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Famous Dave's Barbeque

7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
+1 309-691-7427
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“corn muffins” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“burnt ends” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

After a 10 hour drive we opted to get a huge variety platter from this restaurant to feed the family. There were enough choices that everyone had something they liked, and we had sides and cornbread to round out the meal. Highly recommend this as...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 3 February 2016

If you like BBQ then you are gonna like this place. Very casual décor and great service combined with great food. My wife and I usually get the feast for two and I am not sure that we have ever ate everything. There is just...More

1  Thank Jamerican1999
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I had the rib tips, both as a sandwich and as a dinner the last couple times we've been there and it is quickly turning into my favorite meal there. The rib tips are actually 3/4" or so square chunks of pork that have been...More

1  Thank Stormshine
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Decided to try this place for lunch since had never been. The décor is casual and the waitress was great! Love the fact that they serve wine. Were out of the baby back ribs so had the spare ribs. They were ok..little overcooked, but meaty...More

1  Thank SPGal
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Best barbecue in town! Nice portions,excellent service and cozy setting. My husband and I shared the feast for one and had leftovers. We will be back again and again!

Thank Ilene S
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We patronize this Famous Dave's a couple times per month. The servers are friendly, the food is good and plentiful. Is it the best Q I've ever had...no, but it's good and consistent and I'll keep going back for more

Thank Stormshine
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Nothing fancy but just good eatin'. The ribs come in several styles. I asked for the dry rub but was given the sweet sauce kind. They were good but, what the hey.

Thank Hilton S
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Although its a chain, it is a pretty good place to get bar b que in the midwest. I would recommend the ribs over the brisket!

Thank josh t
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Took home take out for dinner for me and my husband. The ribs were cooked to perfection. The staff is always very friendly. Will definitely be back for more.

Thank mocaht129
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Visited Dave's on a week night with my family. Had a little wait because we had a table of 5. Once we were seated it took quite a while for our waitress to come over and take our drink orders....I think she was new as...More

Thank Jholls
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-7427
  • E-mail
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