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Famous Dave's

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1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-627-2324
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is ok it's just very pricey, we would rather spend the money at Tomo or Bay Harbor. It's crowded so maybe I'm missing something.

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Thank AZCatFan1998
Roseville
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to take the family out to eat after a long, hard day at the amusement park. We enjoyed the hospitality and good service. The food was higher priced compared to by our house but that is to be expected at Cedar Point. Food was fast and good which is what we were there for. Probably will go back next... More 

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Rincon, Georgia
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here in the summer after a day at the amusement park. It's convenient, the staff was friendly, and it was pretty good. We will return when visiting the area again.

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Thank doubled31326
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We love going to the restaurant but because we live here and coming from home instead of the park they charge you for parking . The funny part is that we counted in over half the outdoor tables were open and probably indoor tables on a Sunday afternoon for parking. They used to give it back to you if you... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

While at Cedar Point we stopped in for a late lunch and the food was great. I had the combo meal with the rib tips and brisket. Both were good but the brisket was fantastic. We sat at the bar and the service was slow. Other than that it was a great meal!

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Thank JAF1604
Clayton
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100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were a family of five. The cost of eating at Cedar Point can be extremely high, but Famous Dave's allows you get a pretty good deal without leaving the park by more than a few hundred feet. The BBQ is extremely good and well deserving of the many awards they've won. The restaurant is clean and "famous" staff is... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We don't eat out much. We had a party of 5. We decided to walk out of Cedar Point to try this restaurant. I guess it's a chain. We had decided not to worry about money and just get a nice meal and that's what we got. We ordered their BBQ meal for 4-6 people and it was delicious! There... More 

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Thank Hyesagmn
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the marina by the theme park. Seated very quickly, food served fast, service was quick. Food was good. I would recommend it to friends and family!

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Tecumseh
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here while staying at one of the Cedar Point hotels, the food was great and service was friendly. Would eat here again.

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Thank C5963ZSjessicas
Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My first time at this establishment. Came just before closing but still had fantastic service & food! Everything was delicious, including the potato salad & cornbread which we all know, everybody can't make! I soooo wish they had one of these in Atlanta! I'd be big as a side of pig! But OMG, the gnats! Lordy! We had to fight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-2324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?