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Famous Dave's

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2131 Snelling Ave. S., Roseville, MN 55113
651-633-4800
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
World's BEST Bbq!

I love any chance to dine at Famous Dave's, so when visiting Minnesota recently we got the opportunity to have dinner here. My friends and I have long dined at various location Famous Dave's and the consistent quality is always great. This location lived up to that tradition of excellent food and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
gadgetguy63
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Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Families with children
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Madison, Wisconsin
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476 reviews 476 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
369 helpful votes 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love any chance to dine at Famous Dave's, so when visiting Minnesota recently we got the opportunity to have dinner here. My friends and I have long dined at various location Famous Dave's and the consistent quality is always great. This location lived up to that tradition of excellent food and atmosphere. The rich, smoky flavor of their meaty... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Just stopped in, did not know of this chain of restaurants. But will keep a look out for. The ribs are cooked perfect. The burger was fantastic, great barbeque flavor. The restaurant is simple, clean and comfortable. You feel like you are out back at barbeque.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Four of us went for dinner and had the All American - it was such a treat! Adequate for all of us and we had to ask for doggie bags.the chicken, ribs and corn bread were splendid! Excellent atmosphere for families

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Famous dave's is NEVER a disappointment. Portions are large enough to enjoy them a '2nd day'. Just wish my favorite desert, bread pudding, ('gold standard for anyone else's) wasn't so expensive....how to choose? ribs?? vs bread pudding'?? then I saw that the portion size was smaller than I remembered, so glad I didn't order it

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A friend of mine and I had lunch at Famous Dave's-Roseville. We arrived at 1100 hrs and placed our order at the counter attended by some very friendly people. I ordered the Rib N Rib combo and my friend had the country style chicken. Orders were served at the table by a very friendly server followed by several visits thereafter... More 

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detroit
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I always get their beef brisket, so I can't comment on other items, though people I go with always seem to like what they order. I love the beef brisket and rich and sassy sauce. Good baked beans, typical potato salad, but good. Wait staff is nice, though they do want to tell you the "Famous Dave story" or "have... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I enjoy Famous Dave's, "blacken tips". What a great idea, to serve some of the most flavorable pieces of meat. I do not enjoy the walk up and order, then wait for the food to be delivered, must it is what is at this store. All menu items are good to very good.

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Villa Park, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I have been here a couple of times for dinner and always enjoy the BBQ. They do a KC style BBQ which is one of my favorites. I was disappointed they no longer have the wild rice soup on the menu anymore but I guess I will survive. This is a order at the counter and they bring your food... More 

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I've had Dave's several times at a Rib Cookoff in Sparks, NV so I was really looking forward to having dinner here. Yum, yum, and yum! Large portions and great food. Only disappointment was I was unable to eat at the restaurant since a large group of adults and children arrived right before I did. They had a take out... More 

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Eindhoven
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

fabulous bbq, not as good as Memphis TN, but getting there. Dont bother with desert, however. Have some more ribs!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2131 Snelling Ave. S., Roseville, MN 55113
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: 651-633-4800

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?