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Chowders Cafe & Gourmet Deli

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$$ - $$$
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Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Ogunquit, ME
+1 207-646-2535
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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Food was fine.But the service was under par .Wen they brought out Tuna Melts the person was very rude We ordered just the Tuna Melts but they had soup with it .We did not order soup so we told her that !The Server said to us "I Am Taking Back The Soup-There Are Too Many Starving People In Today's... More 

Thank John3672
Essex, Vermont
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best clam chowder I've ever had! As someone else posted, lobster roll is skimpy. Outdoor seating was nice. Even saw a seal on the rocks. Friendly place for kids

Thank Sarah H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The panini were great. I had tell chicken salad and it was wonderful. The chef salad was good size wise but didn't have all the normal chef salad fixings like eggs, etc. The back deck seating was the best if you can get there. There are only 6 tables but they overlook the ocean. Beautiful view.

Thank Chris W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Love the chowder! Thick, rich and full of clams!! Wish they canned it so we could bring it back home with us!! Sandwiches are big! My husband had the roast beef, and he's picky with roast beef. Told me it was the best he had ever had! This place is small but you can take out too! You must try... More 

Thank Betsy V
Clinton, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

So happy to have stumbled into Chowders in Perkins Cove today! A friend and I enjoyed the hot paninis and chowder on a patio overlooking the water. The clam chowder was one of the best I have had! The restaurant is casual and child friendly. You order and pay at the counter, take a seat and the waitstaff delivers your... More 

Thank Laurie P
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I didn't want a fancy sit down restaurant in Perkins Cove. This place was perfect! I got a half sandwich & cup of chowder combo. There's a small deck with six tables right on the beach. Or you can take your lunch right onto the beach & relax in an Adirondack chair. Great food, very casual.

Thank greatpatsfan2004
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I read the good reviews and decided I would try one of their lobster rolls (my third one in 2 days of staying in Ogunquit). My lobster roll was $18 which was about the same or a couple dollars less than everwhere else. Although it tasted good there was hardly any lobster in it...also it did not come with anything... More 

Thank cyndax
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

What could be better than choosing your favorite meat(8 varieties}, cheese (5), toppings (5), spreads(7) and 6 breads for a sandwich or panini? Endless combos!! We enjoyed a cup of clam filled chowder and half sandwiches for a very satisfying lunch. A small back deck overlooking Oarweed Cove completes the experience.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Went for quick toasted panini sandwich. It was delicious! Service was fast and friendly. Make sure to sit out back and watch the waves!

Thank paorch
New Haven, Connecticut
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308 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This time, after a nice walk along the Marginal Way, we revisited Chowder's. Last year I could not sample the chowder because it was too hot outside. This year was quite a bit cooler, so I decided to get their special of clam chowder and lobster roll. The chowder- all 12 ounces of it- was delicious with lots of sweet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Ogunquit, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-2535

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