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Famous Dave's

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991 Industry Blvd, Smyrna, TN 37167
+1 615-220-2276
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Famous Dave's tonight with friends and it was a terrible experience. The food took 30 minutes to come out, the waitress was not efficient and the food was Coke when it finally did come out. The portions were very small for the amount we were charged. We will not be back anytime soon.

Thank Gwen W
Smyrna, Tennessee
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297 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Haven't been here in forever. We usually only go when there is a coupon or a special - they haven't had any of those lately. We go for Sunday lunch. Looking over the menu we wondered if we had accidently gone to Jim & Nicks. The prices for what you get is out of sync. I'll admit - ribs are... More 

Thank room121
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought you could get great tacos and a margarita at a bbq chain? Salads are awesome. Ranch and Blue cheese dressing made in house. Service is always exceptional. I always sit in the bar area. Famous Alisa, Austin, and and my man Ricky always take great care of me. If you like margaritas they have the best... More 

1 Thank Cheresa W
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a very nice dinner with plenty to eat. We started with the onion strings both my wife and I loved them. Then we had a feast for one. It was good enough for both my wife and I. It included Georgia chopped pork, 1/4 country roasted or barbecue chicken, 3 St. Louis style spareribs, sweet corn, Wilbur beans,... More 

1 Thank jerome k
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The food was awesome here. Some of the best chain BBQ I've had in a long time. It is a little pricey but worth it to me.

1 Thank ALCalhoun
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I've been here 1 time, so this might be a preemptive review without sufficient experience, but I don't care. I have to say something about the service first - the young lady that waited on me was so warm, friendly, and knowledgeable. She was a true professional, and she gave me a "tour" of the different bbq sauces before my... More 

Thank JRees67
Smyrna, Tennessee
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Two pleasant surprises ...... 1. size of rib racks and meet on the ribs 2. variety of dishes so there is something for anyone. Faster service and TV viewing in bar area.

Thank drmurphy1
Ramona, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to a Famous Dave's and we were Very impressed! The food was amazing, portions were big, and the service was fantastic! Highly recommend!!

Thank Lisa G
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Our youngest son turned 25 this year so Famous Dave's was his dinner choice. Of course you have to order the BBQ Feast which comes on (spoiler alert) a trash can lid with more food than the 4 of us could take down! The food was terrific, the service great and the fun birthday ice cream was a cool way... More 

Thank PatRickFlem
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Friday night and most restaurants on Smyrna's main highway had lots of cars out front, including Famous Dave's, but we arrived before the rush, about 5:45 and were seated right away. It took a few minutes to get our drinks and take the order but there were several tables with large groups already seated. It was well worth the wait,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 991 Industry Blvd, Smyrna, TN 37167
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-220-2276

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