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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

) #8 of 525 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
224 Market St, Newark, NJ 07102-3708
+1 862-214-6100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brisket” (49 reviews)
“wings” (38 reviews)
“gumbo” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 Market St, Newark, NJ 07102-3708
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11 - 20 of 342 reviews

Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Went here last night for dinner. Got the brisket plate & 1/2 bird plate. Sides sweet mashed, sautéed greens, coleslaw & salad. Best food ever! I was impressed with everything that I ate & my boyfriend also loved it. Everything was perfectly cooked & tasted...More

Thank Rye E
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch while in town on business. I got the brisket sandwich with cooked greens as my side. The sauce on the brisket was amazing and the meat was super tender. Will definitely be coming back here on my trips to...More

Thank Nathan D
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Service was very good. Tony our server was attentive and very knowledgeable of menu items. BBQ was average compared to others. Husband had ribs, I had southwest bowl - interesting and good. Location is in walking distance from the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in...More

Thank Dale M
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Our order was way too dry and overcooked. I only went the one time because of this. People like to eat and drink there before events at Prudential center since it is right around the corner.

Thank snders2016
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Having loved my trip to the DBBQ in Harlem, I had been warned that the Newark outpost was a little lacking, but it seemed like a sensible option for a quick bite before a show at NJPAC. We made a 6:15pm reservation through Opentable and...More

2  Thank wheelie07042
Reviewed April 29, 2017

The food was excellent! Luckily, my group of 10 people were not in a hurry because the service was extremely slow.

Thank egouge
Reviewed April 23, 2017

I have been to 2 other Dinosaurs including the one in Syracuse which is the best. The Newark version is a far cry from the road house biker vibe of the Central New York forebear but harbors its own vibe that reminds me more of...More

1  Thank K2E1
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Dinosaur BBQ is located near the Pru Center. I was in Newark on business and was looking for something quick to take out. 2 blocks from my hotel I found Dino BBQ - I was not disappointed! The Korean BBQ beef ribs were amazing -...More

Thank opalkramer
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

My son came up from Alanta we had dinner there and it was off the chain very very good he says just as good as the ribs in Atlanta or better 4 thumbs and a half up Service was very professional enjoy the surroundings very...More

Thank D8571YFmargaretb
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit one of these we are pleased. Bbq wings to start, ribs and chicken platter for dinner. Beer is cold, service is good. Great place.

Thank PTycz
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Nearby Attractions
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569 reviews
.08 miles away
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.37 miles away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Anh T
Is there parking around Dinosaur Bar-B-Que?
January 31, 2015|
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Response from Liz P | Property representative |
These folks pretty much summed it up. It can be pricey to park on event nights at the Prudential Center.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Market St, Newark, NJ 07102-3708
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 862-214-6100
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