LOCATION:

146 PARK RD.
Putnam, CT 06260


We are open:

WEEKDAYS AFTER 3:30PM SATURDAY AFTER 11:30AM SUNDAY AFTER 11:00AM

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Appetizers


  • $5.95

    With house garlic dill dressing. Choose from plain, ranch or memphis

  • $7.95

    Our house-smoked brisket burnt ends, served in a casserole with spiked melted pepper jack cheese

  • 9.95

    Deep fried calamari sauteed with garlic, tomatoes & banana peppers. Served with marinara sauce.

  • $10.95

    Fresh tortilla chips piled high with colby jack cheese, diced tomatoes & jalapeños. Served with sour cream & salsa. Add Pulled Pork $3.95 – Add Guacamole $1.95 – Add Chili $1.95

  • $9.95

    Thick cut house smoked bacon.
    Choose from: house smoked, candied, cracked peppercorn, chipotle or our pick 3 sampler

  • $10.95

    Four large shrimp with cocktail sauce & lemon

  • $4.95

    Served with an assortment of crackers

  • $7.95

    Lightly battered green beans, served with our house garlic dill dressing

  • $7.95

    Light  breading over crisp dill pickle chips served with house garlic dill dressing

  • $7.95

    Roasted red pepper hummus with a blend of lemon & garlic served with pita bread & veggies

  • 7.95

    Breaded jalapeno poppers stuffed & served with sour cream.

  • $7.95

    Topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream & chives.
    Add chili or pulled pork for $1.95 additional

  • $7.95

    Smoked gouda mac & cheese lightly breaded, fried with a gentle crunch & lush center

  • 7.95

    Served with marinara sauce

  • $5.95

    Warm pretzel bites, tossed in butter & sea salt with a side of our special whole grain mustard. Add queso cheese sauce for .95 additional

  • $4.95

    Fresh tortilla chips with our house made salsa, fresh cilantro & crushed pepper. Add guacamole for $1.95 or sour cream for $.95 additional

  • $12.95

    Delicious sea scallops wrapped in maple bacon cooked to golden crispness

  • $9.95

    Large white mushrooms filled with our signature seafood stuffing. Baked with topping of swiss cheese &  touch of white wine lemon butter


Soups


  • $5.95

    Beef, pork, black beans, tomato & zesty aromatic chili, topped with shredded jack cheese & side of tortilla chips

  • $5.95

    Slow cooked beef stock & caramelized onions topped with croutons, swiss, provolone & parmesan cheese. 

  • $4.95


Salads


  • $13.95

    Head of Boston bibb lettuce topped with dried cranberries, cucumbers, tomatos, red onion, smoked bacon & crushed smokehouse almonds. Served with ranch dressing

  • $7.95

    Romaine lettuce, croutons & grated parmesan. Tossed in caesar dressing

  • $13.95

    Chicken tenders served over a bed of mixed greens with sweet tomatoes & penne pasta topped with crisp bacon, shredded cheddar cheese & red onion strings

  • $6.95

    Our custom blend of arcadian mix lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, red onions & croutons

  • $2.95

    Enjoy our entree salad in a smaller portion

  • $7.95

    Iceberg lettuce topped with blue cheese dressing, tomatoes, bacon & blue cheese crumbles

  • $10.95

    Romaine lettuce, corn salsa, peppers, red onions, avocado, shredded monterey jack cheese, topped with crispy tortilla strips

  • $12.95

    Mix of iceberg lettuce & garden greens topped with south of the border spiced beef, tomatoes, shredded cheddar jack cheese, crispy tortilla strips, salsa & sour cream

     

    Dressing Choices: House Garlic Dill, Ranch, Italian, Blue Cheese, Oil & Vinegar, Balsamic, House made Jalapeno Ranch, White Balsamic, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard, Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette


    ADD:

    Jumbo Shrimp (4): $9.95, Dog Tail Shrimp Additional $5.95, Pulled Pork Additional $3.95, Beef Brisket Additional $4.95, Grilled Chicken Additional $3.95

Black Dog Wings


  • $9.95-$23.95

    Bone In Wing Choices: 6 wings $9.95, 12 wings $18.95, 18 wings $23.95

     

  • $9.95-$23.95

    Served with celery & special side sauce

    Chicken Tender Choices: 6 Tenders- $9.95, 12 Tenders $18.95, 18 Tenders $23.95

     

     

    PICK YOUR FLAVORS

    Sauces: BBQ, Buffalo, Teriyaki, Asian Sweet Chili, Garlic Parmesan Or General Tso’s Hot Sauce
    Dry Rubs: Cinnamon Chipotle, Chili Cumin, Memphis Rub


Burgers & Sandwiches


  • All Burgers & Sandwiches are served with a pickle & french fries.
    Sub sweet potato fries 
    for $1.45.
    Gluten free buns are available upon request for an extra $1.95.

  • $11.95

    Grilled chicken topped bacon, melted cheddar & ranch dressing on the side.

  • $10.95

    Tender slow cooked pork covered in our signature BBQ sauce & topped with coleslaw & cheddar cheese on a brioche roll

  • $9.95

    Veggies, black beans & soy topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion & roasted red peppers

  • 11.95

    Shaved buffalo chicken with melted provolone cheese. Served on a sub roll.

  • $10.95

    8 oz. of black angus beef with american cheese, lettuce &  tomato. Add Bacon $1.95 additional

  • $15.95

    Shaved filet mignon with onions, mushrooms & monterey jack cheese, served on a brioche roll.

  • $10.95

    8oz of black angus beef topped with melted provolone cheese & caramelized onions

  • $10.95

    Our fresh North Atlantic haddock, lightly breaded & fried to golden perfection with lettuce & tomato on a grilled brioche roll with lemon & tartar sauce on the side

  • $9.95

    8 oz. of black angue beef with lettuce & tomato

  • $12.95

    Combo of pitmaster smoked brisket & pulled pork with jalapeños & pepper jack cheese, with our bd BBQ sauce

  • $11.95

    8oz of black angus beef topped with pulled pork, melted cheddar cheese & fried onion strings

  • 12.95

    BD house smoked turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo. Served on triple decker toast.

  • $9.95

    Smoked bacon topped with lettuce, tomato, guacamole & mayonnaise, served on sourdough bread

  • $14.95

    “Open Wide” for this one. Two 8oz patties of our black angus beef, american cheese, lettuce & tomato. Add Bacon $1.95

    All burgers & sandwiches are served with a pickle & french fries. Substitute sweet potato fries for $1.45 Gluten free rolls available upon request for an extra $1.95

     


Young Adults Menu


  • 10.95
  • $6.95
  • $5.95
  • 6.95
  • $5.95
  • 5.95
  • $6.95

     

    All young adults menu items come with one of the following sides: vegetable of the day, apple sauce, french fries or mandarin oranges

     

     


Pitmaster Corner


  • At The Black Dog Bar & Grille we do it low and slow for hours & hours until the meat is so tender it will melt quicker than homemade butter.  We promise there is no way to lose when it comes to pitmaster meat this good.  On occasion, we may run out of pit meats, this is because they cook in our smoker for 14-18 hours at a time to ensure perfection.

    DID YOU KNOW?  In our first year of business we have smoked on average 2,000 pounds (1 ton) of meat a week. 52 weeks (X) 2,000 pds = 104,000 pounds or 52 tons. 

  • $14.95

    Hearty, juicy, tender & a touch of wood flavor (a pink hue is a natural occurrence when smoking chicken)

  • $16.95

    The most flavorful cut for BBQ, patience, low fire & a touch of smoke will make this perfect

  • $17.95

    A house favorite. These flavor packed cuts from the brisket take savory to all new heights

  • $19.95

    Choose from:

    • 1/3 Rack of ribs
    • 1/2 Chicken
    • Pulled pork
    • Brisket
    • Burnt ends
    • Smoked kielbasa
  • $22.95

    Choose from:

    • 1/3 Rack of ribs
    • 1/2 Chicken
    • Pulled pork
    • Brisket
    • Burnt ends
    • Smoked kielbasa

     

     

  • $15.95

    Hours of slow smoked roasting produces mouthwatering shreds of succulant pulled pork

  • $14.95

    Savory kilbasa with a BBQ smoke twist

  • 1/2 $17.95 | Full $25.95

    Our dry rub is on all of our St. Louis ribs & you may add BBQ sauce at the table to your liking

     

     

    Entrees include choice of two of the following sides: signature sweet corn, red bliss garlic mashed potatoes, or corn bread


Steaks & More


  • $26.95

    8 oz. grilled to your liking

  • $23.95 | $28.95

    Puppy Size 14oz or The Big Dog 18oz*
    *we may occasionally run out of our prime rib

  • $26.95

    Juicy marbling, 16 oz. perfectly seasoned & fire grilled

  • 29.95

    Enjoy our tender & juicy 8 oz. filet with two baked stuffed shrimp, stuffed with our signature seafood stuffing with a touch of butter & white wine

     

    Steak entrees include choice of red bliss garlic mashed potatoes or baked potato & seasonal vegetable.

    Add two of our baked stuffed shrimp to any steak order for $9.95. 

    Tell us how you like your meat cooked: very rare, rare, medium, medium well, or well


Signature Entrees


  • $17.95

    Lightly breaded golden browned breast of chicken, topped with mozzarella cheese. Baked & served with penne pasta in a zesty marinara sauce

  • $18.95

    Sauteed chicken breast topped with our signature seafood stuffing with newburg sauce, served with rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato & seasonal vegetable

  • 16.95

    Grilled, marinated chicken breast topped with our black dog bbq sauce, tomatoes, bacon & monterey jack cheese

  • $17.95

    Pulled smoked chicken combined with a luxurious cream sauce, penne pasta & fresh basil

  • $15.95

    Large burrito shell filled with chicken, blended cheese, red enchilada sauce & topped with salsa & sour cream. Served with rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato & seasonal vegetable


From The Sea


  • $15.95

    Haddock filet topped with a butter cracker crumb topping. Served with coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato.

  • $21.95

    Four large shrimp butterflied & filled with our signature seafood stuffing, baked with a touch of lemon butter & wine. Served with coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato

  • 24.95

    Topped with bread crumb & a white wine butter. Served with coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato.

  • $26.95

    Haddock, shrimp & sea scallops topped with a butter cracker crumb topping. Served with coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato.

  • $15.95

    Fresh North Atlantic haddock lightly battered & cooked to golden perfection & served with house fries & coleslaw

  • $19.95

    Grilled & finished in the oven with dill lemon butter & white wine. Served with coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato.

     

    ASK ABOUT OUR GLUTEN FRIENDLY MENU!

     

    *FDA Consumer Advisory Message: Thoroughly cooking foods of animal origin such as beef, eggs, fish, lamb, pork, poultry, or shellfish reduces the risk of foodborne illness. Indivdiuals with certain health conditions maybe at high risk if these foods are consumed raw or undercooked.

     


Desserts


  • $5.95

    Warmed brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream & chocolate sauce

  • $7.95

    Classic spice- filled carrot cake is layered with rich cream cheese frosting. A perfect dessert for customers who want to share!

  • $7.95

    Light tart cream cheese flavored backed into a smooth dense cheesecake & set on a graham cracker crust

  • $3.95

    Vanilla bean or pistachio

  • $8.95

    The popular  candy bar in a pie! Dark chocolate and peanut butter mousse full of Rees’s peanut butter cups

  • $8.95

    Layers of graham crackers, chocolate chips & marshmallows, drizzled with melted chocolate

  • $7.95

    Rich, dense & full of chocolate flavor. This cake features moist chocolate cake layered with rich, creamy chocolate frosting & garnished with chocolate curls

  • $4.95
  • $2.95
  • $3.95

    Vanilla ice cream drizzled with raspberry, chocolate or caramel sauce, ,topped with whipped cream


Black Dog Challenges


  • WE CHALLENGE YOU TO EAT:

    1 POUND OF PULLED PORK
    1 POUND OF BRISKET
    1 POUND OF CHILI & CHIPS
    2 POUNDS  OF COMBINED MAC & CHEESE, COLE SLAW & FRENCH FRIES.

    CAN YOU HANDLE IT?

    IF YOU CAN, THE TAB IS ON US, YOUR PHOTO GOES ON THE WALL & YOU WIN A 50 DOLLAR GIFT CARD!

    IF YOU CAN’T, YOU WILL BE IN THE DOGHOUSE & PAY A LOSERS FINE OF $100.

    YOU HAVE ONE HOUR TO COMPLETE THIS CHALLENGE.

    THIS IS FOR THE CHALLENGE ONLY & IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO SHARE OR FOR TAKEOUT.

     

     

  • CAN YOU EAT 1 DOZEN PICKLED EGGS IN 5 MINUTES?

    IF YOU CAN, THE TAB IS ON US, YOUR PHOTO GOES ON THE WALL & YOU WIN A 25 DOLLAR GIFT CARD .

    IF YOU CAN’T, YOU WILL BE IN THE DOGHOUSE & PAY A LOSERS FINE OF $23.95.

    THIS IS FOR THE CHALLENGE ONLY & IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO SHARE OR FOR TAKEOUT.