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Famous Dave's

435 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 253-6683
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Ranked #26 of 169 restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Was in THE Dell's for a family vacation. This was the first spot we visited and the bbq was outstanding. The service was great and the again was so good. Burnt Ends, Burnt Ends...that's all I have to say.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

this was terrific service and even better food. Tried about 10 things on the menu over the course of the stay, and of each thing on the list…. The baked beans were exceptional, and all of the sauces that they have really complement the food. I couple to bring home with you, you will be disappointed.

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galway
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you like ribs.... look no further...you have arrived,. The best ribs, corn, chicken one could ever ask for. . Great service in a very busy spot. Great staff..

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I used to be so exited to come to Famous Daves. I live in North Carolina and we don't have one there, so every time i come down to Wisconsin i insist on coming here. It has been my favorite place to eat but this year all of my ribs were pure fat, my french fries were cold, dry, and... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The ambiance is great and the food is really good. This visit was the only visit we ever had to send anything back. My daughter ordered ribs and they were all fat. We complained to our really nice waitress and 5 minutes later the manager came by with a new plate of ribs for her. Good food, great service and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came in hungry and left stuffed times two. The waitress was quick and friendly. She did forget one item that was ordered and lied about it by saying we had to wait until new soup was cooked, even though the next table got theirs. But regardless, the food was excellent and everything was perfect, (except for the minor forgotten... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have tried a few of Famous Dave's around the USA and most were pretty good to average. But this one in the Dell's was run a little different. The food did not taste like other other Famous Dave. The service was fair but by no means great. I think it may of been the time of year I ate... More

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Melrose park
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The food is awesome. Great location. I ordered the ribs which were so tender me just slid off the bone. Also ordered boneless buffalo wings. That's was awesome as well. My girlfriend ordered pulled chicken sandwich and see said was best place she ate a pulled chicken sandwich.

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Chicago, Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have always wanted to try this place as I love their barbeque sauce. We ordered the Burnt Ends appetizer as this is always our favorite part of the ribs at home. These were not good. For the price it was a small portion, maybe 9 pieces the size of half dollars. The meat had a HEAVILY smoked flavor. A... More

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The food is great at this chain, but the prices, while not ridiculous are not family friendly. We had chicken and ribs and all was good. The variety of sauces make it fun.

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