Curb Your Clam Chowder Cravings At These Eight Takeaway Spots

First created by Native Americans over 400 years ago in North America, Clam Chowder is one of the most popular and favored soups served globally. This rich, velvety chowder is most commonly found in North American cuisine and contains diced potatoes, salt pork, onions and of course, clams!

We celebrate National Clam Chowder Day every year on February 25th and this time around we’re going coast to coast to feature these eight great Canadian spots ready to satisfy your Clam Chowder cravings:

Takeout a bowl of warm, chunky smooth Clam Chowder from this historic Seafood Restaurant in Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market. A mainstay since 1992, serving up an array of seafood that’s beloved for its simple but flavorful preparation and freshness.

Address: 93 Front Street East Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C3 | @busters.stlawrence

Located in Port Alberni, The Clam Bucket boasts some of the best in the west seafood dishes. Make sure you order the Clam Bucket Creamy Clam Chowder to warm up on those chilly BC nights.

Address: 4479 Victoria Quay Port Alberni, BC | @theclambucketrestaurant

A casual restaurant chain based on a motion picture, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has grown into a globally-recognized brand with 16 international locations. Serving lots of shrimp and seafood dishes but also a great Old Fashioned New England Clam Chowder with potatoes.

Address: 2393-8882 170 St NW, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, AB T5T 4M2 | @officialbubbagump

Address: Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 | @saltshakerdeli

This upscale Quebec restaurant is a culinary experience to behold. From Octopus Carpaccio to Lobster from the tank, their menu boasts a contrast of land and sea. Their menu also includes a delightful clam chowder complete bacon, corn, potatoes and paprika – well worth the takeout!

Address: 634 Grande Allee E, Quebec | @opheliaqc


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Warm up with a hot bowl of Big Fish’s East Coast Seafood Chowder. With two locations in Calgary, offered during evenings, weekday lunch and weekend brunch services to cater to your chowder cravings!

Address: 1112 Edmonton Trail NE & 2018 33 Ave SW  | @bigfishopenrange

Owned and operated by multiple generations of fishmongers, The Pelican serves superior quality seafood for good value since 1985. It has become a destination for tourists seeking Ottawa’s best seafood dining experience. 

Address:  1500 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1H 7Z2 | @pelicanseafoodmarketandgrill

Memories won TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2022 Best of the Best award as one of Canada’s top fine dining restaurants. In addition to our mouthwatering steakhouse classics, the Memories menu includes a Lobster Bisque, L’habitant Pea Soup and of course Clam Chowder.

Address:  890 Albert St, Regina SK S4R 2P5 | @memoriesdining