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Famous Dave's

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701 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-1505
+1 212-764-1899
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Paris, France
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We got there for a brunch on a Sunday morning, service was professional and efficient, large variety of food: hot cold sweet savory all you can eat. Definitely going back on my next trip to Minneapolis.

Thank Thomas B
Dubuque, Iowa
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464 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Famous Dave's is a restaurant to thoroughly enjoy. The decoration may remind one of a fishing cabin in Minnesota, and car repair shop, or a agriculturalist sun room. It makes no difference. The food will have you coming back for more,

Thank Randy L
New York City
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421 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

I have eaten here in the past while working in the area. Food was plentiful but somewhat pricey for BBQ (but on par for the area, standard fare entree approx $20). My favorite is the brisket sandwich, and I love that they have a bevy of sauces on the table. Pulled pork, chicken, and ribs are also very popular items... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Lovely food good service and not bad price. Right next to Time Square. Nice big portions. The Lemon pie was magnificent. Recommend restaurant.

Thank CSB1864
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Probably this is not the best place on Earth but this was my first dinner when I visited New York. The value was very good. We ate a lot (Like a P.I.G.) and the price was more than reasonable. Even for the location. I am planning to come back and enjoy the typical american food in my next trip to... More 

Thank CharleStreet
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Visited the restaurant on Times Square some time ago. Nice friendly atmosphere, great staff and a clean restaurant/toiley facilties. Portions were huge, with the option to take your leftovers away with you - nice touch. Everythiing appeared to be served with a corn muffin - something id not trird before so added to the experience!

Thank JL1989
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

Great food, great portions, great setting. Excellent location and the food tasted lovely. Service was quick and efficient and good value for money

Thank Chris S
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

Average BBQ with sub-par service with an attitude. The prices were high and the bartender snippy. I will dine elsewhere next time I am in the area.

Thank David F
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Reminded me of Buffalo Wild Wings. Nothing to really write home about. It was good but nothing out of this world!

Thank NellyBee916
Tokyo, Japan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Unfortunately, I have to give this place a really BAD review. The food was so bad it was like Pet food..The service was just appalling and Pitiful. The BBQ ribs was so dry it was like eating leather. BOTTOM LINE - Food is bad..Service is Bad...Overpriced..Give it a miss and try another place as there are numerous BBQ places in... More 

Thank CJB6064

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-1505
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-764-1899

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

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