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Famous Dave's

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300 South Pine Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
+1 562-436-9260
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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South Florida, Florida
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I normally do not rate chain restaurants, as they normally do not change much from one to another. However, this particular Famous Dave's had very dry and flavorless Texas brisket in the "sampler" meal for two. I assume that they expect the diners to use their various sauces, which are decent, but nothing that I would take home. As far... More 

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Thank Ju@n R
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here tonight and despite closing 25 minutes after we arrived we still got seated and good service.

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Thank Alex T
Signal Hill, California
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127 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite BBQ places. All the options are great, love the pulled pork. I also love the variety of sauces they offer. Service is usually great. I heard if you name was Dave they gave you something but forgot to verify.

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Thank rcaldin
Meota, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good and truly enjoyed the music that they were playing over the speakers not overly loud just right so you could talk to your company or friends.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food was good. We ordered a platter for 2. Had enough food to feed 2 more people. Pleasant young waitress. Good Food, good drink

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Thank JLCCC1970
Manhattan Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We arrived at the nearby Hyatt hungry around 8:30 p.m and went to Famous Dave's because it was conveniently across the street. Nice atmosphere, friendly service, good drinks. I had the Kansas City ribs and they were meaty as described; my wife enjoyed the barbecue chicken. The restaurant was reasonably priced and a good choice for a casual, easy meal.

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Thank Michael J
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16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Lots of sauces snd good meats. This last trip I must admit my baby backs were good but not falling off the bone delish good. Coulda used a bit more time. All else was great.

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Thank scottyacht
Milford, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a party of 11 - some from out of town (think 2 hour drive in heavy traffic). We arrived early to put our name on the wait list. HOWEVER, they would not allow us to do so until our entire party was in the restaurant. Once we were finally seated, our server was great (Famous Jonathan). If it... More 

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Thank KimBux
Hacienda Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I went with about 8 people and ordered the family platters. So much delicious food. we had to take some home.

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Black Hawk, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a great waitress and the food hit the spot! It was our first night there and when we saw Dave's we couldn't resist

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 300 South Pine Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-436-9260

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