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Famous Dave'sBBQ

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$$ - $$$
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2915 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1304
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lewiston, Idaho
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there during lunch in the middle of the week. The service was fantastic and the food was very good. Had a salad with shredded chicken on it. My friend had soup, salad, potato which all tasted amazing. As soon as you walk in the door it reminded us of being cozy in a cabin which was very nice since... More 

Thank weedo15
Ephrata, Washington
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, great wait staff, lots to take in, with their decor, and the food was very good. Again, I had the chicken, and it was so tender and juicy! The sauce given was sweet and tart bbq sauce. Very Good!!

Thank Tabi111
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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351 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and right there when we needed anything. The food was fresh and tasty. I would go here again.

Thank Douglas R
Helena, Montana
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

watch out,,you have to go there hungry,,have never left there not completely filled up,,,if you eat it all that your served you won't want dessert,,,i've had the brisket,,,the sample plate,,the ribs,,, and the beef bbq,,,and all have been great,,,and it's not as pricey as you would think,,,the service was excellent and they do provide wipes to clean your chin with... More 

Thank Dave G
Sandy Hook, Mississippi
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a fish taco & a brisket taco. Both were deliciousness. I also had a local beer which was also nice. My husband had a brisket sandwich that was good as well. I also liked the decor! Would return - no complaints!

Thank roadtripper2323
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Well priced bbq with large servings probably best to dhare between too people if you aren't big eaters. Bbq was cooked well super soft with a great selection of sauces but nothing memorable.

Thank BettyBeEatin
Athol, Idaho
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We didn't stop for dinner until 8:00 pm. That just throws everything off! The ribs were fantastic and the sides of broccoli and fries were perfect. In fact everything was so good I was too full to have dessert. Next time, I'll just start with dessert!!

Thank Betty E
Manlius, New York
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I hate to downgrade this restaurant since we came in late before closing seeking dinner after a 10 pm arrival. Our reception was friendly, but the food was awful. I ordered a beef brisket bbq sandwich, which was fatty, tough and well done beyond being edible.

Thank beasdaughter
Spokane Valley, Washington
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We love the food at Famous Dave's. The choices are great! You don't have to eat bar-be-que. I just wish we had one in Spokane!

Thank Carla R
Bozeman, Montana
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Jonesing for "Q" so decided to stop, although always wary of chains. The pulled pork was OK, but the chicken was small, and rather dry. The portion sizes of entrees and sides are not quite up to what the pricing is. Satisfied our yen for BBQ but service was slow and unless I was in Missoula and had to have... More 

Thank Ernie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2915 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: 406-541-7427

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?