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Famous Dave's

208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922-2335
+1 865-694-9990
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (39 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922-2335
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited for dinner with family while staying at nearby hotel and pleasantly surprised...the BBQ was great, atmosphere was fun and interesting and our server (even though exhausted from a long shift) really went out of her way to be personable and very friendly. I am...More

Thank Atomic-Style
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My first time trying Famous Rib Ends.... delicious ­čśő salmon dip another First it was good. Onions straws, chicken strips, catfish are amazing!

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Had lunch and was very pleased. Service was extremely friendly. Wings were delicious. Barbecue and sides great. 4.5 out of 5

Thank michael c
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Famous Heather took excellent care of us today when my husband & I had lunch. We both had the Monday special: pulled pork BBQ sandwich with a side of green beans for me & grilled pineapple steaks for the hubs all for $5.99 each. The...More

Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We always make it a point to eat here when we are in Knoxville. Great burnt ends, hubby loves ordering them in a sandwich. The ribs are great and the sides are amazing. We absolutely love it. Always have great service too.

Thank livelaughlovegive
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Was disappointed in this place after hearing all the good reviews. The burnt ends started our meal. They were not good, I hope this was just an off day, the sauce was way to heavy for our taste. The burger one of us had was...More

Thank glendale215
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The employee (Carmen) who handled the catering was WONDERFUL! She went above and beyond in serving. Her personality was super also. The day after the wedding she served us at the restaurant and was just as efficient and helpful! The food was very good. My...More

Thank Clara B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

First let me say that other visits were better. The service on this visit was excellent. I had the ultimate burger and found it not all that. I also had wings for a starter and they were very good!

Thank sam l
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered the 2 meat special which was Beef brisket and pork shoulder along with two sides, Mac and cheese- terrible, no real flavor, really just bland with hot peppers and the greens- no thanks, no explanation just not good...I ended up not eating them...More

Thank crm96
Reviewed 18 October 2017

in MY opinion - everyone has their own taste about barbque but all the food was really good, it's typical barbque foods, in a great restaurant.

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Tamara L
13 March 2017|
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Sorry I could not see a question except "null", so I said void lol. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 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.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9990
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