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107 E 7th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854-8636
208-773-0000
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Brisket in America

I have eaten brisket in Kansas City, Memphis, Austin, LA, and Charlotte... Famous Willies in Post Falls, Idaho is the best brisket in America! Sauced with the house made cattleman's it is simply sublime. Interesting and delectable coleslaw and oh so toothsome ranch beans rounds out this smokey... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
ChaudFoix32
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten brisket in Kansas City, Memphis, Austin, LA, and Charlotte... Famous Willies in Post Falls, Idaho is the best brisket in America! Sauced with the house made cattleman's it is simply sublime. Interesting and delectable coleslaw and oh so toothsome ranch beans rounds out this smokey slice of heaven.

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Idaho
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is my favorite place for great barbecue ribs plus other specialties. Before finding Willies I smoked my own ribs at home and they were delicious. Now I can get the same quality from this restaurant. The side dishes are also very good. Either eat in or order to go. You won't be disappointed.

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Post Falls, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Famous Willies has the best barbecue I have had outside of Texas. You can smell the smoke house blocks before you get there. The restaurant is pretty small, so we tend to get things to go. They also have different home made pies that will melt in your mouth and a wonderful German style potato salad.

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Post Falls
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Decided to give this one another try, since it had been so long. Still not impressed with the smoked food there, overpriced. Actually had such gas and discomfort after eating...it's a NO for us. Much prefer other BBQ spots. Even the chocolate pecan pie was a disappointment, compared to our favorite in CdA.

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Spokane, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Best food, cute joint, cold beer, in or out!! Puts longhorn to shame. Will be back. Cater. Music on 8 track, everything Willie!!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

On our way to Sandpoint Idaho with friends we found this little place for lunch. It was wonderful! We had four adults and two teens, and there was something for everyone . The smoked sausage was awesome. Red beans and rice, excellent ! The kids loved the chicken and don't miss the buttermilk pie for dessert . We will definitely... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is unique. It is an old house renovated into a restaurant. The food is wonderful. We would definitely go back, if in the area again.

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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I just recently found this little gem and decided to give it a try, they had outside seating as well, and since we are from "the great white north" we decided to enjoy the 100 degree weather on the covered patio. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich and I had the spicy sausage hoagie, we both... More 

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Everson, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The food was awesome, quiet little BBQ in a house turned restaurant. Home cooking for the family. Even the homemade caramel corn is great.

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The BBQ ribs were Great! Annie was the perfect waitress. Make sure you try all the different BBC sauces.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 E 7th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854-8636
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Post Falls
  • Phone Number: 208-773-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4TSNF_enUS417US418&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&biw=1249&bih=539&ion=1&wrapid=tlif131188814504710&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Famous+WIllies&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Famous+WIllies&hnear=0x5361b4f8ba557c8f:0x5fe5995b05bf5290,Coeur+d'Alene,+ID&cid=6291308439382538389
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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