LOCATION:

146 PARK RD.
Putnam, CT 06260


We are open:

MONDAY - THURSDAY: 3:30PM
FRIDAY - SATURDAY: 11:30AM
SUNDAY: 11:00AM

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Appetizers


  • $5.99

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

  • $9.99

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

  • 9.99

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

  • $11.99

    Fresh tortilla chips piled high with colby jack cheese, diced tomatoes & jalapeños. Served with sour cream & salsa. Add Chopped Brisket $3.99 – Add Guacamole $1.99 – Add Chili $3.99

  • 8.49

    Served with house made marinara sauce

  • $4.99

    Served with an assortment of crackers

  • $8.99

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

  • $8.99

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

  • $10.99

    Fresh pork bellies house smoked for hours & sliced slick.
    Choose from: house smoked, candied, cracked peppercorn, chipotle or our pick 3 sampler

  • $9.99

    Red pepper hummus with feta, chopped olives, sun dried tomatoes, drizzled with olive oil and served with crispy pita chips, carrots & cucumbers

  • $8.99

    Topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream & chives.
    Add chili or pulled pork for $1.99 additional

  • $7.99

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

  • $6.99

    Warm pretzel bites, tossed in butter & sea salt with a side of our special whole grain mustard. Add queso cheese sauce for .99 additional

  • $4.99

    Fresh tortilla chips with our house made salsa, fresh cilantro & crushed pepper. Add guacamole for $1.99 or sour cream for $.99 additional

  • $12.99

    Delicious sea scallops wrapped in maple bacon cooked to golden crispness

  • $9.99

    Large white mushrooms filled with our signature seafood stuffing. Baked with topping of swiss cheese

  • $11.99

    Four colossal shrimp with cocktail sauce & lemon


Soups


  • $6.99

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

  • $5.99

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

  • $4.99


Salads


  • $14.99

    Mixed greens with chicken breast, chopped tomatoes, housemade bacon bits, hard boiled eggs, sliced avocado & bleu cheese crumbles

  • $14.99

    Mixed greens topped with fresh blueberries, candied nuts & seed blend, craisins and red onions, topped with grilled chicken & blue cheese crumbles

  • $7.99

    Romaine lettuce, croutons & grated parmesan. Tossed in caesar dressing & garnished with cherry tomatoes

  • $6.99

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

  • $3.99

    Enjoy our entree salad in a smaller portion

  • $8.99

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

  • $11.99

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

  • $13.99

    Shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheddar monterey jack cheese & seasoned taco meat served in a crispy taco shell topped with jalepenos, served with salsa & sour cream

     

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


    ADD:

    Shrimp Cocktail (4): $9.99, Pulled Pork $4.99, Beef Brisket $5.99, Grilled Chicken $4.99, 1/2 Salmon $6.99, Full Salmon $12.99

Black Dog Wings


  • $9.99-$23.99

    Bone In Wing Choices: 6 wings $9.99, 12 wings $18.99, 18 wings $23.99

     

  • $9.99-$23.99

    Chicken Tender Choices: 6 Tenders- $9.99, 12 Tenders $18.99, 18 Tenders $23.99

     

  • $195.00

    For all your special occasions enjoy a bottle of Dom Perignon & 18 wings of your choice

     

    PICK YOUR FLAVORS (one flavor per 6 wings or tenders):

    Sauces: BBQ, Buffalo, Teriyaki, Asian Sweet Chili, Garlic Parmesan Or Housemade Blueberry BBQ
    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 $1.99.
    Gluten free buns are available upon request for an extra $1.99.

  • $11.99

    Grilled chicken topped with bacon, melted cheddar & ranch dressing on the side. Make it Cajun $.99

  • $10.99

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

  • $16.99

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

  • $9.99

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

  • $11.99

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

  • $12.99

    House smoked brisket, in our signature BBQ sauce, in a hogie roll topped with coleslaw and monterey jack cheese

  • $11.99

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

  • $10.99

    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

  • $10.99

    8 oz. of black angue beef with lettuce & tomato

  • $13.99

    turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo. Served on triple decker sour-dough toast.

  • $13.99

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

  • $12.99

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

  • $10.99

    Smoked bacon topped with lettuce, tomato & mayonnaise, served on sourdough toast. Add guacamole $1.99 additional

  • $15.99

    “Open Wide” for this one. Two 8oz patties of our black angus beef, american cheese, lettuce & tomato. Add Bacon $1.99

     

    All burgers & sandwiches are served with a pickle & french fries. Substitute sweet potato fries for $1.99 Gluten free rolls available upon request for an extra $1.99


Young Adults Menu


  • $10.99
  • $6.99
  • $5.99
  • $6.99
  • $5.99
  • $5.99
  • $6.99

     

    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?  Since opening – the end of 2018 we have smoked on average 2,500 pounds (1.25 tons) of meat per week. 128 weeks (X) 2,500lbs = 320,000 pounds or 160 tons. WOW! 

  • $15.99

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

  • $18.99

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

  • $19.99

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

  • $21.99

    Choose from:

    • 1/3 Rack of ribs
    • 1/2 Chicken
    • Pulled pork
    • Brisket
    • Burnt ends
    • Smoked kielbasa
  • $24.99

    Choose from:

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

     

     

  • $15.99

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

  • $15.99

    Savory kilbasa with a BBQ smoke twist

  • 1/2 $19.99 | Full $26.99

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

     

    Entrees include corn bread & choice of one side.

     

    Sides: baked beans $1.99 | coleslaw $1.99 | corn bread $1.99 | signature sweet corn $1.99 | house fries $2.59 | mac & cheese $2.99 | red bliss garlic mashed potato $2.99 | baked potato $2.99 | sweet potato fries $2.99 | seasonal vegetable $2.99 | rice pilaf $2.99


Steaks & More


  • $27.99

    8 oz. grilled to your liking

  • $24.99 | $28.99

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

  • $27.99

    Juicy marbling, 16 oz. perfectly seasoned & fire grilled

  • $30.99

    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

  • $29.99

    ADD A LITTLE SIZZLE.. 8oz. filet mignon grilled to your liking & your sides served on our sizzling cast iron skillet with mouthwatering flavor of garlic & butter.

     

    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 $9.99. 

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


Signature Entrees


  • $16.95

    Boneless chicken breast lightly breaded topped with imported ham & swiss wrapped with flaky puffy pastry finished with a house made gravy

  • $17.99

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

  • $18.99

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

  • $17.99

    Grilled chicken and broccoli combined with a luxurious cream sauce, penne pasta & fresh basil. Make it cajun .99 additional

  • $16.99

    Large burrito shell filled with chicken, sauteed with onions, peppers & enchilada sauce, topped with  shredded cheese. Served with a side of salsa

     


From The Sea


  • $16.99

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

  • $21.99

    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

  • 26.99

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

  • $26.99

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

  • $15.99

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

  • $19.99

    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


  • $7.95

    A new spin on an old flambé favorite. Three luscious banana flavored cake layers encased in layers of gooey caramel and banana flavored frosting

  • $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

  • $6.95

    A sweet dessert made of a smooth thick custard covered with a hard top of caramelized sugar

  • $3.95

    Vanilla bean or pistachio

  • $7.95

    Alternating layer of chocolate cake, caramel marshmallow cream & nougat mousse. Finished & iced with chocolate fudge, caramel, marshmallow créme & mini chocolate curls

  • $6.95

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

  • $6.95

    An old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie pie, topped with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, & whipped cream

  • $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, YOU BECOME A STAR ON OUR BLACK DOG TV CHANNEL & 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.