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Famous Dave's

5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
+1 414-727-1940
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

On a whim, I chose to come here tonight. I have had many good experiences here in the past. But not tonight. Terrible young bartender, rude wait staff, awful management now. The clientele have also taken a severe dive. This place is to be avoided...More

Thank Dale R
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My 2 year old daughter and I had dinner here. The server was attentive and helpful. The food was delicious as always. But the women's bathroom was pretty unappealing. There is apparently a fan broken in the wall so there's a large but dusty and...More

Thank Christina E
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We took our family of 14 out to eat after seeing a show. We always order three Family Feasts. You get a lot of food for a reasonable price and no one goes away hungry. The feast comes with chicken, pork or brisket, french fries,...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

While spending the night near the airport for an early morning flight, my husband and I went to Famous Dave's. It's close to the airport/hotels making it super convenient. The staff were very friendly, every last one of them. Greg, our server was especially nice...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My buddy and I were not sure what we were in the mood for, I saw the sign and we quickly thought, why not? We have never been to this place before and BBQ is always great for hungry tummies! As soon as we opened...More

Thank ALnG_Photo
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Kids meal and feast for 1 was great! My son loved his corn dogs and my ear of corn. He had some of my cornbread muffin. Great waitress!

Thank pjustice71
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The food here was pretty good, but it wasn't very warm! I remember making the comment that I wondered if the ovens were experiencing difficulty because everything seemed to be room temperature the day we were there. This is the only complaint I had about...More

Thank Kissy1971
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We stopped for dinner on a busy Saturday and there was a brief wait as expected but on the way to our table, we were met by Tyrone. It's been easily a year since Tyrone served us at another restaurant and we were delighted to...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We flew in from California for a Green Bay a Packer game this weekend...and stayed at a hotel near this Famous Dave's. We are staying overnight in Milwaukee and driving to Green Bay tomorrow. Some of the reviews we read almost made us not go...More

1  Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Mouth watering food............ the macaroni was kinda spicy but still good. wait staff is nice and kind.

Thank Shacream A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-727-1940
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