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Famous Dave's

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208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
First visit

Stopped by for a late lunch and enjoyed a brisket sandwitch. It was not a problem being seated and the service was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Alcoa, Tennessee
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is disappointing in most every way. We ordered the special of the night. Rib eye, potato and salad. Simple enough you'd think, right? It took for her but that's ok if the meal is good. However, when it did arrive it was a pitiful steak with a piece of toast. We were told the potato would be ready... More 

Thank laura l
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115 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have previously gone to Famous Dave's about once a month or so, and our last visit, we decided to try the pulled pork sandwiches. We were seated promptly in a nice booth, there were few customers, quiet environment. Our waitress was a bit too chatty for our tastes [and somewhat over familiar] but she was pretty attentive, although my... More 

Thank woodlandartist
Emlenton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were at the races and went exploring around Bristol/Knoxville area. Stopped for supper at Daves BBQ. They had the best brisket I have ever eaten--very tender and sliced thin great with Dave BBQ sweet sauce.We were with other family members 4 total so we tried the meal for 4--we got moe food than we could eat and it was... More 

Thank Laura M
Madisonville, Tennessee
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Usually the food is pretty good but not this time. Meat tasted great but sauces tore us up. Maybe sitting out too long?? Wings were awesome. Not sure what happened but they definitely dropped the ball on this one.

Thank bkent7604
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252 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stopped by for a late lunch and enjoyed a brisket sandwitch. It was not a problem being seated and the service was very good.

Thank WCUcody
Clarksville, Tennessee
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Good food, good service, reasonable price. I particularly like the Wilbur beans and the bread pudding. Usually have brisket or burnt ends. Never disappointed at Daves.

Thank HJK13
Florissant, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Looking for a place to eat at 830p and we were headed to Fuddrucks.. Husband loves Famous Dave's pickles so we took a chance (Typically we stick with our usual places to eat.) Hands down great choice I had a smoked cheddar burger and brisket in the hamburger is genius! He got the brisket plate with grilled pineapple! I would... More 

Thank glitzykel
Sevierville, Tennessee
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136 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I use to love famous daves, recently it hasn't been the greatest. The service is definitely lacking. We went about 5 on a week night, not many people there at all. The service was pretty horrid. We sat in the bar area and could see into the kitchen area it seemed as though every employee in building was back there... More 

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Sevierville, TN
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We stopped in here and were one of the few people in the restaurant. We were seated in the bar area at a booth and we could see the kitchen pass window. During our meal, it seemed every employee including the manager were eating and drinking every chance they got, in open view of us in the kitchen. This seemed... More 

Thank Eric R
Cumberland, Indiana
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107 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I am at Dave's enthusiast. This Daves was slightly different than the normal Dave's and had a really cozy environment, fantastic service, and the food was cooked perfectly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 18656949990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine


Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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?