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Famous Dave's

790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
+1 510-782-2030
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (5 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Smoked Ribs, pulled pork and barbeque Chicken were awesome. I felt sorry for the waiter he was the only one serving. Its to bad that the sides weren't as good a the meats. The corn was soggy, the coleslaw had no taste and the...More

Thank WWhiteley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good BBQ at reasonable prices with good sized portions. Not sure why the hostess doesn't give you a menu when you're seated instead of waiting for the server to bring it. Good service otherwise. The food is very good. The ribs were meaty and tender....More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wow! This is great barbecue. Three adults and a nine year old had the "Family Feast for 2" and a extra half rack of ribs abd brought home enough extra for another meal. The ribs and chicken were both tender and crunchy as appropriate. The...More

Thank GigiRoss2014
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Famous Dave's claims they do not take reservations, but I was told if you had a large party to call a couple of days in advance and speak to a manager. I called 6 days in advanced and talked with a manager ( my bad...More

Thank mary m
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Unpacked restaurant last Friday so rapidly on a booth table. No staff showing up for 15 minutes!!! Then a waitress that just clocked in came to us. Ordered our drinks and meals. My wife order was burnt ends and ribs. All were pretty dry with...More

Thank arnese13
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The sides are super small BBQ good service was cool they gota step sides game up there the only BBQ place that doesn't have a all meat combo

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Good food. Service is good also. Menu varies with respect to side dishes. Meats sound appetizing as explained on the menu.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We were seated right away. Servers were friendly and efficient. Manager goes around to make sure everyone's doing great. Prices were reasonable. We got the feasts which fed 7 hungry people! They provided sumptuous dessert for the celebrant which could be shared with the group....More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

It's pretty good BBQ. Unfortunately this location is rarely very busy so I don't expect it to be around much longer. Food quality and price are OK. Servers are just part time kids.

Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was invited to lunch at Famous Dave's and went with trepidation. I've watched this BBQ master on TV with his gregarious attitude and comfortable familiarity with smoke, but I was not sure his apparent expertise in BBQ could be translated to a chain restaurant....More

Thank judy754
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 790 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545-2146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-782-2030
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