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Famous Dave's

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7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
+1 612-416-4600
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ordered the brisket dinner. A good sized portion! Ordered potato salad, which was very tasty and the beans, also delicious. The meal came with a corn muffin. I normally don't eat corn muffins (don't care for the texture), but this one was fabulous. The brisket had a delicious flavor, however, was a bit on the salty side. It was very... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We come to this place a few times a year and have always enjoyed the food. I usually get ribs but this time I decided to try the chicken. It was cooked to perfection-moist and tender and the sauce was awesome.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I don't normally eat fish, but the catfish here was outstanding! Took me back to my childhood, when my Dad, brother and I used to go fishing for catfish in the California Delta. The sauce was excellent, the service from Kelly A. was great, and the hand- washing facility was unique. No boxes to take along; we ate everything! Watch... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

18 people. 15 teens and 3 adults. Superb attention. We were assigned a section with tables for 5, the menu has a lot of options; saldas, sups, chiken, pork, beef... to try many things it's ideal order "Dave's Sampler Platter" or "All-American BBQ Feast®". Once they take your orden, bring you a corn homemade pancake freshly baked, it's dream, a... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We arrived at 6:30 on a Saturday night and surprisingly the place was pretty empty. We came as a party of 8 but were told it would be a few minutes for them to seat us. So we asked to be seated at 2 tables next to each other, there were lots of open tables. The hostess had to check... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We tried Famous Dave's restaurant couple times for lunch. We order ribs and the usual sides. The ribs were dry and not memorable. The staff were nice. Overall average at best!!

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This the best place for BBQ. The sides are not salty. Relaxed atmosphere! Pictured: rib tips, corn on the cob, Wilber beans (baked beans), corn muffins (can eat those without anything else)

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I rate Famous Dave's very highly and an extensive BQ menu. Food is great and overall environment is fun & relaxing. The Maple Grove Dave's is top quality and I frequent it as often as I can. Staff is very friendly.

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Thank Al M
Metropolis, Illinois
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went there for lunch on our way home. We got there shortly after 1pm. Waited 10 minutes to be seated on a busy day. However, after ordering our simple meal of a grilled chicken salad and brisket sandwich, we waited over an hour to finally get our food. Our server was great and constantly apologized for... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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309 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Was sent an email to sign up for a chicken tasting as they are starting a chicken dinner Sunday night special and we attended and thought it was quite good for those who do not want the other BBQ items. Has a nice coating and there are a few sauces you can get with that and side items too. Along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7825 Vinewood Ln., Maple Grove, MN 55369
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Maple Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 612-416-4600

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