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Famous Dave's

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

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ

Stumbled into here on a rainy Portland night and were pleasantly surprised. I had the half rack of ribs and side of brisket with slaw and chips and very good. My wife had another style of ribs and also very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2016
john B
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Bend, Oregon
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Pace, Florida
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great parking, clean facilities, good service. They brought out complementary sampler appetizers. Brisket was a little overcooked & salty. Ribs were tasty. Mac & cheese & beans were the best part of the meal.

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Goldendale, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here many times. Waitstaff is always amazing. Never have had a question of the quality of service or food.

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Edmonton, Alberta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great meal there. Was in town on business and I wanted to go back the next night but alas, we didn't.

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Kalama, Washington
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have left 2 other reviews here the past 6 months, both unfavorable. However we love BBQ and used to enjoy eating at Famous Dave's, so we stopped by again on a whim this past Thursday evening while shopping at Cascade Station. We were pleasantly surprised! Sauces back on the table, complimentary chips, new menus! Our St Louis style ribs,... More 

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Thank Scott B
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great choice for BBQ! Burnt ends are the best part. Generous portions and good service. Enough variety for everyone to find something they like.

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Bend, Oregon
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Stumbled into here on a rainy Portland night and were pleasantly surprised. I had the half rack of ribs and side of brisket with slaw and chips and very good. My wife had another style of ribs and also very good.

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Thank john B
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

So I'm at Famous Dave's Cascade Station last night (12/22/15) with my mom & niece. A homeless man comes in and they sit him in the booth behind us, and gave him a glass of water. About 15min goes by & we ask the waitress if he was homeless or was trying to order a meal and she says that... More 

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Kasilof, Alaska
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you like barbeque, try Famous Dave's. Wide variety of ribs to choose from with sizeable portions. Tasty sauces, good side dishes, we were definitely full. While very busy, people were being seated within a reasonable time. Also seemed very family friendly.

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Thank CatWest50
Kailua, Hawaii
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I'm not much of a western style barbecue person but had my first brisket here and it was amazing. i could cut it with my fork!

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Thank OahuBandMom
Seattle, WA
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We were staying across the street at Hyatt Place after coming in from Bend and didn't want to get back in car and do any more driving. Ended up here, and expected typical chain restaurant service and food. It was delicious and we raved about the food for the rest of the weekend. Wife and I shared a Pork/Brisket plate... More 

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Thank Scott H

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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, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?