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Captain Bob's Chowder

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409 Pacific Ave S, Long Beach, WA 98631-4021
+1 360-642-2082
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a hole in the wall, but many a times the hole in the walls have delicious food, and this one does. The clam chowder has a unique flavor- reminded me of scalloped potatoes with a pleasant twang, and it had BIG chunks of clams. Recommend the meal deal with salad or bread bowls. Yummers!

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Thank Daelyn R
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you Daelyn for your review. We might be little, but we have big flavors. See you next time you're in town. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Long Beach once a year, and had the good fortune of trying Captain Bob's Chowder a year ago. The husband and I shared a chowder and a crab roll, and then immediately ordered another because you just shouldn't be sharing Crab Rolls when they're this good. Do check to see when they're open - because they do close... More 

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Thank Minnie L
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

We are sorry we missed you Minnie. We are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday during the off season. If you are coming during the holidays we are going to be closed for a few day also. Please check our Facebook page we list if we are going to be closed and what we are having for the day. If you... More 

New River, AZ
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We love Captain Bob's and looked forward for two years to going back for chowder. This is a charming hole in the wall with just 4 booths, a very bare bones operation, but the best white clam chowder and an even more wonderful red seafood chowder. Bob has also added fish n' chips since were there last, but we'll have... More 

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Thank happy2bcamping
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are little and keep it simple to do what we do best. Make sure to let us know a couple days before you come to Long Beach so Capt. Bob can have your red chowder for you. Happy fall More 

Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful fish and chips! So flakey and the right amount of breading. Chowder was very good - nice and thick the way it should be. Great friendly service. Must try this little place.

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Thank Susan H
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you Susan for taking your time to give us a wonderful review. See you next time. More 

kennewick wa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were sent here to try the best Clam chowder in town. Sorry, Captain Bob, but we thought it was too thick and mostly potatoes for our liking. It lacked the big chunks of clams that we were hoping for. Next time we'll have to try your lobster rolls that do get good reviews!

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Thank dtgundy
coopercathy, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We do make a classic New England Chowder with several pounds of clams per pot. We also make several different chowder, they may be more to your liking. Please do stop in and try our Crab Roll served on homemade New England Buns. I don't think you'll be disappointed. More 

Bakersfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We are on a mission to find the best chowder in the area. So far, Bobs is the winner. Tried the clam and the smoked salmon and loved them both! Very small venue- we took ours down to the beach , but there are a few tables there if you prefer to eat there- very nice folks that own it,... More 

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Thank Mary H
coopercathy, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you Mary for taking your time to give us a great review. See you next time. More 

Yerington, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It's been some time since we were here. Thursday we had a crab roll, fish sandwich and clam chowder. Everything was so yummy. Today, Saturday we got there pretty close to closing time. We got the last of the clam chowder (tomorrow Sunday it will be smoked salmon chowder, then closed for a 2.5 week vacation). The kids meal was... More 

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Thank Charlene L
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you Charlene. Glad to see you both again. Every Sunday is Smoked Salmon Chowder. It is a favorite. We take vacation every year at the end of September. Season is over, but we want to make sure we are here for our clammers. Claming season starts mid October. If you have never clammed before you should come give it... More 

Long Beach, Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a small restaurant run by a husband and wife who have the best clam chowder on the peninsula. The crab rolls are excellent!

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Thank WizardofAz60
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you. All our chowders are made fresh daily with the finest local ingredients. Hope to see you soon. More 

Lilliwaup, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food and super nice owners. We will be going back for sure.I had coconut shrimp and cod, my hubby had fish sandwich, and chowder.

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Thank beachdunns2014
Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you. It makes us happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. See you next time. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Bob always has 2 to 3 types of chowders that change daily and we have loved them all!! My fave are the scallop and the smoked salmon. Bob makes them all from scratch daily and it shows. We eat here every day that we are in town. He and his wife are the sweetest and you can tell it's their... More 

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Cathy T, Owner at Captain Bob's Chowder, responded to this review

Thank you Hannah. We do love what we do and are happy to hear it shows. See you next time. 😀 More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Pacific Ave S, Long Beach, WA 98631-4021
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 360-642-2082
Description
We have moved to new location. 2 Blocks North, right next to Marsh's Museum

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