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245 Houston Circle, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-5090
(208) 523-1712
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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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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good for IF

We got the bug platter to share between the three of us. It was pretty good. It was a tad pricy, not really college student prices but we still had a good time. As a southerner.. The cornbread was to die for. I would go back simply for the cornbread. I enjoyed the different sauces available for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Thephotoguy05
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Layton, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We ate here. That's about all you can say, really. It was OK food in an OK setting at a slightly less than OK price. Service was excellent.

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We ate lunch here. I had the loaded potato with pork, and coleslaw. My husband had a cheeseburger. All the food was delicious, the service was excellent and the background music not too loud. Loved the place.

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Casper, Wyoming
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Whether I am in my hometown, or if I am on the road, Famous Dave's is always a great place to stop for a meal. The staff here was better than in my hometown, in both speed, and friendlyness.

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Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

super sauces, super flavour, super service - super sized. Great if you you are craving meat- they do it well. The portions are huge and noise level is high .

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is my absolute favorite BBQ restaurant. Love the ribs, pulled pork, baked beans, muffins and Georgia Mustard sauce.

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Post Falls, Idaho
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Something has changed since I last ate a Famous Dave's. The food was good enough, but not as good as the last time. The service was good. Our sever was friendly, polite and attentive. Prices are a little high in comparison to some other BBQ places we've eaten. I am not sure I will go back right away.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Expensive for what you get. I like bark on my bbq, but the pork was way to dry. The sauces were real good. The big ole beer was only filled to within 2 inches from the top making it a regular 12 oz at a high price. Not a place I would run back to.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It has allowed itself to become just a run-of-the-mill place. I used to like the baked potato with the brisket meat but lately it has been too fatty. It seems like they have the attitude that they have the customers coming so they don't have to try anymore.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The serves is always good, plenty of food, choice of approx. 6 different degree's of hot sauces to put on the home made chips, of course I always chose the one that isn't the hottest, but that is a personal choice. I like to get the shredded pork sandwich, my friend gets the chicken shredded sandwich,.

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We got the bug platter to share between the three of us. It was pretty good. It was a tad pricy, not really college student prices but we still had a good time. As a southerner.. The cornbread was to die for. I would go back simply for the cornbread. I enjoyed the different sauces available for your dipping pleasure.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 Houston Circle, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-5090
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho Falls
  • Phone Number: (208) 523-1712

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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?