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Blue Willy's Barbecue- MOVED

1386 S Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062-7209
+1 954-224-6120
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Jan 14, 2017
“Now I can die!”
Jun 6, 2016
“Still fantastic in new location”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1386 S Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062-7209
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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and lo and behold! BEEF RIBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This was the first question I asked Will when he opened his first place in Pompano. Now he has them, squally on the weekends. Beef ribs as big as your head and tender, OMG!...More

Thank George F
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Thank god I found the REAL Blue Willy's, they've moved. The old landlord (the one who used to tow everyone's car) took the old space and is pretending to be the same as Willy's. Found the new location, and everything was just as wonderful as...More

1  Thank longislandgirl-7
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Food is wonderful - atmosphere is casual and comfortable. Portions are large. For lunch get the sandwich WITH the slaw on it - cheaper than on the side. BBQ sauces are home made. Can't get any better! Currently located on Federal Hwy in Pompano -...More

1  Thank CamlCakes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great BBQ. Great atmosphere. Hope the move doesnt detract from the experience. Thursdays are busy because of the pastrami release

Thank MvdBSRQ
Reviewed May 11, 2016

I went to Blue Willy's on Sunday, May 1, 2016 and was told that they're moving from their current location after May 9. Sure enough, I drove by on May 11 and their sign had been removed. According to their counter staff, they plan to...More

1  Thank Robert V
Reviewed May 8, 2016

This place is definitely in the category of dives, but it's a good one! We had ribs and brisket, both wonderful. Sides were good as well. Our only issue was lack of parking because the stingy psychic and Polish Deli sharing the same building had...More

1  Thank BostonBeachAddict
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Is this place a hole in the wall? Yes!! Is it so damn delicious you will eat yourself into a coma? Yes!! I came across Blue Willy's on yelp and was impressed by the reviews so decided to try it out for myself. The meat...More

Thank stephiepie_miami
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Just what I wanted, a relaxed, no frills hole in the wall serving proper BBQ made by someone who doesn't cut corners. The ribs were spectacular, the brisket the best my stepmother had ever had, the cornbread outstanding and the homemade sauce a perfect compliment....More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed April 5, 2016

I was brought here by locals. It is a local eat it off butcher's paper barbecue joint, with brisket and standard pork and chicken meats, and own sides. Good variety of beers, no good ones on tap. Sides are OK, but only standard accompaniment to...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Once again this place ROCKS! Don't know how they do it so well but I also don't care because it the best! A lil' out of the main FLL beach area but well worth a lil' ride north up the Federal Hwy will bring you...More

Thank Stephen H
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1386 S Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062-7209
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Pompano Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 954-224-6120
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