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Famous Dave's

790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
+1 510-782-2030
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“burnt ends” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok, I've tried because of then name and because like to try new places, but it's not my favorite in Hayward not even for the ribs, supposed their famous dish. They have options of 4 or 6 bones other than the full rack. It wasn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank guigoguto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located restaurant on the west side of I-80 in Hayward. Many options on the menu and meats. Large portions and friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Its been to hot to BBQ so we ordered to go from Famous Dave's I have to tell you the Ribs were so good I couldn't believe it and so happy we did order from them, My only complaint was customer service not well trained.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bettyg87
Reviewed 22 July 2018

well good when it opened years ago then slowly got worse if you like bbq go else ware- sad to say this but here at trip advisor we the people must save you out of town some grief -and steer you in the right direction...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The food is just plain awful. I had pulled pork and ribs, wife had chicken and neither of us could get past the first couple of bites. Horrible taste, not fit for a stray dog to eat.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TravelingNudists
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Terrible service! Also when I came they were out of brisket for lunch. I had to ask multiple times for items and refills. I received dirty silverware. Everything was sticky; menu, table, sauce bottles. No one asked me how my food was. I saw similar...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch with 3 mini combination burger,chicken,hot links, Pulled pork. Very good tangy barbecue and sauce and smoked meats. Barbecue is an American past time, when you can get good, Barbecue it’s a holiday of fun ,that what you get at famous Dave’s. I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 75russelld
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Met up with a group of six and had a garbage can lid full of food and fun! There was so much amazing bbq and great service and atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank lmark3333
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Smoked Ribs, pulled pork and barbeque Chicken were awesome. I felt sorry for the waiter he was the only one serving. Its to bad that the sides weren't as good a the meats. The corn was soggy, the coleslaw had no taste and the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ at reasonable prices with good sized portions. Not sure why the hostess doesn't give you a menu when you're seated instead of waiting for the server to bring it. Good service otherwise. The food is very good. The ribs were meaty and tender....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank deryck2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-782-2030
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