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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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7411 N. Grand Prairie Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
309-691-7427
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 17
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
small portions

I got the ribs and brisket, it was 4 ribs and 4 slices of brisket. Could have got a lot more food from a competitor for same price. Didn't care for the ribs either, could have been better.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
KEVIN T
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Illinois
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Illinois
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129 reviews 129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I got the ribs and brisket, it was 4 ribs and 4 slices of brisket. Could have got a lot more food from a competitor for same price. Didn't care for the ribs either, could have been better.

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I travel a lot and have been to most barbecue meccas, I had the burnt end sandwich which I can't even describe. The chunks of meat were tough and had too much sauce. Anyone who has been to Kansas City and have hid real burnt ends will know what I'm talking about. The staff was friendly the side of potato... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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122 reviews 122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stopped for lunch. I asked for a special request for my salmon to be BBQ and it was awesome. Coworkers' chicken was done perfect as well. Food was out quick and tasted great. Corn muffin was the freshest I've ever had. Server Kam was a very nice server.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We decided to stop here for a family lunch, and I can say I was extremely disappointed. I ordered the nachos with pulled pork, and they came out covered with items that were not even on the menu. I swapped with my wife who had ordered the burnt ends sandwich, and the meat was really dry, and one of the... More 

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Havana, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went for an eye exam and upon leaving saw a sign outside Famous Daves for lunch specials. We decided to give it a try. Good choice. Between us we had pork and brisket sandwiches. We both liked our choice. Will definitely go back.

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Peoria, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We usually get our orders to go and have found that toward the end of the week the food sometimes tastes like it has been there a while. Usually early in the week it is great and I like they have a separate register for take out orders.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Had a nice spread for the 4th of July since no grill was going within a 10 mile radius of my house; at least not one I was invited to :( They had a packed house but getting a seat was quick and efficient. Drink orders shortly after seating, they were refreshing and good. Next up...app, shared amongst us were... More 

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Kentucky
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a family group of 13 and ordered a variety of items. We started off with Sweetfish Catfish Fingers and Onion Strings. Both were delicious. The ribs and barbeque selections were tasty and the only complaint I heard was that we couldn't take the leftovers home because we were on the road!

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illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Picked up carry out yesterday and as usual, my food was sooooo good. The staff is always so pleasant and helpful. The rib tips, ribs, chicken wings, and all are comfort food at its best. Love Famous Dave's.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Have been here many times and will be back. With one glaring exception service has been friendly and well done. Portions are large bordering on huge. Brisket has always been fine with only once exception. The flash fried onion strings are delicious. I haven't ever tried the fish. This is mass produced chain food and is fine for that setting.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7411 N. Grand Prairie Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: 309-691-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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