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Famous Dave's

$$ - $$$
East Louisville
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8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
+1 502-493-2812
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Louisville, Kentucky
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81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 ample and tasted great! Matt did an outstanding job as our server, careful to check... 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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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 were awesome but the beans were not cooked long enough for me however the ribs... More 

Thank Joyce G
Louisville, KY
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570 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
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 good as was the cornbread. Yet, the experience wasn't as good as it could have... More 

Thank jgbtravels
Grand Blanc
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was off the chain...you really get your moneys worth. We got the catfish, must have been 8 or more pieces. Great food great service!!!

Thank Lacreasha G
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167 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Certain times of the year are better to visit than others. The food is always good, but from October through December, it's always better because the feast for 2 is about $14 cheaper than any other time.

Thank Michael B
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239 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We love going here to eat the food is always good but a bit pricey. Normally we try to go around lunch or early dinner and have had a great time slow meal and chance to visit. This time went during dinner hour and what a difference. The food was still good but felt rushed. Also the volume in the... More 

Thank LurchLouisville
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had eaten at Famous Dave in two other states. This was the first time experience for family traveling with us, and they loved it. The food and service were great! It was a pleasant surprise to find a Famous Dave in this city!

Thank SmoothJazzluvr
Panama City Beach, Florida
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Always take advantage of finding a Famous Dave Bar B Que. Stopped here around 230 PM Thursday August 4, 2016. Only noticed 6-8 vehicles in the parking area. My wife and I waited by the empty hostess stand for at least 8-10 minutes and no one appeared. I actually walked through the bar and by the kitchen area twice trying... More 

Thank n2tires6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?