Marblehead Chowder House

4.7
2269 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Casual, Coastal, Comfort Food. Fresh seafood with plenty of options for non-seafood lovers.
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall2food1service3ambience3

The charged 5.00 to clean and cut the Lobster. It was not done properly. The meat was very little which I believe they kept to use in other dinners. We received 1 claw meat each.
🤔. The waiter was very pushy and impatient.
Not a fan. Won’t be back.

JO
JohnO
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a pleasant surprise post covid to have a meal that was top notch AND a waiter on the top of his game. Highly recommend if you are a seafood lover. We had peel and eat shrimp, fried clam strips, oysters on the half shell, lobster pie, and cod with lobster and mushroom sauce (special). We had no room for desert. A pleasant experience after so many disappointing visits to other restaurants that are struggling to provide good service and good food in this times of no help.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place was wonderfu,l food was delicious. Great service.

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vipPetewit
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We live in NJ about 25 minutes from the restaurant and this was our first visit. Excellent seafood and service in a casual atmosphere. We’ll definitely be putting this place in our regular rotation!

JP
JenniferP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated immediately at a table perfect for two with plenty of room. Lisa was our server, and she was very good. I am most pleased that my expired coupons and birthday rewards were honored. Due to the pandemic, we had not gone out, so our coupons all expired. I was very happy with the management for honoring them. It certainly will keep us returning to Marblehead. The Ultimate appetizer was excellent, as was the Catfish special and the broiled lump crabmeat!! Yum!!!

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vipcardseek
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Terrific as Always! First time we were able to go out with friends since the easing of the pandemic and we chose to go to Marblehead. It was he right place with friends

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Rach
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always such a great experience. We will be coming back sometime soon.

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Seafoodie
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were Awesome and very welcoming. Food was delicious! I recommend the mixed grill if you want a variety. My husband had surf and turf and he said the filet melted in his mouth and the lobster tail was great.
We will be going back for sure.

HL
vipHLJR
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for a birthday celebration and had a wonderful time. The drink of the day was a lavender collins and it was delightful! Our entrees were all delicious (Lobster and Shrimp Mac and Cheese, Crab Norfolk, and Chicken Chesapeake) and all required doggy bags so we all had a tasty bonus lunch today! Sharon, our server, was courteous, helpful, and attentive. Be ing given a Father's Day promotional card will give us a discount off our next visit. Yes, it was a perfect evening!

SB
SherylB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was great and the food outstanding. We didn’t have to wait to be seated (we had a reservation. The desserts were especially yummy. Thanks!

RL
vipRogerL
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great place for seafood especially if you like oysters.

GF
GailF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the lobster and shrimp Mac and cheese. Server was friendly and attentive

CH
vipCatH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great!

MK
MichaelK
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easy online reservation, good service and food. Priced fairly.

MA
MARQ
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was ok. My husband's dinner was better than mine. Service was average. Guess I expected more. Haven't been there since pre pandemic.

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Qtownfoodies
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was our first experience with this restaurant and we truly enjoyed it so much. Our server, Nathan, was nothing short of incredible. Among the best we ever had. My scallops, and ny husband’s crab cakes, Top Notch!
The only reason I didn’t give 5 for the food… we both paid extra upgrade fees of $2.00 to get the asparagus as one of our sides. It was not worth it. It was a VERY small amount, and, not very good. Undercooked, and had the hard stalky ends still on them. There was no reason to up charge for this side. Also, just a suggestion… maybe add a note to the menu for newbies like myself that the funnel cake sundae is enough to feed a group of 4! I just hate waste, and even with my husband helping… we barely made a dent! Just a heads up on that would’ve been nice!

CV
ChristineV
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Food!! Will come back! Told friends and family about your place!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regulars there and are always happy with the fresh seafood. Great service friendly environment

JF
JenF
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner w/ the best seafood. Will definitely go back.

LT
LoriT
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing! Servers recommendation was on point! Dessert was the perfect ending to a perfect meal!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was amazing and everyone so sweet! The food was delicious!

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EmmaP
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I was very satisfied with my experience at Marblehead. I will definitely visit this restaurant again.

CN
ChrisN
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy dining at Marblehead Chowder House. Very quiet, great service, food, prices are good.

Highly recommend!

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laurah
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lobster sandwich! Crab cakes are wonderful.Thanks to our server who is always a joy to see.

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Police92
Tampa
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first visit and we will definitely be back!
With such an extensive menu, you can please everyone in your party!
From food to cocktails, we enjoyed the experience.

KJ
KarenJ
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You just can’t go wrong if you are a seafood lover!

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cardseek
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Always great food at a very reasonable price. Good portions.
Service is always good but our last visit the waitress offered to pack up our take home leftovers. That is always nice and appreciated because it prevents an accident and getting food on yourselves or the floor. Last night the waitress just brought us the containers and we filled them ourselves. Certainly not a major point but it is ALWAYS those small details that make the biggest differences!
We will be back again and again, that; that is certain

SL
SeafoodLover
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Very attentive waiter. Menu offers a wide selection of options.

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cardseek
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of our favorite restaurants! ALWAYS excellent service, excellent food quality and reasonable prices. The Captains Club is always a bonus and certainly keeps us coming back!
The prime rib last night was perfectly done and more than ample. My wife had the Filet Mignon Oscar which was excellent. No room for dessert last night but the Bread Pudding is one of the best desserts in the Valley!

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JimH
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was good as per usual. Very busy since PA just went back to full capacity so service was a little slower than normal.

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vipCharliehelps
Philadelphia
61 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Comfortable pace. Served appropriately hot and cold
Meal two hours with cocktails

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FrancisG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very nice great food good price s little noisy but still a must go too

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vipAlana
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time here and the food and service was wonderful. They went above and beyond given we got there early before our reservation time. The little dessert treasure box was a cute added touch!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food and service was amazing! I got clam chowder as an appetizer and bf get the fire grilled shrimp. Next we received our Caesar salad (side option for main meal) and after that our main dishes. I received the stuffed shrimp with crabmeat and bf ordered the lobster and shrimp hash (special dinner item) both looked and tasted amazing! ONLY downside was their website wasn’t accurate with dessert and wanted the chocolate cake they no longer offered. Waitress was very attentive and not once did we tell her to refill our drinks she did it automatically. Waitress was Laura, bill was under $100 before tip, no alcohol 🙂

TJ
TheJensens
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, food was delicious, service was exceptional and the atmosphere was great!!! Never disappointed!

JR
JR2017
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time !
But not the last time.

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vipcsmignp
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and great service. We will return again and again!

DL
DavidL
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Extensive menu, very accommodating to allergy request.

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SusanS
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Our soup was lukewarm and my lightly breaded cod was burned. The fish seemed undercooked. My family meals did not have any issues.

BB
BernardB
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marblehead Chowder House is always our best place to dine out. Fantastic food and great prices.

FAQs

Marblehead Chowder House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (610) 258-4301.

Marblehead Chowder House is rated 4.7 stars by 2269 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.