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Famous Dave's

208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 694-9990
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Ranked #86 of 968 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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Sudbury, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great décor and better food. The food lived up to it's reputation. This is the first time I have tried Brisket and the way it was prepared made me fall in love with it. My whole family had a fun time and all left laughing even after we entered cranky and tired. Great southern hospitality.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

As always, the BBQ at Dave's is the Best you can find. My wife and I did the Feast for Two, which is a sampling of ribs, chicken and brisket (or you can do pulled pork) along with corn on the cob, beans, cole slaw and a corn muffin. Awesome food!

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Maybe it was because we got there 5 minutes before the closed but we asked and they said it was no problem. The food was all cold don't think they even bothered to reheat the fries or onion rings! The staff or friends of staff were there at the bar banging there feet on the stools and talking loudly making... More 

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Kalamazoo, MI
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The price was up there... not too bad, though. And the food was great, with many varieties to choose from. And walking distance from the hotel.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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148 reviews 148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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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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