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Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Was ok bbq...not the best....bagged salads...brisket is fatty...they used to be good when they first opened but seemed to have cheapened up...

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Bowmanville, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Myself and 2 colleges went to Famous Dave's for dinner. They passed with flying colours again. Great food and drinks at an amazing price. Thank you Jenny for great service.

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Ann Arbor
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had dinner here on a Friday evening, arriving early enough to be seated right away. There are many TVs up on the walls showing mostly sports, which is pretty typical for BBQ joints around here. Our server was friendly and was able to accommodate our request to split dinners. We had a combination of pulled pork, chicken and ribs,... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We always have a good experience at Famous Dave's. I have to be gluten free and they are always very informed about what I can and cannot have. This is a tremendous help, since finding safe gluten free can be a problem. We are always happy with our servers and whatever food we try is pretty tasty.

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We don't have a Famous Dave's where we're from, in Ohio. Discovered it. Loved it. Love good BBQ. Hubby and I got some to go, since they were about to close when we walked in, and picnicked outside. The next day, we picked up our daughter and her friend and all went to another location in Westland, and ate dinner... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This used to be one of my favorites but since the last year that they removed the pecan pie from their dessert menu I assumed it would be one of my last visits. This year I was there and the food (taste and presentation) was lower quality than other years. They need to really work on bring this restaurant to... More 

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Fresnillo, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Some colleagues from the office took me to this place on an overnight trip I did to Detroit. Staff was friendly, the place was well ambiented and the food! Oh my! These ribs have been one of the best treats I've ever had regarding BBQ. Also that little cupcake on my plate made my day. I dont know if it... More 

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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Besides the fact that the food was TO DIE FOR the caterers were terrific. Yvonne and Rick were on focus! They served, made sure food was stocked, set up and cleaned up, communicated, and circulated to pick up plates and make sure everyone was taken care of. It was a birthday celebration and Dave's made it possible for everyone to... More 

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162 reviews 162 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times over the years it has been open and I still find it an experience to look forward to. A relaxed casual atmosphere and an great menu. For a them style restaurant it does things tastefully and offers delicious food and cold refreshments too that are welcome. Service is fast and efficient and... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan, Usa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a great restaurant for BBQ, and Blue's type music (in the background) if that's your thing. All of the BBQ here is good especially St. Louis style ribs. Catfish fillets also real good. Order the Wilbur beans - you won't be sorry. Salmon Pate for an appetizer is outstanding. Servers are all pretty good and all of the... More 

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Address: 43350 Crescent Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
Phone Number: (248) 735-1111
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
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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