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Wally's Chowder House

22531 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6835
+1 206-878-8140
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (186 reviews)
“fish and chips” (91 reviews)
“blackberry pie” (11 reviews)
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22531 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6835
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chowder was very good with lots of clans and very tender. We had the combo platter with 2 halibut, 2 cod, many clam strips, 2 scallops, and 2 shrimp. Cod, clam strips, and scallops were overcooked. Platter was overpriced for size of pieces of fish...More

Thank Walt H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Um...its ok. Had the clam chowder and the crab melt. Just ok. Nothing wowed me. Quite decor, service was good. But food was so so Many better places for seafood in Seattle.

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Wally's on a Friday night and ate at the bar. Great bartenders and waitstaff, all were super friendly and helpful for our first visit. It was a busy night in the restaurant and the bar was packed, so the fact that the staff...More

Thank Throttlepilot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just happened to find this place while staying in Seattle one night waiting for a cruise. What a gem! Outside the place, has beautiful flowers. while waiting for a table, we saw a beautiful double rainbow. Once inside, our group of 6 was greeted and...More

Thank kinzukid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a hidden gem. The food is outstanding and this place has a great atmosphere. If you wNt some great seafood this is the place!

Thank Steelheader1107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it doesn't look that great from the outside other than the beautiful flowers this is s must in Seattle. Located not far from SEA TAC this place had fantastic chowder and a great menu. The halibut was the best as we're the other dishes...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our meal at Wally’s!!!! Clam Chowder; Halibut Fish & Chips; Seafood Platter; Almond crusted Halibut all wonderful! Would highly recommend Wally’s!

Thank Robyne L
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A pleasant home style restaurant just a block from Puget Sound, well cooked seafood, excellent clam chowder & friendly staff, however they managed to get our order wrong & at almost $50 for 2 cups of chowder a split main & 2 drinks it seems...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Had the new shrimp and avocado salad, generous portion and fair priced. Husband had the razor clams and loved them as always.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I'm from New England and grew up on New England Clam Chowder. In fact, whenever I go to Cape Cod, I make sure to order it with EVERY meal, even breakfast if they'll let me. Wally's? As good as most of the chowders I've had...More

Thank bobboles
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1 December 2017|
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Response from JoAnne J | Reviewed this property |
Yes; very family friendly.
Sue M
29 March 2017|
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Response from czken | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are listed as an appetizer. 3/4 lb @ $18, 1-1/2 lb @ $24
Deb W
13 January 2017|
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Response from Kimmie M | Reviewed this property |
They don't deliver .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22531 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6835
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 206-878-8140
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