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Famous Dave's

1901 S 72nd St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1200
+1 253-722-0500
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“beans” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1901 S 72nd St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1200
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The nice thing about this franchise is you know what you are going to get, whether it is in Tacoma, Bozeman, Billings or Missoula. The food is good and it is always a pleasant place to eat.

Thank 1949Whisler
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Every year my wife hosts bunko at our house - it's my night to out by my self. I went tonight and the bar person remembered me and even what I had for dinner last year: ribs. this year I had the catfish fingers and...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off en route back from a long day hiking in Rainier NP. Extensive menu, good food without a long wait, nice atmosphere and lots of leftovers for the next day! Nice change to the standard chain restaurants.

Thank sm1710
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Traveling through Tacoma, I visited Famous Dave's. Had always wanted to check out one of his restaurants as I participate on a BBQ team and am a KCBS Certified BBQ judge. The restaurant itself was pretty neat with cool décor and unique bar. I ordered...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Eaten at other Famous Dave's , each is always a little different. This one was ok and had a good beer selection

Thank USATraveler1000
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Not only are the ribs excellent, but the onion strings, the wilbur beans, and the surprise dynamite corn bread...are out of this world, excellent. The location is not great, thus the place doesn't look as spiffy as you might wish...food is food and this is...More

Thank WillisBayTrading
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We have eaten in a couple of Famous Dave's before so were familiar with the brand and the style of food. We ordered the brisket, which was delicious, and I made sure I bought a bottle of the hot Devil's Spit sauce to take home...More

Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great place. With family the all American BBQ feast is always worth it. Six of us eat well off of it. Great customer service.

Thank Yessenia C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you are from Kansas City, Austin, Memphis, Atlanta or any other place where BBQ is practically a religion, than you are quite possibly going to be disappointed in Famous Daves. However, if you are from practically anyplace west of the Rocky Mountains, than you...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Cold, windy and rainy outside so we stopped in for Happy Hour hoping to find the warmth of southern BBQ. NOT ! This place was cold, drafty...even the food that came out was cold. The beers were cold (which is appropriate) but we are glad...More

Thank SouthEndMCgang
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 S 72nd St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1200
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-722-0500
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