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4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
(616) 301-7711
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Finger licking good

Good Barbecue and good side dishes. I love the pulled pork and the ribs. Be prepared to get messy with the wonderful sauces -many to choose from

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Wyoming, Michigan
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Wyoming, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good Barbecue and good side dishes. I love the pulled pork and the ribs. Be prepared to get messy with the wonderful sauces -many to choose from

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Grandville, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I had take out here and the order was hosed!!! Even though the error was corrected (after discovering it at home and driving back) the policy is to go over the order and the young lady at the counter was "too busy" for that. There was one other person in the take out area?!?!?!?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I've be to this Famous Dave's many times and the service has been very good with a smile and friendly attitude.

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Valencia, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

8 of us had lunch here, family style and for the cost we all had a real good meal. Chicken, ribs, brisket and enough to feed everyone with all the sides included. It was good.

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Grandville, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our last family outing here two weeks ago was pleasant, but by no means the best experience we've had here. Although service was attentive, we thought the prices had gone up but not the quality. The menu is mostly comprised of southern style dishes, like cajun catfish and all kinds of BBQ ribs, with a variety of extra sauces on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I love Famous Dave's Bbq. I like the variety of the different sauces and all the different side choices. The atmosphere is always friendly and clean!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We used to have Famous Dave's in Muskegon, but it went under a few years ago for reasons I can't understand and has been replaced by an overpriced Japanese steakhouse with staff who barely speak English. I am thankful this restaurant in Grandville remains. At 4 PM on a Saturday, we had no wait at all and the place was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I eat at famous faves approximately every 3 months with either my friends or family members. Saturday evenings are fairly busy, but when you have patrons waiting with multiple tables open, this leaves and undesirable experience. But, the waitress made up the poor service by attending to our demanding needs. The September visit was just one abno Mao data point... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I think this is the best BBQ in the grand Rapids area I have tried many places and I still think there is no other place like it

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Waynes Fort, IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The flavor of the ribs was all right but no better than I've had anywhere else. The ribs were tough enough that you had to saw the dinky stip of meat from the massive bone. It was food but not good enough to make another trip and the service was take the order after a long wait, bring the food... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
Phone Number: (616) 301-7711
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grandville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grandville
  • Phone Number: (616) 301-7711

Price and Cuisine

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

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