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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

This has to be by far the best barbecue in Rochester!!! The restaurant is small, and can be crowded, but it is worth every second. The food is is wonderful to your taste buds!! The meat was cooked perfectly and so flavorful, it was out...More

Thank mgudonis1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had this delivered to a location we were providing training. It was good but I’m told the experience of the restaurant is half of what makes it so good. It was good but I expected more from what I was hearing. The Mac and...More

Thank ashre28
Reviewed 6 days ago

I grew up in Rochester and must say am spoiled having Dinosaur BBQ right around the corner. Their food is always consistently delicious, their staff is always friendly and timely and the environment is fun! Prepare to wait, at my last visit (Saturday night)... we...More

Thank lommac1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spontaneously stopped in at Dinosaur BBQ when we passed through Rochester on our vacation. The first impression passing by the take-out counter was good. Menus on the wall and the smell of BBQ and smoke in the air. Staff was attentive, helpful and friendly....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have been to the Dinosaur previously and it was good. The ribs were tasty and the beer was cold. Tonight was not your best guys. The ribs were over smoked if that is possible or salted to death, they were on the dry side,...More

Thank freejoa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My field hockey player wanted BBQ so we were near Dino BBQ and walked in and were seated. It was busy. BBQ is always good but I think the popularity of this place has made them lose their touch with great BBQ. The ribs were...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This facility enjoys a scenic view of the Genesee River with seasonal outdoor seating. Three of us had BBQ meals with generous portion sizes. (some of which went home for another meal.) The restaurant offers a large number of BBZ choices, with daily specials.

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ribs are really good here also had the shrimp and sausage. The sausage was bit too complex for me had a lot of cumin and fresh herbs. Sides were ok. The cornbread was excellent.

Thank hang10surfer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is pretty good but the location is great. Not many choices to get food and listen to music in downtown Rochester. The Dinosaur is a fun spot .

Thank LoriWebster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went Saturday evening before NightHawks lacrosse game. Packed and had to wait for approximately 45 minutes, but well worth the wait. Absolutely great food and super staff. Highly recommend.

Thank shawnr418
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Questions & Answers
Antonio L. D
7 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
2 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 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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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