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Famous Dave's

Certificate of Excellence
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5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604
(989) 797-7675
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used to come here quite often but recently things haven't gone too well. The service has dropped considerably. Seems like the wait staff is just waiting for quitting time. During our last visit we attempted to get the attention of our waitress to ask her to do something about the outrageous behavior of a nearby table but we were... More 

Thank drlooper
Grand Ledge, Michigan, United States
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I split the full ribs with bourbon sauce for dinner on a Friday. They were a little dry but the flavor was good. My favorite was the corn muffin. I could have had those for dessert. Wait staff were attentive and pleasant.

Thank Sharon P
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I meet another couple for dinner, we ordered the fiest for four. The food was very good they could have offered more Brisket, lots of Ribs I would say a whole Chicken, beans, slaw, and wonderful corn bread. Absolutely order the fiest for four and not individuly saves a bunch, so price not bad one more thing... More 

Thank traveled0ne
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the ribs and burnt ends they fall off the bone and the ends were very tender. The service is great and the manager is constantly asking how everything is. Great sides also I had the beans and slaw.

Thank Chuck S
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We have been here many times in the past. The food is good but every time we go back, it seems that the portions keep getting smaller. Ribs were great but fries were hard and cold. We went for lunch and the restaurant was almost empty.

Thank Luflin
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Never had a bad experience here. The only "complaint" I've maybe ever had was that it was too cold haha. The food is pretty good and the corn bread is A+. These guys are great for catering too!

Thank Jeff W
Saginaw, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

dinner night out at daves is awesome ...food is always the best and service is very good also ....hot bbq and sides are always hot and good no matter if ribs or chicken or just a hot sandwich have tried them all and they dont have anything thats not good ....if you are wanting bbq this is the place to... More 

Thank Sherry J
Padua, Italy
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226 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I was in this restaurant with friends. We ordered the All-American BBQ Feast® plate and it was excellent. Good food for a reasonable price (big plate to share at 52.99$) Suggested

Thank Matteo_Barbara2014
Merrill, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Our service was great. Friendly and fast. Our food very good however the portion of side dishes were very small.

Thank Happybambi2
Boyne City, Michigan
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

You can never go wrong going with the all american, other than it is a lot of food. Today, we just ordered the 1/2 chicken, ribs, and pulled pork. Man was this good.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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: 5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
  • Phone Number: (989) 797-7675

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