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Bob's Chowder Bar & BBQ Salmon

3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
+1 360-299-8000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (120 reviews)
“fish and chips” (42 reviews)
“salmon” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

If you are looking for a fine dining experience, this is not the place. HOWEVER! This is a great place to get a tasty bite to eat at a very reasonable price. It is clean and simple (think picnic tables and benches), and the service...More

Thank hazelnutman
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We have drive past Bob's for the entire time that it has been open. I saw the good reviews on Trip Advisor and we decided to give them a try. Everything was so good. The Calamari, Fish Tacos, Chowder, we loved it all. The chowder...More

Thank Arline S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I enjoyed my wife's birthday dinner at Bob's. She had seven fired Oysters and I the fish and chips. The Anaco Inn recommended this place and one other. But this was just across the street. Very good food and very reasonable prices.

Thank RLS2001
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Located next to the hotel I like to stay at this is a great option for chowder and fish and chips. Very good!

Thank Moe91
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you're planning a trip to Anacortes or stopping through on your way to the San Juan ferries, do yourself a favor and stop at Bob's. The chowder is TO DIE FOR. In fact, we were so impressed that we stopped again on our way...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

After a great day whale watching our family stopped buy for a bowl of chowder on closing time. While they did sell us the chowder they would not let us eat in on their public acess tables outside. Dissapointing attitude.

Thank SouthPacificTravellr
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Oh my..stopped here after whale watching in Anacortes. You order at the counter and they bring the goodness to your table. We each had a cup of chowder, which was deliciously seasoned, unlike all others I have ever had. The best I have have ever...More

Thank katmac99
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A great place for chowder and grilled salmon. The place is quick and would definitely eat here again. The bread bowl and chowder was amazing!

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We look forward to eating here on our yearly trip to Anacortes. I like the taste of the chowder but I wish there were more clams in it. The chowder is a little pricey, but I order some anyways. I enjoy being able to sit...More

Thank schorze32
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband loves chowder and orders it whenever possible. He was so excited to get a bowl of this famous chowder - and he was kind of disappointed. The chowder wasn't hearty and full of clams and was a bit thick. The bowl he got...More

Thank TinaLouise_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-299-8000
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