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246 W Willow St,
Syracuse, NY 13202



Mon–Thurs:  11am to 11pm
Fri & Sat:  11am to 1am
Sun:  Noon-10pm

*Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas eve starting at 4pm and Christmas

Happy Hour

Mon-Fri 3 to 7 pm

Live music: Starts at 8 pm Monday to Thursday, 10 pm on Friday and Saturday. Times may start later due to dining volume. 


This is the first Dinosaur BBQ to open in history. Built in the early 1920’s, 246 W. Willow St. was the home to various barrooms, including the N&H Tavern, for more than 50 years. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que opened its doors in 1988, selling only BBQ before opening the full bar in 1991. The restaurant was reconfigured a few times, including adding two private party rooms upstairs in what was formerly Andy’s Cycle Shop. At the Syracuse location, we have off-site catering, along with pickup, delivery, drop off with servers and full service. At the restaurant upstairs you can choose between two private party rooms or choose both. The main room seats up to 125 people and also has a stage with a sound system and a full bar. The Willow Room seats up to 40 and has a private balcony with additional seating for 18.

Happening @ Dino

Holiday Bonus Card

Everyone deserves a Holiday Bonus! This Holiday Season, purchase $100 in Dino Dinero gift cards and we will give you a $20 Bonus Card! Offer available 11/21/17-1/1/18! Click to see larger.


Syracuse Holiday Packages

This Holiday Season, let DINO do the cooking! Choose from Pit-Smoked Ham or Ribeye Roast Packages. Call our catering dept. at 315-579-0400 or email us at Call early, quantity is limited! All orders must be placed by Thursday, December 21st latest.

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Wednesday - Saturday | 8:30pm - Close

Booze & Bands

Enjoy $1 off drink specials and $3 sliders every Wednesday - Saturday during our live music! Booze & Bands Specials start at 8:30pm. 

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Monday - Friday | 3-7pm

The 4.5.6. Happy Hour

Grab $4 beers, $5 drinks, and $6 appetizers at a great price. Monday through Friday, 3-7 p.m. at the Syracuse Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.

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Our Team

Kevin Speciale - Managing Partner

Rob Corkran - Pit Boss

Steve West - Pit Boss

Joe Sherman - Pit Boss

Jim Cromback - Pit Boss

Dennis Lingel - Pit Boss