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Famous Dave's

9911 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, OR 97220
503-493-9000
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Ranked #314 of 3,638 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Elkhart
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133 reviews 133 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Staff was awesome, Friendly and attentive. Food was great. Everything was hot and had great flavor. I have eaten at a few Famous Dave's but this one was better than the others.

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Portland, Oregon
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My daughter and I stopped here for dinner. Wde both like barbeque and Dave's does have reasonably tasty barbeque. My brisket was good, especially with added sauce. My daughter's ribs were OK but dry (she has had much better). The portions were ample and the sides OK. That said, we paid too much for what we received. Given that an... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a great chain restaurant, so you know what you are getting when you go. Service is always good and so is the BBQ. Highly recommend

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went with my boyfriend. I really liked their food, ordered half a rib which was way too much. Prepare to eat with your hands! Surprisingly not that expensive!

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Salem, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stopped by for a quick meal and a couple beers. The food was very decent and reasonably priced however discovered that the beers in the bar which is a nice place to eat and watch sports were very expensive. I mean $6.75 for a 16 ounce microbrew is a little much especially during what is normally happy hour. My... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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201 reviews 201 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

FD's is always a good place to get one's "fix" of ribs or chicken satisfied and this visit was no different. There are two good parts to this restaurant, one is the bar area, serving cold beer and giant screen tv for sports events and then there is the full dining room for groups and families. Bot offer good local... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went on a stormy Saturday night when much of Portland was without electricity. Of course, the restaurant was packed! Even though it was a very busy night we enjoyed an excellent meal and fantastic service. It was my first time at a Famous Dave's and I will be definitely seek this place out on my travels.

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Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

I have been to Famous Dave's in three different states. We have been going to the Portland location since it opened and usually as we send off visiting family to the airport. The BBQ is good, not great, but the sauces are what make this place worth the stop. I do like to mix some of the sauces to make... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

True great BBQ is found in the small, out of the way locations in a variety of regions across the country - Portland, OR is not one of them. This however, does not necessarily exclude them from offering good BBQ, even if it is a national chain. Famous Dave's does a good job of maintaining the quality and taste of... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had a group of over 10 people. There was a 30 minutes wait, even it was almost 9 pm. I ordered a Rib-n-Rib with 3 sides to share with two gals, as it's kind of late. The ribs were moist and tasty. The Grilled Pineapple Steaks were exceptional yummy. Will surely come back again.

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 9911 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, OR 97220
Phone Number: 503-493-9000
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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