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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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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We overheard some people in a Spokane grocery store talking about Famous Willies in Post Falls, ID, how it was just the best barbecue place! Then we saw a review in the Spokane newspaper that called Famous Willies the best barbecue in Idaho. Well we went there last week and it is truly the best! All homemade -- they prepare... More 

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Thank Ann S
Sanger, Texas
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic Texas barbecue cooked according to family recipes. Homey atmosphere enhanced with mementoes from the owner's family life in east Texas. Incredibly friendly wait staff who sincerely endeavor to ensure your dining experience is an occasion to remember. Very reasonably priced for the portions and quality of the food.

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Thank Grintsum M
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with our family of 7 and all ordered something different. It was all delicious and no one left anything behind. The meats are all smoked on site.

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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a really good place to go to if you like BBQ, it is cute inside and most defiantly BBQ, my husband loves it.

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Thank Brigitte L
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We'll be back! oh my goodness! Great BBQ! Loved the smoke and the rub. I wasn't wild about the BBQ sauces, but my husband loved them. I wish there was something sweeter like a Honey BBQ. But the food was great and so was the service. Very fast! Love the homey feel.

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Thank JTurner42
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Took the family there last night. Nice little place, inside is nicer than appears outside. Food was great, service was great, portions where large accommodated 8 of us w no wait right before their closing time.

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Thank Troy Y
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 7 and had to use 2 booth tables. We got a 3meat combo..brisket, pork shoulder & ribs..all great flavor & big portions. Accompanied with potato salad, baked beans, Cole slaw & a roll. They make all their own sauces from mild to super spicy (I only tried mild 🙂) cherry pie & carrot cake for... More 

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Thank Maria L
Santa Rosa, California
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stumbled onto this place by accident and will be sure to go back next time we are in Post Falls. Famous Willies is run by a couple of Texas ex-pats and they know how to make excellent barbecue. We were served quickly and the food was great. Definitely will go back!

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Thank whereisrick
Thousand Oaks, California
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199 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came here after seeing a movie in CDA, as we were longing for some good barbecue, and hadn't found any since moving up to Sandpoint (next stop, Canada). Were there on a Friday evening for dinner, and were seated promptly in the cosy, converted home located off the main drag. The place is decorated in a sort of country-Texas... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

but today, not the case. And it made me sad. Because it's always been a very reliable source of good BBQ. The pros: super friendly staff (family) and usually can get seated right away. Today it was a little busy but we still got a seat (last ones). The portions are generous and have been reliable for the best BBQ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
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