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Billy's Chowder House

216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (272 reviews)
“clams” (172 reviews)
“seafood” (190 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 2 days ago

This is our 'go to' when we come to Wells to see family. We're fairly critical and our tastes particular so, when we enter Billy's and score a good (great views) seat with a great server and served delicious, well-prepared food each and every time...More

Thank lisa a
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the Baked Scallops - excellent choice! My partner ordered the Lazy Lobster - very small portion. We think someone in the kitchen forgot to take some of the lobster meat out of the shell! The service was very friendly. Parking is tight and...More

Thank Doreen G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Recently needed a Maine fix so we went to lower Maine this time. Friends told us about Billy's so we tried it and very happy we did. The first view was that there was crowded parking but they have a valet and the gentlemen were...More

1  Thank 1,041,159
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner. The prices were quite steep but honestly that is the price of admission to seaside maine. Both the seafood chowder and lobster stew were delicious. Top notch and for the price they should have been. Her mac and cheese w lobster was...More

1  Thank rollingonfast
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the baked lobster tonight. Was great! Haddock chowder is awesome, so is the clam! Great service at the bar. Good thing we walked so we could work off a little on the way home. Open all year.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of eight went two times while we were in Maine. Best lobster I have ever had tThe potatoes were delicious. We always get great service and our waitress was great.

Thank tumbleweedtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a perennial favorite of locals and tourists. Seated quickly received good service and seafood was good as a group. I had fried full belly clams which I found a little small and over cooked.

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always come to Billy's when we visit Wells Beach, (usually once a year) and we are never disappointed. The lobster chowder is my favorite, you can't get it anywhere else! You can also see the bay area!

Thank xharls
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared lobster Mac and cheese. Lots of locals and tourists. Food was good, nothing outstanding. Would go back

Thank trixie1948
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for reviewing us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat. I would recommend the Clam Chowder, Lobster Stew, and Billy's Burger. If you had to just chose one, I'd say go with the clam chowder but my wife would stick with the lobster stew.

Thank Nathan D
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nathan, thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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