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“Dynamite Ribs”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #8 of 273 Restaurants in Peoria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Surprise, AZ
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Dynamite Ribs”
Reviewed 26 March 2014

My visiting son had a need for some great ribs so we went to Famous Dave's for two slabs of their wonderful St. Louis style ribs with sides and cornbread muffins.Now we're both big guys and love ribs but even with another person eating with us we still could barely finish one rack , some sides and a salad. This turned out great since we went back later that night and finished most of the second rack after attending a spring training game in Surprise.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Joseph R
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Bothell
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75 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Great food, affordable prices”
Reviewed 13 March 2014

If you are looking for a great food value near the stadium, this might just be what you need. There are many choices near the Peoria Sports complex, but this was recommended by someone at our hotel and we thought we would give it a try. We arrived after the afternoon Mariner's game and saw a really tricked out car in the parking lot that we had to stop and admire.

After being seated outdoors on the patio for a lovely warm afternoon lunch, the other table of folks was preparing to depart. After they left, the waitress, noticing our Mariner's hats, asked us if we noticed who just left....Felix Hernandez. We looked up to see them getting in the pretty cool tricked out Porsche SUV. So, I guess you could say we had an after-game snack with the Hernandez family!

Anyway, we ordered a barbecue chicken salad (lunch size) and a BBQ beef burger. As an appetizer, barbecue handcut potato chips were placed on our table, really a nice touch. The food was pretty doggone good and the bill was very reasonable. I think with a soda we paid about $25.

They have lots of specials before the games, but nothing we could see for after the game. Regardless, the food was plentiful and we felt we received a very good value for our money. Service was great, and it was a fun atmosphere.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Sarina E
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Seattle, Washington
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204 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Always a Great Meal”
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Before going to see the Seattle Mariner's Spring Training game, we stopped for lunch at one of our favorite restaurant's. We first discovered Famous Dave's 3 years ago when visiting Arizona; and have since found several locations in the Seattle area.

We typically order off their smaller lunch menu and get 2 types of meat (St. Louis Style Ribs and their Boneless Wings - the Brisket of Beef is also great), plus you get 1 other side item (baked beans, mac & cheese, coleslaw, corn, or broccoli) and one of their delicious corn muffins. They also bring you a small plate of BBQ Potato Chips so you can sample some of those award winning sauces! Always leave with a full and satisfied tummy!!! Don't forget to join their PIG Club (Pretty Important Guest)!! You receive a "free" meal on your birthday, including a nice hot fudge sundae!!!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Cathy R
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Peoria, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“love barbeque”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

They have the best ribs and chicken. The place feels very homey. The service is great there fast and they are always checking to see if you need any

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Cyearack
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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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“Great bbq”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great place to eat, delicious food, great menu selections and lots of variety. Many options for side dishes and great BBQ chicken and ribs. Service has always been very good and attentive servers

Visited January 2014
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Thank Mary K
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