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Famous Dave's

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Downtown-Canal Park, Duluth, MN
+1 218-740-3180
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Thompson nd.
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This a great location and as always it is great food the service is up to the great stander that is Famous Dave's

Thank jeromew323
Detroit LAkes
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fun atmosphere and great food. Highly recommended. This is a nice clean restaurant as well. Great location in the Canal Park area.

Thank Holly B
Thunder Bay, Ontario
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you are in the mood for southern food, with all of the fixings. like a great backyard bbq with the comfort food sides, this is the place to visit.

Thank miadcc
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was my first experience with Famous Dave's. I've been told that some people love the place to death. I tried the chopped pork sandwich with slaw and Dave's mac & cheese. They were delicious. Dave's Devil's Spit sauce made everything taste even better. Our wait-person was great.

Thank tonyr21
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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a wonderful meal of brisket and Saint Louis ribs. The corn and cole slaw was very good as was the muffin. Server was friendly and attentive.

Thank HappyMiss37
Duluth, Minnesota
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160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stopped here for dinner before a show so we told our waiter we were on a time constraint and he was on point with getting us all set up and out the door on time. We ordered the sampler appetizer plater and sides of potato salad, grilled pineapple and fries. It was a lot of food... More 

Thank GitchSup
Manchester, Connecticut
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237 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We love Famous Dave's and eat here as often as we can through out the country. In Duluth, they might want to step up their game a bit. There are so many other restaurants that I would recommend before eating here. Which is not normally the case. Just sort of bleh. Wine selection was poor. Meat was a bit fatty.

Thank LuvHaribo
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This restaurant is under-rated and you can usually find a table any time of the day. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food is good, not fancy but very good. The hamburgers are great! Only downside is they do not have a bar so you have to settle for some basic bottled beers and don't even consider wine.... More 

Thank Michelle L
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The meat here is cooked with great heart. Never had a bad item here even. Cook was personally trained with Dave Anderson and is good as the old original Famous Dave's in Hayward, WI. Now that the Hayward FD is gone, this is your next best choice.

Thank Todd T
North Dakota
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Had lunch on a Monday and they offer $6 burgers. The server brought a giant metal bowl of water for our dog and gave him lots of attention. I had the lunch BBQ shredded chicken sandwich topped with coleslaw it was delicious....had to use a knife and fork because it was so big. The fries were thick cut, hot and... More 

Thank YessiG411

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downtown-Canal Park, Duluth, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-3180

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