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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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naples fl
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311 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best thing about this place is the proximity to The Prudential Center. Great service and good selection of beer on tap, but the food was so so, and very small portions.

Thank joseph f
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135 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an unexpected layover in Newark due to the snow storms. It was late and we needed food! We had a warm welcome and the beer was good. Ordered ribs and chicken, neither were to our taste but we ate them. I would try again but something else in the menu.

Thank trevcant
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is great!! My only problem is that I ordered a beer and they said the keg kicked. They said it would only be a minute to fix it, but I ate my whole meal without a drink, and 25 minutes later when we were finished, they said they couldn't fix the keg, "did I want something else?"... More 

Thank not2fussy
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576 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dream that one day this chain will come to the Western US. The food is terrific, economical and never disappoints. Love the beer flights too. Great menu, great service and always something for everyone.

Thank Gemma'smum
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went after college basketball game at nearby prudential center. Very crowded from many out of town people from the small 4 team tournament at the arena. Hostess took cel phone # and texted us when table was ready. Told 20 min wait time which was accurate. Big bar area and large place in general. Good music and fun vibe. Food... More 

Thank S5707TPstevenc
Jersey City, New Jersey
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a quick meal before a Devils game with my girlfriend and some friends. The bottom line - the food is great and the drink prices are sure as hell cheaper than the Prudential Center. The place is very big, although it may not look it from the outside. That being said, it definitely does fill up before... More 

Thank Craig C
Newark, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a decent place for a quick dinner... well! We walked into the perfect place! Super Fast! Great portions and the serve was perfect.

Thank Taino871
Columbia, Maryland
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168 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

As a party of seven we tried to eat here before a Devil’s hockey game. It was elbow to elbow and we waited 1:20 hr for a table. We went back to the maitre d three times to politely remind her and be sure we had not been forgotten. We were assured that they were now clearing our table. We... More 

Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good BBQ and some unique choices on entrees and sides you won't find anywhere else. Lots of drink choices too. Can be crowded on a game night but they move people through meals pretty quickly and the wait is not very long. If you like BBQ you should go for sure.

Thank Thomas S
New Jersey
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174 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were in court in Newark on Friday. Ran late. We needed a place to sit down, have something to eat and de-brief. I suggested a nearby deli. When we got there they were just closing. Owner came out. We explained our need. He suggested Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. Walking around downtown Newark is always an experience. I don't get there too... More 

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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
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?