We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Famous Dave's

££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
+1 865-694-9990
Website
Today
10:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

222 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 222: English reviews
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently moved to the Cedar Bluff area, and actually am a supervisor at a BBQ restaurant in Knoxville. I'm always looking for new places to go because I'm so picky, and I get tired of my works food quickly. I felt like I was cheating on my job today when I came in because of how much I loved... More 

Helpful?
Thank cindyy67
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food. Very clean , very friendly staff. A family, country feel . I would definitely recommend it.

Helpful?
Thank Marymartha65
Aiken, South Carolina
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and so was the service. We had chopped barbecue pork. Delicious. If you love good barbecue don't miss this one. Several sides to choose from and good sweet tea.

Helpful?
Thank missyp212
Holbrook, NY
Level Contributor
132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were driving through Knoxville and wanted some BBQ. We have been to a few Famous Dave's in other locations. This one did not disappoint. The service was great and the food was good! Their beef brisket sandwich was tender and flavorful.

Helpful?
Thank artistJoan
Panama City FL
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Evidently Famous Dave is a local Knoxville fellow that's into barbeque and competes on the BBQ circuit. The food's good but not great. And it's a tad overpriced. But the beer was cold and college football was on the big TVs. I dropped over $50 on dinner with four beers. Doubtful I'll ever be back.

Helpful?
Thank flash2001
Chattanooga
Level Contributor
46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Memphis dry ribs were as good as I have had in awhile. The service was excellent and the meal was made pleasant by Hannah, our charming server.

Helpful?
Thank teak51
Tennessee
Level Contributor
507 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My parents wanted to go here for their anniversary. They love Famous Dave's burgers. I believe it's called the Ultimate Burger? It has pulled pork AND bacon on top of the burger. I like it too, but the jalapeño bacon is too hot for me so I have to request plain bacon. On this trip, I opted for a stuffed... More 

Helpful?
Thank TNharleychick
Athens, Tennessee
Level Contributor
65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We've ate here several times as a family, usually the food is pretty good, especially the ribs. I had the southern tips last visit, not so good.

Helpful?
Thank tjstrike
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Service was Great. The restaurant and bathroom were clean. Food was great! The check out process and waitress attentiveness was good.

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer J
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The service was great and fast. The food was served in a timely manner and it came out hot and there is plenty of it. We ordered the American feast for 2 and there is so much food we took some of it home. We went for my birthday and I truly enjoyed the experience. We will definitely be going... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michaelle T

Travellers who viewed Famous Dave's also viewed

 

Been to Famous Dave's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Advantage Pl, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9990

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Famous Dave's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?