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Famous Daves

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3030 Milton Ave, Janesville, WI 53545-0239
+1 608-757-8100
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Evansville, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I stopped in 1:pm on a Wednesday, We ordered drinks, and then waited 15 minutes before they came. In the mean time another waitress asked if we wanted a drink and did we want to order. Drinks came we ordered. I had the safest on the menu as I have been to other F.D.'s and figured this... More 

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Thank muskie999
Williams Bay, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Famous Dave's is a chain that is consistent in it's high quality food and service. the staff at Janesville's Famous Dave's is exceptionally attentive and good. The only complaint I have is the prices. Their prices have gotten so high, I cannot afford to eat there much anymore. Sadly, as with many small Midwest towns, jobs have left the area... More 

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Thank jollieace
Verona, Italy
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was in a Motel closeby with my family and we were looking for a place to eat. We really enjoyed ourselves in this restaurant. The meat was great. We loved it, specially my brisket. The service was good also, very friendly and nice. We reccomend this place to everyone, specially their feast for two, it is big at least... More 

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Thank Alex B
Chicagoland
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359 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great selection of Barbecue sauces at your table (they stopped that for awhile and then brought it back). Great ribs and combination lunches.

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Thank PROF_CONSULTANT
Dublin, Ireland
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172 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The service here was great and I really appreciated our server and the manager coming over to work with us. However, the food was so salty that we had to send it back. We were 3 and ordered onion straws, and dinners as well as drinks. The drinks were promptly delivered with a smile, as were the onion straw starter.... More 

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Thank phoenixesrose
Brodhead, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We come at least once a month to Famous Dave's-The quality of food, the service, prices are all exceptional. Never had a bad experience here at this location- Keep up the great job

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Thank steve4822
Janesville, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We arrived on a Sunday around 1:30 and got seated right away. The host was foreign which is fine but we couldn't understand him. Our server was a delight - friendly and just the right 5 star service! I was there with my son, daughter-n-law & grand daughter. The orders were 2 Feast plates (like a big sampler), bbq brisket... More 

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Thank JKing428
Wi
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Let me just say for the record, the food was great. The sausages were spicy the pork was juicy and the beans, man the beans! We really could have done without the table of adolescents behind us. Even that wasn't so bad if the staff who were obviously friends weren't constantly hanging around their table and being obnoxious. I believe... More 

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Thank Bo H
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Typical Famous Daves. Good meal and very friendly staff. If anything my plate seemed to have somewhat small portions, especially for costing almost $20. Recommend for anyone traveling thru the area as it is easy on/ easy off the interstate.

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Thank MXMagnum
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199 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent. If you love BBQ this is the place to go. We ordered a combo platter, everything was very good. Service was fantastic.

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Thank WIBadger10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 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 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Milton Ave, Janesville, WI 53545-0239
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Janesville
  • Phone Number: +1 608-757-8100

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