After 9 wonderful years, Ed's Chowder House has closed. Thank you to all our loyal staff and patrons.
For questions regarding unused gift cards, please call 212.262.0028 x2211.


Empire Hotel
44 W 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023

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With the intention of “bringing Montauk to the heart of Manhattan,” Ed's Chowder House, located in the historic Empire Hotel, delivers the bounty of the Eastern shoreline to the Upper West Side. Ed's Chowder House serves up a refined yet unpretentious take on regional seafood favorites in a breezy, casual atmosphere.

Alongside the namesake variety of hot and savory chowders, including Sweet Corn, New England-style Clam, Manhattan-style Blue Crab and the signature Shellfish Chowder, the menu offers a wide variety of options ranging from elegantly composed favorites like Scallop Ravioli with white wine sauce and herbs or Peppered Tuna Steak Frites with herb butter to simply grilled selections of seafood, steaks and chops. In the Chowder Bar, more casual favorites like lobster rolls, Jeff & Zach's burger, crab cakes, and fish n’ chips take center stage along with refreshing cocktails, a carefully selected handful of local craft brews and all-day dining menu from 11:30am daily.

Private Events

Host a classic New York experience within the historic Empire Hotel just steps from Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  Refined, yet unpretentious takes on regional seafood favorites will impress your guests in a sophisticated setting.  Choose from a handful of menu packages, or let us build a custom menu tailored exactly to your needs, creating a customized experience your guests will remember forever.

Large parties, bridal brunches, family gatherings, corporate luncheons and any event you envision—seated, standing, cocktails or buffet.

Contact Emily Roth at  212.956.1288 or contact us by using the INQUIRY button to the right.

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Can’t make it to Ed’s?  Get the bounty of the Eastern shoreline delivered to your door.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available daily for you and your family from Postmates, or have us cater your next gathering or corporate event with packages and platters from Cater2.me.

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