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40 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
+1 541-765-2300
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Depoe Bay, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

the best clam chowder i ever had on the west coast and will be going back again for more.The sandwiches are good and very filing great place to eat on a tight budget.

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Thank John M
Oregon Coast, Oregon
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187 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Chowder Bowl is a long term fixture on the Depoe Bay walkfront...Since we live locally, we thought we'd stop in for lunch, hoping for a good, reasonably priced meal. Unfortunately, not so much. I had clam chowder that needed clams, my fiance ordered fish and chimps that were greasy and cold, and the service was extremely slow. Unfortunately, the... More 

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Thank AdventurePoser
Wilsonville, Oregon
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is a little tough - bottom line: great food. Your stomach will appreciate that. However, your eyes will wish for better lighting. The new white light, energy efficient "bulbs" leave a lot to be desired, such as a warm feeling environment. Oftentimes coastal businesses such as restaurants, shops and hotels feel like they have not changed decor or paint... More 

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Thank MerleH460
Salem, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I took my wife and mother here for lunch on 2/7/16. The food was decent. After checking my bank statement, I see that they added $5 to the total. I had already left a $5 cash tip on the table. Very unethical. We will never return!!!

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Thank Paul J
Canby, Oregon
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Service was awesome very friendly and the food was great. Excellent view of water too. We loved their chowder bread bowl

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Thank oldbat523
Boise, Idaho
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Pretty standard chowder; good but nothing special. My husband and I both got the bread bowl with chowder, very filling. We also shared a bowl of steamer clams, which were tasty. Wasn't aware that this place was a chain prior to going.

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Thank Melissa P
Imperial, California
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Chowder Bowl in Depot Bay is a great discovery for anyone that enjoys a great cup or bowl of chowder as well as offering a great overall menu. I would eat seafood for most meals if it was available fresh to me. The Depot Bay area offers just that availability. However, I currently live in the California low desert.... More 

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Thank Prischap
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888 reviews
604 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,773 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We had a quick cup of clam chowder before our whale watching trip last week. It was very flavorful and good. If we had more time we would have ordered more but we didn't want to miss the boat! If you are looking for a great cup of clam chowder in Depoe Bay, don't miss this place. :)

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Thank syrahgirl
Pennsylvania
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514 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I really wanted some chili and garlic bread, I ended up getting chicken strips because for a little bit more I got those 2 items plus chicken and fries. Unfortunately I wasnt really impressed with any of it. The chili wasnt impressive, the bread didnt really taste like garlic at all. The fries and chicken were ok but the more... More 

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Thank h0ckeygirl36
Tenmile, Oregon
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I'm not sure what I like best --the chowder or the fish and chips. Their fish is lightly breaded so it isn't heavy. For a light meal, they have a yummy fish and salad plate.

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Thank Marilyn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
10:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:30
Thursday
10:30 - 20:30
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Depoe Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 541-765-2300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?