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Famous Dave's

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1718 Eglin St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6117
+1 605-341-2115
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mankato, Minnesota
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We lost our Famous Dave's a few years ago so we try to visit whenever we see one. I hadn't had a stuffed baked potato in ages and this one did not disappoint! Lots of tender pork - delicious!

Thank Mutti_D
Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The quality and quantity of their food left a lot to be desired. If I was looking for good BBQ I would not stop here again. Service was good, food was average.

Thank WildmanRuss
South Dakota
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We got quick, friendly service during our visit. The kids meal was well done not over cooked or under sized. I inhaled my beef brisket and hubby said the baby back ribs were really good (better than our last FD outing in Minnesota). All in all would certainly go back.

Thank DakotaGirl18
Kissimmee, Florida
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the brisket which should be able to cut easily with a fork. Mine was so tough shoe leather would have been more tender. My friend ordered chicken and loved it.

Thank Jerrystr
Sioux City, Iowa
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387 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Pretty good BBQ if you don't have any other options. We usually avoid these but it was close to our hotel and we didn't want to run around. It took a while to get the order but the staff was friendly and offered me water while waiting to go.

Thank jnobz
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This time they do amazing job the to go girl was really nice my food was amazing, everything was in my tray even they put some extra corn and muffins from last time they forgot ,thanks so much.

Thank DaniloSalan
Rapid City, South Dakota
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Food was wonderful! We love getting the Feast platters so we can have a taste of everything! Our server was very friendly and attentive! Great atmosphere and great service! We have younger kids (10 & 8) and they love it. The Feast for Two was just enough for us. But for a family with more kids or older children, the... More 

Thank nisen4
Ramsey, New Jersey
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Having been to the Famous Dave’s BBQ in Bozeman, MT, we decided that this was a reasonably good bet for Barbecue since this is a chain restaurant. We were not disappointed. The service was just as prompt and courteous and the food was just as good. We decided to order the Feast for Two or Three since they had a... More 

Thank looksatsmallthings
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We love famous Dave's! The menu has many different options for everyone but a must have is their cornbread. Delicious.

Thank the4bruces
Black Hawk, South Dakota
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Great place to take kids. If you're looking for a quiet, intimate time - this is NOT the place. Great service, but hard to talk to each other over the noise

Thank Inger0sa

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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
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1718 Eglin St, Rapid City, SD 57701-6117
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-341-2115

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