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Famous Dave's

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435 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 253-6683
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Place for Barbeque!

Loved Famous Dave's! This is a smaller venue than the one in Baraboo, but it's got character and the food is phenomenal. Great sandwich options for lunch. Filled me up for the better part of the day. The kids menu is definitely a great option! Can't beat the Oreo cookie as a small dessert... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Ingrid W
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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247 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We dined in on a Saturday night. Our waiter was training a new employee both servers were friendly and well informed. This was the best food I've ever had at a Famous Daves and I've eaten at a few different ones. The other one in the dells located by the hotels, is not as good as this one. This was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and good service. We try to go when there isn't a lunch or dinner rush;service will go faster! Look for a coupon in one of the Dells many magazines, which are usually found in the entry way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I usually don't expect much at a chain bbq restaurant. This was excellent. The service was good the bbq was excellent. I have enjoyed bbq at restaurants around the country and this has to rank among the best. We had 11 people with us and everyone enjoyed their food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Loved Famous Dave's! This is a smaller venue than the one in Baraboo, but it's got character and the food is phenomenal. Great sandwich options for lunch. Filled me up for the better part of the day. The kids menu is definitely a great option! Can't beat the Oreo cookie as a small dessert for the kids!

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Be cautious of the time your going. Extremely crowded around dinner. Over crowded. Felt like other tables were in our bubble. Prices were a little high but you do get a lot of food. Expect to spend some money and time here.

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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293 reviews 293 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I am a BBQ lover so this franchise is always a stop for me. The service was OK but was busy as well. The food was well prepared and I love the sauce offerings they have. If you are not sure where to go this place will take care of any appetite.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

After staying at the Kalahari, my family ate lunch at Famous Dave's. We sat on the second floor. My daughter enjoyed the "pig hat" menu/coloring sheet she received, and had no complaints about her food! However, we ordered her meal from the kids' menu, and despite it being listed, she was offered no drink, nor did she received the Oreo... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

In the mood for good smoked food. This is the place got the combination which is served on top of a garbage can lid. Got ribs chicken pork and brisket. The corn muffins tasted great.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

The staff was fast and friendly and the food was awesome. The children's chicken tenders were definitely worth the price of the kids meal. We will definitely return next time we're in the Dells.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited on a Monday night, so it wasn't very busy and we were seated right away. The waitstaff was fantastic, making sure my toddler had stuff to keep busy and that we were comfortably situated with the baby. After dinner, I thought I had left my wallet (I didn't, it had fallen on the floor of the car) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 435 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: (608) 253-6683

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?