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Famous Dave's

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2883 King Avenue West, Billings, MT 59102
(406)-652-4880
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 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
Greatly Improved

Talk about a turn around. We ate at Famous Dave's when they first opened up in Billings and they just couldn't get anything right, service bad, food poorly prepared, staff very unfriendly and not comfortable with the menu. I swore we would never eat there again. Just so happened my men's group... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Jim C
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Billings
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Billings
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Talk about a turn around. We ate at Famous Dave's when they first opened up in Billings and they just couldn't get anything right, service bad, food poorly prepared, staff very unfriendly and not comfortable with the menu. I swore we would never eat there again. Just so happened my men's group had a dinner there and the food was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Speedy and friendly service. The food was really good! The brisket was not as good as what we've had in the past but otherwise we were very pleased.

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Port Orange, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My wife had a "Jack n' Stack" hamburger and I had a "Spicy Cajun" chicken sandwich and, even though they weren't bbq style, they were great! Service was good, food was good, nice stop for lunch. Can't wait to try some of their barbeque!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Love the speedy service and the BBQ this is one of our favorite restaurants to eat at. A must stop. Every famous Dave's has you in and out quickly

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Billings, Montana
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food at the Billings Famous Dave's is OK but is definitely, overpriced for the quantity that you receive. They charge $9.49 for a very small plate of B-Bone Memphis rib tips which I believe wasn't worth more than $2.50. Service was great but not great value for dollars spent.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Great food and service as usual. Love the outdoor seating in nice weather. Great setting with lots to do in the area.

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

First off, kudos for pretty darn good BBQ; so if you're into Americana-BBQ, give them a try. As for burgers, they're not much better than any other fast food take-away. Not at all impressed with their salads (but then no 'good' southern gentleman eats rabbit food, right?), and don't expect any kind of seafood selection (maybe salmon and a little... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Best ribs in Billings, MT.....I visit Billings every 3 months and always have a ribs dinner here. And, it is always good. Service is quick & friendly. A friendly sports bar with many TV screens provides a good distraction and there are several good beers on tap.

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Great Falls, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great atmosphere colorful outdoor western interior. BBQ was xlnt, BBQ beef sandwich unique in that meat is not sliced but cubed, great flavor with a variety of sauces. Server was outstanding in all regards. Will be on one of out places to eat whenever we go to Billings.

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is the greatest place on the west end to get BBQ. The smells coming out of there draw you in and make you want to eat there everyday. The patio is nice, the bar area is nice, the dining area is always clean and comfortable. If I had to pick a negative or turn a negative into a request,... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 2883 King Avenue West, Billings, MT 59102
Phone Number: (406)-652-4880
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2883 King Avenue West, Billings, MT 59102
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: (406)-652-4880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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