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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

224 Market St., Newark, NJ
862-214-6100
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Ranked #15 of 453 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Allendale, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Gross Sysco gravy on poutine. Half chicken entree that was 2/3 bones. Big Azz pork platter with everything cold and nothing big. Only redeeming value was waiter explaining how local restaurants are including gratuity automatically on guest checks and to keep an eye out for it. Business partner and self had weird gastro issues and feeling of tongue covered in... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had eaten at the Harlem location several times and was never disappointed, so I was happy to see a branch open in Newark, NJ. My son and I stopped in on the way to a soccer match for a late lunch/early dinner. There were no problems getting a seat (although I had made a reservation), and the service was... More

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Whippany, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

All things being even this place needs TONS of help. From the front end to the waiters and the inconsistent food this place is a horror show. You can't get the same quality of food here back to back no matter how many times you come. I try to give them my business but they fail time and time again.... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a pleasant surprise, I kept passing it till one day I decided to stop in and to my surprise the food and the service was exceptional. Soul food that reaches your soul and drinks that makes you want to keep them coming. All in all a great time and experience and would definitely return a few times with some... More

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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181 reviews 181 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had been to the original Dino in Syracuse many times, but this was our first time in Newark. The food was good, but not as good as I remember at the original. Still, it's great BBQ for NJ. While we waited for our table before a recent Devils game, some guys we were talking with at the bar cautioned... More

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New Jersey
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280 reviews 280 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My son and I spent 45.00 for 2 people to get delivery in Newark. The quality and flavors were worth the money. My only complaint was the brisket on the Brisket Platter. It was skimpy fpr 17.00. The Fried Green Tomatoes were a 10, in flavor and the dipping sauce. The Chop Chicken Salad had plenty of flavor. The Black... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Great BBQ if u are in the Newark NJ area!!! U will not be sorry!!! No need to go to the Midwest when there is BBQ here like this on the east coast!!! Enjoy dinasour BBQ

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

1st time - tried the brisket - it was good. Pretty decent menu. Sampled the catfish - was good. Food wasn't bad...not great..but good. I will return if in area. Nothing spectacular. Sides were decent.

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Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great Brisket and friend green tomatoes. Love this spot near Newark's Prudential Center…..Lots of other BBQ Special dishes with generous size portions. Loved the beer and drink specials as well.

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

some reviewers had bad things to say about this place, yes it can get noisy and busy, but that is half the buzz imo, the beers were fantastic, the waiting staff involved us in our choices of food and beer, in all a great time , we visited three times in a week and will be back if we are... More

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Additional Information about Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Address: 224 Market St., Newark, NJ
Phone Number: 862-214-6100
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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