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Famous Dave's Barbeque

12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
239-690-3283
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Ranked #82 of 677 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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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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Windsor, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Went for Saturday night dinner. The service was slow 15 minutes to get Nacho's too long. We had feast for 2 lots of food Corn on the cob was nasty. Chicken was good ribs ok briskets was good.

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Ottawa, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We finished sales training and needed to go somewhere different. I had the feast for one. The corn on the cob was garbage (chewy), the leg of the chicken was dry. Otherwise the ribs, pork, beans and coleslaw were very good. The rich and sassy sauce was my favorite choice. Others at the table also did not care for the... More 

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Toronto Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Randomly drove by this place & decided to stop for dinner. Our server was awesome seemed to rather enjoy the fact that we had no idea what to order. We ordered a sampler platter for two which really was enough food for 4-5 people. Everything was perfectly cooked. Super fun, fast service, great prices, huge portions, & great taste. We... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I visited the Famous Dave's on countless occasions in Manhattan Ks while stationed at Ft Riley, and turned several friends and family members onto it. I moved to Miami in June and finally made it to the Ft Myers location, and was not disappointed. It was everything i remembered. The best BBQ ever, Awesome Service, and inviting atmosphere. A must... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
637 helpful votes 637 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place is a delight. It can be busy at peak times. Service has always been good and the food is to die for! I especially like the ribs, their sauce choices, and the brisket, and the roasted corn and grilled pineapple are wonderful sides. The rib joint atmosphere is classic, with lots of TVs for sports fans. Even the... More 

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Halifax, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Decent BBQ place with your usual suspects. Beer seemed a bit over carbonated and portions a little bit under sized. Not a bad option for BBQ, but other options might prove more enjoyable.

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Where ever we travel you can always count on "Famous Dave's" for a quality ribs and service. NOT at this one ! The 2 for drinks were so watered down, I just gave up trying to enjoy them. The service was slow.......there was just 2 of us and it took 2 hours to finally get done. My husband and I... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I wanted barbecue. I saw a barbecue sign. I disappeared into barbecue heaven! My wife and I had what I believe was a sampler platter for two, on sale (great deal). I had so much to take home with me! Everything was tasty and tender :) Fantastic sauces of which were explained by our waitress on the texture, flavor and... More 

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Hendersonville
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143 reviews 143 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Well, thought I would try Famous Dave's again, Big Mistake, there are a tons of Barbeque places that know how to make Barbeque. Waiter sold me on the burnt tips and onion rings. "Oh how tender they are and a winner here." Wrong.. While the taste was great, the meat was tiny squares of tough dry beef? pork? Don't really... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were excited to visit Famous Dave's when we arrived off our flight in Fort Myers. We have been to this particular restaurant 4 times in the past, and have always enjoyed our experience. This time it was just awful. The place was very (very) dirty, and the food was over-spiced, over salted, and looked and tasted very much like... 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
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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