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Famous Dave's

7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
+1 303-399-3100
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (27 reviews)
“corn muffins” (6 reviews)
“burnt ends” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered a Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich via Eat24. The sandwich didn’t taste too bad but it was small. I’m glad I ordered sides and dessert to go with it. The fries were good and helped to make up for the slider sized sandwich. The...More

Thank skyserf
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Marine Vet nephew and I went there when we were in Denver for Cinco de Mayo...delicious barbeque, excellent drinks, great atmosphere, attentive service...the place was packed, yet we were in and ready to order quickly...lots of families and couples, and a few singles at...More

Thank Develas
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited on our trip to Denver. The service was amazing and offered different selections, and what was worth trying from the menu. They have a large selection of American BBQ. Large servings at a good price.

Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Even though they were quite busy, service was relatively fast and waiter was very helpful and friendly. My husband is gluten free. They brought out a notebook listing all the foods and possible allergies. We appreciated this service. The food was great and we definitely...More

Thank barbararob
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The prices here are outrageous and the food is really not that good the sides are very small and Bland tasting specially the so-called creamy macaroni and cheese. I wish I would have bought my Sweet Baby Ray's to help it taste a little more...More

Thank lillady66
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Famous Dave's in any city - it is consistently great! Our guests were first time visitors to Famous Dave's and are now hooked! The ribs are always amazing, as well as the Burnt Ends appetizer. The corn bread muffins are always a favorite. The brisket...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed March 11, 2018

[Visiting Denver] Ordered the Feast for Two + a couple of extra sides to spilt between 4 people, there was enough food for seconds! Service was slow but the food made up for it.The St. Louis-Style Spareribs are a must try!! We'll definitely visit Famous...More

Thank Alma R
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The brisket was made to perfection with a tender and smoky preparation. The rest of the salad was just typical, but that was good. The portion size was plenty large for a meal by itself. I did not care for the corn muffin as it...More

Thank Floyd A
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Got the burnt ends and rib combo and it was excellent. The wait was reasonable with how busy they were. Service was good.

Thank Roy C
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited when staying across the road at the Renaissance in Stapleton. There's lots of choice nearby to eat, and this is the only restaurant we visited twice. The food and the atmosphere here is great. The greens are fantastic, as were the ribs. We never...More

Thank Victoria L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: 7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Stapleton
  • Neighborhood: Stapleton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-399-3100
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WELCOME TO THE LONGEST-RUNNING BACKYARD BBQ PARTY IN HISTORY! We serve amazing BBQ to friends and fellow food lovers. Reserve your seat now and join the best BBQ party in Colorado. MADE-FROM-SCRATCH GOODNESS! A passion for authentic BBQ is behind everything we do. We start with top quality meats, hand-rub them with fresh spices, and slow-cook them to perfection. FAMOUS DAVE: HE’S THE REAL DEAL! Raised by Southern-born BBQ lovers in a world of street-corner barrel smokers, Famous Dave spent 25 years visiting thousands of BBQ joints. After decades pulling his own all-night cooking sessions, he felt he was ready to open his own BBQ place in 1994. AMERICA’S MOST AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT! Our passion for BBQ is famous! We’re honored to be consistently chosen as America’s favorite BBQ restaurant. We also like heading out to competitions and putting our BBQ up against what the other elite pitmasters are cooking. To date, we’ve won more than 700 awards!
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