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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
+1 419-609-2054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (81 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After friends had eaten here and gotten a platter for two, we decided to come for the platter for on as theirs was absolutlely huge. We got the platter, it was big enough to share for sure. ribs, chicken, brisket, corn on the cob, coleslaw,...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Famous Dave's for dinner while at Cedar Point. Staff was friendly. Food was excellent. We enjoy sitting at a high top by the bar so we can watch the boats in the marina. Prices a average. Add this to your CP must...More

Thank amywX5694WV
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate a delicious meal with a nice view of the Cedar Point Marina. Service was fast and love that all of the bbq sauces are on the tables.

Thank Buffalogirl366
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Cedar point had dinner at Famous Dave's. Need to go to the back of the park where you can exit go eat and then return to the park. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our waitress took our drink order promptly as well...More

Thank Deercreek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for dinner while we were at Cedar Point. I’ve been to a Famous Dave’s before and this one was just as good, if BBQ is what your looking for.

Thank Max10000rpm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time. Can’t wait to go back. The food was awesome. Service could’ve been better. But definitely will go back.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Famous Dave’s for lunch before a 3 hour flight back to Texas. The portions were good, YUMMY corn bread muffin and overall pretty tasty sections. Texas brisket is seriously not Texas brisket but other selections were pretty good. I would go again.

Thank 919angeliaw
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We visited Cedar Point in August 2017 from the UK and I spotted this restaurant on Google Maps when looking at dining options close to the park. We had eaten at Famous Dave's in other parts of the USA and so we looked forward to...More

Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed May 31, 2018

There isn't too much open outside of Cedar Point, so we ventured to Famous Dave's, arriving at around 7:45 only to find they closed at 8:00. We were warmly greeted and taken to a windowed booth area and ordered a couple of drinks. My wife...More

Thank NJTH
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Burger was excellent...service was great too! The fries were old/cold....not great. A little expensive for what we got but it is at Cedar Point so I guess it’s to be expected.

Thank Khohman
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Dennisa H
August 7, 2017|
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Response from kw1355 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to pay for parking and they do not take it off the bill anymore.
Patricia E
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
They close when the park closes for the year. They're open during Hallow Weekends but only when the park is open
April 21, 2015|
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Response from Sandtown7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will, a group that big they will love because its good business
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-609-2054
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