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chowder house

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22 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
11:30 - 09:00
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Haworth, New Jersey
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282 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We ate here twice during our recent visit. The chowder was outstanding, the service was friendly, the view pleasing, the price reasonable...all in all it was very good.

Thank SAILSOC381
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife & I decided to have lunch here while roaming around Boothbay Harbor. Nice view of the harbor, good looking menu; what could go wrong? Missy the waitress was quick to seat us and take a drink order. I had a cup of clam chowder & a lobster roll and my wife had the lobster stew and a lobster... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We ate dessert here because I wanted a wild Maine blueberry pie. The pie came warmed by request which is the only way to eat it, IMO. It was a large slice with a crust that appeared to be homemade. A scoop of ice cream can be added, but that is not my personal preference. If you have not had... More 

Thank aretiredteacher
Clark, New Jersey
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice view on the water. Fun atmosphere. Good bar. A bit overpriced but you pay for view. Pretty good lobster roll. not so good chowder.

Thank jobill54
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This place was right on the waterfront and boasted a good bar. The food, however, left a lot to be desired. The salsa and chips were clearly chips from a bag and the salsa was from a jar. The clam chowder and corn chowder made up for it, however. The wings were excellent. The salad came with a Paul Newman... More 

Thank connlawyer
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

While staying in Boothbay Harbor for the week, we visited many restaurants touting they had the best chowder. When you experience so many great chowders in a week, it's hard to choose which is the best. Don't get me wrong, their chowder was fantastic and I loved it a lot, however, it's not difficult to determine who had the best... More 

Thank Ron M
Campbell, New Yorl
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We sat out on the open-air patio area enjoying the view of the harbor. It was a nice place to have a light and delicious meal.

Thank talldaddy13
Venice, Florida
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dying for a lobster roll on the water in Boothbay Harbor Maine. Place looked good. Sat down with spouse and ordered two lobster rolls, and two cokes. The roll was meager, the lobster meat was tiny and the price knocked me out at.....(drum roll please....) $47.85.. Up the street it was $9..95 per roll...Dont go there!!!!

Thank george d
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Says fresh fruit in drinks on menu but it's a lie, and chowder was gross couldn't finish the cup we politely paid and went somewhere else

1 Thank guitareye f
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Four types corn, smoked salmon, haddock, & clam. Served in styro foam cups with plastic spoons. Nice staff.

Thank stang55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor

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