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Billy's Chowder House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (268 reviews)
“clams” (157 reviews)
“seafood” (199 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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1 - 10 of 1,233 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff is great but owner is greedy. They used to give you a small salad with the dinners but now it is extra $ Haven't been in a while because the marsh view and inside decor wasn't worth the money. Go here if you want...More

Thank happyjak_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a nice lunch of chowder and a sandwich before we headed back home. My husband had the clam chowder and I had the lobster chowder and we split the haddock sandwich. All was delicious and the waitress was very friendly and attentive. We...More

Thank cinpull47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baked haddock lunch special was really special. Have been here a couple of times, never disappointed.

Thank GeorgieA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Maine a friend recommended Billy's. She really likes their clam chowder, "one of the best she has ever had". The chowder was tasty but my scallop dinner was outstanding! Lightly breaded and cooked to perfection. The waitress was attentive and...More

Thank Bernadette T
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your great review. We are happy to hear you loved our scallops and service. We can't wait to see you again next time!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've eaten at Billy's a lot in the past and ate there again last night and it was still excellent! Staff is very attentive.

Thank Garym053
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you love our food and staff!

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We always vaca in Wells every August with Billy's being our first stop for lunch lobster roll, n. Beer and onion rings. We have been back 2 more times for family reasons, and each weekend have dined 3 times at Billy's. Always consistent with food...More

Thank nyg142
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review and being a loyal customer! We can't wait to see you again next time.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were in Wells, Maine for a week, just exploring the area and checking out real estate. A local recommended Billy's and after a long day we stopped in for dinner. Oh my word. Every bite was delicious. The Lazy Lobster (they do all the...More

Thank luckyduck63
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your great review. We are so happy you loved everything about Billy's! We can't wait to see you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is amazing! We all ordered lobster and it was so good. Fare prices! Food was hot service was great. We went back the next day and had lunch

Thank Anne H
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anne, thank you for your great review! Thank you for visiting us twice in one week! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This place has a reputation of being one of the best seafood places in the area. I was there in July and the wait was nearly two hours. This time it was the off season and there was no wait. The food was mediocre and...More

Thank Tradervic21
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review and feedback. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Maine.

Reviewed 28 October 2017

We eat here atleast once every time we visit my brother in Ogunquit. Nice setting though a bit noisy and good seafood at a reasonable price (especially at lunch time). Being from Denver, I almost always get the lobster but I've ordered fish and scallops...More

Thank 1_Bill_K_9
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bill, thank you for your review. Thank you for visiting all the way from Denver! We'll see you next time. :)

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pnasco
6 December 2015|
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Response from chowdah1 |
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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 - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-7558
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