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246 W Willow St,
Syracuse, NY 13202



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

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

Happy Hour & Free Live Music 

Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 3 to 7 pm

Live music: Starts at 8 pm Mon to Wed, 9 pm on Thurs, 10 pm on Friday and Saturday. Times may start later due to dining volume. Join us in the Boneyard in the Summer, 6 pm - 9:30 pm Wed to Sat and 4 pm - 8 pm on Sundays.  


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.

We love our Dino Dogs! Make sure to bring your four-legged friends to join you for dinner at any of our outdoor seating areas. We provide water bowls lots of good smells! You can even swag out your pup with our bandanas. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram @dinosaur_bbq or Facebook for a chance to be featured. Bone Appetit!

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Christmas Packages

Why spend your Christmas cooking all day, when Dinosaur's Turkey and Ham Packages can free up time for the things you really want to do?! Leave the cooking to us! We will smoke and cook all of the fixings in advance – just heat it up once you’re ready! This Christmas, get ready to be the Holiday Hero with Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Turkey and Ham packages!

Breakfast with Santa

Come celebrate our First Annual Breakfast with Santa upstairs at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (5-12 years old) and free for kids 4 yrs and under! One ticket includes a breakfast buffet of BBQ hash, pork sliders, applesauce, fruit, Glazed & Confused Syracuse Donuts, cookies and hot cocoa. Plus, each kid will receive a digital copy of their photo with Santa and a candy cane! Forget the long lines and overpriced photos and relax at Dino!

*Bring a toy to donate towards the Ronald McDonald House and receive a special gift from us!

Tickets can also be purchased by calling (315) 579-0400! This is a limited

456 Happy Hour

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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Monday - Saturday | 8:30pm - Close

Booze & Bands

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

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Our Team

Susi Stein - Managing Partner

Rob Corkran - Pit Boss

Joe Sherman - Pit Boss

Steve West - Pit Boss

Jim Crombach - Pit Boss

Dennis Lingel - Pit Boss