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Famous Dave's

) #378 of 1,879 Restaurants in Indianapolis $$ - $$$, American, Barbecue
8820 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227
+1 317-859-1102
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn muffins” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“wilbur beans” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8820 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Use to come here almost weekly. Management screwed things up with being quite inflexible about substitutions on the menu. So rude we hadn't been back in several years. Gave it a nod couple times in last month and better menu and management. It's a great...More

Thank scott1102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no doubt that they serve great food. The price is reasonable. Two adults ate lunch specials (Texas brisket with a cup of chili and a loaded potato and the pulled chicken sandwich with macaroni and cheese and a side of potato salad) plus...More

Thank lisaakemp
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Famous Dave's. I was surprised when I opened the menu how overpriced everything seemed. It's only BBQ. What surprised me more was after we placed our order how long it took for us to get our food. Again it's...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Clean and family friendly. Even handicapped availed seating accommodations Awesome service!! This is a must stop!

Thank grandma2wyatt
Reviewed 26 October 2016

my wife and I decided to try famous daves in our quest to find some great bbq. for us, this was not it. we tried the brisket and chopped pork sampler upon recommendation from our server.the pork was very dry, they didn't have any sauce...More

Thank bill812232
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered a huge lot of ribs, briskett, and coleslaw for our labor day party from daves. With beer punch and sangria, greens, cornbread and fried chicken this was a meal fit for a king. I havent ate that good in awhile, those ribs were...More

Thank mamalila
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

First I've got to give A++++ to Pamela excellent service !! Brisket was super moist and tender 😀pork platter scrumptious,,, the Feast 4 1 w BBQchix great and Baby n Meat delicious,,, sides of Wilbur beans, Mac n cheese and fries, and red smashed taters...More

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We went here tonight for the first time and it was awesome. The food was awesome and are waiter David did a great job kept our drinks full and everything even had some jokes which always make it better and gave us all kinds of...More

Thank cgalyan
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

All I can say is "if you leave here hungry something is wrong ". The Texas tips are delicious, as for the bbq chicken and pulled pork . Enjoy !

Thank josejitsu
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? We have been gone to Famous Dave's a number of times and have yet to disappointed in either the food or service! The recent visit my wife and I shared one of their BBQ Nachos and I must say I was...More

Thank lsant38
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8820 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-859-1102
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