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Famous Daves Northwoods Grill & Barbecue

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1940 Donegal Dr., Woodbury, MN 55125
+1 651-735-1900
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used Famous Daves in Woodbury to cater a family party for 30 people. The workers set up quickly and efficiently. The food (ribs, brisket, chicken, pulled pork) was hot delicious and well done. Side dishes were just as good. The two servers were absolutely terrific. When people were done eating they packaged up all the leftovers and made our... More 

Thank James E
Woodbury, Minnesota
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Good spot for happy hour prices but food is average yet expensive. Lost most of the atmosphere of the original with "updating"

Thank flynnpj
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

As long as they've been open Famous Daves has served very good BBQ in a nice casual environment. The service is prompt and courteous and we never feel rushed.If you're looking for quality BBQ at a reasonable price, this is a good choice.

1 Thank BlueManMinnesota
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138 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This place has been doing BBQ for a long time and has always done a great job. I have never had questional service or food. It just does not happen. Staff work hard to make your stay the best. Food is really good and to can see into the kitchen and watch th emeat on the rack...nice.

1 Thank Todd T
Baerum Municipality, Norway
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A very popular barbecue restaurant in the center of Woodbury. The ribs can be very messy, but no need to worry as the restaurant will provide plenty of napkins for you. The ribs are obviously the core of their menu, but they also offer delicious burgers and other traditional options. This is a place to indulge your senses. You are... More 

1 Thank Christian A
Cedarville, Michigan
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226 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Loved the log cabin theme of the restaurant and all the cozy fireplaces. The food was fine....nothing great, nothing bad. Great for families.

Thank saltedradish
Hudson, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This north woods style "rib restaurant" is larger and more "woodsy", with a knotty pine interior, than rib shacks you find further south in the US. You can be seated in the main dining area or at the bar where you can watch your favorite sporting event. My family and I dine here often and our favorite is the "five... More 

1 Thank Robert M
Hudson, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This restaurant franchise has recently made changes in both menu and decor. Many of these were not popular with its customer base and are being changed back again. In the meantime the ribs are just as tender and delicious as always. Nothing fancy but what rib joint is? "Clean and rustic" best describes the interiors of these franchises giving it... More 

Thank Robert M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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175 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Came here last night after craving some ribs. My family and some long time friends from Penang. This place is great for watching sports and eating ribs. They have a wide variety of rib selections and can be sized as half, full and gargantuan racks. My daughter and I chose a gargantuan size and split the plate. It was cheaper... More 

Thank Randy H
Eagle, Colorado
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132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

On my friends recommendation we decided to try Dave's out since it was close by our hotel. Lots of trophies when we walked in so anticipation of some good BBQ for this Texas bred boy Decided on the combo since brisket and sausage are the staples in Texas, along with the Mac and cheese and their special mashed potatoes. Now... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1940 Donegal Dr., Woodbury, MN 55125
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: +1 651-735-1900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?