The Best BBQ Restaurant in the Greater Cleveland Area

Renowned for its mouthwatering dishes, Famous Dave's has mastered the art of crafting flavors that captivate taste buds. With a commitment to quality ingredients and expert preparation, every bite is a savory symphony of smoky goodness. You can indulge in tender meats and savor our delectable sides while experiencing authentic BBQ. We stand as a beacon of culinary delight in Cleveland.

Located at the Great Northern Shopping Center, Famous Dave's has become synonymous with exceptional BBQ and top-notch customer service. We can provide our delicious food to you through dine-in, carryout options, and catering. However you want to eat our BBQ, get ready to taste premium ingredients and cherished recipes.

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Check Out Our Online Barbecue Menu of Smoked Meats

Famous Dave's in Cleveland is the ultimate barbecue experience and the city's celebrated destination for tasty delights. We encourage you to look at our menu before you come in so you can see all the fixings we have to offer. Whatever your order, each bite tells a flavorful story, showcasing a commitment to quality ingredients and preparation.

Famous Dave's delivers an authentic and unforgettable barbecue feast. Our tender ribs, complemented by award-winning sauces and irresistible comfort foods like mac n' cheese, create a symphony of flavors that captivate your taste buds. We continue to draw in patrons in Cleveland who seek a true taste of exceptional barbecue.

Our menu is designed to fulfill your desires. Whether you want a relaxed dining experience, a fast takeaway, or a fancy catered meal. Famous Dave's has become a household name, celebrated for our BBQ menu. Join us on a delicious journey. Each bite tells a story of dedication, passion, and a commitment to serving the best BBQ in Cleveland.


Delicious BBQ Catering Around the Cleveland Area

Famous Dave's professional catering services can be customized to improve any event, regardless of size or location. Our BBQ menu features slow-smoked meats cooked for 14 hours with hickory wood and served with tasty homemade sides and desserts. Famous Dave's catering makes any event delicious, whether it's a wedding, grad party, or corporate event.

For parties exceeding 10 guests, our temperature-controlled trucks ensure easy delivery of your catering, with flexible options for drop-off or a full-service buffet. Choosing our full-service catering package means we handle everything so you can relax and enjoy. Consider the unparalleled experience that Famous Dave's BBQ brings to your table.


Learn More About Us

Dave Anderson, founder of Famous Dave'sMeet Dave

Famous Dave Anderson, widely acknowledged as the most decorated Pitmaster, is a true pioneer of the BBQ industry. Dave is an expert in cooking with smoke and fire. He began his culinary journey in Chicago. There, he developed a passion for ribs, which began after he tasted the mouthwatering, slow-smoked spareribs sold by street vendors.

In 1994, Dave's dream came true. He had traveled extensively and tried numerous BBQ places. Finally, he bought a resort in Hayward, Wisconsin. The first restaurant, "Famous Dave’s BBQ Shack," quickly became very successful, serving 1,000 customers in one night.

Dave's commitment to quality earned national recognition, with Famous Dave's winning prestigious awards for "Best Ribs" and "Best Sauce in America." Celebrated as the "Home of the Big Slab!" his commitment to excellence resonates in every bite of the renowned Famous Dave's rib.


Our Cleveland BBQ Restaurant Location

Famous Dave's in Cleveland stands as the ultimate destination for barbecue aficionados! Located conveniently at the Great Northern Shopping Center, savor the flavor of the choicest meats, skillfully smoked, roasted, or barbecued, and generously adorned with our renowned BBQ sauce. Whether you're dining in, placing a carryout order, or seeking catering, the epitome of BBQ excellence is easily accessible at our Cleveland location.

Tantalize your taste buds with the perfection of baby back ribs, spare ribs, and pork ribs. Experience our exceptional "Famous Hour" specials daily or create lasting memories with your family during an unforgettable night out at 26410 Great Northern Shopping Center, North Olmsted, OH 44070. You can also order ahead by calling (440) 597-3310.

Come in for Delicious BBQ in the Cleveland Area

Famous Dave's ensures unrivaled BBQ expertise at every location, boasting over 700 nationwide awards and led by KCBS Certified Pitmasters, including 12 judges. We begin our day with hand-preparing thick cuts of premium pork, beef, and chicken, all rubbed with fresh seasonings. Ribs are treated to a slow four-hour smoke before receiving a finishing touch on the grill..

Discover the authentic flavors of smoked BBQ and delectable sauces at Famous Dave's Cleveland. Immerse yourself in award-winning BBQ, complemented by craft beers and a kid-friendly menu, all within our vibrant and family-friendly atmosphere.



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