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The 7 Best Chowder Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Craving a great chowder? These Seattle spots serve the creamiest New England clam chowder in town. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best chowder in Seattle. Treat yourself to a bread bowl with creamy chowder or a tomato-based option with oyster crackers at the spots below.

Find the perfect Chowder spot

Seattle Fish Company

American, $$, JunctionAmerican, $$Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    Where to Get the Best Clam Chowder in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Clam Chowder in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Pike Place Chowder

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Clam Chowder in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Seafood Rolls in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Six Seven Restaurant

New American, $$$, WaterfrontNew American, $$$Seattle, Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • USA Today

    10Best - Wine and Dine by the Water

    USA Today

Sawyer

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020

Elliott's Oyster House

American, $$$, WaterfrontAmerican, $$$Seattle, Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Where To Eat Guide, 2017

    Where to Find the Best Chowder In and Around Seattle

    The Where To Eat Guide, 2017
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 13 Best Places for Lobster Tails in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Taylor Shellfish Farms - Seattle

American, $$, Capitol HillAmerican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Refined

    5 of Seattle's tastiest oyster bars

    Seattle Refined
  • Eater, 2013

    8 of Seattle's Best Oyster Happy Hours

    Eater, 2013

Duke's Seafood

American, $$, Green LakeAmerican, $$Seattle, Green Lake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    Where to Get the Best Clam Chowder in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Clam Chowder in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Chowder craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 10951 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1286 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater, Infatuation and USA Today had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard, Infatuation - The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle and USA Today - 10Best - Wine and Dine by the Water to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten restaurants offer the best Chowder in Seattle.

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