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About Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Rochester
Award winning Southern-Style Pit-Smoked BBQ in the heart of Downtown Rochester overlooking the Genesee River featuring ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, homemade sides and desserts. Full bar with local, regional and seasonal draft beers. Takeout also available 'til late.
Catering is available.
Rochester, NY 14604
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - midnight
Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Closes early Christmas Eve, closed on Christmas
$30 and under
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Rochester Ratings and Reviews
We made reservations for 4 in advance for the night before Thanksgiving, and would urge people to do this on any typically busy night. They were 20-25 min behind our reservation time, but our server was excellent and on top of getting our order in in a timely matter as we had tickets to a nearby show. We were also given a complimentary appetizer for 4 which was perfect. It was extremely busy, which led to a very loud and packed bar area, people were also waiting outside, but they did let patrons know it was a 2hr wait. Food was wonderful, and service was excellent
This was my first and probably last time eating at this establishment. The place was loud and over crowded. Reservation request for a booth was not met. Once sat, the hostess came back and told us that she made a mistake and that it wasnt our table so made me and my girfriend leave the table and go stand in the entry way another 15 minutes to then seat us in the bar area under the stairs...Not exactly the service I expected from such a talked about place. The pulled pork was good but the brisket tasted like lighter fluid. As mentioned earlier, first and last time eating here.
We arrived about a half hour early. When we arrived, the Dinosaur was quite crowded. The person at the reservation stand did not seem to recognize that we had reservations or knew about Open Table. Since I don't have a cell phone to show her, she told me she would do what she could. Then, right at 5:30, the time of our reservation, we were seated. So I guess the reservation worked fine, as it has in the past. (Maybe someone else straightened it out.) The food and drink at the Dinosaur is always excellent. Fall off the bone tasty ribs and their fried green tomatoes are the best. They also have a very good selection of craft beers including two of our favorite IPA's. Our server was right on the money. I can't say enough nice things about the Dinosaur. Rochester doesn't have much world class anymore, but the Dinosaur is just that.
Great food ! Love this place ! We didn't have to wait at all and our server Becky was very good . I couldn't decide between 3 sides I wanted so after I finally decided she brought me a sample of the one I didn't pick . She also knew we were going to an event so she made sure she was quick with out bill.
We were visiting from out of town and went there for our ananniversary. First time eating there. Wow! Who would've thought there was fantastic BBQ this far North! Some of the best BBQ we've ever had. So many great choices to choose from. Ended up getting a Trio plate with brisket, Baby back ribs and a hotlink, with sides of greens and mashed potatoes. Sublime! The service was friendly and superb. They went out of their way to get us a special table and accomodate us early since we showed up before our reservation. BTW, reservations are highly recommended for this outstanding eatery!
Not what it is cracked up to be. Just ok. The food all tasted very smokey. It is a BBQ place but not everything should taste like smoke. If you're a foodie, go elsewhere. If you're looking for a busy place with lots of hipsters, then this is the place to be.
Have come to dinosaur bar -be- que every time we come to Rochester. Always good food this time tried fried green tomatoes will definitely get them again they were delish. Our group also had chopped brisket sandwich, a burger and a brisket with Swiss no complaints.
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