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Famous Dave's

401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
+1 701-530-9800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (21 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
“rib tips” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am never disappointed with their BBQ. The servers are always friendly and ready to help if there is a question about what to get to eat. The BBQ is excellent. I return here every time I come to Bismarck!

Thank dsummer20
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Famous Dave's is one of the few "chain" restaurants I will visit in my travels. I have NEVER had a bad meal here, and the Bismarck location was no exception! Wonderful service, friendly and attentive staff, and the food was fantastic as always. This chain...More

Thank U6615KIdavidc
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Let me first say that I’ve been a lot of places and I have eaten at a lot of restaurants. Typically food is food and the way that I judge a restaurant is on the service. This place had horrible service and the food was...More

Thank mgrajeda74
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped after school shopping. You have to love the decoration of this Famous Dave's. We have eaten at several around the country, and this is the best. So much fun to look around and see the details. The waiter was great, friendly and helpful....More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I had the BBQ chicken and the rib tips. They were excellent. I also liked the corn and beans. The sweet tea was excellent just like what I had growing up in the south. The service was and faster than I thought it would be.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Famous Dave's gave us a delicious lunch at great prices. They had a great lunch menu at very affordable prices (our adult meals were under $9). I had the pulled pork sandwich Memphis style (coleslaw on top) and my husband had the pulled chicken sandwich....More

Thank MonkeyG
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. Great atmosphere and great food. We really loved all the different BBQ sauces.

Thank uvawisedude
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised. Great food in a themed restaurant. Will definitely go again! The cornbread was amazing! I can see why they sell it at grocery stores around here.

Thank SarahLynnCates
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Yeah, its just a Famous Dave's, but they're not all created equal. This is consistently a good one. Get the Feast on a Garbage Can Lid and enjoy everything.

Thank gdtinnd
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Being from Texas I get lots of good brisket. Had heard about this chain and hit it for lunch one day. I had the lunch brisket plate. The green bean side was very good and corn bread muffin was tasty. Brisket however fell short by...More

Thank chasematt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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