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Famous Dave's

8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
+1 502-493-2812
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“burnt ends” (3 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went the Saturday before Christmas early evening. Megan was our server. Our food was EXACTLY as we ordered. Tasted wonderful! Megan did a great job refilling our drinks and checking back with us to see how we're doing. Highly recommend this location of Famous...More

Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Famous Dave's is one of the best places to get great bbq. Their grilled chicken sandwich topped with cheese and rich & sassy bbq sauce was excellent. Interior was very clean, too.

Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed 14 August 2017

As one can see I have a review here from August of 2016. I can say my visit this year was much better. Nothing wrong with the food either trip at all. This year I was addressed and seated quickly. We all have our particular...More

Thank n2tires6
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Famous Dave's has good chicken and pork sandwiches for the whole family to eat and located just off of Hurstbourne lane.

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We used to go to Famous Dave's quite a bit about 8 years ago. But, we got burnt out on the service & the food. So, we thought we would give it another try to see if things switched up. And yes the did! The...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Our server was helpful and the food was great! We ordered the feast package for two and fed three people. There was even more left, but we couldn't eat it.

Thank Graceandfaith
Reviewed 17 February 2017

It had been a while since we last visited Famous Dave's, so we decided to visit for our weekly Friday out meal. My wife, Cathy, and I both ordered the pork sandwich and side ( Broccoli for her and fries for me). The portions were...More

Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We love it so much!!! We have had our server Michelle twice now and she is hands down the BEST!!! Food is delicious!! We got the feast for two and three of us split it and we still had leftovers.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for our grand daughters sweet 16th. Birthday. The food was fabulous & the service was great. We got the whole slab of St. Louis ribs & my husband & I shared. He got the French fries & I got the beans. Fries...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

To be fair the service was quick, efficient and friendly but the barbecue tips was an exercise in fighting fatty meat and gristle. The chopped Georgia pork was fine but not as warm as it could have been. Mashed potatoes and the fried apples were...More

Thank jgbtravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-493-2812
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