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Classic, casual Maine seafood restaurant surrounded by an estuary & wildlife preserve.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had just checked into our hotel so we had no idea where to go. After asking the staff where the best lobster rolls were, we were told to come here and they didn't disappoint. My husband said it was one of the best ones...he had ever had. I got the fried haddock filet and it was very good and flaky. The only thing that was slightly disappointing was that it was $30 for the double lobster roll, but I guess that's what we should expect being on the coast of Maine. Other than that, very nice staff and very cozy restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something for everyone!the best fried oysters and swordfish! That Is hard to find anywhere . Great Margaritas! Nice view of the Marsh and cozy fireplace. Great food and great service. Will always come back!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a mid-week getaway to Maine. And, as always a stop at Billy's Chowder House in Wells, Maine during the second week of February . We were fortunate enough to a wonderful waitress named Stephanie: very professional, very congenial, keep in mind this...is during a Pandemic. Next time any of you go to Billy's, hope you are lucky enough to get Stephanie as a server!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If by chance you’ve felt apprehensive in dining out. This group really has it feeling safe and yet inviting. Do yourself a favor. For your tummy and mental blocks. Get out and live a little. Did I mention the amazing seafood.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 13 January 2021

Pretty much anything you get at Billys is a hit. I am not a fan of oysters or things like that. but my hubby loved them. i got seafood chowder and my hubby got haddock chowder. his only complaint was there were a lot of...potatoes and not much haddock. but the taste was great. my seafood chowder was great and i could have eaten 3 more bowls of it. i got lobster mac and cheese and it was OUT OF THIS WORLD. so creamy and filling. suggest for sure. my husband got the billys famous platter and he devoured it all. said it was not greasy at all which with fried food is a big thing. Some places you go and food is fried, it is soaked in grease. thankfully not the case here. The view of the marsh is nice. a bit stinky at certain times of the day but that is not the restaurants fault.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

Billy’s is the go to place for any type of chowder they serve , and the fried clams are outstanding!! We do however miss the old bartenders !!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

We ate at this restaurant twice while visiting in the area. The food was fantastic and our wait person, Elizabeth C. made our meals extra special. She was friendly and attentive without being overbearing. She truly made our eating experience more enjoyable.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020 via mobile

We came to Billy’s for a night out and we had the most wonderful dinner. The scallops are to die for! Our server was Kristie and she was very friendly and super attentive. We can’t wait to visit again!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 13 November 2020

Delicious meal every time. I have been going for many years, 2-3x a year. Lobster Stew, Lobster Roll, Haddock Bites.... many more great choices! My son's favorite fried shrimp!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 10 November 2020

My husband, Jim and I stopped in for a last minute Friday night out! The beautiful weather added to the warm atmosphere inside...our server, Rachel was delightful and engaging. When I ordered the Haddock Reuben without the sauerkraut she suggested I replace it with coleslaw...on top of the sandwich - who knew (besides Rachel) how good that would be. The creamy coleslaw took the sandwich to a whole new level - all the flavors, the grilled pumpernickel/rye bread, melted cheese, dressing, cole slaw and amazing haddock combined together to make for a wonderful meal! GREAT JOB EVERYONE!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Response from DudaKing | Reviewed this property |
I spoke with a staff member at Billy's and they are closed on Thanksgiving Day 2019, sorry about that.
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