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Freeport Chowder House

2 Mechanic St, Freeport, ME 04032-1527
+1 207-865-3404
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible21%
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“lobster roll” (60 reviews)
“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2 Mechanic St, Freeport, ME 04032-1527
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I usually love these types of places, and I get it. you sometimes have to overpay for a 'New England seafood shack' So yes, it is a bit pricey, which I'd be fine if the food tasted good. I found the food to be soggy...More

1  Thank Icemanreviews
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Walking to a shop and the owner (?) was handing out coupons for chowder or lobster rolls. After shopping I stopped in and got some of the best chowder I've ever had! It was loaded with clams and wicked delicious! Nice people and atmosphere, very...More

1  Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't like this place at all and it wouldn't last for a month in our neck of the woods. Not clean, cold overpriced clam chowder and even the fries and chicken fingers were bad. Maybe they keep the floor good and sticky so you...More

1  Thank SilleySmigs
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The clam chowder keeps getting more and more expensive but it is still delicious and loaded with clams. This business has gone through several names but the quality still remains strong. It's a tiny place filled with character regardless of the changes.

1  Thank Nellie F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a very small place off the main street in Freeport. I had the clam chowder in the bread bowl. It was hot and fresh and as an added bonus the bread bowl was the best I have ever eaten.

Thank HopDiver
Reviewed 19 April 2017

While the restaurant offers nothing in ambiance, the chowder was full of seafood. The broth was light and tasty. I wanted to tell the owners that with a little tlc, the ambiance could be refreshed. The black painted wood floors should be stripped and coated...More

1  Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We were shopping and stopped in for a lunch. The choices were many. We loved the seafood chowder. The service was awesome and very friendly.

1  Thank wannabethere542
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I was really looking forward to having a lobster roll. I use to live in Maine and I miss the seafood there. Their lobster rolls were $20.00 for a hot dog roll size sandwich. Too bad these college towns and other tourist towns have to...More

1  Thank marmar14580
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I paid $7 for a bowl of potatoes in cream. It was supposed to be a seafood chowder, but there was on one shrimp and one small scallop, but no actual flavor. Nothing. The people were nice enough. Overall , I will never go back...More

1  Thank MMA713
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch here with my wife and two sons. The seafood chowder was just plain awful. Lived in New England all my life and make my own from scratch. This was atrocious. The cold lobster roll was a perfect example of culinary laziness. To...More

1  Thank Tony S
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mechanic St, Freeport, ME 04032-1527
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-3404
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