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Famous Dave's

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4406 South Campbell Avenue, Springfield, MO 65810
(417)877-8646
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, excellent service

I don't normally write reviews of chain restaurants but this visit was cause for an exception. The BBQ is very good. What sets this restaurant apart is the service. The manager makes sure she visits with all guests. She made sure my 10 year old daughter felt special being there. There are many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Bill S
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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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Springfield, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Table of 8 , I ordered the "catfish" I say that because it was like fish poop, it was horrible tasting they were soggy and limp and looked worse than frozen fish sticks!! But I replaced with a BBQ brisket sandwich and it was great . so be warned!!!

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Willard, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food is just ok. They became more commercialized than really putting out great BBQ. I would go back if someone else wanted to go that is from out of town..

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We ordered the two meat combo, rib tips and hot links for my friend and rib tips and pulled pork for me. Hot link was best out of these meats. I thought tips were dry and pulled pork was only ok. I have had better in several places. Mac and cheese is spicy hot-good if you like jalapeños but ewwww... More 

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I don't normally write reviews of chain restaurants but this visit was cause for an exception. The BBQ is very good. What sets this restaurant apart is the service. The manager makes sure she visits with all guests. She made sure my 10 year old daughter felt special being there. There are many places for BBQ but here you will... More 

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Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We ordered the feast for two because we could not decide what to get. Everything on the platter was absolutely DELICIOUS! The ribs were by far the best part...we only wished that we would have had more. The cost for the amount of food is amazing. We fed 3 people from our "feast" and still had food to take home.... More 

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Springfield, MO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This might not be the very best BBQ in Missouri, or even in the Springfield metro area, but I'd rate in pretty near the top. Lots a choices on the menu and prices are reasonable. Also very family-friendly. There's also a limited amount of outdoor seating.

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Monette, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Wonderful service and atmosphere! You've got to try Dave's Sampler & enjoy some of their wonderful barbecue. We will definitely be back our next time in town. Located on the same road as Bass Pro Shop

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were seated quickly and got our appetizer within minutes of ordering (which is important when traveling with children). We all split the feast for one and everything was amazing. Some of the best St. Louis style ribs anywhere. BBQ chicken was tender and juicy. After our meal the manager came over to check on us and gave us a... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Dad was in town for a visit and we decided tp stop and eat at Famous Dave's for an early dinner (4:30pm). We were seated immediately. We were sat in a both at the rear of the restaurant. Two other groups had already been seated. We waited long enough that one of the tables got up and left. After a... More 

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Virginia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great interior design along with BBQ that is always the same, I'm never disappointed with Famous Dave's. Plus, next door is the best frozen custard in the world, Andy's.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4406 South Campbell Avenue, Springfield, MO 65810
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: (417)877-8646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?