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Willy's Bar-B-Que

240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
+1 828-524-0414
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (14 reviews)
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“potato salad” (13 reviews)
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240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

While on a trip to Nashville, Highlands, and Athens Ga, I stopped in Franklin NC and spent the night. Right next to the hotel was Willy’s and tired of driving I walked down the hill for dinner with no expectations. I’m glad I did. I...More

Thank Ugagawg
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A W E S O M E! We stopped here because it was next door to our hotel and we're so pleasantly surprised. The food was absolutely wonderful and we are from Georgia so we have had ALOT of bar-b-q! The brisket, pulled pork and...More

Thank nikizjo
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Service was great. The bbq was good, but not a variety of sauces to choose from. Would eat there again.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Prices are a touch higher than normal and portions a little smaller than usual. Standard of three sides is nice. Stay away from the Potato Salad if you don't like Southern Potato Salad made with sour cream. The Squash Puppies are excellent as is the...More

Thank creegah
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The food was not something to brag about but place was clean and service was prompt. The staff is not too friendly.

Thank Izubabe
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The corn hushpuppies are Awesome. Had the brisket, was good great. Huge portion of fries. Staff was very friendly and gave great service. Nice family place.

Thank rallwine2000
Reviewed 16 January 2018

When we were in town we visited this restaurant last year and decided to try again. It was very good, staff was very nice. The Brisket and Barbecue Chicken plate was very good. Did not like the baked beans but the Squash puppies were good....More

Thank TinaW57
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I was there with my family and my service dog and a guy that seemed to be the owner was extremely rude with us. We decided to leave the place without even trying the food.

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
828-524-0414 phone #.
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