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Famous Dave's Barbeque

355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-740-3180
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“rib tips” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our waiter recommended the black & blue mule cocktail. Great recommendation, the drinks were delish! Food was good and dessert was amazing! I had never had bread pudding before and oh my gosh..it was like heaven! Service was good as well...the only minor hiccup was...More

Thank Sotagal1
Reviewed 19 November 2017

My brother and I went there for the Veterans day special. My brother said that it was the best barbecue he had from the chain. He said that in other restaurants the meat had a tendency to be rubbery. This meat fell of the bones....More

Thank garyaverill1
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We love famous daves!!!! Great food, friendly staff, Anna was our waitress and she was great!!!! Place is always clean!!! Food is reasonably priced and always good.. try them out!!!

Thank John G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Tried it for the first time this Spring. Take out w/ the family style option. A lot of food for $35 (if I remember correctly)

Thank JBUP
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great place for a large family meal, and their ultimate platter is amazing. But there are also negatives. If you don't want to pay to be in the parking lot you may have a hard time finding anywhere to park, and may...More

Thank Roadrat1948
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Good food and good service. What would make it even greater would be better quality ribs (more meat, less gristle), cooked 'til it "falls off the bone", served a little warmer. This is not a bad choice. It's what I call a "it will do"...More

Thank WisconsinRanger
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Food is perfection and not too expensive! Love eating here all the time. Friendly staff and good ambience.

Thank Ruby A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After a hot Sunday afternoon, at Canal Park and after walking around we were ready for a late lunch. It was nice to step out of the heat into a cool restaurant and Famous Dave’s looked like a family friendly place. It was about 2pm...More

Thank Mommytraveller1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have visited Duluth a couple of times and I always eat here. Restaurant is very family friendly and the menu never disappoints. The feasts/combos make it ideal for large groups of people. The ribs are delicious.

Thank ShakaReri
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We ordered the appetizer platter, as we have previously at other Famous Daves. It was apparent right away that the rib tips portion of the platter was not even edible. We tried a couple of bites and had to spit out the meat as it...More

1  Thank Barbara R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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