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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 15, 2018 FAMOUS DAVE'S OF AMERICA, INC. You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote t h e s e s h a r es . T h i s c o m m u n i c a t i o n p r e s e n t s on ly a n overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. FAMOUS DAVE'S OF AMERICA, INC. 12701 WHITEWATER DRIVE SUITE 190 MINNETONKA, MN 55343 proxy materials and voting instructions. 0000372136_1 R1.0.1.17 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: March 20, 2018 Date: May 15, 2018Time: 3:00 PM CDT Location: Gray Plant Mooty 500 IDS Center 80 South Eighth Street Minneapolis, MN 55402


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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees 01 Anand D. Gala 06 Bryan Wolff 02 Joseph M. Jacobs 07 Richard Welch 03 Peter O. Haeg 04 Richard A. Shapiro 05 Jeffery Crivello The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4. 2. To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP, independent registered public accounting firm, as independent auditors of th e Company for Fiscal 2018. 3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the Company's executive compensation. 4. To approve an amendment to the Company's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares of common stock reserved for issuance from 700,000 shares to 1,000,000 shares. 0000372136_3 R1.0.1.17 Voting items