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Willy's Bar-B-Que

240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
+1 828-524-0414
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (22 reviews)
“catfish” (12 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
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240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I stayed at the Hampton Inn and after driving for hours, did not want to get back into the car after check in and drive somewhere for dinner, so we just walked down the hill to Willys. We were glad we did! Loved...More

Thank beanhead60
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We ordered pulled pork, my husband as a sandwich and I as a plate with slaw. We also had a " side" of fries, hot and crispy and a b basket full, plenty for both of us. The servings were generous and freshly prepared. Neither...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Oh my gosh the food was Awesome!!! We could NOT eat all that they gave you!! Quaint family owned and operated they made u feel like family!!!

Thank pattib554
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We ate here twice during the last week. Staying at the Hampton inn and this place was just down the hill. Not only is the food great but the staff are very friendly and the prices are even better. We had the brisket and the...More

Thank woodog11
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious half rack of baby back ribs that were fall off the bone tender covered with delicious BBQ sauce. Really good cole slaw and tasty squash puppies. A baked sweet potato with butter and brown sugar. Also enjoyed a super tender pulled...More

Thank rhdtravels
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I was driving through and stop to get takeout. Friendliest girl behind the counter told me to try the brisket! Thank you for the recommendation. The brisket was tender and flavorful and the sweet sauce was just the right touch. Next time when I'm in...More

Thank TallyhoMark
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

For the first time the wife and I decided to give Willy's a try. They have been in Franklin for many years but we haven't tried it. We are glad we did. The food was southern bbq. You get a lot for the money. The...More

Thank gweikel2017
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Visited Willy's Bar-B-Que yesterday and was thrilled with their pulled pork! The sandwich was huge, bread was fresh and held together. Their tangy sauce is delicious -- not too hot in flavor, but just perfect. Their cole slaw is good too.

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

On a 10-day long road trip and another local BBQ place had been recommended by a local, but we saw Willy's as we pulled into the Hampton Inn and decided right then we weren't going to drive any more. Good decision. We walked in about...More

Thank 104barbarae
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were happily surprised with the BBQ here. The food had great flavor and was reasonably priced. The service was fast and attentive. Would definitely go back if we are in the area!

Thank Aimee 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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