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BJ Ryan's BanC House

€€ - €€€Seafood, American,
16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
+1 203-853-7926
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (11 reviews)
“wings” (7 reviews)
“fried pickles” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A group of about 25 people celebrated my birthday at the BanC House today. It was a great celebration with great food and even better service! With less than an hour's notice, they had a table ready for us, and our server, Nicole, was amazing!...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Place has amazing ribs and the corn bread is to die for! Service was great. Didn't have room for dessert so, I will be back soon!

Thank Kath747
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The brisket was good. The wings and the ribs were ok...we have had better, we have had worse! The bar/restaurant side was comfortable.

Thank boardgirl1220
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My family of 5 went to BJ Ryan's Banc House to celebrate my Mom's birthday. We heard from someone that BJ's offers a free entree for the person on their birthday if you have a party of 4 or more and a proper ID. When...More

3  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Excellent smoked foods, salads, pulled pork sandwiches, and drinks by Graham! Great choice of Craft Beers too!

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

First of all, the portions are huge. I like the atmosphere and the place seems well attended. Waiters are quick and friendly and the bar selection is good. We had deviled eggs and oysters as appetizer. Oysters were fresh and tasty and the plate came...More

Thank ApexLongimanus
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Service was great considering it was a large party and during Superbowl. Mac and cheese was serviceable: creamy but under-seasoned with mushy noodles. I did not have the BBQ wings, but friends did and they liked them well enough but nothing overwhelming. The desserts looked...More

Thank Dainelle G
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Don’t bother going here for BBQ, head to Hoodoo instead. Dry meat. Between us we had 2 kinds of ribs, brisket, bacon (tasteless), and sausage - only the sausage was decent. Fries were super salty. The wings and lobster spoons were very good. The Mac...More

Thank 62Chips
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I came here for lunch with my boyfriend on a Saturday and we chose to sit in the bar area. They had a good sized lunch menu as well as specials. The portion sizes were also quite large and a great deal for the cost....More

Thank SammiDeRosa
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We haven’t been here for quite some time. All of us enjoyed our appetizers and entrées. The turkey meatloaf special was fantastic and you get enough food for two meals! The ribs were very good and the brisket was excellent. Service by Todd was exceptional....More

Thank Dukeatbrays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-853-7926
  • E-mail
In keeping with BJ Ryan's tradition, the BANC House continues to bring new flavor to Norwalk. Be our guest and feel right at home with great food and a wonderful atmosphere. Our full menu of regional BBQ and crab favorites, appetizers, sides, and desserts is served all day, every day, from 11:30 am - 11:00 pm.
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