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Famous Dave's

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4565 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
+1 520-888-1512
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every year that we come to Tucson, a bunch of us get together to eat here and I swear it is the best ribs on the planet!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great environment. Food is just delicious. We enjoy their ribs and cornbread. Great for party gatherings. Service is also good.

Thank tbjones2017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The atmosphere is supposed to be 1950's road house, but it is a little overdone with the rustic (and rusty); however the good food makes up for having old signs and fishing poles over your table. The BBQ is excellent here. You have a choice of beef, pork, or chicken as well as non-BBQ options such as fish. Every time... More 

Thank Rick H
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Everything at this place moves in slow motion. From getting seated, to getting your order taken, to getting your food takes forever. My brother wasn't at all happy with his ribs, and let the manager know about it. The manager shrugged it off and walked away without any resolution to the situation. The thing that really bothered me the most,... More 

Thank Patrickinhouston
Benson, Arizona
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here a couple of times and have loved the food and portion sizes. It always felt worth our money. We were staying in Tucson for our anniversary just recently and were trying to hit up places we never have a chance to go to. Famous Dave's was one of those places. We decided to... More 

Thank Brandi00
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237 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Onion rings are great! (Even family members that don't like onions liked them). Service good. Restaurant clean. Moderately priced. Recommend.

Thank Heather M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I love Famous Dave's. On our recent stay in Tucson we went there twice, and both times were very happy that we had gone. I love the feats for one which consists of ribs, pulled pork or brisket, quarter chicken, chips, coleslaw and a few sides. It's huge! The portions here are very big and the service is attentive and... More 

Thank Paddywolf
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187 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had the best bbq ribs at Dave's, as well as rib tips and coleslaw. The ribs are perfect, not greasy, and sauces are delicious! It was the perfect place for lunch with kids!

Thank natalia64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I go here with my family at lest once a month and the food is always really good . My daughter is a picky eater and she eats pretty good here my server, was always making sure we we're taking care of and if we needed anything to let him know

Thank Joseph F
Ontario, Canada
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178 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had heard a lot about Famous Dave's and thought it was worth a try...especially when I heard they were offering "burnt ends" on the menu. The atmosphere was great although service was a little slow. We were there during happy hour so the time seemed to pass more quickly. Menu selection was good and the smell of bbq in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4565 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-888-1512

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