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Famous Dave's

2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
+1 406-752-7427
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (88 reviews)
“burnt ends” (15 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribs and chicken are cooked with attention to an old-fashioned method of barbequing. Great seasoning, great selection of sauces. I was very disappointed with the attitude of one particular server but overall, the service was excellent.

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the Feast for Two, but it should be called the Feast for Four. The amount of food was unbelievable and everything was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. The price was very reasonable. Great place to eat after a long day...More

Thank 11alicew
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Looked at several eating places on Trip Advisor and finally decided on Famous Dave's. Being from Texas, we've eaten a lot of barbecue. Our server, Barb, was very friendly, knowledgeable of the menu, and the city. Ordered the Feast for Two, which would actually feed...More

Thank mauilover09
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The Georgia chopped pork was good. The only thing I didn't like was the sauce already put on top of the meat. A variety of sauces are on the table, and I was planning on the mustard based sauce when it came with something else...More

Thank kaem1028
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My parents came over to surprise me for my bday and took me to Famous Daves. It Was The Best Chicken Sandwich I Have Ever Had. Our Waitress Was Great And Even Brought Us Refills Before We Had Finished Our Drink. It Was A Little...More

Thank tammyw747
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great location, good food, fun atmosphere! Our server Kirsten was fantastic! Had a relaxing dinner in the bar area. Would visit again!

Thank Kirsten S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's a chain restaurant....however it's still a great place for a bite. Decent food with a great beer selection.

Thank truite7
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed the restaurant but had been hoping it would seem a bit more original rather than a busy chain. For a chain it was good

Thank BuzzT10
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had heard that their ribs were really great and they were very good but also very pricey. We could likely have had the same menu and as good a meal at another up end restaurant . It was very noisy , I blame it...More

Thank barbcard9
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My husband, John, and I have been visiting the Flathead Valley this summer looking to potentially buy a new house. We tried multiple BBQ places in the Whitefish and Kalispell area with Dave's being the most consistent, if not always the most friendly or clean....More

Thank Dorthy C
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Edward e
25 April 2016|
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Response from Hoss98057 | Reviewed this property |
There is a full service bar. In the evenings the bar serves half priced appetizers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2340 US Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901-2547
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: +1 406-752-7427
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