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Famous Dave's

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1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
+1 301-682-6100
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here in a few months but last time they had just changed the menu. First thing we noticed this time is the prices have gone up and plates have gotten bigger, but the portions are smaller. It's still a ridiculous amount of food on the entrees, but don't expect to want a doggy bag. Drinks are ok,... More 

Thank Tracy B
germantown, md
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Been there a number of times, now, both for dinner and for lunch. When it's good, it's very, very good. When it's bad it's horrid. There for lunch the other day. At the table for four, there were orders of ribs and of pulled pork. All dishes were delivered in less than five minutes. Not a good sign. The ribs... More 

Thank banjobwana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I had two meat brisket and my wife had the catfish. Both tasted great. The service was good and the experience was one that I wouldn't mind doing again. My only complaint was that the bathrooms needed some serious attention

Thank adam h
Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped with my colleague for a lunch. Nice place decorated to the liking of people who loves outdoors. Food was okay too. Recommended stop for a food and beer when you coming back home from a fishing trip.

Thank Tomaszeks
Brunswick, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Been here a couple of time and i like their food it's average and priced well. Not great but good enough

Thank daveb428
Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, 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: +1 301-682-6100

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