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Famous Dave's

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208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
+1 865-694-9990
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burnt ends, grilled pineapple and brisket!!! These are the only things I can personally speak for and I get it every time we visit, but my wife and in laws say everything they have tried has been delicious. I kid you not, the burnt ends are worth going for if you order nothing else!!!

Thank Patrick S
Loudon, Tennessee
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous Dave's is an outstanding chain of restaurants. We had our first taste of Famous Dave's in Chicago but are now very happy to find them in Knoxville and Chattanooga. But this review is JUST ABOUT KNOXVILLE. That's because the staff at this Famous Dave's is OUTSTANDING. During each of our dozens of visits they great us warmly, serve us... More 

Thank John B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Went on Tuesday night. Couldn't decide what we wanted. The server mentioned a special that is the "meal for 2 -3" with $9 off. So we got that - and it was yummy. The special had three meats; chicken, ribs, and we selected brisket for the third meat; it had slaw, beans, corn on the cob, fries, and bread. Everything... More 

Thank 50StatesBucketlist
Oviedo, Florida
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Beef brisket and burnt ends are to die for. If you BBQ, you have to try this place. Everything is good. Try out the pineapple steak wedges as a side item. The main dining makes you feel like you are eating inside a log cabin. They even have a fireplace. Don't pass this place up. Service is always good and... More 

Thank rcscowell
Asheville, North Carolina
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch, had pork BBQ & burnt ends with a side of jalapeno Mac & cheese. DELICIOUS! Sandwiches were filling, had plenty of sauces to try too. Highly recommend.

Thank Queenwondergirl
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

OK. Look. The food here is generally very good and reasonably priced. The service is good , and our waitress today, B r a n d y, N. F., was excellent. But here's the problem: order a burger and they will only cook it "well done" or "medium well"! No medium. No medium rare! "They're not allowed" to cook them... More 

Thank GrampyW
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Not sure why we don't go to this restaurant more often. Requested substitute of Grilled Salmon instead of other meats. It was excellent! Great & attentive service too.

Thank Danez B
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I recently moved to the Cedar Bluff area, and actually am a supervisor at a BBQ restaurant in Knoxville. I'm always looking for new places to go because I'm so picky, and I get tired of my works food quickly. I felt like I was cheating on my job today when I came in because of how much I loved... More 

Thank cindyy67
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Very clean , very friendly staff. A family, country feel . I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Marymartha65
Aiken, South Carolina
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and so was the service. We had chopped barbecue pork. Delicious. If you love good barbecue don't miss this one. Several sides to choose from and good sweet tea.

Thank missyp212

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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
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 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: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9990

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