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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
+1 585-325-9127
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (232 reviews)
“cajun corn” (37 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is OK but over rated. Often not worth the wait for a table. We waited over an hour for a table when we arrived at 4pm. It's over way too loud to hear the people chat at your own table. However, our 9...More

Thank WineLady315
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the ribs and my husband had a brisket sandwich. Both were pretty good. Not Texas good, but good. The restaurant is upbeat and service was good. The main disappointment was the sides. The fruit looked like it had been sitting and my daughter...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dino's awesome. I've been many times for drinks, lunch, dinner, takeout, and bands. I've never had a problem. At busy times, you have to plan ahead because the wait can be long. Food is always good. Service is always good.

Thank merla55
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took 3 adults and four young children to lunch after a visit to the Strong museum and had a wonderful experience. It was a lovely day and we ate outside at a picnic table and there was a small area next to the table...More

Thank sbostons
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always great food, I enjoy the ribs as they are fantastic. Other folks got the combo which looked great also. Would totally recommend 😀

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simply put, the best BBQ ever!! The side dishes are consistently outstanding, as well. You will NOT be disappointed.

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ribs and sides were terrific. Their own sauce is finger lickin good, both regular and habenaro hot. The coleslaw is thick cut and the greens have a Smokey taste too, the baked beans have a bit of a kick. I have had BBQ in...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinosaur BBQ has fantastic ribs. The service was very good. The atmosphere is interesting overlooking the hydroelectric plant. I was disappointed with the sides- fries over cooked, baked beans weird flavor; mashed potatoes starchy and cornbread dull.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living close to the original Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse, NY, I am accustomed to their atmosphere and food. The Rochester version is much larger and still historic/industrial in appearance. Parking isn't bad; on street with meter was fine. Getting into the place and finding the...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived abt 4:30 pm ,on a wedsday afternoon.we found the restaurant,to be very enjoyable, clean, and friendly personal.the food selections and portions were excellent,an satisfried our hunger.we will be returning again.

Thank oldjeep96
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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