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Chowder Ted's

5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (92 reviews)
“fish” (25 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third time at Chowder Ted's. The seafood and chowder are consistently excellent. Ted has specials of fresh, locally caught fish. Check the board when you go in. I've had the Mahi Mahi sandwich twice. Outstanding both times! The chowder is terrific, like...More

Thank sjharbour1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Bottom line, lunch for three with tip $77. We got chowder, fish sandwiches, crab cake and tea. This is on the water but there is no place in or out that you have a way to see it. Very pleasant waitress. Maybe 8 tables and...More

Thank P H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Drove past it the first time on Heckscher Drive.....Lol. Food is very fresh,,,,,,Great people! Stop by everytime I am in town. Just remember,,,,,"Cash Only".....Mike B.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Fantastic out-of-the-way seafood place where the locals go to eat great seafood. The chowder is out of this world, served in pots and very satisfying. The sandwiches and the local fish are excellent and there are no bad choices.

1  Thank Hud B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Chowder Teds is a neat little out of the way seafood place which is open for lunch or an early dinner. I had the Conch Fritters and Crabcake today for lunch and they were both excellent. The Port of Jacksonville is close by so you...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Again, rating is relative to peer group. This is a local seafood dive. Rebuilt after last year's hurricane. Still the same friendly staff, great food, and low prices. The seafood chowder is their signature...spicey with lots of fish, shrimp, shellfish and potatoes. The grilled tuna...More

2  Thank OldDukeDoc
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Simple and unpretentious. Everything is good, but it's called Chowder Ted's, so start with the delicious - and good for you- chowder. Conch fritters are fabulous too, and you'll want to work your way through the menu. The recent remodel is nice, but it's still...More

1  Thank wescoast001
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We knew ahead of time that this was an unusual place and that was correct. Coming from New England, a seafood joint has clam chowder and clam cakes. So, if you are expecting that, no, that is not what you get. My husband had Ling...More

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time for lunch!! Adorable little joint that had the best crab cakes and clam strips. Fresh fresh !! Cash only and not open Sunday which is a shame.

Thank Susanwhelton
Reviewed 5 April 2017

An unpretentious uninteresting looking clapboard house with no personality at all but serves some of the best chowder and fish in town for a very reasonable price. It reminds me of a house where fisherman and locals probably come to enjoy good food and good...More

2  Thank glapha
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OlaLee
16 December 2015|
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Response from BARBARA M | Reviewed this property |
No outside seating unless you eat in your car
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
13:00 - 20:00
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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