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Billy's Chowder House

216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (259 reviews)
“clams” (143 reviews)
“seafood” (182 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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1 - 10 of 1,125 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We love this place so much we came from Texas to have the chowder again and it was divine The view is great the service friendly I watched our waitress being so kind to an elderly couple "The chowder alone was worth the trip" We...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in again this year, for Father's Day, where they offered a 2lb. Lobster, for $19.95.What a treat! All their selections are great. The service is what you expect.. No one there from Bosnia....

Thank A.D B
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I ate there on an early Saturday evening. I had Salmon and two side and my wife had Lazy Lobster and two sides. My salmon was a good-sized portions and well-prepared. My wife's Lazy Lobster was fine, but there was not very...More

Thank Tom49MN
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to Billy's on Father's Day and they had a special for a 2 pound lobster dinner which my fiance ordered. It was huge! I got a stuffed lobster which was delicious! We also ordered their famous clam chowder, it was delicious! If your...More

Thank sletzo
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the great review! We hope to see you again soon. We are so happy you had a great Father's Day with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good however, there wasn't anything to differentiate it from all the other seafood places in the area. It is often crowded and noisy. The food does not seem to be prepared with individuality in mind. The sides are the usual you find...More

Thank gloriamaris
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, I would like to apologize for your most recent experience at Billy's. I can assure you that the issues stated have been addressed with the entire staff and that we are working hard to improve. We hope we can serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been visiting Billy's Chowder House for nearly 20 years. Billy's has exceptional New England Clam Chowder and Lobster Bisque. The rest of the menu is also very good.

Thank Michael M
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the review! We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for being loyal customers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant in Wells. Love the food! atmosphere! (casual comfortable) and love the staff (bartenders and waitresses are the best!). Great for families (in restaurant) and all ages in bar. Great Happy Hour during the week!!

Thank jennabeanBoston
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the great review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit Wells as often as I can and stop at Billy's each time! This time I had Baked Salmon with Rice Pilaf and coleslaw. I asked for a small dish of their honey dill dressing on the side. OMG is the Salmon dipped into...More

Thank Glori H
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The irony, we sat at the same window table for 4 of us! The wait was a little longer! Waitress had a few tables.....The entrées had a nice presentation....

Thank Angelo M
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to do it ~ it was highly recommended!! We were not disappointed. We didn't have a reservation and only had to wait a few minutes - it was Sunday evening and we got there around 6:30pm. We had a table next to the...More

Thank BGI-Traveler
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for the great review, we are so happy you had a good time dining with us. We hope to see you again soon.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
pnasco
when do you close for the season
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining
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
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