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1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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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: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 34
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
campfireIndiana
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Indiana
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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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104 reviews 104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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368 reviews 368 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?