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


  • $4.95

    With house creamy garlic dill dipping sauce. Choose from plain, ranch or memphis

  • $7.95

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

  • $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

  • $8.95

    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

  • $7.95

    Fried dough coated with garlic butter & parmesan cheese served with our house garlic dill sauce

  • $9.95

    Crisp fried seasoned shrimp, tossed in a sauce of your choice.
    Choose From: plain, buffalo, spicy chipotle mayo or  BBQ sauce

  • $4.95

    Served with an assortment of crackers

  • $6.95

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

  • $5.95

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

  • $7.95

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

  • $7.95

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

  • $6.95

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

  • $7.95

    Whole rings of sweet onion. Beer battered. Served with our spicy house horseradish remoulade sauce

  • $1.95 each

    Hard boiled, then submerged in a dressing of vinegar, salt, spices & other seasonings

  • $4.95

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

  • $3.95

    Fresh tortilla chips with our new 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 a golden crispness

  • $8.95

    Large white mushrooms filled with our signature seafood stuffing. Baked with a 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


  • $6.95

    Romain lettuce, croutons & fresh parmesan tossed in ceasar dressing

  • $12.95

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

  • $4.95

    Our custom blend of arcadian mix lettuce, tomato, 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

  • $7.95

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

  • $11.95

    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 Vinaigrette, White Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard, Raspberry Vinaigrette


    MAKE ANY SALAD A MEAL:

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

Black Dog Wings


  • $9.95-$21.95

    Bone In Wing Choices: 6 wings $9.95, 12 wings $17.95, 18 wings $21.95

     

  • $9.95-$21.95

    Chicken Tender Choices: 6 Tenders- $9.95, 12 Tenders $17.95, 18 Tenders $21.95

  • $195.00

    For all your special occasions, enjoy a bottle of Dom Perignon & 18 wings of Your Choice

     

     

    PICK YOUR FLAVORS

    Sauces: BBQ, Buffalo, Teriyaki, Asian Sweet Chili, Garlic Parmesan OR For The Spicy Lover, Grab A Beer & Order 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 with thick cut smoked 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 bun

  • $13.95

    Tender veal pastrami with melted swiss cheese & our house spicy mustard. Served on a grilled brioche roll.

  • $11.95

    Succulent all white meat cajun chicken breast seasoned & grilled, topped with cheddar cheese & bacon

  • $10.95

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

  • $15.95

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

  • $10.95

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

  • $10.95

    Our 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

  • $11.95

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

  • $12.95

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

  • $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 additional

  • $9.95

    The original veggie burger deliciously  made with soy & lots of veggies, topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion & roasted red peppers

     

    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


  • $6.95

    With french fries

  • $5.95

    With french fries

  • $9.95

    With french fries. Add cheese .95

  • $5.95

    With french fries

  • $6.95


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. 

  • $13.95

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

  • $14.95

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

  • $15.95

    A house favorite, these flavor packed cuts from the outside take savory to  an all new height

  • $17.95

    Choose from:

    • 1/3 Rack of ribs
    • 1/2 Chicken
    • Pulled pork
    • Brisket
    • Burnt ends
    • Smoked sausage
  • $20.95

    Choose from:

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

     

     

  • $13.95

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

  • $12.95

    Savory sausage with a BBQ smoke twist

  • 1/2 $15.95 | Full $24.95

    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

    Even More Sides: Baked Beans $1.95, Cole Slaw $1.95 – Cornbread $1.95 – Signature Sweet Corn $1.95 – House Fries $2.50 – Mac & Cheese $2.95 – Red Bliss Garlic Mashed Potato $2.95 – Baked Potato $2.95 – Sweet Potato Fries $2.95 – Seasonal Vegetables $2.95 – Rice Pilaf $2.95


Steaks & More


  • $24.95

    8 oz. grilled to your liking

  • $21.95 | $27.95

    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. 

    Make it SIZZLE: order any of our steaks & sides on our sizzling cast iron skillet with mouthwatering flavor of garlic & butter additional $2.95.

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


Signature Entrees


  • $14.95

    Tender filets of eggplant filled with three cheese blend & baked with marinara sauce served with penne pasta

  • $18.95

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

  • $16.95

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

  • $16.95

    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 buttery cracker crumb topping. Includes 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

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

  • $14.95

    Fresh baked 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. Includes coleslaw & choice of rice pilaf or red bliss garlic mashed potato.


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

  • $7.95

    One dozen special hot mini donuts dredged in cinnamon sugar

  • $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.