Welcome fall all month long by registering to be a Traveling Taster!

Join the thousands who flock to LBI Region to taste chowders from local restaurants in a friendly-yet-fierce competition. The enhanced trail, which covers less than 10 miles, is celebrated with a one-day free festival held at Taylor Avenue Bayfront in Beach Haven on October 1. This day will be featuring chowder for purchase, live music, vendors, beer on tap, wine, and seltzers. The event space will be outfitted for foodies, families, friends, and leashed pets to gather as well as to cheer on the champions at the award ceremonies.

Once you check in at your first participating restaurant you will receive your link to vote via text!

LBI Chowder Trail

  • Mobile exclusive
  • Instantly delivered via text and email
  • No apps to download
  • Vote for your favorite!

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of the best chowder spots in Southern Ocean.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply make sure your location services is turned on and check in via GPS.

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

Venue Image
Country Kettle Chowda
A small soup shop in the heart of Bay Village in Beach Haven! Get a cup of hot soup or take a cold quart to go!
Venue Image
Daddy O
Full Service Restaurant & Bar
Venue Image
Delaware Avenue Oyster House & Bar
LBI's only oyster house, 12 craft beers on tap, extensive wine list, raw bar, sharing plates, sandwiches, salad, chowderfest soup, and more.
Venue Image
Dockside Diner
Your favorite breakfast spot on Long Beach Island!
Venue Image
La Bamba
The only authentic Mexican Food on Long Beach Island, offering traditional Mexican specialties all day.
Venue Image
Russo’s Italian Restaurant & Ice Cream
Russo’s Italian Restaurant is a small, family-owned-and-operated business in the center of Long Beach Island. We offer a variety of options for your large family gatherings, intimate date nights, or to satisfy your pizza cravings.
Venue Image
The Chicken Or The Egg
Chicken-related chow & signature sauce in a vibrant, 24/7 staple with funky decor.
Venue Image
The Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House
When the wind blows certain directions, you can smell the wood fired grill on Mallard Island, Beach Haven West, and Mud City.
Venue Image
Tuckers Tavern
Full Service Restaurant & Bar