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Famous Dave's

2581 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58104-8620
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (31 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
“rib tips” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
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2581 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58104-8620
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Famous Dave’s has a great menu with a variety of options for every type of appitite. I have had the Brisket, ribs, chicken, salads and the catfish fingers. I have not been disappointed or yet. The service is good and friendly, with a great atmosphere....More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dave’s had great Barbecue we had never been before so our waitress gave us a sample of all the different sauces they had and explained each one.We had the ribs which were great as were the sides of beans and coleslaw.Really nice and fun staff...More

Thank annetteh652
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Good food and good service. Pros: Best fall off the bone ribs in town. Not so fatty as many other places can be. The catfish appetizer (pictured) is the best appatizer in town. Great cornmeal muffin. Apples and beans are two good sides. Cons: the...More

1  Thank Renaissanceman58102
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were visiting in Fargo and felt like a bit of barbecue. Had seen this restaurant on a Barbecue Pit Master's show on TV so thought we'd give it a try. Love brisket so gave it a try. Not bad but a little disappointing as...More

Thank Ryco
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The greatest thing about Famous Dave's is that you can trust the place for a repeatable experience. And in today's world that's worth a lot. Never been disappointed, but never completely wooed...still on our regular list and always will be...and a fair price!

Thank EuroRoadWarrier
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This was our first time at this Famous Dave's in Fargo and the food was perfect. We started with Barbeque Nachos for appetizers, and my wife had the St. Louis-Style Spareribs 4 Bones with coleslaw and french fries, with corn muffin for the sides. I...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the Famous Dave’s on our way home so after a long drive we enjoyed a delicious meal of bbq ribs and brisket. Very friendly staff and the food didn’t take long and was as expected delicious. Hope to return again!

Thank Kev-urh
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My wife and I stopped here for dinner. The friendly staff seated us and took our order. We ordered the "Feast for 2". It arrived and we ate and ate and still took home 2 boxes of great food. Wow what a huge delicious meal....More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 12 September 2017

So this is definitely a family fun restaurant, not necessarily for couples. Look for very busy decor, oodles of stuff on the walls and very young staff. We were looking for good barbecue and found OK barbecue. Not the best, but wholesome, good portions. The...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday of the Labour Day weekend for an early dinner and not surprisingly great food. As always friendly staff. Restaurant was not busy at 5:00 pm so no wait and fast kitchen service. We tried the variety dinner for 2-3 which is too...More

Thank Perry A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 2581 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58104-8620
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
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