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“Very Good BBQ”

HillbillyWilly's BBQ
Ranked #3 of 54 Quick Bites in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: Folks have compared our barbecue to other styles but no other barbecue compares to our taste! Maybe it's the unique design of our smoker that brings out the natural flavor of our "fall off the bone" meat. Maybe it's our homemade sauce that makes you forget your table manners because its so finger-licken-good! Maybe it's because our pork is all hand pulled so you only receive the best selected meat from our cuts. Maybe it's the made from scratch delicious, decadent, southern desserts! Maybe you should just try it for yourself and see what everyone is talking about! When you order just tell 'em to make-er-saucy!"
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Description: Folks have compared our barbecue to other styles but no other barbecue compares to our taste! Maybe it's the unique design of our smoker that brings out the natural flavor of our "fall off the bone" meat. Maybe it's our homemade sauce that makes you forget your table manners because its so finger-licken-good! Maybe it's because our pork is all hand pulled so you only receive the best selected meat from our cuts. Maybe it's the made from scratch delicious, decadent, southern desserts! Maybe you should just try it for yourself and see what everyone is talking about! When you order just tell 'em to make-er-saucy!"
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We stoped in to Hillbilly Willy’s because Trip Advisory had good ratings. We was not disappointed. We shared a combination plate with Baby back ribs and pork. We had backed beans and slaw along with the cucumber salad. The Ribs had a rub but was not over powering. They were good. The pork had good flavor along with all the sides. The hot BBQ was good. I recommend if your around Hillbillies give them a try. You will not be disappointed

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rogwill64
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HillbillyWillys, Owner at HillbillyWilly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Roger wow thank you what a nice review! We appreciate you taking time to review us and for stopping in to give us a try! Thank you so much for your support, it means so much to us!

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

TERRIBLE HOSPITALITY!!!!! We went to eat lunch, my family secured a table while I went to place our order. At the counter were people picking up orders. The waitress ask for my order, I gave her our order, then she came back & said that the ribs would not be ready for 15-30 minutes. I told her we will wait. This is a major holiday & BBQ is their specialty & they run out, be for real!! The waitress went to the back & told the owner that we were going to wait & he told her he couldn’t take any orders & guarantee them for specific time period. “BUT THEY DO TAKE CALL IN ORDERS”.
So we left, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that he didn’t want to serve us because we are African Americans. He never showed his face & the waitress had a look on her face that told the story. There were people still waiting to be served & people still coming as we were leaving. So surely, they still had ribs but just none for us. We went to Sticky Fingers & was greeted the way we should have been, treated with dignity and served in a timely manner. Food was delicious on top of that!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
6  Thank efalford
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HillbillyWillys, Owner at HillbillyWilly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Okay so we have chewed on this review for days before we chose to respond because it is so hurtful and it is SO false, slanderous and damaging to our business and even more to our moral character and to the wonderful team we have been blessed with. We have been established since 2005 and have NEVER refused service to anyone based on their appearance, how much money they have or do not have , their shape or size, EVER because we believe ALL people should be treated with kindness and respect!
The backstory to all of this that you did not know and we apologize for not posting a sign but when we walked in on Monday our walk in cooler had gone down and we lost almost 2,000 dollars worth of meat that was going on the smoker for all the pre paid orders and orders for our customers! We were not only unable to fill your rib order but many others were upset and disappointed because we could not smoke the meat fast enough to fill the orders. The reason “the owner never showed his face” as you stated was because he was at the smokers in 100 degree heat ALL day Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with 2 other pit masters overseeing smoking the meat, wood on the fire, the exact amount of heat to get the orders filled, we ran behind all week because of this misfortune.
The customers in front of you that got ribs were only the ones who had pre ordered and paid or ordered earlier that day and agreed to come back later to pick up the ribs.
To address the “look on the waitress face, that said it all” as you stated in your review was a look of sheer exhaustion from the amount of upset customers yelling at her that she had no control over and the volume of business we normally can handle but because of our walk in going down made the entire week a real challenge but one we faced still with kindness and so grateful for every customer that chose us and was patient and understanding and kind in return.
In a world where kindness and peace are needed more than ever what a shame to turn not getting ribs into a racial issue . We would still extend kindness and forgiveness to you today or tomorrow if you ever chose to come back. You are more than welcome at HillbillyWillys anytime!!

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing the have some thing for every one say youre kid dose not like BBQ for some thing their kids menue has a small variety of BBQ and not BBQ

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alexis D
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HillbillyWillys, Owner at HillbillyWilly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you so much Alexis!!!! What a nice review! Thank you so much for your support and for leaving such a great review!!! We greatly appreciate you!!!!!

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We look for good ribs when we travel, although I have never been a fan of dry ribs - always like the taste of sauce.
Wiley’s ribs were dry rubbed and smoked to perfection - no BBQ sauce required. The meat was tender, fell off the bones. Baked beans were different but excellent.
Definitely will stop here when back in the area.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FMOmbrello
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HillbillyWillys, Owner at HillbillyWilly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

FMOmbrello Wow what a kind review!!!! Thank you so much for taking time to review your thoughts and for eating with us!!! We greatly appreciate your support and look forward to serving you again! Thank you so much!

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Wow! I have definitely found my home cooked meal away from home! Smoked and BBQ’d food is my home cooked meal! I was not disappointed! Sherry and the ladies were friendly and accommodating. I came in later than I thought (timezone change) and expected to be served but a little chilly. I was happily wrong. I ate my Hillbilly pie and ice cream first! Best way to be. Ribs were dry rubbed and fall off the bone tasty! Green beans and fried okra will not disappoint!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank anthonycA6781SL
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HillbillyWillys, Owner at HillbillyWilly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Anthony, what a great review... thank you so much for stopping in to eat with us and for taking time to leave this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your meal and are so glad we will have the privilege of serving you again! Thank you so much for your support!!!!

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