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“New Executive Chef Enhances Experience”
Review of Billy's Seafood Co

Billy's Seafood Co
Ranked #10 of 249 Restaurants in Saint John
Price range: $8 - $52
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 3, 2013

Billy's Seafood has a new executive chef as of late March 2013. The addition of the new chef has resulted in an enhanced dinning experience. Chef Axel, formerly of Opera Bistro, knows how to cook fresh fish particularly halibut which is one of my favourite fish and is usually over cooked my most chefs. Not so at Billy's when Chef Axel is in the kitchen. My son recently tried the cornmeal crusted haddock with lobster cream sauce. He loved it. The lobster roll, crab cakes and salmon are favourites as well. The crab cakes are much improved over what was being used before Chef Axel. Billy, Jason, Harry, Kara and Brendon are terrific hosts and servers. If something is not to your liking let Billy know as he will go out of his way to make sure that your experience at his restaurant and fish market is positive and rewarding.

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1  Thank DeirdreWade
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We were disappointed to find out that the fish at Billy's was frozen not fresh. Their menu states it is fresh which they should not do as the fish is actually frozen. We can eat frozen fish at home. For the prize they charge they should be providing real fresh fish. Wouldn't go there again.

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1  Thank Elaine G
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

We ate here with friends before going to a concert. The place was packed and there was barely room for the servers to get around - I felt quite uncomfortable when I had to lean forward so they could get past with hot food. Between us we had Atlantic halibut ($24 - and good), Fish and chips (18 - the fish was not crispy), crab bisque (8 - rather watery and served in a cup with the main course) and 2 Cioppino (26 - this seafood stew had a good taste but was not really entree sized).
All in all we were satisfied with our meal but did not really think it was good value for money or special enough for the price. We would probably eat here again.

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1  Thank keenvisitor
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

I get fish from the market at Billy's quite frequently and am never disappointed. It's always so fresh.

Thank Montbrun
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

Enjoyed the fish&chips, fish tacos , crab cakes and daily specials. Delicious food combined with great service.

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1  Thank balcac
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