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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que Opens New Restaurants in Maine and Nevada

February 11, 2009 at 4:16 PM EST
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) announced that it opened its newest award-winning BBQ restaurants on February 9, 2009, in Scarborough, ME, and No. Las Vegas, NV. The new Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que(R) restaurant in Scarborough is located at 3 Cabela Blvd. and the phone number is 207-510-0025. The Famous Dave's in No. Las Vegas is located at 2630 E. Craig Rd. and the phone number is 702-399-8000.

"Opening new restaurants in Maine and Nevada on the same day really highlights Famous Dave's reach across America," said Christopher O'Donnell, President and CEO of Famous Dave's. "We're very excited to open our first location in Maine and to add to our strong presence in the Las Vegas metropolitan area."

Famous Dave's has won over 300 awards for everything from best ribs to best BBQ sauce to best cookbook. Famous Dave's Rib Team regularly competes in rib competitions across the country, and has raked in 1st place awards at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada, the Rib America Indianapolis Rib Fest and many, many more.

About Famous Dave's. Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) develops, owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants. Famous Dave's has 173 locations in 37 states. Its menu features award-winning barbequed and grilled meats, an ample selection of salads, side items and sandwiches, and unique desserts. For more information, visit

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical, including but not limited to statements regarding the timing of our restaurant openings and the timing or success of our expansion plans, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, which may cause the company's actual results to differ materially from expected results. Although Famous Dave's of America, Inc. believes the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectation will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Famous Dave's expectation include financial performance, restaurant industry conditions, execution of restaurant development and construction programs, franchisee performance, changes in local or national economic conditions, availability of financing, governmental approvals and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's SEC reports.

SOURCE: Famous Dave's of America, Inc.

For Famous Dave's of America, Inc.
Pat Courtemanche, 612-746-1776