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Famous Dave's

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100 West Main Street, Christiana, DE 19702
+1 302-737-0300
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Newark, Delaware
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous Dave's has some of the best beef brisket, burnt ends and pulled BBQ pork. However, I find the ribs lacking. The rib meat is to grisly and fatty.

Thank JohnnyDelwark
Middletown, Delaware
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117 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Have visited several times and ribs and chicken have always been tasty, cooked correctly, served hot. Service has always been good. Last visit earlier this week I tried he burnt ends sandwich. As a Competition BBQ Master Judge, these burnt ends were as good as any tasted on the competition circuit. Reasonably priced also.

Thank Robert H
Newark, Delaware
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139 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went for dinner on a Sunday night w some friends and their children. Was pleasantly surprised by the food! While not high end by any stretch of the means, the food was a great quality, and everything tasted delicious. I'm not a huge barbecue fan, but there were plenty of non-BBQ options. I'll definitely return!

Thank Shellyduchsk8s
Middletown, Delaware
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

There's a serious dearth of full service barbecue restaurants in this region. This is one of our go to alternatives to Italian, seafood, or steak. We've been here a handful of times since we moved to the area a few years ago. It's a national chain, so the food is pretty consistent. You either like it or you don't. It's... More 

Thank John B
Coram, New York
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Famous Dave's. I am very pleased to report that the food was excellent. The service was also very good. We had various dishes from ribs to soup to Burnt ends. As usual the corn muffins were excellent. Unless you are a barbeque Postmaster I recommend the food at Famous Dave's.

Thank SAL S
Hockessin, Delaware
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Enjoyed our dinner.......lots of food which was really good for a decent price. Nice atmosphere and excellent service! We visited late afternoon so it want crazy busy.

Thank SusanSCAK376
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My brother had been to other Dave's and thought we would enjoy the BBQ. Our server, Nikki, was attentive, extremely knowledgeable about the menu, professional and a barrel of laughs. The food was great and the servings so large we all took doggie bags. It was truly a great experience especially for a chain restaurant.

Thank megandbruce
London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a very nice dinner with great ribs. Service is good and the place looks like a BBQ joint. The Chicken wings were not great but the Baby Back ribs were excellent. They have sauces on the side which is a great way of trying a bunch of different ones. Will be going back.

Thank parisbt
Buckinghamshire, UK
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had to go to Famous Dave’s at this was my son’s favourite restaurant from a previous trip to Rapid City SD. This outlet did not disappoint as the staff were friendly and all of the food was again excellent and very tasty.

Thank MichaelVisits
Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I am NOT a barbecue fan but for some reason had a real "hankering" for some good ribs. I was terribly disappointed as I found them to be dry and even adding sauce didn't help. I had visited this restaurant right after they opened and remember it being so good .. must have either been the party atmosphere of first... More 

Thank 753kathleent

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
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: 100 West Main Street, Christiana, DE 19702
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Christiana
  • Phone Number: +1 302-737-0300

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