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Willy's Bar-B-Que

) #12 of 64 Restaurants in Franklin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
+1 828-524-0414
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
“catfish” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch on a Sunday afternoon...nice clean and comfortable place. Waitress was friendly and efficient. I had the smoked turkey with potato salad and hush puppies. Turkey was moist and flavorful. Sides were good. Son had smoked pork platter with fries.slaw and bbq bean. He...More

Thank Judgehall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off we have visited this establishment numerous times in the past and were pleased. However, I called in an order on Fathers Day and was told to go ahead with my order. When I proceeded the girl on the phone stopped me abruptly and...More

Thank ncfirefly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a BBQ loving family! - That being said, this place is amazing! I repeat, amazing! They just do BBQ right! The pulled pork is not dry at all, it's moist, tender & oh so flavorful. It's not swimming in sauce, the sauces are...More

Thank Reallyreally1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing to know, don't go between lunch and dinner. It seems like they don't prepare to have all items during "operating hours". No brisket, no baked potato, or as they told me "no baked items". So, I chose the chicken combo with beans, hush...More

Thank g8trman
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner The waitress great. ordered ribs The ribs were very fatty,had a lot of grissle The locatation is hidden

Thank Trina D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After driving by the "other" BBQ spot in town & people were lined up outside we decided to go to Willys.. Great choice!! No lines & friendly folks waiting to seat us.. Ordered Fried Mushroom appetizer that was outstanding!! Spicy & mild dipping sauce ....More

Thank Flamingazalea
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there for lunch, they were out of turkey and brisket. We ordered chicken and baby back ribs , the chicken was hot and good, no where near great, the ribs were Luke warm on outside and cold on the inside,...More

Thank charlesa5555
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had a big group of 30 people staying at the Comfort Inn just a short walk from the restaurant. We asked to have a 30 top set up for us at 5:00 so we could all eat and get to the Theater a few...More

Thank jgwisdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The BBQ here is simply amazing. You get your money's worth here. The squash puppies are delish. Just about anything on their menu is good. We get our food in a fast timely manner. They are very sweet people each time we go. Definitely recommend...More

Thank renatruex
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Simply nice place to eat. Felt very welcome and the staff was super nice and smiley. Food was good and the meat was just falling off the bones. If you like meat, this is your place!

Thank Mervi K
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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