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“Superb ribs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Famous Dave's Barbeque

Famous Dave's Barbeque
12148 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907
239-690-3283
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Ranked #42 of 808 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Fort Myers, Florida
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Superb ribs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

As ribs go, these St. Louis ribs can't be beat. The service was excellent both times we were there. Side dishes were good but nothing special but what would you expect in a BBQ place.
Try the banana pudding which is to die for. But share it with a friend. No ordinary human could eat this much!
Not classy and a little loud but as a rib joint, it just can't be beat.

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“Great ribs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Sorry forgot to write this last week, I go to famous Dave's every year when I am in ft Myers, this year the ribs were better than I remember not short skinny dried one in the bunch, they all were meaty, tender and all very tasty. Also it is good to see the catfish back.

Visited September 2013
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Indiana
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“True southern barbeque”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The pork barbeque is EXCELLENT and the number of sauces available is great. I'm a Memphis barbeque fan and I always go to Dave's when I'm in Fort Myers - consistently fine barbeque. Service is fast and the servers are friendly - a recommended choice for couples or families - you will love it.

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Rotonda West, Florida
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“fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

as always the food was great, the service super and the price was right. we love this restaurant. we ordered the bbq platter for two people and it was a lot. the brisket was smokey and tender, the pulled pork on a slice of toast was delicious, then the 1/2 a chicken was tender and smokey....... and i cant say enough about the ribs..... nice and lean and meaty, seasoned to perfection, with this came 4 ears of corn, 2 corn muffins, the out of sight pork and beans with big chunks of meat swimming in it..and on top of this a great price........ mmmmmm, so good...... cole slaw was delicious ( i usually pass on the cole slaw, but this one was great).....cant wait to go to fort myers again and yes, pig out...... love it

  • Visited September 2013
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“Famous Dave's Does it Again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went in on Monday after reading a review on the Burnt Ends appetizer.
We both had it as a main with ribs, really good, it was a nice change from the usual feast for 2.
Creatures of habit we will be back later this week for some more.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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