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Chowder Ted's

5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

An unpretentious uninteresting looking clapboard house with no personality at all but serves some of the best chowder and fish in town for a very reasonable price. It reminds me of a house where fisherman and locals probably come to enjoy good food and good...More

2  Thank glapha
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I came here with a group of Co-workers hoping they were back open. Yes they are and the food was great. I ordered the fried crawfish tails with fries. They have not lost their touch. I usually order the swamp burger which has always been...More

Thank Mrs_Urban
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were visiting Jacksonville, Florida, and we visited this restaurant based on the great reviews on Yelp. Before we ordered their famous half pot of chowder, we asked the waitress if there was any cream in the soup. She said yes, but it tasted like...More

2  Thank LenaCDoll
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Just don't understand why this is so popular. Staff was nice but it smelled like sewage. Obviously has large local lunch following just not for me.

Thank pitahead
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small place off the road on my way to and from work to Blount Island (previously). A co-worker recommended it. Excellent recommendation. The tuna steak is dynamite! Make sure and give yourself time as the small place is packed quick!

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

An old friend and me meet here about once a month for lunch. A friendly, neighborhood type atmosphere inside. Parking can be tight at times as is the seating. The seafood is always hot and fresh. I forgo the delicious chowder due to it being...More

Thank RickGANC
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Mom and pop local seafood diner. Good food, but could have had a friendlier waitress. Local regulars got warm greetings; maybe she just didn't like our looks.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Peal and ear shrimp was fantastic! We had that as our appetizer followed by the fresh grouper special. Awesome! Great service too!!

Thank LisaO123
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped in to Chowder Ted's for the first time today, although I've passed it numerous times. If you're coming from Amelia Island you'll miss it! They had a special, Blackened Mahi with mango salsa and slaw, which I ordered. It came up quick, and was...More

Thank AnglersMark
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Every time we go to Jacksonville to visit family we always go to Chowder Teds at least once. I always get a pot of chowder and the clam strips ( best clam strips I have ever eaten in my life!) and my hubby likes the...More

Thank Bhowe78
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15 December 2015|
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Response from BARBARA M | Reviewed this property |
No outside seating unless you eat in your car
28 March 2015|
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Response from Carole E | Property representative |
Tuesdays thru Thursdays 11-7 Friday 11-8 Saturday 1-8 Closed Sundays and Mondays... And holidays. Chowder Ted's will also occasionally take long weekends. Facebook is the best place to see open and close... They announce... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-714-6900
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