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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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$$ - $$$
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12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
+1 239-690-3283
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great BBQ served on a garbage pail lid.Staff was friendly and knowledgeable of menu.Gluten free offerings if requested.

Thank Caroline K
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Young man at our Pro Shop recommended we stop at Famous Dave's after our round at the Hide-A-Way GC. Dave's is a chain and I didn't have high expectations. We were pleasantly surprised. It was Happy Hour and buy one get one was a good thing. Jasmine was our server and did a very good job of it. We all... More 

Thank Ready_For_Sun10
Punta Gorda, Florida
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145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy, cool, friendly, fast, & DELICIOUS!!! Best server guy ever. Got the huge meal for two, with brisket. Sides excellent. Had enough leftover for a great lunch at home next day. We have never had a bad-off meal at a FDave's. Yes it's a chain, but doesn't feel like it. Extra sauces at the table; all good and hard to... More 

Thank Rdqueen
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the Dave's Sassy Barbeque Salad and mine was rather smal in size comparing to the rest of my company. It was also way to much dressing on it. Not so tasty at all. Perhaps other options on the meny are better, but none of us was very happy with our sallads or my daughters kids menu (burgers). They were... More 

Thank Maja78
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends ordered a $25 plate that included something from everything pulled pork , ribs, chicken , baked beans ect.....

Thank venomnyc
Brampton, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for dinner! Didn't know what to order as it all looked good on the menu. The smells in the restaurant were amazing. Server recommended a platter with a little bit of everything they smoked along with other things such as corn on the cob etc. He also explained the various sauces that were used( with more in... More 

Thank Rhonniegirl
North Canton, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit every time we are in Fort Myers Beach...short drive and excellent BBQ...would highly recommend everyone go at least once.

Thank Lynnette M
Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Met a friend that raved about the food we all had platters that were a lot of food for the money, I had rib tips and back ribs that were very good.

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Fort Myers, Florida
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Their two for $22.22 was an excellent value. It is a platter of chicken, ribs and beef with beans, corn and coleslaw...very nice feast for the value.

1 Thank HappyEmptynesting
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic Barbecue Place with excellent Baby Back Ribs, Burnt Ends and Texas Beef Brisket...! Great Combos for Family's! Love this kind of food, a must visit! Great attached Sports-Bar! Something for everyone!

Thank Rainer Friedric... G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-690-3283

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