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Billys Taphouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
305 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 2E2, Canada
+1 519-776-7094
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
“poutine” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
305 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 2E2, Canada
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch with a co-worker. Service was fast and efficient. Food was delicious as always. Best place in town for a meal.

Thank Myviewofthings
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Busy place for lunch. Prompt and attentive service. 14 different beers on tap. Varied selection of local wines. Menu has details of where the food is locally sourced from. Shared iron pot baked lamb poutine, Buffalo chicken sandwich and pulled pork sandwich. Upgraded the salad...More

Thank Gadzooks42
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Had a good kids menu too. Had a jalapeño burger and lamb poutine with the wife kids had sliders and grilled cheese all was delicious staff very attentive and please tell good selection of local fare and beers.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Always get amazing service and good food. Freshly prepared and served with a smile. Great selection.

Thank Myviewofthings
Reviewed 22 July 2017

took a friend there on July 20.2107 for lunch...my second and her first time. She was impressed to say the least. We went for lunch, I had a chicken chipotle wrap with kettle fries, she had the bangers and hash, with a salad. We each...More

Thank kitley2001
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is my second time to Billy's. It's even better than the last time I think! The menu is FILLED with great options, from tasty burgers to pulled pork mac & cheese (RECOMMENDED), to chicken burgers with chipotle mayo and caramelized apples (RECOMMEND)! They use...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Justine and Laura did an excellent job tonight! Laura had great recommendations and we loved all the food! Our poutine was amazing followed by excellent burgers perfectly paired with local wines. Justine was so professional when a gentleman at the bar was not behaving appropriately....More

Thank finkleherman
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Fun atmosphere................ Excellent fish tacos and so much more. Visited on a few occasions with friends.

Thank javelinwindsor
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly place, which strives to use as much local product as possible. Great food and local Brew. This place is packed every day for lunch, with workers from Union Gas, Bell, Hydro, and other outside workers.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great atmosphere, nice staff and great local wine and craft beer. We love the variety of food and drinks 🍹

Thank jcanada2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 2E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 519-776-7094
  • E-mail
Billy's specializes in fresh food made from scratch, sourced locally when possible. We support Essex County Wineries, Breweries and Farmers. With beach volleyball leagues running all summer long, 14 craft beer taps, two patios, 4 HD T.V's and award winning food there is something for everyone. Voted one of Ontario's best pubs by "The Pub Magazine", Billy's is Fresh, Local and Original
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