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Dinosaur Bar-B-que

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377 River Street, Troy, NY
+1 518-308-0400
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Portland, Maine
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Family visit. Excellent service. Great drinks, we had Arnold Palmers with unsweetened tea. Cane sodas. Full rack of ribs, meat falling off bone delicious! Pulled pork sandwich excellent. Pouting fries delicious. Mac n cheese side is good, a bit unique, maybe the cheese blend, but great. EvUse it was different. Great fries.

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Thank workoutfoodie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with my family at Dinosaur BBQ on a busy Saturday evening. We were able to get a table after a short wait time. The server (Nick) was very nice and courteous. He even brought some Mac N Cheese for my daughter to try, because she wasn't sure if she wanted to order it. I don't remember the last... More 

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Virginia
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Selected a 3-meat combo to get a chance to try several meats. The BBQ sauce was good, the meets tasty, but the sides were not really up to snuff. Curry cauliflower was the side of the day (unusual), but had too much curry. The mashed potatoes were dry.

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Thank DragonLady13
Schoharie
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped into Troy D-Saur before seeing an evening show in Troy. I've been to other D-Saur's, so knew the menu and what to expect. Wasn't let down. My combo plate of ribs and pulled pork was awesome. The fried green tomatoes were great; our waitress served them with blue cheese along with their typical ranch dressing - I think I... More 

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Thank Long_time_local
Madison, Connecticut
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not heard of the Dino BBQ until I was just leaving to head up to Lake Placid. Someone from work recommended it, so I stopped on my way and sat at the bar. Had a great lunch with a beer. I had one of the daily specials which mixed a couple smoked meats. It was great, and I... More 

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Thank Rob M
wynantskill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold beer, Good food, Friendly service. Looking forward to the next visit. Large portions at a good price this place has it. It does help to like barbeque and beer and waitstaff. Life is good.

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Thank Russell C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service started off poor, but the waitress really redeemed herself and made it a solid atmosphere. My issue is that this site and the restaurant hype this place as the best restaurant in Troy and "the best BBQ in America according to GMA." Being from the Missouri, I was excited but cautiously optimistic. The food came out quick and... More 

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Thank Jackson H
Saugerties, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spend most of my Spring, Summer and Fall with a group of nutty Bikers. We do BBQ. If we are on the bikes, BBQ is on the menu! This place is overall Our FAVORITE BBQ in the Tri State Area if not the entire North East! Atmosphere is great. Staff is always fun and friendly! And the BBQ is... More 

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Thank import1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As my boyfriend and I were leaving Troy to go back home we stopped at dinosaur bar-b-que and had a great meal wasn't to busy would come back with warmer weather. Casey was a great waitress and it was a really great environment.

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Thank Nicole P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like this place a lot. Great BBQ. Great bar. Very consistent huge portions. Beef brisket and a micro brew beer is all you need. Have been to this place meany times very consistent . Fun place all around. Great for kids and families.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 River Street, Troy, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-308-0400
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phone number is: 518-308-0400

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?