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“If I could give it 6 stars I would!!”
Review of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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Ranked #65 of 13,935 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 12th Avenue
Transit: 1 train @ 125th Street
Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

I dined here as part of a couple whilst n New York for a week. It came highly recommended on trip advisor and didn't disappoint!

On arrival we were told we would have to wait up to 1 hr 45 mins for a table. We had a few drinks at the bar and were called after an hour.

The server was great, even though it was so busy she was very patient and explained the menu clearly. We never felt rushed.

The food was simply out if this world especially the ribs. The xhicken was also divine and you have to try the mac and cheese side!

We left saying it was one of the best meals of the week at a reasonable price. Also we noticed that beers are cheaper here than other places we've eaten

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Reviewed December 3, 2012

For anyone who's spent time in the Midwest, you'll know that BBQ comes in a variety of flavors and preferences. I learned this when I moved to Missouri from Texas.

On my most recent trip to visit my Midwest transplants at their now-NYC home, everyone was pleased with DInosaur BBQ. Friends from St. Louis, friends from KC, and yes, even me (Texas has its own style).

On our visit, we sat in the bar and ordered both drinks and dinner. Among the dishes sampled were the pulled pork sandwich, ribs, catfish, churrasco chicken, and a number of sides. Macaroni and cheese was a big favorite at our table. We also all had

The atmosphere of the restaurant - and the bar in particular - was great. Warm and boisterous, but not so loud that you can't hear your waiter/waitress. And I can't say enough about the service. We were warned that it might take up to an hour to get our food because of how busy they were, but we received it within half an hour and our waitress got everything absolutely perfect. The bar staff, too, was very accommodating and agreed to make a particular drink for us after double-checking on the ingredients with us, and it was perfect.

Our bill was a little high for this type of restaurant, even for New York, but not because of the prices - because we ordered so many drinks. They're a good value for the amount of liquor you get in each drink, especially if you're only having one or two with dinner, but you might want to go somewhere else for a leisurely happy hour. The great news about the bill was that they had no qualms about charging whatever amounts we asked to however many cards, as long as it added up!

Yes, I know it's one of those places that everyone tells you to try, but there's a good reason - it can please (and accommodate) a large group without issue.

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Reviewed November 18, 2012

We went to the one in Harlem. Took subway to 125 street and walked down toward the river. Opens at 11 and serves lunch from 12
Great atmosphere, food was brilliant! Do try the fried green tomatoes! We had the famous pork skit,very filling, good meat.
Well worth a trip

Thank flekim
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Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

We visited here during a brief trip to New York and it met all the tests of great Bar-b-que. I sampled the Tres Hombres platter with pork chicken and beef and it was off the hook. Great selection of sauces and world class sides, led by Mac N Cheese, Cajun Potato Salad and Sweet Potatoes

You don't want to miss this true bar-b-que experience just outside of Harlem near the Hudson River..

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Thank mderman
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

a perfect bbq style tavern, with a wide choise in the menu and affordable prices.
after a nice walk through harlem, it has been a pleasure having lunch here.
nice atmosphere, good steaks and good beers !

Thank E507
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