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Famous Willies Barbecue

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107 E 7th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854-8636
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Coeur dAlene
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Known for it's TX style decor; not so much for a TX style BBQ flavor. I lived in San Antonio for 16 years and was hoping for at least something similar to a mesquite-tasting BBQ. The meat had a "cooked yesterday and warmed-up flat flavor and was dry. A disappointment to say the least. The pecan pie was just okay.... More 

Thank J Y
Florence, Arizona
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Tiny place, good prices, fast, very fast and friendly service. Sandwiches start about $8 and go up to the ultimate platter with three meets and four sides for $20. Parking for about eight cars in the rear. Fresh pecan pie available.

Thank KLTraveler128
Helena, Montana
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

A great quick stop for a sit-down BBQ meal. The beef brisket is fall-apart good. The jalapeño and Cajun sauces are excelent. The potato salad is great. Very quick service in the middle of the afternoon for a late lunch.

Thank Ryan G
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This place has great barbecue meals for everyone and at great prices, for wonderful meals. This is the place for great barbecue.

Thank US N
Post Falls, Idaho
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is the best kept secret in Post Falls. A tiny house on a back street with amazing bbq, sauce and service and if you are lucky enough to get there on a Saturday (and early enough that it's not sold out) you can get buttermilk pie. OMG.

Thank kellysailas
Cheney, Wa
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365 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Regrettably, we have not tried this place sooner for as much as we visit the area. They are excellent. Their emblem boasts the State of Texas, but I'm getting more of a cajun lean from this joint. They smoke with oak, so it is a much more subtle overtone. Their meats are some of the leanest I've seen in pitmaster... More 

Thank gcleff11
Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ I have had in the inland Northwest! Had the deluxe rancher plate, the wife had the Frito pie. Everything we had was good.

Thank jms2021
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Tried Willie's and it was awesome bbq. The decor was unique with pictures of famous Willie's...from Willie Mayes to Free Willy. We had their Frith pie and it was awesome. Their sandwiches were great size and you can't leave without a bag of homemade carmel corn!

Thank Linsie S
Maui, Hawaii
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Portions could be bigger but very flavorful BAR-B-Q... hard to find on a back street but worth it...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was a 4 of 5. Good, but not the best I've ever had. The service was incredible though. Very friendly and attentive. Overall a good experience.

Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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

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