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Chowder Ted's

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5215 Heckscher Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch spot on way in from JAX Airport. Specials way to go in small packed unique place. Excellent fish sandwiches, made even better when offered as 'ultimate' (with jalapeño slaw add on topping). This trip it was Not to be missed however is the very unique and uncommonly good 'chowder', get a half pot to go!

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Thank michael R
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Never had a problem with food or service, was always great.. shuttin the doors at 8pm on a weekend.. frankly sucks.. why it cost them 2 stars. Friday is my day to eat out, by the time I get home from work, get cleaned up, yank my daughters away from the mirror.. no time for makeup today, and pole toss... More 

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North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Keeping it short and sweet here - when I turned off the road to pull in to Chowder Ted's the first time my (very foodie, usually pretty laid-back) Italian fiancé got a little nervous. "We're really going to eat .....here?!" Heck yeah, I said. Shortly thereafter we were both happy happy and go back whenever we are in Jax. Great... More 

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Thank Mary B
Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is great and the fish chowder the mainstay. Only problem here if there is one is they open when they open and close when they close. Better call if you are far away. I do not know why I brag about them because there is barely room for me now sometimes. Maybe I should telling you to stay... More 

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Thank John T
Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have eaten at seafood restaurants all over the US, and this was hand-down one of the best, especially for the price. I have the special - pan-seared tuna with greens. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank traveldsm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

The best. I continually recommend friends to drive off the "the island" and down to CHowder Teds! ..

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Thank thomaswoliver
Buffalo, Minnesota
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

While traveling I always look to find the "hole in the wall" place, as they are *almost always way better than you would ever find at a chain place. Chowder Teds is no exception. Great service, delicious food, and the prices were beyond reasonable. Will definitely stop in again if I find myself in Jacksonville again.

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Thank jgundy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We have only been here twice but every time they are always busy and so nice. The food is amazing. It's been almost two years since our last visit. We won't be waiting that long next time.

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Thank Jonathan M
Oxford, Alabama
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is unlike anything I have ever seen before. It is small, it is very crowded and it is 5 star food at very affordable prices.. If you want great seafood and friendly service stop by Chowder Ted's. Come hungry and leave happy..

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Thank jabii1969
Amarillo, Texas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Lots of locals so you know it's good. Friendly and attentive service. Really enjoyed it. Be sure to bring cash because it's cash only!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 Heckscher Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-714-6900

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?