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1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 3
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  • 7
    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 Restaurant

We had a Lunch here and all our food was tasty and well prepared. Pleasant atmosphere, even if it´s a chain.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Eva E
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Union Center, South Dakota
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159 reviews 159 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

I love southern BBQ. Hard to find a good BBQ place in SD, and this one didn't make the cut. Pulled pork sandwiches were so-so. I don't mind chains if the food is good. They are rather pricy IMO. I can get better tasting BBQ in a tub at the grocery store for now.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a Lunch here and all our food was tasty and well prepared. Pleasant atmosphere, even if it´s a chain.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

OK, they have a new promotion for salmon tacos. I know this is a ribs & BBQ joint however, they just messed this up. The portions for the pork/beef are fairly huge. The size for these tacos were very very minimal. Its like they ran out. The food took forever!!!! 20 mins at least. I would go back for BBQ.... More 

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Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have dined at several Famous Dave's in different parts of the country. Unfortunately, the Rapid City restaurant since it opened has been a bit of a disappointment. We have eaten here several times only because we are BBQ lovers. We usually have the Brisket and it is consistently different every time. This time, the Brisket was hard and dry.... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The service was excellent; the ambience is a combination of random artifacts which are fun to look at and may evoke memories of times past. Portions are generous and you may get a kick out of how they are served. Combination platter for two will yield generous leftovers which you can take home for another meal.

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Buckinghamshire, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Visiting the area with my teenage son I looked up BBQ restaurants we tried Famous Dave’s. Having stuffed ourselves on the excellent wings and ribs, my son insisted we repeated it all again the following day. Between us we tried the various wings and ribs preparations and they were all excellent.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

If you want anything BBQ , defiantly go here! There food is amazing and well worth the price! There corn bread is to die for! I truly hate corn bread, but love there's! The staff is very friendly and the place its self makes you feel very welcomed! I would recommend this place!

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Auburn, PA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Ate here the other night with my wife and daughter. By the recommendation of the waitress, we got the "dinner for two" for the 3 of us as the portions would be more than adequate and she was right. The dinner consisted of BBQ ribs, chicken, pork, baked beans, corn - all very good. Waitress was very good, fast turnaround... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

i ordered pork and brisket combo. it was way too spicy for me to eat. i finally had to reorder something different because all their pork,brisket and ribs came one way,everything connected to bbq entrees would be to spicy for me to eat. i ordered chicken fingers, they were ok, but i really had a taste for bbq.if i had... More 

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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374 reviews 374 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you are looking for a decent BBQ restaurant with good service, Famous Dave's is a good choice. We've been to several Famous Dave's Restaurants and they are consistently good and the staff are well trained. This place did give a Military Discount, which was a plus. We would stop here again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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