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“Good Ribs”
Review of Willey's - CLOSED

Willey's
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood
Description: Chef owned roadside Mom & Pop specializing in Hickory Smoked BBQ featuring NC Minced Pork, Whole and Half Chicken, & Large Pork Spareribs. Also offering fresh local seafood (in season) including fried oysters, homemade crab cakes, & spiced shrimp. Hickory Smoked Prime Rib available on Friday and Saturday (5pm til.....Sold out) during the summer season. Other local favorites include Buffalo Wings (the real thing, fresh chicken, cooked to order, rolled in authentic Buffalo Wing Sauce), Pig Skins (potato skins stuffed with BBQ Pork, topped with cheddar cheese and chives), homemade hush puppies (golf ball size!), Giant hand pattied fresh ground beef burgers. All of our side dishes are homemade, as are the salad dressings and the BBQ sauces (hot, mild, and NC vinegar). Willey's always has a pot of homemade soup on the stove. 2013 Finds us celebrating our 21st year of excellent homespun cuisine and service. Many thanks to all of our customers from near & far. Your hosts, Willey & Trisha
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Description: Chef owned roadside Mom & Pop specializing in Hickory Smoked BBQ featuring NC Minced Pork, Whole and Half Chicken, & Large Pork Spareribs. Also offering fresh local seafood (in season) including fried oysters, homemade crab cakes, & spiced shrimp. Hickory Smoked Prime Rib available on Friday and Saturday (5pm til.....Sold out) during the summer season. Other local favorites include Buffalo Wings (the real thing, fresh chicken, cooked to order, rolled in authentic Buffalo Wing Sauce), Pig Skins (potato skins stuffed with BBQ Pork, topped with cheddar cheese and chives), homemade hush puppies (golf ball size!), Giant hand pattied fresh ground beef burgers. All of our side dishes are homemade, as are the salad dressings and the BBQ sauces (hot, mild, and NC vinegar). Willey's always has a pot of homemade soup on the stove. 2013 Finds us celebrating our 21st year of excellent homespun cuisine and service. Many thanks to all of our customers from near & far. Your hosts, Willey & Trisha
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Got a take out rib platter from Willey's.
RIbs were good, had obviously been boiled prior to cooking (because they were so tender); very large and meaty. I could taste some smoke in the ribs, but they sure didn't look like they were smoked (no smoke ring anywhere) so it's hard to tell. Sauce (the mild) was good, really complemented the ribs.
Cole slaw: pretty good.
Beans: Good.
Fries: just ok.

I'd go back; I'd sure like to try their chicken.

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Thank dbbrakebill
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The place is not not much to look at from the outside; there are a lot pig decorations on the inside. Food was plentiful, service was decent. This is a local business, not a chain. The food is good, keep in mind this is not fancy at all.

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Thank Ray P
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

As usual the food was great. Over the years I have made it my Friday night dinner. The food is always good, consistent, and affordable. You will not be disappointed. It is the best BBQ around

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Thank johnd0528
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

their menu is varied between pork, seafood and beef. You can get a rack of ribs or a fabulous burger and their crab cakes and hush puppies keep you coming back for more. The staff is friendly and efficient.

Thank Bucky D
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

it's the smoked/steamed ribs that seem like they have never seen a real smoker. staff was not interested and it was very ho-hum. I would not recommend going back.

Thank Scottinaboat
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