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Willy's Bar-B-Que

) #11 of 62 Restaurants in Franklin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
“catfish” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviews (126)
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Williy's BBQ staff are friendly. The atmosphere has a homey feel. The chicken and pork are both quite tasty. The fish dinners are excellent. Generous portions are served.

Thank Jeanine L
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very good pulled pork and ribs. Clean restaurant and friendly staff. Must have the very best blackberry cobbler. Homemade deserts. Yum. Yum. We will be back.

1  Thank ebecker1948
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Within walking distance of the motel. Good service , clean, excellent hosts. Very good BBQ with different sacuses

Thank 99billyw
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Nice, clean place .. super friendly people .. the squash pups are interesting. Food a little over cooked for me, but the sauces helped make up for the dryness.

Thank Flasher407
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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 - 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: 828-524-0414
  • E-mail
828-524-0414 phone #.