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“Get the beef brisket”
Review of Famous Dave's

Famous Dave's
Ranked #9 of 267 Restaurants in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beef brisket is by far the best meat on this menu. However, I have yet to have a disappointing meal. Please make the Bean & Cola BBQ sauce available for purchase!!!

Thank Nicholas K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of people stay away from restaurant chains for fear of the same old food, the same old service, the same old atmosphere. Famous Dave's in Bloomington, Illinois will put all of those reasons to shame with their excellent service, interesting building and dining area and, of course, their "Famous Food". From the minute you enter you are always greeted with a smile and once seated its mere seconds till someone at the least will say, "I'll be with you in just a minute." Service here is excellent, they rarely miss a beat from prompt refills to prompt replies to questions and the food arrives hot, not warm, but hot. I went on their special "Easter Buffet" which is a nice way to sample about anything from the menu. Ribs, pulled pork, roasted chicken, beef brisket, and many of their "Famous" sides all available at one long table. Salad was also available and desert. Reservations were not required but highly recommended and once can see why, the early time slots were full, but once the main lunch hour passed their was plenty of seating. Famous Dave's has really got to proud of this particular spot, they are always on their "A" game and are well worth a small wait if called for. The dining room is large so don't let the parking lot scare you away. Tables are nicely spread out in a two to three room set up and the bar is nice size with several tables available also. I drive for over 45 minutes away, bypassing my local Famous Dave's to eat here because this one is just that much better...........................

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Thank Michael S
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

The BBQ was ok. Went because we had a gift card probably wont go back. Mediocre BBQ. Waitress wasnt very attentive.

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Thank Kyle H
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Decor was appropos for the BBQ theme and entertaining. Had the salmon which I enjoyed and another in the group I dined with had the chicken salad and reported it as tasty. Will return.

Thank Mary L
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

The restaurant provides an array of food choices. Every time I am in the area I stop for lunch. Reasonable pricing. Clean. Friendly. I believe this is a food chain.

Thank O3912ECwilliamk
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