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127 Elm St, Hatfield, MA 01038-9715
+1 413-247-5044
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good73%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“chowder” (8 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“popovers” (11 reviews)
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Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
127 Elm St, Hatfield, MA 01038-9715
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A sign on I-91 calls this "Smithsonian Chowder House". We like chowder, so we pulled off. Really good fresh soups. Add a huge popover for 99 cents. The soups come in several sizes, and there is a display behind the counter showing different size cardboard...More

Thank laurenceb284
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have stopped many times. Delicious soup and sandwiches. I had a tuna melt in a popover. It was huge. The popover was a little overdone,however the tuna was delicious.

Thank delightedwithfood
Reviewed 14 March 2017

On a snowy December afternoon, a friend of mine and I stopped in for a quick lunch. We had a delicious bowl of chowder and a grilled cheese sandwich. The restaurant is small and consists of picnic style table in addition to smaller two person...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The homemade soups and popovers at the Smithsonian are absolutely delicious. My favorite lunch spot - especially in the winter!

Thank Ivannapetapooch
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Hi Everyone Look for Smithsonian Chowder House on 1 West Street Hatfield or second location at Roundhouse Plaza in Northampton for great soups and popovers, catering! This location is now Grill n Chill for super American cooking and drinks in a fun neighborhood restaurant setting.

Thank Fue_la_china
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We stopped her on a recommendation. I was worried when they labled themselves a 'Chowder House'. Thankfully, there is much more to this little place. The food is freshly made before your eyes, the staff is very friendly and willing to walk you through the...More

Thank kristen242
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Dark, cold, cramped filled with locals. Friendly staff a great standby go to. Servings and price are comperable, good food.

Thank MJ__Bruso
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Very limited menu, with some hot soups and various pre-made salads. The clam chowder is reliably excellent, and be sure to inquire about their freshest cupcake selection.

Thank ejcrowe
Reviewed 17 February 2014

The Smithsonian just opened another restaturant, in downtown Northampton next to the Bus Station. We ate there yesterday. The cafe appears to be still "under construction" - a woman was painting a lobster mural as we ate. But, they are all set up and ready...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The Smithsonian Chowder house offers a half dozen soups daily, and often has macaroni and cheese, and a beef chili. The popovers are often overcooked; paninis are bland, but the cupcakes are flavorful and moist. Soups can be packaged up to a gallon. Easy on...More

Thank MiniShepard
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Elm St, Hatfield, MA 01038-9715
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Hatfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-247-5044
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