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Famous Dave's - CLOSED

303 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4991
+1 760-726-7866
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Feb 13, 2017
“I miss this place”
Dec 23, 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
303 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4991
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Not in vista anymore. But would be glad to have them back. They have great food and some of the greatest sauces.

Thank Bornok_30
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

This place had great food and an enjoyable atmosphere the ribs were great as was there selection of barbeque sauces. Unfortunately there home sure to greedy landlord wig raised there tent to nearly 40,000 a month well how much do you have to pay for...More

Thank 7andersons
Reviewed October 15, 2015

We really enjoyed going to Famous Dave's. The food was great and so were the drinks. However, I recently drove by and it is closed/empty. Several restaurants in that area have closed. Even though they always seemed busy.

Thank 5weezy
Reviewed September 15, 2015

I don't do it often because I prefer my own Cajun ribs however, when I just have to have good ribs and do not feel like stking up my smoke pit I choose Famous Dave's ribs with all the trimmings! And this was one of...More

Thank Redryder1
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Fine BBQ restaurant in Vista. Temporarily closed. Supposively moving nearby. Good chicken and ribs. Family dining.

1  Thank Lawrence Martin K
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great atmosphere and even better BBQ. Our family comes here all the time, and we love to get the "Trashcan Lid." Super good.

Thank amybO8204JN
Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's OK, but much too smoky for me. I've tried it several times hoping to find something I like, but it's all just too smoky. If you like your meat smoked, this is your place. Sides are good.

Thank kwhalen01
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Wow! To say the least! We were greeted in a friendly manner by Marshall our server! This guy was very efficient, knowledgeable and passionate about his job! The baby back rib dinner was delicious ! Cole slaw, baked beans and fries , excellent sides! Brownie...More

Thank Bobbi58
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We have eaten at a lot of Dave's BBQ restaurants around the country and this one is one of their best. One can tell that they really take their time in preparing excellent BBQ, because you can taste it. They have a good variety of...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 21, 2015

This restaurant is fantastic. We go here often. This isn't Phil's BBQ, this is Dave's. The two places are totally different. This is a good sit down place with lots of variety and it's all good. The service is very good. These people aim to...More

Thank Phil_and_Sandy_2008
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4991
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-726-7866
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