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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 - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Just a regular famous Dave's

Nothing special about this place, very cookie cutter. Good bbq, friendly staff. My kids love this place, good for a fun fast lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kenneth T
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i went there with my whole family and we all found what we where looking for. Sunday is kids eat free so fit in my budget and a nice family meal.. and don't forget the FREE SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM

Thank joker198618
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing special about this place, very cookie cutter. Good bbq, friendly staff. My kids love this place, good for a fun fast lunch.

Thank Kenneth T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We've been here many times but this was the last. We waited to be seated only to be ignored. Went a few doors down to Olive Garden and had a very nice dinner. 10/10/2015 I could say more, but won't go there.

Thank almondcookies
Surf City USA
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603 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Famous Dave's stands out in the western U.S. in my opinion, as a reliably good choice for authentic barbeque. Hard to find authentic, good BBQ out West for some strange reason. In the South, where BBQ is a way of life, maybe it is just another marquee in the crowd. Pro tip: Happy Hour can be a huge bargain, with... More 

Thank jg3arrow
Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Friendly staff and great service, the food is excellent and served quickly, plenty of parking and a safe place to eat.

Thank hH1Kdriver
Lancaster, California
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Famous Dave's restaurant is a very good place to have a great time and have good food that will fill you up.

Thank johndisepio
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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 

Thank Savvy T
2 reviews
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 

Thank Bboyyg1111
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4 reviews
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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.

Thank Elaine H
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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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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: Barbecue, American


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?