About Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Buffalo
Award winning, Southern-Style Pit-Smoked BBQ featuring ribs, chicken, pork & brisket. Full bar with 20 local, regional and seasonal draft beers. Dine-In and Takeout. Open 7 days a week. Reservations taken for parties of two to 10. Half the dining room is held open for walk-in guests. We also offer free parking for our restaurant in the lot directly behind the restaurant in stalls designated for the Dinosaur. Parking times are Monday thru Friday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday all day until 2 a.m.
Catering is available.
Hours of Operation:
Closing early Christmas Eve, closed on Christmas Day
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Half the dining room is held open for walk-in guests.
W. Chippewa St.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free parking available at 65 west Tupper (corner of Tupper and Franklin) available Monday - Friday, 6:00pm - 2:00am and Saturday and Sunday, all day until 2:00am.
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Buffalo Ratings and Reviews
Good BBQ menu, excellent drink selection ...
Good BBQ menu, excellent drink selections. Great, friendly service. A very good, consistent place for drinks and BBQ. Especially like their spicy recipe for black eyed peas as a side dish. Have gone there several times, and will stop back again. Very noisy atmosphere on Friday dinnertime.
We had been to a Dinosaur BBQ before, bu ...
We had been to a Dinosaur BBQ before, but this was our first visit to the Buffalo location. We were very pleased with the experience. We were seated promptly and our server, Michelle, was friendly and attentive, but not hovering. She was able to answer all our questions about the menu choices and got our order in as soon as we were ready. The food was excellent and we were able to finish and pay our bill in plenty of time to make the theater performance we were going to that evening. We will definitely be back!
Wrong food came out, found long human ha ...
Wrong food came out, found long human hair in food, all that was done was new fries were brought out. Meat was very fatty. Left hungry. Server was very friendly and offered free dessert. Overall not impressed, won't be returning.
First time to a Dino BBQ. Food was good ...
First time to a Dino BBQ. Food was good quality and price (ribs were fantastic). Liked the live music. Booth location in bar area restricts the view of stage, should consider lowering or removing it. Music (not band, but regular) was way too loud. The music selection was not the best, which made it worse. Already a loud environment with the crowd, lights, signage, etc., music level in addition had me debating leaving (and I was there to see a band..lol). Overall a good experience and will recommend...especially if going to game/event/show/dancing or drinking in downtown afterwards.
A great BBQ place with a great location ...
A great BBQ place with a great location downtown with inexpensive parking nearby. My 1/2 chicken was flavorful, juicy, and tender. The baked beans, cornbread, and gumbo were nice sides. The cole slaw was good but I prefer a different style. The staff was very attentive and pleasant. I was there with 5 other friends. Everyone enjoyed the meal and experience.
My wife and I used to go all the way to ...
My wife and I used to go all the way to Rochester for this food. Only going 2 to 3 times a year. NOW, having this one in Buffalo makes it easy to go more often. Love the menu and the prices. Food is outstanding. I have yet to find another barbeque as good?
Had a great time, food was unbelievable. ...
Had a great time, food was unbelievable. Loved everything we ate. Sampler with fried green tomatoes was awesome. Sweetheart deal was to die for. Everything was so tasty. Beer flat board samplers were a nice touch for the boys.
Have been wanting to go here for some ti ...
Have been wanting to go here for some time. The restaurant is really nice inside and loved the use of the old building. Very well appointed. The food was just ok. I was expecting a knock your socks off BBQ. The pork was just ok. The mac n cheese way too salty. Chefs should always taste the food before serving it.
We took my parents for the Geeks Who Dri ...
We took my parents for the Geeks Who Drink trivia night, and we loved it! The food at Dino BBQ is awesome. The portions are massive, and everything is delicious. They had a nice selection of beer - I got the Fat Tire and loved it. The ribs are fantastic, and I really like their mac n cheese side dish. Everyone was really happy and we really enjoyed the trivia too!
Easy reservations, seated immediately, s ...
Easy reservations, seated immediately, server was amazing, manager stopped by to check on and correct a slightly over-fried app, sent out a slice of pie for my niece's birthday, great first visit to Dinosaur BBQ!
Excellent Bar-B-Que Many selections to c ...
Many selections to choose from, all excellent and tasty. Service is outstandingly good. We had small children with us, and they were accommodated with no problems. One member of our party is gluten free, and she was also especially accommodated. We all recommend Dinsaur Bar-B-Que and eat there whenever we are in town.
Dino BBQ is the go-to barbecue in all of ...
Dino BBQ is the go-to barbecue in all of Western New York. I've been several times and the food is consistently fresh, authentic, and consistently high-quality. Atmosphere is terrific and prices are reasonable considering how much great food you get.
Dino BBQ had just the fun atmosphere we ...
Dino BBQ had just the fun atmosphere we wanted! Upbeat and helpful staff, great fried green tomatoes, brisket and rib combo cooked just right. Reasonable prices make this a good find.
The manager was fantastic! He greeted us ...
The manager was fantastic! He greeted us, as the host was elsewhere. He was extremely friendly and made sure we were seated as soon as possible because he knew my husband was very hungry. Excellent food, excellent prices, excellent service!
First time at the buffalo location ,was ...
First time at the buffalo location ,was seated very fast, waiter was very attentive food fast and very good, was very easy to get to from the 190,didnt realize you had a parking lot till after i paid to park.we come in from east of lockport and will definitely be making more trips to Dinosaur
Went to the Dinosaur for my son's birthd ...
Went to the Dinosaur for my son's birthday. There were 6 of us in our party. We were quickly greeted and seated. The staff was friendly and attentive. We started with 2 orders of nachos as an appetizer. While good, I thought that the serving on each plate of nachos was a bit stingy. I had a combo platter consisting of pulled pork, shrimp and brisket. The pulled pork was not very flavorful and I was quite surprised at the amount of fat on my brisket. The shrimp was good. One of my sides was coleslaw. It too was very lacking in flavor. We are from the area and in the past would drive all the way to Rochester to dine at the Dinosaur. To be fair, my wife did enjoy her combo of ribs and chicken. It has been a few years since we visited the Rochester location, but we remember it being better. Not sure if the difference is the location or changes driven by costs.
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