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Famous Dave's

3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
+1 760-352-9044
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“burnt ends” (5 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The atmosp;here was nice. The waitress was knowledgeable of the items on the menu and answered the boys questions with a smile on her face. She was attentive to our needs. the food was great. The boys wanted to return the next day to eat...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

For me the largest virtues of this place are that it is close to my hotel, it has cold beer, and it plays non-stop blues on the sound system. Only as I write this, some reggae is playing, so blues may be only what I...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We were out shopping, got kinda hungry. ..my husband said he felt like eating some good ribs, so were do you go for good ribs FAMOUS DAVES. ..ribs and cornbread were so good and Meagan our waitress was awesome. ...

Thank LACHINA62
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food was plentiful but a bit pricey for the area. Our server was particularly nice but I forgot to get her name. Do try the collard greens.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Most tender brisket I've ever had at a Famous Dave's. Good service also. Location is in the mall and hotel area and is accommodating to the area.

Thank ColbyButler
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a nice restaurant, good environment and greeeaaaat Food!!! The corn bread is insane, the best you can eat, as well as the other dishes, you will be amazed with the combo platter, it is great, you can taste all the food, chicken, pork....More

Thank Arturo O
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went here for dinner and it was great!! Great staff and great BBQ. Will be back soon. The family tray is amazing and a must have if you have a group.

Thank penmuro
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a late night snack. The service was good, the food was good, and the beer was cold. Tried to get some hockey on one of the TVs but the gal at the bar was remote challenged.

Thank bad4bob
Reviewed 13 February 2017

had the combination plate, ribs and burnt ends, all very good, coleslaw and mac and cheese very good. The place is clean and service is good.

Thank walt k
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ in the Imperial Valley. This is the only restaurant in the valley for BBQ, but it is the best. You don't have to drive to San Diego you can be eating within 10 minutes once you get there. The food is awesome and...More

Thank Salvador Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-9044
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