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Famous Dave's

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4565 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705-1637
+1 520-888-1512
11:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few of us go here at least once a year while visiting the area. The most amazing ribs in the whole world! Fall off the bones delicious!

Thank Lizlanenwt
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service, had the burnt ends for appetizer. The brisket, coleslaw, potato salad, and corn bread. My wife had the chicken, macaroni, fire cracker green beans. We both were very pleased with the service and food!

Thank Ken R
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a large party of 11 people and they sat us down within minutes of arriving. We were tired and hungry after a long day at the hospital. The waitress was quick to order our drinks and brought them out quickly. Our food also came within 20 minutes of sitting down. The food was yummy and did its job,... More 

1 Thank JaneArizona
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Every year that we come to Tucson, a bunch of us get together to eat here and I swear it is the best ribs on the planet!!

1 Thank Lizlanenwt
Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great environment. Food is just delicious. We enjoy their ribs and cornbread. Great for party gatherings. Service is also good.

Thank tbjones2017
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The atmosphere is supposed to be 1950's road house, but it is a little overdone with the rustic (and rusty); however the good food makes up for having old signs and fishing poles over your table. The BBQ is excellent here. You have a choice of beef, pork, or chicken as well as non-BBQ options such as fish. Every time... More 

Thank Rick H
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Everything at this place moves in slow motion. From getting seated, to getting your order taken, to getting your food takes forever. My brother wasn't at all happy with his ribs, and let the manager know about it. The manager shrugged it off and walked away without any resolution to the situation. The thing that really bothered me the most,... More 

Thank Patrickinhouston
Benson, Arizona
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here a couple of times and have loved the food and portion sizes. It always felt worth our money. We were staying in Tucson for our anniversary just recently and were trying to hit up places we never have a chance to go to. Famous Dave's was one of those places. We decided to... More 

Thank Brandi00
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240 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Onion rings are great! (Even family members that don't like onions liked them). Service good. Restaurant clean. Moderately priced. Recommend.

Thank Heather M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I love Famous Dave's. On our recent stay in Tucson we went there twice, and both times were very happy that we had gone. I love the feats for one which consists of ribs, pulled pork or brisket, quarter chicken, chips, coleslaw and a few sides. It's huge! The portions here are very big and the service is attentive and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4565 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-888-1512

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?