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Famous Dave's

1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-627-2324
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Cedar Point Drive, At Cedar Point Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love having this outside the park. We went for a mid afternoon adult beverage and dessert. The bartender was great! Our drinks were great....great flavor (if ya know what I mean). Our dessert was actually free due to the receipt having a code we could...More

Thank michael0820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must agree with other reviews, restaurant is a great option compared to the food available inside the park, yes, even Pinks which is also well worth the visit, but maybe not the lineup. Had difficulty deciding between the Devil's Spit burger or the Ultimate, the...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I'm a picky eater and this restaurant accommodated me. I Thank them for putting up with all my request.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

For a bar b que place wasn't impressed . Was ok but it needs to be a bit more quality of food grade as in meats.

Thank DrWade64
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We love famous daves! We have been here multiple times and always have a great experience. Get the dinner for two or four and you will be in hog heaven! It comes served on a giant trash can lid. I love the brisket here! You...More

Thank dpzguy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We love the food at Famous Dave's! We are local and live in Sandusky. We usually would go with a big group of people and share the garbage can lid. When you entered the park you would pay for parking but then they would take...More

1  Thank kw1355
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Really good BBQ. We got a family meal that came out on a garbage can lid. The brisket was awesome. Great atmosphere right on the lake. Our server was excellent.

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 18 January 2017

WE love Famous Dave's. We frequently dock our boat there and have supper. Great food, and good service. sometimes very busy because it is at Cedar Point Amusement park. Nice views of the marina if you have to wait for a table.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Famous Dave's in Chicago Illinois, and it is a great restaurant. I can't give 6 stars, but if I could, I would because the food was so amazing. No one can imagine how satisfied I was with this restaurant. I will definetly...More

Thank Estuardo M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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.

Thank AZCatFan1998
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Patricia E
when does it close for the season
27 October 2016|
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Response from Bos_DK | Reviewed this property |
I am not the restaurant
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Do you take reservations for a group of 25? thanks
21 April 2015|
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Response from Sandtown7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will, a group that big they will love because its good business
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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