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Famous Dave's

1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7145
+1 309-664-0044
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7145
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Working next door and decided to eat here for our Friday lunch. 6.99 lunch specials are great. I got the pulled chicken. Very good. Great staff but a bit slow for us guys with just a 30 minute lunch. But the food was worth it.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beef brisket is by far the best meat on this menu. However, I have yet to have a disappointing meal. Please make the Bean & Cola BBQ sauce available for purchase!!!

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of people stay away from restaurant chains for fear of the same old food, the same old service, the same old atmosphere. Famous Dave's in Bloomington, Illinois will put all of those reasons to shame with their excellent service, interesting building and dining...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The BBQ was ok. Went because we had a gift card probably wont go back. Mediocre BBQ. Waitress wasnt very attentive.

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Decor was appropos for the BBQ theme and entertaining. Had the salmon which I enjoyed and another in the group I dined with had the chicken salad and reported it as tasty. Will return.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The restaurant provides an array of food choices. Every time I am in the area I stop for lunch. Reasonable pricing. Clean. Friendly. I believe this is a food chain.

Thank O3912ECwilliamk
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate at Famous Dave's twice during our stay in Bloomington. It has quirky, themed decor and BBQ. WE had brisket, chopped port and ribs. We also had a tasty salad, fresh grilled pineapple spears. The food was served quickly, warm and the servers were...More

Thank wayfarer2015
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Have not eaten at a Famous Daves since the one in Champaign Il. shut down and wow the Brisket was great !!

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I think I'm still recovering from the dinner we had last night. The BBQ nachos were great, but honestly, it would have fed both of us without ordering any entrees. I had the BBQ salmon. Really great flavor. Fun drinks too. I had the smoking...More

Thank jenniferlynn47
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This was a stop for an evening meal on our journey home. The service was prompt. The servers were friendly, courteous and very attentive. It was a very busy place, yet the service was exceptional. To top it all off, the ribs were fantastic. Might...More

Thank Bruce M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-664-0044
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