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43350 Crescent Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
(248) 735-1111
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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, Lunch

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ

I have taken a number of people from the south to this restaurant . They all say it is great BBQ. I am not a big fan of the restaurant but a lot of my friends love it. What can I say. It is not my favorite place but a lot of people love it. I may be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
JeffreyTravel
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Clarkston, Michigan
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West Chester, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We met our family here after a drive to Michigan, and the BBQ is very good. The staff did a great job for the 6 of us, and the food was great! We had enough to take home and get two additional meals out of the leftovers! They are a chain, but are no longer in our part of Ohio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We wish there was a location closer to us and we would be there weekly! They have the best St Louis style ribs! They are consistently perfect every single time. Beer is ice cold, service is always fast and friendly! We need a location in Livingston county!

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Do not recommend this place to anyone. Even if you love love love BBQ food. Its nasty and the whole inside is sticky and gross. You can hear your shoes sticking to the floor.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Very mediocre for Dave's. Waitress must have had a date....oh except for when it was check time. Then she was nowhere to be found. Had the featured Short Ribs; small portion and under-cooked. They were tough and chewy. This location is definitely sub-par for Dave's.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have taken a number of people from the south to this restaurant . They all say it is great BBQ. I am not a big fan of the restaurant but a lot of my friends love it. What can I say. It is not my favorite place but a lot of people love it. I may be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a good mixed plate of BBQ like spare ribs, pulled pork, etc. The interieur is simple but "funny"

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novi, mi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Over priced, You get fast food atmosphere at an expensive priced. The burgers are over priced but the milk shakes are worth the extra $. Ok if you are in a hurry an want to eat a greasy burger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I'm not a huge bbq fan, but my better half is, so I (being a fair minded person) suggested we go here. We were seated fairly quick, 5 min wait. We decided on getting the feast for 2. And wow was it. Ribs, half a chicken, pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, fried potatoes and 2 cornbread muffins. All I can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have never had a bad meal here. Never. The drinks are awesome. The food is divine. Boy! Do they know barbecue. Mmmmm. Love this place. Love it. Love it. Love it.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited this restaurant while attending the Novi golf show. I've eaten at Famous Daves restaurants before but this time I was alone and wanted a quick meal and ate at bar. Ordered the combo of St. Louis ribs and chopped pork and both were wonderful and the best Ribs I've had in a long time. Came with FF and 2... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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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