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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
+1 585-325-9127
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Angeles City, Philippines
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the classic pulled pork sandwich platter with the daily special sides. Yum! Definitely worth the terrible parking.

Thank Heather S
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went the day before easter and it was jam packed. We enjoyed a couple beers outside while waiting for our table. The staff was friendly and the food was amazing. I have visited dinosaur barbecue and enjoyed the food in buffalo but the food at the Rochester location was even better. Short walk from several hotels in the downtown... More 

Thank Robin R
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoy downtown location. I would like to go there when there is live music. I had pulled pork, which was very good. Not great. My husband raved about his barbecue ribs. I do not like the plastic plates used for the meals. Portions I thought were small. I will return though.

Thank kmr47
Newark, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff. Reservations are easy to make from your cell. Our server was so much fun. She was very attentive. We never needed to ask for anything. Food is ALWAYS DELICIOUS! It comes out rather quickly after you order too. Try one of their 24 on tap beers. (My wife prefers the Rohrbach BlueBeary). The view of the rolling... More 

Thank Carmen F
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to wait 15 minutes for a seat at the bar on a Wednesday night which is not unusual because this place is often busy. When I got a seat I was quickly greeted, placed a drink order and looked over their menu. My food arrived in a timely manner and my drink was refilled. Renee the bartender poured... More 

Thank Berndog2001
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I truly enjoyed dining at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Restaurant. It's located right on the Genesee River downtown Rochester. The food is very good. There is a great selection of menu choices. I enjoy the many different Blues Band that play there. It's a fun and upbeat spot to have a great meal.

Thank mariemllry
Macedon, New York
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will love this place. If you like a great bar-b-que you've come to the right place. You won't ever be disappointment when you come here. Great place for lunch, dinner or catering. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is great.

Thank uphampam
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting with our granddaughter who attends graduate school in Rochester, she recommended this place. Food was amazing. I had chopped BBQ brisket. My husband had this, also. Granddaughter had catfish and Cajun corn. We really enjoyed the experience. Good service. We went early around 5:30 and we're lucky to get seated right away. Usually, there is a wait, according... More 

Thank sdori
Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food, great prices. What's not to like? Brisket is my favorite... At least until next time! A must stop if you're visiting from out of town.

Thank TJC57
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is as American as you can get but the food is of good quality and the atmosphere very laid back ! It's always busy and that's a good sign!

Thank Jipeval

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?