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1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Buckinghamshire, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

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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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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356 reviews 356 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
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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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Nebraska
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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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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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