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2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Found by accident, will be back on purpose

Everything was great, the food, the decor, the waitress was fantastic, we will definitly be back. The combo appetizer is a delicious variety and enough for a meal. The whole experience made you feel they appreciated your patronage.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Richard G
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Spokane, Washington
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  • Late Night
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Spokane, Washington
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Everything was great, the food, the decor, the waitress was fantastic, we will definitly be back. The combo appetizer is a delicious variety and enough for a meal. The whole experience made you feel they appreciated your patronage.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The ribs were 100% perfect. Chicken was awesome as were all the sides. This trip the brisket was terrible. It was dry and pasty. I told the manager and they brought me some hot sorta moist but still not as good as it has been in past brisket. Overall this trip was above average. But my favorite food is brisket,... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times and food has always been good! The portions are large, the staff are friendly and you can join their club and get a free item on your birthday. Good BBQ food and a warm atmosphere!

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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

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

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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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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
1 review
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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276 reviews 276 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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