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Famous Dave's

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704 Janes Ave, Bolingbrook, IL 60440-1241
+1 630-783-1502
Today
10:45 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:45 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 23:00
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Howey in the Hills, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

have eaten here 3 times and the food has always been on the luke warm side... I get brisket or ribs. The one in Oswego is better food, but out of the way.

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Thank billykidd2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
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168 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good service and a good selection of beers on tap and bottles. Large portions of food and very good.

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Thank Tom H
Downers Grove, Illinois
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

For a Friday night, this location was not crowded at all. We received our food and drinks relatively quickly. We ordered the feast for 2 & the food was very good. I think I licked my fingers twice! Lol! (I try not to do that in public) but could not help myself! Our waiter Santiago was very, very nice. If... More 

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Thank katina M
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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179 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I've been to many different Famous Dave's from Eau Claire and Madison, Wisconsin to Rochester and Stillwater, Minnesota, and even out in South Dakota, but this was definitely one of my favorites. They had numerous big screen TVs (it was a Saturday after all, so we had to sit up close at the bar!). I usually get the typical beef... More 

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Thank LookingForBigfoot
Lockport, Illinois
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch menu has the same great food with smaller portions. Nice atmosphere and nice spacing between the tables. Fast and good service and they didn't rush us out when we wanted to stay and talk.

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Thank Mary D
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We love their pulled pork sandwiches and country chicken dinner. Service is prompt and friendly. Also have a nice outdoor area.

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Thank TravellingIsFun2015
Chicago, Illinois
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263 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Youo can get a two meat combo with a side and cornbread for $9.79. I had the brisket and a hot link with the Wilbur beans. This was the first time I had ever bean for lunch. It was great and I will be back soon. Service was fast and there is plenty of outdoor seating and parking.

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Thank John D
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

the ribs are really good....big and meaty. they recently returned to the original family style restaurant philosophy. my favorite of course is the American Feast....it has ribs, chicken, pulled pork, the best bbq beans, really good cole slaw and loads of hot potato planks/fries, corn on the cob and corn muffins.....enough to feed a large family for about $50.00....and you'll... More 

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Thank anewkindoffamily
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The food was great .. The portions where large..many different BBQ sauces to choose from and not to expensive

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Thank julie c
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I've always had marginal results at several Famous Dave's locations, but this time I was part of a corporate dinner. There were about 28-30 of us, and we had reservations. We were seated at six tables near each other, and had just one server. His name was Dennis, and he was absolutely outstanding. They seemed to be quite short-handed, and... More 

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Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 - 22:00
Monday
10:45 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:45 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:45 - 22:00
Thursday
10:45 - 22:00
Friday
10:45 - 23:00
Saturday
10:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Janes Ave, Bolingbrook, IL 60440-1241
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Bolingbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 630-783-1502

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?