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Famous Dave's

1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd Palmdale, Palmdale, CA
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English first
Madison, Alabama
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Outstanding food and service. The server John C. Did a great job. Location is very good. Alot of food for your money.

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California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We went for lunch and were seated right away. The staff was super nice, the decor is very cute and the food was great - four in our party and everyone loved what they ordered.

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Palmdale, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My first trip to eat in at Famous Dave's was one I will never forget. We were a group of four just wanting to taste some good ole bar-b-que, and we were not disappointed. However, when the server brought our meal to the booth, it was in a linen-lined galvanized trash can top, what an eye opener. The food, though,... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Why is it that restaurants won't or can't bring your food piping hot? This is a nice place and the staff are very friendly but when the food arrived, it looked as though it had been sitting on the plate for 10 minutes. I sent it back but when it returned it still wasn't hot enough. Barbecue should be sizzling... More

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Palmdale, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Its difficult to say anything other than good things about Famous Dave's. Service, food, cleanliness, and price are all very good. I guess the only thing I could say is that it might be a tiny bit boring because there are not surprises. Most important, when restaurants were closing down in the infamous downturn, Famous Dave's was always full. Now... More

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Palmdale, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have only been to the Palmdale location twice. Should have gone with my first experience and avoided the second. First trip wasn’t bad except for the chemical smoke flavoring on the brisket, yes should have been a signal but everything else was good (not great). Second visit was a waste of time and money. I had the beef ribs... More

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Palmdale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's really hard to find good BBQ in the AV, Famous Dave's is a good solution!If you're not in the mood to dine in, call it in and pick it up to eat at home.

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Palmdale, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I usually have take out. The food is always consistently good, with good portions. The service staff at take out is great!

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Palmdale, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good food. Love the spicy sauces. Used to like order the Cod dinner when they would serve it with their own tarter sauce that had a spicy bite. They have eliminated and now use what taste like bottle tarter sauce that is tangy with a spicy BBQ Fish! Does not go together. Other than that food is Good. At... More

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Palmdale, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food was way too salty,so much so that I couldn't finish it The service was decent. Save your money and go elsewhere

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