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Famous Dave's

5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604-2509
+1 989-797-7675
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (11 reviews)
“corn muffins” (9 reviews)
“catfish” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604-2509
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great tasting food here, the pulled pork was not the warmest but Kate brought out more. Great service.

Thank Maggie123_123_11
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Was just so so good not the best standard they are known for. Disappointed on the service and experience will not be back if I can help it

Thank tscott12
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Have been to this location many times, food quality was worse the last 3 visits in a row. Ribs were not meaty and brisket was stringy. Disappointed. No manager walking around asking how things were.

Thank Momof2BoysMI
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I was absolutely blown away at my experience here. Every staff member I encountered was fantastic, big genuine smiles and attentive to me as a customer. My server was very personable and was johnny on the spot with napkins, wet wipes, and refills. My server...More

Thank ASGLondon
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

There are mainly fast food restaurants near the MBS airport that I have not visit due to lack of time or just because I am not into fast food; in this occasion I had enough time before taking my flight home to explore the area...More

Thank FAVAR21
Reviewed 23 May 2017

May 16, 2017 we were driving to Grayling, MI and knew we had to have dinner in Saginaw. My wife agreed to my hankering for BBQ. Seated right away. She ordered the Cedar Plank Salmon for $14.99 and upgraded to a side salad for $1.99....More

1  Thank BRubin510
Reviewed 9 May 2017

seating was quick! wait staff was pleasant! food delish! found that this location was highly rated by others on this site an I am pleased to concur with this group. truly brings weight on the recommendations of reviewers!

Thank Travelinglover247
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What an awesome time we had at Famous Daves in Saginaw. We were served by lovely sisters who we thought must be twins!! The food was delicious, service was fast, nothing to complain about at all... loved it, highly recommend!!

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been here a few times. It does not matter how busy the restaurant is -- the service is always slow. For a place that tries to play up its "folksy" image, the service doesn't really match with that. I like the food and...More

Thank Zgrand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband surprised the kids and I by taking us to Famous Dave's, which we all love. The food is amazing and the kids love the theme.

Thank Ginny F
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2017|
Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. For kids 10 and under and anyone named “Lil’ Wilbur.” Includes choice of any one side or carrots and celery, plus Oreo® cookies, and a fountain beverage or milk. For kids 10 and under and anyone named “Lil... More
Gary B
27 December 2016|
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Response from Troy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have specials every day of the week. Just look on the website for the specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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: 5665 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
  • Phone Number: +1 989-797-7675
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