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Chowder Ted's

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5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 13:00 - 20:00
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LOS ALTOS
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were visiting Jacksonville, Florida, and we visited this restaurant based on the great reviews on Yelp. Before we ordered their famous half pot of chowder, we asked the waitress if there was any cream in the soup. She said yes, but it tasted like stewed vegetable soup with no cream, and we could barely detect any fish or clams.... More 

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Florida
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Just don't understand why this is so popular. Staff was nice but it smelled like sewage. Obviously has large local lunch following just not for me.

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Thank pitahead
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small place off the road on my way to and from work to Blount Island (previously). A co-worker recommended it. Excellent recommendation. The tuna steak is dynamite! Make sure and give yourself time as the small place is packed quick!

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Thank Justin C
Jacksonville, Florida
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

An old friend and me meet here about once a month for lunch. A friendly, neighborhood type atmosphere inside. Parking can be tight at times as is the seating. The seafood is always hot and fresh. I forgo the delicious chowder due to it being served in a Teflon coated pot with a lot of the finish most likely passed... More 

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Thank RickGANC
Bucharest, Romania
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Mom and pop local seafood diner. Good food, but could have had a friendlier waitress. Local regulars got warm greetings; maybe she just didn't like our looks.

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Thank Tom B
Appleton, Wisconsin
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Peal and ear shrimp was fantastic! We had that as our appetizer followed by the fresh grouper special. Awesome! Great service too!!

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Thank LisaO123
Amelia Island, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped in to Chowder Ted's for the first time today, although I've passed it numerous times. If you're coming from Amelia Island you'll miss it! They had a special, Blackened Mahi with mango salsa and slaw, which I ordered. It came up quick, and was excellent! Whole lot of character to this place, right on the water.

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Thank AnglersMark
Morganton, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Every time we go to Jacksonville to visit family we always go to Chowder Teds at least once. I always get a pot of chowder and the clam strips ( best clam strips I have ever eaten in my life!) and my hubby likes the fried shrimp. We've never had a bad meal here.

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Thank Bhowe78
Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed the excellent chowder.... We followed it up with the Cajun shrimp sandwich and blackened snapper salad. We will definitely be back to enjoy some more great seafood. 😃 Note: CASH ONLY!!

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Thank T1962M
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We went on Saturday night & willing to wait an hour for dinner. Only place to wait was outside. 20 mins in we went in to get a drink & mgr said they were done & wouldn't serve us. Extremely rude & said they were done for the night. Was in shock by actions. NEVER been treated this way at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-714-6900

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Amelia Island, Florida
Boynton Beach, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?