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“Great Place!”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #4 of 91 Restaurants in Hermitage
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
South Bend, Indiana
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185 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great Place!”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Famous Dave's may be a chain, but the one we visited in Hermitage, TN really stands out. The servers were absolutely awesome...we were having a "mini-reunion" with family friends that we hadn't seen in years (even though we communicate all the time). They let us stay and visit at our table for hours and hours and didn't try to oust us! We really appreciated their friendliness and understanding. And the food--simply delicious and plenty of it. Everyone commented on how excellent their barbeque meals were. No wonder this chain restaurant is so popular! Get there early--we were told they don't take reservations.

  • Visited April 2014
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great Barbeque”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

We stopped here for lunch not knowing anything about this restaurant. Walking in reminded me of a cabin (albeit large) in the woods back in the 50's. We were greeted by friendly staff and since it was our first visit, they explained all the sauces and gave us chips to taste the different sauces. (Most everyone favored "Devils Spit” and the "Georgia Mustard". The food was very good. I along with two others loved the catfish fingers. The chicken wings, burnt ends sandwich, ribs and beans were enjoyed by all. Bon Appétit

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank CTLYankee
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good as always”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

I laughed when I noticed that the busiest restaurant in town was a chain BBQ restaurant. Famous Dave’s is good and you know what you’re going to get.

  • Visited January 2014
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Bowling Green KY
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180 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great Eatery for Family”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

Less then two miles from Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. This is a wonderful place for the family to have a meal. They even offer huge family meal samplers consisting of rolls, ribs, vegetables, chicken, pork all served on a trash can lid. This is a fun place with good food and the bread pudding is so so good. Three adults sharing and we brought some home. We plan to stop again when we are in the area.

Visited December 2013
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Thank ManyConferences
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East Falmouth, MA
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good BBQ”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed the bbq -- our table consumed ribs, wings, chicken and beef brisket -- and we thought all were delicious. Service was also very good.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Libby H
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