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Famous Dave's

3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
+1 760-352-9044
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“burnt ends” (6 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Famous Dave’s food is so yummy and comforting. The ribs are meaty and crispy. The potatoes are to die for. If I had a big enough stomach I could eat for hours. They give you tons of food. The only problem is you leave feeling...More

Thank P2594PHbarbaras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within minutes of letting them know that the ladies bathroom needed cleaning it was addressed. They do need to reinstall the hook in the handicap stall so that there is somewhere to hang your bag! We ordered the onion rings as a joint appetizer and...More

Thank marros1960
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Staff is very good and service was fast. Food was plentiful and good, and the drink servings were huge!

Thank SansarYatri
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Super friendly staff. My sandwich was delicious. Truly enjoyed my dinner there. Need to back and try the burnt ends.

Thank ACornCas
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The atmosp;here was nice. The waitress was knowledgeable of the items on the menu and answered the boys questions with a smile on her face. She was attentive to our needs. the food was great. The boys wanted to return the next day to eat...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

For me the largest virtues of this place are that it is close to my hotel, it has cold beer, and it plays non-stop blues on the sound system. Only as I write this, some reggae is playing, so blues may be only what I...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were out shopping, got kinda hungry. ..my husband said he felt like eating some good ribs, so were do you go for good ribs FAMOUS DAVES. ..ribs and cornbread were so good and Meagan our waitress was awesome. ...

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The food was plentiful but a bit pricey for the area. Our server was particularly nice but I forgot to get her name. Do try the collard greens.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Most tender brisket I've ever had at a Famous Dave's. Good service also. Location is in the mall and hotel area and is accommodating to the area.

Thank ColbyButler
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a nice restaurant, good environment and greeeaaaat Food!!! The corn bread is insane, the best you can eat, as well as the other dishes, you will be amazed with the combo platter, it is great, you can taste all the food, chicken, pork....More

Thank Arturo O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3103 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9666
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-9044
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