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Famous Dave’s

Map2690 Fifth St.
Suite J

Alameda, CA 94501
  • Barbecue
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When all that Alameda Landing shopping tires you out, reset by popping into this chainster’s spiffy, sprawling, faux-industrial-designed location for barbecue, brew, and banana pudding, three true great tastes of the South. Purists might scoff at the barbecue nachos, brisket burgers, cedar-plank salmon, catfish tacos, and fresh-steamed broccoli. But put prejudices aside because St. Louis-style spareribs, Georgia chopped pork, Texas beef brisket, Memphis dry-rubbed rib tips, smoked tri-tip, and barbecue chicken await. There are umpteen sauces tableside to sweeten up, spice up, or twang up one’s chosen ’cue or the baked beans swimming with hunks of pork, brisket, hot link sausage, and jalapeno. Bargain-oriented feasts and platters (the All-American BBQ Feast, $79.99, feeds four to six people) will no doubt elevate the diner’s cholesterol count—just don’t overindulge too often. Instead of a ribbon cutting, by the way, the chain’s namesake, Famous Dave Anderson, “cut the ribs” with Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer when the outlet opened. Serves lunch and dinner daily.

Additional Information:

Location: Alameda-West End
Price: $$-$$$$
Features: Credit Cards Accepted
Full Bar
Reservations Accepted
Wheelchair Accessible

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