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Billy's Chowder House

) #7 of 45 Restaurants in Wells ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (261 reviews)
“clams” (163 reviews)
“seafood” (183 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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391 - 400 of 1,131 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very busy good food some are better a lot worse .not tons of food but enough room for dessert or appitizer.

Thank Leander845
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I ordered a bucket of steamers and they were terrible. The bucket was extremely small, huge clams about five of them. One or two of the shells were empty. Nothing in the bucket that belonged in there. We had shrimp cocktail that was mushy and...More

Thank jbth
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Great place for dinner. The stuffed lobster was delicious. Friendly and good service. Reasonably priced for seafood.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Seafood on the salt Marsh. Some seating areas come with a nice view. Food and service are good. Parking can be fun, but they've come out with valet service. It makes things easier. The seafood stuffing is the best around, my opinion on our last...More

Thank Coastalsnoman
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Billy's while staying in Wells Beach. It's a popular spot so we did have to wait about 20 minutes for a table. The food was excellent with very generous portions. My husband enjoyed swordfish while I enjoyed the...More

Thank JanetOO7
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We arrived about 6:30 and were lucky to find a parking place. This place is popular! We scored a good table for two by a window and had a friendly and efficient server. Our starter of onion rings was average and large. The seafood chowder...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I write a lot of reviews and this is the first 2 I've written based on the worse bowl of clam chowder ever ordered. Yes the oysters were large and not cut up (and filled with sand) but it was water with a little flavor,...More

Thank AteT00Much
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We couldn't check into the motel until 3, so we came to Billy's Chowder House for a late lunch on our first day in Wells Beach. They were busy so we sat at the high top tables beside the bar. We waited almost twenty minutes...More

Thank lippincottfarm1
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

We had not been here in years, our fond memories remain memories. Slow service, average food, pricey for the quality and quantity. Many other better choices close by.

Thank NorthfordBill
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We purposefully went on a Wednesday so we could get their oysters on a half shell for "a buck a shuck." Very fresh, very nice. I had the swordfish, which was prepared perfectly and my wife had steamed clams that she enjoyed very much. We...More

Thank wrpupkis
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6 December 2015|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
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