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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

Famous Dave's

BBQ Joint · Uptown
3001 Hennepin Ave (at Calhoun Square), Minneapolis, MN 55408, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 9:30 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–Midnight
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Award-winning ribs and meats, sandwiches and salads! 


Based on 150 votes

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  • What you need to know
    CBS Local
    "Check out their open blues jam on Sundays."(2 Tips)
    Gabriel M.
    "Wifi: Wilbur!!"(2 Tips)
    Michael D.
    "Great early happy hour (4pm-7pm)."(3 Tips)
    Caitlin M.
    "Come visit our patio on Saturdays we have live music from 1-4"(3 Tips)
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  • open blues jam
  • barbecue
  • happy hour
  • brunch food
  • wilbur
  • music
  • rib tips
  • good for groups
  • family-friendly
  • cocktails
  • corn fritters
  • great value
  • lively
  • dancing
  • outdoor seating
  • chicken wings
  • wifi
  • good for a late night
  • brisket sandwich
  • mac & cheese
  • Chris J.

    Open seating at the bar. The on-tap selection is decent, but nothing too exotic.

    Chris J · August 15
  • Claire E.

    Lunch specials are a great option for good food for $7

    Claire Ellen · August 9
  • Edward M.

    Great Sunday brunch tons of food and salads you name it

    Edward Mann · July 19
  • Phil K.

    Nothing here is good except the live music if you can tolerate the awful everything else.

    Phil Kelley · February 1
  • Stephen K.

    If you combine the BBQ with rib meat, mashed potatoes, beans, coleslaw and cornbread... well then you've just made yourself a hell of a casserole, my friend.

    Stephen Koontz · August 29, 2014
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Famous Dave's BBQ as seen on Food Paradise Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
  • Kathy B.

    Get the platter for 4. It has enough for six, but who wants to share even more?

    Kathy B. · August 7, 2014
  • City Pages

    From the noise of the "El" train rumbling overhead to the Disneyish, chic-shack décor, there's a lot for barbecue snobs to get their panties up in a bunch about at Famous Dave's. Read more

    City Pages · August 5, 2014
  • La S.

    Fantastic every time I come here on a Sunday!

    La Scarver · November 3, 2013
  • La S.

    Fantastic every time I come here on a Sunday!

    La Scarver · November 3, 2013
  • Gary C.

    Sunday brunch best I have had in a long time!

    Gary Crawford · April 21, 2013
  • Patrick R.

    Do not get the burnt ends rib sandwich, only fit for an Eskimo, cubed chunks of blubber on a bun. Should come with a side of nitroglycerin.

    Patrick Rottach · April 9, 2013
  • Wayne A.

    A little Stella on tap and ready to hear "Hookers and Blow"

    Wayne Anderberg · April 7, 2013
  • Christopher P.

    Try the Texas're not going to get a better toast outside of Texas.

    Christopher Pollard · March 30, 2013
  • Steve P.

    If your server is April tip her well she deserves it!

    Steve Pearson · March 17, 2013
  • julio v.

    BEWARE!!! Wilbur's XXX HOT Sauce will melt your lips clean off!

    julio vasquez · January 19, 2013
  • julio v.

    Crankshaft is killin it!

    julio vasquez · January 17, 2013
  • Justin S.

    The homemade chicken tender basket is amazing!

    Justin S. · November 21, 2012
  • Gabriel M.

    Wifi: Wilbur!!

    Gabriel Mylin · November 11, 2012
  • April S.

    We have WiFi now! Ask your server for the password :)

    April Sutch · August 19, 2012
  • Larry

    Honey Island Swamp Band is amazing and highly recommended!!!

    Larry · July 6, 2012
  • Sonia T.

    Keep your receipt and do the survey for a free dessert. Pretty nice dessert options.

    Sonia Tandon · June 21, 2012
  • Caitlin M.

    Come visit our patio on Saturdays we have live music from 1-4

    Caitlin McCarthy · June 9, 2012
  • Diana G.

    Best Brunch on town!!'

    Diana G · April 8, 2012
  • Kym R.

    Order the corn fritters! Awesome as hell

    Kym Rolf-Zambrano · March 24, 2012
  • Alex H.

    Beefy briskit. Get it! 2.50 pbr's arent bad either..

    Alex Howie · February 6, 2012
  • Celia M.

    Tuesday night Salsa dancing! Best time you'll ever have!

    Celia Magistad · January 11, 2012
  • Joanna O.

    Sub par bloody mary bar, when did they stop putting out meat and cheese? It's Axel's for me from here on out.

    Joanna Olson · January 8, 2012
  • angela s.

    Get the rib tips! Yum!

    angela schuster · January 7, 2012
  • Mark J.

    The day before Thanksgiving is Drinksgiving at Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que & Blues! It is ALWAYS a blast. Thank you White Iron Band for always putting on a great show!

    Mark Johnson · December 27, 2011
  • Nick G.

    They make excellent long islands! You have to get like 6-7. ; )

    Nick G. · December 23, 2011
  • CBS Local

    Check out their open blues jam on Sundays. The stage is only for the brave, but the shy and hungry can still enjoy wings and beer. - CBS Minnesota Read more

    CBS Local · December 6, 2011
  • Jofoto612

    Earlt bird special b4 5:30. & chix sand 4 happy hour! 3$ wine

    Jofoto612 · August 26, 2011
  • John E. T.

    Don't order the ribs. Go for the BBQ chicken and the catfish fingers.

    John E. Thompson · August 23, 2011
  • Foodcart Media

    The bands are the cornerstone for this location, a cheap night for 2 getting there before 7:30 on Fri/ Sat without cover charge. Order off the catering menu, much cheaper getting double winger.

    Foodcart Media · August 11, 2011
  • Laura D.

    Ask for server Ashley Pederson! She is the best

    Laura Decker · July 15, 2011
  • April S.

    Make a reservation! Packed fridays, saturdays, and Sunday brunch. Get your cocktails from Collin & make sure you try the Daves mac n cheese.

    April Sutch · June 6, 2011
  • steve c.

    Great music and the Sunday Brunch is incedible. The only downside on the brunch is you can only eat so much

    steve clarke · March 11, 2011
  • Nicole D.

    Best HH ever! Cheap food and cheap drinks and they have deals until 7!

    Nicole D. · January 26, 2011
  • Michael D.

    Great early happy hour (4pm-7pm). $2.99 BBQ buddies and $2 tap beers make a meal. Good tap beer selection.

    Michael Dilks · November 1, 2010
  • John😎 W.

    Good luck checking in here because this place is a black hole of reception. I literally had to walk outside to get reception. Probs not going back until that problem is fixed.

    John😎 Wallace · July 1, 2010
  • Nate D.

    Try rubbing the sweet and zesty bbq sauce on Kolby's balls. It's to die for.

    Nate Dykstra · May 21, 2010
  • Warren H.

    Live Music on a Friday night with friends

    Warren Hansen · January 17, 2010
  • Joanna L.

    Awesome food, great music all in one place! Read more

    Joanna Lowinger · December 15, 2009
  • eryn o.

    Open Blues Jam w/Moses Oakland on Sunday nights = free blues music and happy hour drinks. Omfg yes.

    eryn o · August 17, 2009

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