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“I am hanging up my chili pot!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Famous Dave's Barbeque

Famous Dave's Barbeque
Ranked #51 of 823 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“I am hanging up my chili pot!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

On a golf trip to Fort Meyers 4 of us went to Famous Dave's for their excellent ribs .. fortunately I ordered a bowl of Chili as a starter ... It was absolutely incredibly world class .. THE best that I have ever had (and I am a huge fan of mine!). Well worth the trip to Florida......

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank BarryDowns
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Fort Myers, Florida
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Superb ribs”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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1 Thank ChefYknot
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great ribs”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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1 Thank Jay M
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Indiana
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“True southern barbeque”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Richard C
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Rotonda West, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles 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
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hadersbach
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