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Famous Dave's

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3250 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226
+1 480-782-1212
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friends and I try to get to our local Famous Dave's at least once a month. Something else I love about Famous Dave's is how many times they have saved me when we had spontaneous guests for dinner and I was able to pick up a Family Feast tray of assorted BBQ and side dishes that saved the day in... More 

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Thank Sande R
Nipawin, Canada
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in with a group of 8, everybody was happy with the large portions. Smoked ribs were fantastic, had a large platter filled with all the goodies. The server was great to us and we had a blast in there. Tried the hottest wings they had, I give them a "B" for heat but an "A" for taste. They could... More 

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Thank Beeverstreet
Cornwall, Canada
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is for casual dining; which I like. And Dave's is known for their barbque. The service was good but the food was not. I had the Brisket and it was extremely dry; not what I was expecting. My friend had the ribs. They were not dry but they were fatty and chewy. Also not what I had expected.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Stopped into Famous Dave's BBQ today for lunch, nice reception and they had some of their spicy pickles out there to try, make sure to try them if you haven't had them they are so good. Their lunch specials are always a good way to go and you just cannot go wrong with any of their food. Today I had... More 

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Thank cbagladygo
Oak Park, Michigan
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Ribs were above average. I would give them 4 out of 5 stars. Service was great. Décor is very interesting.

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Thank DougCsr
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This ribs are so good. I like to try all of the sauces because they all offer a different taste, which is often what I'm looking for. "Bold flavors". The corn, I can eat everyday and mmmm mmmm, the muffin is to die for! Stop over and check em out! You won't regret

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Thank K C
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234 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is an amazing place to go if you are a RIBS lover. You won't be disappointed with any dish, especially the St. Louis baby back rack or half, it is like OMG amazing. They also have great dessert. Sign up for e-mail and get a free bonus.

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Thank dr. joe g
Gallup, New Mexico
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Our 1st time dining here our daughter found the place and it was very good of course the place was empty but I still tried and I won't forget the brisket and sausage they were both so juicy and a wonderful smoke flavor! The waitress was so accommodating to our every need but I can never get names maybe because... More 

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Thank M D
Tempe, United States
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

If you order the family platter for 4~6 people, you can pretty much feed 5 adults and one child. We like the dry rub rib more than the St. Louis, so we asked the waiter if we can have all baby back ribs instead of some of the St. Louis ribs, they said "no problem". All their food are great!... More 

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Thank shunyu n
Fairbanks, Alaska
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100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Have been to many Famous Dave's over the years and this is typical of them. No complaints, good service, good food,large servings. Nice to see a manager stopping by the table for feedback. Little noisy being a family go to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: +1 480-782-1212

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