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Famous Dave's

16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
+1 623-979-3706
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (23 reviews)
“rib tips” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen Dave's many times while traveling past the mall area in Peoria and Bell so we decided to stop. It was about 11:30 and hardly anyone was there. It took them a while for a hostess to come out and seat us. Once...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered baby back ribs, baked beans, green beans, and a corn muffin. The ribs were dry and tough. My wife and I both had the ribs and both slabs were virtually uncuttable. The manager came out and apologized and charged us full price for...More

Thank Leon G
Reviewed 30 April 2018

My wife and I were hungry for barbecue. We had been to Dave's before for lunch this time it was for dinner. I ordered the two meat plate of rib ends and brisket. The brisket was tasty but it was far smaller in portion than...More

Thank BonsaiMe
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Manager does not care about customer service or your experience...very disappointing. Very rude manager!!! Will not return...I was a regular but service and food has been sliding...

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Had our club ate here and the good and prices were great. They had reservation already for us. Would recommend this place for anyone having a get-together or just for lunch

Thank DJ C
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Don't go here ,, service was great everything was cold , Ribs, Beans ,green beans, Manager never walked around,, saw him standing around the back,, SAD,, GO TO DILLONS ALWAYS GREAT !!!

Thank traciehoover13
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I know what I will get when I come to Famous Dave's. That is not bad considering you are craving a specific type of cuisine. American barbeque is what was needed. The food was well prepared and served. I ordered from the lunch menu and...More

Thank toester51
Reviewed 4 March 2018

They don't take reservations unless you have 12 in a group. We had 8, we were told 30 to 40 min wait. Not a problem since we understood it was Saturday. We waited 1 hr before being seated. No apologies for the delay. Every time...More

Thank 4buddyTravlers
Reviewed 4 March 2018

You have to try their pickles. I generally am not a fan of pickles but OMG delicious. The service is great to always willing to accommodate.

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Famous Dave's is a great place to go for anything BBQ from ribs to pulled pork sandwiches to BBQ salads. They give you plenty of food, never leave hungry. Love the spicy pickles and the mac and cheese with a kick.

Thank Elizabeth S
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Mike B
14 December 2016|
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Response from Dunsmurian | Reviewed this property |
I've been at more than a half dozen, and never seen or known anything about a Happy Hour, even when I've been there at late afternoon. I'm sure the answer is "No".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 623-979-3706
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