The Best Barbecue Restaurant Near The Oakland County MI Area

Famous Dave's is Oakland County MI 's Favorite Barbecue Restaurant!

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Are you looking for an award-winning dining experience?d You'll find it here at Famous Dave's, the restaurant and catering company with more awards than any other. Our high reputation comes not only from our shockingly good ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, burgers and more, but also from our friendly service and warm atmosphere.

Here at Famous Dave's we smoke hundreds of slabs a day to keep up with the demand for Metro Detroit's best barbecue. In 2005, the Famous Dave's in Taylor made its debut followed by Famous Dave's in Novi. Collectively, the four restaurants have become known as Famous Dave's Detroit and have spent over a decade preparing Metro Detroit's best barbecue. Our pit masters arrive early every day to prepare our scratch-made sides and homemade desserts. Our smokers never sleep, and you can smell that real hickory wood smoked meat from blocks away.

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The Barbecue Restaurant You Won't Want to Leave!

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Given the widespread acclaim Famous Dave's has received and the staggering number of awards we've earned to date, you may be surprised to learn that we opened the doors on our first barbecue restaurant relatively recently, in 2003. Since then, we've flung doors wide on barbecue joint after barbecue joint in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. We smoke hundreds of slabs a day at each eatery, and still can't seem to keep our customers satisfied. They just keep coming back for more ... again and again.

Partially that's due to our atmosphere, which is almost as much a part of our success as our amazing recipes. In addition to melting, perfectly crusted, slow-cooked and grilled creations, we also offer cozy atmospheres with family friendly accoutrements and amenities to please the older crowd as well. Whether you're coming for the environment or the food, you'll be delighted to sit and stay a while. Or all night, up to you! We offer:

  • Microbrews, American beers, wine and cocktails
  • Reservations and walk-in service
  • Catering to a huge array of events, from weddings to office parties to fundraisers
  • Tons of locations for easy dining
  • Bar open for 1 hour after the kitchen closes
  • AND the world's best barbecue

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No matter what you're looking for in a BBQ joint, you'll find it at Famous Dave's. Whether you just want to sit down to a nice lunch, cater a huge event in style, grab a pulled pork sandwich before heading back to the mosh pit or anything else, the world's best barbecue purveyors are happy to help you meet that goal. Don't wait any longer to come try out our food, learn why we've become known as the best around, and have a wonderful time with your friends, family or even just a good book. No matter what company you opt for, we're pretty sure you and BBQ are going to experience a serious bonding moment.

Once you experience Famous Dave's, you'll want it again and again. We promise.


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You're never too far from Detroit's best barbecue! Famous Dave's in Detroit has four great locations to satisfy your BBQ cravings. Our local barbecue restaurants feature craft beers, award-winning barbecue and an amazing dining experience in a fun and kid-friendly atmosphere.

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Best Ribs
"Dougfest" 2013
Best BBQ
2006 - 2017
Best Cuisine
"Taste-Fest" 2015
Best Vendor
"Taste of the Town" 2015