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6402 North Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN
(574) 277-1888
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Loud!

The restaurant was VERY loud. Food was average! My kingdom for a quiet restaurant . . . anywhere. Baked beans are very good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Beth O
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Burlington, Iowa
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very good food, portions incredible The people were but we're of course fascinated by our English accents. We had actually travelled from uk then Canada then onto USA.

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Burlington, Iowa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The restaurant was VERY loud. Food was average! My kingdom for a quiet restaurant . . . anywhere. Baked beans are very good.

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Horseheads, New York
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Decided to try this place because we had seen it in other towns. The design is clever. The server was very new in fact he told us it was his first day and he was left by himself. He stumbled through. The food was nothing special. We wanted to try it, we did and now we can say we have... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food, particularly the ribs, are really, really good. Never had a bad meal here which is why I keep coming back. The decor reminds me of a New Yorker designer's

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Everyone has their own idea about how barbecue should taste. I didn't like theirs because the meat varied from tender to dry like jerky, and the spice was overdone. It tasted very salty and seemed to have the flavor of a dry rub. The mild sauce was savory, but it was too much when combined with the rub. I ordered... More 

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Kalamazoo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a great food experience. The BBQ was some of the best I've had. I had the Texas brisket. The corn muffins are like cupcakes. A little sweet for my taste, but I ate half. The potato salad was very good, and the brisket was a prize for the most part -- some chewier pieces, but pretty good. We... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Amazing BBQ and the sides were ok, but the main dishes were to die for. Loved the wonderful flavor and the hostess was very personable and our waitress was attentive and took great care of us.

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Granger, Indiana, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Host was uncommunicative. He didn't speak to us at all, just grabbed menus and headed for a booth. the child with us was afraid of the fishing gear on the wall. The host just turned and left. We were seated near the door and couldn't help seeing that the host was on his phone constantly, only putting it in his... More 

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Jamaica, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went to Famous Dave's after we attended the Notre Dame - Rice game. The waitress was outstanding, and the food was good. A fun place to have dinner with a group.

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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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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 6402 North Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN
Phone Number: (574) 277-1888
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Mishawaka
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
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6402 North Grape Rd, Mishawaka, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Mishawaka
  • Phone Number: (574) 277-1888

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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