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Famous Dave's Barbeque

355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-740-3180
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (11 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

The whole key to famous dave's, if you ask me, is to go with friends/family and order the huge meals they offer where you get some of a lot of the things they offer. That way you can try lots of different things and really...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Since I was not staying at a hotel in the Canal Park area where this place is located I needed to drive there and find a parking place. Even though it was not high tourist season it was still difficult to find a place to...More

Thank gracerk
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Famous Dave's is the only BBQ place i will go to in this one is great like all the other ones I have went to the food was great the service also the best if you are downtown go there

Thank jeromew323
Reviewed 2 February 2017

As always great food and service. We had a big group and call ahead and they were ready for us. Everyones food was perfect.

Thank Puddler2014
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I can say a lot of things about this restaurant but two words "the best" sums up everything. Food, wait staff that smile and make you feel welcome, prices, comfortable and interesting atmosphere, our whole family loves it from grandparents to little kids, service, and...More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good BBQ. It has won awards. The big platter was great to share. It had multiple types of BBQ which allowed you to find what you like for the future. You can get the sauce in a grocery store for this brand but here you...More

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Duluth to spend the day together & we went down to Canal Park to look around & we went to Famous Dave's to eat, that's down in Canal Park. The staff was very friendly & nice. The waiter that we had was...More

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and pretty much like other locations in MN. I've been here a few times and once they did run out of corn. The location is great. Centrally located among all the hotels on canal park.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Although most restaurants in Canal Park are mediocre at best this restaurant stands above the others for good food, value and service. I ate here once before and it hasn't changed. I had the grilled brisket salad, kind of unique but very good and appealing!...More

Thank Xenos2
Reviewed 21 September 2016

$5 parking in the lot, but easier than trying to find a spot on the street. BBQ was great. Casual atmosphere, good for families.

Thank wannatravel970
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-3180
  • E-mail
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