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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
585-325-9127
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Ranked #5 of 1,104 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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Kaysville, Utah
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122 reviews 122 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Everybody who lives there told us we had to go here and it was worth it. Plenty of food (we had lunch the next day from left overs). Good food, nice wait staff, fun atmosphere. Get there early, it fills up FAST! Great views of the river too.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went with a large group many of which were children. We were told it would be an hour wait which was fine and accurate. It was very busy and I can see why. While we waited we had the choice of many different beers on tap including the option of purchasing a growler. The portions were large and came... More

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Old Warden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Absolutely superb restaurant in atmosphere, service and great food. Wings and Brisket on this visit all washed down with a couple of superb beers. It was very busy on this visit yet service was prompt and friendly.

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New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place is biker heaven.You can park your bike in the bike corral right near the place.It's only for bikes.This food is some of the best BBQ in the city of Rochester.It seems like whatever you order you are going to like it.I have never been disappointed and you won't either

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Cheltenham
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76 reviews 76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I really really wanted to love this place. This is pure American BBQ overload. But.... The ribs did not fall off the bone, the brisket was a tad dry, the pulled pork was ok, the BBQ sauce was too sweet with not enough spice - the list goes on. Drinks were good and service excellent (I'd expect nothing less) but... More

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Palm Harbor, FL
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159 reviews 159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I knew when Rochester showed up on my schedule that I would return to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. I'd been there several years ago and it had left a good impression on me. This is an eclectic place, particularly at lunch time, when you could find yourself sharing a picnic table outside, weather permitting, with a couple of attorneys who arrived in... More

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Maitland, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

I have been there a couple of times and the food is always great. I am not quite sure about the sound level though. I brought some customers in and we almost could not listen to each other sitting on the same table. Great places for friends and chill out though. I do not recommend for business meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just an awesome spot with an incredible story and the food was just tasty! If you don't take the time to enjoy one of Rochester's best.... It's just something you should do!

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was less than accommodating for large groups but the food was tasty and the atmosphere fun. I wouldn't go back here again with a large group though...they will not take reservations for large groups and will not split bills. Otherwise, this place is fantastic (but very busy) for friends and family.

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Chicago
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

From out of town but have been twice. Offer ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork, wings. Sampled all and very good. Fried green tomatoes good. Would love to try catfish and shrimp but when in town once a year I just stick with the BBQ. With sides included, you get a huge amount of food.

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

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