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Famous Dave's

401 E Bismarck Expy, Bismarck, ND 58504-6511
+1 701-530-9800
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (22 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
“rib tips” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 E Bismarck Expy, Bismarck, ND 58504-6511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Famous Dave's has been up and down over the years. Today I would say they are up. Pricing and portions are good. I've had brisket all over. It is consistently really really good at Dave's. This location had adequate service. I also had the grilled...More

Thank alanf479
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I am not a fan of restaurant BBQ (I like my own better). I went because my husband really wanted to go. I had the rib tips and brisket platter. The tips were good, but the brisket was amazing. Great service, also!

Thank Angie W
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The American feast/garbage can lid is always good. Brisket and ribs were fabulous. The store in Bismarck consistently delivers.

Thank gdtinnd
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I am never disappointed with their BBQ. The servers are always friendly and ready to help if there is a question about what to get to eat. The BBQ is excellent. I return here every time I come to Bismarck!

Thank dsummer20
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Famous Dave's is one of the few "chain" restaurants I will visit in my travels. I have NEVER had a bad meal here, and the Bismarck location was no exception! Wonderful service, friendly and attentive staff, and the food was fantastic as always. This chain...More

Thank U6615KIdavidc
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Let me first say that I’ve been a lot of places and I have eaten at a lot of restaurants. Typically food is food and the way that I judge a restaurant is on the service. This place had horrible service and the food was...More

Thank mgrajeda74
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped after school shopping. You have to love the decoration of this Famous Dave's. We have eaten at several around the country, and this is the best. So much fun to look around and see the details. The waiter was great, friendly and helpful....More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I had the BBQ chicken and the rib tips. They were excellent. I also liked the corn and beans. The sweet tea was excellent just like what I had growing up in the south. The service was and faster than I thought it would be.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Famous Dave's gave us a delicious lunch at great prices. They had a great lunch menu at very affordable prices (our adult meals were under $9). I had the pulled pork sandwich Memphis style (coleslaw on top) and my husband had the pulled chicken sandwich....More

Thank MonkeyG
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. Great atmosphere and great food. We really loved all the different BBQ sauces.

Thank uvawisedude
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 401 E Bismarck Expy, Bismarck, ND 58504-6511
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck
  • Phone Number: +1 701-530-9800
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