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Famous Dave's

4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
(616) 301-7711
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Ranked #12 of 72 Restaurants in Grandville
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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English first
Hudsonville, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We love Famous Dave's and no matter where we travel, if they have one, we will stop. This trip was no exception! The service was great and the food was, as always, FANTASTIC! We WILL come back again! Great job!

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

So delicious! Highly recommend the giant, big feast - it supposed to feed 4-6 adults and it does the job (we even fed the kiddos from it too). The staff was nice, but it took a little bit for our check to arrive. The Rootbeer was amazing. Pretty much after this meal I didn't even want dessert.

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Caledonia, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

i love the bbq here its all good that i have had so far the mac and cheese and beans and potatoe wedges awsome wish there was buttermilk bisquits instead of corn bread

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Grandville, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

There is nothing wrong here, and the staff is always friendly but I always walk away thinking they just missed it again. The food is never bad, but it always misses being anything special. The sides are fine but again, nothing special. The atmosphere is fine but... you get the idea. Need some bbq no problem, they've got it just... More

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Holland, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time and we loved the atmosphere. As we walked in we felt like we just walked into the wild west as there was antique decorations throughout the entire restaurant. We were quickly seated and given drinks our server took our order fast he was very friendly. While we waited we... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Love the BBQ Chicken and the pulled pork. They come with 2 sides and a cornbread muffin. Food just tastes so good to me.

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Norton Shores, MI
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We frequent this place because my husband enjoys it. Usually we share a Feast Platter, or we pick the two meat dish. We have been to a number of BBQ places in the south and I would rate the food pretty good. The service has always been very good. I have watched families enjoy a night out here, as well... More

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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124 reviews 124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Our family enjoys the ribs and selections of sauces always on the table. Relaxed atmosphere.

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