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The Chowder House Restaurant

36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
+1 813-780-8396
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“clam chowder” (19 reviews)
“haddock” (18 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (10 reviews)
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36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent visit we waited approximately 25 minutes to be seated while there were clearly 5-6 dirty tables waiting to be cleared. Found out our hostess was bus boy, table setup person, hostess, waitress, and although she was extremely friendly....she was extremely slow and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 5 pm Friday. Seated at 540 pm. Waiter arrived at 6 pm. Food arrived at 630. Food was great. We all had shrimp.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat. Always have a great meal here. Sometimes a wait to get in but this time no wait. One of the first places we eat when we visit here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited an hour and fifteen minutes to get a table, and our meal with no appetizers took two hours. Waiter was very friendly, had a nervous laugh, and was saying all the right things; however, it took too long. Menu does not cater to...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and staff rate much higher than what they are... We have been coming here since they first opened. We have never been disappointed and we will continue to refer others. They all agree...great seafood, and other featured specials. Incredible pork burger for lunch!...More

Thank Gari W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tonight we went to the Chowder House ... We got to the restaurant and there was a 45 minute wait. After all was said and done we ended up waiting an hour ... there were a lot of unhappy people; however, we were going to...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I went here in December for lunch and they were very nice and friendly The fish was good and the staff were a little slow but they needed some more waitress I had to wait for the food a bit longer than expected

Thank smiley6377
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Wife and I, along with another couple had lunch here. We eat here infrequently. The establishment is clean, waitress was friendly, but overwhelmed being the only one serving. I had the $6.99 fish and chips which required purchase cup of chowder, at $4.99 or lobster...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Our last visit was in November of 2016 and we were unhappy with the wait for food. We visited again this past week-end. The food is excellent and their clam chowder is the best outside of Boston. BUT, we waited 55 minutes for our food...More

Thank pat975
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Food is great, service is the worst.. giving them a second chance after horribly slow service previous visit. Not busy 1:30 pm. 15 minutes to drink order. Twice as fast as last time but still unacceptable. Waitress and waiter, niether is friendly.. kind of snippy...More

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Response from Herman S | Reviewed this property |
yes .... very well prepared mine were
Gail H
28 November 2016|
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Response from Gail T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they're open on Monday. You're going to love the food and the service there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36626 State Road 54, Behind Amscot and Hardees in the Zephryhills Plaza, Zephyrhills, FL 33541-6940
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Zephyrhills
  • Phone Number: +1 813-780-8396
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Zephyrhills destination for fresh, flavorful, family dining! Freshest seafood and many traditional dinner favorites. Homemade desserts. All set in a warm, clean, casual atmosphere. Located on 54 West in the Zephyrhills Plaza, we can be found in the shopping plaza behind Amscot and Hardess.
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