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Famous Dave's

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7063 N Blackstone Ave, Pinedale, CA 93650
+1 559-261-4227
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

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 of older objects and 'sayings' up on the walls. The menu offered a good selection... More 

Thank Cat33R
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 shares in the joy. On the positive side, Famous Dave's has the best cornbread, bread... More 

Thank Sebastian B
Fresno, California
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 ordered the Bourbon St Louis Ribs, filled her up for three days.

Thank Arsen M
Fresno, California
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

What can I say great really great chicken everything is outstanding really love it. The rib are out of this world. The sweet tea live it and they keep it full

Thank Larry C
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143 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Let me start out by saying that I love Dave's! The closest one is about an hour from where we live and we'll go here for special occasions. While on this visit the food was a 5 the service was a 1. This restaurant is typically busy, but they are accustomed to it. Even though busy the service is always... More 

Thank David S
London, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Lovely place - always busy but we did not wait for long - seated in this spacious cowboy space we tucked into a fantastic bbq dinner - the brisket and ribs were fantastic. Our family of 6 went for a meal for 4 and there was plenty. Friendly and efficient service- noisy, bustling, sport on TV's - its the USA.

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Visalia, California
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325 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Yes after several times I'm still happy with the food and service! Plus they usually have at least one decent beer on tab, over all I always enjoy the food and their servers. Ribs always so delicious and my friend also like it!!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We have been here after a shopping stop at the mall, the counter from Target recommended it to us. We loved it, real southeastern style food. We had the plate with everything on it, it couldnt be better. Service could be better, but we didnt mind.

Thank Felipe D
Whitefish, Montana
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Stopped by here for lunch with my family and would have preferred to go somewhere else but group majority wanted to eat here. Excellent selection of BBQ'd meats served in a variety of ways. However I was looking for something with less protein and their only other entree options besides BBQ'd meats was a choice between 4 different salads.

Thank Mick O

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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
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pinedale
  • Phone Number: +1 559-261-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?