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Chowder Ted's

5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
+1 904-714-6900
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (98 reviews)
“conch fritters” (16 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You wouldn’t know that Ted retired! Chowder is still excellent, crab cake is delicious, the Blue Moon was ice cold and Amy was her typical machine - she and the new owner seem to be in perfect harmony.

Thank Toneytoni
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant for dinner. Service was horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!! The waitress "Amy" was rude and obnoxious !! She must have had a bad year not just a bad day... She complained and griped the entire time we were there and her and cook were...More

Thank price8047
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove by this restaurant hundreds of times, decided to stop for lunch with my bride. Seating is limited but there are other rooms beyond the main dining area. For is prepared in an open kitchen. Fast courteous service and waitress was ever to plead and...More

Thank Zep_58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want delicious seafood with no frills, this is the place for you. The chowder is awesome, and the oyster po boy was also great. All parties enjoyed the meal. Simple atmosphere, good service add fresh food. Done right!

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great chowder, worth a detour. Still going strong, good as ever. Recently changed hands with Ted retiring. Was worried about a drop off but fears unfounded. Seafood signature Chowder good as ever, half bowl enough to temporarily satisfy craving for this secret concoction. Grilled blackened...More

Thank michael R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Could drive right by and never know it. Signage is lacking and after meal left in the dark literally. No outside lights at all. Besides that, the food and service was fantastic. Had the conch fritter and 1/2 pot of clam chowder as appetizer and...More

Thank geb7230
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food is great fresh, specials are a highlight. The pot of stew is very good a little light on seafood by rich in flavor. Service good luck!! I rank high for food

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

great food in casual atmosphere. Cash only. beer and wine available. the chowder I had was incredible! highly recommend. near a bridge, easy to miss the entrance to parking lot.

Thank HMBoston
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Bring cash, and leave all your credit cards at home! One of the best-kept secrets in North Florida! We love this place and go as often as possible!

Thank Frontier S
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Bring cash as they do not accept cards. No frills non pretentious place for friends, as you must be if you are here. The fish is fresh the chowder is Manhattan based and good. I have had fresh snapper when it was the special and...More

1  Thank Randy W
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16 December 2015|
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Response from BARBARA M | Reviewed this property |
No outside seating unless you eat in your car
29 March 2015|
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Response from Carole E | Property representative |
Tuesdays thru Thursdays 11-7 Friday 11-8 Saturday 1-8 Closed Sundays and Mondays... And holidays. Chowder Ted's will also occasionally take long weekends. Facebook is the best place to see open and close... They announce... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-714-6900
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