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“Miss the Pecan Pie”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #53 of 549 Restaurants in Wilmington
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wilmington, Delaware
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474 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Miss the Pecan Pie”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

We eat or take here about once a month. This time we were disappointed that the traditional chicken wings were not meaty but rather dry and hard. They changed their menu recently and removed the delicious pecan pie. It's one of the reasons we have gone back there so often.

  • Visited April 2013
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English first
Wilmington, Delaware
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474 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Ribs and Burgers but Not Fish”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Tried the all you can eat fish on Friday and it was just OK. I prefer their ribs and burgers. We asked for cod and no catfish, but our platter came with both. Our server was nice but didn’t seem to be around much. Had to wait longer than expected, but it was a bit busy. I won’t bother with their fish again.

  • Visited March 2013
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Wilmington, DE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

I absolutely LOVE barbecue... And wings.
This place has REALLY good sauce choices, great food, and it's really not very expensive for all that you get.

Note- I love spicy food, especially wings. However, the sauce known as "Wilbur's Revenge" is too spicy even for me. It leaves your mouth burning like its in the hotspot of an inferno. You've been warned.

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Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good barbeque and lots of good sauce choices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

Had the opportunity to eat here on a Sunday evening while traveling for business. Staff seemed friendly and food was a good value for the price. Service was prompt, as well. Enjoyed the 5-6 different sauces they have, each with a different taste and level of 'heat'.

  • Visited November 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Tasty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Although not too original, you do get that bbq feeling in this place. Good portions and well prepared food.

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Thank Dwbrg
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