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1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
605-341-2115
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 38
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    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
Pretty good bbq, nice staff

My daughter and I tried this place and came away happy. She had a kid's meal (ribs) and enjoyed the taste of the ribs. I had a bit more, the feast for one, and really enjoyed the brisket and ribs. The chicken was less good--it actually seemed a bit undercooked--but overall quite a plate of food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Michael P
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Vestal, New York
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Vestal, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I tried this place and came away happy. She had a kid's meal (ribs) and enjoyed the taste of the ribs. I had a bit more, the feast for one, and really enjoyed the brisket and ribs. The chicken was less good--it actually seemed a bit undercooked--but overall quite a plate of food that I didn't come... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The Feast for Two was more like a feast for 3. We had plenty left over. It would have cost the same amount for two separate entrees, so I'm happy.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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81 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We've eaten at Famous Dave's all across the country and have never been disappointed. This visit was what we've come to expect; exceptionally friendly service, very good food, and reasonable prices. We've been to Lockhart, TX and all the famous BBQ places like Black's, Kreuz Market, and Smitty's, and frankly, I'll take Famous Dave's ribs any day.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Kids $1.00 kids meal and the food and atmosphere is great. A super BarBQ and meal for all! Great for playing I-Spy with the kids, the walls are full!

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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83 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We arrived with a business group of about 30 with reservations. Our very long table was waiting. We ordered five samplers for appetizers which were a hit. I went for the two meat plate with beef brisket and baby back ribs. The ribs were fantastic. But the high light of the meal was the piece of corn bread. The speed... More 

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Nebraska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We like the atmosphere, and the weekday lunch choices are a great value. Grilled pineapple makes a wonderful side.

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Union Center, South Dakota
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116 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: 605-341-2115

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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