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Famous Dave's

1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
+1 301-682-6100
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (23 reviews)
“rib tips” (5 reviews)
“wilbur beans” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My family visits Famous Dave’s regularly. We have always experienced good food and friendly service. During our latest visit, we shared a platter for two and everything on it was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and everything was great except the service it was very very slow other then that we are definitely coming back hoping the service will be better.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Larry M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great choices--choose ribs, sandwiches and many sides and or combinations. Great variety. Excellent service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kaykline
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Everything about my last three visits can be described as slow motion. Slow to seat, slow for the waiter to come to the table, slow with the drinks, the check, etc. The food is as expected with a large chain restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank W7288EYmelanief
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visit Famous Dave's just about every federal holiday; it's our own special picnic to commemorate the day. The service, staff, and atmosphere lends itself to the anticipation of a delicious and delectable meal. Our favorite course is the "American Feast for 2" that includes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Freeman R
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The last time we were there, it was very good. My husband and I was shopping and stopped in to eat. We always get the meal that's served in trashcan lid. Very filling!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank phelms56
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

For a chain, they are suprisingly good. Prices are ok and service is quick. Good selection and nice staff.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I was surprised to see that they were catering a corporate lunch event since many of their locations are no longer in business. I had the pulled pork, chicken thigh, brisket, coleslaw potato salad and mac n cheese. The pulled pork was too firm and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank MrOcho
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Good place for family dinner just request normal waitress with out attitude food good we love when order for kids menu is came with side

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 901marki
Reviewed 13 May 2018

There are multiple choices for types of meat and sauces. We did the two meat combo and both of us had the brisket and pulled pork. While both were good they were not great. Found the brisket to be sliced thicker than I remembered and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TravelFans3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1003 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3939
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-682-6100
  • E-mail
Famous Dave is the most awarded Pitmaster in history -- a true originator blessed with a great sense of taste and a passion to create only the best of the best. Even among BBQ champions, Dave is recognized as the authority on the art of cooking with smoke and flame. Famous Dave's is the winner of more than 700 National and local awards. Award Winning St. Louis Style Ribs, Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Baby Back Ribs, Cedar Plank Salmon, Southside Rib Tips, Famous Salads, Honey Buttered Cornbread Muffins, Chicken Wild Rice Soup, Creamy Coleslaw, Wilbur Beans, Signature Cocktails and more!
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