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Famous Dave's Barbeque

12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
239-690-3283
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Ranked #56 of 655 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We had a delicious dinner here on a Friday night around 6 pm at Gulf Coast Town Center.....no wait in October! I liked how the bar scene was separate from the more family-like dining area with tables or booths. The decor is fun and the food was delicious and reasonable.....especially with the coupons they offer frequently. Very friendly knowledgeable wait... More

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cape coral
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Ordered the "big" pork sandwich, thinking it was going to be massive. Small, slider size. The server said it was the "lunch menu" big sandwich. Who thunk it?? Taste was not all that great. Sides are served to you in a salsa size cup. You could starve to death here! Too many other choices in the area that have man... More

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Ft myers
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had a horrid first experience there when they first opened, cold food, bad service. Had never been back until last Sunday. Ventured into the bar for some football. Bar is run like "bars of old" here. Great service, great bar food and plenty of TVs. Eclectic crowd, 20 something's, families, anc oldies. They hire REAL bartenders who are always attentive... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Visiting the area on business, heard good things about famous Dave's. Sat at the bar for drinks and appetizers. Marcel a was the bartender and the only one working the bar and to go area. She was great, really moves quickly to make sure everyone was served. Ordered the nachos with Georgia slow cooked pork. Wow, it was really good.... More

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Immokalee, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Famous Dave's Barbeques in Ft. Myers catered our Church Revival during Randy Perry's Revival at our Church, Immokalee First Seminole Baptist Church. The person (sorry I don't remember her name:() delivered our food prior to the scheduled time, the food was hot and when severed to the congregation, it was excellent. I would highly recommend you call Mark and schedule... More

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West Palm Beach FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I love the spices and subtle heat they use. The nice touches include the homemade chips w their special rub. The server was so helpful. Best bbq I've enjoyed in a while!

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

So I work in the restaurant business and I have for a very long time... The bad experience I had here tonight begins with the bar tender focusing on his register and not greeting me for a long while, then he asks what can I get you, without a hi or telling of any specials. However I knew of the... More

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England
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Dropped in for dinner on the way back from an afternoon of shopping. Meal was fantastic as usual, great atmosphere about the place and the smells of cooking just make your mouth water. Will be back across in a few days towards the end of our holiday for our final visit of the year

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just had the most amazing meal, brisket, chopped pork, chicken tenders and a platter were ordered between us and none of us were disappointed. Brilliant service by Breanna, and drinks at 241 rounded off a fantastic meal. Will definitely be back.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just finished my 3rd awesome meal in 2 days, needless to say im addicted! ! I know its a chain but man its gooooooood.... Stopped in for a quick lunch Saturday (pulled pork sandwich) and ended up coming back for dinner too. (ordered a full slab of ribs!) It was awesome too. Now we shared their family dimmer with some... More

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's Barbeque

Address: 12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Phone Number: 239-690-3283
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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