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Famous Dave'sBBQ

2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
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Ranked #36 of 241 Restaurants in Missoula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Missoula, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

First time Visit was very memorable. Staff was very friendly and willing to find out information for a person with food allergies. Food was great and they sent my husband home with a bottle of bbq sauce since it was our first time visiting :) Was very happy with the choice my friends made for our families to meet here... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We enjoy the atmosphere and the food. It is close to our house for convenience and to many hotels on the west end of town. The staff is friendly and attentive. It is relatively quiet and we can actually talk to one another while there. The food was served hot and tasty (like the cornbread especially.) I suspect the food... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very good food!! Best bbq I ever had looks really cool inside. An staff is friendly! Nothing bad to say about here sooooo good!!! Spent 2 days in Missoula an ate here both days its that good.

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Vaughn, Montana, United States
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100 reviews 100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was where my husband wanted to go for his birthday. They don't have much I can eat, but it was his special meal. I ended up with a baked potato, corn on the cob, chicken with wild rice soup and a corn muffin. Considering what I found that I could eat, it was all very good. The corn was... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Our waiter made our dinner. What a great guy! The food wasgreat (always is) but he made us feel like we were the only people in the crowded room. Ribs as tender as butter, spicy sausage to die for...you name it, we were in heaven. One management error? They dropped White Zin from their wines. A current trend that is... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Missoula is far from a "Mecca" when it comes to fine dining, and that's especially true of the gauntlet of restaurants that are scattered up and down Reserve Street, but I'm afraid Dave's Famous Barbeque is no exception to this. We've dined there twice over the past summer and we probably won't be visiting it again anytime soon, because quite... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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224 reviews 224 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are much better rib places in the area.Famous Dave's presents a delightful log cabin in which to serve customers in a grand way, but it doesn't really deliver. It is the "neat" version of traditional ribs where they are weighed before they leave the kitchen. The wild rice soup and corn muffins are very good and the ribs not... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We ended up being able to have supper here on our way back to Canada. The Place sort of has the Montana's Restaurant vibe to it walking in, just on the Décor aspect of it. We ordered the Burnt Ends, Rib Tips and we each had the Brisket. All of the Meals we had we very Tasty, we couldn't finish... More 

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Stevensville, Montana
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165 reviews 165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

John was our lunch time server and we both had the meat combo. Barb-q chicken was tender and I had the Catfish for a side, and my Wife, the pulled pork. Ample servings and John did an excellent job as a Server!

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Washington State
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have seen some newer reviews that this restaurant is not as good as it used to be, but we did not think that true. We were there on a busy night, so the food was freshly prepared, not dry at all as noted in some reviews.

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Additional Information about Famous Dave'sBBQ

Address: 2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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