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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-609-2054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (74 reviews)
“rib tips” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So this is right outside the park by the marina. It's a really convenient place to slip out to for more quiet and relaxing lunch for a break from the park. We left the park one evening and decided to stop by for dinner. Friendly...More

Thank TravelingDad216
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The brisket platter I ordered was not worth the money. Super thin sliced, chewy meat. Not what you'd expect from a larger chain restaurant. Thin slicing always leans towards an under-cooked slice of meat to hide the rubbery texture. It was nice to get out...More

Thank tabascoak
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I ate at Famous Dave’s with my wife, kids (1&3), and parents. We ordered the All American BBQ Feast and it was perfect for our group. Everything tasted great and even my kids ate and were happy with the meal! Our server was quick and...More

Thank SuperPoser
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went after a long hot day at the park. Great drinks and food. We are from Memphis and can be BBQ snobs but this was really good. The chicken was great and so were the ribs. The pulled pork was ok and I didn't...More

Thank tigerfan03
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have heard lots of good things about Famous Dave's, and my husband LOVES BBQ. So we were very excited to see that there is now a location inside Cedar Point. We ordered at the counter and sat at the tables off to the side...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here after a long day at Cedar Point, we got a feast for two. Ribs, chicken, shredded pork, corn on the Cobb, baked beans, coleslaw, fries, corn muffins, cold draft beer. Very good, took plenty left overs home.

Thank dawnd1970
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We love eating here. The food has always been delicious. Ate at the one in Toledo, OH. Fall of the bone Ribs!

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to sit and eat when you need a little break from the bustle of Cedar Point. I highly recommend the corn bread muffins. There is something for everyone on the menu even if you don't like BBQ. Don't forgot your...More

Thank GyPSygurl1175
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This spot is located right out one of the South Gates of Cedar Point (also accessible without going through the park). We love coming here during the day spent at the park. It is far cheaper than any option in the park and just a...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Good food ribs very good service was fast and frendly.Kind of out of the way have to look hard for it it's in marina area

Thank Guy W
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Dennisa H
8 August 2017|
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Response from kw1355 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to pay for parking and they do not take it off the bill anymore.
Patricia E
27 October 2016|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
They close when the park closes for the year. They're open during Hallow Weekends but only when the park is open
21 April 2015|
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Response from Sandtown7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will, a group that big they will love because its good business
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-609-2054
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