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Famous Dave's

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1977 N 1200 W, Layton, UT 84041-5648
(801) 773-3994
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Great Lunch!

Food was very good, service was excellent and friendly. Particularly liked the burnt ends and potato salad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Sandy L
Twentynine Palms, California
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  • Families with children
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I went to lunch today with my wife and son at the famous daves location in Layton UT. We have never been, and my wife had heard good things about it. We were promptly seated by a polite server and the place smelled amazing. We were told our server would be right with us, and we saw him, but were... More 

2 Thank Adam R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 516 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had dinner here while staying in the area on a Friday night. My husband had half slab of ribs and I ordered a feast for one and we kind of shared. Food is really good, well presented and portions are generous. Service is prompt. All the staff were pleasant and well mannered, including our waitress ( I think her... More 

Thank USAtraveler365
Twentynine Palms, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Food was very good, service was excellent and friendly. Particularly liked the burnt ends and potato salad.

Thank Sandy L
Joshua, Texas
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This place was next door to our hotel, making it very convenient. We were promptly seated and our drink orders were taken. The server brought our drinks in a timely manner and took our food order. Took a while to get two plates of ribs - not sure if this was the kitchen or the server. The food, ribs and... More 

Thank David E
Roy, Utah
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

So so sad, I had been here many times in the past for retirement get togethers, friends, you name it but that was quite some time ago, my things have changed for the worst, servers don't seem to care or take their jobs seriously, atmosphere is terribly loud music and when I was there a lot of empty tables (for... More 

3 Thank 1inUtah
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I have been here twice and both times we sat and waited for 30 mins and they never came to take our order. I can't comment on the food because I've never had the opportunity to try it, we had to leave both times because no one would take our order. Very disappointing.

5 Thank jsands1978
Layton, Utah
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

First they have raised the price. Need more menu choices. The main food is Ribs and food good. Service is fare but could be better. Their music is very loud so customers have to scream over the music to visit. Do not want to go back

3 Thank normaj113
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

One of the best BBQ places I've visited. The foods is delicious, feels fresh and with an eye catching seeing. Staff is very courteous and attentive. Loved this place wish I had one near home! !!

Thank Karen G
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great beef brisket, kids enjoyed ribs. Good food and service. A little pricey but it was nice to splurge every so often.

Thank Vicki S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Sometimes you can say it was because the food had been on a warmer since lunch and you went to dinner too early. That doesnt work with BBQ. The rib tips were so dry they were like jerky. The brisket was the fattiest I've ever had. The cornbread was mushy. Potato salad and fries were fine as was the iced... More 

3 Thank Falconfixer86261

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1977 N 1200 W, Layton, UT 84041-5648
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Davis County  >  Layton
  • Phone Number: (801) 773-3994

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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