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Famous Dave's

201 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1435
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (20 reviews)
“rib tips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1435
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a chain restaurant so nothing unique about it but they know their BBQ. Probably the closest restaurant off property from Hard Rock. Quick & friendly service. Never was too busy when I went in.

Thank anickolaou89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't think the food was all that great, my husband liked it so we ate there several times. I was not impressed (except for the sweet cornbread that was delicious!) Service wasn't all that great, it left much to be desired every visit. I...More

Thank Kristy F
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We've been here many many times, and always enjoy it. We've never had a bad server, and the food is very good, specially the riiibs, Famous Dave quality.

Thank calif0rniaman
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I ordered barbeque ribs and chicken combo and it was awesome.The food was great and the staff was great especially "Famous Brittany". The environment was warm and inviting. I strongly recommend this restaurant when you go visit Sioux City. It is truly good food for...More

Thank Alecia C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We completely enjoyed our visit here. The wait staff was attentive and the food was awesome! I had a stuffed potato smothered in barbecue chicken. Delicious and filling! My friends enjoyed brisket, ribs, roast chicken, and pulled pork. All fantastic! Bonus...if it is your first...More

Thank Shelley R
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant many times before Bandit football games. My kids have always loved it. The last time we were there my daughter complained to me her chicken strips tasted awful. After a bite I realized they had a plastic taste. I mentioned...More

Thank jackie378
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very good for a chain restaurant. Homey atmosphere with many choices. Available in many cities in the western part of the country

Thank debsDayton
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Our group of four arrived about twenty minutes before closing time on Saturday, January 20th. After we were seated our server said they would encourage us to get our order in as they would be closing soon. She was busy enough that she was unable...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Called to place a to go order and was placed on hold for 5 minutes. Showed ip before phone was answered and ordered in person. We waited for 30 minutes. Food sat in window for 10 minutes after it was ready because no one called...More

Thank OysterAddict
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Best ribs around. The menu offers many choices and combinations along with dinners for two & four. Service has that "forced friendly" quality,a bit over the top. Servers can be slightly intrusive. Great selection of draft beer, If you're with a large group, make a...More

Thank damg
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24 January 2016|
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Response from DRS386 | Reviewed this property |
Lo! This is a Millennium level question! I still use a flip phone myself! But a good question which I am sure Famous Dave's management would want to answer. I would be neat to text gift certificate as a phone which even my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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: 201 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
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