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9971N Grand Pines Lane, Hayward, WI 54843
715-462-3352
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great breakfast buffet

Great food and service, pricey and its has a great Northwoods atmosphere and they serve good meals overall. Unfortunately it is now closed due to a fire.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Nogoat
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Hayward, Wisconsin
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great food and service, pricey and its has a great Northwoods atmosphere and they serve good meals overall. Unfortunately it is now closed due to a fire.

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love the Sassy Bar BQ Salad. The staff are friendly although the standard Famous Daves greeting is a little over enthusiastic. The scenery is amazing and it (was) on the shores of Round Lake. Unfortunately it burned down this winter and am looking forward to them rebuilding. I hope they recreate the old building as it was from an... More 

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Wysox, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I've been a famous daves fan since my first visit. Been to my locations but the original is still the best hands down. Never a let down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Made a trip there last summer on the bike with some friends. The food was awesome and the atmosphere was wonderful. I was really saddened to hear that it burnt to the ground as I was looking forward to a trip there again this summer. Can't wait until they rebuild! We will definitely go back again!!

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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94 reviews 94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sorry that those who are looking for a nice restaurant featuring bar-b-Que will have to find another place. Famous Dave's has suffered a fire this past week. Keep checking to see when it will reopen. Since Famous Dave has at least one other restaurant in Minneapolis, you can still taste their special - a variety of meats on a aluminum... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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148 reviews 148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Ate here with special friends in July 2014. We were a large group and shared a few trash can lids. The food was as wonderful as the first time. We sat outside and the weather and the view of the lake that evening was spectacular. Our friends from Hayward told us this week that Famous Dave's burned and was totally... More 

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Stone Lake, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Original Famous Dave's was a great place to eat. It burned to the ground today. Hopefully it will be rebuilt soon and rise like a phoenix from the ashes! I will review it again at that time.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Famous Dave's Original Restaurant burned to the ground during the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. It is a devastating loss for the Hayward area. Owner, Dave Anderson said shortly after the fire that he will rebuild ASAP .

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Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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235 reviews 235 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Came with a group of Harley riders enjoying one last ride before the weather turns. They set us up in a "room" and took our orders quickly. Food was great, especially the cheese curds and chicken wild rice soup. Burnt ends pretty tasty as well.

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Ladysmith, Wisconsin
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

While I have to agree with some of the other comments that Dave's has changed over the years, and we've been going for about 15, this past Sunday's brunch was very good. My wife got her omelette very fast, which has not been the case, the biscuits and gravy, my favorite, were really good and the bloodys were well made.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9971N Grand Pines Lane, Hayward, WI 54843
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 715-462-3352

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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