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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 664-0044
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great BBQ

Had a nice lunch with colleagues here. Enjoyed the sandwich and the variety of sauces available. Staff were friendly, service was quick and efficient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Ontario
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Had a nice lunch with colleagues here. Enjoyed the sandwich and the variety of sauces available. Staff were friendly, service was quick and efficient.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The best hands-down BBQ. I'm a foodie and have tried BBQ from all over the country and Famous Daves Bloomington has the friendliest staff and best food. Highy recommend this place!!!

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Mulvane, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent service, good food and very helpful and friendly staff. The wait staff is attentive to the customers and makes sure everyone in the party is well taken care of.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Awesome as Famous Daves always is. Great atmospheres. Cool stuff on the walls. Hot food and fast service.

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Streator, Illinois
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146 reviews 146 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As many times as our family has talked of stopping here and haven't.......well, shame on us!!! I have found a new favorite place! Our whole group of 6 was very satisfied with our meals. We started with onion strings for our appetizer, then two of our group ordered boneless wings, one ordered chicken tenders, one ordered catfish, one ordered a... More 

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East Peoria, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband, daughter and I love Famous Dave's BBQ. We live in Peoria and frequent that location. Recently we won a gift certificate for the feast for 2 in a silent auction. We were headed to Champaign, IL for a Lego League State Tournament and decided to use our gift certificate. This was THE BEST meal we have ever had... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It's one of those places I wish we had in my hometown. Food was great, drinks were cold and service was top notch. I wish I could remember our servers name but she was great. Not over the top and didn't ignore us by any means. Great BBQ and I'm looking forward to going back...eventually. Keep up the good work.

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Mason City, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Great BBQ. The food here is always amazing. Service is great and friendly. Clean and well taken care of place. Never had a bad meal hear love it

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Bloomington, Illinois
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105 reviews 105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I've eaten here many times and always love the food (particularly the Catfish Fingers). So, I was pleasantly surprised that Famous Dave's was having a Thanksgiving buffet. Let me tell you, it was worth it. Everyone in our party (15+) loved it, especially the ribs and brisket. Our waitress was excellent and went out of her way to make sure... More 

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This location let down the Famous Dave's name!. First of all, the "burnt ends"? No. Burnt ends are the fatty ends trimmed off a brisket, then crisped. These were cubed pieces of brisket. And DRY. They were inedible. We ordered an appetizer, which arrived at the same time as our meal. The muffins were dry and crumbly... NOT the muffins... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: (309) 664-0044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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