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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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355 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 740-3180
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ for All

We love BBQ and Famous Dave's, even though it's a chain, is one of our fav's to eat at. Food is always good, staff good, and prices are not too bad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Sheilarae71
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Duluth, Minnesota
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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We love BBQ and Famous Dave's, even though it's a chain, is one of our fav's to eat at. Food is always good, staff good, and prices are not too bad.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food is of course typical Famous Dave's fare, which I happen to love even if it is a chain! The location is great: in Canal Park, and an easy walk from most locations in Canal Park. We walked from our hotel (Canal Park Lodge). Service was really good, and prompt. We got our food much quicker here than when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I don't know of a person who doesn't love Famous Dave's. We have been to this location a few times and love it. The atmosphere is a great experience and the food is better. They have a sauce for everyone on their wide variety of meat choices. The ribs are delicious and filling, the brisket was juicy and tender and... More 

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Marion, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Had Dave's Revenge hot sauce and it was not only breathtaking, but was fabulous! Sweet tea was great, service was good. Had the traditional wings and ribs. Meal came with two sides with multiple choices.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

When we crave BBQ, we go to Famous Dave's. Always good food and good service at a wonderful location!!

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Tomahawk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was so delicious! We stopped for an early dinner and we're not disappointed. Awesome service and great food.

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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I'm not sure if Canal Park brings us to Famous Dave's or if Famous Dave's brings us to Canal Park.... I think it's the latter. :) We love this location and great BBQ. A treat anytime we're in town. Always good service. We go in the off season when it's quiet. Great lunch deals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went here because our hotel was nearby (The Inn On Lake Superior) and ordered the boneless wings for about $10 I believe and there was a lot of them (I had plenty left over). The wings were so good and the staff were very nice! We will be coming back next time we're in Duluth.

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Saginaw, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went there for my birthday and it was a surprise party for me. Yes I was surprised. Most people had ribs or brisket. This was also the first time my 2 grandsons had the chance to eat Dave's ribs. They were both a little hesitant but the youngest one caught on quick. He did a pretty good job of cleaning... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Every time I am in town I always stop here! It's one of my favorites. My food was amazing and the staff were great as well. It is very reasonably priced and if you love BBQ you will fall in love with this place!

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's Barbeque

Address: 355 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone Number: (218) 740-3180
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 355 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN 55802
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: (218) 740-3180

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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