Thursday, February 25th is National Clam Chowder Day. In no other city is this a such a big deal than it is in Boston. Boston prides itself in having some of the best chowder in the world. Due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, the city has a consistent supply of fresh clams to incorporate in the dish.
Read on for our recommendations of the best chowder in Boston.
Note that due to COVID restrictions, some of these suggestions may be takeout only for the time being. If you do end up ordering takeout Postmates Delivery Service makes it very easy!
National Clam Chowder Day 2021 Boston Picks
Abby Park – Abby Park in Milton has one of the most underrated clam chowders in New England. It’s the perfect appetizer that warms you up for some of their impressive entrees.
Neptune Oyster – Neptune Oyster typically has a long line of hungry Bostonians outside its doors. But, we assure you it’s worth the wait. Fresh seafood cuisine such as oysters, lobster rolls, and clam chowder make this shack one of the best in the city.
Ned Devine’s – When visiting Boston, most tourists stop at Faneuil Hall. It’s great for shopping, people watching, and of course, for mouthwatering food. Ned Devine’s lets you enjoy a traditional New England chowder while taking in the best of Boston.
Sonsie – Another good spot for tourists is Sonsie. Located on world-famous Newbury Street, Sonsie provides the perfect escape from your day of shopping.
Boston Chowda Co. – When looking for chowder, you might as well go to a place with chowda in its name. Boston Chowda Co. offers chowder in a variety of ways. Go for their bread bowl for a true New England comfort meal.
Best Boston Chowder Picks On The Water
Row 34 – Looking to take your chowder game up a notch? Row 34 in The Seaport is a luxury dining experience that offers premium clam chowder within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Daily Catch – This North End spot makes some of the best calamari in Boston. However, their chowder is an authentic New England cuisine that gives it a run for its money.
Yankee Lobster – Despite sharing the name of the Red Sox’s most bitter rival, Yankee Lobster is something that all Bostonians agree on. Grab some chowder and a lobster roll and you have yourself a perfect start to your afternoon.
Dryft – As the weather warms up, look out for this Revere Beach dive. Chowder and the beach go hand-in-hand. The Italian-centered menu satisfies even the most intense food critic. Give it a try this Chowder Day, and be sure to come back in the summer.
The Barking Crab – One of the most infamous seafood outings you can take right now is at The Barking Crab. With a full seafood menu, there’s something for everyone. Just be sure to get the warm, savory chowder to start off with.
On Chowder Day 2021, Boston restaurants are serving up their very best chowder dishes to lay claim to the chowder throne in the city. Be sure to support local restaurants amid the pandemic for this special occasion.
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