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Famous Dave's

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$$ - $$$
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1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-627-2324
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Marblehead, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE love Famous Dave's. We frequently dock our boat there and have supper. Great food, and good service. sometimes very busy because it is at Cedar Point Amusement park. Nice views of the marina if you have to wait for a table.

Thank Mary S
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Famous Dave's in Chicago Illinois, and it is a great restaurant. I can't give 6 stars, but if I could, I would because the food was so amazing. No one can imagine how satisfied I was with this restaurant. I will definetly will visit you again.

Thank Estuardo M
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food is ok it's just very pricey, we would rather spend the money at Tomo or Bay Harbor. It's crowded so maybe I'm missing something.

Thank AZCatFan1998
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to take the family out to eat after a long, hard day at the amusement park. We enjoyed the hospitality and good service. The food was higher priced compared to by our house but that is to be expected at Cedar Point. Food was fast and good which is what we were there for. Probably will go back next... More 

Thank Robert S
Rincon, Georgia
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here in the summer after a day at the amusement park. It's convenient, the staff was friendly, and it was pretty good. We will return when visiting the area again.

Thank doubled31326
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We love going to the restaurant but because we live here and coming from home instead of the park they charge you for parking . The funny part is that we counted in over half the outdoor tables were open and probably indoor tables on a Sunday afternoon for parking. They used to give it back to you if you... More 

Thank Will K
Cleveland, Ohio
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

While at Cedar Point we stopped in for a late lunch and the food was great. I had the combo meal with the rib tips and brisket. Both were good but the brisket was fantastic. We sat at the bar and the service was slow. Other than that it was a great meal!

Thank JAF1604
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106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were a family of five. The cost of eating at Cedar Point can be extremely high, but Famous Dave's allows you get a pretty good deal without leaving the park by more than a few hundred feet. The BBQ is extremely good and well deserving of the many awards they've won. The restaurant is clean and "famous" staff is... More 

Thank DaytonOhio
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We don't eat out much. We had a party of 5. We decided to walk out of Cedar Point to try this restaurant. I guess it's a chain. We had decided not to worry about money and just get a nice meal and that's what we got. We ordered their BBQ meal for 4-6 people and it was delicious! There... More 

Thank Hyesagmn
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the marina by the theme park. Seated very quickly, food served fast, service was quick. Food was good. I would recommend it to friends and family!

Thank Tamara T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-2324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?