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Famous Dave's

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As featured in 3 Days in Wisconsin Dells
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435 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1508
+1 608-253-6683
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've ate there in the past and the food was fine, this time the Food was not good! High price with low quality! Fries were not done, beef brisket was blah...maybe it's better during peak season.

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Thank Shaws2much
Cuba City, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish we could do increments in halves on here becuase average seems like a cheap shot. I wouldn't say it was very good but it deserves at least a 3.5. The fact they have paper towels mounted to the table should tell you something. Tasty messy barbeque like it should be. I believe roughly 6 different sauces are also... More 

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Thank CriticalCooking
Diamond, Illinois
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159 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love famous daves Friendly service Reasonable prices Great rib tip appetizers and sauces Always return

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Thank Tsample7
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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127 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered carry out ribs and a salad. The order was ready in about 10 minutes. The food was great. The salad had the dressing on the side so it travelled well. The ribs were very good. They have extra sauce packets near the entrance and I would recommend you grab a couple extra for the ribs.

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Thank wsmithhd
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Service was ok. The fried catfish is amazing. The macaroni and cheese is really good.

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Thank Heather S
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

I went to Wisconsin Dells this previous weekend with my family and close friends and we all really enjoyed ourselves.The waitress went above and beyond to make us comfortable, she even brought us a knife and plates for the cake we brought. There was an incident where another patron got drunk and threw straws at our table. The staff made... More 

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Thank Cari S
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

ages 50 down to 2 years old.....5 people and we all found what we wanted and we were all happy with our dinners....love it

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Thank usadiane
Chicago
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Went with 4 kids. Chose cuz it had root beer floats and I thought the kids would like the food. It was ok. The menu looked like many iterations of the exact same thing... one type of meat or another with BBQ flavoring. Everything was extremely salty. Waitress didn't ask how I wanted my burger cooked but it wound up... More 

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Thank Dramaticme
Wausau, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

I was disappointed in this "Famous Dave's". I had bragged at how great Famous Daves was based on the Madison restaurant. No pig noses or bibs here (for one thing) which always adds to the experience. The ribs were great! The service was lacking (and they weren't even busy at lunchtime).

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Thank rwbsangel
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Famous Dave's restaurants never disappoint from the service to the wonderful barbecue. Service was fast and waiter was great. Love their BBQ comb meals are the way to go so you can sample a few different things.

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Thank Scott T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-253-6683

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