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Famous Dave's please come to Calgary.

kritafo Jul 7, 2008 03:44 PM

Went to Yellowstone last week. Ended up staying in Bozeman Montana across from Famous Dave's Southern BBQ joint. We went and had a platter that fed 2 adults and 2 tweens. For about $50.00

A full slab of St. Louis-style spareribs, a whole chicken, 1/2 lb. of either Texas beef brisket or Georgia chopped pork, coleslaw, Famous Fries, Wilbur Beans, four corn-on-the-cob, and four corn bread muffins. They had about 5 different sauces to use, they were all good.

Nothing....Nothing I repeat was bad. The corn bread was just like it should be, moist and sweet. Teh coleslaw was tasty, the beans were incredible. Everything was fast and efficient. I am not a huge fan of chains but I love Southern BBQ. Wish Famous Dave's would come to Calgary.

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  1. John Manzo RE: kritafo Jul 7, 2008 06:04 PM

    I'm sure it was good but aside from the "come to Calgary" I don't see how it belongs in the w canada section- it should IMO be in "chains."

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      Scary Bill RE: kritafo Sep 14, 2011 06:09 PM

      I will second that. Went to one last week in Kennewick Washington and it was pretty darn good. Lots of food, everything done welland tasty, good value overall.

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        Lotti RE: kritafo Sep 14, 2011 09:57 PM

        Sounds great, but if they did come to Calgary (or anywhere else in Canada I suspect) you can bet the price wouldn't be anywhere near $50. for all that.

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          Scary Bill RE: Lotti Sep 15, 2011 07:42 AM

          True for two reasons: Those prices were over three years ago, and as we all know, prices in Canada are typically higher, though I will add if any US company came to Canada today I expect the price differential would be less than usual due to the strength of the Canadian $ in recent years.

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