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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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7411 N. Grand Prairie Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Randolph, Kansas, United States
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 10 hour drive we opted to get a huge variety platter from this restaurant to feed the family. There were enough choices that everyone had something they liked, and we had sides and cornbread to round out the meal. Highly recommend this as a take-out choice, we ate well and had leftovers for lunch too!

Thank Donna B
Brimfield, Illinois
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

If you like BBQ then you are gonna like this place. Very casual décor and great service combined with great food. My wife and I usually get the feast for two and I am not sure that we have ever ate everything. There is just too much food. One of the things I like best is the fact that you... More 

Thank Jamerican1999
Dunlap, Illinois
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I had the rib tips, both as a sandwich and as a dinner the last couple times we've been there and it is quickly turning into my favorite meal there. The rib tips are actually 3/4" or so square chunks of pork that have been carmelized with a little onion and some really great sauce. Sweet and tangy both. Very... More 

Thank Stormshine
Chesapeake, Virginia
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247 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Decided to try this place for lunch since had never been. The décor is casual and the waitress was great! Love the fact that they serve wine. Were out of the baby back ribs so had the spare ribs. They were ok..little overcooked, but meaty and hit the spot. Corn muffin tasted like Jiffy - too sweet so disappointed. Will... More 

Thank SPGal
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Best barbecue in town! Nice portions,excellent service and cozy setting. My husband and I shared the feast for one and had leftovers. We will be back again and again!

Thank Ilene S
Dunlap, Illinois
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We patronize this Famous Dave's a couple times per month. The servers are friendly, the food is good and plentiful. Is it the best Q I've ever had...no, but it's good and consistent and I'll keep going back for more

Thank Stormshine
Sebastian, Florida
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nothing fancy but just good eatin'. The ribs come in several styles. I asked for the dry rub but was given the sweet sauce kind. They were good but, what the hey.

Thank Hilton S
Madison, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Although its a chain, it is a pretty good place to get bar b que in the midwest. I would recommend the ribs over the brisket!

Thank josh t
Hanna City, Illinois
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Took home take out for dinner for me and my husband. The ribs were cooked to perfection. The staff is always very friendly. Will definitely be back for more.

Thank mocaht129
Metamora, Illinois
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Visited Dave's on a week night with my family. Had a little wait because we had a table of 5. Once we were seated it took quite a while for our waitress to come over and take our drink orders....I think she was new as the table next to us had issues with her as well. By time she showed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7411 N. Grand Prairie Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: 309-691-7427

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