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All 89 El Centro Restaurants

Famous Dave's

3103 S. Dogwood Rd., El Centro, CA 92243
760-352-9044
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Ranked #4 of 89 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Yuma, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Let me tell you I travel alot and evry time I walk into this place they not only remember my name but what I had last time. There are two servers that are awsome Cindy at bar area and Luaren in the dinning room. Always good food!!

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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Service is good and appears to be consistently good as I have been here a few times. The food is of average quality, nothing to rave about. The presentation is very simple and the food is over seasoned.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Amazing food, huge portions (to Brits anyways) don't think I ever actually finished a meal when I used this place. Staff were very welcoming every time I used this place 2-3 times a week for 5 weeks I was on business. Great value for money, great atmosphere I always sat outside as it was a nice heat. Love the little... More

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El Centro CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Actually, the food is very good. Service at the El Centro joint is a bit lacking. And their bartender has no idea how to make a margarita.

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El Centro, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If going only for lunch the food is delicious, but as I told you I celebrated birthday parties, recognitions lunches, presentations with the Mexican consulate and the food, table settings and attention has been great.

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Fairfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Best sampler platter I have ever ordered (and the biggest). Went on a Friday night and got it to go which was fastest. Delicious lemonade. Totally reccomend this place.

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Edmonton, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Five of us went for lunch at 1:20 p.m. We ordered beverages, one large plastic cheapy glass had chips all around the rim, the other plastic glass was dirty. The lady that ordered no lemon in her ice tea, got lemon. Now after reading the menu, we asked if they had a lunch menu, Oh yeah, she forgot that, so... More

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Southern CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

went there for lunch, had a pulled pork sandwich. the service was fast, food came within 10minutes, server was a bit slow with refills and bringing check, but overall a good place to eat. I've been there multiple times and my experience has been that during lunch the bar area has the best service as the bartender only has the... More

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El Centro, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

I consider myself a BBQ professional..haha. I do love a good BBQ though and have eaten it all over the US. Famous Dave's has a good atmosphere (typical rustic chain decor) and good portions. The flavor is pretty good also. Where they lost me was the price. To spend $60 for two people seems a bit steep, but they are... More

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El Centro, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Great Location, Excellent Food, Chicken Marsala and Jelopino Talapia dishes are testy. Enjoy the dinner.

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