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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
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Ranked #5 of 1,300 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Ok, so, we're in Rochester, NY for a family wedding and six of us had Friday night free of obligations… Mother of the bride gave us a few "dining" suggestions so we called Dinosaur BBQ - they accept reservations for parties of six or more. I'm jaded when it comes to most BBQ establishments. Boy, was I shocked!! Very pleasantly I might add. Everything was superb from parking, to being greeted, seated and served. And, last but not least the food was amazing!!! Might just be the best BBQ I've ever had - and I've had a lot. The tastes were out of this world. If you're in Rochester, or any other city where they have a Dinosaur BBQ RUN don't walk. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

This place has a good reputation in Rochester and deservedly so. The BBQ is outstanding and the sides are well conceived and delicious. They do as much business in take out as in the restaurant - always a good sign! Try it, you'll like it.

Thank Jeff R
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

Awesome food. The sides may even be more delicious than the bbq. There is often a wait, so be prepared.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

In all fairness, I haven't traveled the country trying all the legendary BBQ places that America has to offer. But compared to the BBQ that I HAVE eaten in my lifetime, this definitely takes the #1 spot. The restaurant building is housed in an old railroad depot, right above the abandoned Rochester Subway, and directly next to the Genesee river. Very cool surroundings and things to look at while you look for parking and the subsequently wait for two hours to get a table. (I gave it six stars originally, but had to lower it to five because of the wait time :) Hint: you can wait at the picnic tables outside or at the bar inside. While you are waiting, go inside to the "Take-Out" window and order yourself some apps... kills the time, and takes care of a course while you're waiting. As for food recommendations... try it all. Seriously. The ribs are fall-off-the-bone delicious, and their CHICKEN WINGS are beyond ridiculous. All with their signature original house-made sauces. You can't go wrong. Oh, and did I mention they have live music every night? Yea... this place wins the game.

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Thank Jesse H
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

The aroma is enough to draw you in. The service is great, lively atmosphere, and wonderful food and drink.This restaurant has a large menu to choose from. Reservations are not accepted, so if you are not there when it opens for the day, expect a wait. Parking is on the street only, so hope for a close spot.

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