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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (8 reviews)
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brew Pub, American, Pub
€€ - €€€
146 Park Rd, Putnam, CT 06260-3031
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The people were nice, the vibe was comfortable, but it was like they only read about bbq and southern-style cooking. We even went a second time and Meh, at best. If you live in the area, take the time to drive to Black-Eyed Sally's in...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We went here for the first time for Thanksgiving Buffet. Everything was like homemade. Excellent food and sevice. Will definitely go back.

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has funny hours they are open & when they close and should be checked prior to going. They are open for lunch on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. However, Black Dog is serving up great food and flavors. Bar offers happy hour from 3...More

Thank wetsuitdrymartini
Jenna H, Manager at Black Dog Bar and Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

We appreciate your lovely review, thank you! As we agree our hours can be a tad confusing, we strive to be the best bar and grille around and love that you enjoyed everything! See you soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Awsome menu,, the burnt ends are very good,,, baked stuffed scallops are good, smoked chicken,, spaghetti and smoked meatballs,,, . Staff is great,, very good service. But if you don't like to wait get there early on Friday and Saturday night,,

Thank tamistilu
Jenna H, Manager at Black Dog Bar and Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! Do not forget you can always make a reservation, via phone or on OpenTable.com!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Here visiting relatives and my wife's sister & her husband took us here after a day of driving along the seashore. We were seated in the bar area although they do have other dining areas. I would go back but not sit in the bar...More

Thank MrPSki
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped in here for lunch. Got some lunch. We got a few beers and I got a chicken wrap. Nice place and it was all decorated for Halloween.

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We ate here recently while in town for a dog show. We were initially attracted by the reviews and the name (since the dog show was a Labrador specialty and they have a Lab as their logo), but came back several times for the food!...More

1  Thank Annette P
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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