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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 1,093 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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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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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Great Neck, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you are visiting Rochester, you must come to Dinosaur Ribs and have a feast in baby back ribs. The menu has plenty of options for non-rib lovers. The atomosphere is festive and the service is top notch. They have a nice variety of tap beer. Great for group and if you want to find out about your date, you... More

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Bonner Springs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in downtown Rochester, NY was one of the few restaurants that we found open in the evenings within walking distance of the Convention Center. Fortunately, it was a very good restaurant! My wife and I shared a combination dinner that included St. Louis ribs, pulled pork, chicken and their drunken spicy shrimp. It was hard to pick a... More

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Laconia, New Hampshire, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

we made reservations online (recommended)...fun atmosphere, amazing food, excellent waiter ....absolutely will go back on our next trip

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Macau, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Lunch special, which combines baby back ribs and 1/2 chicken, is really the best deal. Get there early to avoid the rush. Wow, they even have a basket of sauces on each table to add extra flavor. Outdoor seating available in summer, and river views from some tables inside. The barbecue taste is just excellent. Really. You'll want to come... More

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Atlanta, GA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A couple coworkers and I were told we had to eat here when we got into town. We sat down and ordered a few of the local ales. I ordered the 6 rib with cajun corn and bbq beans w/ pork. I'm telling you, I've eaten ribs at many places all around and these were top notch. They had a... More

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Almost in Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The smoky smell that can be detected from a block away must come from something else. BBQ flavored air freshener? Since the pulled pork was bland, the BBQ ribs undercooked -- the food could not have been the source of the smell. But at least the beer was cold and the selection decent. In fact, judging from the noisy crowd... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You have not truly experienced chicken wings until you have had the ones smoked at Dinosaur BBQ. All of their sauces are on the table waiting to be slathered on your wings. Just go there!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The BBQ and atmosphere at Dino. BBQ is just everything you could want. Service is great love music and insane portions of food and flavor! In the ROC.? Stop in for sure!!

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Williamsport
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great BBQ, reasonable prices, wonderful location, and an absolutely crazy atmosphere... It simply doesn't get any better than this. Our family regularly makes excuses to drive 3 1/2 hours to enjoy the experience. Thanks Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for the fun!

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Binghamton, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Walking up to the restaurant, I immediately started salivating. The smoky smell means good (and proper) BBQ, and I know I'm in for a treat. Try the deviled eggs or fried green tomatoes to start, then get a pork-sket with black beans and rice and the mixed greens with bar-b-blues dressing. SO GOOD!!

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