Famous Dave's - Gilroy

4.2
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15 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Our authentic BBQ starts in a live-wood smoker stoked with genuine hickory logs. Our pitmasters hand-rub the meats with a custom blend of spices and cook for hours to extract the natural flavors. We source the highest quality meats and trim them up like we’re in a competition and hand-rub them with the freshest seasonings available to create mouthwatering experiences! In addition to our BBQ and grilled meats, our menu features a selection of salads, sandwiches, side items, and made-from-scratch desserts.
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.4
food
3.9
service
3.8
ambience
3.9
value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipBooBooBeagle
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was good. Service good. Nothing spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Made reservations and got sat within 5 minutes. Thursday night wasn’t too busy, ordered the all-American feast and it arrived promptly. Food was great and service was better.

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viproses4janis
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Had reservations on Opentable, still had to wait another 10 mins. 30 minutes... I had to go to the hostess and find out why it was taking so long. They looked lost. Service was decent, wait for food was over 45 mins. Food was good.

TG
vipTomG
Sacramento
12 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Had been there a year ago annd everything was great. This time service was sketchy

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TimR
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience2

The food and service was excellent but the fixtures and tables were not very clean...this restaurant needs a thorough cleaning and then regular cleaning to keep it respectable. No matter how good the food and service are I cannot and won’t eat in a restaurant that is not clean.

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Jessica
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family get together!!! LOve this place

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vipwewfromslo
Central Coast
15 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Unable to get a burger cooked medium rare. They will only cook burgers medium well or more. Very disappointing to not be able to order meat the way you want at a place that specializes in barbecue

TG
vipTomG
Sacramento
12 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good and friendly service and great comfort food

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and food!

ML
MicheleL
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Too slow. Good service but they just take forever. Had a 6:30 reservation and arrived early at 6:20. Checked in with hostess and she barked at us that we wouldn’t be seated until the time of our reservation. We weren’t trying to get seated early....just advising we’d arrived.

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vipTomt
Las Vegas
19 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Outstanding food and service!

JS
JulieS
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Didn’t care for having jalapeños in the Mac and cheese that’s not good for the kiddos! Our waiter was amazingly on point!

DM
DonovanM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was great and servers were also. Our order (for 6) was slow to arrive, but to be fair, the place was hopping For you kids out there, that means it was busy.

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yayapap
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pulled pork sandwich was delicious.
I wish the bun was seeded with sesame.
Otherwise, perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Valentine’s Day great, very busy wait staff was great friendly attentive and made a very good impression

FAQs

Famous Dave's - Gilroy offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (408) 842-1400.

Famous Dave's - Gilroy is rated 4.2 stars by 15 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.