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Famous Dave's

8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
+1 502-493-2812
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed dining at Famous Dave’s whole visiting Louisville and we are barbecue experts. Ribs are nice and meaty, barbecue chicken is surprisingly good and the brisket is as good as any from Texas. Sides are good, including coleslaw which is sauced just right,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GolfGuy26
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We ate at this location on Thursday of this past week. I had not been there in years because the food was not nearly as good as years before. But, my hubby insisted we go there and we went into the bar area. Said we'd...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bloufitz
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had dinner on a Saturday about 4:30pm. Service was fast and food quality was very good overall. We had pulled pork sandwiches with traditional BBQ sauce. Baked beans also very good. I look forward to next time.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Ate lunch at Famous Dave's on Citadel Way on 6/27/18. The food was great but the service was wonderful. Charles was our server and he was very professional, friendly and conscientious. He came by our table several times to see what he could get us...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mickie S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Our Famous Dave's in Huntington, Wv closed down years ago, so when we saw this one we HAD to stop. The good is still amazing. The mac and cheese is the best mac and cheese in the world, so definitely order that. We got a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 424michellej
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This place is freaking awesome. I love this place, has to be the best bbq in town. The ribs are to die for and some times they have deals on specific days. The corn bread is AMAZINGGG! Im on a diet and when I get...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank rphone2414
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went to dinner at Famous Dave's with my parents because it was my mother's turn to pick the restaurant. Although our server was new, she was very attentive and provided good service. Our food came out in a timely manner and was fresh and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Batman1224
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went the Saturday before Christmas early evening. Megan was our server. Our food was EXACTLY as we ordered. Tasted wonderful! Megan did a great job refilling our drinks and checking back with us to see how we're doing. Highly recommend this location of Famous...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Famous Dave's is one of the best places to get great bbq. Their grilled chicken sandwich topped with cheese and rich & sassy bbq sauce was excellent. Interior was very clean, too.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed 13 August 2017

As one can see I have a review here from August of 2016. I can say my visit this year was much better. Nothing wrong with the food either trip at all. This year I was addressed and seated quickly. We all have our particular...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank n2tires6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8605 Citadel Way, Louisville, KY 40220-4052
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-493-2812
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