Welcome to Famous Dave's in North Riverside! 

 

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SMOKIN' STARTERS

 

Chicken WingsTraditional Wing Basket (850-1130 Cal) 10.99

Seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce: Rich & Sassy® (Mild), Buffalo (Medium), Devil's Spit® (Hot), Wilbur's Revenge® (Very Hot!)
 
 

Burnt EndsBurnt Ends (920 Cal) 10.99

Tender pieces of Texas Beef Brisket seared and caramelized with Sweet & Zesty® BBQ sauce. Served with Onion Strings, jalapeño pickled red onions and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles. 
 

Southside Rib TIpsSouthside Rib Tips (1540 Cal) 11.49

Served with jalapeño pickled red onions, spicy Hell-Fire Pickles and our Southside BBQ Sauce. 
 
 
 

Sweetwater Catfish FingersSweetwater Catfish Fingers (760 Cal) 8.99

Lightly breaded with Cajun-seasoned cornmeal and flash-fried, served with rémoulade sauce. 
 
 
 
 

Chicken TendersHand Breaded Crispy Chicken Strips (380 Cal) 8.99 

Tossed in Dave's special seasoning. 

 
 
 

SALADS

Garden SaladGarden Salad (320 Cal) 5.99

Crisp greens topped with cheddar cheese, diced tomato, cucumber, bacon, hard boiled egg and croutons. Served with your choice of dressing (add 40-380 Cal). 
 
 

Sassy SaladDave's Sassy BBQ Salad (660-820 Cal) 11.99

Choose: Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket or Chicken (BBQ Pulled, Grilled or Crispy). Served on crisp greens with bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, and shoestring potatoes. Tossed with Honey BBQ Dressing. Served with a Corn Bread Muffin (260 Cal). 

 

 

FAMOUS FEASTS

All American BBQ FeastAll-American BBQ Feast® (7480/8060 Cal) 69.99

A full slab of St. Louis-Style Spareribs, a whole Country-Roasted or Fried Chicken, choice of Texas Beef Brisket, Hot Link Sausage or Georgia Chopped Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Famous Fries, Wilbur Beans, Sweet Corn and Corn Bread Muffins. Serves 4-6 people. 
 

Feast for 2Feast for 2 (4170/4450 Cal) 42.99

St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Country Roasted or Fried Chicken, choice of Texas Beef Brisket, Hot Link Sausage or Georgia Chopped Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Famous Fries, Wilbur Beans, Sweet Corn and Corn Bread Muffins. Serves 2-3 people. 
 

Founder's FeastFounder's Feast (2260/2430 Cal) 23.99

Georgia Chopped Pork, 1/4 Country-Roasted, Fried or BBQ Chicken, 3 St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Sweet Corn, Wilbur Beans, Creamy Coleslaw, Famous Fries and a Corn Bread Muffin. 

 

 

 

AWARD-WINNING RIBS

St. Louis-Style SpareribsHand-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, caramelized coating.
Like Yours un-sauced? Get 'em naked (Minus 40-120 Cal). 
Served with choice of 2 sides (70-700 Cal) and a Corn Bread Muffin (260 Cal). 

 

4 Bone (630 Cal) 15.99

6 Bone (930 Cal) 19.49

The Big Slab (1880 Cal) 27.99

 

 

'Q COMBOS

Served with choice of 2 sides (70-700 Cal) and a Corn Bread Muffin (260 Cal).
 

Rib N MeatSt. Louis Rib-N-Meat (960-1750 Cal) 20.99

4 Bones of St. Louis-Style Spareribs and choice of 1 meat selection. Meat Choices: Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Iris' Down Home Fried Chicken, Southside Rib Tips, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Texas Beef Brisket, Traditional Chicken Wings, Hand Breaded Crispy Chicken Strips, Hot Link Sausage.
 
 

Burnt Ends N RibBurnt Ends-N-Rib (1280 Cal) 20.99 

Burnt Ends paired with 4 Bones of St. Louis-Style Spareribs. 
 
 
 
 

2 Meat Combo2 Meat Combo (630-1860 Cal) 17.49

Choice of 2 different meats (excluding Ribs). Meat Choices: Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Iris' Down Home Fried Chicken, Southside Rib Tips, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Texas Beef Brisket, Traditional Chicken Wings, Hand Breaded Crispy Chicken Strips, Hot Link Sausage.
 

3 Meat Combo3 Meat Combo (1040-2480 Cal) 22.49

Choice of 3 different meats (excluding Ribs). Meat Choices: Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Iris' Down Home Fried Chicken, Southside Rib Tips, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Texas Beef Brisket, Traditional Chicken Wings, Hand Breaded Crispy Chicken Strips, Hot Link Sausage.
 

 

 

 

PITMASTER FAVORITES

Served with choice of 2 sides (70-700 Cal) and a Corn Bread Muffin (260 Cal).

Georgia Chopped PorkGeorgia Chopped Pork (870 Cal) 12.99

Smoked for up to 12 hours and chopped to order. 
 
 
 
 

Texas Beef BrisketTexas Beef Brisket (790 Cal) 15.49 

Rubbed with Dave's secret spices, then slow-smoked over hickory until it's juicy and tender. 
 
 
 

Southside Rib TIpsSouthside Rib Tips (1540 Cal) 14.49 

Memphis-Style, dry-rubbed tips. Served with jalapeño pickled red onions, spicy Hell-Fire Pickles and our Southside BBQ Sauce.
 
 
 

Burnt EndsBurnt Ends (1270 Cal) 20.49 

Tender pieces of Texas Beef Brisket seared and caramelized with Sweet & Zesty® BBQ Sauce. 
 
 
 

Country Roasted CHickenCountry-Roasted Chicken (650 Cal) 13.99 

Specially seasoned 1/2 chicken, roasted and char-grilled to perfection. 
 
 
 
 

BBQ ChickenBBQ Chicken (700 Cal) 13.99 

Country-Roasted Chicken, flame-kissed and slathered with Rich & Sassy® BBQ Sauce.
 
 
 

Fried ChickenIris' Down Home Fried Chicken (920 Cal) 13.99 

4 pieces of Famously Fried Chicken, served with Buffalo Honey sauce on the side.  
 
 
 

Sweetwater Catfish FingersSweetwater Catfish Fingers (830 Cal) 13.99 

Lightly breaded with Cajun-seasoned cornmeal and flash-fried, served with rémoulade sauce. 
 
 
 
 

Chicken WingsTraditional Chicken Wings (850-1130 Cal) 14.49

Seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce: Rich & Sassy® (Mild), Buffalo (Medium), Devil's Spit® (Hot), Wilbur's Revenge® (Very Hot!). 
 
 
 

Chicken TendersHand Breaded Crispy Chicken Strips (720 Cal) 13.49

Tossed in Dave's special seasoning.
 

 

 

Hot LinkHot Link Sausage (720 Cal) 13.99

A real mouthful of hollers! Our Hot Link Sausage is best served with an ice-cold beer to douse the flames. 

 

 

 

Cedar Plank SalmonCedar Plank Salmon* (220 Cal) 15.49

Grilled, glazed and caramelized on a smoldering cedar plank. 

 

 

 

 

BUILD YOUR OWN

Served with choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal) and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles. 
Choose From: 

BurgerBurger* (670 Cal) 9.99 

Grilled Chicken Breast (380 Cal) 9.99

Hand-Breaded Crispy Chicken Breast (490 Cal) 9.99 

 

Choose Add-Ons: Crispy Chicken Sandwich
 
Free: Lettuce (0 Cal), Tomato (5 Cal), Spicy Hell-Fire Pickles (25 Cal), Red Onion (5 Cal).

+0.49 each: Cheese: American (130 Cal), Monterey Jack (210 Cal), Pepper-Jack (180 Cal).

+0.99 each: Memphis-Style (40 Cal), Bacon (160 Cal), Dave's Cheesy Mac & Cheese (60 Cal). 

+1.99 each: Texas Beef Brisket (160 Cal), Georgia Chopped Pork (170 Cal).

 

 

SIGNATURE BURGERS

Served with choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal) and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles. 

Dave's Favorite BurgerDave's Favorite* (850 Cal) 10.99 

Slathered with Rich & Sassy® and topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese and bacon. 
 
 
 

Devil's Spit BurgerDevil's Spit* (880 Cal) 10.99 

Slathered with Devil's Spit® BBQ sauce and topped with melted pepper-Jack cheese, bacon and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles. 
 
 
 

Ultimate BurgerUltimate* (1020 Cal) 11.99 

Piled high with Georgia Chopped Pork, bacon, sharp American Cheese and our signature Sweet & Zesty® sauce. 
 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE SANDWICHES

Served with choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal) and spicy Hell-Fire Pickles. 
 

Georgia Chopped Pork SandwichGeorgia Chopped Pork (690 Cal) 9.99

Slow-smoked chopped pork with Rich & Sassy®.
 
 
 
 

Texas Beef Brisket SandwichTexas Beef Brisket (640 Cal) 11.49

Piled high with hand-seasoned, hickory-smoked Texas Beef Brisket. 
 
 
 
 

BBQ Pulled Chicken SandwichBBQ Pulled Chicken (640 Cal) 10.49

Roasted BBQ Pulled Chicken tossed in Rich & Sassy® and topped with Monterey Jack Cheese. 
 
 
 

Burnt Ends SandwichBurnt Ends (700 Cal) 11.49

Tender pieces of Texas Beef Brisket seared and caramelized with Sweet & Zesty® BBQ sauce. 
 
 
 

Cajun Chicken SandwichCajun Chicken (1250 Cal) 10.49

Grilled, Cajun-seasoned chicken breast topped with pepper-Jack cheese, fried Onion Strings and rémoulade sauce. 
 
 
 

Hickory ChickenHickory Chicken (680 Cal) 10.49

Marinated, grilled chicken breast topped with Monterey Jack cheese and bacon. 
 
 
 

Comeback ChickenIris' Comeback Chicken (620 Cal) 9.99

Famous Dave's mother's tried-and-true recipe: a hand-breaded crispy chicken breast on a buttery toasted bun with Hell-Fire Pickles and drizzled with our secret Comeback Sauce. 
 

 

 

LIL' WILBUR MEALS

For kids 10 and under. 

Kids RibRib Dinner (320 Cal) 5.99

2 Bones of St. Louis-Style Spareribs. Includes choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal), plus Oreo® cookies (100 Cal) and a kids fountain beverage (0-180 Cal).
 
 

Kids Pork SandwichGeorgia Chopped Pork Sandwich (390 Cal) 5.99

Includes choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal), plus Oreo® cookies (100 Cal) and a kids fountain beverage (0-180 Cal). 

 

 

 

Kids Roasted ChickenCountry-Roasted Chicken (330 Cal) 5.99

1/4 piece Country-Roasted Chicken. Includes choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal), plus Oreo® cookies (100 Cal) and a kids fountain beverage (0-180 Cal).
 
 

Kids BBQ ChickenBBQ Chicken (360 Cal) 5.99

1/4 piece BBQ Chicken. Includes choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal), plus Oreo® cookies (100 Cal) and a kids fountain beverage (0-180 Cal).
 
 
 

Kids Chicken TendersHand-Breaded Crispy Chicken Tenders (360 Cal) 5.99 

3 Hand-Breaded Crispy Chicken Tenders. Includes choice of 1 side (70-350 Cal), plus Oreo® cookies (100 Cal) and a kids fountain beverage (0-180 Cal).
 

 

 

 

HANDCRAFTED DESSERTS

Bread PuddingDave's Award-Winning Bread Pudding (1390 Cal) 6.69

Melt-in-your-mouth, scratch-made bread pudding with pecan praline sauce, served with vanilla ice cream. 
 
 

Banana PuddingDown Home Banana Pudding (470 Cal) 6.49

Rich and creamy handmade banana pudding. 
 
 
 
 
 

 

SIDE DISHES

Wilbur BeansWilbur Beans (180 Cal) 2.49

Famous Dave's home cooked recipe, made in-house. Loaded baked beans, smoked pork, brisket, hot link sausage, jalapeños and Rich & Sassy® BBQ Sauce.
 
 

ColeslawCreamy Coleslaw (200 Cal) 2.49

A zesty slaw that's pineapple sweet with a hint of horseradish. 
 
 
 
 

Famous FriesFamous Fries (350 Cal) 2.49

Classic cut, skin on, no batter fries - just the great taste of 100% fresh potato, lightly seasoned with salt. 

 

 

Collard GreensCollard Greens (160 Cal) 2.49

Dave's Collard Greens cooked with onion, garlic, bacon and hot link sausage, with a touch of southern hot sauce. 
 
 
 

Dave's Mac & CheeseDave's Cheesy Mac & Cheese (170 Cal) 2.49

Our homestyle version blended with four cheeses, sweet corn and a jalapeño kick. 
 
 
 

Garlic Red-Skin Mashed PotatoesGarlic Red-Skin Mashed Potatoes (100 Cal) 2.49

Red-skin potatoes mixed with milk, butter and garlic. 
 
 
 
 

BroccoliFresh Steamed Broccoli (70 Cal) 2.49

Specially seasoned to bring out the natural flavor and tenderness. 
 
 
 
 

CornSweet Corn (130 Cal) 2.49

Buttery, sweet corn-on-the-cob.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY TO-GO PORTIONS

Build your own family feast with our bulk portions!

Georgia Chopped PorkGeorgia Chopped Pork (LB.) (1380 Cal) 15.99

 

 

 

St. Louis SpareribsSt. Louis-Style Spareribs (Full Slab) (1880 Cal) 26.99

 

 

 

 

Southside Rib TIpsSouthside Rib Tips (LB.) (1450 Cal) 11.49

 

 

 

Texas Beef BrisketTexas Beef Brisket (LB.) (1300 Cal) 21.99

 

 

 

BBQ Pulled ChickenBBQ Pulled Chicken (LB.) (720 Cal) 17.99

 

 

 

Burnt ENdsBurnt Ends (LB.) (1270 Cal) 21.99

 

 

 

 

 

Country Roasted ChickenCountry-Roasted or BBQ Chicken (whole) (1300-1410 Cal) 17.99

 

 

 

Fried ChickenIris' Down Home Fried Chicken (whole) (1840 Cal) 17.99

 

 

 

 

Hot LinkHot Link Sausage (LB) (1070 Cal)  12.99 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken WingsTraditional Wing Party Platter (4830-4890 Cal) 45.99

Seasoned and tossed in your choice of sauce: Rich & Sassy® (Mild), Buffalo (Medium), Devil's Spit® (Hot), Wilbur's Revenge® (Very Hot!)

 

Corn Bread MuffinsCorn Bread Muffins 

1/2 Dozen (260 Cal Each) 6.99
1 Dozen (260 Cal Each) 12.99
 
 
 
 

Dave's Mac and CheeseSide Dishes 

Wilbur Beans, Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potatoes, Collard Greens, Creamy Coleslaw, Dave's Cheesy Mac & Cheese, Fresh-Steamed Broccoli
Pint (270-770 Cal) 5.99
Quart (550-1540 Cal) 10.99
 

 

 

ICE COLD BEER

Beer

DRAFT BEER

Revolution Anti-Hero
(270/370 Cal)
Regular 5.75 | Tall 6.95
 
Blue Moon
(230/310 Cal)  
Regular 4.95 | Tall 6.50
 
Stella Artois
(200/270 Cal)  
Regular 4.95 | Tall 6.50
 
Miller Lite
(130/180 Cal)  
Regular 4.00 | Tall 5.50
 

 

BOTTLED BEER

Corona (150 Cal) 4.75
Modelo Especial (150 Cal) 4.75
Angry Orchard Crisp Apple (190 Cal) 4.75
Samuel Adams Boston Lager (170 Cal) 4.75
Heineken (150 Cal) 4.75
Coors Light(100 Cal) 4.00
Budweiser (150 Cal) 4.00
Bud Light (110 Cal) 4.00
Miller Lite (100 Cal) 4.00
Miller Genuine Draft (140 Cal) 4.00
O'Doul's Non-Alcoholic (60 Cal) 4.00

 

 

 

WINE

REDS
Mark West  | Pinot Noir (120 Cal) | 7.95
Dark Horse  | Cabernet  (120 Cal) | 7.95
Trinity Oaks  | Merlot (120 Cal) 7.95
 
WHITES
Ecco Domani | Pinot Grigio (120 Cal) 7.95
Canyon Road| Moscato (120 Cal) | 5.95
Ménage à Trois | Moscato (120 Cal) |7.95

 

 

ALCOHOL

Try one of Dave's Original Famous Drinks! Or, have our expert bartender make you a classic! 

Famous Drinks

 

Dave's Famous Margarita

(450 Cal) 7.50
 

Smokin' Tea 

(300 Cal) 7.50
 

Sweet Mama's Backyard Punch

(300 Cal) 7.50
 
 
 
 

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Flavored Teas

Fountain Drinks (0-330 Cal) 2.79

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Dr. Pepper, Mug Root Beer, Tropicana Lemonade, Brisk Raspberry Iced Tea
 

Fresh-Brewed Iced Tea (0/130 Cal) 2.79

Sweet and Unsweetened
 

Premium Flavored Iced Tea or Lemonade (270-310 Cal) 3.99

Strawberry, Raspberry or Mango. Refills not included. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs may vary. Additional nutrition information available upon request. *These items may be served raw or undercooked based on your specification, or contain raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. 

Must be 21 years of age or older to order and consume alcohol, with valid identification. Manager reserves all rights. Please drink responsibly. 

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