At Famous Dave's in Detroit, We Get Up Early to Smoke Our Tasty, Fresh, Southern-Style BBQ
Famous Dave's serves the award-winning BBQ that is sure to make your taste buds tingle in a family-friendly atmosphere. No one can resist our mouth-watering St. Louis-style Ribs, Country Roasted Chicken, Texas Beef Brisket and scratch-made sides. Be sure to try our All American BBQ Feast® served up to you on our legendary garbage can lid!

Dine-In Menu

Smokin' Starters

Anyone of our smokin’ starters can be a meal in itself. All the appetizers you’d expect from a family style restaurant and a few unique to BBQ. Not sure where to start? Try Dave’s Sampler Platter. There is something for everyone!

Serious Salads ‘N Soups

Enjoy the lighter side of BBQ with our hearty soups and salads. Most of these healthier options incorporate our slow-smoked and grilled meats so you get tender juicy meats combined with fresh greens or homemade soups.

Award-Winning Ribs

Our St. Louis-style ribs are hand-rubbed with seasonings, smoked “low and slow” for hours and finished on the grill for lip-smackin’, bone-sucking, award-winning flavor. Slather them in your favorite sauce or eat ‘em bare naked. 

Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
Add a cup of soup, chili, side salad or loaded baked potato for $3.49.

Famous Feasts

When you can’t decide what to order, take home one of our Famous Feasts! We’ve combined Detroit’s favorite meats and sides to make meals for 2 to 6 people.

Pitmaster Favorites - Classics

That’s right, Famous Dave’s has genuine Pitmasters slow-smoking and grilling our meats to perfection. We have everything you’ll find at a true Southern barbeque- from chicken, ribs and hot links to pulled pork, pulled chicken and brisket.

Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
Add a cup of soup, chili, side salad or loaded baked potato for $3.49.
Add an extra meat for $3.99.

Pitmaster Favorites - Combos

Why limit yourself to just one of our award-winning meats? At Famous Dave’s we make it easy to satisfy your BBQ craving by giving you options. Pick two of your favorites or pair one with our Pitmaster’s choice of meat.

Meat Selection Includes: Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, Southside Rib Tips, Country Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Chicken Tenders, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Traditional or Boneless Wings, Hot Link Sausage.

Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
Add a cup of soup, chili, side salad or loaded baked potato for $3.49.
Add an extra meat for $3.99.

Side Dishes

We make Detroit’s favorite sides every day, from scratch. They are the perfect pairing for any of our BBQ meats and just the right portion to satisfy. 

Legendary Burgers

Our burgers are made to order- never frozen. That’s how we do it here at Famous Dave’s. Only the best meat, seasoned and grilled on-site. If you are looking for the best burger Detroit has to offer, you’ve found it here at Famous Dave’s in Detroit.

Served with lettuce and tomato, choice of one side and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles
Add a cup of soup, chili, side salad or loaded baked potato for $3.49.

Slammin’ Sandwiches

Juicy tender barbequed chicken, pork or brisket, piled high and served on a fresh bun. Our hearty sandwiches are the perfect portion- not too big for lunch, not too small for dinner. 

Served with choice of one side and spicy Hell-Fire pickles.
Add a cup of soup, chili, side salad or loaded baked potato for $3.49.
Try it "Memphis Style" and we'll top your 'que sandwich with creamy coleslaw for just $0.99.

Heavenly Homemade Desserts

Save room for dessert! If you’ve ever been to a true Southern barbeque, you know how heavenly banana pudding is. Light and fluffy and just sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Of course, ALL of the Famous Dave’s desserts are rich and delicious. Order a couple to share!

Lil’ Wilbur Meals

Smaller portions of our same amazing meats and sides. If your Lil’ Wilbur hasn’t developed a taste for BBQ, we gladly offer traditional kid-fare foods like chicken tenders and corn dogs. 

For kids 10 and under. Includes choice of any one side or carrots and celery, plus Oreo® cookies and a fountain beverage or milk.

Lunch Specials

Enjoy some mouth-watering BBQ any time of the day. Ideal for carry-out or dine-in, these afternoon deals are served daily from 11:00 am until 5:00pm. Meet your family or friends for a mid-day meal or take some back to work. We can accommodate your busy schedule.

Served 11:00am - 5:00pm.
Add a cup of Soup, Chili, Side Salad or Loaded Baked Potato for $3.49.

Platter and Combo Specials

Served with choice of one side and a Corn Bread Muffin. Meat Selections: St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, Southside Rib Tips, Country-Roasted Chicken, Barbeque Chicken, Chicken Tenders, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Traditional or Boneless Wings, Hot Link Sausage.

Famous Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Served with choice of one side and a Corn Bread Muffin.

Serious Salads 'N Soups

Served with a Corn Bread Muffin.

Legendary Burgers

Served with lettuce and tomato, choice of one side and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles.

Slammin' Sandwiches

Served with choice of one side and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles.
Try it "Memphis-Style" and we'll top your 'que sandwich with creamy coleslaw for just $0.99.

Sauces:

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Rich & Sassy® mild

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Enjoy Famous Dave’s Tonight! 

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Best Ribs
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Best BBQ
2006 - 2017
Best Cuisine
"Taste-Fest" 2015
Best Vendor
"Taste of the Town" 2015