Our Awards

  • 2014
    Best Sauce- 1st Place

  • 2014
    Best Ribs - 2nd place

  • 2014
    Best Restaurant Worth a Long Wait - 3rd Place

  • 2014
    Most Kid Friendly Restaurant - 3rd Place

  • 2014
    Best Bloody Mary - 3rd Place

  • 2014
    Best Catering - 3rd Place

  • 2014
    Best BBQ

  • 2014
    Best Wings - 2nd Place

  • 2014
    Best BBQ

  • 2014
    #1 Best BBQ

  • 2014
    Best BBQ - 1st Place People's Choice

  • 2014
    Best Catering - 1st Place People's Choice

  • 2014
    Best American Food - 2nd Place People's Choice

  • 2014
    Best All Around Restaurant - 3rd Place People's Choice

  • 2014
    Best Ribs

  • 2014
    Best of Dining 2013

  • 2013
    Best Catering in Prince George County - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best BBQ in Ocean County - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Brisket - 3rd Place

  • 2013
    Best BBQ Restaurant - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Ribs - Golden Fork Award - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best BBQ Best of North State - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Ribs

  • 2013
    Best of the Best - Ribs

  • 2013
    Pork - First Place

  • 2013
    Ribs - Second Place

  • 2013
    Wings- Second Place

  • 2013
    Best Ribs - 3rd Place

  • 2013
    Best Dessert - Banana Pudding - 3rd Place

  • 2013
    Best in the West Rib Cook-Off

    America's biggest and best free rib festival

  • 2013
    Best Ribs

  • 2013
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Ribs in Southwest Florida People's Choice

  • 2013
    Best BBQ 1st Place Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best BBQ Restaurant Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2013
    Best BBQ - Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best BBQ Restaurant Reader's Poll

  • 2013
    #1 in BBQ

  • 2013
    Best Caterer

  • 2013
    Best Caterer

  • 2013
    Best of the Best in BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Overall Bar

  • 2013
    Best Margarita

  • 2013
    Best Choice Concoction - Sweet Mama's Punch

  • 2013
    Best Wedding Caterer

  • 2013
    Best BBQ

  • 2013
    Best Caterer

  • 2013
    Best Presentation

  • 2013
    Best Ribs

  • 2013
    Best in BBQ

  • 2013
    Best BBQ in Williamson County - 2013 Sizzle Award

  • 2013
    2nd Place - Best Children's Menu in Williamson County

  • 2013
    1st Place - BBQ Wings - Judge's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Barbecue

  • 2013
    2nd Place - Best Outside Patio Seating Reader's Choice

  • 2013
    Best Blues Club

  • 2013
    1st Place - Condiment - Devil's Spit Bar-B-Que Kettle Chips

  • 2013
    2nd Place - Best BBQ Label - Pineapple Rage

  • 2013
    2nd Place - BBQ Sauce (Fruit Spicy) - Pineapple Rage

  • 2013
    2nd Place - Condiment - Zesty Bar-B-Que Kettle Chips

  • 2013
    3rd Place - Best BBQ Label - Wilbur's Revenge

  • 2013
    3rd Place - BBQ Sauce (Tomato Mild) - Sweet & Zesty Sauce

    The annual Awards of Excellence recognizes the best barbecue products across 25 unique categories. This is your chance to share your inspiration with the rest of the BBQ world and be recognized for your contribution to the industry!

  • 2013
    Readers' Choice Award

  • 2013
    Readers' Choice Award

  • 2013
    Best BBQ of the Ozarks

  • 2013
    Best Barbecue

  • 2013
    Best Chili Restaurant

  • 2013
    Best BBQ

  • 2013
    Best Catering Services

  • 2013
    Best All Around Restaurant

  • 2013
    Best American Food

  • 2013
    Best Family Dining - 2nd Place

  • 2013
    Best Dessert - 2nd Place

  • 2013
    Best Business Lunch - 3rd Place

  • 2013
    Best Take out dinner - 3rd Place

  • 2013
    Best BBQ in Sioux Falls

  • 2013
    Best Meal for the Money Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Favorite BBQ Restaurant Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Favorite Restaurant Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Favorite Caterer Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best Place for a Business Lunch Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    People's Choice - Wings

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2012
    1st Place - Ribs

  • 2012
    Best Wing on the Planet sponsored by Tyson

  • 2012
    Best Ribs

  • 2012
    Best New Restaurant

  • 2012
    Employer of the Year

  • 2012
    1st Place - Pineapple Rage Sauce

  • 2012
    1st Place - Buffalo Wings

  • 2012
    Minnesota Business's Top Marketers - Marketing Team

  • 2012
    Best Barbecue Ribs

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2012
    1st Place - Sauce

  • 2012
    3rd Place - Best Ribs - Critic's Choice

  • 2012
    Ribs - 2nd Place

  • 2012
    Sauce - 3rd Place

  • 2012
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best Ribs - Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2012
    Chicken - First Place

  • 2012
    Ribs - Third Place

  • 2012
    First Place - People's Choice

  • 2012
    Ribs - First Place

  • 2012
    Pork - First Place

  • 2012
    Best Catering

  • 2012
    Best BBQ Restaurant - Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best Casual Entr_e - St. Louis Style Ribs

  • 2012
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2012
    Best in BBQ

  • 2012
    Best in BBQ

  • 2012
    Best Spicy Food - Wilbur's Revenge Chicken Wings

  • 2012
    Best Ribs - 1st Place

  • 2012
    Best Pork Ribs - 2nd Place

  • 2012
    Best Pulled Pork - 2nd Place

  • 2012
    Critic's Choice - 3rd Place

  • 2012
    Bride's Choice - Top Wedding Professional

  • 2012
    Reader's Choice - Favorite Barbecue in Town

  • 2012
    Reader's Choice - Favorite American Cuisine

  • 2012
    Reader's Choice - Best Barbecue

  • 2012
    Best Non-Traditional Wings

  • 2012
    First Place - Whole Hog

    With over 100 competitors taking part in last year's event, Pork in the Park is now the 2nd largest Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned competition and the largest east of the Mississippi!

  • 2012
    First Place - Pork

    With over 100 competitors taking part in last year's event, Pork in the Park is now the 2nd largest Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned competition and the largest east of the Mississippi!

  • 2012
    People's Choice - Best Wings Overall

    With over 100 competitors taking part in last year's event, Pork in the Park is now the 2nd largest Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned competition and the largest east of the Mississippi!

  • 2012
    People's Choice - Most Unique Wings - Pineapple Rage

    With over 100 competitors taking part in last year's event, Pork in the Park is now the 2nd largest Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned competition and the largest east of the Mississippi!

  • 2012
    Best Ribs

  • 2012
    Best Taste

  • 2012
    Best Overall BBQ

  • 2012
    Best BBQ - Reader's Poll

  • 2012
    Best BBQ - Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Chili - 1st Place

  • 2012
    Best Barbecue Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best Place to get Barbecue Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best BBQ Restaurant - Lee County

  • 2012
    First Place - Teriyaki Marinade

  • 2012
    Second Place - Wilbur's Revenge

  • 2012
    Third Place - Chicken Marinade

  • 2012
    Best BBQ - Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    Best BBQ Restaurant in Bloomington - Reader's Choice

  • 2012
    #1 Miscellaneous Full-Service Restaurant

  • 2012
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Entr_e - St. Louis Style Ribs

  • 2011
    Best Ribs of the Red River Valley

  • 2011
    Best BBQ in Delaware

  • 2011
    Best BBQ Restaurant

  • 2011
    Best Ribs

  • 2011
    Best BBQ in the Valley Reader's Choice

  • 2011
    Best of the Big O - BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2011
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Catering

  • 2011
    Best of the Best in Barbecue

  • 2011
    Favorite BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Ribs - 1st Place

  • 2011
    Best Chicken - 3rd Place

  • 2011
    Best Brisket

  • 2011
    Best Exhibitor - space presentation, theme acknowledgement, enthusiasm

  • 2011
    Best American Food (Ribs)

  • 2011
    Best Dessert (Bread Pudding) - 2nd place

  • 2011
    Best Ribs - Readers' choice

  • 2011
    Best Ribs

  • 2011
    Best Side Dish (Wilbur Beans

  • 2011
    Best Barbecue - 1st Place Tennessean's Reader's Choice Awards

  • 2011
    Best Restaurant (Overall) - 2nd Place Tennessean's Reader's Choice Awards

  • 2011
    Best Lunch - 2nd Place Tennessean's Reader's Choice Awards

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Barbecue

  • 2011
    Casual Entr_e - second place

  • 2011
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley - Golden Fork award

  • 2011
    Best Tasting Ribs

  • 2011
    Best Tasting Sides

  • 2011
    First place - Chicken

  • 2011
    Second place - Ribs

  • 2011
    First place - Chef's Choice

  • 2011
    Best Barbeque Restaurant Reader's Choice

  • 2011
    Best New Restaurant Reader's Choice

  • 2011
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Bite of Seattle

  • 2011
    Chinet People's Choice Award

  • 2011
    People's Choice - Best Ribs in America

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    First Place Judge's Choice

  • 2011
    Diversity in Business Honoree

  • 2011
    First Place - Mild BBQ Wings - People's Choice

  • 2011
    First Place - Non-Traditional Wings - Judge's Choice

  • 2011
    Best Barbecue Reader's Poll

  • 2011
    1st Place

  • 2011
    Best Ribs in Charles County

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Taste

  • 2011
    Best BBQ in Las Vegas

  • 2011
    Award of Excellence - Chicekn Marinade - Oil & Vinegar Category - 2nd place

  • 2011
    Award of Excellence - Apricot Bourbon - Fruit Mild Category - 3rd place

  • 2011
    Award of Excellence - Teriyaki Marinade - Asian Marinade Category - 3rd place

  • 2011
    Best BBQ in Williamson County Reader's choice

  • 2011
    First Place - BBQ/Ribs

  • 2011
    Chili - 1st Place

  • 2011
    Best Barbecue

  • 2011
    Best BBQ

  • 2011
    Best Barbecue

  • 2011
    Best Ribs - Reader's choice

  • 2011
    Best BBQ Restaurant Readers' Choice

  • 2010
    Best Place for Barbeque Food in Ocean County

  • 2010
    Best Overall Taste

  • 2010
    St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs - 1st Place

  • 2010
    Overall - People's Choice

  • 2010
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2010
    Cleveland's Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best Ribs

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best BBQ Runner Up

  • 2010
    Best Ribs Runner Up

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best Ribs Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    First Place Ribs - Restaurant Division

  • 2010
    First Place Pork - Restaurant Division

  • 2010
    First Place Brisket - Restaurant Division

  • 2010
    First Place - Brisket - Overall

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    1st Place - Restaurant Division

  • 2010
    Readers Choice - Best BBQ

  • 2010
    People's Choice - Best Barbecue

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best Booth

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Best Presentation

  • 2010
    Best Taste

  • 2010
    Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Judge's Choice

  • 2010
    King of the Wings

  • 2010
    Best BBQ in the Valley

  • 2010
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    Best State Fair Food - Pig Lickers

  • 2010
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    Barbecue Restaurant - Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    The Best place for Ribs/Barbecue

  • 2010
    Best Barbecue Restaurant People's Choice

  • 2010
    Best Barbecue - Reader's Pick

  • 2010
    #1 Favorite Pork Provocateurs

  • 2010
    Best Live Music - 3rd Place

  • 2010
    Best Barbecue - Reader's Choice

  • 2010
    Top Barbecue Restaurant Franchise 1st place

  • 2010
    Best Bar-B-Que Restaurant

  • 2010
    Best Butt

  • 2010
    Best BBQ


  • #1 for Best BBQ

  • 2010
    Top 5 for Catering

  • 2010
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2010
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2010
    Winner for Barbecue

  • 2010
    Judge's Choice 3rd place

  • 2010
    Best Ribs

  • 2010
    Famous Dave's Website - Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 2010
    Best Ribs Readers poll

  • 2009
    Cleveland's Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best People Practices for Casual Dining

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    Best Entr_e

  • 2009
    Best Overall Taste

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2009
    Best Barbeque

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Ribs Runner Up

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Runner Up

  • 2009
    Best Wings - Grand Champion

  • 2009
    Best Buffalo Wings

  • 2009
    Best Barbeque - 2nd Place

  • 2009
    Best Bar B Que - 2nd Place

  • 2009
    Best Restaurant Website

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Most Unique Item Chocolate Covered Bacon

  • 2009
    Best of Taste - 2nd Place

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    1st Place - People's Choice

  • 2009
    People's Choice Best Ribs

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue Restaurant - South New Jersey

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    Best Catering Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    First Place Sauce - Critic's Choice

  • 2009
    Second Place Best Ribs - Critic's Choice

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Burger First Place

  • 2009
    Top Barbecue Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    People's Choice Award

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue

  • 2009
    Best Restaurant - Best of the Main Line - Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    The People's Choice

  • 2009
    Best Restaurant Reader's Poll

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Reader's Poll

  • 2009
    Critic's Choice Greatest Ribs in America 1st Place

  • 2009
    Critic's Choice Greatest Sauce in America 3rd Place

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue Reader's Choice

  • 2009
    Best Blues Club

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue

  • 2009
    Best Appetizers

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Business Lunch

  • 2009
    Best Caterer - Restaurants

  • 2009
    Best Comfort Foods

  • 2009
    Best Ribs

  • 2009
    Best Theme Restaurant

  • 2009
    Best Place to Work

  • 2009
    Best Carryout

  • 2009
    Best Chili in Missouri - Missouri State Champion

  • 2009
    Best Chili - Professional Division - 1st Place

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue

  • 2009
    Best Barbecue Restaurant

  • 2009
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 2009
    Top Barbecue Restaurant Franchise 1st place

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Caterer

  • 2009
    Business Employer of the Year

  • 2009
    #1 for Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best BBQ

  • 2009
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2009
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2009
    Judge's Choice 2nd place

  • 2009
    Best Ribs

  • 2009
    Favorite Barbecue

  • 2009
    Best Ribs Readers poll

  • 2008
    Best Ribs Readers poll

  • 2008
    Cleveland's Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Restaurant

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Ribs Runner Up

  • 2008
    Best BBQ Runner Up

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Entr_e (Rib Dinner

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

  • 2008
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Ribs

  • 2008
    Best Restaurant - Reader's Choice

  • 2008
    People's Chioce - 1st Place

  • 2008
    Best Catering - Reader's Choice

  • 2008
    Best Barbeque

  • 2008
    Best Barbeque

  • 2008
    Best of the Best in BBQ

  • 2008
    2nd Place - Celebrity Critic's Choice

  • 2008
    2nd Place - People's Choice

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best of Tacoma in BBQ

  • 2008
    People's Choice Best Ribs

  • 2008
    Critic's Choice Pork

  • 2008
    Critic's Choice Ribs

  • 2008
    People's Choice

  • 2008
    Best Barbecue

  • 2008
    Best BBQ 2008 - Reader's Choice

  • 2008
    People's Choice

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Blues Bar

  • 2008
    Silver Spoon Award 2008 - Favorite Barbecue Restaurant

  • 2008
    Best Place for Ribs

  • 2008
    Best Place for American Cuisine

  • 2008
    Best of the West 2008 BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Barbecue Restaurant

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    First Place - Chili Cook-Off

  • 2008
    Best Design - Table Set Up

  • 2008
    Best Bar-B-Que - First Place

  • 2008
    Best Barbeque Restaurant in the Central Valley - People's Choice

  • 2008
    Top Barbecue Restaurant Franchise 1st place

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Restaurant

  • 2008
    Friendliest Family Dining

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    #1 for Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2008
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2008
    Best BBQ

  • 2008
    Best Catering

  • 2008
    Best Ribs

  • 2008
    Best Places to Work - restaurant and catering division

  • 2008
    Hot 100 Retailers

  • 2007
    Best Bar-B-Que

  • 2007
    Best Food - St. Louis Ribs- Runner-up

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best of the Best BBQ Restaurant

  • 2007
    Best BBQ Runner Up

  • 2007
    Best Ribs Runner Up

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Meat Dish

  • 2007
    Best Side Dish

  • 2007
    Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off - 1st place -Critic's Choice

  • 2007
    Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off - 1st place - People's Chioce

  • 2007
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2007
    Best Catering Reader's Choice

  • 2007
    Best Ribs - 1st place

  • 2007
    Best Beans - 3rd place

  • 2007
    Best BBQ - South Jersey

  • 2007
    Best Dessert - Bread Pudding

  • 2007
    Best Overall Restaurant

  • 2007
    Spirit Award

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue

  • 2007
    People's Choice

  • 2007
    Critiic's Choice

  • 2007
    The Chinet People's Choice Award

  • 2007
    Critic's Choice: Best Pulled Pork

  • 2007
    People's Choice

  • 2007
    Best Sauce

  • 2007
    Best Presentation

  • 2007
    Best Sauce

  • 2007
    The Public Health Excellence Award for Food Safety

  • 2007
    Judge's Choice

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Caterer

  • 2007
    Best Ribs Runner-up

  • 2007
    Most Rockin' Place in Knoxville to get BBQ

  • 2007
    Silver Fork Award - Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best BBQ Restaurant in Frederick

  • 2007
    Best Blues Bar

  • 2007
    Best Ribs Runner Up

  • 2007
    Best BBQ in the Valley

  • 2007
    Best Dessert - Bread Pudding

  • 2007
    Blue Ribbon Best Southern Cuisine

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue in Ocean County

  • 2007
    Silver Spoon Award 2007 - Favorite Barbecue Restaurant

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue Restaurant

  • 2007
    Best Ribs - Best of Long Island 2007

  • 2007
    Philly's Best BBQ

  • 2007
    New Jersey's Best BBQ

  • 2007
    First Place

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue 2006

  • 2007
    Best Barbecue 2006

  • 2007
    Best Food

  • 2007
    Best New Restaurant

  • 2007
    Best Dessert

  • 2007
    Best BBQ People's Choice

  • 2007
    1st Place - Ribs

  • 2007
    1st Place - Pork

  • 2007
    Top Barbecue Restaurant Franchise 1st place

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2007
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2007
    #1 for Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Ribs

  • 2007
    Best BBQ

  • 2007
    Best Ribs

  • 2007
    Best in BBQ

  • 2006
    Best Barbecue Reader's Choice

  • 2006
    Best BBQ Viewer's Choice Awards

  • 2006
    Best Blues Bar Reader's Choice

  • 2006
    Consumers Choice in Chains Restaurant - Chains Gold Award

  • 2006
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2006
    Best BBQ

  • 2006
    Best of BBQ

  • 2006
    Chinet People's Choice Award

  • 2006
    Best Booth - 1st Place

  • 2006
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2006
    Critic's Choice Best Ribs - 2nd Place

  • 2006
    Judge's Choice 1st Place

  • 2006
    People's Choice - 2nd Place

  • 2006
    The Best Ribs in Delco Readers Choice Poll/Best of Delco

  • 2006
    Best BBQ Best of West & Press Readers Choice

  • 2006
    Best BBQ Readers Choice

  • 2006
    Best BBQ Readers Choice

  • 2006
    Best Chicken Best of West & Press Reader's Choice

  • 2006
    City's Best BBQ

  • 2006
    Best BBQ

  • 2006
    Silver Plate Award

  • 2006
    Best Drive To-Take Out

  • 2006
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2006
    Bilings Best Barbecue 2006 Readers Choice

  • 2006
    Critic's Choice Best Ribs - 2nd Place

  • 2006
    Best BBQ

  • 2006
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2006
    Best Barbecue

  • 2006
    Critic's Choice Best Ribs

  • 2006
    Best BBQ

  • 2006
    Best Restaurant of Wyandotte County Reader's Choice

  • 2006
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2006
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2006
    Favorite Casual Dining

  • 2006
    Top 5 for Best Catering and Pork

  • 2006
    Best Ribs Readers poll

  • 2006
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2005
    Best BBQ

  • 2005
    Best Tasting Ribs Reader's Choice

  • 2005
    Best Barbecue

  • 2005
    People's Choice Best Ribs

  • 2005
    Best BBQ Restaurant Readers Choice

  • 2005
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2005
    Best Ribs People's Choice Award

  • 2005
    Best Beans 2nd place

  • 2005
    Celebrity Cook Off 1st place

  • 2005
    Positive Attitude - Matt Diamond

  • 2005
    Best BBQ

  • 2005
    Organization of the Year

  • 2005
    Favorite BBQ

  • 2005
    Best BBQ Readers Choice

  • 2005
    Best Ribs

  • 2005
    Best of the Best BBQ Readers Choice

  • 2005
    Top 3 BBQ Restaurants in Nashville

  • 2005
    Ribfest People's Choice

  • 2005
    People's Choice Award all MN restaurants

  • 2005
    Best Blues Club

  • 2005
    Favorite BBQ Readers Choice

  • 2005
    Best of Wyandotte County

  • 2005
    Top Barbecue Restaurant Franchise 1st place

  • 2005
    Best BBQ

  • 2005
    Best BBQ - 3rd Place

  • 2005
    Winner for Barbecue

  • 2005
    #1 BBQ Restaurant in Williamson County

  • 2005
    First Place People's Choice

  • 2005
    Best BBQ

  • 2005
    Best BBQ

  • 2004
    Best BBQ

  • 2004
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2004
    Best BBQ Food in the Twin Cities

  • 2004
    Best Ribs People's Choice Award

  • 2004
    Best Barbecue

  • 2004
    Best BBQ People's Choice Awards

  • 2004
    Best Bread Pudding 1st Place

  • 2004
    Signature Dish Runner Up

  • 2004
    Best Ribs

  • 2004
    Best Barbecue - 2nd Place

  • 2004
    Best Catering - 2nd Place

  • 2004
    Best Take Out - 3rd Place

  • 2004
    Best Wait Staff with Personality - 3rd Place

  • 2004
    Best Kid Friendly - 3rd Place

  • 2004
    Best BBQ Sauce

  • 2004
    Best Beans 1st Place

  • 2004
    Best Ribs

  • 2004
    Best Ribs

  • 2004
    Best Ribs

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place People's Choice

  • 2004
    Best Ribs People's Choice Award

  • 2004
    Celebrity Cook Off 2nd Place

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place People's Choice

  • 2004
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2004
    Best Ribs Bismarck-Mandan

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place People's Choice

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place Judge's Choice

  • 2004
    Best Single Product Roll Out Sassy BBQ Salad

  • 2004
    Best Caterer TwinCities Best Restaurant

  • 2004
    Top 50 Growth Chains Presented to FD in recognition of outstanding sales

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2004
    Best Commercial Produced for $3,500 or Less

  • 2004
    Best Commercial Produced for $10,000 or Less

  • 2004
    Best Caterer 2nd Place

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st Place

  • 2004
    Best Beef Brisket 1st Place

  • 2004
    Best Hot BBQ

  • 2004
    Best BBQ People's Choice Awards

  • 2004
    Best BBQ

  • 2004
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2004
    Best BBQ

  • 2004
    Best BBQ

  • 2004
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2003
    Best BBQ Reader's Choice

  • 2003
    Best Takeout 1st Place

  • 2003
    Best BBQ

  • 2003
    Best Ribs Diners Choice Award

  • 2003
    Best BBQ

  • 2003
    Silver Spoon Award

  • 2003
    Best BBQ People's Choice Award

  • 2003
    Best Bread Pudding 1st Place

  • 2003
    Signature Dish Runner Up

  • 2003
    Best Ribs 2nd place

  • 2003
    Best BBQ 2nd place

  • 2003
    Friendliest Wait Staff 2nd place

  • 2003
    Best Caterer 2nd place

  • 2003
    Best New Restaurant

  • 2003
    Franchise of the Year

  • 2003
    Best Pork

  • 2003
    Best Ribs

  • 2003
    Best Restaurant for Ribs

  • 2003
    Best Ribs 3rd Place

  • 2003
    Best BBQ People's Choice Award

  • 2003
    1st Art of BBQ People's Choice Award

  • 2003
    #1 BBQ Restaurant

  • 2003
    #1 Family Dining

  • 2003
    #1 Group Dining

  • 2003
    Barbeque Food Find

  • 2003
    Best BBQ People's Choice Award

  • 2003
    Best BBQ

  • 2003
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2003
    Best Blues Bar

  • 2002
    One of the Top BBQ in Nashville

  • 2002
    Best Ribs 2nd place

  • 2002
    Best BBQ 2nd place

  • 2002
    Friendliest Wait Staff 2nd place

  • 2002
    Best Caterer 2nd place

  • 2002
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2002
    Best BBQ Pork

  • 2002
    Best Ribs

  • 2002
    Best Ribs

  • 2002
    Best Ribs

  • 2002
    Best BBQ

  • 2002
    Best Ribs

  • 2002
    Best Catering

  • 2002
    Best BBQ Editorial pick

  • 2002
    Best BBQ Audience pick

  • 2002
    Best Dining with Music Editorial and Audience pick

  • 2002
    Best Catering

  • 2002
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2002
    Best Place to Eat Out with Your Kids

  • 2002
    Best BBQ People's Choice

  • 2002
    Best BBQ

  • 2002
    Best BBQ

  • 2002
    Best Dining with Music

  • 2001
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2001
    Best Ribs

  • 2001
    Best Ribs

  • 2001
    Best Ribs

  • 2001
    Best Ribs

  • 2001
    Best BBQ Pork

  • 2001
    Best Desserts 2nd place

  • 2001
    Best BBQ

  • 2001
    Best Ribs 3rd place

  • 2001
    Best Ribs 1st place

  • 2001
    Best Wings 2nd place

  • 2001
    Best Ribs in Fox Valley Golden Fork Award

  • 2001
    Best Ribs Everyone's a Critic Award

  • 2001
    Best Ribs

  • 2001
    Best BBQ

  • 2000
    Best Music Diner's Choice

  • 2000
    Best Ribs Diner's Choice

  • 2000
    Best Ribs in America

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best BBQ Sauce

  • 2000
    Best Ribs 2nd place

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best BBQ in Madison

  • 2000
    Best BBQ in Madison

  • 2000
    Best Ribs Golden Fork Award

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best Ribs - People's Choice

  • 2000
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best Takeout

  • 2000
    Best Food in Cedar Valley

  • 2000
    Best Tasting Wings

  • 2000
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 2000
    Best Ribs

  • 2000
    Best Ribs Critic's Choice

  • 2000
    Best of 1999-Music Club

  • 2000
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best Ribs Golden Fork Award

  • 1999
    Best Sauce

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Pork

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Sauce in America

  • 1999
    Best Ribs

  • 1999
    Best Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Favorite Ribs Critic's Choice

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best Chicken Wings

  • 1999
    Best Entr_e

  • 1999
    Top 10 Restaurant

  • 1999
    Best Desserts

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Joint

  • 1999
    Hot New Concept

  • 1999
    Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst & Young NASDAQ

  • 1999
    Best Chicken Wings

  • 1999
    Best New Barbecue/Grill Cookbook Famous Dave's Back Roads & Side Streets

  • 1999
    Best Ribs 1st place - Critic's Award and People's Choice

  • 1999
    Favorite Ribs

  • 1999
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1999
    Best Ribs Golden Fork Award

  • 1998
    Best Music/Entertainment

  • 1998
    Best Ribs

  • 1998
    Greatest Ribs in America

  • 1998
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1998
    Best New Restaurant

  • 1998
    Best Ribs

  • 1998
    Favorite Ribs Critic's Choice

  • 1998
    Favorite Music/Entertainment Critic's Choice

  • 1998
    Best Take Out Critic's Choice

  • 1998
    Best Ribs

  • 1998
    Best BBQ Ribs

  • 1998
    Best Ribs

  • 1998
    Best New Restaurant

  • 1998
    Entrepreneur of the Year

  • 1998
    Best Music

  • 1998
    Best Sauce in America

  • 1997
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 1997
    Best Ribs Critic's Choice

  • 1997
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 1997
    Best Sauce Critic's Choice

  • 1997
    Best Ribs People's Choice

  • 1997
    Best Ribs

  • 1997
    Best Ribs

  • 1997
    Best Last Meal in the Twin Cities Best of Twin Cities issue

  • 1997
    Best Ribs

  • 1997
    Best Restaurant Design STARR Award

  • 1997
    1997 Hot Concept

  • 1997
    Entrepreneur of the Year David W. Anderson

  • 1997
    Best Restaurant Promoter Dave Anderson

  • 1997
    Best New Restaurant Annual Reader's Poll

  • 1997
    Best Last Meal in Minnesota Best of Twin Cities Issue

  • 1997
    Best Desserts Annual Reader's Poll

  • 1996
    Best New Restaurant

  • 1996
    #1 Ribs in Minnesota Critic's Choice

  • 1996
    Hot New Concept Chain Leader

  • 1996
    Best Ribs

  • 1996
    The Best of Business Editor's pick of the year's biggest achievements

  • 1996
    Best BBQ Sauce in America Mild Tomato Division

  • 1996
    Best BBQ Joint Best of Twin Cities Issue

  • 1995
    Best New Restaurant

  • 1995

  • 1995

And hundreds more...

Prove it famous dave! I want to see them all!