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“Good alternative but be careful what you order!”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #9 of 194 Restaurants in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We ate at Famous Dave's in Cedar Point last weekend and as it is a good alternative to eating at the park and paying the rediculous prices for Fridays or park food, you still have to be careful what you order there. Other members of my family got the barbeque chicken and it was just fine but I ordered the pulled pork, which turned out to actually be pork ribs that they pulled off the meat but mostly fat, and put it on a piece of bread. The results were a mostly unedible pile of pork fat with some barbeque sauce on top. I could not eat it! I ate the sides and left the place still hungry. Don't get the pulled pork at Famous Daves!

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

I think I've concluded that the food is just ok in general. Sometimes you can have a really good meal though.

Thank Golfgal5
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

This restaurant is located in the Cedar Point Marina--if you go by boat, you can dock free while you are eating. Food is barbecued everything--ribs, chicken, beef--along with traditional sides, cornbread, macaroni and cheese, fries, etc. Not cheap, but they give you a lot--would be easy to share dishes. Everything we have tried has been good. They have some outdoor seating overlooking the marina.

Thank jules71
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

Stepped out of the park to go to Famous Dave's at the Marina. Just a short walk and easy re-entrance with a hand stamp. Surprisingly good. Also a nice Allergy menu as I am gluten and dairy free and had many choices. We went in around 5:30 and had no wait and the park was decently crowded. Not sure if they take reservations, but would be worth a call on busy park days. Very kid friendly and they do have a full bar. The prices weren't that bad compared to the in park prices of food. Friendly, quick service as well. At least you get a full dinner in a nice relaxing setting. Will come back again.

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Thank Curly8
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

Fun atmosphere and good BBQ. Bring the family and ask for extra napkins. Try the pulled pork and the ribs, ask for extra sauce. Yum!

Thank JoeyPaulyG
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