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“Great food & free wifi”
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
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Ranked #22 of 5,459 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our bar-b-que is nationally acclaimed. Our food and sauces have won honors in publications such as Men’s Health and Eating Well magazines. We were named the country's Number One BBQ on Good Morning America and have been featured on various Food Network and Travel Channel shows. Our spice rub and a full line of specialty sauces are available throughout the country and in Europe and Japan. Our cookbook, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: An American Roadhouse, was voted as one of the best BBQ cookbooks in 2002 by the National Association of BBQ. At Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, fresh, homemade, and high-quality aren’t just catchwords, they’re our foundation. Our commitment to food quality and genuine hospitality is unyielding and intense. We pride ourselves on our loyal guests, employees, and being a great place to have fun and while sampling some of the best bar-b-que in the country. Our menu is firmly rooted in the traditions of Southern bar-b-que, but there are other influences that shape our flavors and give our food its own distinctive character. That’s one of the secrets of great bar-b-que -- staying committed to tradition, but finding your own stamp and signature.
Reviewed September 17, 2013

I was staying across the road at the Holiday Inn Express and was early to check in, so I was told by the hotel staff to come by here for lunch.

Staff were super friendly, I sat outside and had some great recommendations from my waitress. The Mac and Cheese side was delicious. The food is very filling. However, the prices are a bit on the higher side (more like prices that I see in Australia or Canada as opposed to the USA which is usually fairly cheap) - $15 incl tax & tip for a sandwich and side, no drink (just water).

Would have liked to go there for dinner instead but our limited time in NY didn't allow for that.

Free wifi available which was handy as my phone wasn't activated yet. Wish I had tried the poutine but you don't go to the USA from Canada to eat poutine...

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Thank Steph L
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

I had the 1/4 rack ribs, baked beans and greens! YUMMM!!!!! My husband and son both had the Tres Nino's. We went for lunch and it was an absolutely beautiful day in Brooklyn, so we ate outside. The service was amazing! There are so many restaurants to choose from, but this one is amazing. My son had eaten here before at night and had to wait 2 hrs to eat! We arrived when they opened and had no problems. I would recommend this to anyone who loves bar-b-q! They also have several beer choices. Their tea is delicious too!

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We were right across the street from this diner so we decided to check it out. There is outdoor dining but we preferred to dine inside. The ribs were succulent and juicy. Perfectly done. They offered an inviting atmosphere. Lighting was not so great but everything else was.

Thank allisonscatererers
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

food is excellent, unfortunately there was a 2 hour wait until we finally got our table, but the food was worth it :-)

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Thank HanneWerner
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Five of us hit this place on a Saturday about 5;30. We had reservations and were seated quickly. We ordered all over the menu and everything they brought to the table was tasty and delicious. From pulled pork, BBQ chicken and ribs, to fried tomatoes, wings, and burgers. The St. Louis style ribs had a great smoky flavor and the various sauces on the table give it that sweet/sour taste. The chicken was moist and succulent. The sides were equally excellent: great portions of potato salad, slaw, hot beans with pork, fries and so many more. This is a big sprawling place with outdoor seating as well. They have a Manhattan branch on 125th St. and moved here to Brooklyn in June of 2013. Service was very good throughout the meal. With 18 beers on draft, we all had a great time. The tab for everything was $170. Reservations can be made on Opentable.com

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Thank shellyf
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