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Famous Dave's Bar B Que - CLOSED

8518 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79106-1504
+1 806-358-3283
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
19 Sep 2015
“Hungry for BBQ”
14 Sep 2015
“Restaurant Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8518 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79106-1504
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2015

We were passing through Amarillo and needed a late lunch. I wanted BBQ. I remembered from another trip that a BBQ place was next door to the Drury Inn I had stayed at last year. We found it, Famous Dave's BBQ. The lunch was good...More

Thank leroys73
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I don't exactly what happened, but Famous Dave's closed suddenly in Amarillo. Employees were told to go home. Windows are boarded up. Well, there are a lot of BBQ places to go to in this city.

1  Thank beckprof
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Don't let the name fool you, it's just BBQ. You can buy the same stuff at any restaurant in town. I felt it was too pricey for just plain BBQ. The service is slow at best, and practically none existent at best, we had to...More

Thank GrandpaRoy1
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Good bbq very friendly staff. We enjoyed a take out lunch from this restaurant located right next door to the Drury.

Thank Fred Z
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Right next door to the Drury Inn and Suites where we were staying. We like Dave's and never get to eat at one since there are so few in Texas. Miss Dave's Devil Spit BBQ sauce. Predictable food. Great service.

Thank mrshlovesjesus
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here about 9 pm for dinner. The staff were friendly and helpful but the BBQ wasn't as good as the advertising. A bit on the dry side but the sides especially the cole slaw were really good. Overall we would prefer Rudys for...More

Thank medalguy
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The food can be inconsistent and the service can be spotty. We usually eat here when we stay at the hotel next door. The two menu items which are always good are the rib tips and burnt ends. Both items were exceptional tonight. The rib...More

1  Thank Cruz828
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My husband and I had an early dinner here recently and was very pleased with our food. I had the pulled pork plate and he had the burnt ends plate. Both were very good and we couldn't eat it all at one setting, so brought...More

Thank rancherette
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Eight of us came on Saturday at 5 o'clock. We all had different meals someone had rib tips some had chili some had chicken fried steak, no matter what we all got it was wonderful. This will definitely be a stopping point for us next...More

Thank FranceEnglandGreece
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

I am not sure what other people's problems are with this place, but for this how it went. We have been on the road for over 7 years from Durango, CO, pulled in front parking, walked in and was seated immediately, we were served drinks...More

Thank Joy O
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Restaurant Details

Good for
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8518 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79106-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-358-3283
NE corner Soncy and I40
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