13th Annual Chowder Festival



13th Annual Chowder Festival

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 – Noon – 5PM (tasting ends at 3PM)


2018 Participating Restaurants

Barrett’s Waterfront – 1082 Davol St, Fall River, MA
Black Whale – 106 MacArthur Dr, New Bedford, MA

CareOne – 221 Fitzgerald Dr, New Bedford, MA
Carmines – 72 N Water St, New Bedford, MA
Crowther’s – 90 Pottersville Rd, Little Compton, RI
Cove Surf & Turf – 1500 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA
Destination Soups – 149 Union St, New Bedford, MA
Freestone’s City Grill – 41 William St, New Bedford, MA
Me & Ed’s – 30 Brock Ave, New Bedford, MA

Mike’s Restaurant – 390 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven 508-996-9810
New Bedford Harbor Hotel – 222 Union St, New Bedford, MA
No Problemo – 813 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA
Noodle Bowl – 768 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA
Pub 6T5 – 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA
The Bayside – 1253 Horseneck Rd, Westport, MA
Waterfront Grille – 36 Homer’s Wharf, New Bedford, MA
Whaler’s Tavern – 24 N Water St, New Bedford, MA

Judges’ Choice:

Clam chowder
1. Crowthers
2. Me and Eds

Seafood Chowder
1.Cove Surf and Turf
2. Barretts Waterfront

Kale Soup
1.Cove Surf and Turf
2. Destination Soup

Signature Soup
1. Brazilian Grill
2. Carmines

Stuffed Quahog
1. Barretts waterfront
2. Cove Surf n Turf

People’s Choice:

Clam chowder
1. Black Whale
2. Crowthers

Seafood Chowder
1. Pub 6T5
2. Freestones

Kale Soup
1. Destination Soup
2. Cove Surf n Turf

Signature Soup
1. Brazilian Grill
2. No Problemo

Stuffed Quahog
1. Barretts Waterfront
2. Cove Surf n Turf

Booth Presentation
1. Willow Tree
2. Mike’s

2018 Sponsors

2018 Blind Taste Test Judges

Thank you to the 2018 Judges

Auditi Guha, Food Blogger & Restaurant Reviewer
Brendan Kurie, Restaurant Reviewer, Standard-Times
Abby Martin-Renoir – Fun 107.1 DJ
Gazelle Arsenault – Fun 107.1 DJ


Thank you to the planning committee and all of the volunteers!

Casey Cole-Vieira, Esq.
Dawn Ferreira – First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union
Monica Furtado – BayCoast Bank
Tara Pacheco – New Bedford YMCA
Andrew Rodrigues – Webster Bank
Greater New Bedford Regional Voc-Tech Legal & Protective Services Students
Ed Pacheco, Places to Go, LLC Transportation
Kim Laughlin – Kim Laughlin Health Coaching
Mitch Zucker PayPros, Inc.
Bradford Simmons, Aflac/Simmons Insurance Group, Inc.
Susan Finn, Susan Finn Online