lump Crab and a one-pound Chilled, Whole Lobster
USD 69.95
Supreme
Dozen each oysters, clams, shrimp with a pound of King Crab Legs and one-pound Chilled, Whole Lobster. A Raw Bar fit for a King!
USD 89.95
CHOWDERS & STEWS
By Popular Demand, We Will Feature Our Manhattan Clam Chowder Every Thursday!
Lobster Bisque
"The Aristocrat of Soups" from an age-old recipe
USD 5.95
Shot of Sherry USD 1
Chowder du Jour
Depends on what's good from the boat, garden, meat truck and spice rack
USD 5.25
New England Seafood Chowder
Lotsa fresh fish and clams, the "white stuff" served with Westminster Oyster Crackers
USD 5.25
Grand Central Oyster Stew
Reminiscent of NYC's legendary Grand Central Station Oyster Bar, authentically presented and served with Westminster Oyster Crackers
USD 9.95
Baked French Onion Soup
Our four-cheese blend melts over this crock full of onions, beef stock and a liberal dose of sherry
USD 5.95
BASKETS AND PIES
BASKETS
Includes skin on fries and homemade slaw
Patriot's Fish & Chips
America's Oldest Brewery lends us their Lager for our crispy beer-battered haddock
USD 14.95
Beer Battered Shrimp
Jumbo Shrimp fried with our Yuengling Lager beer batter
USD 15.95
Fried Oysters
Plump, hand-dusted & fried golden brown. Rave reviews!
USD 17.95
Lobster Risotto Balls
Lobster pieces, Arborio rice, scallions and sweet, red pepper gently fried and served with Lobster Cheese dipping sauce
USD 13.95
PIES
Tasty staples since opening, cozy comfort food made right here with flaky crusts. Includes one side
Maine Lobster Pie
A sweet treat - Lobster & potatoes in a rich sauce. Our best seller!
USD 19.95
Grand Central Oyster Pie
Our signature pie that has 'em driving miles. Reminiscent of a by-gone era and part of the Chowder House heritage
USD 18.95
Grandma Artz's Chicken Pie
Berks-Lancaster Counties tradition with shades of PA Dutch - Only white meat
USD 14.95
FRIED CLAMS
Clam Strip Basket
USD 12.95
As Appetizer USD 7.95
Ipswich Belly Clams Basket
Available with As Appetizer
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BLUE PLATE SPECIALS
Dinner with salad for $17.95 or less
New England Baked Cod
Flaky Alaskan Cod baked with a buttery Ritz cracker crumb topping and served with a baked potato
USD 17.95
Salmon en Croute
Tender salmon, spinach and our four-cheese blend, enrobed in flaky puff pastry and served atop Lobster cream sauce
USD 17.95
Filet Mignon Chop Steak
Fresh-ground filet smothered in sautéed mushroom au jus, topped with crispy onion rings and served with redskin mashed potatoes
USD 16.95
Chicken Parmesan
A Chowder House Favorite with melted Provolone and marinara sauce over linguine
USD 16.95
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp with sliced garlic, butter, grape tomatoes and fresh basil tossed with Linguine
USD 16.95
Crab Crusted Tilapia
Baked with a creamy crab topping and Panko bread crumbs. Served with sautéed spinach
USD 17.95
Green Goddess Chopped Salad
House-made Green Goddess dressing tossed with chopped spring mix, carrots, celery, green onions, dried cranberries, green apples and crumbled bleu cheese and served with grilled chicken
USD 15.95
CHOWDER HOUSE TRADITIONS
Entrees include choice of two sides except where noted with*
Our Famous Crab Cakes
Acclaimed by people far and wide~they love our lumps! Tons sold annually
USD 26.95
Sea Scallops
The best "dry packed" scallops served broiled or fried
USD 28.95
Seafood au Gratin
Shrimp, scallops, crab and haddock baked in a sherry cream sauce and topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese
USD 23.95
Crab Norfolk
Lump crabmeat baked in butter and our special seasonings, highlighted by crab, crab, crab
USD 26.95
Crab-Stuffed Shrimp
Tender shrimp topped with lump crabmeat stuffing ~ a match made in heaven!
USD 26.95
King Crab Legs
One pound of the sweetest treat from the deep Alaskan Sea
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About
To make reservations, please visit us on Open Table! Founded in 1996 the ideas for the Marblehead Chowder House were actually hatched a few years before. Sitting at "The Barnacle," overlooking Marblehead Harbor one raw winter day, while the spume from the rough saltwater painted the windows and the Sam Adams Lager flowed freely, a concept was born. Casual, coastal and cozy - fresh seafood, fin fish, shellfish and hearty chowders in a warm, relaxing atmosphere that says "seaside" - a place that had tradition, patriotism, and a New England heritage about it. Fresh ingredients, house-made soups and chowders, comfort food with a twist freshly prepared to order were all musts! Features unique to
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Non-smoking restaurants
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Our favorite restaurant by far! We always have a great meal here. It is so good that we don’t mind traveling over an hour to get here!

Date of visit: July 2020
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We live about an hour away and always make it a point to stop by. We've been pretty bummed with the shutdown that we haven't been by in months but we were able to drop in for an early dinner this past Saturday. As always...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Marblehead never disappoints! Exceeded expectations again! We will be back soon. looking forward to the lobster days special.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service, food, variety of food always top notch. Fish, Shell Fish and Salads always fresh and soups are a delight.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

although outside-the food and service was as good as usual. We were here on father's Day and it was perfect weather. very enjoyable

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Best seafood hands down in Lehigh valley .always excellent service.support local business.captain club is great as well

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Crab bisque was excellent! Table was set up great for social distancing. Exceptional service! Definitely coming back soon!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered take-out and it was fantastic. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was outstanding. The young lady who brought us our order saw my vehicle coming in the parking lot and went back into the restaurant and came out with our order...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now that outdoor dining is available, we had reservations for outdoor dining but the weather did not cooperate. We decided to get lunch to go. We are interested in trying some of the new items on the menu and sitting outside on a sunny day...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though they were only serving outside, the service and food were both excellent. We had appetizers and dinner and they were both fresh and delicious.

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April D
February 11, 2020|
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Response from goodhench | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is casual. I’ve gone there in blue jeans and a t-shirt. I’ve seen people there in shorts. Thanks.
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Melanietu
May 14, 2019|
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Yes, there is a small kid's menu.
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
People need to eat what they want! It's a beautiful restaurant! Live it up! If you want healthy, eat a salad from your garden at home! That's what I do! When I go out, I treat myself, I mean ... why else would you go... More
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