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Famous Dave's

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11470 4th St, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-9016
+1 909-481-2271
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Reminds me of Loves restaurant but excellent sauces and great BBQ. Too many restaurants to chooses in RC.

Thank Tom H
Bakersfield, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

For a Famous Dave's this property is average. The ribs were dry but the brisket was perfect. The restaurant was a bit slow on the Friday night that we visited. The service was great and waiter was helpful. Overall I prefer BBQ from one of the many smaller BBQ independents in the area.

Thank roberthK3005ND
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I am not an avid BBQ lover but was craving it. Tonight didn't dissappoint! They started us off with complementary BBQ chips. They had great flavor and I used them to try out all of their BBQ sauces. My favorites were Devils bite and rich and saucy! The Georgia mustard was my next favorite with the sweet and tangy and... More 

Thank stalacin
Ridgecrest, California
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is always a go to stop when ever we run across a location. Food is consistent , tasty and a great value. This location always has a long wait during weekend dining hours but otherwise I love it.

Thank Marsh h
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little barbecue place good BBQ ribs and chicken I had the riblets with pork and beans and coleslaw which were pretty tasty overall the service is very good

Thank Bernie R
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Famous Dave's is a great place for affordable BBQ. They usually have nightly specials in the bar area, so look for those. During Monday Night Football games, they sell ribs by the rib!

Thank Scott A
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Overall pretty good place to eat. Music was a little loud, and the door to the patio should be fixed to prevent slamming while people are eating.

Thank TravelerSJT
Orange County, California
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140 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is not only one of our fav national restaurant chains, but definitely one of our fav bbq joints. And this location did not disappoint. In town for another round of job interviews, and to explore the area's apartments and attractions etc., we were pleased when one of our contacts recommended this spot as a highly rated eatery in all... More 

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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Famous Dave's is a great BBQ place. There are several different BBQ sauces on the table for you to sample everywhere on the spectrum from sweet to spicy. My favorite is the catfish, but honestly, everything I've ordered from the ribs to the burgers has been delicious. And, for a large party, you can't beat the 'feast' part of the... More 

Thank americanwoman5150
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628 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

I was in town on business and decided to come Famous Dave's for dinner with a co-worker. It was an early Friday evening and there was a very short wait before were seated. A waitress came by to take our drink orders and it was several minutes before they were delivered. I decided on the two meat combo with chopped... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11470 4th St, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-9016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cucamonga
  • Phone Number: +1 909-481-2271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?