Famous Dave’s Gluten-Free Menu

Here is the complete Famous Dave’s Gluten-Free menu.

Famous Dave’s Gluten-Free Menu 2019

Famous Dave’s does not operate gluten-free kitchens, but they do have some items that technically don’t contain gluten. Cross contamination is a definite possibility with any of their food, as they don’t do anything to prevent it. However, if you aren’t allergic or highly sensitive to gluten and just looking to avoid the majority of it in your diet, they have a good amount of things to choose from on their menu.

Appetizers

  • Chicken Wing, Sauced
  • French Fries

Salads

  • Fresh Garden Salad (Order Without Croutons)

Dressings

  • Honey BBQ Dressing
  • Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Ranch Dressing

Meats

  • BBQ Chicken
  • Country Roasted Chicken
  • Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Chicken Wings
  • Memphis Style Baby Back Ribs

Sauces

  • Rich & Sassy BBQ sauce
  • Dave’s Own Remoulade Sauce
  • Jalapeño Sweet and Sour
  • Georgia Mustard Sauce
  • Texas Pit Sauce
  • Devil’s Spit BBQ Sauce
  • Buffalo Sauce
  • Beam & Cola BBQ Sauce
  • Wilbur’s Revenge Sauce
  • Southside BBQ Sauce
  • Spicy Tartar Sauce

Lil’Wilbur Meals

  • BBQ Chicken
  • Country Roasted Chicken

Sides

  • Coleslaw
  • French Fries
  • Corn-on-the-Cob
  • Drunkin’ Apples
  • Garlic-Skin Mashed Potatoes
  • Potato Salad
  • Firecracker Green Beans
  • Loaded Baked Potato

Famous Dave’s History

Famous Dave’s is an American barbecue restaurant chain that was formed in 1994 by Dave Anderson. He opened his first store in Hayward, Minnesota in a small resort that he had purchased earlier. Soon afterwards, the restaurant became a huge success and was serving up to 1,000 people daily.

Anderson claims to have been searching for the perfect barbecue sauce to use for the past 20 years, and after finding none he decided to create his own recipe by starting a new BBQ company. The eatery began as a hobby for Dave, but later on grew in to an investment after he spent close to two million dollars in putting up a new building for the restaurant. It featured some of his favorite sauces including the Rich & Sassy, Texas Pit, Hot Stuff, Devil’s Spit and George Mustard.

In 1995, Famous Dave’s opened their second location in Minneapolis with a seating capacity of 75. Back then they were only using the screened-in porches for guests. Later on, the ‘shack’ concept with an Americana theme was introduced in the restaurant. That same year, the restaurant earned a blue ribbon award in the “Best BBQ Sauce in America” challenge that was conducted at the American Royal International BBQ Contest.

A year later, the company was already making $1 million in annual turnover sales and Dave was thinking about taking his business to the next level in terms of growth. He introduced a new concept to his restaurant featuring barbecue chops and blues music playing in the background which proved hard to resist for most locals.

In October of 1996, Famous Dave’s announced its first initial public offering (IPO) and was traded on NASDAQ under the ticker name DAVE. Their share prices grew in the first day of sales from $6.25 to $11.25 on a value of 2.3 million units. Currently, there are 45 Famous Dave’s locations operating in seven states across the country. They feature three different themes including a hunting lodge, a bluesclub and a roadhouse barbeque shack.

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Summary

We definitely can’t recommend anyone who is allergic or highly sensitive to gluten go here for a meal, due to the high possibility of cross contamination. They do not operate gluten-free kitchens, but they do have a decent amount of items on their menu that are free of gluten. If you’re just looking to avoid the majority of gluten in your diet, there are a variety of options here.

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  1. Devils Spit and Rich and Sassy BBQ sauce have barley malt flour on label. This is not gluten free. The allergen chart on Famous Dave’s website only lists wheat, not other gluten ingredients. BEWARE!!!!

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