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Billy's Boston Chowder House

29 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
+1 408-827-4005
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (24 reviews)
“lobster roll” (17 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
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29 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read the reviews before coming and hoped it would be good & it was great! I only like one other clam chowder and that is in Morro Bay. Crisp, cool salad also & good bread. I saw a lot of other food at other...More

Thank Travelendude
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This may be the best fish and chips I’ve ever had. And I’ve had them in London. Perfectly cooked crispy fries. This is a small restaurant with good service. On the weekends the brunch offers six dollar bottomless mimosas which is well worth it.

Thank Sesa38
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I had the 3 chowder sampler & all were excellent. fun place for a Friday night; New England sports bar feel.

Thank Mary99
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Casual but with very good food for the price - just what I hoped for in a Chowder House. Staff was friendly and helpful. Lobster roll was one of the best I've had (I spend a lot of time around Boston and Cape Cod), but...More

Thank Art6161
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Casual but a bit on the pricey side, delicious clam chowder (in a bread bowl or not - but get the bread bowl - so yummy!), lobster rolls, cioppino, fish and chips, oyster po boy, even salads, and a delicious and filling lobster (or as...More

Thank stephaniewoolsey
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I am from Martha’s Vineyard & I am spoiled with the best freshest seafood! I use to crave fried clams from home, and did cartwheels when I found them on the menu at Billy’s! Eating them transported me back home via Heaven! I so appreciate...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We had the Lobsta Roll, Clam Chowder, and the Lobster Mac and Cheese. This was our first time there, so went with some of the obvious choices. All were very good, service was good. The place is small so make a reservation

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Not my favorite. Good seafood, but pricey. Food too rich for me as well. Service adaquate. I know a lot of folks like this place, but my one and only experience was not the best. Will not return.

Thank Carole P
Reviewed 27 November 2017

More like 3.5 stars Billy made sure everything's perfect, everyone's friendly, food is good, however, I wish the place is cleaner

Thank vile10
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My wife and I joined another couple at Billy's Boston Chowder House on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Billy's is a nice and cozy restaurant located in downtown Las Gatos. Our food and service was very good. We had the stuffed shrimp, salmon, and sand dabs;...More

Thank Robert D
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sign up for their email club and get free ongoing corkage
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join their Birthday Club (online) and there is no corkage fee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-827-4005
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