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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
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  • 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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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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8 reviews
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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
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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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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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

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

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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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