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“Staff handled difficult situation well-food okay too”

Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

Restaurant located at a corner accessible by several driveways and two entrances, unpatrolled. This busy Friday night as a single diner I was placed in the bar area near TV (okay, I'm a sports fan) and near intoxicated bar dwellers (not ok, whatever). two gentleman and a lady arguing using the F bomb etc. First course,tasty rib ends, appetizer with a choice of sauces. The information printed about the sauces is spot-on. Coast to coast. this was pretty good appetizer. With my own adult beverage I settled in for a 2 hour respite from the 405.
I dive right in-I don't know the two woozy men, and the girl has her back to me and begin my facial saucing. They were so loud, cursing in a family restaurant. next thing she paid for drinks and left. Yay! Next the two fellows with me watching them within 2 feet of them, signaled to each other, and left in unison-beers and shots remained at their table. Within five minutes, not sooner, the bar lady came over and gasped-they didn't pay. Boo hoo.
The two families with children, myself and another single diner, along with the barflies, had spontaneous street drama. Beware of driving on Bristol Street on Friday evenings, BTW.
Love that drama while having supper- The fellow worked nearby, said the bar manager fellow. he will be caught. Ahhh, I can relax. But no, now the bar lady's going to lose money. But shhhh the big burly other, where-were-you-when-the-drunks-were-yelling manager came in. He actually looks like a bouncer! Maybe he is strong enough to move the eating tables back from the bar, I wished. She coyly whispered to the shaggy haired familiar patron sitting nearby.
Eventually the other patron secretly paid their tab (surprise!) I finished noshing the other part of my meal, a third rack of ribs with sides. Try the pineapple grilled side-beans were killer, 'cue nothing to write home about. Next I will go to the Famous Dave's in Bakersfield.

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