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Famous Dave's

43 19th St. SW Send to Phone
651-464-4400 | Order Now! | Menu
Even though it’s a chain, Dave’s can hold its own against many homegrown efforts.
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Famous Dave's Restaurant Review

: With more than a dozen locations citywide, Famous Dave's ubiquity may seem to spoil its homey feel, but once a rack of ribs is in front of you, it's unlikely you'll lift your eyes from your plate to notice. The St. Louis-style pork ribs are tender and smoky and can be ordered with sauce or "naked," and Dave's signature spice rub makes them a treat even when served plain. For those who like saucy ribs, every table has squeeze bottles filled with condiments both fiery and sweet. Groups of four should order the All-American Feast for a cornucopia of barbecue ribs, barbecue chicken, beef brisket, corn muffins, Wilbur beans and french fries. Served on a paper-lined garbage can lid, this dish shouts to the world that you're ready to hunker down. And those fries: hot and fresh and cut into wedges with the skin left on, they’re greasy enough to feel like a guilty pleasure without sacrificing crispness.

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