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Famous Dave's

2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
+1 406-752-7427
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (91 reviews)
“burnt ends” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just love going to Dave's when we are shopping near the Big Box Stores or Costco. You can also walk to it from about 3 of the new Chain Hotels nearby. Its such a nice atmosphere inside and the service has been great lately....More

Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here at least once a month as they have the best brisket and st. louis style ribs. There are lots of sides to choose from - portions are generous! Always have a take home box. We have always had good service. Their happy...More

Thank 548sandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Famous Dave's on a very cold, stormy winter evening. Our first time in this chain restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised at the attractive interior and comfortable booths. The service was good, and the food was well prepared and tasty. the selections sides...More

Thank champagnegirl62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Famous Dave’s is our go-to in Kalispell! We have told everyone we know coming down here to make sure and go. Not only are their ribs amazing but all the side dishes as well, garlic mashed potatoes, jalapeño mac and cheese, the beans, yummy corn...More

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, the wide eyed male host should NOT be dealing with customers. Service was all around disappointing, rib tips were super salty and 5/5 ppl in our party had painful gas all night. First zero tip we have ever given and would NEVER recommend...More

Thank ReadyAnytime
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We went to this restaurant to my son's BD as a first time kind of blinded. The place is very big, but still feels cozy with a huge fireplace and the food oh boy! we were in 4 and we ordered the big sample plate,...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I see by my 2011 review I have been going to Famous Dave's for quite some time. I am still a fan of the restaurant and one so/so meal experience will not send me running. We will be back - however we will not be...More

Thank Merle
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The ribs and chicken are cooked with attention to an old-fashioned method of barbequing. Great seasoning, great selection of sauces. I was very disappointed with the attitude of one particular server but overall, the service was excellent.

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We ordered the Feast for Two, but it should be called the Feast for Four. The amount of food was unbelievable and everything was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. The price was very reasonable. Great place to eat after a long day...More

Thank 11alicew
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Looked at several eating places on Trip Advisor and finally decided on Famous Dave's. Being from Texas, we've eaten a lot of barbecue. Our server, Barb, was very friendly, knowledgeable of the menu, and the city. Ordered the Feast for Two, which would actually feed...More

Thank mauilover09
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Edward e
25 April 2016|
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Response from Hoss98057 | Reviewed this property |
There is a full service bar. In the evenings the bar serves half priced appetizers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: +1 406-752-7427
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