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Famous Dave's

3645 Vincennes Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1154
+1 317-824-0200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (19 reviews)
“rib tips” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3645 Vincennes Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1154
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We tried this bbq joint because it seemed to be really popular. The food was ok, you definitely get a lot, but the service was bad. It took 15 for our server to come to our table, when he showed up, he promised to let...More

Thank bucknut31
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Went to Famous Daves for lunch. Of course the bbq is always on point, but this time,my wife ordered a burger and it was one of the best burgers she's ever had. Wow. You gotta get it next time you go!

Thank angel1Indiana
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Love the food and the bar atmosphere. We had a great time with the bartender. He suggested meals and what he stated was a favorite drink with guest. My wife and I have dined in the dining room and also the bar area. If it...More

Thank Reggie J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I'm a Famous Dave's fan. I like their BBQ a lot. The food at this location was as good as always, but there were some service issues. We arrived a little later, about 8:00 PM. We stood at the podium up front for almost 5...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We came in with a large group (23) on a later Saturday night. We called to give them a complimentary HEADS UP that we were coming .... to which they just kept saying "I'm sorry but we don't take reservations". The restaurant had obviously been...More

Thank Queen-Traveler
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Chose this eatery for a weekend getaway\special occasion. Could not have picked a better place to eat! We both ordered the 2 meat combo meals and we both odered the rib tips and half bbq chicken. Our meals were delivered quick and were hot. Our...More

Thank jarIndiana
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The ribs and chicken were so spicy that I absolutely could not eat them. Would not return. About the worst BBQ I have had.

Thank dreamclean
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Pros: BBQ Chicken wasn't bad. Corn on the cob okay. Cons: Indifferent service---they just couldn't have cared less about us. Hostess---indifferent. Server--awful. Ordered BBQ Chicken, Corn on the cob, and Baby Back Ribs. Sent the ribs back because they were like shoe leather and charred....More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family. The kids meals were generous. My husband and I split the meal for two. It had a sampling of ribs, chicken, pork, fries, corn bread, and a variety of sauces. We did not walk away hungry. The service was...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is an excellent restaurant and has take out too. did both. good coleslaw too and the corn bread was good but the ribs were wonderful and the chicken wings really good too.

Thank bestnerikomi
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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
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: 3645 Vincennes Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1154
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-824-0200
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