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Famous Dave's

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$$ - $$$
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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
(309) 664-0044
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Evansville, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food here but I have to add salt and pepper to sides which are very bland. Service was great and I love there tea.

Thank Darlene T
Benton, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

In town for meeting been to a Famous Daves in AZ so we tried this place for ribs. Food was excellent service was prompt and place was clean. Best ribs in a long time.

Thank redfox24
Peoria, Illinois
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248 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I really like this Famous Dave's. Great ambiance, good service, friendly staff. While this is a chain restaurant, this location shines. I eat here about once every couple months and have had several great experiences. I highly recommend and can't wait to go back.

Thank Montyd72
Lake Mary, Florida
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Very good service, food was very good, brisket, chicken, corn bread and beans were rocking good. Good deals on draft beers

Thank leecarp1
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Love going to Famous Dave's. No matter what you choose, It's all good. We had the St.Louis BBQ ribs, cole slaw, fries, corn muffin and a sugary sweet tea. No leftovers to take with us. We ate it all! Yes it was mmm mmm mmm mmm good! Sorry, I can not comment on dessert. No room left. I'm sure it... More 

Thank PRWill
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Great food! It is on the pricier side but so worth it for all the food you get! Lots of grilled and barbecue. So worth the date night here. Some alcohol served here not sure on prices though.

Thank Taylor K
United States
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70 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Love the food and the location. Its not too far from our home and when we're in town taking care of other things ; we try to stop by for a bite to eat.

Thank EvangHouston
Saint Joseph, Illinois
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Their salmon is the best. It simply melts in your mouth and the BBQ is a great addition. The grilled pineapple spears are so unique and juicy. I'm not a fan of the decor or noise but it's a great place to eat.

Thank Adana69
Fairbury, Illinois
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

My wife have eaten lunch here several times in 2015 and 2016. Food is always good and waitresses friendly. We will continue to eat lunch here in the future. I like the ability to sample all the different sauces.

Thank Dale M
Bloomington, Illinois
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

I saw the sign and we made a beeline to Famous Daves! The beef dishes are yummy and the sauces add flavor to the meat. The atmosphere is easy going and relaxed. It is not too fancy but the food is great. I have used them for parties and it has always been a winner!! The wait staff is attentive... More 

Thank sls8558

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: (309) 664-0044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?