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Famous Dave's

1977 N 1200 W, Layton, UT 84041-5648
(801) 773-3994
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Ranked #21 of 161 Restaurants in Layton
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Burbank, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We ate at this restaurant 3 times when we stayed at the hotel next door. We ate different things every time. From their burgers, to their rib tips, to the appetizers, and even dessert, it was great food. And the service was always very pleasant. We ate 2 of the times as take out and the food stayed hot or... More

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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I took a client here recently and the food was very good and so was the service. I would recommend this restaurant. As it was a business meeting we stayed quite a while and they didn't seem irritated by that as some restaurants do.

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wilds of New Jersey
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110 reviews 110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've been to a Famous Dave's before: we know what we can expect as far as menu choices and general food quality. Yet, each restaurant comes with its own unique circumstances. Here, the awful service taints any other points that might be in this place's favor. The place was not that busy, and they seemed to be adequately staffed. We... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

As we drove up to La Quinta Inn, the succulent aroma of barbecue wafted in the truck. We were exhausted from driving all day, so I called Famous Dave's to place a take-out order. My son had a classic burger, and I had a "burnt ends" sandwich with cole slaw. The waitstaff were friendly and fast -- our food was... More

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Layton, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great BBQ and great side dishes!! Also a friendly wait staff who treat people with respect and professionalism.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stopped in for lunch for my first visit to the restaurant. I sat at the bar and was greeted promptly by a friendly server. I was steered towards the sampler platter after I indicated I was looking for some variety. The sampler includes a brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, a cornbread muffin, and two sides. You even get some... More

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Famous Dave's has always served us well. The location is easy to reach from most of northern Davis county and the dining room is generally clean and the service good. The food itself is why we keep coming back. The menu items taste great, and are consistently delivered with high quality at this location. The only issues I would bring... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Eat here often with clients from the local area. Great food and a good atmosphere for lunch meetings.

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Salt Lake City
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Decent bbq for a chain restaurant. Better local options around. If their bbq sauce wasn't so damn good, I would probably give them a 1 or 2.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Good Brisket (Texas Style). Full bar. Right next to a La Quinta Inn. Park Eat Drink Sleep Who could ask for more?

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