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Famous Dave's

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7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
612-416-4600
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Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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
Much Improved

I've been eating at this restaurant off and on for over a decade. Only recently would I consider the service and food good again. I recommend this restaurant for a good, casual, and relatively inexpensive meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
HBR2000
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Families with children
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've been eating at this restaurant off and on for over a decade. Only recently would I consider the service and food good again. I recommend this restaurant for a good, casual, and relatively inexpensive meal.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The food is very good here, service is very quick, waiter/waitress are very nice. Nice atmosphere, not too loud, but not a fine dining experience. Definitely an excellent family restaurant.

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Edgeley, North Dakota
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had gone out to eat for Mother's Day. We were told the wait would be about 35 minutes, which we understood. We were the first of the large parties (5 or more) to want seating. After about 30 minutes, two other 5 people parties who came in after us were seated before ours. When we asked about our names... More 

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Bagley, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I love bbq and this is the place to get the best bbq in the whole area. Famous Dave's has always been one of my personal favorites.

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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I know this is a chain but I am often amazed at how good the food is at famous Dave's. My family and I had recently visited this restaurant for dinner on Sunday night. First of all our server was fantastic. We ordered also was fantastic I have a three meat combo chicken brisket and ribs and all three were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I wish this chain would be consistent. Some places are fabulous and others horrid. This is in between with decent food and a nice staff.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Went to Famous Dave's for dinner with the family for my birthday. There was a little bit of a wait about 10 minutes. It took a little bit to get our food but it was worth it, our food was delicious and there was a lot of it. I thought our waiter Daniel C. did a great job checking on... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The service was very good and I always appreciate a waiter who is willing to provide their opinion on what they and other patrons like and don't like as much. I find that at this restaurant from more than one person.

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Winkler, Canada
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to Famous Dave's for the first time. They explained the menu and what they like to eat they let us taste all the bbq sauces so we knew what we were ordering. They even gave us a bottle of bbq sauce. I will stop at that one again when we are in the area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ordered about 5pm on a Saturday. Called it in. Order taker seemed to be having some trouble, but read back of order was correct. Food (Cheeseburger, ribs, and two desserts) was ready on time. Had to request utensils. Got back to the hotel room and discovered that the burger was not well done as requested, was not ketchup as requested... More 

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Address: 7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone Number: 612-416-4600
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Maple Grove
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Maple Grove
  • Phone Number: 612-416-4600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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