Famous Dave's (Tacoma)

$$ • American • BBQ
Opens at 11:00 AM
  • Smokin Starters

  • Salads, Chili, and Bowls

  • Famous Feasts

  • Award Winning Ribs

  • Q Combos

  • Pitmaster Favorites

  • Signature Sandwiches

  • Legendary Burgers

  • Side Dishes

Smokin Starters

Dave's Sampler Platter with Traditional Wings
Southside rib tip, chicken tenders, sweetwater catfish fingers, onion strings, and traditional wings tossed in choice of sauce.
$18.99
Dave's Sampler Platter with Boneless Wings
Southside rib tips, chicken tenders, sweetwater catfish fingers, onion strings, and traditional wings tossed in choice of sauce.
$18.99
Cheese Curds
Served with Dave’s ranch and sassy sauce.
$6.99
South Side Rib Tips
Memphis style, dry rubbed rib tips, jalapeno pickled red onions, spicy hell-fire pickles, and Southside BBQ sauce.
$11.99
Burnt Ends
Tender pieces of Texas beef brisket seared and caramelized with sweet and zesty BBQ sauce.
$10.99
Sweetwater Catfish Fingers
Lightly breaded with Cajun seasoned cornmeal and flash fried. Served with remoulade, jalapeno, and sweet and sour sauces.
$10.99
Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders
Served with jalapeno sweet and sour sauce.
$8.99
Burnt Buttz
Smoked pork, flash-fried and griddled in blackberry BBQ sauce. Topped with candied peppers and served with onion strings.
$9.99
Shrimp Basket
Fried shrimp, served with Cajun-seasoned famous fries with rémoulade sauce and our Devil’s cocktail sauce.
$9.99
BBQ Nachos
Crisp tortilla chips topped with house-smoked cheddar cheese sauce, Dave’s award-winning chili and your choice of Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork or BBQ pulled chicken. Garnished with lettuce, tomato, jalapeños, seasoned sour cream, and rich and sassy.
$10.99
Onion Strings
Thin strings of yellow onion lightly breaded and flash fried. Served with remoulade sauce.
$7.99
Boneless Wing Basket
Seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce.
$12.99
Traditional Wing Basket
Seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce.
$12.99

Salads, Chili, and Bowls

Chicken Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing, topped with sliced, grilled chicken breast. Served with a corn bread Muffin.†Served with a cornbread muffin.
$11.99
Dave's Sassy BBQ Salad
Choice of Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket or Chicken (BBQ pulled, grilled or crispy). Served on crisp greens with bacon, smoked cheddar cheese, tomatoes, and shoestring potatoes. Tossed with honey BBQ dressing. Served with a corn bread muffin.
$12.99
Fresh Garden Side Salad
Fresh cut iceberg lettuce, diced tomatoes, bacon, egg, cucumbers, cheddar cheese and house-made croutons. Served with choice of dressing on the side.
$5.99
Caesar Side Salad
Crisp Romaine lettuce topped with parmesan cheese and croutons, with Caesar dressing on the side.
$5.99
Chilli with Side Salad
$9.99
Georgia Chopped Pork Bowl
Georgia Pork atop Down-N-Dirty Rice, red cabbage coleslaw, fresh green onions and Georgia Mustard. Served with a Corn Bread Muffin.
$10.99
Texas Beef Brisket Bowl
Texas Beef Brisket served over Garlic Red-Skin Mashed potatoes, Collard Greens and Onion Strings with Ranch and Sassy sauce. Served with a Corn Bread Muffin.
$12.99

Famous Feasts

All-American BBQ Feast
A full slab of st. Louis-style spareribs, a whole country- roasted chicken, 1/2 lb. Of either texas beef brisket or georgia chopped pork, creamy coleslaw, famous fries, wilbur beans, sweet corn and corn bread muffins. Served family-style for 4-6 people.
$75.99
Feast for 2
Generous helpings of st. Louis-style spareribs, country-roasted chicken, choice of texas beef brisket or georgia chopped pork, creamy coleslaw, famous fries, wilbur beans, sweet corn and corn bread muffins. Served family-style for 2-3 people.
$46.99
Founder’s Feast
Georgia chopped pork, BBQ or country-roasted ¼ chicken, 3 st. Louis-style spareribs, sweet corn, Wilbur beans, creamy coleslaw, famous fries, and a corn bread muffin.
$22.99

Award Winning Ribs

St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs (4 Bones)
Hand-rubbed with Dave's secret blend of spices and pit-smoked for 3 - 4 hours over a smoldering hickory fire. Then slathered with rich, sassy® over an open flame to seal in the famous flavor with a crispy, and caramelized coating. Served with a choice of 2 sides and a cornbread muffin.
$14.99
St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs (6 Bones)
Hand-rubbed with Dave's secret blend of spices and pit-smoked for 3 - 4 hours over a smoldering hickory fire. Then slathered with rich, sassy® over an open flame to seal in the famous flavor with a crispy, and caramelized coating. Served with a choice of 2 sides and a cornbread muffin.
$19.99
St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs (9 Bones)
Hand-rubbed with Dave's secret blend of spices and pit-smoked for 3 - 4 hours over a smoldering hickory fire. Then slathered with rich, sassy® over an open flame to seal in the famous flavor with a crispy, and caramelized coating. Served with a choice of 2 sides and a cornbread muffin.
$24.99
St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs (12 Bones)
Hand-rubbed with Dave's secret blend of spices and pit-smoked for 3 - 4 hours over a smoldering hickory fire. Then slathered with rich, sassy® over an open flame to seal in the famous flavor with a crispy, and caramelized coating. Served with a choice of 2 sides and a cornbread muffin.
$28.99
Baby Back Ribs (1/2 Baby)
Two slow-smoked options: original style - dave’s own rib rub and sweet & zesty® sauce or Memphis-style - rubbed with a secret recipe of herbs and spices, hit with a vinegar mop and Served naked with your choice of two sides and a cornbread muffin.
$17.99
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Baby Back Ribs (Big Baby)
Two slow-smoked options: original style - dave’s own rib rub and sweet & zesty® sauce or Memphis-style - rubbed with a secret recipe of herbs and spices, hit with a vinegar mop and Served naked with your choice of two sides and a cornbread muffin.
$24.99

Q Combos

Two Meat Combo
Choose 2 different meat selections. Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$19.99
Three Meat Combo
Choose your different meat selections. Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$23.99
St. Louis Rib-N-Meat Combo
4 bones of St. Louis-style spareribs and choice of 1 meat selection. Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$20.99
Burnt Q-N-Rib Combo
4 bones of St. Louis-Style Spareribs and choice of 1 meat selection.  Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$20.99
Baby Back-N-Meat Combo
A ½ slab of baby backs and choice of one meat selection. Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$21.99

Pitmaster Favorites

Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders
Tossed in Dave's special seasoning. Served with jalapeno sweet and sour sauce. With choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$13.99
Georgia Chopped Pork
Smoked for up to 12 hours and chopped to order. Served with choice of 2 sides and a cornbread muffin.
$14.99
Texas Beef Brisket
Rubbed with Dave's secret spices, then slow smoked over hickory until it's juicy, and tender. Served with choice of 2 sides and a corn bread muffin.
$16.99
Southside Rib Tips
Memphis-style dry-rubbed tips. Served with a side of jalapeño pickled red onions, spicy Hell-Fire Pickles and our Southside BBQ sauce on the side, choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
$15.99
Country-Roasted Chicken
Specially-seasoned half-chicken, roasted, and char-grilled to perfection. Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
$14.99
BBQ Chicken
Country-Roasted Chicken flame-kissed and slathered with Rich & Sassy®. Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
$14.99
Cedar Plank Salmon
Grilled, glazed and caramelized on a smoldering cedar plank. Served with choice of two sides and a corn bread muffin.
$16.99
Sweetwater Catfish Finger
Lightly-breaded with Cajun-seasoned cornmeal and flash-fried. Served with remoulade, Jalapeño sweet, and sour sauces.. Served with choice of two sides and a Corn Bread Muffin.
$15.99
Hot Link Sausage
A real mouthful of hollers! Our Hot Link Sausage best served with an ice-cold beer to douse the flames.
$15.99
Burnt Buttz
Smoked pork, flash-fried and griddled in blackberry BBQ sauce. Topped with deliciously candied peppers.
$14.99
Burnt Ends
Tender pieces of Texas Beef Brisket seared and caramelized with Sweet & Zesty® BBQ sauce.
$15.99

Signature Sandwiches

Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich
Slow-smoked chopped pork topped with Rich and Sassy. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$10.99
Texas Beef Brisket Sandwich
Piled high with hand-seasoned and hickory-smoked Texas Beef Brisket.
$11.99
BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich
Roasted, pulled chicken tossed in Rich & Sassy®, and topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$11.49
The Manhandler
Choice of Texas beef brisket or Georgia chopped pork piled high with hot link sausage and topped with spicy hell-fire pickles. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$12.99
Hickory Chicken Sandwich
Marinated, grilled chicken breast topped with Monterey Jack cheese, and bacon. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$11.99
Cajun Chicken Sandwich
Grilled, Cajun seasoned chicken breast topped with pepper Jack cheese, fried Onion Strings, and remoulade sauce. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$11.99
Hand Breaded Chicken Sandwich
Fried chicken breast, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, green cabbage slaw, and red peppers. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$12.99
Burnt Buttz Sandwich
Smoked pork, flash-fried and griddled in blackberry BBQ sauce. Topped with delicious candied peppers.
$11.99

Legendary Burgers

Dave's Favorite Burger
Slathered with rich, sassy. Topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese and bacon. Served with lettuce and tomato. With choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$11.49
Ultimate Burger
Piled high with Georgia Chopped pork, jalapeno bacon, sharp American cheese, and our signature beam, and Cola BBQ sauce. Served with choice of 1 side and spicy hell-fire pickles.
$12.99
Build Your Own Burger
$9.99

Side Dishes

Wilbur Beans
$2.99
Sweet Corn
$2.99
Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potatoes
$2.99
Potato Salad
$2.99
Fresh Steamed Broccoli
$2.99
Creamy Coleslaw
$2.99
Famous Fries
$2.99
Dave’s Cheesy Mac and Cheese
$2.99
Collard Greens
$2.99
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