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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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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    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:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Charlotte, NC
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family ate at Famous Daves during the week of July 20 for dinner. We were served acceptably, but the food as quite variable. Ribs were good and salads dry and fresh. Appetizers were dry and overcooked. Wings were okay. Onion rings were very good. 2 for 1 Happy Hour for drinks. Took too much time to get the bill... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

let me start by saying i eat very clean and organic i have only ever ate famous daves cause its free at the laborers Union when you do their training they have good macaroni and cheese the chicken is only thing iv ate its pretty good also the baked beans are good the sweet tea will give you diabeetus its... More 

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Acworth, Georgia
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I really enjoy Famous Dave's BBQ. I got take out and the gentleman at the counter was very friendly (see how he answers the phone:). Great meal but I always over order.

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Corryton, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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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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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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?