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Willard Restaurant

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99 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
317-738-9668
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice atmosphere, great value!

The fried fish with fritters was very good, not greasy. Pizza was excellent. Half priced wine on Tuesday! Can't go wrong eating there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Gogibbs
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The fried fish with fritters was very good, not greasy. Pizza was excellent. Half priced wine on Tuesday! Can't go wrong eating there.

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I enjoyed my lunch here today. The waitstaff proved pleasant and the food better than expected. I will eat here again when next in Franklin.

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Franklin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant/bar is in a historic building in downtown Franklin, IN. The staff is very friendly and they have great pizza. The other menu items are very good as well. A one of a kind destination well worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We opted to take out of town guests to the Willard on a Saturday evening just prior to a movie at the wonderful Artcraft Theater directly next door. This was our third trip to the Willard; on the first we enjoyed the pub food and decent prices. On the second we awkwardly waited in the hall until a hurried waitress... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Burrito platter was great, personal pizza had tomatoes that seemed mushy and old but all in all the food was good and priced right. Was a busy Friday night and the noise in there was extreme due to the building structure type and lack of soft goods mostly a design fault in order to keep the old time atmosphere but... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We always get the oysters and they are perfect. You get a lot for your money. You can sit outside and it makes you feel like your on vacation.

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stopped by only to have a snack and ended up "full". The food here is great and the service couldn't' be better. A great place to sit outside and watch the "world go by". No rush. We were there about 1:00 in the afternoon and had enough lunch that we didn't need dinner. A sure stop when in Franklin.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We love the place. When the kids and family come home to Franklin, it is the first place we all go. It is a Franklin tradition. The service is excellent and pizza to die for!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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175 reviews 175 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Everyone time we pass through Franklin we make an attempt to have lunch or dinner at the Willard. It is a local place that the food remains consistently good! The service is great along with the prices. You can dine in the bar or outside and people watch! A must if you are in Franklin!

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Evansville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Somewhat disappointed in pizza. Did like the union rings. Coke tasted diet and weak. Switched to u sweet tea. You have to seat yourself, so someone behind u coming in will grab seats out of order. Should be a better way of seating guest. Compliment? The place was packed, all ages, fun singles place maybe.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 317-738-9668

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?