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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
+1 585-325-9127
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (253 reviews)
“cajun corn” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
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Dinosaur BBQ is a great BBQ restaurant and watering hole. Everyone in town considers it the best. We ate there two nights, and both were fabulous. The beef and pork were wonderfully prepared and very tasty. The hamburger was cooked exactly as ordered, and the...More

Thank Wayne179
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting Rochester, NY for the 1st time and this was the first place we saw. Gotta love a bar-b-que place with 3 wild boars heads mounted over the doorway. Pulled pork sandwich was amazing. I had the New England clam chowder—this was a real treat...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good Barbecue, the Brisket is the best chose on the menu the service was exactly. We will be back to this place again

Thank Norbert L
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've already written a 5 star review of the Dinosaur, but our recent visit was noteworthy. Both of our Singlecut 18 watt IPA's were full to the very top of the glass. The sides that came with my 1/4 rib plate (I'm not a big...More

Thank BHM7248
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Dinosaur BBQ! Always great food! Everything is fresh, and done right! The service is great as well!

Thank michaelangley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold Day :-) The staff was welcoming and very friendly , I did not like the beer recommendation and the waiter just got me a different one. I enjoyed my time there and the food was (to much) but great. And I am from Texas...More

Thank mastrasser
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great restaurant! Turns out they take reservations, which was wonderful because there were 9 of us plus we went for lunch, and it was packed! The service was incredibly friendly and we enjoyed everything we ordered. Some of the highlights of the...More

Thank NatAtHome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess depending on the type of BBQ you like this could be ok but I didnt like it. For example the cole slaw was vinegar based, which I hated but if you like vinegar based coleslaw maybe it would have been ok. Overall I...More

Thank TexasCane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If in Rochester, go here now! Many do, so I hear waits are quite long, but by 8:30 on a Saturday, the wait was just 15 minutes. I started with Cajun deviled eggs. You should, too. The pulled pork and brisket rival any barbecue I’ve...More

Thank wicomet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and drinks are consistently fantastic here. Every time I travel to Rochester, I make my pilgramage here for BBQ. I always have to bring some of their wango tango sauce home for my son.

Thank Tommyrotten
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Questions & Answers
Antonio L. D
8 January 2017|
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Response from Liz P | Property representative |
Hi Antonio! As many of our friends mentioned, all our Dino Bar-B-Que restaurants have bars filled with great draft beers on tap, quality spirits, fine wines and qualified bartenders that can make any requested drink. See you... More
Gina B
3 December 2016|
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Response from Liz P | Property representative |
No, we do not have valet parking at the Rochester Dinosaur. There is a parking garage nearby. Call the restaurant at 585-325-7090 for more info on parking near the Dino.
3 October 2016|
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Response from Liz P | Property representative |
Hi Lea! We see our friends have answered your question. You may want to make reservations on a weekend or at a busy time, but it is not necessary. Our servers do a great job of getting people in, fed and taken care... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-325-9127
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