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Bob's Chowder Bar & BBQ Salmon

3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
+1 360-299-8000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (101 reviews)
“salmon” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups, Barbecue
3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Loved finding this friendly little spot at the end of a travel day. It's at the very entrance into town and it exudes a funky, upbeat style. The chowder was very tasty. I ordered the fried oysters and they were tender inside and crunchy outside....More

Thank AvaE27
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

First time being here since I moved to Anacortes last October. I had the salmon wrap and some clam chowder and they were both amazing. The wrap was so fresh and the sauce they put on the wrap is very tasty. The chowder is thick...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I took one of our weekend road trips through Anacortes and were looking for a restaurant that served great fish and chips (and we have been to many). I checked Trip Advisor re: Bob's and thought we would give it a try....More

Thank Athan S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the clam chowder. Friendly service and casual atmosphere. My husband had the fish and chips and loved them. Not "fishy" tasting. The also had a nice lemon flavor to their slaw and loved that.

Thank washingtoncountygirl
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband and I were here in late September 2016. This place is conveniently located upon arrival in Anacortes, as soon as you enter through the roundabout in Commercial Avenue. We came to dine here for their self-acclaimed famous Chowder. In my opinion, spending $38.49...More

Thank MimieW
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fish and chips my wife had was fine. I had the clams, and in my opinion, it was more like a dusting of clams on a basket of French fries. Clams were tasty, but I was disappointed in the portion size. Asked for ice for...More

Thank Bonden-in-Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I relied on reviews to choose a place to have chowder on a cold day. All I can positively say, is that it was warm. Talk about bland. Try 'The Loft' in Bellingham for chowder and you'll want to change your review. I shared the...More

Thank CharleneLP P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

First time I've been here. Absolutely delicious fish and chips. The chowder was very good as well. The toast piece was a nice touch with the chowder. The coleslaw has the Lemon Love dressing, which I love. (they sell the Lemon Love in the store...More

Thank seattlechris2
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Place is clean and well kept. Simple. The fish was great, Alaskan cod done right. They also were happy to substitute salad for the chips (I have to watch the carbs) . Happy surprise the salad was great, fresh high quality mixed greens. They even...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I are usually critical of food served at restaurants, but we had the unexpected pleasure of eating at the Chowder House while staying next door at the Marina Inn (also a great place to stay). The chef has excellent taste in food....More

Thank tandori
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3320 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-4226
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-299-8000
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