Famous Dave’s BBQ at a Glance COST:  $$$ SERVICE*** FOOD*** ATMOSPHERE*** STYLE:  Casual BASE:  Regional Chain Restaurant HOURS:  Sunday-Thursday 11 am - 9 pm;  Friday & Saturday 11 am - 10 pm RATING***                          HEALTH INSPECTION RATING90  (11/14/2012)  Official Website:   ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING
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Menu and Prices are Subject to Change and May Vary By Location This page last updated 03/23/2013 Appetizers Dave’s Sampler Platter Southside Rib Tips are just the starter.  Add fried Chicken Tenders, Dave’s new Center-Cut Cod Strips, Onion Strings and Traditional or Boneless Wings tossed in your choice of sauce. 15.99 Loaded BBQ Chips Dave’s fresh-made chips loaded with jalapeño bacon and diced tomatoes topped with tangy bleu cheese dressing and crumbles. 5.99 Chicken Tenders Crisp, golden-brown Chicken Tenders tossed in Dave’s special seasoning and served with our own honey BBQ sauce. 8.99 Onion Strings Lightly-breaded and flash-fried, served with New Orleans-style rémoulade sauce. 5.99 Southside Rib Tips A full pound of tips, hickory-smoked and fire-grilled with a Memphis-style dry rub.  Served on a bed of our Famous Fries with a side of jalapeño pickled red onions, Hell-Fire Pickles and our Southside BBQ sauce. 8.99 Traditional Wings Dave’s traditional wings specially seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce.  Availabe three ways:  Wing Basket, Double Winger or Party Platter of Wings. 9.49 / 17.99 / 39.99 Dave’s Center-Cut Cod Strips Cut from the choicest section of the fillet. Served with our spicy pickle tartar sauce.  6.99 Smoked Salmon Spread Our own hickory-smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers and chipotle peppers makes this a spread worth swimming upstream for. Served with fire-grilled flatbread. 6.99 Not’cho Ordinary Nachos Dave’s version includes Wilbur Beans, Famous Chili, jalapeños, Rich & Sassy® and your choice of Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork or Barbeque Pulled Chicken.  Served Nachos Grande or Nachos for Two (deduct $2.) 8.99 Dave’s Amazingly Boneless Wings No bones about it! These BBQ wings are amazingly meaty all the way through. Tossed in your choice of sauce.  Served three ways:  Wing Basket, Double Winger, or Party Platter of Wings. 9.49 / 17.49 / 39.99 Wing Sauces Rich & Sassy® Dave’s original sauce with a blend of handpicked herbs and spices. Heat Level - Mild Buffalo Our traditional Buffalo-style sauce with a nice flavorful kick. Heat Level - Medium Devil’s Spit® A devilishly good hot sauce loaded with chili peppers and spices. Heat Level - Medium High Pineapple Rage™ Grilled pineapple blended in a sauce with habanero peppers. Hot, sweet and dangerously delicious. Heat Level - Medium High Wilbur’s Revenge™ Makes our Devil’s Spit® sauce seem downright tame in comparison. Warning: That sizzlin’ sound might just be your tongue. Heat Level - Explosive BBQ Classics Served with a corn muffin and your choice of two sides. Georgia Chopped Pork Smoked for up to 12 hours and chopped to order, our award-winning BBQ pork is juicier than a Georgia peach. 11.49 Southside Rib Tips A full pound of tips, hickory-smoked and fire-grilled with a Memphis-style dry rub. Served with a side of jalapeño pickled red onions, Hell-Fire Pickles and our Southside BBQ sauce. 10.99 Beer-Battered Cod Beer-battered and breaded with a special blend of cornmeal and panko breadcrumbs. Served with our house-made spicy pickle tartar sauce. 11.99 Texas Beef Brisket Our classic Texas Beef Brisket is rubbed with brown sugar, coarse black pepper and Dave’s secret spices, then slow-smoked over hickory until it’s juicy and tender. 12.99 Country-Roasted Chicken Lemon-pepper marinated half-chicken,roasted and char-grilled to perfection. 11.99 Barbeque Chicken Our Country-Roasted Chicken flame-kissed and slathered with Rich & Sassy®. 11.99 Chicken Tenders Crisp, golden-brown Chicken Tenders tossed in Dave’s special seasoning and served with our own honey BBQ sauce. 11.99 Traditional or Boneless Wings Our award-winning wings tossed in your choice of sauce. 11.99 Hot Link Sausage A real mouthful of hollers! Twelve ounces of hot link sausage best served with an ice-cold beer to douse the flames. 9.99 Dave’s Famous Burgers Ultimate BBQ Burger* A juicy ground beef patty beneath a pile of Georgia Chopped Pork with two strips of jalapeño bacon, melted sharp American cheese and our signature Beam & Cola BBQ sauce.  9.79 Devil’s Spit ® Burger* Careful, this cow kicks! A seasoned burger slathered with Devil’s Spit® BBQ sauce and topped with melted pepper-Jack cheese, jalapeño bacon and Hell-Fire Pickles. 9.49 True-Bleu Cheeseburger* Bleu cheese lovers, meet the cheeseburger of your dreams! A flame-grilled patty on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion and topped with both tangy bleu cheese dressing and crumbles.  8.99 Dave’s Turkey Burger* A meaty burger that’s really lean? Now you’re talkin’ turkey! Premium ground turkey on a toasted bun loaded with lettuce, tomato, red onion and our special BBQ mayo. 8.49 Dave’s Favorite Burger* Melted Jack cheese, two strips of smoked bacon and Dave’s favorite sauce - Rich & Sassy® - atop a char-grilled burger. 9.49 Char-Grilled Cheeseburger* A classic burger, served with lettuce, tomato and your choice of melted Jack or sharp American cheese.  Without cheese deduct $0.80. 7.79 Salads & Soups All entrée salads served with a warm, freshly-baked Corn Bread Muffin brushed with a honey-butter glaze. Dave’s Sassy BBQ Salad Your choice of Barbeque Pulled Chicken, Texas Beef Brisket or Georgia Chopped Pork on a bed of crisp greens, smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and shoestring potatoes. Tossed with our house-made honey BBQ dressing. 9.99 Crispy Chicken Salad Garden greens topped with fried Chicken Tenders, crisp bacon, grated cheddar, tomatoes and shoestring potatoes tossed with our house-made honey BBQ dressing. 9.99 Cup of Soup with Side Salad Your choice of soup and our fresh Garden or Caesar salad. 7.99 Side Salad Fresh Garden or Caesar. 4.99 Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad A chilled platter of crisp romaine lettuce tossed in our own Caesar dressing topped with sliced, grilled chicken breast. 9.99 Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad* Dig into the ultimate Caesar salad: featuring crisp romaine lettuce freshly tossed in Dave’s own Caesar dressing and topped with chilled, hickory smoked salmon. 9.99 Bacon Baked Potato Soup Available by the cup or bowl. 3.49 / 5.49 Brunswick Stew Available by the cup or bowl. 3.49 / 5.49 Dave’s Famous Chili Available by the cup or bowl. 3.49 / 5.49
Sides Wilbur Beans Baked beans loaded with smoked pork, brisket, hot link sausage and jalapeño peppers. Creamy Coleslaw A zesty slaw that’s pineapple sweet with a hint of horseradish. Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potatoes** Red-skin potatoes mixed with milk, butter and garlic.  Fresh Sweet Corn** Buttery, sweet corn-on-the cob. (farm fresh when available) Potato Salad Potatoes with red onion, celery, hard-cooked egg, mayonnaise and a hint of mustard. Mashed Sweet Potatoes** Smashed Carolina sweet potato sprinkled with brown sugar. Dave’s Cheesy Mac & Cheese Our homestyle version blended with four cheeses, corn and a jalapeño kick. Southern-Style Green Beans Green beans slow simmered in chicken stock with bacon, baby red potatoes and onions. Fresh-Steamed Broccoli** Simply-seasoned to bring out its natural flavor and tenderness. Famous Fries Crispy-fried, thick-cut, skin-on Russet potato wedges. Drunkin’ Apples Warm apples sauced in cinnamon and amaretto. Collard Greens Slow simmered with bacon, onion and hot link. Combos Served with a Corn Bread Muffin and your choice of two sides.  MEAT SELECTIONS: Texas Beef Brisket • Georgia Chopped Pork • Southside Rib Tips Country-Roasted or Barbeque Chicken • Hot Link Sausage • Traditional or Boneless Wings St. Louis Rib-N-Meat BBQ Combo Don’t just stick to your ribs - add to them! Get a 1/3 slab of our award-winning spareribs plus your choice of any one meat selection. 15.99 Two-Meat BBQ Combo Double your pleasure with any two different meat selections. 14.49 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, six pieces of Fresh Sweet Corn (farm fresh when available) and four Corn Bread Muffins. Served family-style, for 4-6. 59.99 Feast for Two All the flavor, but half the size of our All-American BBQ Feast®.  Served family-style for 2-3. 32.99 St. Louis Style Ribs Hand-rubbed with Dave’s secret blend of tongue-tingling special spices and pit- smoked for 3-4 hours over a smoldering hickory fire. Then slathered with sauce over an open flame to seal in the Famous flavor and give them a crispy, caramelized coating. Like yours un-sauced? Order ‘em naked. “The Big Slab” 12-bones and served with a Corn Bread Muffin and your choice of two sides. 22.99 1/2 Slab 6-bones and served with a Corn Bread Muffin and your choice of two sides. 15.49 1/3 Slab 4-bones and served with a Corn Bread Muffin and your choice of two sides. 12.49 Citrus Grill Dave loves makin’ calorie watchers feel like they’re cheating. These items are a tasty 660 calories or less.  Served with two juicy Grilled Pineapple Steaks and Fresh-Steamed Broccoli. Citrus Grilled Salmon* What a catch! A beautiful 6-ounce salmon fillet grilled to perfection and drizzled with our Honey Chipotle Lime Glaze. 13.99 Citrus Grilled Shrimp Honey Chipotle Lime Glaze gives these plump, luscious shrimp skewers a real kick in the tail. 11.99 Steak Tenderloins* Lean cuts, grilled and lightly-seasoned - sinfully delicious and melt-in-your-mouth tender. 12.99 Dave’s Naked Ribs 4-bones The bare fact of the matter is Dave’s ribs are so juicy and tender they don’t even need sauce to make your mouth water. 11.99 Sandwiches Our sandwiches are served with spicy Hell-Fire Pickles and your choice of one side. Order yours “Memphis-style” and for just $0.99 cents we’ll top your ‘que sandwich with Creamy Coleslaw. Texas Manhandler The sandwich that separates the men from the boys. Texas Beef Brisket and zesty Hot Link Sausage, sliced thin, piled high and crowned with Hell-Fire Pickles. 9.79 Texas Beef Brisket Sandwich Piled high with hand-seasoned, hickory smoked Texas Beef Brisket. 9.49 Hot Link Sausage Smoked and spicy… a mouthful of hollers on a bun! 7.99 Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich Our award-winning, slow-smoked chopped pork topped with Rich & Sassy® BBQ sauce. 8.49 Barbeque Pulled Chicken Sandwich Hand-pulled chicken tossed in Rich & Sassy® and topped with melted Jack cheese. 8.49 Hickory Chicken Sandwich Marinated chicken breast, grilled and topped with Jack cheese and two strips of smoked bacon. 10.49 Cajun Chicken Sandwich Grilled chicken breast with pepper-Jack cheese, piled high with fried onion strings and topped with New Orleans-style rémoulade sauce. 10.49 Char-Grilled Chicken Sandwich Marinated chicken breast with crisp lettuce and tomato. 9.49 Beer-Battered Cod Sandwich Beer-battered and breaded with a special blend of cornmeal and panko breadcrumbs. Served on a toasted bun and topped with sharp American cheese and our house-made spicy pickle tartar sauce. 8.99 Desserts Dave’s Famous Bread Pudding Melt-in-your-mouth, scratch-made bread pudding and pecan praline sauce served warm with vanilla bean ice cream. 5.49 Hot Fudge Kahlúa Brownie Warm, walnut-covered chocolate brownie soaked with Kahlúa liqueur and topped with vanilla bean ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream. 5.49 Famous Sundae Vanilla bean ice cream drizzled with hot fudge or pecan praline sauce and topped with whipped cream. 4.29 Better Than Mom’s Pecan Pie Sticky, rich Georgia pecan pie, served warm with vanilla bean ice cream and whipped cream. 4.99 Down Home Banana Pudding Rich & creamy banana pudding with slices of fresh bananas and vanilla wafers. Topped with whipped cream. 4.49 208 Advantage Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-694-9990       *** Home of the big slab or so the saying goes.  One of the things that makes Famous Dave’s different is that their BBQ is smoked fresh daily and the customer applies any of four BBQ sauces to the meat.  Personally I like the variety rather than just having the house bbq sauce plus a hot sauce.  Famous Dave’s serves up quality ingredients and the Tennessee operations are all operated and owned by Tennesseans.  The restaurant offers catering services for 20 or more.  Sandwiches, ribs, Sweetwater Catfish, our famous sides include our coleslaw and hot sweet & spicy pickles.  The Knoxville location offers Lunch Specials, Dinner Specials and our Famous Feast for Two on Tuesdays.  Online ordering is available for pick-up.  Winner of the “Knox Rocks” award and often cited as Knoxville’s top BBQ and Rib Joints.