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Famous Willies Barbecue

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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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
Didn't look like one of the best BBQ joints from the outside, but it was great!

I had the 3 meat platter with pork, ribs and chicken. It was all really good with the selection of BBQ sauces on the table. I thought the cattleman's was the best of the four. I also had a loaded baked potato stuffed with brisket. This was the star - throw some ranch and cattleman's BBQ sauce in it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ch0mper
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the 3 meat platter with pork, ribs and chicken. It was all really good with the selection of BBQ sauces on the table. I thought the cattleman's was the best of the four. I also had a loaded baked potato stuffed with brisket. This was the star - throw some ranch and cattleman's BBQ sauce in it for... More 

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Thank Ch0mper
Post Falls, Idaho, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't have many BBQ places in our area, but they smoke their meat out back and it is fresh and fabulous. The brisket is my husband's favorite. The pork is my favorite. You can order just meat and/or take it to go. The potato salad has a surprise flavor or two and is always fresh.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both my husband and I felt like we were eating at our grandmothers. The place is homey, playing Roy Orbison on repeat, and the BBQ is smokey. Most of the food was pretty average but the brisket was by far the best thing on our plate! If you stop in choose the tender brisket you won't be disappointed.

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Modesto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed finger-lickin' Texas-style BBQ at Famous Willie's. The meat was perfectly smoked and the sides were tasty. The Brisket was out of this world! We loved this place!

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Thank ModestoLori
Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're so glad this place is in our town! We love their brisket and chicken sandwiches, although it can be too salty at times. We always end up taking half home as the portions are generous. The prices are a bit high, but it's good quality food and large portions, so we can't complain too much. Join the birthday club... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Generally, when someone suggests BBQ I slightly gag in my mouth. For whatever reason smoke flavored meat does not appeal to me. However, after a long day working a gun show an employee of mine suggested we try this place out. Reluctantly I agreed, and I couldnt be happier. At first you seem under impressed by the size of the... More 

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Thank Jason A
Saraland, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you're looking for some delicious barbecue food, then consider going to this place. The food is delicious and the portions are big.

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Thank flowerbomb2015
Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Love the ribs, res beans and rice with sausage and the popcorn. Can't say much for the sauces but only place around yo get good ribs. Lo pave the chipped pork as well.

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Thank Julie B
Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Went to famous willies for dinner hoping for good barbecue. Didn't find it. My wife had the chicken and it was dried out and tasted to much like smoke. I had a mix of ribs,pork and sausage. The ribs were terrible died out and no flavor except smoke. The pork wasn't to bad but still the same thing, over smoked.... More 

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Thank rick r
Spokane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

The BBQ white meat chicken I just got in my order appears and tastes like chicken parts smashed together to form this lump of meat you then smother in BBQ to try and hide the appearance. Its doesnt help the taste. And it is a crime you all call that sweet tea, I wouldnt water a dirt road with it.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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