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Famous Dave's

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
+1 414-727-1940
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“rib tips” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel for work, and have been to famous Dave’s in other cities and really enjoyed to food so decided to come here since I was in town for a few days. We were promptly seated, but took awhile to get waited on, which seemed...More

Thank GeorgiaOverdrive
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We went here a few years ago when we lived in the area. Not as good as it was but still pretty good food.

Thank twhitefish
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It's hard to find a famous Dave's in the Milwaukee area. We had the spread for 2-3 and food was very good. We took half it home. They do catering and summer fest. Keep them open. The ribs and brisket are the best. You don't...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

On a whim, I chose to come here tonight. I have had many good experiences here in the past. But not tonight. Terrible young bartender, rude wait staff, awful management now. The clientele have also taken a severe dive. This place is to be avoided...More

Thank Dale R
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My 2 year old daughter and I had dinner here. The server was attentive and helpful. The food was delicious as always. But the women's bathroom was pretty unappealing. There is apparently a fan broken in the wall so there's a large but dusty and...More

Thank Christina E
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We took our family of 14 out to eat after seeing a show. We always order three Family Feasts. You get a lot of food for a reasonable price and no one goes away hungry. The feast comes with chicken, pork or brisket, french fries,...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

While spending the night near the airport for an early morning flight, my husband and I went to Famous Dave's. It's close to the airport/hotels making it super convenient. The staff were very friendly, every last one of them. Greg, our server was especially nice...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My buddy and I were not sure what we were in the mood for, I saw the sign and we quickly thought, why not? We have never been to this place before and BBQ is always great for hungry tummies! As soon as we opened...More

Thank ALnG_Photo
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Kids meal and feast for 1 was great! My son loved his corn dogs and my ear of corn. He had some of my cornbread muffin. Great waitress!

Thank pjustice71
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The food here was pretty good, but it wasn't very warm! I remember making the comment that I wondered if the ovens were experiencing difficulty because everything seemed to be room temperature the day we were there. This is the only complaint I had about...More

Thank Kissy1971
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-727-1940
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