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Billy's Italian American Restaurant

3047 State Route 28, aka Main Street, Old Forge, NY
315-369-2001
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Ranked #4 of 26 restaurants in Old Forge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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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English first
Old Forge, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Go where the locals go for the best in Italian food in Old Forge. Actually home made, not food service entrees' with garlic added. Always fresh! Never had a bad meal at Billy's! Billy and his staff cater to your every need....you will not be disappointed! Hint: make a reservation, Billy's is usually packed.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This restaurant was really busy when we visited. It looked as thought here were lots of locals enjoying the place. The manager or owner would greet them sometimes by name. The service was average. The marinara sauce was good. My husband enjoyed the eggplant Parmesan and we both had steamed broccoli that was done perfectly. All in all this was... More

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Binghamton, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Small restaurant, food acceptable and plenty, noisy, felt like we were an after thought. I would try it one more time.

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Somis, CA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Staying with family, we told them to choose where they would like us to take them. They said they really like Billy's, so off we went. We made a reservation, seated right away, server was a family member and did her family proud! She was on the ball through out the whole dinner! We shared two appetizers, each had a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I had heard great things about this place so I brought my mother there. She was surprised at the cost of the meals and I so was I. Considering Utica has wonderful Italian restaurants and may of the travelers to Old Forge are from Utica, i'm shocked that there are as many patrons as there are. I had the chicken... More

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Great food, Great service. You won't be disappointed. Many items to choose from on the menu. The waitress was very attentive. Food came out in a timely manner, hot and delicious.

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Lyons Falls, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We previously lived in the area for a while and moved away. We needed to go back for a wedding and my first place to go to eat was Billy's. I loved the restaurant before, and I still love it. Billy is wonderful and so is the staff. The food is excellent every time we eat here. We had 5... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We were in Old Forge in April for a wedding and had a reservation with Billy's. He was accommodating from the very beginning, and while we had a bigger group of 10 people, fitting us in was not a problem. The restaurant is not huge, so we did take up quite a bit of room. We all arrived slightly earlier... More

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albany ny
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

we have been dining at Billies since he opened severel years ago. We have many good Italian restaurants in our area so we know well prepared Italian food. Billies is always excellent and this is the first restaurant we visit on our trips to OldForge. my veal dish was tasty and my husband,s and son had a fish dish which... More

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Canastota, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Finally ate at Billys Italian American restaurant. We called at 545pm on 8/5/13 and asked about getting a table at 630. Billy answered the phone and said absolutely cmon over.. Arrived at 615 and yea we had to wait til 630 but were seated at 635. Drink orders were done by 640 and dinner orders taken at 650. The whole... More

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