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Famous Dave's

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61 Curtner Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-1058
+1 408-292-7444
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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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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to San Jose I discovered Famous Dave's and liked it so much I went twice! The food looks and tastes great. It is up there with some of the best BBQ I'd ever eaten - I tried various ribs and brisket. Working out which of the six different barbecue sauces is your favourite is also a... More 

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Thank ADfromSElondon
North Hills
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587 reviews
478 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The was my first ever visit to Famous Dave's. I ordered the combo plate. I figured I'd get a good variety of tastes. The Burnt Ends, Corn Muffin, Fries and Ribs were nothing to write home about. As a matter of fact, I've had much better at less "famous" and less expensive places. I do have to note that our... More 

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San Jose, California
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This review was for tonight(Wednesday) Online Take Out! Online ordering: Now this was my first time to order online AND be able to say when I'd like to pick it up. PROBLEM: For the comments for each item, the system would only let me type about 3 words!! NOT HELPFUL!! I had to call and speak to a person to... More 

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1 Thank DisneyQueenbee
India
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This hotel is located in Plant shopping complex . It is a good place for barbecue .If someone visit on hist birthday they will serve free cake.

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Thank rajeev d
San Jose, California
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I love the BBQ here and in general everything is good. Just expect your wait person to get to you. When they get to you. Fortunately the kitchen is fast! Try the pulled pork, burnt ends and the ribs. The BBQ chicken wings are awesome

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Thank JFouts
San Jose, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The customer service was great. The food were just okay but all in all we were satisfied because of the great service. Will be eating again next time.

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Thank Jo A
Santa Cruz, California
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389 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My friend and I were in this area for business and getting hungry, so decided to give this place a try. We both ordered off the lunch menu. I had the grilled chicken salad and he had the pulled pork sandwich. The salad was on the smaller side with iceberg lettuce and a very "tiny" chicken breast. My friend said... More 

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Roseville, California
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

During a recent visit to the area I went to Famous Dave's. I had the Burnt End and Ribs. The Burnt Ends was the favorite part of the meal. They served in on texas toast with a variety of sauces. Great service too, as I needed to come return days later to retrieve the sunglasses I left behind.

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Fremont, California
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334 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had a quick lunch at Famous Dave’s with a friend and was very impressed with the ribs. Really super meaty and not fatty or greasy as some ribs can be. It was amazing that a full slab of ribs was only $2 more than a ½ slab, so I took over ½ of them home for another meal. What a... More 

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Had lunch at Famous Dave's. Previously, I had only been there for cocktails. Service was really slow and the food was just ok. I ordered a loaded potato and to call it loaded was definitely hyperbole. My son ordered a barbecue bacon burger which was again ok but nothing special. Our server apologized multiple times so something may have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 61 Curtner Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-1058
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-292-7444
Description
http://www.famousdaves.com/locations/Zip 95125

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