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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
+1 239-690-3283
11:00 - 23:00
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291 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here twice on a recent trip to Fort Myers. Both times we had the brisket and it was smoked to perfection. We had it with fries and coleslaw and corn bread. Service was good. Staff were pretty friendly and drinks are 2 for 1. No complaints and will be back next time we are in the area.

Thank larnerdarren
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283 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were out on New Years Eve for a quick bite. We were seated in Andrea's section. She was the most unfriendly waitress I've ever had. Over charged us, we had to ask for refills. By the way, they weren't that busy. Waitresses usually work for their money, however I didn't want to tip her but we... More 

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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always, food was great. Service was atrocious. Waitress stated she was busy but didn't see her much. Not terribly attentive, didn't acknowledge us when spoken to.

Thank Jeanne V
Space Coast of Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good BBQ and tender brisket. Hubby had the sampler platter. I had the Beef Brisket Taco appetizer and the HUGE Banana Pudding in a parfait glass. It was all good!

Thank 24Lover
New York City, New York
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the full platter and you will have plenty left overs for lunch, dinner, etc that plus I find it so hard to chose from all the different types of BBQ. Chicken, RIBs, pulled pork, tip, ALL in many different styles and flavorings...YUMMY

Thank Gary B
bishops stortford
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76 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are already planning our trip in August to Denver to see the eclipse via Famous Daves!! We had blacken ends for starters followed by a meat combo of St Louis style ribs and Georgia pork Good portion size accompanied by fries. Meat moist & tasty. Onion stings great. We didn’t have space for pudding. Well worth a visit.

Thank toad69
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great BBQ served on a garbage pail lid.Staff was friendly and knowledgeable of menu.Gluten free offerings if requested.

Thank Caroline K
Fort Myers, Florida
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193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Young man at our Pro Shop recommended we stop at Famous Dave's after our round at the Hide-A-Way GC. Dave's is a chain and I didn't have high expectations. We were pleasantly surprised. It was Happy Hour and buy one get one was a good thing. Jasmine was our server and did a very good job of it. We all... More 

Thank Ready_For_Sun10
Punta Gorda, Florida
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299 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Easy, cool, friendly, fast, & DELICIOUS!!! Best server guy ever. Got the huge meal for two, with brisket. Sides excellent. Had enough leftover for a great lunch at home next day. We have never had a bad-off meal at a FDave's. Yes it's a chain, but doesn't feel like it. Extra sauces at the table; all good and hard to... More 

Thank Rdqueen
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had the Dave's Sassy Barbeque Salad and mine was rather smal in size comparing to the rest of my company. It was also way to much dressing on it. Not so tasty at all. Perhaps other options on the meny are better, but none of us was very happy with our sallads or my daughters kids menu (burgers). They were... More 

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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$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12148 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-690-3283

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