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Famous Dave's

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2440 US Highway 34, Oswego, IL 60543-8520
+1 630-551-4733
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2440 US Highway 34, Oswego, IL 60543-8520
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequent this restaurant, and anytime of day the food is great. If there is an issue, they are great about fixing it and are very friendly. The chicken tenders are to die for. This is my daughters favorite restaurant so we try to go...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We have eaten here before and the food is "almost southern" bbq. I have lived and traveled in the South and Famous Dave's comes up short. The wait staff is friendly and helpful but at times the food does take a bit to get to...More

Thank Angel E
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We must of waited a good 45 min. For our food, they really were not busy, didn't understand why it took so long, our grandkids were starving and getting fussy There ribs seemed to taste different, than before, was too impressed with everything

Thank Ede M
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere is ok. My food was not what I had expected from a BBQ place..It was lacking. Also, my coleslaw tasted like it had been chopped up on the same board they use to cut meat. Very gross. I will not return.. however, I have...More

Thank Dre N
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

one of our favorite places to go out for date night. they have the friendliest staff ever!!! Eloy, Stephanie and Amy are very attentive and fun!!!

Thank Yvette W
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

So we enjoy Famous Dave's a lot in Lake Delton, WI during the summer, but only a couple of times have we ate at the Oswego, IL location. Today four of us tried it for a late lunch. There was only one other table with...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I have visited numerous FD's in several different states over the past years and have only been disappointed once a few years ago. I acknowledge that this is a franchise with a corporate menu with the same experience however, if you like something you stay...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed November 29, 2016

The service was great and the BBQ was tasty. On Wednesdays they have $1 drafts so it was perfect. Great value on the All-American feast.

Thank Jesco74
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Love the choice of sides and the various barbecue meats. Always enough food to take some home for later. It is a little expensive but a nice dinner choice on occasion.

Thank Michellyga
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Always have great food. I like the barbecue chicken and barbecued ribs. Servers are always friendly and helpful.

Thank Laurie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, 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: 2440 US Highway 34, Oswego, IL 60543-8520
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oswego
  • Phone Number: +1 630-551-4733
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