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Famous Dave's

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2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a day trip to Kalispell MT for a bit of shopping and stopped at Famous Dave's Barbecue and we're very glad we did! Generous portions with a great down home feel with baked beans, corn bread muffins, garlic mashed potatoes and coleslaw as well as delicious BBQ'd ribs. Can't wait to return!

Thank Glenda M
Sevier County, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped in because if it's convenient location. First visit to Famous Dave's. Oh my goodness...it was lip-licking' good stuff!! Great service and great food. The Burnt Ends appetizer was a meal-in-itself. After that, couldn't finish the 6 St. Louis rib dinner. Still licking my lips after I've left the restaurant and will absolutely be a repeat customer.

Thank Tammy J
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here being recommended by some family members while visiting Montana, we were a table of ten, the waitress serving was brilliant, pleasant and nothing was too much bother, we ordered the all American feast which when arrived was delicious! Well worth buying when going with large groups! Would definitely come back here if visited again!

Thank csinclair1393
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous Daves BBQ Kalispelle Montana is a rustic chain restaurant with a pub on one side and a restaurant on the other. With a log cabin feel, outdoor and hunting decor makes for a Montana experience. I had the Cheeseburger with famous fries which was perfectly done and tasty. My wife had the Pulled chicken sandwich with pecan roasted Brussels... More 

Thank Copl12
Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at over Famous Dave's before although the first time here. The location is convenient off of highway 93. The building is relatively new and looks good inside and out. There's an outdoor sitting area with a fireplace which would be fun on a cool evening. Our food was great, the drinks cold and the service was very... More 

Thank Chris H
Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

In town for a gun show and always are over joked to find a Dave's. Love their choices & food. 2 of us had ribs & they were awesome & messy of course. Had good service & thoroughly enjoyed

Thank rita w
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Anticipated these ribs all day. Ordered St Louis 6 rib dinner. Dave's sauce was great, ribs were good. Would have been a 5 but: expected fall off the bone rib - it wasn't, one rib had literally no meat mostly sauce, should have been cornbread squares with butter and honey - was a corn biscuit with butter.

Thank iceman1947
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I ate here on 9/13 and Avery was our server. She was excellent, and helped us with our meals. The food was excellent and we ate in the bar area. It was big and had many tv's and nice big booths. The decor was pure Montana and it was really cool. I could not believe how nice... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

You're going to get a decent meal here. My issue is that to me, all of the BBQ items taste the same and there isn't an authentic smoke taste but rather tastes of smoke from a bottle. It's chain restaurant food with a feeling a pre-prepared. The atmosphere is charming with character, but it can be quite noisy when their... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I will start out by saying that this is a chain restaurant, we have them in Indiana too, and they have the same food items on the menu just about anywhere. The food we had here was very good - I had awesome brisket tacos - and it was of the quality I would expect from a Famous Dave's BBQ.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: 406-752-7427

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