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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (107 reviews)
“rib tips” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (35 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When Famous Dave's first opened in Fort Myers, FL the waitresses wrote on white butcher paper their name. The told of each flavored BBQ sauce on the table and wrote the names on the butcher paper. It was fun, portions were great and prices were...More

Thank Kendra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burnt end sandwich or appetizer is what’s for lunch! That’s all I can review on since that’s all I’ve ever had. They are VERY good. I order mine extra crispy.

Thank solofishergal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place during a stay over in fort myers. Everything is cooked to perfection and the beers are cold. Couldn't ask for a more helpful server either, Famous Joe is the one to ask for. Definitely recommend this place. Prices are average too.

Thank robsW885JJ
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Our first time at Daves, most impressed. Called for a late lunch around 2pm so the place was fairly quiet. Our server Larry was a great guy, very helpful and very efficient. My wife and I opted for the 6 rib special, served with sides...More

Thank Paulsdrake
Reviewed 17 August 2017

2 for 1 drafts $4.50 so $2.25 each. Perfect food portions, no doggie bag needed for all 4 of us and all plates cleaned.

Thank davidpwilkes71
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The food is great and reasonably priced. Very casual and comfortable atmosphere. I love this place!!

Thank Kwan M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Feast for two on a Tuesday night, this was spot on, plus 2 for 1 drinks it is a win win win. A little bit of everything served on a giant plater, all piping hot and delicious to eat. If your into doggie bags your...More

Thank W1DSN
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Happened to be in Fort Myers and stopped in on our way back home in Naples. I'd never been here but my boyfriend had, with good things to say about it, so he made the suggestion. I'm glad he did! The food and it's price...More

Thank CSmith04
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Okay, I am from TX and comparing FL to TX ain't fair...so I am going to comment on things you don't normally find in "family" TX BQ restaurants. They almost got a 4 stars because no senior, vet or other discounts...also FT. Myers is a...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the opportunity to try the restaurant yesterday. We both chose the Georgia pulled pork sandwich. It was good BBQ, and they had several choices of sauce. I had the upgraded margarita, and it was excellent - a feat many bars...More

Thank Konasmother
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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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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