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Famous Willies Barbecue

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107 E 7th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854-8636
+1 208-773-0000
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Black Diamond, Canada
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141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family really enjoyed the food here. The ribs and chicken were very very good and so was the coleslaw. Service was friendly and very quick! We will return.

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Thank Timothy B
Hayden Lake, Idaho
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DO NOT follow your auto GPS when trying to find this place. It will take you to a residential neighborhood (where the owners used to live.) You want ribs? You got ribs! Famous Willies is authentic barbecue. I ordered a brisket sandwich and my wife ordered a full order of ribs on their sampler plate. When the order arrived, my... More 

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Crescent City, California, United States
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We found this hidden treasure while staying in Post Falls. We had a sampler plate with pork ribs, andouille sausage, brisket-plus home made cornbread, bbq beans, home made potato salad & I had the gumbo- which was out of this world!!!! They have authentic cajun dishes-and these folks make all their pies from scratch!!!!

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Thank Pam W
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Prices seem to be slightly high compared to other BBQ places I've been to. Ordered the pork sandwich and they were running a special so it came with a side so I guess normally it doesn't. Did not see fries ot Mac and chesse a bbq staple so I went with the slaw. The chopped pork flavor was good but... More 

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Thank Steve D
Red Deer, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go for BBQ. Had the brisket and ribs, both are exceptional. And the home made pecan pie for dessert was a slice of heaven. Do yourself a favour and have a meal at Famous Willies, you'll thank yourself afterwards!!!

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Thank cutlass5268
Coeur dAlene
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 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 

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Florence, Arizona
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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.

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Thank KLTraveler128
Helena, Montana
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 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.

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Thank Ryan G
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

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

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Post Falls, Idaho
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E 7th Ave, Post Falls, ID 83854-8636
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Post Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 208-773-0000
Description
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