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Willy's Bar-B-Que

240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
+1 828-524-0414
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (14 reviews)
“brisket” (27 reviews)
“catfish” (13 reviews)
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240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food matched the menu: it had no 'zip' to it. The service was haphazard at bvest. The cooler sitting between the dining room and the kitchens runs so loudly it is diffficult to have a conversation. Upon arriving, the server attempted to seat our...More

Thank Corrine G
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Husband and I took out from this place recently and went with a big combo pack that had all the meats, sides, bread. We enjoyed everything we tried. Would go back again.

Thank Babetha297
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The brisket was dry and flavorless. Might not have been very fresh. Beans were very good. Service was fair - not terrible but certainly not good. Overall, a poor effort. We would not return.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Want to try really good North Carolina Bar B Que be sure to make Willy's your first stop. Good prices. Great service

Thank melissacY4268FR
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I know. Barbque is barbque is barbque. But lets talk sides. The baked beans were the closest to my wife's beans I have ever tasted. The hush puppies were perfect. Not greasey like most of the people that think they can make them. The wait...More

Thank kissyourdog
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Ate for the first time at Willy’s and really enjoyed it. No mustard based sauce but the red sauce was very good. Service was exceptional and I plan to go again soon.

Thank Margo B
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Well didn't see any stacked wood and didn't smell any smoke but the staff was friendly and the food was decent. Ordered the pork plate with pulled pork, fries and baked beans. The beans were a little dry for my liking but I always add...More

Thank Rockyhammock
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Food was good, didn't know whether to go with the bbq or the catfish so I got both!. BBQ was ok, wasn't the best nor worst I ever had. Catfish is very good though. Will come back her for that. Tried the sampler beer tray...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is a well kept secret in Franklin. Located near Harris Medical Center and Ingles this BBQ is fantastic. Friday is especially great if you like catfish as the lunch special is catfish, two sides, a drink, and for two people including tax is $...More

Thank dkpruitt
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Our favorites are the chicken tenders, BBQ chicken, and catfish! They make a wonderful grilled chicken salad; the meat is brushed with BBQ sauce. Everyone is really friendly.

Thank Brenda B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-0414
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