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1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bowie, Maryland
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This was going to be my first visit but my cousin assured me that the food is always good and boy was she right. We had the "BBQ Feast". It was delicious!!! #tryallthesauces.

Thank nixxs101
Jeannette, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere and friendly staff. They suggested off the menu items which were excellent. The hot sausage was unbelievable as well as brisket. Ribs were very good too. If you get a chance you have to eat at this place. Wow!! 😊

Thank Oldjayhawk1980
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I took several friends here to celebrate a birthday it was a party of 15 we had barbeque platters around beef chicken potato's corn on cob corn bread we had a good time

Thank Mike C
Cumberland, Maryland
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

One of the keys to chain restaurants, at least for me, is consistency. I have eaten at a number of Famous Dave's around the country and perhaps five times at this specific location. The food is consistently good. The meat has a nice smoke flavor, it's moist and tender and not over spiced. The service is also consistently good and... More 

Thank Bigeater2016
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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Great service, good BBQ. I ordered the HogWild special. It was an all you can eat St Lewis Rib Tips, chopped Georgia Pork and Memphis mini ribs. Great value for the price.

Thank Mrbmist
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Charming and "country" style restaurant. Great service. Limited menu but specializing in pork and beef. Beef brisket was delicious. Plenty of food and great sides to choose from. Plenty of parking and good location. Can't have glutten issues or on a heart healthy diet to eat here. But, otherwise, enjoy a slice of Americana that is long disappearing. Good Value

Thank scovelrichard
Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

What more needs to be said about a BBQ restaurant. It was GOOD. I was allowed to modify my to go order over the phone and use a coupon.

Thank untameable
Charles Town, West Virginia
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149 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

My wife and I shared a rack of ribs. These are with out a doubt the best ribs I have found and I have been to Carolina's ,Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia Washing DC, and all parts of Maryland. There are meatier than other ribs and tasty just the way they are but they have about six sauces at the table that... More 

Thank Richard L
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The food was good - the service was just OK. From the time we placed our order which only took a few minutes until we received our food - it took about a half an hour. That wouldn't have been terrible because my friend and I were having a conversation but it would have been nice to at least have... More 

Thank DeeS9348
Cambridge, Maryland
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

we should have known there was going to be challenges when neither of the 2 hostesses could figure out where to seat our party of 2...(seriously)... were seated in the bar... we placed our order, (which took way too long)... lost sight of our waitress for quiet sometime... eventually she came back and asked us if we were ready for... More 

Thank blizzard425

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-682-6100

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