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Famous Dave's

6201 Columbia Crossing Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 290-0091
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Ranked #51 of 219 restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 10, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

My last girlfriend loves her red meat. I went along to be nice. I was surprised to find high quality salads and some options for vegetarians. The waitress was very friendly.

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Columbia, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

they are consistently good and we do eat here often for both lunch and dinner. this time was chili & salad for the mrs. and pork bar-b-que for the mr. the american fries are not oily nor overly salty. the corn muffin is equally delicious.

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Keyser, West Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I'm in love with their sauces. They have a great brisket but the famous ribs leave something to be desired...like meat. The sides rock, I can't say a bad word about them.

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Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The BBQ is as good as you will get from a restaurant chain and on November 11th all veterans eat free.

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a very informal restaurant but the food is good. Prices are very reasonable. This is a good family restaurant.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I like the consistency of quality of the Dave's brand. I always enjoy my bbq and appreciate the fresd and crispy vegetable choices. At the Columbia, Maryland location, I noticed an especially high quality of service. Our waiter was attentive and other staff kept an eye out when he was taking care of another table. We never felt neglected. :)

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Pensacola, Florida
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Usually very busy so be prepared to wait a little bit to be seated. I have been several times and the food is always pretty good with very good service.

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Columbia, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Finally found chicken wings and sauce that makes the mouth water. Try the rich and sassy sauce for sweetness thats a little tangy.

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Dunedin, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A bit noisy (and you may have to wait for a table), but consistently good food and plenty of it. I really like the Texas brisket sandwich.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Love Famous Dave's BBQ! NOT a dieter destination, but for going "hog wild" on occasion - this is your spot. Hearty desserts sweeten the deal. Definitely recommend for meat eaters not watching the scale.

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