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Famous Dave's

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1753 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225-4924
+1 716-892-7427
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for some good bbq, check this place out! I ordered the chopped pork meal which came with half a cob of corn, corn bread muffin and 2 sides. Lots of food for a reasonable price. They also have an assortment of sauces at every table. I ordered a bloody mary and it was by far the biggest... More 

Thank Rebecca L
Orillia, Canada
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there on Friday night. We were able to get a table quickly. Our server was David. He was good, funny and accurate. Our food was excellent as usual. I had the ribs and pull pork combo.

Thank Germain1000
Welland, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely delicious bbq and fabulous service! Restaurant is clean, friendly and welcoming. Couldn't have asked for better!

Thank daky420
Bedford, New Hampshire
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

lunch. It was good but I have had BBQ in Austin Texas and that is hard to beat. Service was spotty. Fod came quick and hot like we like it.

Thank klonie603
Fort Erie, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Food is always great. Frozen mango margauritta delicious. We get the sampler. So we can enjoy a bit of everything. No complaints about the food or staff. All good. We keep going back.

Thank Gerri M
Sacramento, California
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was great. On par with memphis bbq. The sauces were great also. The pricing for the food and take home sauces right on point and makes the location affordable for families. Don't change the food quality. It's perfect.

Thank jpcrash
New Hyde Park, United States
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Very close to hotel is truly a bonus. It had great chicken and ribs enjoyed by all. Service was good.

Thank Stephanie R
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Descent food & portions. Pleasant atmosphere. Great for bbq enthusiasts. Variety of bbq sauces even for purchase.

Thank Sluggerrouge
Cheektowaga, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

So we went to eat an early dinner. There weren't very many people at the restaurant, probably because it was a little early still. So the hostess sat us next to a table where about 5 servers were sitting around socializing. You could have sat us almost anywhere in the whole restaurant because it was almost empty, why she chose... More 

Thank SquareBadge
Niagara Falls, New York
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110 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

For a box - you get BBQ that one would expect. It will not "wow" you - but it will fill your tank. If you are accustomed to Fat Bob's, Dinosaur or some of the other great BBQ joints - disappointment awaits. The exception to this is the brisket - it is done well - especially when you experiment with... More 

Thank Brett C

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1753 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225-4924
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-892-7427

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