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Famous Dave's Barbeque

12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
+1 239-690-3283
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (110 reviews)
“rib tips” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently spent a week in Ft Myers with friends. We decided that we would order food in one of our nights and called Famous Dave's to place our order. They did not disappoint! Ribs, chicken, beans, corn, corn bread, and coleslaw were phenomenal. This...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so good! Friends took us and recommended the ribs! Award winning with their finger licking salsas...Yumm!

Thank Kat n Jeremy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have great food at Famous Dave’s. The service was great. My chicken was delicious and tender. I’ve never been disappointed when eating at this restaurant. Our friends enjoyed it too.

Thank Lindamaebda
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Service was very friendly and our waitress kept our glasses full which was nice. The food was ok, not very memorable though, basic barbeque. Atmosphere was nice.

Thank jpvhel
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing to say the least! I’ll start with rum punch. Couldn’t taste any rum, all ice, very sweet! Ribs were big but all bone. Tasted ok but certainly not the fall off the bone ones. 4 ribs for 16.95 and all bone. Corn muffin...More

Thank 430debbie
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I have passed this place a zillion times and never thought to give it a try. So recently I did. Sat at the bar and had the best service ever. The gal was terrific and made some great suggestions. I got the brisket platter with...More

Thank gschleiffer
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Food has gone downhill, and service is poor. My last visit. My burger was cold and never got my side. Prices have increased but food poor at best.

Thank Jonet J
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We enjoy going to Famous Dave's in various cities. This one was very good and the service was outstanding. Love the pork BBQ sandwich Memphis style.

Thank 13betty
Reviewed 26 October 2017

With a group of 20+, we appreciated the fact that they were able to give us our own room to spread out in which was great with 7 kids 5 and under! Our food was slow in arriving, I guess due to the large crowd....More

Thank Megntally
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

When Famous Dave's first opened in Fort Myers, FL the waitresses wrote on white butcher paper their name. The told of each flavored BBQ sauce on the table and wrote the names on the butcher paper. It was fun, portions were great and prices were...More

Thank Kendra M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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