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Famous Dave's

1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Auburn, PA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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322 reviews 322 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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Minot, North Dakota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I always ring the bell...because the meals are always awesome and the atmosphere is a solid family environment, thanks for the awesome ribs and sauces

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Miami, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

fun place. great menu.lots of choices. food really delicious. EASY and very reasonable. we were couples , but looked very good for families.

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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Been to Famous Dave's several times before in different areas. The service was great. The meal quality and portion size was "meh".

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South Dakota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My children are addicted to Famous Dave's food, and anytime we travel I am required to seek one out. The food is always pretty much spot on for consistency. This particular location in Rapid city had very good service. We did, however, find some of the food was quite fatty on this particular dining experience. Something we hadn't experienced before.... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Although famous for their brisket (well-deserved), the most enjoyable part of a visit to Famous Dave's is the banana pudding. You have to get there before the noon rush to get your portion as it does sell out. Highly recommended.

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Sacramento, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had to wait a few minutes for a table but it was well worth the wait. The ribs are GREAT. We liked the fact that you got to choose you sauce. Our waiter was very new and it seemed like the entire staff was there to help him out. That was some great teamwork, they must have a good manager.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A front desk person from our lodging site recommended Famous Dave's for the best Bar-b-cue. They were right. It was my wife's favorite, bar none!

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

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

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