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Dinosaur Bar-B-que

377 River St, Troy, NY 12180-3220
+1 518-308-0400
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
377 River St, Troy, NY 12180-3220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinosaur is always packed on a Saturday night, and I had heard good things about it, so I decided to give it a try. And packed it was, but I didn't care. I had heard good things and I was hungry. When seated I ordered...More

Thank PainterRob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place you need to stop at. Great BBQ, atmosphere and service! Pulled pork and ribs are a must. Live music is an added bonus when they have it! Mac and cheese is a side that always should be ordered.

Thank sdmc5769
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Thursday afternoon, when business was slow. The server was friendly and efficient. The bbq was fresh and tasty. Would recommend.

Thank rhodytraveler10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12 of us went down to see a show on a Friday night. About half went early to eat. Have even here several times before. In my opinion food is ok, nothing to rave about. My issue was about an hour after we got there...More

Thank sassiemama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is awesome. Sometimes you'll order a slider somewhere and get this anemic pile of stuff on dry bread. Their sliders are yummy as hell and not tiny at all. Their sauce is great - as are their ribs. And I had the...More

Thank Mitzi J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place occupies some beautiful prime real estate along the Hudson River. Great views only add to the atmosphere as the smoky smell of grilled goodness starts to seep into your senses. The draft selection is deep and compliments the menu. I enjoyed their “pick...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 6 February 2018

My parent's in law LOVE this place. I personally dislike EVERYTHING I tried so far from their menu. At least everyone there is nice.

Thank Tórtora-uutopic... N
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A last minute choice for dinner after a day on the road. Nicely laid out and decorated informal restaurant, with excellent service and food. I've had Dinosaur brand spices and sauces before, but it was a real treat to try them in the Troy location...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We came to town to see a show and had heard some good things about the chain in general, so we decided to give it a whirl. We had reservations and were seated quickly upon arrival. There are a fair number of things to look...More

Thank tektektek
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been in a while, decided to visit pre-concert, early seating. Sides were as usual outstanding, beer selection and service great, but BBQ meats not well prepared. I've always found their ribs to be so so, kind of dry and not very meaty. Better elsewhere....More

Thank Dadmanly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 River St, Troy, NY 12180-3220
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-308-0400
phone number is: 518-308-0400
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