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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
585-325-9127
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 82
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  • 22
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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
Highly recommend

AWESOME bbq food - has nothing to do with dinosaurs. But the serving are so large, I just they could be fed to hungry dinosaurs. We had the big sampler platter for our family - we especially liked the ribs, the Cajun corn side, the cucumber-tomtato salad - but everything was great. Service was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Tamara E
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haddon Heights
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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haddon Heights
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

AWESOME bbq food - has nothing to do with dinosaurs. But the serving are so large, I just they could be fed to hungry dinosaurs. We had the big sampler platter for our family - we especially liked the ribs, the Cajun corn side, the cucumber-tomtato salad - but everything was great. Service was lightning fast.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our family was visiting a University of Rochester student, and we went to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que based upon an RIT alumnus recommendation. We were pleasantly surprised, not only because the decor was interesting (in a former train station), but also because it turned out to be in a historic area, next to an entrance to an abandoned subway entrance. The food... More 

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Just love this place.. love the music, the setting and the very mixed crowd it draws. The nachos are excellent, smoked wings, mac n cheese yummo! The wait can be long but the food comes right out once you are seated. Only problem is smelling all that food while you wait !

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Woodside
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for lunch and even though from the outside, you have to walk in through a fence and a parking lot, inside it was a quaint rustic space. A full bar too. The service was quick, friendly and Hope made every effort to make me feel welcome. I had the BBQ pork, beans and cole slaw and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Always great food. Cool atmosphere. The local go-to spot for good bbq. Never have any complaints about the food or service.

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Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Eat there three times, enjoyed it so much! Service was outstanding, never had to wait for a table. Reasonably priced. Good variety of items on menu.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Dinosaur BBQ was highly recommended by several people. The food was tasty,and the portions were big. I had the chopped bbq. Enjoyed the corn bread. Hated the mac and cheese. It was gummy, full of pepper, and not right for my southern palate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I have been here many many times and each time is very good. There a number of things to choose from as well as a gluten free menu if you're into that. The only negative would be the bathroom , I personally don't find random writing on the wall attractive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great food and nice staff. Came in very late but we where seated by the hostes. Best BBQ place in Rochester.

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Stormville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I had no idea this was a chain! Who sees biker dudes pulling up in droves to a chain restaurant? So we decided to eat here after a long day at the Strong Museum of Play and we had an HOUR wait on a Thursday night. The food must be good or it's the only place for miles to grab... More 

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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, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen

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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: 585-325-9127

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?