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Boston Chowda

#33 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Quincy Market Building, Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-742-4441
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Prairieville, Louisiana
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the hot buttered lobster roll and wow... it was delicious! We had to wait in line for a little while, but it was worth the wait.

Thank julieleblancsmith
Arlington, Tennessee, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son and I ordered from this location Easter weekend. I got the Clam chowda in the bread bowl and was very underwhelmed. Most of the potatoes were not cooked through and there was very little flavor to the broth. My son got the Lobster pot pie which was better than my dish but still nothing worth ordering again. I... More 

Thank Jennifer S
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214 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The New England clam chowder was very good. We also ordered the lobster roll and the lobster mac and cheese, and you can actually see big pieces of lobster in them.

Thank buttercup1211
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clam chowder bowl had me in a daze. I simply wanted to spend the rest of my days just sitting and reflecting on life while i enjoyed it! Im usually not a fan of soup like meals during the summer unless im sick, but this was so worth it. Will be returning when Im back in Boston.

Thank LaRon H
Roanoke, Virginia
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not impressed with their clam chowder, which I found somewhat tasteless. I had much better clam chowder at Legal Seafood and at the restaurant in my hotel (Boston Harbor Hotel)

Thank RubyCavalier
Burlington, Wisconsin
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204 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the corn chowder and loved it! Great flavor!! I want more! Came in a rainy Tuesday no wait in line.

Thank corndogsmom
Ottawa, Canada
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch and got the 'New England clam chowda' - delicious!! Would recommend and go again.

Thank Sarah G
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I had the cold lobster salad roll combo with a cup of Clam Chowder. Both were absolutely awesome! Definitely worth the price. Great lunch stop if you're out and about!

Thank Cody P
Calabasas, California
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great Clam Chowda at this small location inside Quincy Market at Faneil Hall in Boston. We drive hours just to go here for the Soup and enjoy the market of food. Hard to resist all the choices. This location sell other items of the seafood variety but cant go wrong with any of their choices

Thank zzixor1
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379 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Quincy food hall is the perfect setting for tasting this unique New England Fayre. We had a lunch deal - a choice of 4 chowders (I had New England - creamy & fab)...my partner the lobster bisque. Nice - but not as nice as mine. Chowder served on a tray with a stuffed lobster roll in a lightly toasted brioche... More 

Thank Jingle05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quincy Market Building, Market Place, Boston, MA 02109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-4441

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

Staying in Downtown

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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