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Famous Dave's

8110 West Gage Blvd., Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 783-2594
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Ranked #29 of 180 restaurants in Kennewick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Richland, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went there for their famous beef brisket and first ordered drinks. When waitress delivered our drinks she said the brisket wouldn't be ready for two hours. This was during the dinner hour. What a disappointment! That was the reason we picked this restaurant.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went there last weekend, it was busy as it would be on Friday night. Was told 15 minute wait and it was 10, seated away from bar which is nice less noise. Waitress was good and came back several times to ensure we were filled up w/ ice tea and if anything was needed. Food was decent, it was hot... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The best part is the sauces.. Playing around with the different sauces and combining them. The baroque favors are great and it is perfect for those who appreciate flavor. It is also nice to have the choices they have for sides.

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Baker City, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We ate dinner here one night at about 5:30. The place was almost empty. We were seated right away but the server didn't come by for almost 15 minutes. I had the chicken strips and my husband had bbq pork sandwich. Both were served cold and seemed old. The side of potatoes were served in a dirty dish and trying... More

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Seattle, Washington
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is the only one in the Tri Cities (Pasco-Kennewick-Richland) and if you stay in Pasco or Richland there is a long drive to get there and a GPS sure helps at night. Arrived at 7:30PM and the place was still full of families and friendly folks---was seated right away---got the Baby Backs for both of us...As usual the broccoli... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food is ok, but nothing really memorable for someone who loves BBQ. Usually noisy & crowded, but the service is prompt.

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Vancouver, Washington
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12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Service was good and the food was hot and tasty. It was a quick meal prior to a meeting. I have eaten at other Famous Dave's and was not disappointed.

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Yakima, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The food here was decent, but there wasn't anything spectacular about it. I ordered a burger and was disappointed. The burger was drenched in bbq sauce and charred. Also, the fries were soggy and mushy. The experience was decent and some of the other foods were okay, but definitely not special.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

For a Thursday lunch appointment, ordered the "Big Baby", a full rack of baby backs to eat at a bit for lunch but mostly to take home for other family members for dinner. They were tough, dry, and heavily charred, almost certainly left over from days earlier and reheated. It's this kind of inconsistency that undermines loyalty. I'll give them... More

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Auburn, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Maybe i am biased, but i have never eaten at a bad Famous Daves. If you havent tried on, you are missing out!

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