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Famous Dave's Barbeque

355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-740-3180
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Tried it for the first time this Spring. Take out w/ the family style option. A lot of food for $35 (if I remember correctly)

Thank JBUP
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a great place for a large family meal, and their ultimate platter is amazing. But there are also negatives. If you don't want to pay to be in the parking lot you may have a hard time finding anywhere to park, and may...More

Thank Roadrat1948
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Good food and good service. What would make it even greater would be better quality ribs (more meat, less gristle), cooked 'til it "falls off the bone", served a little warmer. This is not a bad choice. It's what I call a "it will do"...More

Thank WisconsinRanger
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Food is perfection and not too expensive! Love eating here all the time. Friendly staff and good ambience.

Thank Ruby A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

After a hot Sunday afternoon, at Canal Park and after walking around we were ready for a late lunch. It was nice to step out of the heat into a cool restaurant and Famous Dave’s looked like a family friendly place. It was about 2pm...More

Thank Mommytraveller1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have visited Duluth a couple of times and I always eat here. Restaurant is very family friendly and the menu never disappoints. The feasts/combos make it ideal for large groups of people. The ribs are delicious.

Thank ShakaReri
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We ordered the appetizer platter, as we have previously at other Famous Daves. It was apparent right away that the rib tips portion of the platter was not even edible. We tried a couple of bites and had to spit out the meat as it...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We're fans of Famous Dave's restaurants because the food is consistently tasty and the atmosphere is very forgiving when you have kids. Canal Park is a hot tourist spot in Duluth and some of the restaurants charge a little more because of their location or...More

Thank CBMinnesota
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The restaurant never ceases to amaze me. The food is great and I highly recommend the ultimate feast. It comes in a trash can lid and everything is perfectly cooked

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The whole key to famous dave's, if you ask me, is to go with friends/family and order the huge meals they offer where you get some of a lot of the things they offer. That way you can try lots of different things and really...More

Thank Bill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-3180
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