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Pike Place Chowder

1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
+1 206-267-2537
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood bisque” (360 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we arrived the line up was already very long. This self serve restaurant doesn't have a lot of tables and seats, and we were told that there were more seats in the back area. After we got our chowder we had to maneuver through...More

Thank Mrs_Buffy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Winner of the best chowder! After one bite you will know why!! If you are really hungry have it in the bread bowl, you won't need anything else for the rest of the day!

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do you like Clam Chowder? Think North East Coast is the best? Treat yourself to the best of the best. Lots of different variations, but all share freshness as the key ingredient.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pros This is one of the best clam chowder soups that I have had in years. Cons Very pricey for a small cup and lineups were long, even on a workday. Enjoy

Thank Hot-Breeze
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Chowder here is amazing! I had the Chowder of the day and it was the best Chowder I’ve ever had! My husband does not like soup, but had the seafood bisque and he raved about how delicious it was! Be prepared to wait in...More

Thank CallieCK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Efficient, yes the lines are long but they move and it's worth it. The traditional award winning chowder (New England) is a good one - but there are loads of variations to mix things up and you can even get a sampler of four kinds...More

Thank lifeoftravel08914
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love their chowders. You can´t make a mistake going there. The only drawback, as it´s really good, you might have longer lines. Especially in Summer time.

Thank Andreas V
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went at probably the busiest time you can go (weekend lunchtime) but the service was super quick. The food is great too, it's the only chowder I've ever had so I can't comment on it's compared to others, but it was delicious! The place...More

Thank RVan86
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

World famous and tourist destination evidenced by long lines even on a Friday in the cold of winter. At least 4 kinds of chowder-Get the sampler. All chocked full and very tasty. Have to say we had slightly better chowder at a couple of other...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While enjoying shopping at the market, used TA to find a seafood restaurant to have lunch. Pies Place Chowder came up. When we arrived there was a long line that wound back through the shops. The wait only took 30 minutes. It was well worth...More

Thank jrmgilbert
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Amre M
24 August 2017|
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Response from ncaronna7 | Reviewed this property |
Their clam chowder is flavored with bacon (which is pork), however there are several other seafood chowders that do not have bacon (pork); check their website menu for more details and/or can send an email to them for... More
Amre M
24 August 2017|
Response from jenttiem | Reviewed this property |
Some of the chowders have bacon and some have a pork sausage. They also have chowders with none of the above, ask your server which ones are without pork and they'll direct you to one that fits your preference. Enjoy!
22 August 2017|
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Response from mlpistilli | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did have gf. They do post a menu and also have someone handing them out. You can probably get their menu on line! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-267-2537
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Seattle's Pike Place Chowder cafe opened in 2003, offering up award-winning New England Clam Chowder as its signature dish, and continuing to develop original recipes that have taken first-place in dozens of coast-to- coast competitions. A second chowder house, launched in 2007 in the Pacific Place Shopping Center, offers an expanded menu including fish ‘n chips, po’boys and premium beers. The business draws thousands of visitors from around the globe and is listed among the Top Ten Must-Visit Seattle Eateries in dozens of food-and- travel media.
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