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Famous Dave's

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5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221
+1 414-727-1940
11:00 - 22:00
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Koloa, Hawaii
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

While spending the night near the airport for an early morning flight, my husband and I went to Famous Dave's. It's close to the airport/hotels making it super convenient. The staff were very friendly, every last one of them. Greg, our server was especially nice and attentive to our needs. We split a ribs/catfish combo platter and a giant serving... More 

Thank Michelle S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My buddy and I were not sure what we were in the mood for, I saw the sign and we quickly thought, why not? We have never been to this place before and BBQ is always great for hungry tummies! As soon as we opened the door we were greeted by a strong waft of mesquite! I closed my eyes... More 

Thank ALnG_Photo
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Kids meal and feast for 1 was great! My son loved his corn dogs and my ear of corn. He had some of my cornbread muffin. Great waitress!

Thank pjustice71
Paducah, Kentucky
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97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

The food here was pretty good, but it wasn't very warm! I remember making the comment that I wondered if the ovens were experiencing difficulty because everything seemed to be room temperature the day we were there. This is the only complaint I had about the food, as the food was good. I think it would have been better had... More 

Thank Kissy1971
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stopped for dinner on a busy Saturday and there was a brief wait as expected but on the way to our table, we were met by Tyrone. It's been easily a year since Tyrone served us at another restaurant and we were delighted to see him. He does a fantastic job and always there when you need him. I... More 

Thank John T
Saugus, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We flew in from California for a Green Bay a Packer game this weekend...and stayed at a hotel near this Famous Dave's. We are staying overnight in Milwaukee and driving to Green Bay tomorrow. Some of the reviews we read almost made us not go for a dinner and a beer. I am glad we chanced it tonight. A waitress... More 

1 Thank Eileen C
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Mouth watering food............ the macaroni was kinda spicy but still good. wait staff is nice and kind.

Thank Shacream A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

We go to Dave's at least once a month and are never disappointed. The burgers and fries are yummy, the St. Louis ribs are good, but our favorite meal on the menu is the fried cod. Hand beer battered, a bit spicy, never greasy, firm, white fish, tasty and by far the best fried fish I've ever had. There are... More 

Thank carko4idol
New Zealand
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

We'd never heard of Famous Daves before. We loved our experience. The service was great and the food was so tastefully delicious.

Thank Geepnz
Green Bay
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

I ate there a couple times while visiting my mother in a local hospital. Service was great and the food just as good. They had at every table at least six different bottles of Bar-B-Q sauce, from mild,sweet to the inferno. The cap on that one is a different color. Also there is different things to look at, hanging from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5077 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-727-1940

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