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Famous Dave's

#163 of 2,396 Restaurants in Denver
#180 of 2,662 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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 48
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 5
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  • 2
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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
"Great chicken wings

We flew in to Denver for a conference and had to get something quick by the hotel. We discovered Famous Dave's. Kinda worried being so late, but they were really nice and invited us in. The waitress recommended the wings and they were great. Really comfortable ambiance and will definitely visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Jpeters8458
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Hanahan, South Carolina
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Hanahan, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We flew in to Denver for a conference and had to get something quick by the hotel. We discovered Famous Dave's. Kinda worried being so late, but they were really nice and invited us in. The waitress recommended the wings and they were great. Really comfortable ambiance and will definitely visit again. I didn't know it was a chain restaurant... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I ordered the sweetwater catfish with mac & cheese and broccoli. The serving sizes were hearty. The mac & cheese was delicious. The broccoli was good. the catfish was pretty good even though they don't use cornmeal batter which is what I prefer. The service was okay. The prices are somewhat reasonable. The decor was lodge like and pretty cool.

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Aurora, Colorado
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

First time, had one of the burgers and it was fantastic! Also had a margarita which was excellent! Will go back when company arrives next month!

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stopped here for dinner one night and I have to say for a chain restaurant the BBQ was really good. Everything from the slaw, ribs, brisket, and chopped pork was great. Loved it so much had it for dinner the next night. Will definitely try this place again next time I'm in Denver.

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

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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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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107 reviews
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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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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?