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Famous Dave's Barbeque

12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
+1 239-690-3283
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (111 reviews)
“rib tips” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there with friends in late January. Everyone ordered brisket and after the order was placed it took over 30 minutes to get our food. The two for one drinks were forever being served and the waiter confused on who got what drinks. Had to...More

Thank texasinsc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great. Great flavor, great menu can’t beat the BBQ. Except Coor’s Light and etc beers are $4.50. Or better. Service is very good the bartenders are great with talking and being friendly and are on the ball for anything you need always checking...More

Thank stephenhT3335RM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding for a chain. Nothing but net. Had SA Winter on tap in the winter. Wont find that in Boston MA! Will be back ASAP.

Thank Douglas P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed and relaxed at Famous Daves while on business. Friendly staff and the buy one get one free Happy Hour i had on a Tuesday was great. Food was good. Try the fried pickles. Outside seating is nice this time of year

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently spent a week in Ft Myers with friends. We decided that we would order food in one of our nights and called Famous Dave's to place our order. They did not disappoint! Ribs, chicken, beans, corn, corn bread, and coleslaw were phenomenal. This...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The food was so good! Friends took us and recommended the ribs! Award winning with their finger licking salsas...Yumm!

Thank Kat n Jeremy D
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

They have great food at Famous Dave’s. The service was great. My chicken was delicious and tender. I’ve never been disappointed when eating at this restaurant. Our friends enjoyed it too.

Thank Lindamaebda
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Service was very friendly and our waitress kept our glasses full which was nice. The food was ok, not very memorable though, basic barbeque. Atmosphere was nice.

Thank jpvhel
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing to say the least! I’ll start with rum punch. Couldn’t taste any rum, all ice, very sweet! Ribs were big but all bone. Tasted ok but certainly not the fall off the bone ones. 4 ribs for 16.95 and all bone. Corn muffin...More

Thank 430debbie
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I have passed this place a zillion times and never thought to give it a try. So recently I did. Sat at the bar and had the best service ever. The gal was terrific and made some great suggestions. I got the brisket platter with...More

Thank gschleiffer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-690-3283
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