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Marblehead Chowder House

4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032
+1 610-258-4301
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (234 reviews)
“crab norfolk” (22 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (83 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend in Saturday night, we didn't have a reservation so we had to wait around 20 minutes which was fine as it was a busy Saturday night. Got a large table in one of the side rooms which was romantic and...More

Thank GavCorrigan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Marblehead Chowder House is noted for it fabulous seafood menu. However, they also offer several beef entrees and I opted for their Prime Rib one on my last visit. I had ordered this item only once before, a long while ago, and decided to repeat,...More

Thank fpaul4006
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Marblehead with a group of 6 and everyone enjoyed their food. Courses were delivered promptly. This restaurant has the best Clams Casino around. The tips with crab were a big hit as was the lobster risotto and the 6oz. tails. The Crab Norfolk...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I have been here several times. We are NEVER disappointed. We've run the gambit of the menu, from the tails to the pies. We've been up and down the apps too and are always happy. The fare is primarily seafood, but there...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 5 days ago

A truly great experience, with knowledgeable staff and great food. Got us right in even though we didn't have reservations probably because it was just before 5. Recommend you get a reservation during busy times, always a popular place and for good reasons.

Thank PapaMike3950
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from lunch at Marblehead in Easton PA and felt compelled to write about it. Server Nathan was a poster child for the perfect waiter. Polite and pleasant. Not smarmy like so many are. Very professional. Had special, blackened tilapia on ciabatta bread with...More

Thank Rosanne1036
Reviewed 1 week ago

was a very nice experience here. Comfortable seating, good menu, service and food... It was our first visit and I would expect we will return. Crab cakes were ordered by two in our party, beer batter shrimp and crab salad by the others. Everyone was...More

Thank Pj K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food everytime! This is our favorite place to go for celebrations. The food is always amazing and service always friendly! They recently added Crab Au gratin to the menu and it is fabulous.

Thank Trina M
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Trina, Thank you for all of your kind words. We're thrilled to be your destination for celebrations. We love hearing that our dishes are always delicious for you. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to go for outstanding menu featuring seafood. No matter what one orders, the food is always delicious.

Thank jnbmcd
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jnbmcd, Thank you for your great comments about our dishes. We're happy that you have always had a fantastic meal here with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for the holiday weekend, we saw an ad for Marblehead Chowder House and decided to try it (4 adults, twin girls age 5.) It was awesome! And it was "oyster month" so, naturally, we all had some form of oysters. The raw sampler...More

Thank Marilyn P
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marilyn, We're glad that Marblehead is going to be a staple for you and your family. It's great to hear that all of the dishes you tried, were a hit for you. We aprecaite all of your kind words about our staff, atmosphere, and...More

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14 July 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
People need to eat what they want! It's a beautiful restaurant! Live it up! If you want healthy, eat a salad from your garden at home! That's what I do! When I go out, I treat myself, I mean ... why else would you go... More
Roger L
21 April 2016|
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Response from rfrankenfield | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is that you call the restaurant and ask directly.
28 August 2015|
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Response from SHERWOOD1926 | Reviewed this property |
They do have beer on tap at a beautiful bar. I to am not a big beer drinker so I can not add more than that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032 (Formerly Marblehead Grille & Chowder)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Easton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-258-4301
  • E-mail
To make reservations, please visit us on Open Table! Founded in 1996 the ideas for the Marblehead Chowder House were actually hatched a few years before. Sitting at "The Barnacle," overlooking Marblehead Harbor one raw winter day, while the spume from the rough saltwater painted the windows and the Sam Adams Lager flowed freely, a concept was born. Casual, coastal and cozy - fresh seafood, fin fish, shellfish and hearty chowders in a warm, relaxing atmosphere that says "seaside" - a place that had tradition, patriotism, and a New England heritage about it. Fresh ingredients, house-made soups and chowders, comfort food with a twist freshly prepared to order were all musts! Features unique to New England were the foundation - Ipswich Belly Clams (aka steamers, softshells, pissers), fresh Lobster Roll, a Raw Bar with half-shell oysters and clams and, of course, live Lobsters arriving regularly. Authenticity was crucial - only without the sea breeze, gulls and scent of saltwater. Lighthouses and other nautical decor highlight the ambience to create a coastal dining experience like none other in the greater Lehigh Valley. Our mission is to provide a great place for our employees to work, enabling them to prepare and serve delicious food in a warm, friendly and efficient manner. We want to assure you, our guest, of a memorable visit and encourage you to tell your friends and return often. Your satisfaction is guaranteed or we will make suitable amends.
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