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Marblehead Chowder House

4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032
+1 610-258-4301
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (233 reviews)
“lobster pie” (30 reviews)
“crab norfolk” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032
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Reviewed yesterday

Crab is a favorite of mine and the Crab Norfork dish here is superb. Lump crab with garlic and spices baked in a butter sauce is unforgettable. Combines with hot bread, Caesar Salad, baked potato and a cold brew makes a mighty meal. This was...More

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The meal was excellent, our waiter was very accommodating, will definitely go back again. My one complaint was the Cole slaw was tasty, but too stringy, the cabbage should of been cut smaller.

Thank cturn922
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wait staff are very friendly and the crab cakes are excellent. Decor is nautical and tables are spaced far enough apart so you have some privacy. Desserts are good too!

Thank Rosann60
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is always consistently good. We especially like the fillets. They will prepare heart healthy and gluten free. Which we both require. Prices are consistent. You should register with Royalty rewards. They often send out deals for birthdays and Anniversaries. Use them!!! They will NOT...More

Thank EdieandJerryC
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Edie and Jerry, Thank you for your kind words about our dishes and how well we prepare them for you. We're glad that we are able to create such tasty dishes for you, and remain mindful of it being heart healthy.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has that classic old-school feel but without being behind the times. It reminds me of places I went with my parents growing up, and you don't see a lot of that anymore. The seafood always seems fresh, lots of choices on the menu,...More

Thank lisatyd
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your great recommendation and kind words. We're glad that you enjoy our dishes and service. We do only use the freshest ingredients to create our dishes and it's great that the freshness shows.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The first sign that this is a highly-successful place was that the entire large parking lot was filled - EVERY space. I had my little car and 'made' a spot at the most far away point to walk. Luckily I was with a group of...More

Thank Steve Z
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Steve, We're thrilled to be the Best Seafood for you. Thank you for all of your great comments about our dishes and service. It's great to hear that your group all loved their dishes. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not make reservations. It was a Wednesday evening and there were two seats left at the bar. I usually decline to sit at the bar for dinner but my husband was anxious to try their twin tails special on Wednesdays in September. He...More

Thank gish65
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Gish, Thank you for your great comments. We always take the best care of our guests possible and were more than happy to make sure that your rewards account was taken care of for you. We apprecaite you kind words aboutyour meals with us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always like to try new menu items. I had the Shrimp Florentine and my wife had the Seafood Newburg. Both were excellent choices. Our server was attentive and her timing was perfect. It was a wonderful way to celebrate our anniversary.

Thank Sal R
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SAl, We're honored that you spent your anniversary here with us! Thank you for letting us know that your meals were delicious. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in based on my son's suggestion. My party tried the Lobster Bisque, Seafood Chowder, Fish and Chips and Shrimp Basket. All not only tasted excellent but were noticeably fresh. I would not hesitate to go back here when I am in the Lehigh...More

Thank josephn787
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joseph, Thank you for giving us a try. We're thrilled to hear that our dishes were so great for all of your party and our service was top notch as well. We're glad to hear that we will see you again when you are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a Fantabulous dinner and drinks. The raw bar of oysters and Clams were so tasty. Their famous crab cakes were Awesome👍 Plan to go back for dinner one more time before heading home (Florida)

Thank Judy W
Contact M, Owner at Marblehead Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Judy, Thank you fo ryour great comments about our dishes. We're thrilled that our Oysters and Clams were so tasty for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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LM H
15 July 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
People need to eat what they want! It's a beautiful restaurant! Live it up! If you want healthy, eat a salad from your garden at home! That's what I do! When I go out, I treat myself, I mean ... why else would you go... More
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Roger L
22 April 2016|
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Response from rfrankenfield | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is that you call the restaurant and ask directly.
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XSDGourmet
28 August 2015|
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Response from SHERWOOD1926 | Reviewed this property |
They do have beer on tap at a beautiful bar. I to am not a big beer drinker so I can not add more than that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045-5032 (Formerly Marblehead Grille & Chowder)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Easton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-258-4301
  • E-mail
Description
To make reservations, please visit us on Open Table! Founded in 1996 the ideas for the Marblehead Chowder House were actually hatched a few years before. Sitting at "The Barnacle," overlooking Marblehead Harbor one raw winter day, while the spume from the rough saltwater painted the windows and the Sam Adams Lager flowed freely, a concept was born. Casual, coastal and cozy - fresh seafood, fin fish, shellfish and hearty chowders in a warm, relaxing atmosphere that says "seaside" - a place that had tradition, patriotism, and a New England heritage about it. Fresh ingredients, house-made soups and chowders, comfort food with a twist freshly prepared to order were all musts! Features unique to New England were the foundation - Ipswich Belly Clams (aka steamers, softshells, pissers), fresh Lobster Roll, a Raw Bar with half-shell oysters and clams and, of course, live Lobsters arriving regularly. Authenticity was crucial - only without the sea breeze, gulls and scent of saltwater. Lighthouses and other nautical decor highlight the ambience to create a coastal dining experience like none other in the greater Lehigh Valley. Our mission is to provide a great place for our employees to work, enabling them to prepare and serve delicious food in a warm, friendly and efficient manner. We want to assure you, our guest, of a memorable visit and encourage you to tell your friends and return often. Your satisfaction is guaranteed or we will make suitable amends.
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