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1753 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225-4924
(716) 892-7427
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 33
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Good eats near the mall if you're in that area. not the best BBQ in WNY, but a great option nonetheless. Prices are fair and you get a TON of food, so come hungry. Wait times can be a bit long because of proximity to the mall, especially on the weekend, but still worth the wait.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Alex S
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Buffalo, New York
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Whitby, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very friendly staff. A little slow to get to the table. The Salad with pork is AMAZING!!! I would definitely travel to have that again.

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depew ny
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

4/7/14 we went to Daves for the Southside ribs, like we had done so many times before. This time the meal was terrible? It seems the tips now have mostly vertebrae bones? Most of the meat was unedible. The Loaded baked potato was stone cold, with very little on it as far as loaded toppings go, and the waitress seemed... More 

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Amherst, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were using a Groupon that my son bought for me for my birthday and invited another couple to join us. We ordered the feast for 4 (can't remember the exact name of the dish). It was amazing - ribs, chicken, brisket, pork, beans, corn on the cob, cole slaw corn bread, fries. Wow. And it tasted as good as... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good eats near the mall if you're in that area. not the best BBQ in WNY, but a great option nonetheless. Prices are fair and you get a TON of food, so come hungry. Wait times can be a bit long because of proximity to the mall, especially on the weekend, but still worth the wait.

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buffalo
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108 reviews 108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fed 4 people with a little leftover. We had very good service and our server brought us a cup of momemade potato chips to dip our sauce in to try them all. We told him we have not been there in many years so might not do this all the time. We had a groupon and saved a bit over... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I visited this location twice for Memphis Ribs since it is a stone's throw from the front door of the Hampton Inn Galleria where I am starying. On the first visit the Memphis ribs were good but too crip for my tastes. Second vist I asked the waitress to request less crisp ribs which were more satisfying. The taste the... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were staying overnight in Buffalo and stumbled upon this place while searching for somewhere to get a bite to eat. What a great choice! Pleasant service, great food, huge portions. I had the Sassy Barbeque Salad and it was delish!!! Only downside is that I live in Canada and can't get back as often as I'd like :)

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Famous Daves BBQ is one of our favourite restaurant when visiting Buffalo. The ribs and chicken are my favourite , and my husbands favourite is the brisket. This meal will fill you up and may even take some home with you.

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Lancaster, NY
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185 reviews 185 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was my second visit to Famous Dave's and since I couldn't finish all of the food the first time around I thought I would be smart and just order the burnt ends appetizer with a side Caesar salad and a corn muffin. The food was fabulous! Best corn muffin in a restaurant ever and still too much food to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very good ribs, but the sides were so small. I think could do much better in that department. Overall good food. I would recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1753 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225-4924
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 892-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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