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Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto

Voted "Best Seafood Restaurant in Palo Alto" two years in a row, and Open Table 2016 "Diner's Choice", Sam’s offers a casual and authentic seafood experience reminiscent of a New England style seafood house. The menu includes daily fresh fish, live Maine lobster, fresh local crab, seafood spaghetti, fried calamari, seafood wraps, an Oyster Bar, farm fresh salads, and more. Signature items include clam chowder, Sam’s famous Lobster Rolls, fish and chips, and fresh daily specials. Full bar and music on Thursday nights, as well as specials such as dollar oyster night, half-off wine Wednesdays, and more.

In the warmer months Sam's floor-to-ceiling windows on University Avenue open for "al fresco" dining. A hot chowder-to-go window is open for passers-by. Private dining and group catering is available for events, and we offer gluten-free and vegetarian options, and a children's menu. Follow us on Facebook for more info. www.facebook.com/samschowderhousepa
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422 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
(422 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 422 reviews
5 stars
(125)
4 stars
(169)
3 stars
(76)
2 stars
(39)
1 star
(13)
Food 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3.6 / 5
(Very Good) 3.6 / 5
Noise Level
2 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • great for lunch(137)
  • good for groups(113)
  • fit for foodies(90)
  • kid-friendly(82)
  • neighborhood gem(78)
  • special occasion(50)
Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto Reviews List
Review 1 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/23/2016
 2012
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Review 2 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/30/2016
 2003
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 3 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2009
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Review 4 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great service...great food!!"
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
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Review 5 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great lobster roll and fisherman stew

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 4/23/2016
 2003
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Review 7 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
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Review 8 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
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Review 9 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2012
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Review 10 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Uninspired food.

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Dined on 4/18/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"We have come to expect more inspired food in Palo Alto. The first hint was the menu that is plastic covered, and looks like it has not changed in a while. The bread was ordinary. The glass of wine at $12 seemed like it was from a bottle opened a bit too long. The fish was cooked just a little too much as were the vegetables. This might have all been OK if the price was commensurate with a student hangout, but it was not. We were the only patrons there at 9:15 on a Monday night (tax night as it turns out). This restaurant would do well to shrink the menu in half, shrink the wine list, and then focus on goosing everything up a notch or two at the same prices."
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2006
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Review 11 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 12 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Celebrating an achievement

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Earlier that day, I'd biked 52 miles (and a bonus run) with my Team in Training IronTeam. After the inevitable nap, it was time to celebrate, and a huge platter of fried seafood sounded perfect. I started with the Manhattan Clam Chowder, which was flavorful and well-seasoned. The fried seafood combination was indeed huge, and included a cod filet, fried clam strips, three large prawns and some calamari along with a generous portion of Sam's Old Bay fries. The cocktail and tartar sauces were tasty without overwhelming the food, and the fried items were all cooked properly and not excessively greasy. Service was good, and although I was dining on my own I felt welcome."
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2003
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 13 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 4/16/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2006
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Quiet
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"The food was too bland. We each had a different entree and none of the 4 of us said it was worth coming back for. HMB Sam's is much tastier in our opinion."
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2006
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Review 14 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining
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Review 15 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/11/2016
 2004
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Review 16 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2000
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2000
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2000
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Review 17 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/10/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/05/2016
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 19 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/03/2016
 2003
Dined on 4/03/2016
 2003
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/03/2016
 2003
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Review 21 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2010
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Review 22 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 23 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2007
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Review 24 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/25/2016
 2004
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Good clam chowder and calamari. Best seafood in the area."
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2004
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Review 25 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch
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Review 26 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wonderful food, no matter your age

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Dined on 3/27/2016
 2007
Dined on 3/27/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My family and I attended the PA location for Easter Brunch. The food was delicious and flavorful. My 4 and 5 year old enjoyed the kid's salmon (blackened) and broccoli. The portions were large enough that they could have shared one plate. Our server was attentive and even provided cherries for the children's sundae. We have been to the Half Moon Bay location which is very scenic and just as good as well."
Dined on 3/27/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 27 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Clam chowder doesn't taste as the one in HMB.

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2006
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"The staff did say something RE: clams used in the soup."
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 28 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/28/2016
 2007
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Review 29 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2008
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Review 30 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/24/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 31 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/22/2016
 2006
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Review 32 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/11/2016
 2007
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Review 33 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/20/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/21/2016
 2012
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Review 35 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great place to try a variety of oysters.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We tried four of their oyster varieties and were able to compare for ourselves what we liked best. Since we had different opinions, I won't tell you which oysters to choose for yourself--you'll have to try them all. What fun!"
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2011
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Review 36 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2014
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 37 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/20/2016
 2004
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Review 38 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Quiet
Quiet
"Lobster roll sandwich taste delicious"
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2012
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Review 39 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Sam's Chowder House in Palo Alto - What Luck!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Sam's Chowder House is well-known for it's seafood selections, good chowder and lively atmosphere. I'm glad there is now one closer to my home. They have good fresh fish selections and good drinks. Always a good experience!"
Dined on 3/14/2016
 2007
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Let Down...

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Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Unfortunately the experience and meal did not meet expectations. Seating was uncomfortable, silverware wasn't so clean and the food was lack luster..."
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
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Review 41 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Review 42 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 3/11/2016
 2002
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Review 43 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2007
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Review 44 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 2/26/2016
 2009
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Review 45 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/21/2016
 2007
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Review 46 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2006
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Review 47 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/04/2016
 2006
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Review 48 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2006
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Review 49 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 50 for Sam's Chowder House - Palo Alto
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Consistently great experience!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We have been going to Sam's since the day it opened and it is consistently great. The service is fantastic, the food is delicious and the overall ambiance is nice. This is a great addition to the downtown Palo Alto dining scent. We will be going back on a regular basis!"
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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