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The Chowder House Restaurant

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36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
+1 813-780-8396
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11:30 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 19:30
Sat 16:00 - 19:30
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Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been coming to the Chowder House for years and love their seafood. The past 2 times the service has been horrible. We feel it is not the servers, but the kitchen. This past time we waited over 1/2 hour for our entrée to arrive. We had soup to start with, but our friends did not - so the... More 

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Thank pat975
Lakeland, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our meal was fantastic. Started with clam chowder and had a seafood platter which came in 2 sizes. Next time I will get the Mermaid portion The batter is very light and does not have a plain taste. My husband had almond encrusted haddock and that was also delicious. They had an enticing desert selection but didn't have room. Michael... More 

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Thank Jam2140
Florida
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with a friend that hadn't been there for 3 years because he had a bad dish. I talked him into trying it again. He couldn't believe how great it was. We shared the peel n eat shrimp. Oh they were fabulous!! I don't waste my time on peeling shrimp, but they were worth it. I also had clam chowder,... More 

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Thank MichelleFlorida
Georgetown, Kentucky
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I loved our food! It came out hot and delicious! The kind gentleman server,wish I had gotten his name, said we should try the clam chowder and so happy we did! This chowder was fantastic with lots of clams ! I see the few negative reviews..Ignore.!Service..Food.. Cleanliness and just wonderful experience all the way around!.Oh they have lots... More 

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Thank debbieengl
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are new to the area and someone suggested we go to the Chowder House. We are so glad we did. The food was excellent and Rachel, our waitress, was a darling! The restaurant was very clean as was the restroom. All of the staff were friendly and smiling. It was like having lunch with family. We... More 

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Thank SnowMWillis
Florida
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had multiple wonderful seafood experiences here. The coconut shrimp, fish & chips, and stuffed flounder are superb. Go early, avoid the wait to be seated. Wait staff is great.

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Thank Sandra S
Effingham, Illinois
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us went there for dinner. We had 5 different entrees and everyone was exceptionally pleased with their food. I had the fried seafood platter and it was great. It was prepared very well and the portion was huge. The fried calamari for an appetizer was also excellent. Our server was efficient and paid great attention to our table.... More 

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Thank Steve W
Tampa, Florida
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd been wanting to try the Chowder House for quite a while. We did call ahead seating and walked right in during a busy Friday night while walk-ins waited outside. The server, Sarah Jo, was friendly and very knowledgeable on menu items and the night's specials. Everyone's food was good with the exception of one serving of overdone French fries.... More 

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Thank BrendaK3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, good food, and clean. My husband and I went for the first time and I had the fish n chips with haddock and my husband had the shrimp carbonara. It was delicious. The haddock was not fishy and it was perfectly breaded and cooked. The carbonara sauce was delicious. The side salad was also very good. It was... More 

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Thank Justbeachyqueen
Zephyrhills, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small, clean, friendly staff. Good food. A little pricey. Excellent desserts, especially custard pie! Chowder has 2 choices sometimes--thin or thick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 19:00
Monday
11:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 19:30
Thursday
11:30 - 19:30
Friday
11:30 - 19:30
Saturday
16:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Zephyrhills
  • Phone Number: +1 813-780-8396
Description
Zephyrhills destination for fresh, flavorful, family dining! Freshest seafood and many traditional dinner favorites. Homemade desserts. All set in a warm, clean, casual atmosphere. Located on 54 West in the Zephyrhills Plaza, we can be found in the shopping plaza behind Amscot and Hardess.

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