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Gilbert's Chowder House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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61 Tandberg Trl Rt 35, Windham, ME 04062
+1 207-893-0700
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a steak fan?bummed out that rustlers a steak house? Your starving and while your leaving rustlers you see a house with a porch that? house is actually a restaurant.that is were seafoods is eaten go there in the summer to sit on a really nice patio and eat you ok seafood

Thank Andrew W
Yarmouth, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Nothing fancy about this place, but comfortable and clean. Food was average, service good, prices average. The bar was busier than the restaurant, but we visited at an odd time of day, and on a holiday when most people were not working.

Thank DoroAnn
Scarborough, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

we came for the seafood chowdah. love it...I ordered a cup and boyfriend ordered bowl. very generous portions. I also had steamers and boyfriend had fries. Very DELICIOUS...our waitress was running around as she was the only one. she was still friendly and did the best she could.

Thank dianaonacki
South Portland, Maine
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere very "punish", kind of loud. Food was good. Service attentive and efficient. Not a place for quiet conversation.

Thank Peterk0331
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Not what I would expect based on the name of the place. Seemed more like a local hang out bar than a chowder house. Server seemed indifferent if we wanted anything. Asked for a hamburger done medium, received med rare. Spouse got fish and chips she thought was good. May return, may not.

Thank daxmmx
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We are two to three times a week restaurant goers. Just moved into the area, and did not come here because of name of restaurant. Don't let that deter YOU! A friend recommended the brunch, All you can drink mimosas brought us here. At first put off a little bit by the seat yourself, limited menu, no kids menu and... More 

Thank Mardava212
Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This appears to be a local gathering place, with a bar-type atmosphere. We stopped on a Saturday night, and were treated to really good live music. Food and service were good - not excellent. My wifes grilled cheese was pretty soggy. The clam chowder had an abundance of clams and potatoes, but the flavor wasn't the best. I had the... More 

Thank EricandVal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had a lovely mixed seafood chowder on our recent visit to Gilbert's. Very friendly staff and the food was served to us quickly and efficiently. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Lyn_k35
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, Tiffany has lots of patience and a sense of humor, and the desserts were big and fabulous!

Thank dfray
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there today, rust pub atmosphere, very good food. Seafood stew had lots of lobster, homemade onion rings, excellent fish tacos. Would strongly recommend for seafood.

Thank Scooter1nh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Tandberg Trl Rt 35, Windham, ME 04062
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Windham
  • Phone Number: +1 207-893-0700

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South Portland, Maine
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?