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Dinosaur Bar-b-que

246 W Willow St #248, Syracuse, NY - (315) 476-4937
Heralded as a "Genuine Honkey Tonk Rib Joint", the Dinosaur features Americana at its best - Bar-b-que and Blues music. Featuring various regional styled chicken, beef, pork, and upstate NY specialties like Syracuse Style Salt Potatoes.
100% Approval Rating (59 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Big Ass Pork Plate
Tres Hombre (Pulled Pork, Quarter Rack, Brisket)
Bar-B-Que Pork Ribs (3/4 Rack)
Bar-B-Que Beans
BBQ Ribs
Pork Carolina Style (sandwich)
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Tomato Cucumber Salad
"WILD" Garlic Chipotle Bar-B-Que Wings (Six)
Fried Green Tomatoes (Small)

Highlighted Reviews

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Gail Brown
April 20, 2006
"Dinosaur is one of our must-stops when visiting family in Rochester, NY. We've had BBQ in the South and in other parts of the country and this joint (there really is no better word for Dinosaur) ranks right up with the best. Smoky, tender meat and flavorful sides - ..."   [Read More]
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tara velt
November 09, 2005
"I used to eat at Dinosaur when I lived nearby (sort of - I drove 60 miles to get there), and never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is fantastic, as is their selection of "adult" beverages. I love the place, although I would prefer to have the corn bread served hot, ..."   [Read More]
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Matthew Sadler
September 26, 2005
"Heralded as a "Genuine Honkey Tonk Rib Joint", the Dinosaur features Americana at its best. By that I mean, the restaurant excels in two of America's greatest inventions: Blues music and Barbeque. Located in the most unlikely of places, Upstate New York, the Dinosaur ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

246 W Willow St #248, Syracuse, NY
(315) 476-4937

http://www.dinosaurbarbque.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Dinosaur's spare ribs (NOT baby backs) are long-smoked and meaty.
"Dinosaur's spare ribs (NOT baby backs) are long-smoked and meaty."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





The pulled pork is a smoky pile of shreds and chunks.
"The pulled pork is a smoky pile of shreds and chunks."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Wings come in a variety of styles.  These were grilled with garlic chipotle sauce.
"Wings come in a variety of styles. These were grilled with garlic chipotle sauce."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


This tender pulled pork sandwich melts in your mouth on contact.
"This tender pulled pork sandwich melts in your mouth on contact."
Stephen Rushmore


Marinated tomatoes and cucumbers make a very suitable side dish to smoky Q.
"Marinated tomatoes and cucumbers make a very suitable side dish to smoky Q."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


The beans taste better than they look.  They are generously laced with shreds of barbecue.
"The beans taste better than they look. They are generously laced with shreds of barbecue."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Dinosaur is an easy hop off the interstates for those passing through Syracuse.
"Dinosaur is an easy hop off the interstates for those passing through Syracuse."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Motorcycles at the storefront of a BBQ joint is usually a good sign of things to come.
"Motorcycles at the storefront of a BBQ joint is usually a good sign of things to come."
Stephen Rushmore


Dinosaur BBQ Rochester
"Dinosaur BBQ Rochester"
jackie perrin


Cyclists receive special parking privileges at the Rochester restaurant. All others are on their own.
"Cyclists receive special parking privileges at the Rochester restaurant. All others are on their own. "
jackie perrin


Peanut butter creme pie with dark chocolate ganache topping - Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Rochester
"Peanut butter creme pie with dark chocolate ganache topping - Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Rochester"
Marvin Nakashima



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