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B.J. Ryan's

Buckley Ryan, the former owner of Cogburns, and B.J. Lawless, who has managed & tended bar at several popular Norwalk eateries, have teamed up to open B. J. Ryan's at 57 Main St. In Norwalk. The restaurant features a varied menu and an extensive wine & beer list. Our kitchen is open till midnight 365 days a year!
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family members charged me with finding a restaurant in Fairfield County that would be open on Christmas Day. Four of us were converging from four different places, hence I was relieved to find this pub in Norwalk where I lived more than twenty years ago....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Food was great, staff was excellent. Full bar up front, small dining area in the back. Not crazy about all the TVs everywhere, but at least they were not so loud as to be distracting. Had a nice evening with friends and would certainly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ergneb
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Came here with the kids for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and everything was delicious! Highly recommend! Our waitress was knowledgeable and suggested a local beer that was also wonderful.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank yuyi23
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We came in at 9pm during the week, and found plenty of seating and the music was a bit too loud. We ordered the lobster Mac and cheese and a steak salad, which were both delicious. Finished with a fresh beer on tap and called...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank katiebuggs
Reviewed 3 June 2017

WE have been here before, and Bankhouse even more. This time the menu drew a sharp contrast it's sister restaurant up the street. We decided that we would make this our favored choice because of the wider variety of fish dishes and other menu selections....More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank rj2046
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner last night with a coworker and boy were we impressed with how good the food was at BJ Ryan's.. there's seared tuna sandwich is a amazing for those who love seafood.. I was also able to try there philly cheese steak and...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank OscarJ1985
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our server was great and enjoyed the various menu options. First time being here and enjoyed it very much so. Ribs were great, nachos was a good portion to share amongst us and I believe the third person ordered a steak sandwich which was well...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank h0ylandm
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you!! Come back soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2017

While in Norwalk shopping we made a point to stop here for lunch - what a nice find! They have a great selection of salads and sandwiches along with daily specials and nice beer and wine selection all at reasonable prices. We will definitely stop...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Bob-1812
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks Bob. Come back soon!!

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

BJ Ryan's is perfect for what it is, which is why I continue to go back at least once a week. The staff is courteous and attentive. The owners are often at the restaurant which says a lot to me about a place. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 400kennethg
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you so much Kenneth! Come back soon!

Reviewed 16 December 2016

Friendly server, casual, nice enough pub-like atmosphere, it's been a popular place for locals for years with reliable fare. My chopped cobb salad was very good, I'd order again, filling enough and served as billed. Nice glass of pinot noir. Buddy had the beef stroganoff...More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

Thank you so much! Come back soon!

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