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12 of The Cape & Islands Must-Try Chowders, July 2013

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We last checked in with the Cape and Islands chowder scene back in January for a round-up of a dozen must-try options. While those winter choices are all definitely still worthy, it's time to add some fresh summer flavor. Here now, 12 of the Cape and Islands must-try chowders, July edition.


· 12 of The Cape & Islands Must-Try Chowders, Winter 2013 [Curbed Cape Cod]

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1. The Bog Pub

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618 MacArthur Boulevard
Pocasset, MA 02559

The Bog Pub, formerly Cranberry's, is home to Bacon Thursday's. Naturally, the Littleneck Clam Chowder includes sweet potato and bacon.

2. Aqua Grille Bistro & Bar

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14 Gallo Road
Sandwich, MA 02563

The Cape Cod Chowder at the Aqua Grille includes cups and bowls of fresh Waquoit Quahogs, onions, potatoes, and cream.

3. Lobster Boat

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681 Route 28
West Yarmouth, MA 02673

The Lobster Boat's thick and creamy New England Clam Chowder is the 2013 overall winner of the Cape Cod Chowder fest.

800 Main Street
Dennis, MA 02660

The House Made Oyster Chowder at Fin features Dennis Oysters, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Chive Oil, and White Truffle Oil.

5. Local Break

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4550 State Highway
Eastham, MA 02642

A reader recommends this New England Clam Chowder, served with steamed little neck clams and crackers.

6. Mac's Shack

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91 Commercial Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Mac creates new classics and updates old-fashioned favorites, like the homemade gluten and pork free New England Clam Chowder.

7. edwige

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333 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

The Atlantic Seafood Chowder at edwige, now in their 39th season, is creamy and fully loaded with a hearty kick.

8. The Red Inn

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15 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

The Red Inn is a iconic Provincetown waterfront restaurant and as for their Lobster Corn Chowder, "Yes, it is a bit Spicy!"

9. The Net Result

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79 Beach Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The Net Result, an upper-scale fish market, sells much-loved Clam Chowder by the cup, bowl and/or quart.

10. Chesca's Restaurant

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38 North Water Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

Coastal-based Italian and urban American fare that bridges upscale and comfort food is the order of the day at Chesca's. Case in point: the Clam Chowder, with fresh sea clams, cream and garnished with smoked bacon and chives.

11. Sea Grille

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45 Sparks Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

The Sea Grille's Island Quahog Chowder is available in-house, for take out and can be shipped year-round in frozen quarts. The recipe for Nantucket's favorite chowder has been featured on the Martha Stewart Show.

12. Brant Point Grill

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50 Easton Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

"Made from Scratch" New England Clam Chowder at the pricey Brant Point Grill includes fresh whole belly clams, smoked bacon, crisp fried clam, and chive.

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1. The Bog Pub

618 MacArthur Boulevard, Pocasset, MA 02559

The Bog Pub, formerly Cranberry's, is home to Bacon Thursday's. Naturally, the Littleneck Clam Chowder includes sweet potato and bacon.

618 MacArthur Boulevard
Pocasset, MA 02559

2. Aqua Grille Bistro & Bar

14 Gallo Road, Sandwich, MA 02563

The Cape Cod Chowder at the Aqua Grille includes cups and bowls of fresh Waquoit Quahogs, onions, potatoes, and cream.

14 Gallo Road
Sandwich, MA 02563

3. Lobster Boat

681 Route 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673

The Lobster Boat's thick and creamy New England Clam Chowder is the 2013 overall winner of the Cape Cod Chowder fest.

681 Route 28
West Yarmouth, MA 02673

4. Fin

800 Main Street, Dennis, MA 02660

The House Made Oyster Chowder at Fin features Dennis Oysters, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Chive Oil, and White Truffle Oil.

800 Main Street
Dennis, MA 02660

5. Local Break

4550 State Highway, Eastham, MA 02642

A reader recommends this New England Clam Chowder, served with steamed little neck clams and crackers.

4550 State Highway
Eastham, MA 02642

6. Mac's Shack

91 Commercial Street, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Mac creates new classics and updates old-fashioned favorites, like the homemade gluten and pork free New England Clam Chowder.

91 Commercial Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667

7. edwige

333 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Atlantic Seafood Chowder at edwige, now in their 39th season, is creamy and fully loaded with a hearty kick.

333 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

8. The Red Inn

15 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Red Inn is a iconic Provincetown waterfront restaurant and as for their Lobster Corn Chowder, "Yes, it is a bit Spicy!"

15 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

9. The Net Result

79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

The Net Result, an upper-scale fish market, sells much-loved Clam Chowder by the cup, bowl and/or quart.

79 Beach Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

10. Chesca's Restaurant

38 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

Coastal-based Italian and urban American fare that bridges upscale and comfort food is the order of the day at Chesca's. Case in point: the Clam Chowder, with fresh sea clams, cream and garnished with smoked bacon and chives.

38 North Water Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

11. Sea Grille

45 Sparks Avenue, Nantucket, MA 02554

The Sea Grille's Island Quahog Chowder is available in-house, for take out and can be shipped year-round in frozen quarts. The recipe for Nantucket's favorite chowder has been featured on the Martha Stewart Show.

45 Sparks Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

12. Brant Point Grill

50 Easton Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

"Made from Scratch" New England Clam Chowder at the pricey Brant Point Grill includes fresh whole belly clams, smoked bacon, crisp fried clam, and chive.

50 Easton Street
Nantucket, MA 02554