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9911 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, OR 97220
503-493-9000
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beer and BBQ

The bartender Robert was very knowledgeable about all his 30 or 40 draft beers. When I ask him some local beers. He reccomended 4 and gave be a taste of each one.. I chose Arch Rock Gold Beach Larger and was not disapointed.... Robert then reminded me it was passed 9pm so happy hour prices went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
mike p
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Austin, Texas
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Portland, Oregon
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We've been eating barbecued brisket all across the southern part of the U.S. during our travels this year and last. Many of the places we've visited, I've reviewed. My rating is strictly for the brisket at this location. Compared to the dozens of other places we've had brisket, the brisket here is close to the bottom. There was no smoked... More 

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Austin, Texas
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The bartender Robert was very knowledgeable about all his 30 or 40 draft beers. When I ask him some local beers. He reccomended 4 and gave be a taste of each one.. I chose Arch Rock Gold Beach Larger and was not disapointed.... Robert then reminded me it was passed 9pm so happy hour prices went into effect... I had... More 

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Gresham, OR
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best barbeque in this area. Side dishes are good but not outstanding. Cornmeal muffins are out of this world. Wish they made hush puppies to be served with the fried catfish. The fish is seasoned nicely and tasty. The restaurant has a high noise level so not the best place to visit. Popular and usually crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

There food is amazing, best bbq hands down. Fast and friendly service. Great prices for portion sizes. Definitely coming back.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went here today after hearing about it from a few friends & the place was great. I ordered the 1/2 rack of saint Louis ribs & my wife got the 1/2 rack of baby back ribs. The service was excellent & each entree comes with cornbread & two sides. The meat wasn't exactly fall off the bone but everything was... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Cute little place. Enjoyed the atmosphere very much and our waiter was really great. Great service and he had quite an enjoyable personality. Friends got the baby back ribs, which they loved. I had to eat light, so I got the baked potato and it was really yummy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We will usually stop here for a beer and BBQ dinner when passing through Portland. The place is clean, family oriented, a nice "Texas / Kansas" style dry rub BBQ. Plenty of BBQ sauce choices. I like the spare ribs, half rack with Mac and cheese and coleslaw. My wife eats the pulled pork sandwich without the bun. The side... More 

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Blaine, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have been to Famous Dave's once before in Las Vegas and didn't like it, but that was a few years back so decided to try in Portland. Unfortunately, it wasn't any better than Vegas. Upon complaining about how tough my baby back ribs we're they did remove from the bill but not before the manager informed me they don't... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Food was excellent. Service great and very clean. Prices reasonable. Great BBQ sauce. Location at Cascades Mall

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Visited on the last day, for lunch, of a three day business visit to Oregon and Washington State. Was intending to revisit another restaurant but the BBQ smells won us over. There was a disappointing long wait for the table [our choice over a booth] for the six of us as the restaurant didn't seem that busy. There was a... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9911 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, OR 97220
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-493-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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