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English first
Fort Wayne, Indiana
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

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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100 reviews 100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Bloomington, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's been a while since I visited this Famous Dave's......and I'm sad I've not been here more. I forgot how good this BBQ is. I had ribs and "burnt ends" and they were both very good. I'm certainly putting Dave's back on my rotation!

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Oswego, IL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My family and I have eaten at Famous Dave's in our hometown and were expecting the same quality service and food. From the moment we walked in, we felt rushed. There were 3 in our party. My husband stepped away from the table, but left his jacket on the chair. The waitress came by for drink orders and despite the... More 

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Warren, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant had empty tables but we waited at least 20 minutes to order drinks. We had plenty of time to decide what we wanted to eat so we ordered food at the same time we ordered drinks. Food came fast enough but I had to get up and go to the front to pay because the waitress never came... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Let me start by saying the food and sauce across the board is very good, your not gonna get out of there without spending $20 a head, but still very good. Customer service on the other hand... i had a coupon for buy one adult get two kids free. My niece got sick just before we were about to leave... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Love their ribs and their beef tips are the best! Our server was awesome and brought us many different kinds of sauces to try and find our favorite!

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you've ever been to the Mall of America, you will be familiar with the amusement park inside the mall (yes, it is that big). Famous Dave's is one of the "food court" area restaurants and though you can choose to dine inside, there is also a take out window and lots of seating that overlooks the previously mentioned amusement... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone Number: (309) 664-0044
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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