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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” (14 reviews)
“brisket” (28 reviews)
“potato salad” (13 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
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240 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-7576
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The pulled pork and bbq chicken were outstanding. Actually ordered morepulledpork to take with. The sides were very good also. Service was quick and with a smile. Extremely clean restaurant. We definitely will re-visit when back in the area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The barbeque chicken here is simply the best I have ever had - and I didn't even put sauce on it! The chicken is so moist and juicy! The barbeque brisket and ribs were perfectly prepared, and the barbeque baked beans were creamy and sweet!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

After a day of walking and seeing beautiful waterfalls. Willy's BBQ is perfect way to finish off a great evening in Franklin North Carolina. Then make everyone feel at home regardless of race or any other factor. Natasha was our server she was pleasant with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ttfn T
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Rockyhammock
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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, Groups, Child-friendly, 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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