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Willy's BBQ and Grill in Agoura

prainer Dec 27, 2010 08:35 AM

Has anyone been to Willy's BBQ in Agoura? Just found out about it and am wondering if anyone can tell me about it. http://www.willysbbqandgrill.net/inde...

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    Sgee RE: prainer Dec 29, 2010 09:00 AM

    Not good, poor rendition of smoked ribs.

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      mourvedre RE: prainer Jan 2, 2011 04:40 PM

      I liked Willy's. I had the beef brisket and it was much better than Wood Ranch BBQ nearby. It is more of a Texas style BBQ: sliced beef piled on a plate with some good sauce.

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        Jerry P. Santa Monica RE: mourvedre Jan 5, 2011 04:33 PM

        One of the best in the LA area. Long smoke time.

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          Sgee RE: Jerry P. Santa Monica Jan 5, 2011 10:25 PM

          Are you sure they undergo a long smoke time????

          The one and only time I was there, ribs I ordered had negligible smoke ring compared to my own 4-5hrs smoked ribs. Frankly I was wondering if they even smoked the rack.....


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            reality check RE: Sgee Jan 5, 2011 10:53 PM

            The big rectangular grill they have outside is a giveaway, they do not smoke their meats. High heat over wood charcoal, is what Willy's does.

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              Servorg RE: Sgee Jan 6, 2011 10:45 AM

              Their menu does say they smoke their pork (for their pulled pork) 20 hours in their own smoker (according to their website).

              ADD: Looked at some of their other BBQ items and many of them note smoking for 14 or 15 hours (or it says "smoked overnight").

        2. orythedog RE: prainer Jan 13, 2011 09:30 AM

          Right down the street from my office and "fair to Midland" as they say. Certainly not the best, but I have had far worse too. There is much better Texas style cue to be had. Bludso's comes to mind. Also, and this is a pet peeve of mine, I don't like room temperature BBQ sauce on the table, I like mine hot (temperature). On that note, another thing to consider about Willy's is that if you have 4 types of sauce available, your cue must not be too good.

          Bludso's BBQ
          811 S Long Beach Blvd, Compton, CA 90221

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