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Famous Dave's

1011 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7574
+1 480-615-1444
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn muffins” (9 reviews)
“brisket” (24 reviews)
“cole slaw” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1011 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7574
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service great good been a while since I took the family there. Had lots of left overs and everybody was full. (Left overs were great family not there got to enjoy the excellent food.)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Orville B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at several of these, and they are consistently good. As far as a chain bbq restaurant goes, it’s pretty good. There are 5 different sauces on the table. Devil’s Spit is the signature sauce, and it’s pretty good; spicy, but not too spicy....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TN_DSC
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We stopped here because it was next to Cracker Barrel, that we like for breakfast, but it was noonish and Bar B Que sounded good. We were Greeted by the Mgr at our table, who brought us Iced Tea. Our waiter was tied up a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RickCrescentCity_CA
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We went with a large party on a busy Saturday nights get and only had to wait about 30 minutes. It was worth the wait. I had the two meat plate of brisket and Rob tips. Now at Monterey st places, you get a 3/4...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Was in a protein mood, and Dave’s hit the spot. I had a full rack and could not finish them. The corn muffin was moist and hot. The cole slaw perfect. It isn’t Kansas City but it’s the best I’ve had in the valley.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jimvet1826
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were in Mesa for 5 days, and ended up eating here 2 of the evenings. We sat at the bar and had delightful conversations with those around us. Excellent beer selection, delicious food. Extra benefit if you get there for Happy Hour - you...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank runningbarb
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Had a great bbq dinner. Great atmosphere. Price was good but the food was GREAT! Close to the hotel we stayed at

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had a very lovely dinner at the famous Dave's BBG in Mesa Az. Its a busy place on the weekend but big enough that you don't wait too long for a table. The waitress was very helpful and fast in taking care of our...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ray T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this establishment but it's awesome. First we were greeted with a friendly smiling host then seated and our server came right away to get our beverages and gave us time to view the menu. Then we selected from the menu...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Preachermam
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I ordered the lunch combo consisting of beef brisket and St. Louis ribs. The brisket was dry and a little bland but a great way of transporting different sauces into my mouth.The ribs had a perfect char on them. Just crispy enough without being tough...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank dads2vette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7574
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-615-1444
Famous Dave's best Phoenix barbecue restaurants and catering. BBQ ribs, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and salads. Open lunch and dinner.
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