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4355 W frontage RD, Owatonna, MN
(507) 455-2900
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  • English first
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English first
Mankato, Minnesota
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great Ribs... Shocking I know.... I cannot say there is anything distinguishable about this particular Famous Daves over the many others I have eaten at bu as usual I can say they have some great ribs and I love the variety of sauces!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Especially love the sweet tea and roll of paper towels on the table. Miss the ham and mustard sauce but do enjoy the new brisket bites with caramelized bbq sauce. Comfortable atmosphere too.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The service was pretty darn good or this would be a two star review. The manager on duty even stopped at the table to check on us early in the visit. What was good. The beef brisket & corn bread muffins were excellent. The Southside Rib Tips were tough & fatty. The Baby Back Ribs were seriously undercooked. Not very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The quality of food has deteriorated since our last visit. The brisket was undercooked and tough and the pulled pork was chunky and cold. The saving grace was the burnt ends, tasty and a generous portion

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We made this part of our destination toward the Owatonna direction as we enjoy eating at Famous Dave's. Unfortunately this experience was not the best. My husband's burnt ends were burnt fat. My daughter's chicken sandwich was dry and we had to ask for ranch dressing to help it go down. I asked if they still had the loaded baked... More 

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Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Not the best Famous Dave's experience. Ribs were dry and tough, brisket was tough and fries cold. Service was slow and they were not that busy.

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Lake of Ozarks
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went to Famous Dave's after traveling all day on the Saturday of July 4th weekend. Our server was very nice and helpful but the cooks were apparently understaffed and way behind on filling orders. The manager apologized and said she had called in the other manager to help. Everyone in the restaurant was mad at the terrible wait time... More 

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Pipestone, Minnesota, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Memphis style is the way to go! And have the green beans. Good place to visit with family over a meal.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

They only have the lunch special on weekdays, and they don't disclose that anywhere. They should have a large sign on the front door mentioning this.

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Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Ordered over $125 worth of food, picked up the order and opened at home to find 8 items worth over $40 not included. How can you screw up an order this bad. Not the first time this has happened at this location. It will be the last time as I threw their menu in the recycling. Plenty of other places... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 4355 W frontage RD, Owatonna, MN
Phone Number: (507) 455-2900
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Owatonna
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 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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