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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 664-0044
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  • 7
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  • 4
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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
Most recent review
Stop if you can

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Chris J
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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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124 reviews 124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
75 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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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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