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Famous Dave's

) #47 of 207 Restaurants in Sterling ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
21080 Southbank St, Sterling, VA 20165-7273
+1 703-406-9244
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Barbecue
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21080 Southbank St, Sterling, VA 20165-7273
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Decent barbecue and consistent on what you get. It is by no means Willards in Chantilly but will do in a pinch.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

On my birthday I asked for us to go to the "piggy place " which is what I call it. I love their food and the service at the place is amazing. Their sauces ufff don't get me started .. if you don't want dirty...More

Thank Mery R
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The prices here definitely don't seem to match the quality of the food. It's okay, but not for the amount of money they charge. I will say their portions are very generous, but I probably won't be returning.

Thank JCapsH82
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Ordered 2 Georgia Pulled Pork sandwiches to go because my wife and I were in a hurry. Received the sandwiches in a timely manner, paid, and left the restaurant. Once we got back home, we opened the sandwiches to find they contained way too much...More

Thank oaorxk
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great food, cold beer, good service, fair prices. We ate there a few times over 4 days, always a delight.

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Could they please wash the table so they aren't sticky or grimey? It's difficult to completely enjoy you good when your arms are sticking to the edge of the table. Also it was a little strange to seat table after table right next to each...More

Thank LLL160
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My team catered famous Dave's in for lunch and it was excellent. The brisket and pulled pork were exceptional and as always, the coleslaw was amazing. I would definitely recommend for a good catering option.

Thank kmbrown021393
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Famous Dave's used to be one of my favorite barbeque restaurants but since the menu changed, I seldom go there! They used to have drunken apples, generous portions and the selection was larger! The current menu is limited and portions are smaller. Incidently, for a...More

Thank C H
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Went in on a Friday night, around 630, very empty. Had tenderloin plate - tasty. Ribs were ok, a bit dry. Chicken wings were poor. Dried and reheated. Came with celery and I think those white things were carrot sticks, kept out in the hot...More

Thank VAAussie
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great place. Delicious BBQ! We go there once in a while. It's a chain store, but the food is always very good.

Thank Barbara C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Open Hours
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 23:00
10:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21080 Southbank St, Sterling, VA 20165-7273
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 703-406-9244
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