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Chowder House Cafe

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2028 Chestnut Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223-1323
+1 330-794-7102
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Stow, Ohio
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a outstanding restaurant. The owners used to run a similar restaurant in the Valley which was good, but this place blows it out of the water. They have excellent seafood dishes, the best we have found in the Akron area.

Thank hippie1586
Saline, Michigan
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142 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went there on a Thursday evening. Very clever sort of a hippy period décor that was short of eclectic. . . it was not a boring environment and no doubt more lively on the weekend. They are working hard to make this an attractive place. They need to keep working. By virtue of the name, Chowder House, the menu was... More 

Thank abletokhuna
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We've eaten their twice and very much enjoyed the entrees especially the fish. Nice atmosphere but not a large seating area. Only draw back, you have to bring your own wine.

Thank rog6741
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Love, love, love the twisted noodles with tuna, but there is so much more on this menu. The chef is wonderful.

Thank Gigitallmadge
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Food is Amazing the chef has many specials and he has the BEST Clam Chowder around the Lobster Bisque sooooooo Yummy ,their French dressing is also sooooo good you will not be unhappy eating here !!

Thank Y9986MTdianas
Uniontown, Ohio
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Want to try something REAL different? give this place a try. Very eclectic and cozy. Fun menu with some cool specials. The place is a mixture of 60's funk and contemporary style food. Don't let the outside fool you-it's better than you'd expect.

Thank Bob E
Cleveland, Ohio
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The chowder house has been listed as Akron's best seafood and featured on cleveland's A list top 100 so it was worth a drive. It's a small, welcoming restaurant with effusive charm and friendly staff. The jukebox is free to play. We opened with a clam chowder which was rich, creamy and balanced with the right amount of cracked pepper.... More 

Thank Lee N
Stow, Ohio
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

i can't believe there wasn't a line around the block waiting to get in. the food was excellent, the desserts to die for, the service friendly and professional. the place is small and eclectic, everything was fresh. they do not take credit, cash and checks only. worth going to the bank first.

Thank Robin E
Akron, Ohio
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Small quaint place, nice atmosphere, good food (especially the fish). Had a great Portobello sandwich there just because I was curious, it was fabulous!

Thank John H
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is one of our favorite places to go for a relaxing evening with our bottle of wine. The staff is friendly and the kitchen sends out some excellent dishes. For Valentine's we had a lobster tail that was very sweet and tender. For New Years Eve my husband had Beef Wellington that was very tender and flavorful. Their noodles... More 

Thank Kurt L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2028 Chestnut Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cuyahoga Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 330-794-7102
Chowder House is a locally owned restaurant specializing in seafood as well as soups, salads, sandwiches,steaks, chops and pasta dishes. Chef Louis Prpich is the chef/owner along with his wife Kerry. Chef Louis has taken seafood to a higher level by using sustainable fishes and local farms to create award winning dishes that are making the Chowder House one of the best restaurants in Northeast Ohio. Voted 4 years in a row as best 100 restaurants in Northeast Ohio by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Chowder House is a must try!

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