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Famous Dave's

#197 of 2,383 Restaurants in Denver
#215 of 2,649 Places to Eat in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
Stapleton
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7557 E 36th Ave., Denver, CO 80238
(303) 399-3100
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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: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always good BBQ

It is a chain restaurant, so it is consistent with what I've eaten before. Having said that, ate there on back to back nights and both were good. First night was Brisket meal. Excellent Texas brisket with fries and Wilbur beans. Could serve more beans as a side (they are cheap), but my only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Warrenton, Virginia
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Warrenton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a chain restaurant, so it is consistent with what I've eaten before. Having said that, ate there on back to back nights and both were good. First night was Brisket meal. Excellent Texas brisket with fries and Wilbur beans. Could serve more beans as a side (they are cheap), but my only complaint. 2nd night was the BBQ... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stopped in here on our first night in Denver, it was late, and near our hotel so we thought it was the easy option to take rather than hunting around for somewhere to eat. It was great, we only wanted a light bite, and so ordered a couple of the snack dishes from the bar, the ribs were excellent,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The food was awesome, the staff was very friendly and caring to make sure I was comfortable where I sat with my wheel chair.

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Dexter, GA
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good Food , Good service. The restaurant was almost full for the lunch crowd. I would recommend this for a good BBQ meal.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Famous Dave's was one of the first US restaurant I went to. The place is great and the food was delicious, specially those corn muffins. Its typical american food was well made and served in a good quantity, that I had to take it home (or hotel) in a box.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Took family of 6 there twice on a weekend and were seated quickly which was great. They seem to be very efficient at turning tables and getting you seated. Began with burnt ends and onion strings, both fantastic. Then had the big family platter which is supposed to feed 4-6. Well, hungry boys and parents could not finish it. Everything... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Dined here as part of a group of 8 people for dinner. Didn't take the staff long to set up the table. Service was excellent. Variety of items on the menu make it easy for just about anyone (except vegetarians, but why would they go to a BBQ place?) to find something. Spouse and I shared a Feast for 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great food & Great service. Excellent happy hour deals. The feast for four is just that. Reasonable price for the value they deliver. Get there early as they draw BIG crowds.

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Fort Worth, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We didn't want a big meal, so split a meager dinner salad and the brisket nachos. Nachos just not great. Pile of chips with a sparse amount of what tasted like chuck roast, sprinkling of cheese and some unappealing pork 'n beans. Atmosphere nice. Good service.

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were driving past it on the interstate and could actually smell the bbq cooking! It was awesome. The service was great as well and it never disappoints no matter what state that we are in.

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 7557 E 36th Ave., Denver, CO 80238
Phone Number: (303) 399-3100
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Stapleton
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: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7557 E 36th Ave., Denver, CO 80238
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Stapleton
  • Neighborhood: Stapleton
  • Phone Number: (303) 399-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: 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?