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Famous Dave's

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208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
+1 865-694-9990
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Much later than usual for dinner, we arrived. Less than an hour before closing. Despite the cleaning and bustle of the evening closing routine having started, our server was very nice and attentive. We ordered the shareable BBQ platter with a variety, which was fantastic and didn't taste like it was "left over" from the dinner crowd hours earlier. The... More 

Thank Deana S
Greenville, South Carolina
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We met friends here for dinner. Their first time, our third to a Famous Daves. The food was great as always. The bbq pork was delicious as we're the sides. Can't forget the bbq beef brisket nachos. Always a big hit. Service was also super.

Thank David R
Minneola, Florida
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I couldn't believe how good these ribs were:)... So good we eat there twice. Service was fast. Make sure your hungry when you go here.

Thank chaz9977
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We were Amazed how good an tasty everything was.And the staff was sooo friendly.an holds the doors for you coming an going.

Thank David H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My family LOVES Famous Dave's. We got hooked on it five years. When my daughter went to Richmond, Va for school. We've ate at both locations in Richmond. Food is WONDERFUL. So we thought that since we were in Knoxville. We would eat at this location. We were disappointed. The service was great. The restaurant was nice. But the food... More 

Thank melgarrett
McLeansboro, Illinois
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Food was awesome lots of choices in sauce, tried them all. Was 1st time here, service was good was seated right away. If you order alcohol have your id they card everyone, which was OK with me. Loved the cornbread muffin.

Thank travelersalongway
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

My wife and I dined here on our first day in Knoxville. Our lunch was very tasty and arrived quickly. We both had the Ribs and Pulled pork sandwich lunch with sides of mac & cheese, baked beans and corn on the cob. Our waitress was Famous Amy. She was very friendly and when we told her we were in... More 

Thank Mark J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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364 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped here for takeout, although the food was very tasty I did not think it was worth the high prices. This restaurant is very expensive for what portion sizes are served. Not sure, but maybe we'll give it another try.

Thank Mark C
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

BBQ. it's what I wanted. It's what I got. Beef brisket tips, pork ribs, chicken, beans and greens. Good. Good. Good. Good. And good. The service was good too. Did I mention the food was good?

Thank dougriley
Loveland, Colorado
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71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This restaurant is known for its BarBQ and was well worth the money. They have cornbread muffins which are excellent.

Thank Richard Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?