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Famous Dave's

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1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd Palmdale, Palmdale, CA
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Stick to Your Ribs BBQ

I was finishing up giving music lessons when one of my students suggested that we break for dinner. I was in the mood for BBQ so he suggested Famous Dave's BBQ. We were seated right away and received attentive service from our waiter. I ordered the Kansas City Ribs w/Roasted Chicken, Collard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
BENelson
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California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was one of our favorite places because of the food and the atmosphere. Unfortunately, it's become very frustrating to try to eat there in a "timely manner". We've tried it on weekdays during lunch and/or dinner times and, even when it's not too busy, we've been there for over 2 hours by the time we leave. Some of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Today my daughter and I went to Famous Daves in the first time I've ever been there we had such a no standing time the food was so good the environment the waitresses the servers everybody just did such an outstanding job great food the way to San Kim bringing us our coats & T that even have me ask... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Famous Daves is the only BBQ that I'll eat outside of my dads! It is tender, flavorful and simply very good BBQ. The portions are generous and the service is the best.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was finishing up giving music lessons when one of my students suggested that we break for dinner. I was in the mood for BBQ so he suggested Famous Dave's BBQ. We were seated right away and received attentive service from our waiter. I ordered the Kansas City Ribs w/Roasted Chicken, Collard Greens, and Cornbread. Our order arrived quickly and... More 

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Palmdale, California, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were a party of seven We told the hostess 6-9 would be there. They set up the table. but would not seat we three until “at least half” were there. So, though the table was ready, we had to wait in the small area until two more arrived, about 10 min. I ordered the two meat lunch combo, ribs... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love this place! Great food and drinks... service is always awesome! I love "The Feast" meals... join the club on line and get great e-mail coupons!

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great selection, friendly staff and a lively environment make this a fun place to go whenever we're in the mood for good, old fashioned BBQ. This place has a fantastic bar with incredible specials. Every Wednesday they have wings for $0.50 each and margaritas for $3.95. Leave room for the brownie dessert, topped with warm fudge and vanilla ice cream.

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food great service and a fun place to eat, love the short ribs. I have eating here mant times and always enjoy eating there. Look forward to the next time eating out in Famous Daves. The food is finger licking good and love the BBQ sauces they have.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

First time at a Famous Dave's and it was excellent! The service was outstanding and the food was over the top! We drove 45 minutes to get there and will without a doubt will do it again. Thanks Dave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The food is soo good! Great barbeque. Everything is good. Its just very pricey if you have a large group. Good happy hour deals though.

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd Palmdale, Palmdale, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palmdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd Palmdale, Palmdale, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palmdale

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?