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Famous Dave's

7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
+1 303-399-3100
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (27 reviews)
“burnt ends” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at a few Famous Dave's throughout the country. It is always good food at a decent price. Famous Dave's will not compare with some of the top BBQ joints in, say, Texas, but for a chain, they do pretty good BBQ. This...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I ordered through Uber Eats and ordered a beef brisket sandwich with extra sauce, extra pickles, and fries. The brisket was so fatty it was hard to get any meat from it, I had hardly any sauce, no extra pickles, no ketchup for the fries,...More

Thank Skpop23
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The food was excellent, but the service was poor. Went here with friends before the Dodgers-Rockies game and wanted food and some beers before the game. First off, we had to wait for a long time before they came to take our order. We ordered...More

Thank Tor S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

For a chain this place is pretty impressive, I had the burnt ends and ribs. It was the best BBQ I've had in Colorado. The sides were average. I ordered the nachos as well and they were okay, wouldn't order them again.

Thank I_do_stuff
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Famous Dave's in NY have baby back ribs on their menu and they are great. This location does not so I had to settle for a chicken sandwich as I do not care for St Louis Style ribs. The chicken on the sandwich and...More

Thank Ricki21
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Very good sports bar & restaurant. Ate in the bar area with good sports TV. Great boneless wings and Wilbur hot sauce just that; hot but tasty. Even bought a bottle of the stuff to take home. Service excellent throughout! Recommended and i’ll defo go...More

Thank steviecox44
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Real American meals, great service! The interior is spectaculair. The food is all American classics for a fair price. A lot of families come here to celebrate.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with two friends after a flight from Manchester UK, it was happy hour and we got a pitcher of Stella and a main meal each for about $20. Be warned the very hot sauce on the wings is VERY hot but also very...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich via Eat24. The sandwich didn’t taste too bad but it was small. I’m glad I ordered sides and dessert to go with it. The fries were good and helped to make up for the slider sized sandwich. The...More

Thank skyserf
Reviewed June 10, 2018

My Marine Vet nephew and I went there when we were in Denver for Cinco de Mayo...delicious barbeque, excellent drinks, great atmosphere, attentive service...the place was packed, yet we were in and ready to order quickly...lots of families and couples, and a few singles at...More

Thank Develas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7557 E 36th Ave, Denver, CO 80238-2472
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Stapleton
  • Neighbourhood: Stapleton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-399-3100
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WELCOME TO THE LONGEST-RUNNING BACKYARD BBQ PARTY IN HISTORY! We serve amazing BBQ to friends and fellow food lovers. Reserve your seat now and join the best BBQ party in Colorado. MADE-FROM-SCRATCH GOODNESS! A passion for authentic BBQ is behind everything we do. We start with top quality meats, hand-rub them with fresh spices, and slow-cook them to perfection. FAMOUS DAVE: HE’S THE REAL DEAL! Raised by Southern-born BBQ lovers in a world of street-corner barrel smokers, Famous Dave spent 25 years visiting thousands of BBQ joints. After decades pulling his own all-night cooking sessions, he felt he was ready to open his own BBQ place in 1994. AMERICA’S MOST AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT! Our passion for BBQ is famous! We’re honored to be consistently chosen as America’s favorite BBQ restaurant. We also like heading out to competitions and putting our BBQ up against what the other elite pitmasters are cooking. To date, we’ve won more than 700 awards!
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