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Famous Dave's

16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
+1 623-979-3706
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (21 reviews)
“rib tips” (10 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on a quiet Thursday. The food was good. My wife had a big salad & I had the BBQ brisket. Wine was fairly reasonable, and the staff was good. They had several different sauces to choose from, some hotter than others.

Thank charlesmS5310JN
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We love to do happy hour here on our weekends. You cannot beat half off appatisers and special drink prices. All while viewing part of a game. Love those burnt ends!

Thank jrleen
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Famous Dave's has been our go-to BBQ place for years. Tuesday was a major disappointment. We shared a half slab of ribs with two sides. The predominant taste was sugar, sugar, sugar. Apparently all recipes have been sweetened to accommodate the mid-westerners who now populate...More

Thank ITSkier
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It's just your typical Nother steakhouse nothing good nothing bad but the corn bread is delicious, it seems like the host desk is a little bit chaotic but once you get through that I think you'll be OK they are a little bit fast as...More

Thank saykenny
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have eaten there twice. Both times the service was good, the beer was cold but the BBQ was average at best. Other people I have dined with love it but it just is not my favorite.

Thank Rriley1947
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a family feast and it was incredible. Everything they did was top of the line service. The food was great. The service was great. Nobody had an empty glass throughout the meal. Very attentive well trained staff. Outstanding meats. Brisket is probably the...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I knew Famous Dave's was gonna be a good choice for a barbecue lunch with my boss. Today's visit was no exception. The waitress (Tiana G) was thoughful, prompt and courteous. The food was served quickly and was delicious. To top it all off the...More

Thank 1Stark1
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My wife had the ribs, and said they had very little taste. She had to put lots of barbecue sauce on it to make it tasty. I had a pulled pork sandwich, that had the same issue. I too had to pour on the sauce....More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

AFter a movie we lunched at Dave's. Our server, Justin, was spot on and so friendly that we felt instantly welcome. The lunch menu was excellent and a great value. After asking about the included salad side and hearing it was lettuce, cucumber, tomato I...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

For a Monday dinner on my wife’s birthday, we chose Famous Dave’s. This location is situated within a busy centralized entertainment district. Although Famous Dave’s didn’t take reservations for two, they suggested we arrive by 4:30 to avoid crowds. We arrived at five. Although a...More

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Mike B
13 December 2016|
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Response from Dunsmurian | Reviewed this property |
I've been at more than a half dozen, and never seen or known anything about a Happy Hour, even when I've been there at late afternoon. I'm sure the answer is "No".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 623-979-3706
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