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Famous Dave's BBQ Ribs & Blues

3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
+1 612-822-9900
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (49 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The company I work for had a sort of indoor company picnic for a visitor from Europe. We had an "Authentic Minneapolis BBQ" complete with ribs, corn, broccoli, fries, beans and heaps of other food. Dave's deliver was very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Visited again, this time with family, after 20 years, and keeps the same authentic flavor. Nice setting, roomy, with a parking ramp next door. We ordered "The feast", a delicious mountain of barbeque. Frienly staff. The music was "Not bad" either, as they say on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alejandro l
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Famous Dave's is one of the old chain restaurants for ribs. While it doesn't quite compare with many of the rib shacks I've been to, they do, do ribs better than any other chain restaurant insofar as they specialize in it. I'll go here to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GaryArndt
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It's with much sadness that I must announce that this great rib establishment is now a mere page in the memories that brought me some wonderful times. Rudolph's BBQ has closed its doors and is now a part of history. My thanks to all the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chath65
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wednesday evening around 7pm, the place was pretty empty. The service was ok but not great. The food was ok. Looks like it could be fun with a large group.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Yez
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This was close to my hotel so I met a customer for dinner, who knew I can find such a great BBQ place close to me :) I had pic two meal which was, Beef Brisket, Southside Rib Tips. With meal I asked for Creamy...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shadi W
Reviewed 6 July 2018

After last week I figured this week would be better it's like hit or miss sometimes not too often. Everything was perfect the ribs were tender, the brisket melted in my mouth and the catfish was too die for...Thank you until we meet again!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Justmari69
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A favorite BBQ restaurant since I was in college in the 80’s. They are known for their ribs and chicken with various proprietary sauces. If you can’t eat in the restaurant, try them via UberEats in which they have an extensive menu available and it’s...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank FantescaGirl
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We've been here many times and keep coming back. My only complaint is the dance floor. It's just a small concrete area in front of the stage. No one even moved aside tables to make space for what was obviously a dance band. The service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Susan A
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We visited this location while on a family trip to Minnesota. Our kids all love Famous Dave's food, so we went out of our way to find this location since the one in the mall closed. What we didn't know was that this location is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank shanac2008
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8 December 2018|
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Response from Chath65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's plenty of room for families separate from the bar area, so you and your children should have a great time.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-9900
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