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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-740-3180
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
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355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the appetizer platter, as we have previously at other Famous Daves. It was apparent right away that the rib tips portion of the platter was not even edible. We tried a couple of bites and had to spit out the meat as it...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We're fans of Famous Dave's restaurants because the food is consistently tasty and the atmosphere is very forgiving when you have kids. Canal Park is a hot tourist spot in Duluth and some of the restaurants charge a little more because of their location or...More

Thank CBMinnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant never ceases to amaze me. The food is great and I highly recommend the ultimate feast. It comes in a trash can lid and everything is perfectly cooked

Thank Terry M
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The whole key to famous dave's, if you ask me, is to go with friends/family and order the huge meals they offer where you get some of a lot of the things they offer. That way you can try lots of different things and really...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Since I was not staying at a hotel in the Canal Park area where this place is located I needed to drive there and find a parking place. Even though it was not high tourist season it was still difficult to find a place to...More

Thank gracerk
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Famous Dave's is the only BBQ place i will go to in this one is great like all the other ones I have went to the food was great the service also the best if you are downtown go there

Thank jeromew323
Reviewed February 2, 2017

As always great food and service. We had a big group and call ahead and they were ready for us. Everyones food was perfect.

Thank Puddler2014
Reviewed January 19, 2017

I can say a lot of things about this restaurant but two words "the best" sums up everything. Food, wait staff that smile and make you feel welcome, prices, comfortable and interesting atmosphere, our whole family loves it from grandparents to little kids, service, and...More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Good BBQ. It has won awards. The big platter was great to share. It had multiple types of BBQ which allowed you to find what you like for the future. You can get the sauce in a grocery store for this brand but here you...More

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We went to Duluth to spend the day together & we went down to Canal Park to look around & we went to Famous Dave's to eat, that's down in Canal Park. The staff was very friendly & nice. The waiter that we had was...More

Thank Michel H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-3180
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