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Billy's Chowder House

) #8 of 45 Restaurants in Wells €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (265 reviews)
“clams” (169 reviews)
“seafood” (188 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped at Billy's Chowder house for a quick bowl of clam chowder and two beers and were extremely happy to find out that they had 4 of the local beers from Hidden Cove (brewery right down the street) on tap. The clam chowder is...More

Thank Courtneyanderson20
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants in the area. Recently, we haven't been as impressed, but still very good. Fisherman's catch is just as good and cheaper.

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Callimari was excellent, but stay away from clam dinner. Over cooked and tasteless. It was so far over cooked the clam disapeared.

Thank SkipperDover_NH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for early lunch at 11:45. Got right in sat down before the crowd. Very family friendly. Our 11 month old loved it. The chowder was great oysters on half shell always good. Lobster and lobster roll great. Left full and happy. Service was...More

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome food, super fresh. Our waitress Kassie was wonderful as always. She helps make a decision if you are stuck as to what to pick. You can pick baskets of different types of fish and do a combo. She is super friendly and the meal...More

Thank allyallie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally awesome Lobster Mac and cheese and good enough portions for 2. Haddock chowder was light and really good. We regretted passing on the bucket on rum for 2 - next time- and were full enough to be happy to walk up to the main...More

Thank Mieka D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with some friends and I have to say, it was fantastic. Steamers were fresh and sweet, fried clams were awesome and pina-colada was so delish - they also serve a bucket of rum runners too...We sat in the bar area which overlooks the...More

1  Thank Suzanne1090
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking is a problem so you are forced to use valet. The service was good after about a half hour wait on a Tuesday at 7pm. The place is very noisy , food is not good and a bit pricy given the quality. The clam...More

1  Thank Joannedb112
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there July 1, 2017 for dinner. Had there lobster chowder/bisque and it was stuffed with lobster. Then got baked scallops which was fantastic! The bread that was delivered first was yummy! Reuniting with old neighborhood friends my sister and I had not seen in...More

1  Thank Jayne L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Billy's for a very casual lunch and the food was better than in previous years. We even ate with REAL utensils (yay, because plastic is annoying and wasteful and that's what I remember from years past!). They have a kids menu and...More

Thank Cheryl B
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Questions & Answers
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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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