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Famous Dave's

7501 N Mesa St, West side of city close off of I-10, El Paso, TX 79912-3505
+1 915-760-5355
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (16 reviews)
“corn muffins” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7501 N Mesa St, West side of city close off of I-10, El Paso, TX 79912-3505
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Flew into El Paso and went to dinner at a local Famous Dave's. The service was good my meal was poor and my friends was good.

Thank rblumen1
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I visited west El Paso location with my family, service is good, could be better... the spicies and bbq sauces are great, food is really well cooked and very tasty... draft beer is a most... but mix coctails are good as well... kind of expensive......More

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I emphasized that the pork ribs “ better be tender”. Alas they were a luttle tough, dry, not much meat ... poor show - and I told Big Dave He had some interesting photos on the wall of El Paso , but Big Dave had...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This places food is really amazing however it’s way to hott inside the restaurant. I literally blacked out from the heat in there and hit my head really hard on their ground. They need to have better ac in there it’s already hot outside and...More

Thank Melissa9221988
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The place was packed and being on Airway Dr. That is to be expected. Parking was tight, but there were a number of large groups being accommodated because of graduations. The food was good, hot, with generous portions and a wide variety of hot and...More

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The meal arrived early and I received updates on delivery via text. The food was awesome! I only ordered a cheeseburger with fries, and dessert. There was no way one person could eat it all! The prices are very reasonable!

Thank Stephenee E
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The brisket is pretty good, I usually pair it with their wings in the combo. The hottest sauce is Wilbur’s revenge, it has all the flavor of habanero and the heat to back it. Great sauce choices in general for any of the meat options,...More

Thank Laratron2k
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We met friends there for dinner to get our fix of BBQ. We had some options but decided on F.D. Great family atmosphere and tge service was pretty good. The place was clean as we're the men's restroom. Our table shared a platter for the...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Not the same this location.Need to bring back the old manager Kenneth. Food use to be good not anymore. Travel to the airways location.the food is much better and tasty. Would not recommend the mesa st location.

Thank 1,627
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My spouse introduced me to this place, when we first met in 2010. I loved the ribs. Big and tasty. Now, 7 years later, they are dry with less meat. The only good thing lately is the waiters. They are always very friendly.

Thank wkfo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7501 N Mesa St, West side of city close off of I-10, El Paso, TX 79912-3505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-760-5355
Phone: 915-760-5355
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