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Billy's Chowder House

216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
+1 207-646-7558
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (261 reviews)
“clams” (153 reviews)
“seafood” (193 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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11 - 20 of 1,214 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We always sit at the bar overlooking the marsh. A fantastic staff that provide the type of service I expect.

Thank ConZ2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the lobster Monday night special because that was the only size lobster available. Unfortunately mine was not very sweet. The “free” appetizer selection was also limited to 2 choices, neither of which appealed to me. Oh well

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad we stopped her for dinner. The staff was amazing and the food was out of this world. It's a place you will never forget! The parking was easy and they have someone assisting you outside. Prices were great and it's very comfortable...More

Thank CalmGem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we are in the area we stop at Billy's for lunch or dinner.. The location on the marsh can't be beat - it just FEELS like Maine! The staff is always friendly and we've never had a bad meal. I usually avoid fried food,...More

Thank MAR-VIN93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for lunch to get away from the traffic and were not disappointed. Clam chowder was thinner than I like but had a great flavor and would order it again. My wife and I shared the half and half (clam strips as haddock)....More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place was fine and the clam chowder was good but the rest was pretty so so. Since we were only visitors I can't really comment compares to similar places in the area.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever my family goes to Wells, we have to get clam chowder from Billy's! Usually, we also sit down and have a full meal and Billy's never disappoints. There were 8 of us, including a toddler and a seafood allergy sufferer, and every one of...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here on numerous occasions and never been disappointed. We've always had lobster which is excellent.

Thank vermonter1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of the salt marsh and the birds and animals associated with it I had the haddock chowder, lots of fish potato and onion. Delicious My wife had the hot dog and fries, best fries I've ever had Half pint of Bass beer for...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our drive through Maine. I had the Clam Chowder which was fantastic. It was loaded with clams. Wife had the Bacon Wrapped Scallops which were also excellent.

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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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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