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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

service took forever, noise from slamming door to patio, small portion, and no one seemed to care, food quality not so

Thank DocWally
Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love to go on Tuesdays and get the feast for 2. Ribs, brisket and BBQ chicken all for $24. All delicious. Great baked beans and corn muffins. Always leave stuffed with plenty of left overs

Thank missdebbie2
Cincinnati, Ohio
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Famous Dave's exceeded my expectations. Skip Rib City Nd eat here, waaaay better BBQ! The service was excellent as well!! I had the 80 proof ribs and they were right up there with some of the beat BBQ I have ever eaten. You cant gonwrong eating here if you enjoy BBQ. Rich and Sassy!!!!

Thank Rich H
Fort Myers, Florida
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Just ok commercialized bar b q. I guess that's because it is made in mass quantities and not cooked with love. Its ok in a pinch.

Thank Q6350SEdavidb
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been here for several months. The service was average, the food was good but not great because they were skimpy with the bbq. I did get the lunch portion but - there wasn't much pulled pork or bacon on my burger- see picture. Very good and excellent places don't have issues like that. I have always liked this... More 

Thank Edward P
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

So, I'm not a fan of BBQ but I really do like this place. There's enough variety on the menu to please most palates and the food is reasonably good. Price and service are also good, so nothing to complain about. Good location, and plenty of parking. We keep on coming back!!!'

Thank zekiep
Miami, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Average food.... two people -we just had burgers and a coke- we were in and out. One big issue though is they are dishonest !!!! Although I left them a $5 tip on a $26.46 after tax ( that's 20% on a pre-tax amount) they added more tip on the transaction after I left ... I've had to dispute with... More 

Thank Elizabeth R
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Sunday night. We were seated and served quickly. We were in two and we shared a portion of baby ribs and beef brisket with a barbecue chicken as "add-on". Size was perfect. Everything tasted great. One of the best barbecue we ever had. Would come back again and again

Thank Luca S
Wesley Chapel, Florida, United States
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167 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This was by far one of the best BBQ mesls I have ever had. Everything was fresh and flavorful with a kick. To come in at 8:45pm and have my food freshly prepared as if it was 11am is a blessing in itself. Everything was phenomenal. We had the Famous Feast for 2 which fed myself, my my six year... More 

Thank Kameshia C
Stockbridge, Georgia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Thought by going in this establishment that I would be highly disappointed but I was wrong. The server came with our beverages right away and then explained the menu to us since we told her we had never been there before. We placed our orders for BBQ plates and were very pleased. Our server also explained the differences in the... More 

Thank Renee F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-690-3283

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