Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que Opens Restaurant in Idaho Falls, Idaho

MINNEAPOLIS (RestaurantNewsRelease.com) Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) today announced the opening of its newest award-winning Bar-B-Que restaurant in Idaho Falls, Idaho, at The Renaissance Center (245 Houston Circle, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402). This opening marks the second Famous Dave’s location in Idaho.

“Idaho Falls is an outstanding community, and we are thrilled to bring award-winning Bar-B-Que to this market,” said Casey Ryan, owner of Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que in Idaho Falls, Idaho, along with his brother, Pat. Casey and Pat are the owners of Rocky Mountain Ribs, which franchises Famous Dave’s locations in Idaho and Montana. “The Famous Dave’s restaurant is nestled at the gateway of Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. This is a perfect location that offers a solid, year-round guest base with increased tourist traffic in the summer. We anticipate a warm welcome into the community.”

“This is an exciting new addition to the Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que family,” said Christopher O’Donnell, President and CEO of Famous Dave’s. “With two Famous Dave’s locations in Idaho, there is room for significant expansion throughout the state, and we look forward to introducing our award-winning Bar-B-Que to several new markets in the future.”

Open Monday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., guests can enjoy both lunch and dinner in the 6,800 square foot restaurant. Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que can also be ordered TO GO by calling (208) 523-1712. Catering for events and social gatherings of all sizes is available as well.

Famous Dave’s offers a hearty roundup of award-winning ribs, hickory smoked meats, and other Bar-B-Que favorites, such as St. Louis-Style Ribs brushed with Rich & Sassy® Sauce, Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, Wilbur Beans, Creamy Coleslaw and Dave’s Famous Bread Pudding. Guests can also enjoy delicious char-grilled burgers and lip smackin’ sandwiches. A Lil’ Wilbur Kid’s Menu includes classic kid favorites, such as Macaroni & Cheese, Chicken Tenders and Root Beer Floats.

Famous Dave’s is located in The Renaissance Center (245 Houston Circle, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402) and can be reached at (208) 523-1712.

For more information, including a full menu and other restaurant locations, please visit www.famousdaves.com.

About Famous Dave’s
Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants. As of today, the company owns 52 locations and franchises 125 additional units in 36 states. The menu features award-winning barbequed and grilled meats, a large selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique desserts. Famous Dave’s has won over 400 awards for everything from best ribs to best Bar-B-Que sauce to best cookbook. For more information, please visit www.famousdaves.com.

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