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Famous Dave's

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16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
+1 623-979-3706
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed FD's for a Bday celebration. You cant beat the huge platter of assorted meats and BBQ favorites, the Food is excellent and the price is right. Great staff. Very polite and kind.

Thank JackDawg2
Cairns, Australia
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317 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went for dinner and had the feast for two...which would have fed 3 or 4. The best part was the St. Louis style ribs. They were simply divine. Hope to be back one day.

Thank AJG35
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We always make sure to visit when in town. Food good as always and our server (Aprile) was fantastic.

Thank Treborwf
Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went to Famous Daves in Peoria, which is right across from The Cheesecake Factory and ordered Pull Pork take out for the family The price was outrageous and the Pork was cut in blocked instead of being pulled apart. It was a waste of time and trouble to go 20 miles each way to get a bad meal. It... More 

Thank brigadier192003
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We popped in here for dinner on arrival from the airport It was very welcoming and we were quickly seated. Ordering was quick and the food delivered shortly after. There was a lot on offer of average quality and as is the norm far too much. It was value for money but not sure I'd go back.

Thank Darren A
Surprise, Arizona
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66 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

If you enjoy BBQ this place has a Heavenly smell when you first enter. Ribs are great and as are the sides served with your meal. Tasted the brisket and it was a little dry for my taste.

Thank Judith B
Elk Grove, California
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279 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The focus is, of course, on barbeques. We had briskets, ribs, sausages and sides. Impressively, all three of us ate our entire plate. Now and then, we have found a barbeque joint here or there around the country, but Famous Dave's is reliable and pleasurable, from the east coast to the west coast. Service is usually competent although rarely outstanding,... More 

Thank Dunsmurian
Phoenix, Arizona
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75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went here early on a Saturday night, 5:30pm., so that we could catch dinner and a movie. Very surprised that we were seated right away. We started out with house margaritas, that were fantastic, and huge- the size of 2 margaritas together. For the appetizer we had the Burnt Ends: cubes of beef cut from perfectly roasted beef ribs, and... More 

Thank F_Muldoon
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

First visit was great, loved the stuffed potato. Server was good. 2nd n 3rd visit service was horrible and food wasn't as good. Chips they give as appetizer, cold even. Won't be back.

Thank AlwaysBeTru2u
Peoria, Arizona
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It's been over a year since I've bee to Famous Dave's because the last time I was there I had the ribs and chopped pork and they were both overcooked, dry and tough. We received a gift card, so We tried it again. I had the chopped pork and roasted chicken. Again, they were both overcooked and dry. I will... More 

Thank Redeemed0575

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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: 16148 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382-4790
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 623-979-3706

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