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Famous Dave's

3055 State Road 16, La Crosse, WI
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Ranked #21 of 163 Restaurants in La Crosse
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

It's restaurants like Famous Daves that make you realize why one single restaurant from Hayward WI spreads into a large national chain. The food always kills it and we always leave stuffed and laughing about how great these guys do barbeque. I seriously like their meats far more than Piggy's or Freighthouse and for a fraction of the price, how... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The only ??? Is that they serve the corn muffin in the paper cup! Falls apart when trying to get it out. Grilled pineapple was a new twist!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The barbecued chicken was very tasty! and the service was great! My daughter and I shared an order and it was plenty for both of us.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

My visit to Famous Daves in La Crosse I think was the worst experience I have had at a restaurant. I walked in and tons of workers were by host stand just looking looking at me and didn't even greet me. I then ran to the bathroom before I sat down and the bathrooms are right by the kitchen where... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We go here EVERY time we visit. Even our grandkids love the place (although they can't handle the spicier sauces). The Wilber Beans are the best.

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Coralville, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been to a Famous Dave's but this was the first time for my fiance and his Dad. We got the platter that fed two-three people and it was delicious! They were worried about not having enough food but there was plenty to take for leftovers. We loved the decor there and definitely will be coming back for more!... More

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We went to celebrate my husband's birthday last night. We were greeted by Molly, very friendly and welcoming. Sara was our server, we have had the pleasure of sitting in her section before, she is very sweet. Hubby had the cod, said it was fabulous. I had a hamburger, was delicious as always. Best burgers in town, in my opinion.... More

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St. Louis
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123 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

I'd rate the meats a five. Where many Barbecue places fall off with me is the sides. Slaw is very good. The cornbread muffins are more northern sweet style but exactly how I like them. Good sauces. The Potatoe salad is okay as are the beans. They do a great job of serving the customers here. I've been in a... More

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Raleigh, NC
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15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I grew up in Texas and currently live in North Carolina, so I'm quite familiar with great bbq. Looking at Famous Dave's from the outside it looks like fast food -- the giant sign by the street and the gimmicky southern/country look. It seems like something you would stop at on a road trip just to get some quick food,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great lunch specials I had the combo platter and thought the bbq was done just right and lots if sauces to choose from.

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