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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 664-0044
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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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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McKinney, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you like your BBQ drowned in sauce- this is your place. They must have been doing it to cover up the poor quality of the meat- mine was all grizzle. The bun was soggy she it was served to me. The waitress had to be flagged down for anything - heaven forbid we should actually expect to have our... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The atmosphere is casual. Service and food is great. Great mixed drinks and unique flavor on the Buffalo wings. Slaw is sweet and spicy and the mac n cheesemail is spicy too. The best bread pudding anywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I love Famous Daves so much we drove 250 miles to eat there. I love going to a clean restaurant. The staff we're great

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's been a couple months since we've been to Dave's so we made the trek over this afternoon. Great as usual. I got the salmon which is a fairly new menu item and the salmon was just melt in your mouth good. Love the option to have broccoli and their grilled pineapple spears top it off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Amazing BBQ and an eclectic atmosphere make for a great lunch...... Never disappoints!!!! Would recommend coming here to anyone in central Illinois looking for great BBQ.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Visit this restaurant every time I am in town. NEVER disappoints! Great service and excellent food! Will be back every time I visit Bloomington!

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Took the family to Famous Dave's and enjoyed a great meal. BBQ was delicious. Rib Tips were excellent, chopped pork sandwich, brisket and catfish fingers exceptional. Excellent sides and kids menu as well. Great service!

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate here 3 times in our 3 week stay. It was fast friendly service and the food was good too. My husband didn't care for the spicy pickles but I did and he gave his to me...

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

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  • 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 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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