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“Great BBQ”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #89 of 2,198 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: http://www.famousdaves.com/locations/Zip 95125
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Description: http://www.famousdaves.com/locations/Zip 95125
Reviewed December 11, 2012

You usually go to Dave's for Ribs & Chicken but their hamburgers are wonderful. We often get the All American BBQ Feast when we have company & want a BBQ meal with loads of choices. You can also get their smaller feast or their family to go items. Great for nights I don't want to cook.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I ordered the Feast with 3 of my friends, and after becoming stuffed, we still had a lot of food for doggie bags. The ribs, chicken and links were plentiful, tasty, and juicy. The sides of cole slaw, potato salad, and baked beans were yummy. The lemonade was some of the best I've had in a restaurant. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable of the menu and various sauces. The booth was comfortable and the atmosphere was pleasant. You can't go wrong, especially if you're hungry and want a good meal.

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Thank Tina M
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is not great BBQ. It is a fun old fashioned road house, where you can get as much texas toast as you want, and a pile of decent quality meat. The BBQ is texas style, but doesn't have almost any smoke to it. The prices are very reasonable - we got a combo platter that fed us for days. If you want better BBQ, check out Smoking Pig and ask for some off the high side, or go south a town to Trail Dust where you can learn what smoke is all about. It's better than most of the places in the san jose area, if you really want a pile of meat you could do worse.

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Thank bbulkow
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

Great EVERYTHING!!!! The pork ribs were served "naked" w/o sauce. They were tender and didn't have much fat on them. The rub was excellent. Plenty of sauces ranging from sweet to hot. John, the manager, was outstanding as was his personnel. Dave's has a bar area where you can eat and/or drink while watching their plasma TV's or you can eat in the lively dining area. I love ribs and this is one of our "go to" places in San Jose. Don't forget dessert. Their bread pudding is fantastic.

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Thank DWiedmann
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Love the brisket and if you like bread pudding, you must try theirs............mmmmmm good!! The casual atmosphere is fun, too!

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Thank Rose K
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