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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (100 reviews)
“salmon” (26 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups, Barbecue
3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband enjoyed Bob's more than I did. I thought it was too expensive, but my husband thought the prices were fine. We both enjoyed our food, however I was sick for two days after eating here. I doubt my sickness was related to the...More

Thank Dragonfly8155
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign says best chowder in town. I have to agree. Thick, with lots of clams and not overloaded with potatoes. Bread Bowls were fresh (I have stale bread!). Wife had the chicken strips. Should have a size warning, they were huge! Bigger than my entire...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner here in April 2017. We have been here before and love their chowder and oysters. Oysters are fried and large. A Beer batter frying would make them better !! But that's my Boston preference. Quick service .Reasonable prices, locals eat here too. Not...More

Thank Corrine J
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I visited this restaurant after a long day at Orcas Island. The restaurant seem bright and pleasant, but I was not interested in dining in that evening. I heard great things about their Clam Chowder, and so I sought take out on this trip. They...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were hungry and wanted a sit-down/dine-in place where the service would be fast and the food would be good. Bob's hit both marks and we left satisfied and willing to return at another time we're in Anacortes! The lemon salad dressing on the Cole-slaw...More

Thank Hoopy2
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My son loved their clam chowder. We went twice during our six day stay. Salmon tacos also very good.

Thank travelgirl101228
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Loved finding this friendly little spot at the end of a travel day. It's at the very entrance into town and it exudes a funky, upbeat style. The chowder was very tasty. I ordered the fried oysters and they were tender inside and crunchy outside....More

Thank AvaE27
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

First time being here since I moved to Anacortes last October. I had the salmon wrap and some clam chowder and they were both amazing. The wrap was so fresh and the sauce they put on the wrap is very tasty. The chowder is thick...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I took one of our weekend road trips through Anacortes and were looking for a restaurant that served great fish and chips (and we have been to many). I checked Trip Advisor re: Bob's and thought we would give it a try....More

Thank Athan S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the clam chowder. Friendly service and casual atmosphere. My husband had the fish and chips and loved them. Not "fishy" tasting. The also had a nice lemon flavor to their slaw and loved that.

Thank washingtoncountygirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
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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