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Famous Dave's

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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
+1 309-664-0044
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal or Experience here. The ribs and brisket is wonderful as well as the catfish and pulled pork. Wilber beans and coleslaw are on the spicy side.

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Thank Gary B
Bloomington, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Famous Daves! I've never ordered anything that I didn't love! My personal favorite is the Cajun Chicken Sandwich. The Daves Sassy BBQ salad is also a good option.

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Thank erica_gen1
Illinois
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous saves is awesome. Saturday night. Just a little wait. Sat our group of 7 in about 15 minutes. Server was good. 2 meat combo was great. So much food. No complaints. Even the kids meals were huge. Stop by when you are in Bloomington.

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Thank Out4Awhile
Danvers, Illinois
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

When they first opened everything was always perfect. Quality of service has gone downhill. It seems every other time we go in the ribs are overcooked and dry like they've set for a day or so. The restaurant is not very clean, restrooms are dirty. What was once our favorite place to eat not So Much Anymore.

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Thank Timothy G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This place has the best BBQ in town for reasonable prices. The ribs are to die for. The corn bread muffins are the best in the world!

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Thank 5775john
Rochester, IL
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good place to go get BBQ. We went on a Saturday in the middle of the afternoon and were surprised to see how busy it was. We all enjoyed our food. Service was good. Will definitely return.

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Thank StaceyFromRochester
Swansea, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I found the place to be fair. A lot of food was served for decent price. I was Disappointed with the beans which tasted like vinegar. The fries were hot and corn muffin was good. I ate the pulled chicken which was good, but it came with sauce on it, which I would have preferred plain so I could pick... More 

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Thank Angie N
Evansville, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the food here but I have to add salt and pepper to sides which are very bland. Service was great and I love there tea.

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Thank Darlene T
Benton, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

In town for meeting been to a Famous Daves in AZ so we tried this place for ribs. Food was excellent service was prompt and place was clean. Best ribs in a long time.

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Thank redfox24
Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I really like this Famous Dave's. Great ambiance, good service, friendly staff. While this is a chain restaurant, this location shines. I eat here about once every couple months and have had several great experiences. I highly recommend and can't wait to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-664-0044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?