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Famous Dave's

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1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
+1 309-664-0044
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Danvers, Illinois
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When they first opened everything was always perfect. Quality of service has gone downhill. It seems every other time we go in the ribs are overcooked and dry like they've set for a day or so. The restaurant is not very clean, restrooms are dirty. What was once our favorite place to eat not So Much Anymore.

Thank Timothy G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best BBQ in town for reasonable prices. The ribs are to die for. The corn bread muffins are the best in the world!

Thank 5775john
Rochester, IL
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good place to go get BBQ. We went on a Saturday in the middle of the afternoon and were surprised to see how busy it was. We all enjoyed our food. Service was good. Will definitely return.

Thank StaceyFromRochester
Swansea, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I found the place to be fair. A lot of food was served for decent price. I was Disappointed with the beans which tasted like vinegar. The fries were hot and corn muffin was good. I ate the pulled chicken which was good, but it came with sauce on it, which I would have preferred plain so I could pick... More 

Thank Angie N
Evansville, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the food here but I have to add salt and pepper to sides which are very bland. Service was great and I love there tea.

Thank Darlene T
Benton, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

In town for meeting been to a Famous Daves in AZ so we tried this place for ribs. Food was excellent service was prompt and place was clean. Best ribs in a long time.

Thank redfox24
Peoria, Illinois
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284 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I really like this Famous Dave's. Great ambiance, good service, friendly staff. While this is a chain restaurant, this location shines. I eat here about once every couple months and have had several great experiences. I highly recommend and can't wait to go back.

Thank Montyd72
Lake Mary, Florida
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Very good service, food was very good, brisket, chicken, corn bread and beans were rocking good. Good deals on draft beers

Thank leecarp1
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Love going to Famous Dave's. No matter what you choose, It's all good. We had the St.Louis BBQ ribs, cole slaw, fries, corn muffin and a sugary sweet tea. No leftovers to take with us. We ate it all! Yes it was mmm mmm mmm mmm good! Sorry, I can not comment on dessert. No room left. I'm sure it... More 

Thank PRWill
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great food! It is on the pricier side but so worth it for all the food you get! Lots of grilled and barbecue. So worth the date night here. Some alcohol served here not sure on prices though.

Thank Taylor K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Morrissey Dr Ste B, Bloomington, IL 61704-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-664-0044

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