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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
+1 419-609-2054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (81 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cedar Point in August 2017 from the UK and I spotted this restaurant on Google Maps when looking at dining options close to the park. We had eaten at Famous Dave's in other parts of the USA and so we looked forward to...More

Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't too much open outside of Cedar Point, so we ventured to Famous Dave's, arriving at around 7:45 only to find they closed at 8:00. We were warmly greeted and taken to a windowed booth area and ordered a couple of drinks. My wife...More

Thank NJTH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burger was excellent...service was great too! The fries were old/cold....not great. A little expensive for what we got but it is at Cedar Point so I guess it’s to be expected.

Thank Khohman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is extremely difficult to get to. It's inside of the Marina parking lot at Cedar Point. You need a key code to enter this parking lot, but are not given one. Before you get there, you have to pay $20 to get past...More

Thank Renshai65
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

They call it famous Dave’s but we like to call it famous Davos! Wow Davo you have totally done it my man ! Ordered a wide variety of meats chopped pork, brisket and ribs !!! It was all epic to say the least. We also...More

1  Thank zoetrezise
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We came for dinner, we stepped out of the park to eat here. We ordered a platter for two which was HUGE (I always forget American portion sizes are outta this world big), we barely put a dent in it. It was sooooo good, Iove...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited Cedar Point a few times over the years. On one of these trips someone directed us to Famous Dave’s on the pier. We eat here every time we visit now and it’s just as amazing as the first. We were blessed to...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 10 February 2018

So this is right outside the park by the marina. It's a really convenient place to slip out to for more quiet and relaxing lunch for a break from the park. We left the park one evening and decided to stop by for dinner. Friendly...More

Thank TravelingDad216
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The brisket platter I ordered was not worth the money. Super thin sliced, chewy meat. Not what you'd expect from a larger chain restaurant. Thin slicing always leans towards an under-cooked slice of meat to hide the rubbery texture. It was nice to get out...More

1  Thank tabascoak
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I ate at Famous Dave’s with my wife, kids (1&3), and parents. We ordered the All American BBQ Feast and it was perfect for our group. Everything tasted great and even my kids ate and were happy with the meal! Our server was quick and...More

Thank SuperPoser
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Dennisa H
8 August 2017|
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Response from kw1355 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to pay for parking and they do not take it off the bill anymore.
Patricia E
27 October 2016|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
They close when the park closes for the year. They're open during Hallow Weekends but only when the park is open
21 April 2015|
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Response from Sandtown7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will, a group that big they will love because its good business
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-609-2054
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