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Famous Dave's

5101 W. 98th St.
Bloomington, MN 55437
Cuisine: Barbecue
Even though it’s a chain, Dave’s can hold its own against many homegrown efforts.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily


Famous Dave's, Bloomington, MN

Famous Dave's Restaurant Review:

What makes good barbecue? Try Dave's St. Louis-style pork ribs, which are tender and smoky and can be ordered with sauce or "naked." Dave's signature spice rub is so good that it 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. The only thing missing is your backyard, but the dining room is just as casual and relaxing. 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. Don’t forget the homemade desserts: “Better Than Mom’s Pecan Pie” really is! Or sample Dave’s signature sweet bread pudding. With more than a dozen locations citywide, the chain's ubiquity may seem to spoil Dave's homey feel, but once you have a rack of ribs in front of you, it's unlikely you'll lift your eyes from your plate to notice.