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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
15853259127
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 741
    Excellent
  • 404
    Very good
  • 98
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
No Bones About It

Every time we take our son back to college in Rochester NY we always head to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for our first meal to treat ourselves for the 7 hour drive from Detroit. What ever you choose you won't be disappointed. The sides are all amazing but we usually get the Mac and Cheese.. Maybe two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
karlahr
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Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time we take our son back to college in Rochester NY we always head to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for our first meal to treat ourselves for the 7 hour drive from Detroit. What ever you choose you won't be disappointed. The sides are all amazing but we usually get the Mac and Cheese.. Maybe two servings of it as our... More 

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Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always enjoy bars, and eateries that are in the city. however this one is for guys and their motor cycles, it's very male, and not much fun. the food is good, drinks are ok, but pricey.

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Thank L C
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just ate at the Dinosaur in Rochester, NY and as usual it did not disappoint. I live in the area and the Dinosaur is the best Bar-B-Que around. Everything is great the ribs, the pulled pork, brisket and the chicken. It has a nice relaxed atmosphere and a good beer selection besides. The only downer, because it is so good,... More 

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Thank S0phi3c3c3
FAIRPORT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When in Rochester, NY, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is the place to enjoy ribs and anything barbequed. And, don't forget to load up on the sides.

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Thank WILLIAM F
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a few restaurants you can always go to in Rochester and expect overall consistency. Decent beer selection with local tributes. Fall off the bone ribs. Fun atmosphere. Still delicious as always...but PLEASE! Bring back the pulled pork nachos!!!

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Thank Amy Y
Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is always busy, but well worth the wait. Between the great customer service, best food around town and cool bands they have come in, your experience I have faith will be nothing but the best. !

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Thank Elizabeth R
Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food! Great service! Love this place for casual dinner with family or friends.. They even have live music on certain evenings!!! Honestly you can't go wrong with anything you order!!! So just grab your friends/family and go!!!

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Thank Aliphoto
Rochester
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One (if not my) Favorite places to eat! Fantastic, never a bad meal; fantastic staff! I would highly recommend their BBQ Brisk!

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Thank SAP_AEW
Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have lunch here at least once a week with coworkers, as it's within walking distance of our office. The food is always tasty and the service is quick and friendly. Instead of an entree I usually order four of their yummy sides--which at around $11.00 including a soda is very reasonable. The mac & cheese is my favorite. The... More 

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Thank MelissaS44
Greece, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat/drink. Great location on the edge of the river. Usually packed which means long wait time to get a table but its expected with this type of restaurant. Never had any issues with the food. Always delicious.

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Thank Nick P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 15853259127

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?