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Famous Dave's

#64 of 703 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
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1011 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7574
+1 480-615-1444
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with Famous Dave's BBQ....ever! Right? It was clean and the servers were chipper as ever. Sometimes when you go with picky teens it's best to take the easy road and go somewhere that's familiar.

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Thank Ann G
Mesa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I would have to say very consistent Food and service. I have tried many things on the menu all are great. they have a wide selection. Including Fish, they have Fried Catfish which is excellent.

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Thank craighP6561HJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner time with friends. The service, the menu and restaurant style it's pretty much the same as the Famous Daves in Peoria. Good location. I will eat again in here if happen to be on the area.

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Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Winslow, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch, place was not very busy....worst service ever...food was cold, Bar-b-Que is sub par at best. Waitress never returned after I got my food...not even to get the payment for the check. Place has no atmosphere....I have been looking for good Bar-b-Que in PHX since I moved here....Famous Dave's is not it....I will never eat at a Famous... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The family style buffet for 4 was easily for 6.....and very tasty. It was fun sharing a meal with friends.

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Thank Lori W
Windermere, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Got the burnt ends sandwich with wedges and a salad - more than enough food and at a great rate. The bar was nice, clean and very inviting. Would definitely recommend!

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Ferndale, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We went to the area to meet up with friends. We had dinner, so order appetizer. BBQ chicken wings turned out to be deep fat fried breaded boneless chicken pieces, came with cornbread, a double order to share came buy you a lower cost dinner. The appetizer came very salty and spice. We came mostly to talk to our friends... More 

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Thank healthyeater2013
Port Dover, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Ok If you like good old BBQ this is the place for you. First time for us here and we were not disappointed. Very flavorful eats and at a great price. 5 or 6 great sauces and lots of food. We could not eat it all. We would go back in a heartbeat.

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Thank southernnites
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

This restaurant accepts reservations for large groups only but we had no waiting time and it was 6:30pm on a Friday. The service was professional and attentive, and the food was served quickly. Our group of 4 adults and one child all enjoyed our BBQ. I found my baby back ribs to be quite tasty and tender as did my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Wife and i were craving ribs and saw this place. Ribs were very tasty n meat fell off the bones. Well cooked and good taste to them. Garlic mash potatoes needed a little more garlick. Overall a good meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7574
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-615-1444
Description
Famous Dave's best Phoenix barbecue restaurants and catering. BBQ ribs, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and salads. Open lunch and dinner.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?