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Famous Dave's - CLOSED

1391 N Davis Rd, Salinas, CA 93907-1991
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1391 N Davis Rd, Salinas, CA 93907-1991
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sad that it was permanently closed effective 09/2017. We liked the ribs, chicken, briskets, and our favorite dessert. Sad that the business left Salinas :(

Thank egarnica213
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Stopped in on a Sunday just before 6 for dinner and was disappointed that this Famous Dave's wasn't up to the chain's usual standards. They were out of hot link sausage. Also, big sign outside said a number of drinks available for $5 happy hour....More

Thank PhilR9
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

My sister and I wanted BBQ. We found this place on google maps, and we decided to check it out. We sat in the bar because it was happy hour. I had a $5 margarita. It was ok, but I don't think it had any...More

Thank compcrzy
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Famous Dave's Salinas location catered our First Family Reunion which was held in the Monterey Peninsula area on June 3, 2017, and it was a great success. The 100 family members that attended, enjoyed the ribs, chicken, links, cornbread, potato salad, and the mac and...More

Thank elizabethgX7838YV
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have eaten at Famous Dave's in Gilroy several times without incident and the food and service was good. This time we ordered our food to go for lunch and not only was the wait time excessive when there were approximately 6 people in the...More

Thank mags5252
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great food, good service good prices. The pulled pork is great and there is a good kids menu. It is one of my favorite places.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The food at Dave's was good. It wasn't the best BBQ ever but it also wasn't bad. It was good and filled our belly's. What made our experience here great was the service. Our waitress was so friendly, helpful and just down right fun. My...More

Thank Myflowergirls2
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Take out was good, food was hot, and the wait time was fast! Service was good. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank DORI R
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I placed an order on Super bowl Sunday for Wings and Rosted chicken. The roasted chicken was good, but the wings were awful. The wings were dry, like they have been cooked three hours before I placed my order. I did not complain because it...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The food is just Okay. I visit because I love BBQ once in a while and they offer Groupon special promotions. Nice promotions are available. This visit I walked in and was asked if I wanted to sit in the lounge area for lunch, by...More

Thank Kim H
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Restaurant Details

American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Good for
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: 1391 N Davis Rd, Salinas, CA 93907-1991
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
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