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Famous Dave's

1718 Eglin Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
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Ranked #60 of 206 Restaurants in Rapid City
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 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
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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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custer s dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Love the the choices on there menu . And that they have a awesome to go . Private door for there to go and pick up . Delicious homemade mac and cheese . Great staff . A must if you are in Rapid . Ribs are delicious. I got a full rack to go . Love love there muffins .

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BRISTOL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I always eat at a Famous Dave's when I am somewhere there is one. The one in Stapleton (Denver) was so good I ate there three nights in a row. For the one in Rapid City the service was excellent, the staff friendly and helpful but as one reviewer said below the BBQ (brisket) was dry. I will still seek... More

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We walked into the place at about 845pm asked if we could sit on bar side. Hostess said yes seat yourself. There were only 4 other tables filled in the place and I saw one table being helped by two different servers but we were not acknowledged even with eye contact. After about 10 minutes we saw a waitress seat... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Love barbeque! We did the feast for 1 and it fed us both! We have found that most restaurants' portion sizes are generous enough that 1 meal makes 2 "human-sized" meals!

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