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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%
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“brisket” (240 reviews)
“cajun corn” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Court St, Rochester, NY 14604-1824
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had to try this barbecue - highly recommended by family members. Great pulled pork and corn bread. Not a fan of ribs but spouse really enjoyed them. Great atmosphere and downtown location.

Thank Beth I
Reviewed yesterday

We were with a group so we had an upstairs private room. The slow cooked tenderloin of beef was to die for! The seasoning was just perfect. Mac and cheese was good but it has quite a kick to it. Cole slaw was nice and...More

Thank jmasconi75
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The dinosaur barbecue house was a welcoming place to eat during my three-week stay in Rochester. Don't expect linen tablecloth. But bring your "A" game and lots of room in your stomach. because this place is going to knock your socks off. The collard greens...More

Thank Sincgars
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff and great service. Pulled pork platter was excellent. They even have poutine! Easy to get to - in downtown Rochester.

Thank mvezina1614
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Rochester, you will not be disappointed by the barbeque. In the Summer and Fall, it's really difficult to get in. The barbeque may not be Texas-style, but it comes really close. It is one stop that you won't want to miss. And...More

Thank DK B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and service great, but the atmosphere was very loud to me. Was as packed as usual but the crowd there were very loud. This wasn't a great place to talk during dinner

Thank richard g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go here. If you are going before a big show - go early. Amazing ribs. Delicious pulled pork. The best brisket. You'll thank me later.

Thank Constable82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinosaur BBQ is one of my favorite BBQ places in Rochester. Their food is always consistent and great!

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want good ribs and sides this is your place. My wife always gets their pulled pork and loves it. They have a cool environment and live music in the bar.

Thank melandjam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always liked this restaurant. Maybe not as good as you would get down south, but still really good.

Thank Elsieee
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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, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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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