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Famous Dave's - CLOSED

5101 W 98th St, Bloomington, MN 55437-2040
+1 612-832-0500
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
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5101 W 98th St, Bloomington, MN 55437-2040
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Reviews (55)
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I don't normally write about restaurants near my home, and hardly ever about chains. But the Famous Dave's near my house has a 1/2 Fried Chicken offering on Sundays. I'm really glad I tried the Spicy version. It comes with one side (I really like...More

Thank scan1man
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I am typically a big fan of Famous Dave's, but this visit was on the disappointing side. While the service was good, the portion sizing was a bit confusing for me. To start I ordered a happy hour cocktail, which was literally ALL ice. It...More

1  Thank SamPav
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I haven't been in several years, and it used to be one of my favorites. Service was kind of slow and the pulled pork was ordinary. I won't be in a hurry to return.

Thank Kari W
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Famous Dave's is one of my absolute all-time favorite restaurants. From the ribs, the brisket, corn bread, baked potato, have come to expect nothing but the best...until last night. When we first walked in the host was very nice. He brought us to our table...More

Thank LoneTreeGuy
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Got the appetizer sampler and the Feast so we could try a bunch of stuff. Loved the riblets and the roasted chicken. Catfish bites were good too.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great service, seated and served quickly. BACKROUND music WAY to loud. I go to restaurantes not only to eat but to talk to people. I am competing more and more with loud rather then soft music in the backround.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were a bit worried when we waited in the lobby area for a table...there was no barbecue or smoked meat smell at all. Fortunately, the food did not disappoint. Ribs fell off the bone, chicken was tender and juicy, and sides were all very...More

Thank Hunterwebb
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I'm a 'ribaholic'. I love BBQ ribs. I've always enjoyed Famous Daves when I lived in the USA so on a trip home, I had to make a couple of stops at different rib joints. Famous Daves at Mall of America had closed so I...More

Thank mikepodo
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Happy to say we had an excellent visit today. We used to dine here on a regular basis but had stopped coming in due to the changes they had made to the menu and the lack luster service. Well, they knocked our socks off today...More

Thank imabarbie
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Wow, one massive brontosaurs rib, 22oz, $19.99, came back to have. Great service, nice people . Short distance from crowne plaza did uber $6. Don't forget the bread pudding. No potato chips or at least I did see them.

Thank Malcolm C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 W 98th St, Bloomington, MN 55437-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 612-832-0500
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