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Black Dog Bar & Grille
Welcome to The Black Dog Bar & Grille! Inside or outside dining we have got you covered. Come check out our new Big Top on The Black Top! Enjoy great food & VIP service in a relaxed atmosphere. We pride ourselves on amazing food, good drinks & exceptional service.
No matter what you are hungry or thirsty for we have something that will satisfy your craving. We recommend starting with with one of our signature appetizers and don’t forget to pair it with one of our tasty specialty cocktails, 16 draft beers or canned craft beers. Follow it with one of our juicy hamburgers, gourmet salads, flavorful steaks, seafood, chicken dinners or indulge in something from our 12 hour slow cooked BBQ pit.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Beef au jus, bbq sauce & beef jerky
Hours of slow smoked roasting produces mouthwatering shreds of succulant pulled pork
Our dry rub is on all of our ribs & you may add BBQ sauce at the table to your liking
Great food. Every time. Great service, we have become regulars
Service was good . They had the dining area well laid out for Covid regs
Came out Fri. The food is so good, its fabulous and it was beyond worth the trip out. The lawn scene is fabulous. I ate in the tent. Intermittently while dining 830 to 10 then went over tk the lawn area, but while under the tent radio music came on intermittently, taking away from Bruce the performer who we were there to hear. It's manic hearing Justin Bieber over the speaker while trying to hear the performer better. The radio would stop here and there and we could enjoy about 2 songs from the lawn. ...then more radio would play. Overall beyond great time and will be back in Sept.
Beautiful evening for dinner at Black Dog on Friday September 12. Kay waited on us and she was very attentive. Hamburgers were cooked perfectly. Great experience. We will be back!
It was great!
Came here for my husbands birthday and the Derby. Love this place! We shared wings first. He had the pulled pork mac and cheese and I had a turkey club with a side of mac and cheese. Dessert was peanut butter pie. Drinks were awesome too!
We have had lunch and dinners and always have had a great meal and good time.
It was great as usual. Best BBQ in CT
Great time and food!! Had burnt ends! They were fantastic!
Always great food and great service at a great price. We've been many times and will continue coming! There isn't a thing on the menu that we've tried that we didn't like. The sweet potato fries are the best anywhere! And the burnt ends are to die for!!!
We had a great lunch! Waitress was point on! We had our own room and the portions were huge. Everyone had leftovers!
Food and service is always exceptional! Our waitress was awesome friendly and attentive. We will definitely be back
Good food, great set up!
I have been a few times and usually get the same thing. The brisket. Its delicious and I am never disappointed. But this time, I got the shipyard chicken. The chickens was very over cooked and was dark brown along the portion that I could see. The topping was over seasoned and lacked the seafood I was expecting. The sauce was delicious and I could have drank it, I enjoyed that most of all. I will return again bc the service was excellent, the ambiance was lovely and the place was fun. But I wont be ordering the shipyard chicken. Unless they revamp it. Also, we order two appetizers and they were delicious. Fresh and crispy chicken tenders and homemade fried pickles.
Would highly recommend -- food was phanominal -- staff was so friendly!!
We had no power from last week's storm and it was Monday so we went for buy a burger, get one 50% so worth it. Also had wings (that were very yummy but pricey) and mac and cheese. Definitely will keep coming back. We were on the porch with one other family and the tables under the tent were well spread out. Everything looked terrific and food was yummy!!! Next time...hanging bacon!!!!!
Great food and service. Will be back soon. Great lunch specials
Love the Black Dog. Taken the Covid rules and applied them effectively.
We had outside seating which was very nice. But the sun was glaring, not their fault. The manager came by our table to ask how our food was which was nice. Drinks were reasonably priced and not watered down. Food was amazing. For 3 adults each having to alcoholic drinks an entree and a side salad it was only $137.
The food was amazing!!! Alex was an amazing server!! Great atmosphere and night!
Great food and Service
We very much enjoyed our time there it was our first time, very attractive inside .We made our reservations by phone we got a seated right away. Apparently it was a busy time of night we waited about 10 minutes before anyone came to serve ,we were not drinking cocktails or having appetizers we ordered coffee and sodas. They did bring us bread before dinner our dinners were delicious our server was friendly . I do realize that it was a busy time of night it was a Sunday . The room we were in only had 4 other people in it though. We will be back,the prices are reasonable and the menu is good and the food was great.
Good prices. Food well prepared. Sat in new room. Very loud and difficult to talk during meal. Don't know if it was the room or just a loud group in room.
We were seated in the new room near the old sports bar which was lovely. The updated farmhouse look is really nice.
We ordered appetizers (fried pickles, bacon and burnt ends) the bacon was on the dry side and the burnt ends lacked the fat that burnt ends are known for.
My husbands shaved filet mignon sandwich was average.
We will certainly return as we really like The Black Dog. We’ll just make better choices for our meal.
Hello Robin, We appreciate your feedback & as these are some of our top selling items I will certainly relay the message of the burnt ends, bacon & filet sandwich to my kitchen team! Glad you had the chance to enjoy our new quiet corner room & remember you can always make reservations for this room specifically if interested! We look forward to having you in again soon & I hope that you give these items another try! Abbey Restaurant Manager
Consistently great food and service.
Waitress was awesome, friendly and very accommodating! Very loud and dark. Couldn’t hear each other talking.
Server wendy was very attentive very good food clean establishment
Hello Donna, We look forward to having you again soon!
This was our first time. I got a reward card so we will be back!!!! And we will be bringing friends!!!
Welcome to our Black Dog Rewards family! We look forward to having you all again soon Angelique! Abbey Restaurant Manager
The place is a blast! Food is so good, service is great! Worth the ride fro. R.I. highly recommend The Black Dog!
It took over 30 minutes for us to be seated even though we had a reservation. The service was a bit slow, but the food was great! A nice night to celebrate my moms birthday!
Hello Erin, I apologize about the wait on Saturday as this is not typical for us & we appreciate your patience! We hope your mom had a great birthday & we look forward to having you all again soon! Abbey Restaurant Manager
Outstanding food reasonably priced. Attentive service. Very crowded, so reservations strongly advised.
Hello Susan, Hope you all enjoyed! We look forward to having you again soon!
Our server was outstanding.
Happy Birthday! Glad you enjoyed! We look forward to having you in again soon!
Black Dog was recommended by a co-worker. EXCELLENT.
Staff was great Shana, our server, went above and beyond.
We will definitely be back
So glad you enjoyed! We look forward to having you in again soon!
Food and Service was excellent as always. Always enjoy a good meal here
Glad you enjoyed Stephen! We look forward to having you again soon!
The food was just okay, it was loud and the drinks were ridiculous sweet with no alchohol. It was over priced. 4 star prices with 2 star food and drink.
Sally, I am so sorry that you didn't enjoy your drink! We appreciate customer feedback on our specialty cocktails as they are always changing & we are always willing to find you the perfect cocktail that you will enjoy! We look forward to having you again soon!
Food was fast hot
Great bbq.big portions
Server very knowledgeable
Our reservation was for 5:45pm, we were seated at 6pm. I'm not a fan of waiting more than 5 minutes to get seated for a reservation. We were seated in the very back of the loud bar area at a table, more suited for 1, that was pushed up against the wall. Reminded me of childhood when we were put in the corner for being naughty. Waitress was barely pleasant. It appeared that she had more than she could handle. After she dropped our drinks off, it was a good 15minutes before she came back to take our dinner order. She did bring us bread, but quickly slammed the plates and butter down and took off without saying a word. Food was good. Ribs were very tender and partner's fish was fresh though rather small. Looked more like a child's portion. Waitress did not return to the table to check if our food was okay or if we needed more drinks. Overall, the food was good but the waitress was not and the noise level in the bar was very high.
Hello Melissa, I apologize for your most recent visit & will review this with my management team! We now have our new Quiet Corner room that you can always ask to be sat in, there is a much quieter vibe in this room, its one of our favorites! We appreciate your feed back & look forward to having you in again soon!
Our waitress McKayla was very prompt and courteous, our food was phenomenal and the atmosphere was perfect for a nice valentine's day date.
Black Dog Bar & Grille offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 928-0501.
Black Dog Bar & Grille is rated 4.7 stars by 422 OpenTable diners.
Black Dog Bar & Grille does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/black-dog-bar-and-grille/giftcards.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.