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Pike Place Chowder

1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
+1 206-267-2537
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood bisque” (348 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extremely long lines, let you know that something worth waiting for must be nearby. Pike Place Chowder, definitely doesn’t disappoint. With a large variety of fresh made chowders to chose from, several visits will be required to try them all.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chowder and fried oysters were awesome. Good portion of oysters more of s meal rather than an appetizer as billed. Cheap for what you get. Chowder thick, creamy and full of flavor. Lobster roll was packed with mostly claw meat but was lacking flavor. Tasted...More

Thank Fludoc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The clam chowder was really good & flavorful. The wait was insane around lunchtime. We went shortly before the shop closed & the wait was not bad.

Thank S53QXrobertb
Reviewed 5 days ago

The chowder was so thick and salty. And the line was long. Definitely not worth the waiting. I only ate there because I was passing by and was hungry. I love New England clam chowder but the chowder at this place I really would not...More

Thank M F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Long line , but worth the wait The bread bowl NE chowder was a meal in itself. My favorite was the smoked lobster bisque. A must go, wait, and stuff your belly joint if anywhere near Seattle

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the line and almost did not wait. We are so glad we did. I have had chowder all over the U.S. and this is among the best. The also offer a wide range of various types. We loved it and would highly recommend...More

Thank Christmas_man64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the chowder sampler, which was four different small bowls of clam chowder. They also gave us two pieces of bread with butter and four bags of tasty oyster crackers. The chowders were out-of-this world delicious! It was fun to try different varieties. The...More

Thank MelissaWP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the location of the restaurant is on a prime location next to the Pike Place Market, there seafoods sandwiches & Soups are very delicious. The prices are not expensive and its reasonable. I tried to visit the restaurant 2 times before but i saw...More

Thank Khalid A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best clam chowder I had in Seattle -even better than the more famous Seattle chowder. They offer other chowders, a sampler, crab rolls, etc. There was a line but they had a very friendly fellow getting it all organized and it went quickly. I would...More

Thank crea-ztravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best chowder I ever had BUT, the wait can be long and the service slow. Then you are packed in small tables close together. I had the shrimp and corn chowder that was the special of the day, loved it. Tourist trap,...More

Thank Donald G
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Amre M
25 August 2017|
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Response from ncaronna7 | Reviewed this property |
Their clam chowder is flavored with bacon (which is pork), however there are several other seafood chowders that do not have bacon (pork); check their website menu for more details and/or can send an email to them for... More
Amre M
25 August 2017|
Response from jenttiem | Reviewed this property |
Some of the chowders have bacon and some have a pork sausage. They also have chowders with none of the above, ask your server which ones are without pork and they'll direct you to one that fits your preference. Enjoy!
23 August 2017|
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Response from mlpistilli | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did have gf. They do post a menu and also have someone handing them out. You can probably get their menu on line! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
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11:00 - 17:00
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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Seattle's Pike Place Chowder cafe opened in 2003, offering up award-winning New England Clam Chowder as its signature dish, and continuing to develop original recipes that have taken first-place in dozens of coast-to- coast competitions. A second chowder house, launched in 2007 in the Pacific Place Shopping Center, offers an expanded menu including fish ‘n chips, po’boys and premium beers. The business draws thousands of visitors from around the globe and is listed among the Top Ten Must-Visit Seattle Eateries in dozens of food-and- travel media.
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