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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
239-690-3283
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good BBQ!

Had lunch over the weekend and enjoyed my experience at Famous Dave's! Service was very good, food was very tasty and reasonably priced. 2 for 1 happy hour all day was great! Will definitely be back again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
TripDaddy
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MIAMI, FLA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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236 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

As always, the food here is delicious. We had the Georgia pulled pork sandwich (again), one without bread, and it was as good as always. our service was less than perfect, as we didn't get our onion strings. nevertheless, the food is great, the service is usually very good, and I will continue to return when in town, BECAUSE THE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We order the platters that were amazing and then we tried all the different BBQ sauces that we avaliable. The platters had samples of almost everything in the menu, which I really enjoyed. The small platter could serve up to 4 people which makes it ideal for small families. I have to say on of the best BBQ restaurant that... More 

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Miami, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Let me start by saying that I LOVE BBQ. It's one of my favorite things to eat (other than Mexican food) and Famous Daves knows how to do it right! I'm very picky with BBQ sauce and theirs is one of the best I've ever tried. In fact, we liked it so much that we ended up buying 6 bottles... More 

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MIAMI, FLA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had lunch over the weekend and enjoyed my experience at Famous Dave's! Service was very good, food was very tasty and reasonably priced. 2 for 1 happy hour all day was great! Will definitely be back again!

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Halifax, Canada
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226 reviews 226 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Four of us had a great meal here. Two of us had the Sassy BBQ Salad which is excellent and filling, but doesn't leave you feeling like you have to unbutton your pants! The other two meals were the Burnt Ends and Ribs combo, which were great. The other combo was Bristket and Pulled Pork. Everyone left feeling that they... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Tuesday used to be a quiet middle of the week day for my partner and myself, we would get carryout or eat what was left from the weekend. But...then 'ole Dave had to go and offer a $10 off his feast for 2 on Tuesdays. We tried it at two different locations in Ft Myers , both had the same... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food is absolutely wonderful! The chicken, ribs and brisket are some of the very best! They offer you many choices in BBQ sauce that will satisfy the picky eaters. A must place to dine if you like BBQ!

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Collingwood, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great consistent chain have eaten at some of their other locations but the Fort Myers location has a very special friendly vibe. The BBQ ribs are consistently good, the sides are always excellent. The brisket and pulled pork are great also. The staff are professional and friendly, If I'm in Fort Myers I make sure to visit. Haven't been disappointed... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The food was really good, service excellent, atmosphere o.k....waitress very nice and attentive. this was the second time here in less than a year, when my good friend comes down from Alaska, we always come here...he loves it, too, since he does a lot of b-b-q back home, he knows good ribs when he tastes them. so we always come... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had guests here for two weeks. While they were here their first week we all went to Famous Dave's in Fort Myers. The husband was so happy with his meal we went back again. He wanted to have what he stated as"The best ribs I have ever had" before they went back to New England. His favorite in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-690-3283

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?