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Boston Chowda

Quincy Market Building, Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-742-4441
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowda” (63 reviews)
“lobster roll” (94 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Quincy Market Building, Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family circled Quincy Market trying to decide what to eat among the many choices. My husband chose Boston Chowda and ordered the seafood chowder and lobster roll. He said both were very good.

Thank Trip55292262453
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't visit Boston without trying one of the myriad of different Chowders on offer, from the traditional Clam to some rather different ones, this place has plenty to choose from.

Thank Banjo191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our lobster rolls were disappointing because the lobster was all mashed up with mayo. Not the big chunks we’ve had at other cafes. Whole place is very busy and you need to be on the ball to get a seat in the market.

Thank Timbo3765
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

With it being my first trip to Boston, I was really looking forward to having some local/authentic clam chowder. Up until this point, the majority of chowder I’ve ever had were out of a can, and grabbing a bowl at Legal Sea Foods in South...More

Thank Hillary O
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We tried the buttered lobster roll, not just good but very good. The problem with "Boston Chowda" in the Quincy Market Building is everything that they offer looks sooo-good! There are just to many things to try in that market.

Thank pjdpri
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Always busy, but that means everything is fresh and service is fast. New England clam chowder was delicious and creamy; lobster rolls also looked great. Probably the best option for chowder in the market and great value.

Thank Samuel_Thomson
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Always very busy, but good food and if you love seafood it is worth dealing with the crowd. It can be pricey but you are also paying for the overall experience.

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Of all the eateries at Quincy this seemed to have the longest queues. Don’t be deterred they are very efficient and the line moves quickly. They do a special combo of clam chowder and lobster roll which seems very popular. We had the hot butter...More

Thank Kolletjie
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Ordered a small lobster chowda. Really good, thick chowder, and lots of delicious lobster meat. Service was friendly, didn't have to wait long for food. Will get it served in a bread bowl next time!

Thank jeanninem305
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Our choices were hot and tasty, fast service and really enjoyed the soup and chowder. Nice fresh bread bowl. Fish pie great quality.

Thank Beatrice H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quincy Market Building, Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-4441
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