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Billy's Chowder House

) #7 of 45 Restaurants in Wells ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (258 reviews)
“clams” (143 reviews)
“seafood” (181 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this restaurant several times since 2015. It has good seafood dishes as well as other in their menu. Good and fast service, always many people, though.

Thank Alexandre S
Reviewed yesterday

Went here for a retirement get together and the waitress we had was AMAZING! All the food was great too!

Thank Lorrie M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited here last June on a friend's recommendation - Unfortunately we can't say that this was the best place to eat - there are others around with better food and a bit less expensive. But the view was nice,

Thank fourtunas
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

We are glad you liked the view. Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Billy's Chowder house on a whim and enjoyed one of the better meals on our trip to Maine. The decor is rustic, the window views are beautiful waterfront views and the food was amazing. The lobster stew was simply heaven.

Thank Mike M
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate in the bar with a great view of the marsh area. They have good beer on tap and my husband had the best gin and tonic he can remember. There are lots of tv's to watch and the service was great. Everything from...More

Thank Sue L
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

We are so happy you loved our food and service. Thank you for taking the time to write a great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location on the water. We had a window seat. Fried haddock was delish as were the fries and perfectly cooked and buttered green beans. Fried clams were average. Service left a lot to be desired though. Never got my water after asking twice, I...More

Thank mylittlehummingbird
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that the service was less than expected on your most recent visit. I can assure you that this issue will be addressed with the entire staff so that we can provide you with a better...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been going to Billy's for many years and it never disappoints. Your typical seafood fare, well prepared, and at fair prices. Space is nothing fancy but the marsh views are wonderful. Service is excellent, relaxed and friendly. Kids are welcome. Always fun to return:...More

Thank William N
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

Hi William. You will always be part of our Billy's family. Thank you for the great review. See you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. I love going to Billy's when I come to Maine. Their chowder is the best around

Thank Jl212286
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

We are so happy you love our chowder and service! See you on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate dinner here on Mothers Day 2017. Special for mom's was lazy lobster. It was excellent. Campanion had the fried haddock.. It was the best he ever ate. Ate dinner overlooking the marshes.

Thank Flambo126
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed and spent the day with us on Mother's Day. Visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were three of us - each order was terrific - Lobster Mac & Cheese, Lobster Roll and a fish dish - appetizer was the scollops, WOW. Enjoyed our server also, she was very welcoming

Thank joeybodie
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this review

Hi Joey, we love our lobster dishes too! Thank you for the review.

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Jeanne R
Do you sell cans of your clam chowder?
13 April 2016|
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Ann W
Are you open on Easter - March 27th?
7 March 2016|
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pnasco
when do you close for the season
6 December 2015|
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We closed on the 5th of December, we reopen on the 22nd of January.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-7558
  • E-mail