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Billy's Boston Chowder House

) #18 of 127 Restaurants in Los Gatos €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
29 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
+1 408-827-4005
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (27 reviews)
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
29 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Manhattan chowder is very good Louis salad a little untypical flavor Friendly waiter Somewhat slow service Would try it again

Thank CalifDoug
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Joined two friends for lunch. Wait staff is friendly, attentive and kind. Food was very good. Recommend this as a stop for lunch. We enjoyed fish and chips.

Thank George A. J
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Everything in Boston sea food in a casual little restaurant in Los Gatos. Lobster rolls and fish & chips are a good bet. Limited selection of beers and wines but adequate.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nothing beats a lobster roll for dinner, so I was very excited to try Billy's. The lobster roll was fresh and tasty, as were the accompanying sides. The service, however, was not friendly nor attentive. The place is small, and there was plenty of staff...More

Thank FJsMom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

So many great choices: crab salad sandwiches, fish and chips, filet of sole, chowder, and so much more. But if you think making a reservation will get you to a table at the designated time, be prepared to be disappointed. There are not enough staff...More

Thank JEP57
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Billy greeted us and was very friendly. Seafood was authentic. Staff were attentive servers Good menu

Thank Rainyday2013
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate at Billy’s on Wednesday night, October 19, 2016 because of the casual atmosphere, gluten free options, and lots of other very good seafood at fair prices. We had the lobster bisque, calamari, and large prawns which were all good. We also each had...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Went there with a large group of family and everyone had rave reviews of their order. Chowder was great! Kid's fish and chips was also good - had a few bites of theirs. Yum all around.

Thank Karleeandkevin
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were staying at the Hotel Los Gatos and Spa for a night stopover (Great place BTW!!) and asked about seafood eateries and this was recommended to us. A simple place, small but nice. I had the salmon and my wife had the shrimp. Both...More

Thank Coder
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The New England clam chowder /w sourdough bread was excellent. Very creamy with good sized chunks of potato and clams, but not too rich. They smothered the sourdough bowl with the chowder which softened the bread making it easier to eat. Now I can't wait...More

Thank 408Traveller72
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jim K
Does joining the Birthday Club allow you to have no corkage fee all of the time or only on your birthday? Jim
22 March 2016|
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Response from saguarogirl | Reviewed this property |
sign up for their email club and get free ongoing corkage
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Jim K
When we were in last, I saw that there was no corkage fee if you were a member of (?) something at the restaurant. Please let me know the details. Jim
21 March 2016|
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Response from saguarogirl | Reviewed this property |
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
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 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 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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