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Famous Dave's

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4925 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89509-6548
+1 775-826-7427
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Waco, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We was visiting here and decided to stop in and check out the BBQ. Not knowing anything about their food. They welcomed us in and had a great menu to choose from. Everyone ordered something different and no one was disappointed. My personal opinion is this is the best BBO in town. I will definitely be back here to eat... More 

Thank Charlie M
Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This happy hour is all day on the weekends with great options for four dollars like giant nachos with pulled pork ot rib tips. Robb is a fantastic bartender!

Thank jessica691
New York City, New York
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191 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We went here with family and have to say everything about our dinners was mediocre at best except for a based potato with butter. The bbq was tasteless on its own unless you smothered with the sauces that were nothing special.

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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I loved it when they served me homemade potato chips upon seating, and they would have been delicious if they hadn't been so salty. I ordered "The Big Slab" which was 12 ribs for $27. Ouch, but they did come with two sides (I ordered coleslaw) and a corn bread muffin. I asked for them "naked," so I could rate... More 

Thank TheBooH
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered the riblets. Came with cornbread and pineapple steaks. Had a great feast of food and cornbread to boot. James our server was attentive and the food was great. Would recommend anyone coming here for a great meal.

Thank Micky F
Hampshire, England
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Coming from St. Louis my wife likes her ribs. She rated these less than good: far too fatty. One member of our party loved his food, another said it was average. The service was great. I don't like ribs so just went along for the ride, but my bowl of chili was really good. So that's a mixed bag then.... More 

Thank aldershot1
Waco, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had five people in our group and everyone ordered something different. Pulled pork, sliced brisket, ribs, sausage, chopped brisket and the sweet cornbread that they serve was all very good. Select your BBQ sauce from four different kinds. The meat was moist and tender with a good choice of side dishes.

Thank Charlie M
Pinole, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Famous Dave's has great ribs and friendly service... Every time I get to Reno I make sure I stop in... Wish they had more of them closer to home.... Excellent food!

Thank jeffcoach55
Dayton, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Famous Dave's has the best barbecue in the area. Nice atmosphere, good service. But the food is why you have got to go. First tried their ribs at the the Sparks cook off. Other than Bone Daddy, no one could touch them. Their sides and salads are equally good. Gave us a bottle of their spicy sauce to take home... More 

Thank Joyce A
Reno, Nevada
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have been there twice in the last 2 months--for lunch and an early father's day dinner. Have enjoyed the meals--the lean, succulent ribs and the sliced brisket, sauced to perfection with additional sauces on the table (including a mustard one).. The chili is fabulous and the barbecued appetizer potato chips are very tasty. We had the mashed potatoes, the corn... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 4925 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89509-6548
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-826-7427

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