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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

1443 Us Highway 22, Mountainside, NJ 07092-2401
+1 908-232-5619
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (20 reviews)
“rib dinner” (2 reviews)
“full slab” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1443 Us Highway 22, Mountainside, NJ 07092-2401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is hit and miss based on who you get. The food is tasty, and overall good -do not expect a lot of health food- but Thats not why you go to BBQ!!! The ribs and fries are great

Thank coachmikec
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We have been there many times. It’s always good!! The ribs are amazing and all the sidings too!! We have tried many other bbq rib places and Famous Dave’s is definitely the best.

Thank juanitaborrero
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Simply said the place has much to be desired in the area of service and barbecue. Friends suggested a meetup and kept my prior experience to myself. Dry ribs slathered with copious amounts of Famous sauce just did not cut it, others in our group...More

Thank JerseyJohnnie
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Because I like BBQ, a friend recommended Famous Dave's. It is a big place with many rooms; each with its own theme. The bar area is large, has many tables, and is lively with loud music. We were seated there at first but quickly moved...More

Thank iyob
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Meet people for Dinner at Famous Dave's,plenty of parking,nice bar area pleasant bartender,after a drink at the bar was seated at a table for 6.The menu is quite simple to go thru with many choices,appiterz choice was ok,ordered a combination of barbecue and the food...More

Thank roni m
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Back in 2006 and 2007 when we were living in Maryland, there were two Famous Dave's that were within - maybe - 20 minute drives. We loved both locations. Our oldest was 3 years old at the time and she'd always ask when we were...More

Thank Hyo K
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and kids took me for my birthday. The food is pretty good but you have to wait a long time. The alcohol drink are water down, they fill the glass up with ice.

Thank bygrave2
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I had been driving by this place for weeks now and finally took the dive because I was in the mood for some BBQ. I am glad I did. The place is not hard to miss and there is ample parking. Once you enter there...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

As chain BBQ places go this is quite nice. The decor is interesting and both food and service are good and predictable.

Thank truetray
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This place was terrible the service was horrible the food was cold our server had no personality looked like he was somewhere else stay away go to McDonald's they give better service

Thank Q8649MWjohnc
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Scharon A
20 January 2016|
Response from ssabo93 | Reviewed this property |
Call them and ask. I'm sure they a variety of packages. It would depend on what you want.
7 June 2015|
Response from worldtravelier | Reviewed this property |
A nice comfortable bar is available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1443 Us Highway 22, Mountainside, NJ 07092-2401
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Mountainside
  • Phone Number: +1 908-232-5619
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