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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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$$ - $$$
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246 W Willow St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1040
+1 315-476-4937
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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adams center
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is very good,however,due to the location,parking can sometimes be an issue,but,the food is well worth the sometimes inconvenience. The atmosphere is casual, waitress are friendly.If you come at lunch time, be prepared for a wait

Thank sandy c
Washington DC
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Noisy, popular and serves just good eats of barbeque. If you want a filling meal with all your favorites this is the place to be. Service was fantastic, and in spite of being graduation weekend, we were seated as within 15 minutes.

Thank Leonore1005
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reasonable price and fun atmosphere! Dinosaur is definitely a place to visit with friends and savor a perfect BBQ. Even the deviled eggs were fantastic! Recommended for sure!

Thank Leslie K
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My hometown BBQ joint - it doesn't get any better than Dino BBQ! The pulled pork, the brisket, the fish, the mac n cheese... there is no wrong decision here. Belly up to the bar, enjoy some live music and stay a while. Dino is where its at!

Thank cookcamera
Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great BBQ restaurant - some of the best collard greens I have ever had - if you are a BBQ fan great place to go

Thank lesliegb2017
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place. If you're coming to Syracuse its a must stop. One of the originals! Great BBQ and Great Fun In the summer time they have an outdoor seating area that incredibly relaxing.... and a lot quieter!!!!

Thank UpstateFoodie2
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have had them cater a lot of events for us...always reliably good. In house all the food is excellent...very cool atmosphere. Gets busy on weekends and even week days at the dinner rush.

Thank Bassmd22
coopersburg pa
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198 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thankfully we arrived early enough on a Friday evening that we didn't have to wait for a table. Our server was prompt and attentive. The menu is very large with lots of choices. I selected the rib steak with baked beans and a salad. Steak was large and cooked as requested. It was very good as were the sides. I... More 

Thank Cindy K
Syracuse, New York, United States
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359 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to the Dinosaur numerous times and never had a bad meal.They offer plenty of BBQ from chicken and ribs to, I am told, tofu that is making an entrance on the menu. Steaks are excellent. Burgers are great. Sides are very good (I especially like the mac salad, the BBQ beans and the tomato and cucumber salad. Corn... More 

Thank Warren F
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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200 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun and very laid back atmosphere with outstanding BBQ food, nice beer selection, and great service.

Thank Rich M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 W Willow St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1040
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-476-4937

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?