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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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246 W Willow St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1040
+1 315-476-4937
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Scotia, NY
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in on a Sunday for lunch and got seated pretty fast. The Pulled Pork sandwich was great and the fries were very crunchy and tastes awesome!! Had to visit the home of Dinosaur BBQ and was not disappointed. Good kids menu too!!

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went for the first time in February. It is a neat place with great food. I had a sampler of ribs, pork, brisket and a side of wings. My wife had some traditional southern things and said it was the best food she has had in Syracuse.

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Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pulled pork sandwich was great, service was excellent, beer was cold! Ribs were good too. Never had a bad meal here

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten at this restaurant here in NYC and had always heard that the original was upstate. On this trip, I was so excited to eat here and it didn't disappoint. As always, I love their fried green tomatoes, extensive beer list and cocktails. It was a nice touch to see a live band there as well.

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Thank Kimberlie L S
Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food and a great atmosphere to enjoy it in with prompt service and curtious, friendly employe's , I would recommend this place to anyone who loves good barbecue dinners or lunch

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't resist going into any good-smelling mouth-watering BBQ place if I ever drive by any. But to be honest, I have not found anywhere up and down the east coast that beats this little place in town.

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Thank Yanli J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an awsome place to come for a cold beer on a warm evening. The selections of BBQ are tremendous as well as the flavor. This location is the original location of this growing chain. If you ride a bike (Harley) not (Schwinn). It's the place to go. There is always a spot for your bike.

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Thank James H
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Your trip to Syracuse or anywhere within 50 mile of Syracuse would not be complete without stopping at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner and a band to boot! Very busy on the night we visited however service was quick, food was great!

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner and I LOVE the beans and rice. My go to when I want to eat well and be satisfied! Will definitely go back again...and again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 W Willow St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1040
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-476-4937

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?