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Chowder Ted's

5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (100 reviews)
“conch fritters” (16 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is small, only about 6 tables. It can get really busy at lunch time. All of the items on their small menu are all a la carte. Most entrees are around 6 to $8 each. The seafood chowder is tomato-based and is just...More

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I have been eating at this place for many years and have always had a good meal. The specialty is fish chowder I guess and the menu is fish mostly in sandwich form and hamburgers. Fish is always fresh. This is not a place to...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Definitely not fine dining but the food is very good. The waitress was very helpful and accommodating. Plenty of parking but tricky getting in and out of parking lot onto the highway.

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

You wouldn’t know that Ted retired! Chowder is still excellent, crab cake is delicious, the Blue Moon was ice cold and Amy was her typical machine - she and the new owner seem to be in perfect harmony.

Thank Toneytoni
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I went to this restaurant for dinner. Service was horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!! The waitress "Amy" was rude and obnoxious !! She must have had a bad year not just a bad day... She complained and griped the entire time we were there and her and cook were...More

Thank price8047
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Drove by this restaurant hundreds of times, decided to stop for lunch with my bride. Seating is limited but there are other rooms beyond the main dining area. For is prepared in an open kitchen. Fast courteous service and waitress was ever to plead and...More

Thank Zep_58
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

If you want delicious seafood with no frills, this is the place for you. The chowder is awesome, and the oyster po boy was also great. All parties enjoyed the meal. Simple atmosphere, good service add fresh food. Done right!

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Great chowder, worth a detour. Still going strong, good as ever. Recently changed hands with Ted retiring. Was worried about a drop off but fears unfounded. Seafood signature Chowder good as ever, half bowl enough to temporarily satisfy craving for this secret concoction. Grilled blackened...More

Thank michael R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Could drive right by and never know it. Signage is lacking and after meal left in the dark literally. No outside lights at all. Besides that, the food and service was fantastic. Had the conch fritter and 1/2 pot of clam chowder as appetizer and...More

Thank geb7230
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food is great fresh, specials are a highlight. The pot of stew is very good a little light on seafood by rich in flavor. Service good luck!! I rank high for food

Thank John S
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16 December 2015|
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Response from BARBARA M | Reviewed this property |
No outside seating unless you eat in your car
29 March 2015|
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Response from Carole E | Property representative |
Tuesdays thru Thursdays 11-7 Friday 11-8 Saturday 1-8 Closed Sundays and Mondays... And holidays. Chowder Ted's will also occasionally take long weekends. Facebook is the best place to see open and close... They announce... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-714-6900
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