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“Thanks Dave for lunch!”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #10 of 19 Restaurants in Oakton
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
USA
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Thanks Dave for lunch!”
Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

We always enjoy Famous Dave's, and this year for Veterans Day, we were impressed how many veterans for whom Dave was buying lunch. Food is always great; patriotism is always respectful.

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English first
Washington, DC
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“great ribs”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

kinda pricy for what you get and avoid the bar if you aren't a drinker...but the food is great. consider take out. love the pulled chicken with slaw on top sandwich

Visited April 2012
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Lovettsville, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Yuck”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

We tried this restaurant a couple of times a few years ago when it first opened and were not impressed. We decided to to try it again to see if it had improved. It was actually worse. First, the food. The only people who could like this food are people who think that a McRib sandwich is BBQ. The ribs were tough and chewy. The chopped pork was fatty and full of gristle. The cornbread muffins were greasy. Second, the service. We were seated right way and our orders were taken, but our food was served before we got water or drinks. When we asked for a check, it took 20 minutes to get one and pay. Ain't going back.

  • Visited August 2012
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Fairfax, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Very bad experience”
Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

We been in this restaurant 5 years a go and the food was so bad today we went back (2nd chance ) hoping that they may gotten better , the food was too bad I couldn't eat but one bite only . We waited long time for a server to assist us .
Vey bad experience
We will never go back .

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Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Casual eating, great food”
Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

We were looking for barbecue and stumbled on Dave's. It was busy for father's day but service was very fast. Ribs were really good. Roasted chicken was a bit greasy but very flavorful. I loved the chopped pork. Good healthy portions. Casual atmosphere.

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Thank DLW8
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