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Famous Dave's

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$$ - $$$
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991 Industry Blvd, Smyrna, TN 37167-6815
+1 615-220-2276
11:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Rock Spring, Georgia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i enjoyed the ribs. good service. very good bread pudding. i will go again so i can try something else.

Thank rachmoore214
Smyrna, Tennessee
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time to ever eat dinner here, BUT when we got our check we were charged for someone else's meal plus our dinner. Then when we tried to get a credit they refused and behaved very badly. We were very disappointed in the way we were treated, and we WON'T be back there to eat again. Although... More 

Thank Jen616
Nashville, Tennessee
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232 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I hesitate to go because I feel it's overpriced for what you get and they don't have the combos I like. On this occasion we got the Meal for One and split it two ways and there was plenty. It would be way too expensive (and way too much food) for one person. The food is good, however, and I... More 

Thank Hapcity
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Famous Dave's tonight with friends and it was a terrible experience. The food took 30 minutes to come out, the waitress was not efficient and the food was Coke when it finally did come out. The portions were very small for the amount we were charged. We will not be back anytime soon.

Thank Gwen W
Smyrna, Tennessee
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316 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Haven't been here in forever. We usually only go when there is a coupon or a special - they haven't had any of those lately. We go for Sunday lunch. Looking over the menu we wondered if we had accidently gone to Jim & Nicks. The prices for what you get is out of sync. I'll admit - ribs are... More 

Thank room121
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought you could get great tacos and a margarita at a bbq chain? Salads are awesome. Ranch and Blue cheese dressing made in house. Service is always exceptional. I always sit in the bar area. Famous Alisa, Austin, and and my man Ricky always take great care of me. If you like margaritas they have the best... More 

1 Thank Cheresa W
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a very nice dinner with plenty to eat. We started with the onion strings both my wife and I loved them. Then we had a feast for one. It was good enough for both my wife and I. It included Georgia chopped pork, 1/4 country roasted or barbecue chicken, 3 St. Louis style spareribs, sweet corn, Wilbur beans,... More 

1 Thank jerome k
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The food was awesome here. Some of the best chain BBQ I've had in a long time. It is a little pricey but worth it to me.

1 Thank ALCalhoun
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I've been here 1 time, so this might be a preemptive review without sufficient experience, but I don't care. I have to say something about the service first - the young lady that waited on me was so warm, friendly, and knowledgeable. She was a true professional, and she gave me a "tour" of the different bbq sauces before my... More 

Thank JRees67
Smyrna, Tennessee
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Two pleasant surprises ...... 1. size of rib racks and meet on the ribs 2. variety of dishes so there is something for anyone. Faster service and TV viewing in bar area.

Thank drmurphy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 991 Industry Blvd, Smyrna, TN 37167-6815
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-220-2276

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