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Famous Dave's

4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
+1 616-301-7711
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (8 reviews)
“corn muffins” (4 reviews)
“burnt ends” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The casual atmosphere is quirky yet at the same time old-time southern familiar. Hands down the BEST BBQ around. Server's always upbeat and even the side dishes, including the large Corn Muffins are so good!

Thank Rickster_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were shopping at Rivertown Mall and decided to get something to eat. The Famous Dave's in our area closed so thought it would be nice to go there to get something. Our server Brandon was pleasant, cheerful and very helpful. We decided to share...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We've had pretty good take out, but dining in was not so great. In a town with tons of local craft brews, they had nothing except chain stuff. Really a shame. No veggies that aren't bad for you either. But the BBQ is pretty decent.

Thank handyjan
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Came here at the teenage birthday boy's request. The waitress was very nice and brought refills quickly. My daughter didn't get the sandwich she ordered and it came out as a more expensive dinner instead. We kept it because we don't like to complain. There...More

Thank Dyan M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We try and only come here when we have coupons or for the lunch specials. The food is always good and it comes out quick but I feel like it's a little overpriced for what you get. They do have a variety of barbecue sauces...More

Thank ej9718
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We stopped here on our way home from vacation. We got takeout for lunch and took it to a local park very close by. We got the catfish and BBQ pork lunch portion meals. Everything was amazing as usual. We look for this chain when...More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped for dinner on our way home from Holland. We both decided to order the 6 bone Ribs. Our orders arrive promptly and our waitress Christina was very pleasant. Food was very good and had some left to make BBQ sandwiches another meal.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We waited more than 10 minutes before anyone even came to the cash register to seat us. Waited another 10 minutes for a server. She took our drink order, waited at least 10 or more minutes while she passed by us and went 2 tables...More

Thank Sallie F
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

After making reservations for a 15 guest at 7 when we arrived they told us we missed our 6pm reservation we got seated anyway pretty quickly and had a very good waiter very polite and knowledgeable food was tasty

Thank 684rachaelc
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I was recently in the Grand Rapids area for some technical training. Lunch was catered in from Famous Dave's. They served BBQ chicken and pulled pork. There was also a nice salad, mashed potatoes, a small sweet "johnny cake style" corn muffin and corn on...More

Thank Nathan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4505 Canal Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grandville
  • Phone Number: +1 616-301-7711
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