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Famous Dave's

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401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
+1 701-530-9800
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch, I had the brisket plater with an extra meat ( burnt ends ) my sides were beans and baked apples. The sides were very good, the brisket was awful. It was gray looking and I had to stab it with my fork. Then it was very chewy almost like jerky and really no taste including no... More 

Thank Powderburner
Minot, North Dakota
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Ate here late Saturday afternoon. The service was extremely friendly and the food was very good as well. I had the rib tips and brisket. While the rib tips were a bit overdone they were good. The brisket was excellent.

Thank Ken S
Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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87 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The trash can top with so much food it will feed the whole family and have some to take home with you.

Thank Sarah B
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145 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went with friends. The onion strings were awesome and the ribs were a little tough, but still tasty. The new broccoli salad didn't have much flavor, but all in all still good

Thank Kohl0002
New England, North Dakota
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209 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was not traditional southern food but it was good. Tried barbeque pork, beans, catfish, cornbread, & pecan pie. The pecan pie was great & the pork. They were quick with my order & friendly. Parking was a little tricky for larger vehicles at dinner time. Clean facility with a nice atmosphere. Nice to go section.

Thank Bdela
Bismarck, North Dakota
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289 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Take out is so easy. Piked up a dozen corn muffins and quart of baked beans on the way to a holiday picnic. The both were way better than my own cooking and everyone loved them I did confess that they were from Famous Dave's.

Thank gshore
Wilton, ND
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Restaurant is huge and open ceiling concept so can tend to get a little noisy at busy times but the food is great! Great menu selection and the staff is friendly. Food arrives fast and hot. Great appetizers.

Thank Phillip L
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

If we want quick service and a plate full we go to Famous Dave's. Our favorite is the family plater. Best bang for buck.

Thank Brian F
Dallas, Texas
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208 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

First ate at Famous Dave's in Florida.We did not realize it was in other states. We settled on it again as we were never disappointed. Good food consistent and good prices for what you get.

Thank metooboohoo
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, amazing food and super nice decor! We ordered the family feast plate and we have more than enough and tons of leftovers ! Our server Sasha was super helpful and her service was great! We sure will be back whoever we are in ND!

Thank Luz A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, 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: 401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck
  • Phone Number: +1 701-530-9800

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