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Famous Dave's

9971N Grand Pines Lane, Hayward, WI 54843
715-462-3352
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Ranked #23 of 68 Restaurants in Hayward
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hayward, Wisconsin
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94 reviews 94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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Hayward
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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203 reviews 203 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have been regular customers of the original Famous Dave's for about 2 decades. It has been our favorite restaurant in the Hayward and a place we were comfortable taking visitors as food quality and service was dependable. This has gradually changed in recent years and has reached an all-time low, in our opinion, in 2014. Two items we liked... More 

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Minneapolis
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well it seemed like a theme in the resort area, but again a huge crowd on a Friday night at 6pm. Tons of empty tables but the host said not enough servers. We waited at the bar and had a couple of drinks with the idea of getting a table outside for the sunset. Unfortunately the 15-20 min wait ended... More 

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Manning, Iowa
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154 reviews 154 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We discovered a couple of tips in advance about Dave's thanks to Trip Advisor. Yes, very friendly service and most assuredly, a long wait from kitchen to table. I would add two more tips, stay away from their garden salads and keep in mind the hot dishes might not be hot. As too the taste of Dave's famous ribs, we... More 

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Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is the original famous Dave's and it's a lot of fun with great barbecue. It sits right on the lake so you can come by boat or by car. It's also decorated like no other famous Dave's and the service is pretty good too.

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Additional Information about Famous Dave's

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

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