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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
+1 419-609-2054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (86 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Nice Barbecue spot for the family. Not cheap, but the food was good and had options for everyone- from healthy Eat eaters to kids. I had the cedar plank salmon for lunch -$22. A smidge over cooked, but still good. Healthy options for side dishes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NanStarr
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Have been coming to cedar point for around 15 years and eating at famous Dave's everytime but after tonight's visit I can tell you it will be the last parking is terrible and ribs were cold and for the price you would think they was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jay M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

What a shame it was a fun place to eat but they sock you with paying to park at Ceader Point when you aren’t even going to the park. Then you have to walk to the restaurant from the lot which is not near by....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great food, priced reasonably but the parking is awful. In the past years they allowed customers to park in the parking lot closest to the restaurant. Now customers have to park in the main Cedar Point parking lot. Not really worth walking a mile to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 830chasp
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I ate here wiyh my brother Richard, his wife Lori and my friend Kim.Brother's burger was so so. Me and my friend ordered burnt end sandwiches. Meat was too salty, dry and in big chunks that kept falling off bun. Mac and cheese was spicy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rosie H
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My kids love this place. They order ribs. I just order a burger which was good not spectacular. Good value.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 97claudinea
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My husband, kids and I enjoyed a delicious lunch at Famous Dave's. We ordered their ribs, chopped bbq, brisket, chili, beans and mac and cheese. I would recommend them all. The mac and cheese has green peppers and corn in it. The kids didn't like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kashager
Reviewed 23 August 2018

After visiting Cedar Point we took the free shuttle here for lunch. The menu lists the calories which is good and bad! Our server was friendly and efficient. The food was very good and priced well. We had a very pleasant experience and would return.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank roadwarrior106
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The brisket sandwich is big cut up cubes of beef on a bun. I thought it was too dry but I did not add sauce. The broccoli was extremely salty for some reason. Ice tea was mediocre. Server was very good though.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We left the Cedar Point and walked across to have dinner. Food was good, service was good, and the drinks were cold! Good food and reasonable prices. I will go again when we go back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GaryH1724
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Dennisa H
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Response from kw1355 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to pay for parking and they do not take it off the bill anymore.
Patricia E
27 October 2016|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
They close when the park closes for the year. They're open during Hallow Weekends but only when the park is open
21 April 2015|
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Response from Sandtown7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will, a group that big they will love because its good business
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-609-2054
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