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Famous Dave's

208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 694-9990
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Ranked #80 of 963 Restaurants in Knoxville
Price range: $10 - $20
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Morristown, Tennessee
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Yes, the food is splendid. The best BBQ pork that I have ever had. The sides were also very tasty. We had the cole slaw and the mashed sweet potatoes. NO for service. We were there at 2 o'clock on a week day afternoon. They had only a few customers to serve but did a very poor job. My wife... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

While Famous Daves is a chain, the Famous Daves in Knoxville used to be pretty decent for chain bbq. My recent visit will be my last, however. I ordered a pulled pork plate and the bbq was very dry and overcooked. The sides tasted as if they were straight out of a can. I think they the management or the... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Meals were priced pretty good for the amount of food you get. The Ribs and Brisket was great. Sides were also excellent. Staff seemed a little unfriendly, but may have been just because it was raining.... I will def go back for the food.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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141 reviews 141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It has been a few yrs since we have been to this restaurant. We got there around 2pm and it took several minutes to be seated. Once seated our order was taken promptly....it took FOREVER to get our food. Turns out they lost our ticket in the kitchen! Once they figured it out we got our food quickly (i would... More 

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Philadelphia, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've dined here at least six times since mid-March (it's now October), and I can honestly say that we have not had a single bad experience. In fact, it's consistently great food and friendly, good service that keeps us coming back for more. This visit, we started with the Sweetwater Catfish strips for an appetizer, and OMG, they were *awesome*.... More 

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Haughton, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Josh was GR8 & very conscientious in providing EVERYTHING I needed in my curbside order (right down to the plates, cutlery, napkins and wet-wipes)! Food is WONDERFUL & you get BOAT-LOADS of it for the price-TWO can easily share one entrée!!

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Painted Post, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's not often that I enjoy every item that we get. Dave's was very good. The brisket was sliced correctly, not fatty. The pork was juicy. The beans were good, the cornbread good. Ok we did not eat the corn on the cob as it was frozen, but everything else including the choice of sauces was great. The service was... More 

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Tennessee, USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Yes, it's a barbecue place, but their burgers, made with the addition of beef brisket, seem to be the best around (we've done our own comparisons). Having been there several times, we observe that service is usually quite good, the food plentiful (maybe too much so), and that everything we've tried has been good (we are now rather stuck on... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I ordered the pulled pork with barbecue chips and steamed broccoli. The chips were the best part of the meal. Pork was a little fatty. For the price I was a little disappointed. $20 for a quick dinner.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I was excited when I saw this place after randomly leaving the highway for lunch. It's the type of place I usually like. We wanted to keep on driving, so I went in for carry-out. I got my wife a brisket-burger (hamburger with higher quality ground beef) and I got the brisket sandwich. Unfortunately my wife's burger was charred instead... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone Number: (865) 694-9990
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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