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Famous Dave's BBQ Ribs & Blues

3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
+1 612-822-9900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (45 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A favorite BBQ restaurant since I was in college in the 80’s. They are known for their ribs and chicken with various proprietary sauces. If you can’t eat in the restaurant, try them via UberEats in which they have an extensive menu available and it’s...More

Thank FantescaGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here many times and keep coming back. My only complaint is the dance floor. It's just a small concrete area in front of the stage. No one even moved aside tables to make space for what was obviously a dance band. The service...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We visited this location while on a family trip to Minnesota. Our kids all love Famous Dave's food, so we went out of our way to find this location since the one in the mall closed. What we didn't know was that this location is...More

Thank shanac2008
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great cole slaw, brisket and pork. Nice atmosphere and moderate pricing. Add a little brew to make it a perfect meal.

Thank CHudson1955
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Those were honestly some of the best ribs I've ever had. Everything else was fantastic too- the chicken, the brisket, fries, beans, coleslaw- all just absolutely fantastic.

Thank HowLongs
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch here and was very good. Server was friendly and attentive. We tried both the brisket and the chicken and they were both tasty. Prices are very reasonable. Certainly worth a stop.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We were traveling up from Alabama for our vacation to my parents home in northern Wisconsin. It's closer to fly into Minneapolis and drive over. Anyway, we were hungry so used this app to find something close and were taken to Famous Dave's. There are...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Wasn't impressed with the employees behind the counter. They seemed annoyed, and we felt very rushed when ordering. No reason to rush us, as there was nobody behind us waiting. The food was very good, and very filling. Bathrooms were not clean, which is a...More

Thank pc350
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A trip across the border isn't complete without a trip to Famous Dave's, but I hadn't been to the original location on 3001 Hennepin before. A body of mine who was from the Twin Cities always insisted that the original location was the best, and...More

Thank Paul U
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Prolly had the worst server in the universe. We had to chase him down to get drinks. Our appetizer order was "forgotten" by the kitchen. That's after we asked about it after waiting 45 minutes. We asked for extra napkins and we had to go...More

Thank MaryLou T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-9900
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