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Famous Dave's

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1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-627-2324
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must agree with other reviews, restaurant is a great option compared to the food available inside the park, yes, even Pinks which is also well worth the visit, but maybe not the lineup. Had difficulty deciding between the Devil's Spit burger or the Ultimate, the server suggested the latter since the sauce was available for sprinkling at the table. Went... More 

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a picky eater and this restaurant accommodated me. I Thank them for putting up with all my request.

Thank Dave S
Fairview, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

For a bar b que place wasn't impressed . Was ok but it needs to be a bit more quality of food grade as in meats.

Thank DrWade64
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We love famous daves! We have been here multiple times and always have a great experience. Get the dinner for two or four and you will be in hog heaven! It comes served on a giant trash can lid. I love the brisket here! You do have to pay to park at the cedar point gate but if you show... More 

Thank dpzguy
Sandusky, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We love the food at Famous Dave's! We are local and live in Sandusky. We usually would go with a big group of people and share the garbage can lid. When you entered the park you would pay for parking but then they would take off the parking on the bill at Famous Dave's. As of last year Cedar Point... More 

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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312 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Really good BBQ. We got a family meal that came out on a garbage can lid. The brisket was awesome. Great atmosphere right on the lake. Our server was excellent.

Thank Electraglide2005
Marblehead, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 18, 2017

WE love Famous Dave's. We frequently dock our boat there and have supper. Great food, and good service. sometimes very busy because it is at Cedar Point Amusement park. Nice views of the marina if you have to wait for a table.

Thank Mary S
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

I went to Famous Dave's in Chicago Illinois, and it is a great restaurant. I can't give 6 stars, but if I could, I would because the food was so amazing. No one can imagine how satisfied I was with this restaurant. I will definetly will visit you again.

Thank Estuardo M
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The food is ok it's just very pricey, we would rather spend the money at Tomo or Bay Harbor. It's crowded so maybe I'm missing something.

Thank AZCatFan1998
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Decided to take the family out to eat after a long, hard day at the amusement park. We enjoyed the hospitality and good service. The food was higher priced compared to by our house but that is to be expected at Cedar Point. Food was fast and good which is what we were there for. Probably will go back next... More 

Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-2324

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