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“Great Ribs” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #16 of 224 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Milwaukee
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great Ribs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

We ate here based on Trip Advisor reviews out of a number of restaurants near our hotel. We were glad we did. We each had 1/3 rack of their award-winning ribs--four meaty ribs, choice of two sides, and a corn muffin. We both thought they were some of the best ribs we've ever eaten. The sauce was flavorful, slightly smoky, and not too sweet. For sides we chose cole slaw, baked beans, green beans, and fries. The fries were pretty ordinary--the other three choices were excellent. The corn muffins were very good too. (Ours were not swimming in butter.) Being a Saturday night we had to wait for a table, but not very long--maybe 15 minutes. The service was excellent in spite of being very busy. While waiting for our order, we were given a small bowl of homemade chips to try with the six different BBQ sauces on our table. And when I raved aout the sauce on the ribs, the waiter brought me a big bag of samples to take home. From the other reviews I was worried about being too stuffed, but 1/3 rack was just perfect. If we stop in this area again on our way south, we won't eat anywhere else.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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175 reviews
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“I'll take a double bypass with that muffin.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

In the south they like their butter. My muffin was soaked with butter. I picked it up and it was sitting in a puddle of butter. My wife's potato was swimming in butter. I am sure it was a 3500 calorie potato. It was a nice size potato. I'm sure it was partially microwaved. It was not as good as Texas Roadhouse's potato. Be ready to pay for a small draught beer. $4.50. I thought that was a bit steep. We were about done with our lunch when our drinks arrived. It took about 20 minutes to our drinks.

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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky, United States
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“Wow a great BBQ place in Northern Kentucky”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

This place is always great. I go there about once every two weeks and it always tastes great. They have a Burger that buts everyone else's to shame. Be careful of the small bottle of sauce it is really hot. They also make the best keylime pie this side of Florida

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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“Always a great meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

I don't get to a Famous Dave's often, but I am always pleased when I visit! Great food, and a great staff. Looking forward to another visit.

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Florence
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6 reviews
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“bbq”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

never unhappy withe the food or the service. never a long wait, and the drink selecton is long. and the drunken apples are a must have, The baby back ribs are to die for. we also do take out alot from here, and there is never a long wait

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