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Willard Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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99 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
+1 317-738-9991
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love going to The Willard but we mostly do it in warmer months so we can eat out on patio. They have good food and friendly service. My husband really likes their tenderloin sandwiches!

Thank Nora D
Sellersburg, Indiana
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food nice atmosphere. Ate out on the sidewalk on a gorgeous May Day. The steak salad looked very tempting so I tried that. Very good salad was filling but light enough to make the ride home. Place was a little busy and service was a little slow. Food was good even after the long wait

Thank Walter G
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I had dinner there and it was mostly a nice experience. Our table was wobbly, but the server fixed it on the spot after we pointed it out to him (twice). We each had a beer, but had to request water twice from the waitperson The pizza we shared was good, but nothing outstanding. Prices were reasonable.

Thank F1195DQalank
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard a lot about The Willard so we gave it a try. Word is they have a very good breaded tenderloin and that their pizza is great. Well...I'll agree on the tenderloin. Pizza no so much. Tenderloin was very tender, crisp and flavorful with lots of pepper. Pizza was so-so. I had the "deluxe." It is smothered with cheese which... More 

Thank sdstyer33
Trinity, Florida
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172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered pizza and it was good but I was not overwhelmed. Someday I am going to order a pizza and I will be overjoyed with the food. The crust was thin and lots of cheese as it was a special. Just a good pizza not great.

Thank ParTcake
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I called a couple of weeks in advance to set up a group reservation for 15-20 people. I even called them that afternoon to confirm that we had 20 people coming. We got there and we had only one server who was also working other tables. The poor thing was a sweet and apologetic as could be, but it was... More 

Thank Heidi M
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Our organizer called ahead to make sure they could handle a group of 20 and calls a day or 2 in advance to confirm the size of the group..we all arrived at just before 7..we began getting our food at 8:23...waay too long...we had to ask for silverware after the food arrived. ..after eating it took about another 20 minutes... More 

Thank charles m
Bargersville, Indiana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have been going to this place sense it started back in the 80's by John Limp and Johnny Wright. Bob Schofield took it over in the 90's. Bob sold out in late 2016 or early 2017 and then it changed. They were famous for the great pizza and wings around Franklin. My friends and I ate there Friday after... More 

Thank Alan F
Franklin, Indiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Willard is one of my favorite places to go for Pizza and Wings. I have been a long time customer, but a couple of years ago, something started to change. The wait staff that I had gotten to know started to disappear and the food and service started to suffer. However, I have started returning and I have noticed... More 

Thank Jay W
Franklin, Indiana
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wife and I have been here several times and can honestly say there is nothing extraordinary that keeps us coming back except for it being a neat local establishment. If you are looking for a nice date night this is not the place. The food is okay but nothing spectacular. It is a nice historical building but with that the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 317-738-9991

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