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Famous Dave's

900 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1834
+1 608-286-9400
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“wilbur beans” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
900 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1834
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner with my friends. We took a big plate to share and it was really good. I would definitely come back!

1  Thank Vito A
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Good barbecue, not particularly fast service but a floor that smelled strongly of barbecue and was black with grime. Saw a waitress drop a glass and pick it up to fill a drink for a customer. Restrooms too seemed neglected in the maintenance and cleanliness...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

IT'S CLOSED DOWN. It hasn't been open at all the past couple weeks. Won't be trying to go there anymore.

1  Thank Hillary M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped here when we got into town on Tuesday. It was early evening,so limited wait staff. Our server (I failed to get the guy's name) was covering several tables. He did a good job keeping everyone served. The Tuesday special is awesome! We like...More

Thank SPQ15
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Decent BBQ in Wisconsin. All of the regular items and fixins. I had the 3 way combo with baby back ribs, brisket, and chicken (dark meat). The two sides were the broccoli with cheddar and creamy coke slaw. Tasty. Had a newbie server but she...More

Thank briankulaf
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I was surprised that Famous Dave's seemed to have slipped since I had visited last. Our servers seemed very young and poorly trained. Although super friendly, they didn't know the beer offerings and forgot to give us silverware. As for the food, I thought the...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I ordered the Famous Feast for Two meal-- Spareribs, Country-Roasted Chicken, Beef Brisket, Fries, Wilbur Beans, Sweet Corn and Corn Bread Muffins. It is one of the best roasted meat I have ever tasted here in Wisconsin. They really did a great...More

Thank rsoul18
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The food was great. The atmosphere was good. The service could have been better. All in all it was a good meal.

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

When it was lunch time there was only one place we wanted to try out and that's Famous Dave's BBQ. The lunch special was recommended by our very attractive waitress. The fried catfish lunch meal was just what the doctor ordered. Now since we are...More

Thank dunnonsite
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great food... Great drinks! Try the burnt ends appetizer !!! Quick service... Great price!!! Beer was cold ... Bbq hot and spicy!

Thank Melissa Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-286-9400
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