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320 South Ave., mall of america, Bloomington, MN 55420
952-854-0225
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11:15 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 28
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If You Like BBQ... Look No Further!

I was on business and had a craving for BBQ. One of my coworkers recommended that I visit FD, and I was glad that I did. They have awesome ribs and the 'Devil's Spit' sauce was the ticket. Would I go again? Oh yeah (If only there was one closer to my home!)

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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San Diego, California
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Oldtown, Idaho, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Super size meals! We ordered a sampler and everything tasted great! Service was fast, helpful and friendly.

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San Diego, California
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I was on business and had a craving for BBQ. One of my coworkers recommended that I visit FD, and I was glad that I did. They have awesome ribs and the 'Devil's Spit' sauce was the ticket. Would I go again? Oh yeah (If only there was one closer to my home!)

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Famous Dave's used to be one of our favorite places to go for barbeque, but the quality slipped and we stopped going. However, we were in the area and needed to eat supper so we gave them a try. We ordered the St. Louis-N-Baby Back Ribs for $23.99, a kid's Chicken Tenders for $4.79, a Tender Platter for $12.99, and... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We brought our whole family here for dinner after Christmas. They accommodated our large party quickly, the service was fast, the waitress was friendly, the suggestions were excellent, the food was outstanding. I had never been here before, I would definitely go again. Excellent experience.

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Buenos Aires
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Tried once again but with the while family. Kids menu great and I went with a feast for 2 that easely 3 or 4 can eat a well variety of ribs, brisket, chicken, colesalad, beans, best sweet corn in years and great fries. You can swap any item for other on the menu. It Was a little pricy but once... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Famous Dave's is always a good choice. Clean and the customer service was good. Only one complaint, you have to go out into the mall to get to the bathroom. Frustrating to have to leave the restaurant and go out to the mall to use the restroom.

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Bixby, Oklahoma
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32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was such a lackluster meal and for the money we really felt ripped off. Our server was below average and the food was worse. We used to have a Famous Dave's in Tulsa and it was never this bad. Surprised to see this one is open! If given the chance to do it over, I think I would have... More 

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Minneapolis
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262 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

They have 3 tvs at the bar and on a Saturday night it was easy for our group of 3 to sit down right away and watch the college football game with not waiting. Will be back again.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We waited 10 minutes at lunch, and then were seated. We ordered two all American barbecue feasts, and were able to have a little bit of everything. It was cool, clean, and comfortable. A good experience. **there is no bathroom in this restaurant. You have to go out into the mall to use the restroom".

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I live right across the Street from Famous Daves so when I am in the mood for Barbecue that is where I go! They have a great selection of food besides barbecue as well. The Calhoun Square location and the Normandale location is where I go the most, but i have eaten at pretty much all of the locations in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 South Ave., mall of america, Bloomington, MN 55420
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 952-854-0225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm

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