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Famous Dave's BBQ

2880 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80528-9599
+1 970-282-8227
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (25 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
“rib tips” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
2880 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80528-9599
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We have been there at lunchtime and this is the perfect place for large group. The food is good with a lot of selection for all types of BBQ. I would recommend this restaurant if you like this type of food as it provides a...More

Thank Fabrice O
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The ribs and barbecue chicken were delicious and all in the family were very satisfied. Our waitress was very helpful and attentive to our needs.

Thank Hugo V
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I haven't been here in several years but this is a really nice family place to eat. The inside has a big moose over the fire place and cool things like fishing and hunting attire hanging from the walls. It is casual yet upscale. I...More

Thank Russell34550
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Famous Dave's has excelent parking and a western log cabin styled interior which seems just right for the bbq themed food, Add generous $6 margaritas and ice cold beer and you have a winner. The rib and smoked sausage or brisket platters with 2 sides...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Ate here with my daughter who also loves a good pulled-pork sandwich. It was fun trying the different types of BBQ sauces; not just the typical 2 varieties, mild or hot. We also mixed a couple to make our own flavor!

Thank MsCaliforniaRed
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Stopped for dinner on way back to Denver from Colorado State University. It was excellent barbeque! Had great service. Really fun atmosphere too. Will definitely come back here again.

Thank IVacaR
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Went to lunch with my colleague. Had their ribs & it was excellent. It was rather quiet at lunch time, though it was a Monday. Good place for anyday food.

Thank Frederick R
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Good: Choice of BBQ sauces at the table. The Bad: Our BBQ lunches took 30 minutes to deliver, then the food was just horrible. The Ugly: I ordered beef brisket which was full of fat, pretty much inedible except for a couple of bites....More

Thank Cyd'sTips
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Sides are terrific. Collard greens were outstanding. Cedar plank salmon was excellent. Once again ribs were chewy; not juicy or tender--but flavorful. Not the southern style juicy tender falling off the bone kind that we love.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The food was wonderful! Great service! I definitely recommend the Nachos! Easy to find location. Fast service! Kid friendly restaurant!

Thank Bobbie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2880 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80528-9599
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-282-8227
WELCOME TO THE LONGEST-RUNNING BACKYARD BBQ PARTY IN HISTORY! We serve amazing BBQ to friends and fellow food lovers. Reserve your seat now and join the best BBQ party in Colorado. MADE-FROM-SCRATCH GOODNESS! A passion for authentic BBQ is behind everything we do. We start with top quality meats, hand-rub them with fresh spices, and slow-cook them to perfection. FAMOUS DAVE: HE’S THE REAL DEAL! Raised by Southern-born BBQ lovers in a world of street-corner barrel smokers, Famous Dave spent 25 years visiting thousands of BBQ joints. After decades pulling his own all-night cooking sessions, he felt he was ready to open his own BBQ place in 1994. AMERICA’S MOST AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT! Our passion for BBQ is famous! We’re honored to be consistently chosen as America’s favorite BBQ restaurant. We also like heading out to competitions and putting our BBQ up against what the other elite pitmasters are cooking. To date, we’ve won more than 700 awards!
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