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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
585-325-9127
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Ranked #4 of 1,105 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Rochester, NY
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This time I ordered for take out. Great brisket & pulled pork. I have always had great food at this location, whether eating in or taking out.

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Northport, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've eaten at most of the branches of DINOSAUR in New York State and the Rochester branch is still my favorite. Consistency in the finished product is what I look for and this DINOSAUR never disappoints. When this place is busy (and trust me, that's pretty much all the time, 7 days a week) the wait for a table can... More 

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Long Island, NY
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

BBQ was good, not great. I have had better, but definitely give it a try if you like BBQ and are in the Rochester area. The atmosphere is fun and the prices reasonable.

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Rochester, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

While I have two favorite barbecue joints in Rochester, Dinosaur takes the prize for atmosphere and experience, being that they are in an OLD railroad station next to the Genesee River....and don't get me wrong, I love the food, but their closest competition only just nudges them out with their brisket and ribs. Dinosaur is a must if you are... More 

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Rochester, New York
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is some of the best barbecue you can get outside of the southern regions that are famous for it.

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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Took out of town friends here and even before you walk in the smell of the smokers grabs you. the atmosphere and the food are very authentic. The food was excellent and the service was good! It was crowded and we had to wait about 10 minutes for a table, but that was not bad!.The pulled pork was smokey and... More 

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is outstanding and plenty of it also. The place is warming and very friendly Also very clean

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Rochester, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I only recently visited the actual Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for the first time this summer. I'd always had it catered in at work. The restaurant is very cool inside and the service was great. It's a find for lunch time when it's not swamped with clientele on a Fri or Sat night.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

No issues with the restaurant in terms of food. It's BBQ and it is yum. But the restaurant is too small and way too crowded. Wait times are sometimes ridiculous. Nice surroundings with the falls though.

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Rochester, Ny
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family and I live in Rochester and have eaten here several times. There is often a wait but this place knows how to effectively manage a crowd. The atmosphere is always vibrant. The food is always good home-cooking. Plenty of choices. Wait staff is fun. We are never disappointed and promise that the wait is worth it.

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Additional Information about Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Address: 99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
Phone Number: 585-325-9127
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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