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Famous Dave's

1901 South 72nd Street, Tacoma, WA
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Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We have been to Famous Dave's locations around the country and this location lives up to the quality of food found elsewhere, our problem was the service around 07:00pm. We came in on a weeknight and although there may have been only 5 tables of people seated and virtually a whole restaurant of seating available it still took more than... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Good food! Fast service and reasonable drink prices, Seemed to be a local family eatery and lots of fun!

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Tacoma, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This location is bigger than it looks and we've never had to wait very long to be seated. The hospitality is great! The staff is really friendly and the management always makes sure you enjoy your visit. They don't have a problem comping a few items if the service is slow and they'll bend over backwards to make sure your... More

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Olympia, WA
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181 reviews 181 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was our first time to Dave's. Service was very good and attentive. It was a Saturday evening and we were seated immediately, although others had to wait later in the evening. We had barbeque beef and it was good, but maybe a little dry, but definitely not like the barbeque you get in Texas. We would be willing to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I've been around the world and lived in many states, I've been in every state but Alaska and I have to say- DAVES BBQ ROCKS! Whether your into Georgia, Missouri, Texas or whatever, they have it all. Top of the line sauces and crem de la crem melt in your mouth meats. I highly recommend everything they sell! Come and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I brought a group of 42 for lunch at Famous Dave's in Tacoma! The staff did a great job and the food was delicious! Our servers, Shelby and Jessie, took wonderful care of us! They were so friendly and helpful.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

So not a fan of chain BBQ joints usually. But being here in WA there are no good BBQ restaurants. So Famous Dave's is a welcome addition to the area. Their food was good, I had their Feast for One. It came with 1/4 Roasted chicken, 3 ribs, chopped pork, coleslaw, fries, and beans for $20. Everything was good. Service... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

So, I love Bbq and like when I can find a really tasty place to enduldge in that craving moment of tender saucy meat ;)) andddddd this place served me justice! I ordered pulled pork and must add i was satisfied upon leaving. Great Place

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173 reviews 173 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I participated in a unit-sponsored event at this restaurant and found the experience to be QUITE enjoyable! For the event, we were tarted to a buffet of ribs, chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, and cornbread...just delicious! Aside from the great food, the staff was TREMENDOUSLY helpful. Overall, I would highly recommend this restaurant for organizations hosting an event.

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Lakewood, Washington, USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It's Father's Day and we headed to Dave's for the garbage can lid feast. It's my husband's favorite and always a hit. Ribs, chicken, pulled pork, fries, beans, coleslaw and cornbread. Enough for 6 or 4 really hungry folks. Basically it's real man food and you have to get messy. Don't wear white. If you leave hungry it's your own... More

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