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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

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224 Market St, Newark, NJ 07102-3708
+1 862-214-6100
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was excellent! Luckily, my group of 10 people were not in a hurry because the service was extremely slow.

Thank egouge
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to 2 other Dinosaurs including the one in Syracuse which is the best. The Newark version is a far cry from the road house biker vibe of the Central New York forebear but harbors its own vibe that reminds me more of a Southern rib joint which is cool. The staff are super friendly. The service is... More 

Thank K2E1
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinosaur BBQ is located near the Pru Center. I was in Newark on business and was looking for something quick to take out. 2 blocks from my hotel I found Dino BBQ - I was not disappointed! The Korean BBQ beef ribs were amazing - just the right amount of sauce and virtually no fat at all. The beef brisket... More 

Thank opalkramer
Newark, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son came up from Alanta we had dinner there and it was off the chain very very good he says just as good as the ribs in Atlanta or better 4 thumbs and a half up Service was very professional enjoy the surroundings very pleasant people happy and friendly

Thank D8571YFmargaretb
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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374 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit one of these we are pleased. Bbq wings to start, ribs and chicken platter for dinner. Beer is cold, service is good. Great place.

Thank PTycz
Denville, New Jersey
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there before a local concert last week. Reservations on a concert night are an absolute must do.....we had them but many didn't. The waiter was friendly enough but forgot items that we had asked for and forgot the order that they were to arrive. The barbecue was good, but not superior, the sides were small but tasty... More 

Thank Dan M
Newark, New Jersey
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good barbecue, often crowded on event nights, some of the sides are amazing. Try to eat on a non-event night so that you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere. Otherwise, it's crowded, chaotic and the wait for both a table and dinner may take longer than you'd like.

Thank Lamouria B
Newark, New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Winter dinosaur Grill after Devils game and wait a little bit not unusual but when we sat down the waiter at this what we want didn't bring our appetizer when we asked about it totally so he goes and gets it and then brings our food out basically the same time so I got a burger and I'm biting into... More 

Thank Anthony S
Montville, New Jersey
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92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Loved this place. Went here for dinner before a hockey game. Just a word of caution, get there early because it is right outside the Prudential Center. We ended up having to wait 45 minutes, but that was no fault of the restaurant. The place was packed and for good reason. The menu is BBQ and lots of choices. Food... More 

Thank djdudley
Newark, New Jersey
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Basic American food in a casual atmosphere. Rustic style. Simple dining. Off street park is a bit of a challenge.

Thank ANewage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Market St, Newark, NJ 07102-3708
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 862-214-6100

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?