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Famous Dave's

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7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650-1200
(559) 261-4227
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I go to lunch at Famous Dave's every time I'm in Fresno! The ribs fall off the bone delicious and there are six bbq sauces to choose from. Sweet and Smokey is my favorite. Everything is delicious...cole slaw, beans, corn bread. Even the chips!

Thank 358kathleeng
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I will go to Famous Dave's simply because my family loves going here, but I don't get the attraction people have to this place. I think it might be fresno's affinity for a lot of food at a fair price. Everyone orders a feast and shares in the joy. On the positive side, Famous Dave's has the best cornbread, bread... More 

Thank Sebastian B
Fresno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place will fill your ribs with theirs , Had a large group for family Dinner. A variety of foods but all came hot and in large portions to fill even the hungry teenagers. My steak salad was loaded with large chunks tri-tip steak. Grandma ordered the Bourbon St Louis Ribs, filled her up for three days.

Thank Arsen M
Fresno, California
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

What can I say great really great chicken everything is outstanding really love it. The rib are out of this world. The sweet tea live it and they keep it full

Thank Larry C
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Let me start out by saying that I love Dave's! The closest one is about an hour from where we live and we'll go here for special occasions. While on this visit the food was a 5 the service was a 1. This restaurant is typically busy, but they are accustomed to it. Even though busy the service is always... More 

Thank David S
London, United Kingdom
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216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Lovely place - always busy but we did not wait for long - seated in this spacious cowboy space we tucked into a fantastic bbq dinner - the brisket and ribs were fantastic. Our family of 6 went for a meal for 4 and there was plenty. Friendly and efficient service- noisy, bustling, sport on TV's - its the USA.

1 Thank swpratt
Visalia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Yes after several times I'm still happy with the food and service! Plus they usually have at least one decent beer on tab, over all I always enjoy the food and their servers. Ribs always so delicious and my friend also like it!!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been here after a shopping stop at the mall, the counter from Target recommended it to us. We loved it, real southeastern style food. We had the plate with everything on it, it couldnt be better. Service could be better, but we didnt mind.

Thank Felipe D
Clovis, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Stopped by here for lunch with my family and would have preferred to go somewhere else but group majority wanted to eat here. Excellent selection of BBQ'd meats served in a variety of ways. However I was looking for something with less protein and their only other entree options besides BBQ'd meats was a choice between 4 different salads.

Thank Mick O
Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Pedro made a suggestion for my meal, and it was an absolute perfect choice. Awesome service! Thanks so much! I'll be sure to come back whenever I'm in town.

Thank Brian F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650-1200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pinedale
  • Phone Number: (559) 261-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?