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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%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (277 reviews)
“clams” (165 reviews)
“seafood” (206 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 3 days ago

Food is delicious, service excellent, views from the bar area great! Lobster Mac and cheese is delicious as are the fried oysters.

Thank cathy247c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food! Thank you for the wonderful service, Heather!!! The seafood was excellent and cooked to perfection! Quick seating with a small party!

Thank dkelly564
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the chowder, and we concured the chowder! It was by far the BEST clam chowder I've ever had. Great location. It is ALWAYS packed- we went at 3:30 on our way home and it was absolutely packed. I'm not sure if they...More

Thank xcountrychamp27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had delicious meal and appetizers! Our server Heather was the best!— we really enjoyed her bubbly personality and she was very attentive even though it was a very busy night!

Thank murphjules
Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices were excellent. We were able to get a Lobster dinner for $15.99. the location was excellent. We went twice

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lobster rolls. They were prepared well and very tasty. Billy's is very relaxed and comfortable. A great place to stop for lunch (dinner is probably good as well).

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time there. The parking lot was very crowded but we did not wait long at all. The food was EXCELLENT. We will be back.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have heard bad things about this place, but decided to give it a try anyways. I stopped by for lunch and it was pretty good. My husband had the lunch lobster special. He said it was pretty good for the price. I ordered clam...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been to Billy's in 6 or 7 years because the food portions had decreased while the prices increased. Gave it another try, I was happy to see the portions were more in line with the prices. Apps were good, the fried seafood was outstanding....More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have made Billy's Chowder House our go to place every week in Wells, ME. Of all the places we visit around the area, this has the best selection and prices. Our server, Jenn in the bar area, makes sure our drinks are always reordered...More

Thank Keith S
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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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