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Famous Dave's - Upton Avenue - CLOSED

4264 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1501
+1 612-929-1200
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average46%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Mar 2014
“Great food, great service”
3 Sep 2013
“I went to dance!”
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CUISINES
Barbecue, American
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
4264 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1501
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2014

We visited this restaurant while on a family vacation. The service here is very fast and the food is good. The environment is a little bit loud with all of the blues music blasting, but other than that we had to real complaints.

Thank shanac2008
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I didn't actually eat at this restaurant! I headed to the twin cities with some friends to dance. Turn's out Famous Dave's does salsa and Latin dancing on Tuesday nights. Admission is $5 but it's well worth it. We had a blast!

Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 23 May 2013

This is the start of it all... the business that is. I don't eat pork but my husband the pork man does and he wasn't thrilled with his meals the few times we have gone. I had chicken and we do better on the grill....More

Thank Alimar007
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We had a great brunch, We have been here before, and again it's awesome. The pralene sauce over the waffles is to die for. The riblets arer tender, really you can't go wrong on anything in their brunch, The bloody maries are pretty good as...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 13 January 2013

This BBQ place is fun especially if you're European like me. Noisy with games on TV, service super quick, the broccoli was 'al dente' exactly as it should be, the racks and combos full of flavor, a big ration for big boys and gals. Famous...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 3 January 2012

the ribs are great. the sides are not so great. but still worth a visit. love the washtub for washing hands on the way out. also love all the antiques and signs.

Thank Betty T
Reviewed 29 December 2011

If you're desperate for bar-b-que and you find yourself in Mpls you won't have many choices. This might be nearly as good as it gets in this city, but that's not saying much.

Thank InnovConsultant
Reviewed 23 December 2011

We are a big fan of Famous Dave's and this smaller restaurant is great as it has some outdoor seating, some on the porch and of course inside with the old timy decorations. Heavy wood chairs and floors so you don't have to worry about...More

Thank Veni-vidi-vicidotcom
Reviewed 5 April 2010

If Dave's was the only BBQ place in town, I'd like it but others are so very much better. It looks, feels and taste like a chain restaurant, which it is. Many menu items seem pre cooked. At times the ribs are fatty and/or chewy.

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Reviewed 12 December 2008

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4264 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-929-1200
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