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BJ Ryan's BanC House

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16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
+1 203-853-7926
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New Fairfield, ct
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went Thursday night for dinner. We sat in the bar because that where all the people were. Great meal of BBQ; ribs were good, pulled pork were good too. Nice bar atmosphere, waiter was very friendly.

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Thank CT_MikeB
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! Come back anytime! More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very extensive beer and drink menu. Great atmosphere. Group of four all enjoyed our dinners and all the sides were very good. Service was very good, attentive but not intrusive. Did not feel rushed. Will go back. I suggest you try it.

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Thank cttraveller67
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Thank you very much!! Come back anytime! More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went to B.J. Ryan's Banc House for dinner when I was in Norwalk looking at townhomes for an upcoming move. They were highly recommended and also had a happy hour from 3 - 6 that fit the time I wanted to dine there. I sat at the bar and had 2 happy hour specials - the steamed clams and... More 

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Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Come back soon!! More 

Longmont, Colorado
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We held a small family gathering in the afternoon. From the moment we reserved, the staff was attentive, thoughtful and caring. The menu was perfect for the occasion. The waitstaff gave us plenty of time to talk and took special orders as well. We spent over 3 hours chatting and sharing memories. And they even followed up that evening to... More 

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Thank MikeinLongmont
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! Come back soon!!! More 

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259 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent and cordial service by Victoria. The ribs were outstanding. We had both St. Louis and baby back. Sides also very good. Tasty cornbread. Way too much food. Everybody has another meal tomorrow!

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Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal so much and got to enjoy it a second day as left overs! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! More 

Valparaiso, Indiana
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had crab and brisket for dinner and it was delicious. Side dishes were huge - enough for 2 or 3 people. Went back for their happy hour and $1 oysters! Happy hour is every day of the week and you can enjoy it on the outside patio.

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Thank John V
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for the wonderful review! We sincerely appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you for Happy Hour soon! More 

NYC
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is such a great place to kick back and hoist a few. Line and Billy are always super attentive and real pros. The happy hour can't be beat!! Try the bloody boar. Amazing. The food it top notch, but I come for the homey atmosphere and the great service.

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Thank G C
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi G C, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you've enjoyed your time while dining with us! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The food was perfect and the waitress and the hostess were very friendly. Everything that ate there was really good.

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Thank SandraEmilia
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Sandra, Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so happy to hear you've enjoyed your meal and dining experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Banc (BBQ an' Crab) House is pretty much what the name says - some good BBQ and shellfish - in the middle of central Norwalk. Tucked off of Wall St, Banc has a pretty wide ranging menu and beer selection suitable for young and old. The wings, nachos and Crabby Pretzels are key staples for the appetizer menu. For mains,... More 

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Thank Ross I
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Ross, Thank you for the feedback and review! We're so glad to hear you've enjoyed your meals and dining experience with us! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Westport, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our first time at Banc and for its category (casual BBQ), menu and service were distinctly "upscale". Menu is creative seafood with usual BBQ. Crab options rivals Maryland shore. Bourbon list as extensive as any NYC whisky bar. Service pleasant and efficient. We'll be back.

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Thank particlebeam
C.G. O, General Manager at BJ Ryan's BanC House, responded to this review

Hi particlebeam, Thank you for such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Be sure to stop in before Maryland crab season is over and it's always a great idea to call prior to arriving in case we have a supply issue with the live Maryland crabs. Ask for me, I'll stop over to your table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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