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Billy's Chowder House

216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (267 reviews)
“clams” (157 reviews)
“seafood” (198 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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391 - 400 of 1,230 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2016

The service was great. The food was okay, but a bit overpriced. I had baked haddock and it was bland. No seasoning and no breadcrumbs at all. My husband had fried shrimp and clam strips. The breading was very light and delicious.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We ordered fish and chips and a steamed lobster dinner. Both were good, but the portions were on the small side. The waitress was very nice and the view on the estuary was beautiful.

Thank Maya B
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We ate there a lot during our stay. The seafood is very fresh and the chowder was yummy! The staff is attentive, friendly and on the ball! Everything that we ate there was great. My husband loved their veggie burger and onion rings! I preferred...More

Thank Mkdevlin777
Reviewed 28 March 2016

when i wanted to go to one of the three dining rooms it was often closed. the dining rooms are small and they try to keep them closed if not in demand. the service can be inconsistent particularly when it's busy as there seems to...More

Thank chris k
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Grilled swordfish was tender and delicious, Lobster mac and cheese was loaded. Great dinner, staff was friendly and attentive

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

While my family ordered non-seafood items, I chose to dive into a full lobster meal. My dinner was brought to me steaming hot and full of flavor. The lobster meal was the perfect size, complete with loaded baked potato and green beans. I enjoyed the...More

Thank KathyReeves
Reviewed 22 March 2016

After building up a brisk appetite during an evening walk along one of the beaches near Wells, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport or Ogunquit there is nothing quite like finding a great place for a wholesome plate of fish and chips! Billy's is definitely the place to go....More

Thank aquate
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stopped in for some craft beer and fish n chips, we had the best lightly breaded and deep fried cod pieces, not greasy at all. Billy's has a loyalty program that is a must join if your staying in the area.

Thank Ted P
Reviewed 16 March 2016

As always, Chris and his team do not disappoint !! The meals and service were excellent and we always look forward to returning.

Thank celticgirl16
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

But what would you expect for a place with chowder in its name. There was only one other occupied table when I was there... but it was March

Thank RCGorman
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Questions & Answers
6 December 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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