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Pike Place Chowder

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1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
+1 206-267-2537
11:00 - 20:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food and fast service. Very organized and the line moved pretty quickly - they have a great system. Only problem is lack of seating. We sat outdoors in the rain in November!!! Would def go again. The chowder, the bisque and lobster roll were all A+++

Thank Alison1207
Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good Service and great fast food. Can be busy in appearance and the food still comes quickly. Never been dissapointed with food here.

Thank logandp2016
Penn Valley, California
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126 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had been trying to get into have some of this chowder for a couple of days but had been unwilling to wait in the huge line that forms. This particular Monday started with wind, rain, sleet and thunderstorms, so I walked down just prior to the 11 am opening. I was 3rd in line and purchased 2 quarts of soup... More 

Thank WilsyPV
Irrigon, Oregon
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I got the regular clam chowder and so did hubby but then I asked for a sample of the smoked salmon chowder because I was told to try it and I didn't have the nerve. The smoked chowder is so good and the regular chowder was good but not the best I have had. Take a chance....take the smoked!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If I could rate this place on only the New England clam chowder we ate, then it would be a 5-star. All the soups were great to eat, especially on a cold day. But, we did try a few items on the menu that wasn't that great, so we give the place a 4-star for the overall experience. Here's what... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has become a go to for a quick bowl every time in Seattle. Got there early on a Wednesday, and still a big line up at 11 am, at opening. Be prepared for a wait. And get the seafood bisque. All the chowders are good, but this is great. Don't miss tasting it!

Thank BWeed
Miami Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of chowder.Signature dish served in sourdough bread. Inside and outside seating.Overpriced!

Thank Claus305
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find good quality east coast like chowder on the left coast. This is the place to have it in Seattle. Great for cold rainy days that we have so many of. Great for locals to pop in as well as tourists.

Thank Ori A
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best clam chowders that I have ever had. My husband and I both got a different chowder and split a crab roll. Worth waiting in line for.

Thank lal42105
Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There will be line. Eat there it anyway. The chowder is simply the best. My wife had the clam chowder, I had the mussel chowder. We both also had sandwiches, she had the lobster roll and I chose the Dungeness roll. The sandwiches were good, but the showstopper was the chowder. Loaded with goodies, plenty of shellfish, perfectly and simply... More 

Thank jeffcrow9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-267-2537

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