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Billy's Boston Chowder House
Ranked #33 of 166 Restaurants in Los Gatos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Reviewed 15 July 2014

If you like casual dining places and have a craving for large mouth-watering pieces of meaty, rich lobster packed into a buttery brioche roll, then you will love eating here.

This is a small place, that is low on ambiance, but high in marks for tasty New England style chowder and other seafoody-things. We had to wait because we didn't have reservations, but it was worth the wait. The server was attentive and helpful with menu suggestions. They have a kids menu as well. Thick, rich chowder served in a bread bowl? Check. Oysters on the half shell with sauce? Check. We had all that and crispy sweet potato fries and spicy Boston Baked Beans. Delish!

Worth the trip.

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Thank Jettdi
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Billy's Chowder House is a must when we visit Los Gatos. Quaint little restaurant with wonderful food and service. Billy's is family friendly, yet friends meet for drinks and camaraderie, Have been here a week and eaten there 3 times and plan to go again before I leave for Louisiana. Service has always been great.

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Thank Brenda T
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Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

It always surprises me why someone will work as a waiter/waitresses and give attitude or does a horrible job. If you want to make minimum wage and no tip then find other jobs. That said I have a feeling my waitress was part owner. Regardless will not go back because of bad service.

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

If you are looking for awesome seafood you Have to go to Billy’s Boston Chowder House! What a great little place. If you are going on the weekend you should book on opentable before you go. It gets crowded. We had a fantastic meal. Los Gatos is one of our favorite little towns that we discover since moving to the bay area from New Jersay. It is SO worth the trip to this little gem.

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1  Thank RalphA2569
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

If you enjoy good Boston Chowda, you need to visit this good place.The fish was good and the service was great, make sure you sign the wall.

Thank edwardkupa
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