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Black Dog Bar and Grille

€€ - €€€, American,
146 Park Rd, Putnam, CT 06260-3031
+1 860-928-0501
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“burnt ends” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brew Pub, American, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
146 Park Rd, Putnam, CT 06260-3031
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food..good atmosphere. But very long wait. The bad part of the restaurant is Winners that section has to go. They can't even serve mixed drinks.

Thank collen c
Reviewed 7 May 2018

My 8-year old son declared this place "Meat Heaven". Both my kids got the typical kids meals: hamburger for one and grilled cheese for the other. They both ignored their own food and kept begging for more of my burnt ends!! So good! I got...More

Thank Betty I
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We do not live close by, but wish we lived close enough to become regulars. Some of the food is "Instagram-worthy", like the bacon clothesline, but that doesn't mean it isn't done well. The barbeque is excellent and the full menu items are all delicious....More

Thank LaurieR1021
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Stopped by early on a weekday evening for a quick dinner. We've been previously (several times) and dinner is often spot-on. Things were really off on this night. We were seated and then waited a good 15 minutes before anyone came to our table. I...More

Thank stormitraveler
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Very crowded saturday night, had reservation and seated within 5 minutes. Service was good. Moscow mule good, buffalo shrimp app good, pigpen burger and taco salad good. Nothing super amazing just a good place to pop into now and again.

Thank BSouliere
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Used to really enjoy the food here. Noticed it has steadily gone downhill in the past 6 months. Tried it again 2 wks ago & ordered a brisket dinner. Brisket was very tough & noticed pieces were all cut uniformly definitely Not like they used...More

Thank Jay S
Jenna H, Manager at Black Dog Bar and Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Jay - I am so sorry that you did not have a great experience, as that really is our number one goal here at the black dog. I would like to let you know that we do in fact still and always will smoke...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The black dog has a great atmosphere and great food. Absolutely have to try the bacon clothesline. If you are looking for some good BBQ and smoked meats it's a great place to eat.

Thank dave c
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We just happened to be in town for something else and I looked up restaurants on TripAdvisor for us to go to. This one came up and it was fantastic! We started with the smoked bacon sampler. I was skeptical but it was amazing! I'm...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We really enjoyed this place. I had a Shrimp and Broccoli pasta, and it was delicious. My husband had the BBQ and let me tell you, the beans were the highlight. So yummy! I highly recommend this place. There is plenty of seating and parking....More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Locals know about the quality and atmosphere. I had the 3 meat sampler. First off you get way more than is customary. I choose brisket, burnt ends and sausage. All I can say is awesome. Great slaw and cornbread too. I am back in this...More

Thank Paul M
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Response from 100Cranberry | Reviewed this property |
Yes, go to their website. Sorry but this site will not let you post a website link or I would do so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brew Pub, American, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Park Rd, Putnam, CT 06260-3031
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-0501
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