Oregon Chowder


Whether it includes pork or not, Oregon chowder always is plush and luxurious — usually more substantial than even creamy New England style chowder. A large bowl of it, replete with clams and potatoes, is a hearty meal; a smaller portion can be a substantial appetizer.


Ecola Seafoods Restaurant & Market

Ecola is a no-frills seafood market & restaurant in Cannon Beach, Oregon, serving fish & chips, Dungeness crab & salmon caught by the Ecola boat.


Norma’s Seafood and Steak

An Oregon coast restaurant with excellent seafood, Norma's makes especially good crab Louis. Also: yummy local sole and a large variety of fish and chips.


The Chowder Bowl

Any chowder tour of the Oregon coast should include The Chowder Bowl, located a few steps from the Pacific Ocean in the Nye Beach neighborhood of Newport.


Charlie’s Chowder House

A fun, casual Oregon cafe with low-priced seafood tacos, gumbo, jambalaya, and chili, Charlie's is most famous for excellent Pacific Northwest-style chowder.

Must Eats

Mo’s Annex

Perched above Yaquina Bay, Mo's serves traditional Pacific Northwest cookery: fish stews and famous chowder, fried shrimp and clams and excellent crab Louie.


South Beach Fish Market

An eat-in-the-rough seafood market and casual roadside cafe on the Oregon Coast, South Beach serves some of the best fish and chips and superb onion rings.