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Famous Dave's Barbeque Ribs

Blackstone St, Fresno, CA
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Ranked #60 of 1,010 restaurants in Fresno
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
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36 reviews from our community

69% Recommend
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

All there bbq is great and tasty staff there always the best drinks good happy hour just nice place to eat kids enjoy it to potato salad best ribs to good chicken wings I had where tough so wouldn't order again every thing else great

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The wait was a little long.. And judging by the people waiting we should have said no thanks.. But we wanted to try.. And I was very disappointed.. Every time they serve a "feast meal", they walk through saying "feast" over and over and in the most unenthusiastic "they're making me" kind of tone.. That was annoying.. Our food was... More

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Clovis, California, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I've eaten at this and several other local BBQ restaurants several times over the last few years, and this one certainly ranks among the best. I often go with a group of retirees who all worked together, and we are looking for places that are, if not quiet, at least not so noisy that we can't converse. When we entered... More

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San Francisco, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Worth a visit if you like ribs. We had the family feast so got a taste of ribs, chicken, pulled pork & more. You can ask to swap sides so we also got some veggies. So much food we got to take some home as well. Good service. Great atmosphere.

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Fremont, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I suggest that if you find yourself near a Famous Dave's...Try it! The food is tasty and the quantity is great...Take the whole Family...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This place is amazing! We had the feast sharer for two and my husband and I eat lots but we couldn't finish it! You can get a take out box so you can snack later! The ribs were gorgeous and the brisket so tasty. My husband's favourite was the chicken-it was tasty! Had sides of mac and cheese, beans and... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I don't know why I haven't been here sooner.... Oh my! Great BBQ and lots of sides options, not just fries or slaw. Sauces from sweet to blow your doors off. Service was quick. Atmosphere is casual and fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Went to famous Dave's last night as a family. First time there and were not sure what to expect. To say the least we were pleasantly surprised. The food was great, we had the ribs, the beef brisket, and the chicken tenders, all cooked well just as you would want them to be. The service was friendly and attentive, the... More

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Fresno, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Last week I took my husband to Famous Dave's for his Birthday. We have been to the restaurant several times, however, on this occasion, we were served by "Famous Alan" who never let our glasses of Pepsi go dry--that is always a good thing! My husband ordered the rib tips, I had the chicken tenders, and our Daughter had the... More

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Madera, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our 3 person group ordered the combination plate. We ordered with pulled pork as the choice. The meal was served to us with the beef brisket. One of our group is allergic to beef, hence our choice of the pulled pork. The waiter did make the change, but we found the pork to be very over-cooked. Our waiter was friendly... More

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