Scott's Chowder House San Jose | First Street

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 come with a slice of bread.


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

Seafood Gumbo

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

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

Vegan Chowder (Seasonal)

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

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

Smoked Salmon Chowder

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

Authentic Pacific Northwest flavors, with smoked salmon, Red Potatoes, Leaks, Sprinkled with Cajun Spices.

Lobster Bisque

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

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

Scott’s Manhattan Style Clam Chowder

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

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

Scott’s Boston Style Clam Chowder

$11 | $13 | $15 | $39

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 come with a slice of bread; salad dressings are served on the side.

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad


Romaine lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, kalamata olives, green onions, feta cheese, red onions, oregano, bell peppers, greek feta cheese vinaigrette.

Shrimp Louie Salad


Oregon bay shrimp, romaine lettuce mix, tomatoes, avocado, hard boiled egg, cucumber, edamame, louis dressing.

Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad


Romaine hearts, kalamata olives, egg, avocado, crumble blue cheese, bacon, cherry tomatoes, house herb vinaigrette.

Small Plates

Scott’s Famous Chowder Fries


Loaded with cheese, boston clam chowder, bacon and scallions.

Shrimp Cocktail (4)


Cocktail sauce, lemon.

Tempura Fried Prawns


Served with coleslaw and sweet chili sauce.

Ahi Tostaditas (3)


Ahi, chipotle sauce, gaucamole, lettuce, pico de gallo.


All rolls are served with a pickle.

Connecticut Style Dungeness Crab Roll


Served warm. Fresh dungeness crab meat, tossed with lemon and pepper melted butter, arugula, topped with dpecial house spices and fresh herbs.

Scott’s Connecticut Style Lobster Roll


Served warm. Fresh lobster tossed with Lemon and Pepper melted butter Arugula, Topped with Special House spices and Fresh Herbs.

Scott’s Maine Style Lobster Roll


Served cold. Fresh lobster tossed with ourspecial House dressing and seasonings.celery, topped with pickled carrots.


Chicken Club


Grilled chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, swiss cheese, tomatoes, avocado, chipotle sauce, ciabatta roll.

Beer Battered Fish & Chips


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

Scott’s Cubano


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

Crab Loaded Tater Tots


Tater tots loaded with melted cheese, smoked jalapeño crema, and pico de gallo. Topped with crab meat.

Lobster Melt


Grilled sliced sourdough bread, pepper jack cheese, cheddar cheese, avocado, cajun aioli, lobster meat.

Sides & More

Side of Homemade Potato Chips


House spiced mixed seasoning.

Side of Sourdough Bread


Served warmed with butter.

Shrimp and Octopus Salad


Dice shrimp & octopus mixed with yellow and red bell pepper, red onion, olives, tomato, and green onion with blood orange shallot vinaigrette.

Rockfish Ceviche


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

Seaweed Salad


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

Ahi Tuna Poke


Diced ahi tuna, green onions, pineapple, papaya, red bell peppers, sesame seeds, mixed with cucumber wasabi sauce.

Organic Kale Slaw


Our twist on the traditional cole slaw, kale, cabbage, and carrots. Mixed in a poppy seed vinaigrette dressing.


Kids Chowder


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

Cheese Quesadilla


Served with tater tots.

Grilled Cheese


Served with tater tots.

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.