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Billys Taphouse

$$ - $$$, , American
305 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 2E2, Canada
+1 519-776-7094
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (7 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Canadian, American, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
305 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario N8M 2E2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch and shared a Billy Burger and a Philly Hoagie. Both very tasty and they gave a huge amount of fries. The service was pleasant t and efficient. They have plenty of craft beer on tap and offer dessert as well. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The service was great. Bartender was nice. Food was decent. My Caesar Salad was made of kale though. Weird I thought. Soup was great. I enjoyed my visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeffrey k
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Met in Essex halfway between a Group of friends. I have not been to Billy’s in 8 years-ish and even then only once. This was a great neutral space to meet. I had a great dry cider. Ordered the falafel. I’ve had much better but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JussieDee
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Awesome service. Great food and craft beer. Taphouse chicken sandwich was fabulous! ! Will definitely be back!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We went to Billys Taphouse on a recommendation. The craft beer selection is impressive! I ordered the Taphouse Chicken and my husband ordered a burger with a poutine. We were both happy with our meals. The fries were excellent! We were both impressed with the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Melissa B
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t matter if youre with your family or with friends, Billys is the spot to be. Great local food and drinks!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dana S
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We enjoyed a family dinner at Billy’s Taphouse. The food was amazing. I love that the food, wine and craft beer is locally sourced. The lamb poutine was awesome! Such amazing flavor.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lori E
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Food is always good, servers are some of the best I've met and great selection of beer. They always accommodate as best they can. Good veggie selections. Seasonal menu change. Fresh food. Very good spot that I would recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Matt J
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Celebrating the beginning of 2018 the Sandwiches and soups were outstanding. the different Tap Beers we tried were well worth the expierience, many different brews and flavours, very enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank donaldthomas2015
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Was recommended by a friend. Got there before the kids, place was hopping at 0545. The service was excellent, sat quickly, order taken also quickly. My wife went with the pulled Turkey pot pie with house salad. She mowed through it, but could just no...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank UncaPP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, Canadian, American, Pub, 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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