Festival Food

2023 Food Court Vendors

Take your pick from our Food Court line up! Curated menu with select items for purchase. 

Chick-fil-A Manahawkin

A Philanthropic Franchise
Owned and operated by locals, who grew up right here on LBI. Known for their 12 years volunteering with the local fire department as a firefighter/EMT Chowderfest is more than happy to have Chick-Fil-A in our food court! 

Top Fan Favorite Menu Items, Waffle Fries & Chick-Fil-A Sauce!

Panzones Pizza & Pasta

2023 Cook-Off Competitor – In the ticketed tasting event
Generations of families have been dining at Panzone’s since 1980. Frank Panzone, a long-time volunteer and supporter of Chowderfest helped evolve this festival into what it is today. Located in Surf City and Beach Haven, we are excited to have Panzone’s serving up food and competing in the Ticketed Cook-Off this year! Best of luck to them!

Competition Smoked Pork Belly Manhattan Chowder, Pizza, Cheese Steaks, Drinks & More!

Country Kettle Chowda

2023 Cook-Off Competitor – In the ticketed tasting event
Fierce competitors in the heart of Bay Village serving up soup in their famous bread bowls! We are excited to have Country Kettle Chowda serving up food and competing in the Ticketed Cook-Off this year! Best of luck to them!

Competition New England Clam Chowda, Rhode Island Red, Manhattan Clam, Lobsta Bisque, Bread Bowls & Drinks

La Bamba Mexican Kitchen

Testament to the Rich Tapestry of Authentic Mexican Culinary Tradition
In the vibrant heart of Long Beach Island, nestled in Brant Beach, is La Bamba Mexican Kitchen. With dedication to authenticity and a heartfelt desire to give back to the community that embraced them, the Madrid family ensured that La Bamba became more than just a restaurant. It became a gathering place where every dish tells a story and every meal is a celebration of Mexican culture. 

Chicken Tacos, Beef Tacos, Chips, Soup and Mexican Sodas

QC Market & Kitchen

New to Chowderfest, but rooted in LBI History
Located at the Queen City Marina, relax and take in views of Barnegat Bay while enjoying their full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. 

Baked Clams, Chowder, Philadelphia Water Ice & more!

Simple Fried

Thai with a Twist
Their first time being at Chowderfest is Simple Fried! A classic festival food vendor, they sell  bold and delicious Thai and American snacks. Locally owned and operated we are happy to have Simple Fried in Chowderfest this year!
Thai Chicken Dumplings, Spring Rolls, Thai Shrimp Rolls. Corn Nuggets, Breaded Pork Roll Fries & Thai Iced Tea

Chicken Or The Egg

Fun, Energetic and Flavorful
Located in the heart of Beach Haven, we are known as Long Beach Island’s most unique eatery. From our humble beginnings in 1991, we have grown and evolved into a restaurant which boasts both classic as well as unique menu offerings – but we our most famous for our wings. We have become nationally known for our wing selection. But for us, it’s not just about the food. It’s about family. It’s about camaraderie.

Chowder, Wings, Sliders & Drinks


Crust & Crumb

Your Sweet Tooth’s Best Friend
Known for serving early birds who want to catch an LBI Sunset with a hot cup of joe and baked goods. Located in the heart of Bay Village Crust & Crumb has been a supporter of Chowderfest since the start!

Freshly Baked: Elephant Ears, Specialty Cakes and Cupcakes, Donuts, Pies, Cookies and More!

Grab & Go Items

Find the below vendors throughout the Vendor Village for a sweet and savory snack!

Anna Banana Bakery & Candy Shop

Cookies, Chocolate-covered pretzels, Cupcakes, Stuffed Cookies, Brownies & more!

Jerky Rob

Mild and Spicy Beef Jerky, Flavored Bacon, Prosciutto Chips and Sticks, Vegan Options & More!

Butter Me Up - Gourmet Flavored Butter and Scones

Over 30+ flavored butters, including delicious vegan options. Scones & more!

East Coast Tuna Candy

Over 30+ flavored butters, including delicious vegan options. Scones & more!