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Famous Dave's

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208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 694-9990
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of our favorite BBQ joints

Two words: bread pudding. Their buffalo wings and blue cheese are amazing! The chopped pork is always delicious with those sweet pickles. Mmmm mmm.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
CorryTNgal
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Corryton, Tennessee, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Corryton, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Two words: bread pudding. Their buffalo wings and blue cheese are amazing! The chopped pork is always delicious with those sweet pickles. Mmmm mmm.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Baby back ribs Memphis style were some of the best I have ever had ... and I travel all over the south. Service was excellent - and price very low. Caught the "happy hour" too ... nice! Will be back for sure !

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Knoxville, TN
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

You gotta try the Feast Its #34.99 but its worth the money its served on a trash can lid and here is what u get Generous helpings of St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Country-Roasted Chicken, Texas Beef Brisket or Georgia Chopped Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Famous Fries, Wilbur Beans, Sweet Corn and Corn Bread. Served family-style If u go I think on a... More 

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E. TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I usually find the food here very satisfying but today I ordered a half rack of st. Louis style ribs and was very disappointed. The ribs were barely seasoned and had very little smoke flavor. They were nowhere near falling off the bone. Hardly worth $15.95.

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Knoxville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I drool just thinking of their brisket and Louisiana style ribs. Their barbeque puts everyone else to shame,--including the big name restaurants in town. Their side dishes are amazing---you have got to try the pineapple steak. Bottom line,--prices are good, service is excellent, and the food is to die for.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Ordered southern style rib tips, they were so dry, I couldn't eat them. Service was poor also. The rub and bbq sauce was to hot and spicy. I will not eat at another one.

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Southern Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had never heard of this place before our stop in Knoxville Tenenssee but it was wonderful! BBQ was moist and tender, staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

a bit dated on the inside , but for bbq food was good beats buddies tried one of the ribs may order that next time.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I love this location. Famous Dave's has great BBQ regardless of where you are, but this restaurant incorporates the traditional Tennessee style of decor into its dining room. You feel as though you're eating in a rugged log cabin. The service was quick and very friendly. You can't go wrong eating here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Returned for another local and good dinner. Ordered their two for Tuesday special with lots of variety barbecue. Always allows for us to take home leftovers for another dinner.

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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 to $20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37923
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: (865) 694-9990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?