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Willard Restaurant

99 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
317-738-9668
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Ranked #4 of 54 restaurants in Franklin
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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English first
Jasper, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The food is good. The staff are fun and knowledgable. The prices are not outrageous. We always come away not only full, but laughing and happy.

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Franklin, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If ever you find yourself in Franklin IN and are hungry, the Willard is the place to go. It is the place of locals and great bar food restaurant. And it's haunted. So they say. It is a relaxed atmosphere and you have lots of places you can sit inside and out. The Willard was once a hotel but it... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We love the Willard, we live out of state but make a point to visit the Willard every time we we turn to the area. I highly recommend the pizza and wings! The wings are the best we have ever had. Our visit this time was not perfect, but was quickly and appropriately addressed. The service from the waitress was... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I've been to the Willard a dozen times easily. When I visit friends in town or go to the Artcraft Theater next door it is the go-to lunch or dinner place. Let me know the two bad things out first. 1) Forget getting Mexican there. You can order it, but it isn't their specialty at all. Pizza, sandwiches, burgers, are... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

As I spent more than a week in a hotel nearby so I could notice that every time of the day the place has clients sitting by the porch, having lunch, or just a beer with friends. The atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed, they have a nice menu but the service was kind of slow the day we went for... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Love The Willard. It is a really great place to hang out with friends, with family or as a couple. Whether you are looking for live music or a place to watch the game, this is it. They have amazing pizza, awesome onion rings and everything in between. If you want to have a good night out with an atmosphere... More

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Franklin, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife and I go to this local restaurant and bar several times a month. We live locally, so it is very convenient. It is family friendly, and as it is an old Hotel that has been re-modeled, it has an excellent setting and feel good atmosphere. We really enjoy this place, as the service is always good, the pizza... More

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Franklin, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I am a local and have read some of the reviews. We have pizza from the Willard about once a month. I guess its a matter of taste but I think the pizza is very good! I my opinion its the best in town!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Today I picked this restaurant in Franklin for its proximity to the Historical Museum. After being told we could seat ourselves we waited at least 10 minutes until someone came by after I had to go to their bar to request service. I ordered not tea which they brought without a plate to dispose of the tea bag or without... More

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We often stop here when visiting Franklin College. Numerous TVs make for a great place to watch college football with the family.

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