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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
+1 309-691-7427
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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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Kewanee, Illinois
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 7:30pm, we order 3 Famous Margaritas and the Famous Dave's Nachos as an appetizer. Then a plate for 2- 3 with samples of the house barbecue specialty (chicken, pork, beef, corn , sweet bake beans, cole slow & corn muffins). The waitress was excellent, she let us enjoyed and at the same time she was making sure... More 

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1 Thank JamesTAhearn
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We got the nachos as a appetizer (requesting no beans). Well there were beans on them, still don't know if there were beans in the chili (which the wait staff should have said something about if so) they use or if our order was incorrect. I ordered the potato soup and salad, my boyfriend ordered a burger. My salad had... More 

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Thank MissWhitxo
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I ordered a burnt ends sandwich dry with a side of green beans. The meat was still tender and so flavorful- I didn't need any sauce nor did I need the bun( which for me is a real surprise). The service was great as well!

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1 Thank Bee G
Columbia Station, Ohio
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Famous Dave's is conveniently located near the Candlewood Suites where our family group stayed for a wedding weekend. Good food. Great service from Secor.

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1 Thank cher5_13
Peoria, Illinois
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Consistently good BBQ, moderate prices and decent service. I would recommend Dave's for anyone wanting some good food, and recommend the family feast - I prefer it upgraded with baby back ribs personally.

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1 Thank Aremsik
Randolph, Kansas, United States
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122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

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!

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1 Thank Donna B
Brimfield, Illinois
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Jamerican1999
Dunlap, Illinois
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Stormshine
Chesapeake, Virginia
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248 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank SPGal
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-7427

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