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Famous Dave's

7557 E 36th Ave., Denver, CO 80238 (Stapleton)
(303) 399-3100
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Jacksonville, Florida
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486 reviews 486 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The atmosphere was very good and lots of people on a Friday night. The ribs were good but needed a bit of sauce which made them very good. I added the rib tips against my better judgment cause generally they are dry and yes these were a bit dry. I should have stuck with the brisket (sp?). They have a... More 

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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I know everybody has their own tastes but this is my favorite. We had a large group, 11 adults and 5 children, and they handled us with ease. Food came out hot, glasses never empty, and the manager stopped by twice to make sure everything was OK. Made sure table was bussed and leftovers were packaged up for us to... More 

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SVaughn1
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Excellent BBQ! Had the Texas Beef Brisket and used the Devil's Spit sauce --- and yes, it's pretty toasty! The Mac and Cheese was ridiculously good --- and the cornbread muffins were "slap your grandmother" good. Had Banana Pudding for dessert -- and being from the Southeast US ( where Banana Pudding is king ) --- this was really good.... More 

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Perry, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Cant believe I forgot her name, the waitress who helped us. Well she was so sweet, loved her. I will be returning and hopefully she s there. =)

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Severn, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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