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Famous Dave's

7557 E 36th Ave., Denver, CO 80238 (Stapleton)
(303) 399-3100
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Ranked #229 of 2,533 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Stapleton
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Stapleton
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Severn, Maryland, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the ribs, service, and atmosphere very much. We went back to get the rib tip special, don't bother. They were tough, even though they were all you can. I wish we had ordered the ribs again, the tips left a bad taste and in the end more expensive. Service and atmosphere were always good..

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Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I ordered a sandwich, the meat was overly dry, the service was virtually non-existent. I was quite disappointed with the lack of attention that the waiter paid to me. It was like pulling teeth just to get a drink refill, place my order, ect.

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Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Every staff we encountered was friendly. I got the Georgia pulled pork sandwich, it was delicious! My mom got the burnt ends sandwich which was also delicious. Give it a try!

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Loa Gatos, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had lunch at famous Dave's while on a visit to Denver. My daughter used to work at Famous Dave's in California so we pretty much knew what to expect food wise. The portions were very generous and the food was good. The Jacked n Stacked sandwich was excellent. The chicken nuggets were typical of any restaurant. The service was... More

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

For barbecue, this place rocks! Been here several times and they do not disappoint. The lunch special is hard to beat. Service is always excellent.

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

While We we're in Denver filming in May for our National Motorcycle Series "American Spirit" we we're referred to ck out this restaurant..... and WOW !! Food,Service and Price was Awesome! We had the "All U Can Eat Rib's" $11.00 and we ate till we couldn't eat any more.... We're from The South and have eaten every kind of BBQ... More

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Logansport, Indiana, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Was staying Denver on business trip and decided to give this place a chance. I'm not a big fan of BBQ but the rest of my party was. Overall my food was very good. It is priced very reasonable ! Staff was very friendly and tried hard to make everything right for us. Nice bar area.

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Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stopped in for dinner for the first visit ever to a Famous Daves Barbeque Atmosphere is good, lots of old gear on the walls and ceilings and the staff very friendly. The food was great, I had the 1/3rd of a rack of St. Louis Style ribs and the meat fell off the bone and was delicious. Only complaint that... More

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Having spent years in Kansas City I am wary of BBQ that is, well, off the grid (far away from BBQ meccas like Memphis, KC, Carolina). Famous Dave's is not bad, but it's just not real good either. They have a large assortment of sauces on the table but that generally means the place is throwing in the towel on... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We just happened to come across this restaurant as we looked around the area. The staff were very nice, all of them. The lady looking after us, had a great sense of humour and her service was excellent. The food was outstanding.

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