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Famous Dave's

1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93551-3946
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93551-3946
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Reviewed 1 week ago

love BBQ then Daves is the place. Daves knows how to prepare the BBQ. Service was great and enough food to fill an army

Thank williamnS7303DK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited several times. The food is always good and the wait staff is friendly. Their homemade chips are awesome!

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were seated pretty quick for a Saturday. But thats where the pleasurable part ended. We ordered soft drinks and onion thingy's and it took a while for the drinks to show up. Then the onions came, but no plates for them. Then after 10...More

Thank gr8whtshrk
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I love this place! Well not the prices so much but the food is awesome. The atmosphere is good fun. Very open floor plan is very refreshing. The crispy fried chips are wonderful. The prices are high and add up quick. Best thing is to...More

Thank Brianna F
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for a birthday lunch for our 1st dining experience. The lady who attended us was very helpful with our order and also gave us some info on the different kinds of sauces they have. We got the Famous Feast. I like the...More

Thank prettylobster
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have eaten with friends, colleagues and family several times and have a great time with the servers, good food, experimentation and the only thing missing no matter how many suggestions made, are the lack of beef ribs that may actually set this place over...More

Thank RLDrPH
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Well the food was not as good as last time but there were some good things. They started with a sample of their homemade BBQ chips, excellent. The chicken was overcooked and tough, but the fries and 6 varieties of BBQ sauce were great. Service...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My food was just ok, but my wife loved her sandwich. Staff very friendly. Large restaurant and only one stall in restroom. Not enough when serving meat and BBQ to a bunch of men.

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Don't know what Dave is famous for but it's shouldn't be his brisket. It was dry and tasteless, some of the sauces were nice but anything would help the flavour. The staff were nice and we got served quickly but there was only one other...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

One thing I am sure of after reading these reviews, and then trying Famous Dave's for myself, is that California doesn't know BBQ. Tender, but unbelievably dry and flavorless (smokeless?) brisket, a hot link completely devoid of any "hot" at all, ribs that, without the...More

Thank 628JoeM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 W Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93551-3946
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palmdale
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