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Famous Dave's

6402 North Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN
(574) 277-1888
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Ranked #50 of 166 Restaurants in Mishawaka
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Dave's accommodated seven of us quite easily for dinner on Father's Day. The server was efficient and the food was what you would expect from the restaurant. No problems, no issues. We would return if we're in the area.

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Edwardsburg, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were there on May 20 , our family had not been their for awhile but we had previously and it's one of my fav places, should have known that something was amiss the parking lot was dead ... When we got seated our server disappeared , brought drinks finally we had to send them back they tasted old ..(... More

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Wasilla, Alaska
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stopped by here around 4pm. Got great service and good food. The mother in law said the coleslaw wasn't great. But everything else was as expected.

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South Bend, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Our family ate at Famous Dave's in Mishawaka on Saturday, April 13. We were very excited to go but left disappointed. I ordered my ribs without sauce and they were served cold (not even warm) and my husband ordered his regular and said they were hot. His bloody mary was served with a lot of ice in it and he... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

With all the hype of the place, it didn't do itself justice. The servers were friendly. I asked for mayo on the side for my burger multiple times and it was never brought out to me. The food the people next to us got looked and smelled way better than what we ordered. So it could depend on what you... More

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Very nice restaurant, I love their catfish and cornbread. I have had their ribs a few times, once they were so tough I couldn't eat them. They promptly bought out more. The baskets are a good deal.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We ordered takeout. The sandwich was delicious! I ordered a burnt end sandwich. Very tender and flavorful. The french fries were hot and scrumptious. Great service. A do-over is definitely in the works!

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Clinton, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

we stopped at Dave's on our recent trip to northern Indiana. Although this is a chain restaurant the food was really good and the service was excellent. I had the new burnt ends which are squares of beef brisket seared with extra sauce. they were great. My husband had brisket and rib tips. the brisket was cooked to perfection and... More

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Elkhart, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Very good BBQ. Great Corn Bread. Friendly staff, unique décor. Good for the whole family. Will diffidently eat there again

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Granger, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

It was a fun place to be, great food & great service. We were not rushed so we could enjoy our meal and make important plans for an upcoming occasion.

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