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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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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food reasonably priced. The location is also perfect. Loved the Mac & Cheese and of course the Ribs.

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to the Dinosaur two times during my five day stay in Rochester. Great place with really good food. It is crowded most nights, so be there in good time if you don't want to wait for a table. Music entertainment many nights in the...More

Thank Bjorn_JE
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best BBQ we have had,Great Food, Great atmosphere, Waitress was very nice and patient being it was our first time there. Awesome Beer selection and Seafood Gumbo was Great!!!!!

Thank j0shuachristian
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had to wait 45 minutes for a table for 6 but it was well worth it. The BBQ is excellent along with the service.

Thank cinni_41
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is good, the service not so much. We got seated than forgotten about the first time we were there. Second time, the barkeep totally ignored us on a not so busy day. Maybe I would do take out since the food is scrumptious,...More

Thank volvogrrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and environment to have drinks and food, particularly the steaks chicken wings and barbecue

Thank Akhilesh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service.Best bands for dancing after 10 pm, very busy so get there early.In downtown Rochester with views of river falls

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was on time and just as I had ordered it for catering of 20 people. I was a little uptight and will admit that but the delivery man was so professional and polite and assured me everything would be handled. He set everything up...More

Thank kevash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've had barbecue in Memphis and Kansas City so I was skeptical about this joints gaudy reviews. Tried ribs, brisket, pulled pork and sausage. Excellent meats! Sauce good. Sides of beans, collards, mac n cheese absolutely fantastic. Very busy on our Memorial Saturday visit but...More

Thank CesarGeranemo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town for a college graduation and looking for a place to relax, eat well and visit. This place fit the bill. Food comes in large portions. We ordered the barbecue family style (feeds 4-6) served on a big cookie sheet. Huge. We washed...More

Thank Ron L
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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