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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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1360 Veterans Pkwy, Clarksville, IN 47129-7745
812.282.3283
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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242 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chain restaurant but still very good bbq plates and food. Fun décor. Servers are good. LARGE servings.

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Thank Rdqueen
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, service was good, prices were fair. Stop for lunch and were seated right away. Waitress had our glasses refill quickly.

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Thank Sevencee
Evansville, Indiana
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159 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to eat at Famous Dave's. I had received plenty of recommendations from friends and so while in Clarksville, IN I made sure I gave it a try. The ambience of the restaurant was exactly what one would expect from a southern BBQ restaurant. It was better than they had raved about! The service was fantastic!... More 

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Thank dcetraveling
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here on 4th of July with a group on 6. Wait wasn't too long. After we got seated it took 3 different people to get our drinks. Not bar drinks either, just tea & waters. 40 min to get our food delivered. Lastly we waited 30 min to get our bill! No apologizes just rude service. Definitely terrible.

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Thank Lynraquel
Kokomo, Indiana
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Our whole family enjoyed their meal from ribs to catfish. They offered something for everyone. If you like BBQ this is the place for you.

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Thank laholaday
Jeffersonville, IN
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145 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

There are some things in life you can always depend on, Famous Dave's food is always good, the service is always good, and you always enjoy your meal.

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Thank TonyS1950
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The casual atmosphere at Famous Dave's is good and the wait staff wears shirts with catchy slogans on them, so it's fun, but one word sums up the food for me - mediocre. Especially considering there is a top-notch, award-winning BBQ joint about a mile away. Famous Dave's strikes me as being a chain store - the food fits that... More 

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Thank Rick D
Evansville, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This is one of our go-to stops when we are in the area. This time we placed a to-go order and took it back to the hotel. The food was hot and delicious as always. When I placed the order, I had forgotten to make a substitution. They gladly make it for me once I got there to pick up.... More 

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Thank AAWalker03
Philpot, Kentucky, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

All four of our party really enjoyed our lunch today. We all ordered different meals, and it was yummy! I had Brisket & Rib Tips, hubby had feast for 1, one friend had ribs, and the other brisket. The macaroni with jalapenos was fantastic, coleslaw great, corn on cob, beans, potato salad all good. Cornbread too sweet for our taste,... More 

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Thank CynthiaS6360
Indiana
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186 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My hubby, kiddos, & I ate here Saturday afternoon and we really liked the food. Here's my summary: FOOD:They have the BEST catfish ever! The corn muffins, corn on the cob, french fries, burnt ends, & ribs were all very good. My only 2 food complaints were: the mac n cheese had corn in it...lots of corn...and the mashed potatoes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 Veterans Pkwy, Clarksville, IN 47129-7745
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Clarksville
  • Phone Number: 812.282.3283

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