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Famous Dave's

208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 694-9990
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Ranked #57 of 945 Restaurants in Knoxville
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Chillicothe, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have not had good BBQ in years. Famous Daves has the best hot sauce in the world. Wilber's Revenge.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in after a long day of shopping for a car. I got the baked potato with barbecue chicken, bacon and cheese. It was enough to fill me. My husband got the burger. He also said his was good. Our waiter, who was very friendly recommended one of their famous desserts. We got the banana pudding... More

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