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Famous Dave's

7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
612-416-4600
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Ranked #6 of 92 restaurants in Maple Grove
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Been to Famous Dave's many times since it's close to where we live. It is a casual "down home" atmosphere. Tried another BBQ place in Maple Grove but wasn't as good as Dave's. The sauce is good and there are other choices at the table if you want it spicier. You can also order without the sauce if you don't... More

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Sioux Falls
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This is a chain restaurant that specializes in ribs. The ribs are very good....from a midwest perspective that might nor truly appreciate the finer points of BBQ. I have been to several Famous Dave's locations, and they are all pretty much the same...and all pretty dependable in the quality of service and food. They feature several local craft beers, which... More

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Team went for lunch price was bit high but food was good. Staff and service was very good. It was with in walking distance from our hotel.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Warm and inviting restaurant on a cold night. Good steak and ribs. Go for the pecan pie. Chatty TMI waitress was annoyingly nosey and loud.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Dave's has recently began offering 3 different styles of Flat Iron Steak. We ordered one of them this evening. It was excellent. We each got the "Savory Flat Iron" which is topped with a garlic butter and comes with loaded garlic mashed potatoes and Texas Toast. What a wonderful meal! The steak came exactly as we ordered it - rare... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

We visit Maple Grove several times a year and Famous Dave's is a must visit! Had dinner there last night and per usual it was great. We like their regular ribs and ask for middles as we don't like the crusty ends. They are more than happy to accommodate us. We split a half slab and with the 2 sides... More

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Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I eat at FD a couple times a mouth. Today's visit was the first time to order a burger. It was very good. I had the Jacked and Stacked medium well. It was a perfectly cooked burger patty with Texas brisket mixed in and topped with a huge load of fried onion stings. The bun was soft and grilled. I... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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62 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We love Famous Daves. It's a hit with family members too. We meet brother-in-law and his wife for dinner often. Super ribs, chicken, brisket, sausages and even have cat fish. Not usually found in midwest restaurants and it's excellent. Very reasonable lunch menu. A large verity of BBQ sauces and they have the best baked beans in the world.

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Illinois
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16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We were in town to visit relatives and had heard good things about Famous Dave's so tried this one because it was the closest. My aunt and I had the ribs and my wife and cousin had the brisket. There was more grizzle than meat on the ribs and the brisket was tough and chewy. The cornbread and beans were... More

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Alexandria, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Our business lunch was from this restaurant and everyone raved about it. The food was hot and very tasty. Lots of meat on the ribs.I have been to this restaurant in other cities and they all seem to take pride in their food and it is always good.

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