We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Famous Dave's BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
15725 E Briarwood Cir, Aurora, CO 80016-1562
+1 303-396-6227
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rib tips” (3 reviews)
“wilbur beans” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
15725 E Briarwood Cir, Aurora, CO 80016-1562
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (43)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have eaten at several Famous Dave's over the past 10 years, including at least a dozen times at this particular one. It used to be darn good, if not great, at least for this part of the world. (Let's face it;...More

Thank COChief
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My family loves to eat at Famous Dave's for BBQ dinner! They offer a good sized menu with a lot of meat choices and sides to go with your BBQ. They also have many appetizers to choose from. It is a good family dinner and...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My daughter wanted to go here for her birthday dinner. So the family jumped in the car and off we went! We ordered a sample platter that has most everything from the menu that you would want; ribs, chicken, brisket etc... We also ordered the...More

Thank YarnDenver
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My first time here and I wasn't impressed. The service was great but the food...not so much! The chicken was rubbery in some pieces, which made me feel like they didn't unthaw the chicken before they cooked it. The side were good but didn't particularly...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We had a large group and ordered a variety platter. The food was ok. I didn't find anything special about it. It was good, but no more than that.

Thank firemshll
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Hadn't eaten here in a while. Visited here with a family to celebrate their Birthday. Did't take long after we ordered to get our "room Temperature" food ! Food was barely warm! Very disappointing! Expected food to be served warm.! We had always loved eating...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great lunch. Two meat combo for $8.95. Rib tips were tender and delicious. More than fair portion. Be back soon!

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I recently ordered this to go and was just as happy as when I've ordered in for dinner. The food is excellent and well prepared. I like the burnt ends and the large bbq variety item on the dinner menu. Great atmosphere and staff is...More

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stopped in for an early dinner - service was good and the dinner crowd had not yet arrived. Our ribs were very tasty and the biscuits were excellent! Good value.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Food is pretty decently priced and tastes good. Not sure about the service though. Waitress didn't know what she was doing and even admitted to it saying "I am pretty bad at my job" .. this was not comforting at all . When it gets...More

Thank Vish_the_traveller
Nearby Restaurants
102 reviews
.12 km away
Dad & Dude's Breweria
64 reviews
.29 km away
The Great Australian Bite
23 reviews
.31 km away
Its All Peachy Frozen Yogurt
10 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Centennial Center Park
40 reviews
3.05 km away
Cherry Creek State Park
392 reviews
5.72 km away
Quincy Reservoir
6 reviews
5.61 km away
Topgolf Centennial
135 reviews
5.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Famous Dave's BBQ staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15725 E Briarwood Cir, Aurora, CO 80016-1562
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-396-6227
  • E-mail
WELCOME TO THE LONGEST-RUNNING BACKYARD BBQ PARTY IN HISTORY! We serve amazing BBQ to friends and fellow food lovers. Reserve your seat now and join the best BBQ party in Colorado. MADE-FROM-SCRATCH GOODNESS! A passion for authentic BBQ is behind everything we do. We start with top quality meats, hand-rub them with fresh spices, and slow-cook them to perfection. FAMOUS DAVE: HE’S THE REAL DEAL! Raised by Southern-born BBQ lovers in a world of street-corner barrel smokers, Famous Dave spent 25 years visiting thousands of BBQ joints. After decades pulling his own all-night cooking sessions, he felt he was ready to open his own BBQ place in 1994. AMERICA’S MOST AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT! Our passion for BBQ is famous! We’re honored to be consistently chosen as America’s favorite BBQ restaurant. We also like heading out to competitions and putting our BBQ up against what the other elite pitmasters are cooking. To date, we’ve won more than 700 awards!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing