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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 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place it's all gold mine great food crowded long wait but it's supposed to be BBQ joints that are good are going yo be packed

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to the Dinosaur several times for drinks and lunch time sandwiches. It is always terrific but this month we brought a large group of ten for a Saturday night dinner. Definitely get a reservation and you will have a superb time! The...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is me and my family’s second time here and the food could’ve been great, but the corn bread was very cold and the ribs were crispy black under the sauce. My son’s burger was well done and he enjoyed it, but the French fries...More

Thank Reen0040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food great service some of the best food in Rochester huge portions you should try it out service was fast too

Thank C0mmDude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five first timers finally ate at this restaurant and we weren't impressed. One of the meals had so much fat and very little actual meat on the plate that the patron was disgusted. It seems that most of the seasonings tend to be on the...More

1  Thank bloommnd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, I do not claim to be a BBQ afficianado, but having lived and travelled throughout the South, I have eaten more than my share. In the North I'm pretty skeptical. This was recommended by locals so my wife and I checked it out. Very...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fun place for cassual informal food and drink 1970's road house bar decore with good blues at night. A spot to dance too!

Thank Robert Bruce L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been recommended this place as a must do in rochester and they were right. The decor as you walk in feels perfectly american and the atmosphere is very nice. As this was my first experience of any sort of american barbeque, so i...More

Thank luluazul24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s not always a wait, but if there is, its worth it! This place is our go to spot to bring out of towners! Never disappointed

Thank Luna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like the setting. I sat at a booth with a very nice view of the falls. The décor inside is also very rustic and authentic. I really enjoy what they are trying to achieve with the atmosphere. I wanted to try everything! I...More

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