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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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$$ - $$$
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355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
(218) 740-3180
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and pretty much like other locations in MN. I've been here a few times and once they did run out of corn. The location is great. Centrally located among all the hotels on canal park.

Thank Jenny H
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100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although most restaurants in Canal Park are mediocre at best this restaurant stands above the others for good food, value and service. I ate here once before and it hasn't changed. I had the grilled brisket salad, kind of unique but very good and appealing! It came with corn bread that tasted like it was just out of the oven.

Thank Xenos2
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$5 parking in the lot, but easier than trying to find a spot on the street. BBQ was great. Casual atmosphere, good for families.

Thank wannatravel970
Thunder Bay, Ontario
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

If you are a BBQ, briquette, southern cooking lover with all the fixings. This place is for you the mix of pork ribs and sides of corn, beans, mac and cheese all this and more. Its a great place for southern cooking delights.

Thank miadcc
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Might be better at night, I went at 11:30 a.m... Ribs had to be from early the day before, even back side was dried out. I almost always like FD ribs, especially W 7th St in St Paul. Service was great though, I should have asked about ribs first.

Thank barowner
Cali, Colombia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Good service. Pork ribs and buffalo wings are delicious. Definitely worth it. Nice outside space to enjoy summer weather.

Thank elitass
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After a long day of travel we were hoping that someone could deliver and Dave's BBQ really delivered. Not only getting it to us FAST but excellent food.

Thank Meri D
Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stopped in for supper, the wait staff was nice and friendly and very quick to serve us and bring refills without even asking. I had a salad; was stuffed and couldn't even finish it. My husband had a sandwich plate and left very stuffed as well.

Thank SammieDeka
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

OK, its not bad, but you came up here for this? I suggest you go to explicitly Duluthian places when you come. Makes sense?

Thank James O
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Always have great experience at Famous Dave's and we there for our anniversary. Food was ordered and came out quick. And for a special treat, we ordered a half dozen of corn bread muffins to take home

Thank wolffman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, 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: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: (218) 740-3180

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