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Famous Dave's

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401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
+1 701-530-9800
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hickory Creek, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Texas I get lots of good brisket. Had heard about this chain and hit it for lunch one day. I had the lunch brisket plate. The green bean side was very good and corn bread muffin was tasty. Brisket however fell short by Texas standards. while moist and tender, it lacked smoke flavor and the consistency wasn't right... More 

Thank chasematt
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

unique Décor! Amazing food! Big Portions. Everything is so good here! We go out to eat here often. Its our go to when we don't know what to eat because you can never go wrong here

Thank goinggreen08
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't been to Famous Daves for quite awhile and went with another couple tonight. All of us loved the food and the nice additions to the menu. The service was great too! I had the best salmon I have ever had!

Thank Stacey L
Devils Lake, North Dakota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch on a Saturday in April with good friends. Barbecue never fails, feast for two is good for three Asian girls. Yummy!

Thank grappy2016
Oldenburg, Indiana
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What you expect from a BBQ chain. Nice array of sauces, and decent BBQ. Not a fan of chopped pork, a little dry, as well as the wing tips a little tough. Great Sunday Brunch for the price. Good service and klove thier music.

Thank Edward B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch, I had the brisket plater with an extra meat ( burnt ends ) my sides were beans and baked apples. The sides were very good, the brisket was awful. It was gray looking and I had to stab it with my fork. Then it was very chewy almost like jerky and really no taste including no... More 

Thank Powderburner
Minot, North Dakota
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Ate here late Saturday afternoon. The service was extremely friendly and the food was very good as well. I had the rib tips and brisket. While the rib tips were a bit overdone they were good. The brisket was excellent.

Thank Ken S
Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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86 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The trash can top with so much food it will feed the whole family and have some to take home with you.

Thank Sarah B
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160 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went with friends. The onion strings were awesome and the ribs were a little tough, but still tasty. The new broccoli salad didn't have much flavor, but all in all still good

Thank Kohl0002
New England, North Dakota
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210 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was not traditional southern food but it was good. Tried barbeque pork, beans, catfish, cornbread, & pecan pie. The pecan pie was great & the pork. They were quick with my order & friendly. Parking was a little tricky for larger vehicles at dinner time. Clean facility with a nice atmosphere. Nice to go section.

Thank Bdela

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 401 East Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck
  • Phone Number: +1 701-530-9800

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