BBQ Restaurants in Darien


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When fresh cuts of St. Louis–cut ribs, pork shoulder, or beef brisket arrive at Bar Q, they go straight to the award-winning pit team. Chips of locally harvested red and white oak send off smoke from the pit below as the team cooks these meats for hours at a time. Once everything is ready, they plate juicy portions of sticky ribs or pulled pork alongside homemade fixings such as braised collared greens and cheesy grits cakes. As Bar Q’s name implies, there’s more to the restaurant than lip-smacking barbecue fare. Bartenders craft Southern-style cocktails and pour 26 draft microbrews to complement the hearty meals. And the menu isn’t Bar Q's only repository of Southern charm. Plank wood lines the two-level interior from floor to ceiling, serving as a rustic backdrop to farmland photos and cowhides. Live DJs spin tunes throughout the week, coating their turntable belts in barbecue sauce to keep them running smoothly until 2 a.m. on weekends.
261 Main Street
Stamford,
CT
US
BJ Ryans's Banc House (BBQ and Crab) satiates cravings for both fresh coastal catches and savory wood-smoked meats that exude Southern charm. The slow-smoked pulled pork calls to taste buds from the plate where it sits slathered in homemade sauce and dry rub, and savory shrimp and grits blend dry rub and cheddar flavors. The talented chefs pay a special tribute to fresh crab, which can be added to any entree, steaming dishes such as the Banc crab cake, dungeness, Alaskan king, or blue crabs, which come dressed in homemade roasted-garlic sauce, ginger caramel, or inner-harbor spice. Not to be overshadowed by the succulent food, BJ Ryan's dark, varnished wood and black-lacquered furnishings effuse a low-key, yet carefully kept dining environment marked by old photos and broad chalkboards listing the day?s specials.
16 River St.
Norwalk,
CT
US
Enjoy finger-licking barbecue year-round at Wilson's BBQ in Fairfield. The food at Wilson's BBQ is high-calorie, high-flavor, and highly-rated. Take your pick of beer, wine, or other beverages offered on Wilson's BBQ's menu. The whole family can enjoy a meal at Wilson's BBQ with its kid-friendly fare. Make the most of the warm summer months by dining outdoors in Wilson's BBQ's beautiful outdoor seating area. Wear what you like when you dine at Wilson's BBQ — the restaurant has a chill vibe just right for casual dining. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy Wilson's BBQ's cooking from the comfort of their own home. You can also have Wilson's BBQ cater your next event. Drivers can park on the street or a nearby lot near Wilson's BBQ. Wilson's BBQ proves that an amazing meal can be both delicious and affordable.
1851 Post Rd
Fairfield,
CT
US
Whether they're children enjoying dinner with their families or senior citizens dancing to the sounds of Ang Rubino Orchestra, owners John and Maria Muscatella want everyone to feel welcome at Halstead's Bar & Grill. By combining the best parts of a friendly neighborhood pub with elements of a bustling Italian family's kitchen, the Muscatellas create a warm, friendly restaurant that appeals to a wide demographic. Italian-Inspired Menu Halstead's Bar & Grill menu features American comfort food alongside hearty Italian fare. The eatery's chalkboard features a list of classic sandwiches, as well as more creative selections, such as the paesano burger, which is topped with crumbled sausage and onions. Meanwhile, a brick oven fires the crust of margherita pizzas while chefs craft Italian pasta dishes such as penne alla vodka, linguine in clam sauce, and ravioli marinara. Assorted Entertainment Part of what makes Halstead's clientele so diverse is the restaurant's lineup of entertainers. One Friday, cover band Powderfinger may perform a host of classic-rock favorites, whereas comedian Vic Dibitetto may take the stage the next night. In addition to live performances, the eatery's calendar is also filled with special events, including paint nights and its annual charity poker tournament.
7 Purdy Street
Harrison,
NY
US
For wings with a ton of zest, White Plains' Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Round out your meal with a little tipple — Buffalo Wild Wings has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. Gather the whole family for a trip to Buffalo Wild Wings — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. Check out the brews and bites at happy hour, and kick back without spending a fortune. Wifi here is on the house. Your group can sit comfortably at Buffalo Wild Wings, a local restaurant. With the blasting music and the rambunctious crowd, noise levels at this restaurant can exceed a jackhammer. Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Buffalo Wild Wings, known for its laid-back ambience. You can also grab your grub to go. If you need to feed a big crowd, Buffalo Wild Wings also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers. Drivers will be happy to know that Buffalo Wild Wings is located near many street and lot parking options. Chow down for less at Buffalo Wild Wings, where a meal almost always costs under $15.
1 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains,
NY
US
Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Dixie's Smokehouse, a down-home barbecue joint in Kings Park. Diners are expected to enjoy their meal to the fullest, so items low in fat are not available. You'll find a wonderful selection of drinks from Dixie's Smokehouse's full bar to top off your meal. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Dixie's Smokehouse. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Dixie's Smokehouse. Make a reservation to ensure your table is ready when you are. Throwing a big party? Count on Dixie's Smokehouse to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. For those in a rush, the restaurant lets you take your food to go. A free parking lot is conveniently located next door. Dixie's Smokehouse offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person.
12 Indian Head Rd
Kings Park,
NY
US