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“Great location, Very good food”
Review of Barnacle Billy's

Barnacle Billy's
Ranked #24 of 98 Restaurants in Ogunquit
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Syracuse, New York
Level 6 Contributor
213 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great location, Very good food”
Reviewed July 19, 2014

We ate at the etc., which is the full service option. The patio overlooked the cove, and was nice and shaded. The lobster bisque and clam chowder were excellent. I had the baked stuffed lobster, which was a whole lobster with extra meat in the stuffing. Very good, and a huge portion. Service was nice and friendly. Overall, a place I have no trouble recommending.

  • Visited July 2014
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed July 19, 2014

We thought maybe this place was just too commercial but our first visit was really quite good. Great location, beautiful views and very good lobster. Don't overlook Barnacle Billy's"

  • Visited July 2014
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New Haven, Connecticut
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A Bit Disappointed. The Clam Chowder was Great. The View is Beautiful.”
Reviewed July 19, 2014

You go into the restaurant and you are immediately in front of a counter where you order. We each ordered a lobster roll and a clam chowder. You then pick a table. We picked a table on a patio with a gorgeous view. They then call your number and you pick up the food. There is no real interaction with the servers.

The lobster rolls were served on small hot dog buns and frankly were skimpy. They were made with mayonnaise (the local style) which I don't like as much as when served with butter (the Connecticut style).

The large chowder bowl was generous and really tasty and was easily shared.

There are four real pluses to the place: beautiful views; valet parking (which otherwise is expensive and hard to find); proximity to the trail along the water that is a must in Ogunquit; history --several famous people ate here. Oh yes, the chowder was great.

  • Visited July 2014
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Cohoes, New York
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Barnacle Billy's and Barnacle Billy's Too (full restaurant) are great! The food is delicious, service is good, prices are right. We go back year after year.

Visited July 2014
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BeverlyMass
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“What a view!!”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate here on a family vacation. They do not take reservations, so we showed up with 13 of us. They have an ETC. location next to the original and the upstairs is for larger parties. It was terrific for the kids and we were very comfortable. The bill was fair for what the kids ordered. Baked stuffed lobster for a 12 year old!! Well, you only go around once and now she has a story to tell her friends.

Highly recommend for a night out in Ogunquit and the Perkins Cove area.

Visited July 2014
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