We are OPEN for TAKEOUT only at this time...

We plan to be open in a few weeks for outdoor dining, but are busy retro-fitting the restaurant to meet the health and safety guidelines required.  At this time, we are not taking advance reservations.  Please check back on our website, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for the latest news about reopening. 

Please be aware that there is NO BEACH ACCESS from Sam’s at this time, and MASKS are REQUIRED to enter the restaurant.

To Order:

  • ONLINE at www.samstakeout.com
    We will email or text you when your order is ready (include mobile# in notes). Please remain in your car. When your order is ready, drive by the front and a we’ll hand you your order. Please do not congregate in the parking lot.  
  • CALL 650 712-0245 x1
  • VISIT US and order in person. Only two people at a time can enter, keeping a safe social distance.

Discounted beer and wine, as well as pre-packaged cocktails are available for takeout, but you must order at the restaurant. Follow our Facebook or Instagram pages for updates.

Sam's ChowderMobile

  • On the coast, in Moss Beach at the Chevron station most days, and in the Ocean Colony neighborhood on Wednesdays 4:30-7:30.
  • Visit www.samschowdermobile.com to see the daily schedule.

We are following the health and sanitary guidelines of the San Mateo County Health Department, and other local and government authorities. Please also be aware that gatherings pose a heightened risk of COVID-19 transmission, and that older adults and individuals with existing health conditions are at particularly serious risk if they contract COVID-19 and should not attend. Please practice social distancing at all times.

If you need to reach us, call our main number at 650 712-0245. We have a very small staff at the moment, so please be patient with us. Thank you for helping to support our employees during this time, and we wish you all good health!

Tina Lourenco
(650) 712-0245 x4
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Event & Banquet Spaces

Sam's Chowder House has over six different event and banquet spaces to choose from for your private dining event, all featuring gorgeous ocean views. Are you envisioning a beachside corporate teambuilding day? Or an intimate indoor anniversary party? However you are picturing your perfect coastal event, we're here to help make it happen. Browse our event and banquet spaces options below to find out more details. You can also view our panoramic photo tour.

Please note that each event space has different food and beverage minimums. To learn more, contact our Director of Private Dining at 650.712.0245 x4 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

wedding event spaces - harbor view room
Harbor View
wedding event spaces - ocean terrace
Ocean Terrace
wedding event spaces - beach front lawn
Beach Front Lawn
wedding event spaces - South Beach Bar
South Beach Bar
wedding event spaces - restaurant buyout

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