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Famous Dave's

4355 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN
+1 507-455-2900
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“corn muffins” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4355 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting from Wisconsin and went to your restaurant with a party of 15. The waitress we had was excellent. We went there for my son's birthday. We loved the complimentary ice cream sundae and sparkler candle! We have actually chosen Famous Dave's for...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It's alright.. Just that there are better places near it. Best when getting takeout. My family has gone there every once and a while when hungry or in a pinch. It's clean inside and staff is nice.

Thank qotlrev
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My cousin and I had just finished shopping at Cabela's and we were hungry, so we decided to try Famous Daves. It was dinner time but the staff was friendly and fast. I ordered the ribs. The food was great, just how you want it...More

Thank Marco O
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Quality of food has gone down the last several years. Service was above average. If you are passing through the area it is better than the surrounding restaurants

Thank sharingmyexperi3nces
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife & I split a half chicken for dinner. Plenty for both of us. Very good flavor, good service. Manager made the rounds checking on service, quality and quanity of food. We had a very nice visit. She was mainly checking on a new...More

Thank Harold L
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and food and service were above satisfactory. Attentive staff. Meal presentation was lacking.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had another wonderful ribs meal at Famous Dave's. Best ribs around. We did not expect any less and were very please.

Thank Kathymc1973
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not easy to impress when it comes to bar b que...however, I'll be back here regularly. Very spacious dining area and friendly wait staff. I ordered the Texas Brisket with red skinned mashed potatoes and Dave's mac n cheese. The brisket was moist and...More

Thank patrickdR1780SI
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere, great value! Our party of 9 was well taken care of and enjoyed our visit!

Thank Brittany O
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

No one at the front to seat customers, and we sit ourselves, in the light of that, 5-10 servers just jeep walking by, restaruant is practically empty...... No one asks anything, until 15 minutes later, a miracle, a server stopped by.......YES. Food is average, this...More

Thank Michael S
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Alissa B
11 July 2017|
Response from patrickdR1780SI | Reviewed this property |
They do have health conscious options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4355 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Owatonna
  • Phone Number: +1 507-455-2900
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