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Scott’s Chowder House | San Jose at First Street

Located just steps from Scott’s Seafood Restaurant, our First Street locations offers all your favorites from Scott’s, along with a few new treats, in a more casual, dine-in or take-out format. 


Click the button below to view our extensive menu featuring a variety of soups, salads, small bites, rolls and specialities.  We also offer an assortment of beverages. 

You can choose to order online for a scheduled pickup or drop by our location and order at the counter. 


All soups served with a slice of bread.


8 oz. Cup | 12 oz. Bowl | Bread Bowl | 32 oz. Quart

Half Gallons and Full Gallons of any of the soups are available by pre-order only (Please call store).

Seafood Gumbo

$9 | $11 | $15 | $30

Dark rich roux, shrimp, calamari, chorizo, andouille sausage, celery, onions, green bell peppers, cajun spices, topped with crispy rice.

Vegan Chowder

$9 | $11 | $15 | $30

Green and red lentils, lemongrass, red thai chili, green curry, celery, onions, coconut milk, drizzled with lemon oil.

Lobster Bisque

$9 | $11 | $15 | $30

Maine lobster flavored with fresh herbs and spices, simmered in a creamy tomato-based broth.

Scott’s Manhattan Style Clam Chowder

$9 | $11 | $15 | $30

Loaded with clams, tomato-based broth, red potatoes, onions, and celery.

Scott’s Boston Style Clam Chowder

$9 | $11 | $15 | $30

Our award-winning recipe is creamy smooth, with loads of meaty clams, flavored with bacon, onions, potatoes, cream, and our secret blend of herbs and spices.


All salads served with a slice of bread; salad dressings on the side.

Chicken Cobb Salad


Shaved, roasted chicken breast, chopped romaine, spinach, applewood smoked bacon, crumbled bleu cheese, avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onions, hard boiled egg, champagne vinaigrette.

Smoked Salmon Asian Salad


Smoked noodles, napa cabbage and kale slaw, mango, roasted almonds, pickled daikon and carrots, cucumbers, avocado, Thai basil, mint, cilantro, asian sesame dressing.

Scott’s Caesar Salad


Curly kale, chopped romaine, crispy tortilla strips, shaved parmesan cheese, red onions, cherry tomatoes, avocado, lemon wedge, classic caesar dressing. Add shaved, roasted chicken breast - $3.50

Avocado & Quinoa Salad


Chopped romaine, kale, quinoa & crisply tortilla strips, succotash with roasted corn, black beans, radishes and jicama, red onions, cilantro, cotija cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, chili lime dressing. Add shaved, roasted chicken breast - $3.50

Crab Louie Salad


Dungeness crab, iceberg lettuce, avocado, kalamata olives, hard boiled egg, tomatoes, english cucumbers, edamame beans, louie dressing.


Ahi Tuna Poke*


Fresh chopped ahi, Hawaiian papaya, mango, shredded lettuce and cabbage, red bell peppers, scallions, sesame seeds, spicy ponzu sesame sauce, seaweed, carrots, English cucumbers.

Crab Balls


4 mini crab cake balls, served with cole slaw, lemon wedge, remoulade sauce.

Chowder Fries


Fries topped with cheese, boston clam chowder, bacon and green onions.

The Rolls

All rolls served with a pickle, potato chips and a side of Cole slaw.

Shrimp Roll


Served cold. 4oz. fresh poached gulf shrimp, lightly tossed with lemon confit, mayo, celery, topped with fresh dill, chives and special house dressing.

Original Scott’s Crab Roll


Served cold. 4oz. fresh crab meat, lightly tossed with lemon mayo, celery, green apple, red pickled onions, topped with fresh dill and special house dressing.

Scott’s Connecticut Style Lobster Roll


Served warm. 4oz. fresh lobster tossed with lemon and pepper melted butter. Topped with fresh herbs and special house spices.

Scott’s Maine Style Lobster Roll


Served cold. 4oz. fresh lobster tossed with our special house dressing and seasonings. Topped with pickled carrots.

Sandwiches & More

All sandwiches served with a pickle, potato chips and a side of Cole slaw.

Blackened Ahi Tuna Sandwich


Seared blackened ahi tuna, cucumber, pickled carrots, red pepper slaw, pepper jack cheese, avocado, wasabi sauce, on panini-pressed ciabatta roll.

Crab Melt Sandwich


Crab meat salad, avocado, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, lettuce, cajun aioli, on panini-pressed ciabatta roll.

Chicken Pesto Caprese


Shaved, roasted chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, roasted bell peppers, basil pesto, lettuce, balsamic glaze drizzle on panini-pressed ciabatta roll.

Fish & Chips


Beer batter red snapper, french fries, coleslaw, tartar sauce.

Scott’s Cubano Sandwich


Classic cuban-style panini sandwich. Applewood smoked ham, pepper jack cheese, pepperoncini peppers, pickles, chipotle aioli, served on a ciabatta panini roll.


Side of Potato Chips


House spiced mixed seasoning.

Seaweed Salad


Seaweed, carrots, english cucumbers, mixed with raspberry vinaigrette.

Kale Slaw


Kale, cabbage, and carrots mixed in a poppy seed dressing.


Kids Chowder


Served with sourdough bread and with your choice of potato chips or house salad.

Kids Cheese Quesadilla


Flour tortilla with melted cheese served with your choice of potato chips or house salad.

Kids Grilled Cheese


Made with cheddar cheese, served on sourdough with your choice of potato chips or house salad.

Our Story

Since 1976, Scott’s Seafood has been a key aspect of the dining scene in the Bay Area. Scott’s is widely acclaimed for not only the freshness and quality of its seafood offerings, but its ability to offer sustainable, healthy food options— making Scott’s Seafood one of the area’s most desirable dinner destinations.

Scott’s Seafood has been awarded the People’s Choice Award for its Boston Style Clam Chowder several years in a row, so we set out to offer our customers a way to enjoy their favorite food and soup options on the go.

Scott’s Chowder House was created precisely with this idea in mind. Following the vision of the executive chef at Scott’s Seafood, Samuel Reyes, the chowder house menu offers a combination of esteemed items from Scott’s Seafood alongside newly crafted soups, salads, and sandwiches made exclusively for Scott’s Chowder House.

Visit us:

200 S. First Street, Suite 50
San Jose, CA 95113

(408) 531-6421

11:30 am – 8:00 pm

Roberto Rivera

Operations Manager

Contact Roberto for catering or fundraising opportunities.