Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

$$ • Barbeque, Comfort Food

2690 5th St Ste B, Alameda
(510) 764-3786


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Famous Dave's

Ordered for delivery: Catfish appetizer was OVERcooked like it had been dropped in the fry again to reheat. Two meat combo was dry af tri tip, dry cornbread I damn near chipped my tooth on, jalapeño Mac and cheese was delicioso. Never got the banana pudding. Overall, not a great meal for $60. I'm not rolling in cash so that's a lot of money for me! They need to step up their food quality if they want to compete with spots like Chicken and Waffles where the ENTIRE meal is bomb.

Very good ribs and brisket. Excellent sides (we've had Mac and cheese, greens, beans and others. Warning - sides are not to be shared. They're very good, and TINY - they come in a loosely filled 4oz container tiny. We always think they'll be more than a tiny half-side when you pay full price for them.

So... I'll just be very honest here. The food TASTED okay BUT the portion size was so terrible! I ordered the two meat combo with pulled pork and chicken. Chicken was a 6/10 moist, decent tasting. The pork was a 4/10, below my standards (because my dad is a beast on the grill, I have a high palate for bbq). So for $23, I got enough pork to make a small sandwhich and a leg and thigh piece of chicken. A small side of Cole slaw and side salad. When my husband finished eating, he...read full review

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Friday 11AM - 9PM
Saturday 11AM - 9PM
Sunday 11AM - 9PM

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