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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 good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (270 reviews)
“clams” (159 reviews)
“seafood” (200 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4129
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391 - 400 of 1,242 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2016

had to try the lobster roll and clam chowder which they are noted for. there were 3 of us and we all loved our dinners prices and service was very good

Thank LouisvilleGrace
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Good food and great chowder. A little pricey. Always busy but friendly staff. If you are staying at the beach and don't want to drive it is a good place to go.

Thank normajmd
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a family restaurant, but they also have a full service bar as well. Great place to go if you like fried fish and lobster! The Lobster stew is INSANELY delicious!!! It's full of lobster meat!!

Thank stp7859 .
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great option for seafood dining in off season. Near by to Hampton Inn (get coupon for free appetizer at front desk). Tasty, large portions of fresh seafood. Notty wood pine. Beautiful views of marshes and Wells houses along ocean from back of parking lot.

Thank sedum37
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We came last year towards closing time in December. Wasn't thrilled the service was slow and the food mediocre. This time it was really good. I had the baked cod with veggie and baked potato. Once again Tom had the seafood platter. I had a...More

1  Thank Momisnuts
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. The staff was friendly. We have been going here for years and still love the place. $1.00 shrimp cocktail on a Tuesday which were delicious !! I love the beach this time of year because it's still peaceful....a bit chilly...but peaceful....More

1  Thank Maineboy758
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We spent the weekend in Wells and always enjoy lunch at Billy's. I had a bowl of Clam Chowder with rolls and Hot sauce added for more flavor. my wife had a cup of chowder with fish and chips. As always Great Food.

Thank Toncomusic
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Amazing! That about sums up our visit. Our waitress was delightful and very helpful. Our meals was fantastic. My baked scallops were so fresh and tender. My daughter had lobster mac and cheese and it was loaded with lobster. We tried the lobster stew, the...More

1  Thank subarumom2015
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Billy's tonight and it was a great meal. We both had scallops..mine deep fried, his baked. The clam chowder and house salads were very good as well. Being a Maine native, I've eaten lots of seafood. I have to say that...More

1  Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I just found Wells Beach by accident and spent the night. I had dinner and lunch at Billy's Chowder House. I love clam chowders of all types but this is the level best I have ever had. No thickeners, plenty of sweet clams, just perfect....More

2  Thank Distance09
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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