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“Great location, food and service”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #5 of 187 Restaurants in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed August 20, 2013

We went on a family vacation and this Dave's was one of the best. It was in a great location on the water. Food was good and service was great. Thanks.

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TyleratCP, Manager at Famous Dave's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

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Reviewed August 18, 2013

Famous Dave's is located at the Cedar Point marina just outside the side park gate. (if in the park, exit between Turnpike Cars & Dodgems). It can be hard to find as it is down the dock past the Marina Store.

They serve basic barbeque and have a varied menu but, since this restaurant is owned by Cedar Point, the prices are higher than normal. And since CP owns this franchise, they do not accept Famous Dave Coupons or frequent customer programs.

The other thing that I noticed on this visit was that the portions seem to be smaller. The amount of meat on my brisket sandwich was a lot less than last year and the size of the sides has also decreased. Service is still fairly good, but the kitchen seemed to be slow at getting the food out. (I heard the table behind us making a comment that the speed of the kitchen has gone downhill in their minds as well.)

Overall, Famous Dave's is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the park and is priced similarly to the other CP owned restaurants in the area. (Like Friday's.)

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Thank JECOhio
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TyleratCP, Manager at Famous Dave's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Your feedback is helpful and we will continue to monitor our service and quality. Thank you.

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Reviewed August 13, 2013

I was first introduced to Famous Dave's by a co-worker. He took the office out to eat here. I then shared it with my family, we went one year for the fourth of July. And went back this past weekend. We live 1 hour from this restaurant, but it doesn't matter. The food is great, finger lickin' good, and just the atmosphere of the water, boats, birds and Cedar Point right there is just really nice.

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Thank anscoma11
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TyleratCP, Manager at Famous Dave's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

Thank you for making the trip to dine with us!

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Reviewed August 12, 2013

My family and I LOVED Famous Dave's! We ate there twice while at Cedar Point. Both times were seated immediately. We ordered the family feast and the BBQ was DELICIOUS. The corn bread muffins were to die for. Famous Dave's is right outside the side entrance of Cedar Point which makes it a convenient place to have lunch outside the parks. The Family feast is not cheap but it is actually a great deal and feeds a family of four with leftovers to take home. Highly highly recommend.

Thank CampbellScot
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TyleratCP, Manager at Famous Dave's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2013

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Reviewed August 12, 2013

What is better than enjoying BBQ while taking a break from Cedar Point? This place is right off of the bay. Sure, the menu is filled with carbs, but that's what you get when you vacation. Still, this food is going to be better (value, taste, and health-wise) than what you might come to expect inside of the gates of Cedar Point! Also, this place is perfect to eat at during rain delays!

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Thank Dwayne K
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