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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%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (270 reviews)
“clams” (159 reviews)
“seafood” (200 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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Reviewed 4 days ago

yummy small baked haddock and green beans, and the garen salad . great food and great sevice and always riendly

Thank George L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving home from Portland, ME and found this restaurant along the way. It was a great find. The waitress, Jillian G was very professional. The food was excellent and prepared to perfection. Their clam chowder was as advertised excellent tasting. My wife enjoyed...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has consistently provided very high quality seafood, very good service and fair prices!! Treat yourself and visit this restaurant!

Thank nhtraveler63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My title says it all. This was our second time coming to Billy's. We came here a year ago when we were in Maine and it was so good that we decided to go back. We sat in the bar area and started with two...More

1  Thank suzieQ802
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to eat great food affordable price great lobster diner ,haddock and clam chowder was great

Thank Jean-francois G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I decided to spend the long weekend in Ogunquit...which we love. We opted to try Billy’s Chowder House out for lunch. We strongly recommend you sit in the bar area....best views of the marsh, plus a lot livelier. Mostly fried seafood with...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to review us with your feedback. We really appreciate it. We are sorry to hear that the service was less than satisfying on your most recent visit. I can assure you that this issue will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, good ambiance, good staff who were attentive to our wants.. Didn't have a reservation but didn't have to wait long.

Thank neilmac1947
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Neil, thank you for your review. We are so happy you love our food, staff, and ambiance. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed February 7, 2018

Went there while on a business trip on Super Bowl Sumday. There was a SuperBowl party in a separate room where we were seated to,watch the game. Even though the room was busy the service was good and the staff treated us as if we...More

Thank Fred C
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Fred, we are so happy you enjoyed our service, food and chowder! We hope to see you next time you're in Wells.

Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of seating, great service, excellent food. Specials every night and prices are good. Very enjoyable dinner out.

Thank David S
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so happy you loved our service and food. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Billy's Chowder House just opened for the season after a winter break. It was awesome! The fireplace so warm and inviting on a cold winter's day. We were there on Tuesday in February when they had $1 per shrimp cocktail, yum. Our friends had the...More

Thank Marilyn_123_456
RVarano, Owner at Billy's Chowder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Marilyn, we are so happy you enjoyed dining with us during the winter months by the fireplace. We are thrilled to hear your friends liked the chowder and you all enjoyed the fisherman's platter. We hope to see you again soon.

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December 6, 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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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