Famous Dave’s Statistics, Restaurant Count, Revenue Totals and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Famous Dave’s statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Famous Dave’s Facts

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1994
  • Headquarters: Minnetonka, MN
  • Founder(s): Dave Anderson
  • Current Chief Executive: Jeff Crivello

What is Famous Dave’s?

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. develops, owns, operates and franchises Famous Dave’s Barbeque restaurants, an award-winning BBQ chain with roughly 150 locations across the country. Our success is the result of a commitment to the finest food and the best dining experience known to barbeque. Every customer is treated as though they were a “guest”​ at one of Dave’s famous backyard barbeques. The menu features hickory-smoked ribs and barbequed meats, smokin’​ sandwiches, mouthwatering burgers, tasty salads and homestyle desserts. Having won over 650 awards for everything from “Best Sauce” to “Best Ribs” to “Best Cookbook”, Famous Dave’s has received wide acclaim from customers and critics alike. (source)

Famous Dave’s Restaurant Count

Number of Famous Dave’s restaurants:

150 restaurants

Last updated 3/22/20


Famous Dave’s Employee Count

Number of Famous Dave’s employees:

779 employees

Last updated 3/22/20


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Famous Dave’s stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.