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Famous Dave's

7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650-1200
+1 559-261-4227
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Barbecue
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7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650-1200
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We just returned from a trip to West Texas, and went to a well known local BBQ restaurant, where the line was around the block. When we got home decided to do a taste test. The BBQ at Famous Dave's was WHAT I WISHED THE...More

Thank Jaaybird1
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My mother in law and I need some lunch while visiting Fresno, and we decided to try Famous Dave's Barbecue. We decided to share the tri-tip salad and we each ordered a cup of potato, cheese and bacon soup. The soup was fantastic! The salad...More

Thank PoppyGal63
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We recently ate at Famous Dave's with the family and ordered the big platter which had plenty of food to serve our family of five. The food was decent and I enjoyed the various BBQ sauces at the table. The staff was friendly and helpful....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My beautiful wife, our three adult/teen sons and our oldest son’s girlfriend, and I were driving thru Fresno and needed somewhere to stop & eat and use WiFi to book accommodation for that night. Famous Dave’s looked promising so we stopped. We checked that there...More

Thank Kildress
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Went after a rugby game with the family- the ambiance and service were both lackluster and the food was ok. We were seated at a booth and given the happy hour menu, but then told those specials weren't available at the booth ...until I ordered...More

Thank TheAshersUSA
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I love ribs, I love meat. That is why I love Famous Dave's! Their meat options are profound and the sauce options are even better - if that is possible! If you like the "lighter side" I have also tried their meat-topped, fully loaded baked...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I found this establishment to be full of trophies when you walk through the door, which was giving me hope I would enjoy the food, surely they had won the trophies for a reason. The restaurant was well laid out and quirkly decorated with lots...More

Thank Cat33R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I go to lunch at Famous Dave's every time I'm in Fresno! The ribs fall off the bone delicious and there are six bbq sauces to choose from. Sweet and Smokey is my favorite. Everything is delicious...cole slaw, beans, corn bread. Even the chips!

Thank 358kathleeng
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I will go to Famous Dave's simply because my family loves going here, but I don't get the attraction people have to this place. I think it might be fresno's affinity for a lot of food at a fair price. Everyone orders a feast and...More

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place will fill your ribs with theirs , Had a large group for family Dinner. A variety of foods but all came hot and in large portions to fill even the hungry teenagers. My steak salad was loaded with large chunks tri-tip steak. Grandma...More

Thank Arsen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650-1200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pinedale
  • Phone Number: +1 559-261-4227
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