5 to Try: Chowder

From Duke's Dungeness crab and bourbon variety to Pike Place Chowder's original clam standard, sample some of Seattle's best bowls of chowder.

Updated: January 01, 2001

5 to Try

Ivar's Acres Of Clams

1001 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98104

Feed the seagulls while you spoon up this classic chowder served to-go in a white paper cup with a side of oyster crackers, natch.


2601 W Marina Pl, Seattle, WA 98199

The chowder of the Gods--Dungeness crab, shrimp and a hint of sherry.

Pike Place CHOWDER

1530 Post Aly Ste 11, Seattle, WA 98101

Award-winning chowder comes eight ways at this small Pike Place lunch joint, from the rich, clam-filled standard to smoked salmon and more.

Duke's Chowder House on Greenlake

7858 Greenlake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98103

Pick your poison: The clam version's great, but the Dungeness crab and bourbon chowder's even better.

Jack's Fish Spot

1514 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101

Tourists and locals alike swear by the broth-based clam chowder at this Pike Place lunch counter.

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Anthony's Homeport

6135 Seaview Ave NW Ste 2B, Seattle, WA 98107