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Billy's Italian American Restaurant

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3047 State Route 28, aka Main Street, Old Forge, NY
315-369-2001
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: At Billy's we strive to serve exceptional meals, cooked to order using the...
At Billy's we strive to serve exceptional meals, cooked to order using the freshest ingredients and highest quality products available. The service is attentive and friendly with your satisfaction our main concern. Our goal is to make a lasting impression and earn many return visits culminating in a genuine friendship with our customers. Hope to see you soon!!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best reservations ever

We were in Old Forge visiting the Watersafari and calypso Cove with our kids. The first night we had dinner with the kids, than on our second night, kids ordered pizza and ate in. So, hubby and me decided to try out Billy's after reading their great review on Yelp. I called in and it was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
sharma75
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New York
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  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We were in Old Forge visiting the Watersafari and calypso Cove with our kids. The first night we had dinner with the kids, than on our second night, kids ordered pizza and ate in. So, hubby and me decided to try out Billy's after reading their great review on Yelp. I called in and it was a Saturday night. They... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The food here is so wonderful and delicious, we plan our vacation around the operating hours of the restaurant! Billy's has a very traditional, well rounded menu. The main attraction is the sauce! The tomato sauce is rich, but not heavy. You will not be disappointed in the selections or the prices. Make a reservation, space is limited. Allow plenty... More 

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traveler4136
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Visited Billy's in March 2015 during a weekend getaway. My biggest peeve about OF is that I can never find a good place to eat where the menu is not all pizza and bar food. Billy's came recommended to us by a local we met during our trip, so we decided to give it a try. What a pleasant surprise!... More 

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East Greenbush, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Recent trip to old forge stopped for dinner at Billy which was by far better than Frankies. Veal was tender and delicious, pasta cooked to order. Would definitely stop here again.

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Extremely accommodating and friendly employees, great atmosphere, very clean and of course FANTASTIC food. I asked for something that wasn't on the menu and they were more than happy to prepare it for me...now THAT'S customer service at its best !!! The only negative thing I could possibly say about this place is that it's a bit crowded but that's... More 

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Utica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our meal was ok but not special. 4 of us had different entrees that came with tasteless bread. Sauce on the pasta with no flavor. We paid extra for blue cheese on our salad & am not sure what it was but blue cheese it was not. The grated cheese on the table was tasteless. All these complaints are what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I love going to Old Forge, and Billy's makes the end-of-the-day meal a great treat. The host is very gracious, the food delicious, and the atmosphere warm and cozy.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Nothing over the top, feels like a neighborhood spot in NY... food is excellent, never disappointed. The service is friendly, attentive and properly paced. Classy, but very comfortable for bringing kids and arriving dining in Jeans (This is the ADK of course) Celebrated my parents 50th anniversary in Old Forge this past winter, and Billy ensured that it was the... More 

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Schenectady, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

EVERYTHING is fantastic at Billy's!! We have never been disappointed with any meal we have had there!! The staff is probably the best I have ever seen and the owner goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. If you are in Old Forge this is a must to visit!! You will be pleasantly surprised!

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Interlaken, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We eat at Billy's regularly and truly enjoy the food and the excellent service. Billy is always there to greet you and bring your wine. This type off hands on service is hard to find in a restaurant these days.

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Address: 3047 State Route 28, aka Main Street, Old Forge, NY
Phone Number: 315-369-2001
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Old Forge
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3047 State Route 28, aka Main Street, Old Forge, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Old Forge
  • Phone Number: 315-369-2001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

Description

At Billy's we strive to serve exceptional meals, cooked to order using the freshest ingredients and highest quality products available. The service is attentive and friendly with your satisfaction our main concern. Our goal is to make a lasting impression and earn many return visits culminating in a genuine friendship with our customers. Hope to see you soon!!!

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