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3030 Milton Avenue, Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 757-8100
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Ranked #23 of 148 Restaurants in Janesville
Price range: $5 - $15
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place usually seems to be busy. Location? Quality food & service? Or lack of sufficient quality restaurants in Janesville? A combination of each. Servers generally smiling and very good service despite being overwhelmed at times. Haven't had a bad meal here with the burgers & chix sandwiches underrated and often overlooked. Wish there were more Famous Dave's locations in... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant on two occasions in the past two weeks. The servers are always upbeat and have a great attitude. The food is consistently good whether you eat sandwiches or want to share the garbage can lid which is filled with outstanding bbq.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Its a hit or miss going here . I've had really good food, clean, and great service and other times not so much.went for lunch and got the good stuff. We had our glasses full at all times, came by 5 times to see how things were going. I always get the sampler platter which everyone seems to enjoy. Reasonable... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My family and I had a great experience at this place the host Ava was fantastic accommodating us. The food was great we ordered 2 All american BBQ Feast we were 14 and it was enough even we had some left over to take home, very good ,great flavors everything was tasty specially the pull pork the waitress was friendly,... More 

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went to Dave's because we were told that they had good Mexican food. The best part of the meal was the beer. The food was fine mainly because we were hungry.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

First time here. Prob the last time here. Just too many better options. Atmosphere was great. Service was great. Drinks were very good. Food was fair at best. Ribs were more like BBQ jerky. Brisket was fatty with small portions. All of the food was very salty.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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471 reviews 471 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
366 helpful votes 366 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I made sure to come here hungry and I still was unable to finish everything on my plate. The St Louis style bbq ribs here are the best anywhere in my book. I'm a fan of Famous Dave's bbq and sauces. I see why he's won so many awards. My favorite is the sweet and zesty sauce. Delicious corn bread... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Food is very good, if you like ribs you will love theirs, they have all sorts of grades of hot for the ribs. I love salads and they have a good caesar salad too. They are known for their ribs and they are excellant. We were seated right away and have a great lunch also.

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Beloit, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

It's been some time but every visit at Famous Dave's is the same....GREAT!!! The ribs are out of this world and the muffin is so good! I only have one complaint......many times we carry out and one full slab of ribs is plenty for the two of us with left overs for lunch the next day. However the sides are... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had the rib tips and brisket on the two meat combo plate with jalapeno Mac n cheese, sweet cornbread muffin, sweet pickled onions/pickles and Texas toast. With a lil "devil's spit "bbq sauce and "Wilbur 's revenge" fire sauce on side. All I can say is wow, as I gulped down my Arnold Palmer and cooled off my taste buds!... More 

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Additional Information about Famous Daves

Address: 3030 Milton Avenue, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 757-8100
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Janesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American

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