22531 Marine View Dr. S., Des Moines, WA 98198
(206) 878-8140 
We do not currently take reservations

Wally's Chowder House Menu

Browse our delicious selection of food and beverages below
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Consumption of raw or undercooked meat, poultry, and seafood increases likelihood of food borne illness. Prices subject to change. All menu items are subject to availability.  
    • Appetizers

    • Fresh Dungeness Crab Cocktail


      Fresh N.W. Crab and homemade Wally's cocktail sauce

    • Fresh Leg Meat Only Dungeness Crab Cocktail


      With Wally's homemade cocktail sauce

    • Bay Shrimp Cocktail


      Tender Bay Shrimp in our own cocktail sauce!

    • Shrimp & Chip Fresco


      Our take on a prawn-based pico de gallo, served with house made chips

    • Mozzarella Cheese Sticks


      Served with marinara sauce

    • Fresh Manila Clams

      $28.99 for 1/2 order (3/4 lb.)
      $33.99 for whole order (1 1/2 lb.)

      Lots of fresh garlic, basil, & butter

    • Our Famous Fries

    • Onion Rings


      Beer batter style

    • Calamari Fries


      Served with Ginger Aioli

    • Garlic Cheese Bread

      $8.99 for 1/2 order
      $10.99 for whole order

      Topped with Garlic, Cheddar & Parmesan.

    • Clam Chowder

    • Wally's Clam Chowder

      $7.99 for a Cup
      $12.99 for a Bowl
      $22.99 for a Quart

      Choice of New England (white)
      or Manhattan Style (red)

    • Chowder Bread Bowl


      An oven baked french bread bowl filled with chowder accompanied by a fresh green salad with your choice of dressing

    • Salads

    • Ranch, Blue Cheese, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Ceasar, Lite Italian, Zesty Sesame Oriental, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, & French

    • Dungeness Crab Salad


      Mounds of crab served on romaine with cucumber, regular tomato, hard boiled egg, Parmesan, & croutons

    • Fresh Dungeness Leg Meat Crab Salad


      Beautiful, large, fresh leg meat pieces!

    • Shrimp Salad

      $23.99 for Regular
      $30.99 for Giant

      Mounds of Bay shrimp served on a bed of romaine with cucumber, tomato, egg, Parmesan & croutons! Want a tossed Caesar? Just ask.

    • Crab & Shrimp Salad


      Best of both!

    • Salmon Salad


      A broiled salmon filet topped with Parmesan & croutons!
      Blackened if you like. Want a tossed Caesar? Just ask.

    • Charbroiled Chicken Salad


      Wally's tender chicken breast topped with Parmesan & croutons

    • Green Salad


      Fresh greens, cucumber, tomato, Parmesan & croutons!

    • Coleslaw

      $4.99 for Cup
      $7.99 for Bowl
      $9.99 for Quart

      Homemade coleslaw

    • Wally's Signature Tacos

    • Your choice of blackened, breaded or grilled, on corn or flour tortillas.
      Fresh Cilantro, Homemade Chipotle Sauce, Fresh Homemade Salsa.
      Each order includes two fish tacos and your choice of chowder, salad, baked potato, fries, rice, pasta, or slaw.

    • Arctic Cod Tacos

    • Fresh Ling Cod Tacos

    • Halibut Tacos

    • Prawn Tacos

    • Wally's Fish n' Chips

    • Wally's own breading recipe & huge filets. Includes bottomless fries!

    • Large Arctic Cod Filets

      $17.99 for 1
      $29.99 for 2
      $39.99 for 3
      $56.99 for 6

      1 piece Regular (a generous portion for one)

      2 pieces Large (easily enough for two, or one ravenous giant)

      3 pieces Jumbo (easily enough for three)

      6 pieces Family (feeds six, comes with a bowl of slaw. You can add a quart of chowder for $13

    • Arctic Cod Medallions & Chips

      $17.99 for 4 Medallions
      $21.99 for 6 Medallions

      Smaller pieces

    • "All You Can Eat"

      $29.99 for Arctic Cod Medallions
      $37.99 for Prawns

      Arctic Cod medallions, chips, & chowder

      Prawns, chips, & chowder - comes with Cod upon request

      Sorry, no sharing or To Go boxes on All You Can Eat. Served until 8:45pm

    • Halibut & Chips

      $26.99 for 3 pieces
      $32.99 for 5 pieces

      Tender Halibut chunks dipped in our light beer batter

    • Salmon and Chips

      $21.99 for 3 pieces
      $27.99 for 5 pieces

      Delicious Salmon pieces in our homemade beer batter

    • Halibut & Cod Medallions & Chips


      Best of both worlds! 3 chunks of Halibut & 3 fish medallions with chips

    • Fresh Ling Cod Fish & Chips


      4 piece order. Locally caught!

    • Wally's Platters

    • All platters deep-fried & include small slaw & bottomless fries

    • Combo Platter


      Beer battered Halibut, Prawns, Scallops, Clam Strips & Cod Medallions. Maximum 2 substitutions

    • Prawn Platter


      8 Homemade beer battered prawns

    • Coconut Prawn Platter

      $27.99 for Small
      $33.99 for Large

      Giant prawns in homemade coconut batter dredged in fresh coconut

    • Scallop Platter


      8 tender sea scallops

    • Fried Clam Platter


      A generous portion of breaded clam strips!

    • Oyster Platter


      8 pan fried or deep fried oysters

    • Chicken Strip Platter


      Served with BBQ, Ranch or Honey Mustard

    • Wally's Specialty Dinners

    • Dinners include choice of baked potato, rice pilaf, pasta, sweet potato fries or fries, & homemade coleslaw or vegetable

    • Salmon Filet


      Blackened Salmon available at no extra charge!

    • Halibut Filet


      Our favorite whitefish

    • Almond Crusted Halibut


      Topped with fresh sauteed mushrooms and our homemade cream sauce

    • Chicken Breast


      Secret garlic marinade!

    • Maine Lobster Tail

      $Market price

      Beautiful cold water tail

    • "World's Best" Crab Cakes

      $32.99 for 1
      $43.99 for 2

      Fresh Dungeness Crab topped with homemade cream sauce

    • Crab Melt


      Fresh Dungeness Crab with topped with homemade cheddar cheese sauce on a cheddar and chive biscuit

    • USDA Prime New York Steak

      $29.99 for 10 oz
      $9.99 to add 4 prawns
      $Market Price to add Maine lobster tail

      Center cut "Top of the Line"

    • Wally's Specialty Pastas

    • Served with our homemade garlic cheese bread

    • Cioppino Pasta


      Wally's homemade marinara (lots of garlic), fresh ling cod, salmon, halibut, prawns, scallops, & fresh manila clams

    • Seafood Fettuccine


      A combination of our favorite fish and shellfish items sautéed with mushrooms in our homemade cream sauce

    • Crab Leg Meat Fettuccine


      Fresh Dungeness crab leg meat in our homemade cream sauce

    • Scampi Prawn Fettuccini


      8 prawns in our homemade cream sauce, mushrooms, garlic, green onion, garlic (did I mention garlic?)

    • Flame-Broiled Hamburgers and Sandwiches

    • Flame-broiled lean beef, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions, mayo, ketchup & mustard. Served with fries

    • Hamburger

    • Cheeseburger


      2 pieces of cheese

    • Wally Whopper


      2 Patties, 5 pieces of bacon, & 3 pieces of cheese

    • Fish Filet Sandwich


      Arctic Cod Filet with tartar, lettuce, & tomato

    • Charbroiled Chicken Sandwich


      Served with Honey Mustard, lettuce, & tomato

    • Wally's Value Lunch Menu

    • Monday - Friday 11AM - 3PM

    • "All-You-Can-Eat" Cod Fish and Chips

      $4.99 Add a cup of chowder or coleslaw

      No "Take Home" boxes

    • 3 Pc Beer-battered Halibut and Chips

    • Salmon Filet


      Served with 2 sides

    • Cheeseburger and Chips

    • Shrimp Salad

    • Fresh Dungeness Crab Salad

    • Fresh Dungeness Leg Meat Crab Salad

    • Crab Melt


      Served with 2 sides

    • Lighter Lunches

    • Monday - Friday 11AM - 3PM
      Includes a fresh green salad with cucumber, tomato, & Parmesan cheese

    • 6 oz Broiled Salmon Filet

    • 6 oz Broiled Halibut Filet

    • 4 Pc Cod Fingers

    • 3 Pc Beer-battered Halibut

    • Kid's Meals

    • $8.99 Each

      Includes fries and soft drink. Ages 10 & under

      • Chicken
      • Fish
      • Clam Strips
      • Hamburger
      • PBJ
      • Grilled Cheese

    • Homemade Desserts

    • $9.99 for Your Choice of Dessert
      $4.25 to Add Vanilla Ice Cream

      Wally's desserts are homemade in our own kitchen, served with fresh whipped cream

      Slice of Pie:

      • Blackberry
      • Coconut Cream
      • Wally's Seasonal Cream Pies*
      • Carrot Cake
      • Molten Lava Cake
      • Seasonal Fruit Crisp*

      *Ask about today's seasonal selections

    • Beverages

    • Sodas


      Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Root Beer, Orange, Dr. Pepper, Henry Weinhard Root Beer, Red Bull

    • Lemonade


      Comes in Raspberry Lemonade too!

    • Iced Tea


      Served with a slice of fresh lemon

    • Italian Sodas

      $5.99 with Cream
      $7.99 with Red Bull

      Raspberry, Strawberry, Blackberry, Lime, Orange, Kiwi, Vanilla, Cherry, Blueberry & Sugarfree Raspberry

    • Root Beer Float

    • Hot Drinks


      Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Hot Spiced Cider

    • Winter Warmers

    • Bailey's & Coffee


      Baileys, coffee, whipped cream

    • Brown Sugar Bourbon Hot Toddy

    • Coffee Chocolate Caramel Nudge


      KKada caramel liquor, kahlua, creme de cocoa, coffee and whipped cream

    • Coffee Nudge


      Brandy, creme de cocoa, kahlua, coffee, whipped cream

    • Hot Buttered Rum


      Captain Morgan, homemade Hot buttered rum mix, hot water, whip cream and cinnamon stick

    • Irish Coffee


      Sugar, Jameson, coffee and whipped cream

    • Peppermint Patty


      Rumpleminze, hot chocolate and whipped cream

    • Alcoholic Cocktails

    • Bloody Mary


      vodka, homemade bloody mary mix, celery, 2 olives

    • Coconut Aperol Spritz


      Splash of Zesty Aperol Apertivo, organic agave, Vita Coconut Water, filled with Lunetta Prosecco and water. Topped with a fresh orange twist

    • Knob Creek Mint Julep


      Known fron the Kentucky Derby, this southern cocktail is muddled with fresh mint, simple syrup and aged Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Topped with a splash of soda

    • Loaded Bloody Mary


      Perfectly spicy Bloody Mary stacked with a crisp slice of bacon, prawn, queen olives, cocktail onion, and a lime

    • Margarita


      Sauza tequila, organic agave, organic margarita mix muddled with limes

    • Mimosa


      Cooks champagne, and a bottle of orange juice

    • Orange You Glad


      Delightfully sweet elixir of Empress indigo gin, sweet n sour, simple syrup, fresh orange juice and soda water

    • Passionfruit Hurricane


      A tropical blend of malibu rum, cutwater bali hai pineapple rum, passionfruit liquor, and fresh orange and pineapple juice

    • Pepper Moscow Mule


      A big flavored cocktail packed with serrano pepper slices, red pepper flakes, lime juice, Smirnoff Vodka, and Crabbie's Ginger Beer

    • Pina Colada


      Classic Blended cocktail with Malibu Rum, creamy coconut milk, and pineapple juice

    • Pineapple Margarita


      Shot of Sauza tequila, mixed with organic agave, fresh pineapple juice and organic margarita mix

    • Well Gin & Mixer


      Shot of Gordon's Gin, and your choice of mixer

    • Well Rum & Mixer


      Shot of Bacardi Rum, and your choice of mixer

    • Well Vodka & Mixer


      Shot of Smirnoff Vodka, with your choice of mixer

    • Well Whiskey & Mixer


      Shot of Macnaughton Whiskey, and your choice of mixer

    • 32oz Beachy Buckets

    • Beerita Bucket


      Margarita bucket with a Coronita to plop inside! Two shots of Sauza tequila, organic agave, and organic margarita mix.

    • Bermuda Triangle Bucket


      Get lost ub shots of Sauza tequila, Mango Pineapple Svedka, Wild Roots Pear vodka, splash of sweet n sour, pineapple juice, soda water, and a float of Blue Curacao

    • Classic Beach Bucket


      Similar to a Mai Thai. Shot of Bacardi Rum, Malibu Rum, orange juice, cranberry juice, pineapple juice, and sprite. Floated with Myers Dark rum

    • Green Gummy Bear Bucket


      Bounce with joy in a blue-green sea of 2 shots of Blue Raspeberry Svedka, a splash of sweet n sour, a touch of pineapple juice, and a float of Blue Curacao

    • Passionfruit Paradise Bucket


      Sail away to paradise with two shots of Peach Svedka Vodka, Giffard's Passionfruit liquor, pineapple juice, cranberry juice, and soda water.

    • Shark Bite Bucket


      Let your shark dive deep withs shots of Wildroots Marionberry vodka, Clementine Vodka, and splashes of cranberry and orange juice. Attack your thirst!

    • Wine Selection

    • Red Wine

      Columbia Cabernet
      Columbia Merlot
      Columbia Red Blend
      Estancia Cabernet
      J Lohr Merlot
      Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir
      Stone Cap Cabernet
      Stone Cap Merlot

    • White Wine

      Barnard Griffin Orange Moscato
      Barnard Griffin Rose
      Chateau St. Michelle Pinot Gris
      Chateau St. Michelle Riesling
      Cooks Champagne
      J Lohr Chardonnay
      Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
      Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
      Lunnetta Prosecco
      Stone Cap Chardonnay

    • Beers on Tap

    • $5.99 for 16oz
      $7.99 for 22oz

      Alaskan Amber 
      Black Butte Porter
      Irish Death 
      Mac & Jacks African Amber 
      Manny's Pale Ale 
      Maritime Imperial IPA
      Maritime Old Seattle Lager
      Pelican Head Out Hefeweizen
      Blue Moon  

    • $6.50 for 16oz
      $8.25 for 22oz

      Bodhizafa IPA
      Stella Artois
      Space Dust IPA
      Reubens Seasonal

    • Growler Fills


      Growler included

    • Bottled Beer

    • Budweiser

    • Bud Light

    • Coors Light

    • Michelob Ultra

    • Rainier Beer

    • Angry Orchard

    • Corona Extra

    • Crabbie's Ginger Beer

    • Heineken

    • Heineken 0.0

    • Odoul's Non-Alcoholic

    • Rotating Canned Cider

    • Rotating Canned Craft Beer

    • Samuel Adams Boston Lager

    • Pacifico

    • Extras

    • Cup Tartar

    • Extra Cocktail

    • Extra Ketchup

    • Extra Tartar

    • Pint Tartar

    • Quart Tartar


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