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Famous Dave's

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208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
+1 865-694-9990
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on Tuesday night. Couldn't decide what we wanted. The server mentioned a special that is the "meal for 2 -3" with $9 off. So we got that - and it was yummy. The special had three meats; chicken, ribs, and we selected brisket for the third meat; it had slaw, beans, corn on the cob, fries, and bread. Everything... More 

Thank 50StatesBucketlist
Oviedo, Florida
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beef brisket and burnt ends are to die for. If you BBQ, you have to try this place. Everything is good. Try out the pineapple steak wedges as a side item. The main dining makes you feel like you are eating inside a log cabin. They even have a fireplace. Don't pass this place up. Service is always good and... More 

Thank rcscowell
Asheville, North Carolina
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch, had pork BBQ & burnt ends with a side of jalapeno Mac & cheese. DELICIOUS! Sandwiches were filling, had plenty of sauces to try too. Highly recommend.

Thank Queenwondergirl
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK. Look. The food here is generally very good and reasonably priced. The service is good , and our waitress today, B r a n d y, N. F., was excellent. But here's the problem: order a burger and they will only cook it "well done" or "medium well"! No medium. No medium rare! "They're not allowed" to cook them... More 

Thank GrampyW
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why we don't go to this restaurant more often. Requested substitute of Grilled Salmon instead of other meats. It was excellent! Great & attentive service too.

Thank Danez B
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I recently moved to the Cedar Bluff area, and actually am a supervisor at a BBQ restaurant in Knoxville. I'm always looking for new places to go because I'm so picky, and I get tired of my works food quickly. I felt like I was cheating on my job today when I came in because of how much I loved... More 

Thank cindyy67
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Very clean , very friendly staff. A family, country feel . I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Marymartha65
Aiken, South Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and so was the service. We had chopped barbecue pork. Delicious. If you love good barbecue don't miss this one. Several sides to choose from and good sweet tea.

Thank missyp212
Holbrook, NY
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were driving through Knoxville and wanted some BBQ. We have been to a few Famous Dave's in other locations. This one did not disappoint. The service was great and the food was good! Their beef brisket sandwich was tender and flavorful.

Thank artistJoan
Panama City FL
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Evidently Famous Dave is a local Knoxville fellow that's into barbeque and competes on the BBQ circuit. The food's good but not great. And it's a tad overpriced. But the beer was cold and college football was on the big TVs. I dropped over $50 on dinner with four beers. Doubtful I'll ever be back.

Thank flash2001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 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: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9990

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