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Chowderhead's

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US Rte 1 & Rte 114, Oak Hill Plaza, Scarborough, ME 04074
+1 207-883-8333
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
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Felton, Delaware
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chowderheads is a restaurant where you go to the counter and place your order. Nothing fancy about the restaurant but the food was amazing. I ordered broiled scallops that were perfectly cooked. A large amount of scallops, fries and cole slaw. There were so many scallops I only ate 1/2 the coleslaw and just 2 fries. If you are in... More 

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Thank roytan1947
Eagle River, Alaska
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went there and ordered a lobster roll and it came on a croissant instead of thee traditional roll. It was still tasty and it was at a great price. Kind of runned down place as Guy Fieri would call it a dive!! Food was good overall!

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Thank Alaskanwhites
Scarborough, Maine
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I remember going to Chowderhead's when I first came here and got a very good meal. The last time I went the kitchen area looked dirty and the food was very disappointing.

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Thank 888major
Jupiter, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Love the New England food in the Key West style atmosphere. Lobster and shrimp roll delicious as well as cole slaw and sides. Very casual with a helpful staff. Definitely kid friendly yet great for couples.

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Thank Ginny B
El Dorado Hills
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162 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently stopped by for a lobster roll but were not able to get one because the lobster hadn't thawed! We settled for heavily mayonnaised crab rolls on nice croissants and an average seafood chowder. The restaurant smelled greasy so maybe we should have tried fried items, which seem more popular with the local customers. The staff was pleasant. Just... More 

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Thank SusanJElDoradoHills
Dayton, Ohio, United States
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Traveling through town so we could get husband's Rx filled at Walgreens on the way to second condo for the week. Needed to kill some time and hungry so we asked the pharmacist where to grab some lunch. She highly recommended Chowderhead's, which was in the same strip shopping center. We each got a cup of the seafood chowder and... More 

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Thank DebM703
Saratoga Springs, New York
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stopped to grab food for a picnic lunch at Crescent Beach and it was an improvement from my visit a few years ago. Fried clams are very good, as were my son's chicken tenders. The oil they used was clean and didn't taint the taste of the clams. Lobster rolls are available on a croissant or a hot dog bun.... More 

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Thank Kyle H
Fruitland Park, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Like going for fast food but the big difference is great sea food. Fried haddock and fries were surprisingly not greasy at all. Crispy crust on the haddock and very tasty. My wife had the haddock sandwich and found it the same as my fried haddock. Not greasy at all. One other had the normal he has every week he... More 

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Thank Joseph B
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went here for a very casual dinner with my mother and husband. My husband and I both had "Fish & Chips" -- Haddock & Fries. Haddock was amazing! Fries were fantastic! Cole Slaw was great! My mother had full clam bellies with fries and she loved them. The restaurant was very slow but there were some people in there when... More 

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Thank CutesyPieKaz
Scarborough, Maine
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been there some 50 times over the years and never been disappointed . The food is great-from Lobster Rolls ,Clams,salads,etc. I highly recommend it. Sam Kelley,mbitrailersmaine@gmail.com

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Rte 1 & Rte 114, Oak Hill Plaza, Scarborough, ME 04074
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 207-883-8333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?