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“Lack of parking makes me question going back”

Flounder's Chowder House
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Nice staff and very good food. Prices are typical of a tourist hot spot but not unreasonable. The parking kills it for me. You can spend 15 minutes looking for a parking spot.

Thank Tonyc2058
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

So, living on the beach, the area is strangely a little short on unfried seafood places. Flounders supplies, of course, fried seafood, but also, (along with likewise McGuire's owned Crabs,) fresh snapper most of the time... I've eaten the snapper grilled at Flounders and Crabs probably 30 times, and only twice had a less than excellent piece of fish, hot, fresh and delicate as snapper ought to be, a squeeze of lemon and otherwise only salt and pepper..delicious. Steaks are good, other things are "McGuires sized" and almost comical... try the Seafood Nachos.

It's a fantastic change from the ubiquitous grouper... which is apparently swimming around all the restaurants here (and which on one of the 2 bad days, they tried to pass off as the Snapper), and it's generally better than what the Grand Marlin does on the occasions it does have Snapper. BTW Have Tried to "track" my tagged fish from the ocean on the internet as described, but failed!! But it is still fresh and good.
Great clam chowder too.
Also beautiful Sunday mornings, outside, gulf front at Crabs... you can surprisingly almost always get a table on the Gulf and get nice brunch stuff.. good eggs benedict (or crab benedict) and of course... the snapper! Other seafood.. well it's fried or snow crab like at a chinese buffet.

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Thank Jamesnstacy
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place was amazing! The food was worth the price. I recommend the fried pickles as the appetizer & the shrimp boat. For the daring individual order their famous Diesel Fuel drink made with 4 liqueurs @ the same time. We will be revisiting this place even of its just for a drink.

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Thank private c
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Reviewed April 22, 2014

We all went here on a late Saturday night, and it was a good time. They had a pretty awesome band playing, it was a lot of fun. They have some special drinks called diesels, they will get you drunk quick. I would say late at night this probably is not the place for someone in their 40s- 50's. Kind of a spring break feel to it. Awesome place. I did not dine in so I can't speak for the food. Think its fine for families during the day and early night.

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1  Thank CstxAggiefan
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Reviewed April 19, 2014

Good food and decent price for seafood. We always eat here when we come done. Fun place to watch people play volleyball on the beach.

Thank Wb123194
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