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“Good Food and Nostalgia Too!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #63 of 232 Restaurants in Sterling
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Williamsburg, Virginia
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362 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Good Food and Nostalgia Too!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Not your run of the mill barbeque place. There is something for the entire family here. The brisket is excellent. I can't say I was a fan of the extra barbeque sauce selection, however, the brisket was fantastic on it's own and didn't need sauce.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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209 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Good Food. Great Prices. Lunch specials in smaller portions served until 5:30 which is perfect for me. Very nice staff. Good music. Jo is a hoot!

Visited July 2012
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Sterling, Virginia
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Fingers Only”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I just love this restaurant. I always end up picking up something with my fingers to eat. I'm glad they provde lots of napkins and wet wipes for after. The portions are good and I always clean my plate.

Visited October 2011
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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Yeah, it's a chain, but a darn good one!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

The menus at Famous Dave's vary depending on location and region. This one had fried pickle's which were great (the one in CA doesn't offer them). The variety of sauces are fun to try.

Visited August 2011
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Western New York
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“So so BBQ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Seemed like a joint that survived on reputation alone. Most of the food was phoned in commercial quality reheats. Portions were not that impressive and prices were high. Place was pretty dead on a Friday night so that should have tipped us off.

Visited May 2012
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