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Famous Dave's

#15 of 157 Restaurants in Novi
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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43350 Crescent Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
+1 248-735-1111
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Southfield, Michigan
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here with a large group during the holiday. Although we ended up with more in our party, the staff was very accommodating and seated us together fairly quickly. The service was great and the food was very good!

Thank mickij3
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We come here when in the mood for Ribs or Pull pork with baked chicken a combination platter for two. The choice is filling an delicious. With some to take home. Staff is helpful an friendly also by helping you with a idea or too.

Thank Yvette P
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We always sit at the bar and have our food before the quoted sat time. Food always comes out fast and hot. Try Dave's Smoking Tea minus the Pepsi, but substitute Mt. Dew

Thank Nosaj_Rellim
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I got a rack of ribs to share and it was plenty of food with the sides included. We got half Kansas city style and half original. Oh boy were they delicious! We loved everything about the food and the service was good too.

Thank traveling_mommy2006
Columbia, Tennessee
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Service was very good, and place not over crowded. Food was very nice also. Medium budget range, but a good stop.

Thank buschnco
Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A crazy busy Sunday, I managed for forget to eat breakfast and missed lunch --- so I was STARVED! Wanted tasty and delicious meal, reasonably fast. Famous Dave's was near where I needed to run my last 2 errands. Arrived about 4:30. No wait for a table. Delighted when ANDY was our waiter - he is fast, knowledgeable and pleasant!... More 

Thank Terese B
Redford, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

When we arrived, just before 7:00 pm, the restaurant was almost empty. We were a little concerned, because that could be a bad sign. Within the next 30 minutes the tables filled to a slow weeknight level. I could be, because the time was during the opening ceremony of the Olympics. My husband and I shared the mixed platter for... More 

Thank CorinnaJones
Novi, Michigan
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

When we don't want to fire up the grill this place is good enough. We like the variety of BBQ sauces to go all the meat. Sides are average with the sweet potato being the best.

Thank Art d
Troy, Michigan
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355 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

When I sat down, I was handed 4, yes 4, menus! I had a pulled pork sandwich which was OK, but a little dry. I paid 99 cents extra for what I thought was a side of cole slaw. It was actually a table spoon of it added to my sandwich. Side of mac and cheese was skimpy and uninteresting.... More 

Thank 1Rahhalatun
almo, kentucky
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We recently enjoyed an awesomelunch with family while visiting in the Detroit area. It was our first time to visit Famous Dave's and hopefully won't be the last. The atmosphere is quaint and the food is delicious. I loved it all but let me recommend the macaroni and cheese with some extra kick added to it.

Thank grammyrosebud

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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
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, 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: 43350 Crescent Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-735-1111

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