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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
419-627-2324
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Ranked #12 of 159 restaurants in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Made the biggest mistake of getting carry out and taking it back to the hotel. The food was the bomb! We got the burnt tips for our dinner with side salads, AMAZING! We should have stayed on location, and ate at the picnic tables in front of the marina there on the bay. Beautiful location, and perfect to enjoy the... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We ate here for the first time on the 4th of July when we ordered carry out to eat on our boat. They lost our initial order, didn't ask for peoples names for other to-go orders and it was total chaos with no visible management or experienced leadership. When they finally did cook our order and we left with our... More

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Tecumseh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wait staff is friendly and provide excellent service. Famous Margaritas are wonderful. Ribs and sauces are awesome!!!

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East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We ate here twice during our recent Cedar Point trip and the food was amazing as always. The service was great as well. One night, we brought our friends along and they had never been to a Famous Daves before, our waitress, Kelsey was very welcoming and helpful in explaining all the different sauces to us and providing a sampling.... More

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Milford, Michigan
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our server was very good and had lots of personality, if you know what I mean! It was my first time eating at a Famous Dave's. Frankly, I wasn't that impressed wtih the food. It was just ok. However, it was a nice walk out of the park and down to the marina where this restaurant is located. The atmosphere... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food and service was great. The restaurant is in a great location. You can leave the park and walk to the restaurant which is very convenient.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Let's get this out of the way. The food is good. Famous Dave's never has given me bad food . My complaint is that I've been to other Famous Daves and these prices are much higher than the other places. I know its next to Cedar Point so I'm guessing that's part of it. I've eatin at many BBQ places... More

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I came here with a friend for dinner after a day at cedar point. We came in about 5 pm the resturant was about half full. Sat down looked at the menu and decided what we were going to eat and realized we hadnt seen a waiter yet. 10 mins before he greeted us. We ordered and got out food... More

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I absolutely love their jalapeno macaroni and cheese! It's spicy, and so good. Excellent barbecue and a nice choice of sauces.

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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a really good option while visiting Cedar Pointe. We came for Memorial Day weekend and the wait was very minimal. Lots of food options for the whole family. The desserts were a not miss!

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