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Skipper Chowder House

152 S Shore Dr, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5844
+1 508-394-7406
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (262 reviews)
“lobster roll” (157 reviews)
“seafood” (137 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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152 S Shore Dr, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5844
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm not sure why there are good review... Yes, it is a good location with a nice view, but the food is not worth the stop. Chowder and Caesar salads were fair, and the lobster mac n cheese was awful. We could not eat anything...More

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our dinner at Skippers. The traditional clam chowder was thick, rich, creamy and delicious. Well worth all the calories. Two of us had the “whicked awesome “ lobster roll - hot with butter on a brioche roll. The other enjoyed a mountain of...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When for a late lunch in Cape Cod,the crew that was working was young but,oh so smiling and helpfull for a couppel of dummies from Norway.i orderd the lobster roll.and omg it was one of the best lobster dishes i ever have tasted.and the size...More

Thank Marit_71_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Of all the places we ate at this one had a view of the Ocean, mind you we ate on the 2nd floor balcony. I ordered the Lobster Pot. The only place that gave you more than just the lobster with corn on the cob....More

Thank middleagedyuppie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing dinner , had the scallops ,cooked with tomatoes, bacon, garlic, cheese with a crisp topping absolutely delicious! great service, love this place.

Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I liked immediately upon entering the restaurant the Staff greets you. Our lunch was with my mom, my aunt and myself. Girls day! My Aunt eats here frequently which is why she shared this local favorite. We did not wait long to be seated, yet...More

Thank capehomes
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Found this gem while camping on the Cape. I was looking for a place that had good lobster and other foods for non seafood people. This fit the bill! Had to try the "fried clam chowda". It was very good. I enjoyed my Lobster boil...More

1  Thank CCgoshen
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere was pleasant and the wait staff were professional and courteous. The food was excellent and moderately priced. I would recommend this place to a friend.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Year after year we come to this wonderful restaurant. The food is always good but this time fantastic. Lobster ravioli was superb! Wonderful balcony outdoor seating.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch and only had chowder,shrimp and oysters.All were fabulous! Our waiter was attentive and had a great smile😁 Great place to have seafood.We will go back next summer when we are at the Cape!

Thank Sandra P
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Questions & Answers
Joanne L
17 September 2018|
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Response from skipper-restaurant | Property representative |
11.30am till 4pm for lunch and 4pm till 10pm dinner thank you.
Rosemary C
14 July 2018|
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Response from dougfetter | Reviewed this property |
i do not feel that there are any good water views from Skipper's, handicapped or not. Skipper's is situated across a highway from a beach, which is on the water, but the restaurant itself is some distance from the water.
23 June 2018|
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Response from skipper-restaurant | Property representative |
Yes the downstairs part of the restaurant is fully handicapped assessable, bathrooms and ramps. Thank you from the crew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 S Shore Dr, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5844 (Formerly Skipper Restaurant & Chowder house)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-394-7406
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The Skipper Restaurant & Chowder House is a seasonal restaurant open from mid April to mid October. We serve the finest seafood with the best view since 1936. Winner of the Newport, Boston and Cape Cod chowder festivals.
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