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Famous Dave's

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601 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD 21014-4306
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bel Air, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

My husband and I haven't been out to Dave's for some time and it was nice. The music is a bit loud but nice. Food and service is good.

Thank Darlene M
Abingdon, Maryland
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697 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never been to this restaurant before. We decided to give it a try. I am not a huge fan of BBQ. There are plenty of other options on their menu. Our server explained the myriad of BBQ sauces present on the table. She brought us chips so we could sample the sauces while we waited for our food.... More 

Thank Sharon M
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best experience and cannot say enough about how wonderful this restaurant treated my family. We were in the mood for good old fashioned BBQ and we were not let down. Thank you to the staff and the cooks for providing a great meal!

Thank steveG2722RS
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good old fashioned BBQ. Standard recipes ensure that you get the same food everytime you go there.. Staff is excellant and always there when you need them. Drinks stay filled and food arrives in a timely manner. My son has a food allergy and the staff goes out of their way to make sure he gets what... More 

Thank fastboatlover
Lodi, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

good selection of BBQ favorites, decently priced portions, cool atmosphere, good selection of sauces from mild to XXhot.

Thank delvan98
Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Slow service , price are ok but you don't get much for the price . Portions are small . Disappointed

Thank Pat Q
Greenville, Texas
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a really great place to eat. The food is excellent and the service is awesome. This was our first time to eat here, so we got to test the different sauces on homemade potato chips. When our waitress asked which one was our favorite, we were given a bottle to take with us. Very pleasant surprise. And, you... More 

Thank Tammy R
Bel Air, Maryland
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Hey folks ~ it's Pork BBQ ~ BBQ ribs ~ BBQ burgers ~ BBQ everything AND it's all wonderful. Can someone please tell me why we have to wait that long when BBQ is already cooked? Those ribs have already been cooked for umpteen hours so what's the holdup? That's my only complaint ~ that and the fact that I... More 

Thank Denise M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I walked in today 8/6/16 close to 5:30 pm, and the place wasn't crowed. The employees were walking back and forward. I was seated fast in the bar area(I don't drink), the I placed the order which had a few options. I wasn't ask anything. The employee just assumed and served. The flavor was fine (nothing great) , but I... More 

Thank felipepr1
Abingdon, Maryland
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

So glad to see they have brought back a lot of our old favorites but this has been one our favorite places to go for ribs, happy hour and side dishes. Tonight was no different although our poor bar tender had to pull double duty in main dining area too due to them being shorthanded which caused longer that normal... More 

Thank Joseph H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 601 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD 21014-4306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bel Air
  • Phone Number: 4106388955

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