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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 - 11:00 pm
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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, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 76
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
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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
Cookoff winer and good BBQ

The first thing you see when you walk in the door of FD's in Ft Myers are the trophies for the BBQ cookoffs they have won. This is impressive as this competition is fierce. Their restaurant BBQ is pretty good also. Friendly wait staff and good food make this a good stop for lunch or dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
JParlante
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Atlanta, Georgia
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166 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The first thing you see when you walk in the door of FD's in Ft Myers are the trophies for the BBQ cookoffs they have won. This is impressive as this competition is fierce. Their restaurant BBQ is pretty good also. Friendly wait staff and good food make this a good stop for lunch or dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Highly recommend Famous Dave's - really good food at a good price. We all had different BBQ meats and sides and everyone loved their food. Well worth a visit

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went to Famous Dave's in Gulf Coast Town Center on Sunday for dinner. Place was pretty busy for off season. We were seated in the cozy booth and Zach took care of our table. He was very attentive and nice! We had ribs and Stella, Samuel Adams on draft. Ribs were delicious and our sides of coleslaw and chips... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a great place to drink with friends, with or without food. The all day two for one happy hour has been curtailed somewhat recently, but is still a great value. The menu has gone through many changes, and while a lot of my favorite dishes (and some of the healthier ones) have disappeared, there are still good bbq... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very comfortable, if slightly loud environment. Lots of old circa 1950's ads and memorabilia on the walls. Our waiter sat in our booth as he took our order : Burnt tips and ribs was one order; chicken and ribs with garlic mashed was the other. All meats were tender, juicy, and easy to come off the bone. Only comment was... More 

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Cape Coral
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Dave's BBQ is always great; love the sauce; but the burgers are some of the best around. They have a real grilled flavor.

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Windsor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great place for Ribs and pulled pork. Service is always good. Drinks are always cold. One of my favorite places

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My wife and visited there On May 20th at about 6 o'clock in the evening. we were warmly greeted and the staff seated us right away. Larry, our wait person was very knowledgeable and helpful in assisting us in making our selections. my wife enjoyed the ribs with a honey sauce and I had the half chicken . Everything was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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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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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 to $15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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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 to $15
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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?