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BanC House

16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
+1 203-853-7926
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Ranked #36 of 338 Restaurants in Norwalk
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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English first
Norwalk, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great spot in the middle of Norwalk to have a tasty bite, a terrific beer, and relax. It's a good atmosphere, with knowledgeable staff, who are very good at their jobs and take them seriously. Great house burger with aioli...I'm particular about hamburgers and this is a good one. My husband enjoyed the garbage salad the first... More 

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Alex C, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review! So glad you love our atmosphere, beers and burgers! We know these are among the important things in life and like to make sure we deliver on them! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Seaford, New York, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We are just finishing a wonderful dinner. Darcy was our server. She welcomed us warmly. Our food was hot and flavorful. This is our second trip here and well worth the visit. 5 stars all the way!

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Alex C, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, We are so glad to hear you had such a wonderful time! We take great pride in providing delicious food and excellent service! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Camillus, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate at BJ Ryan's B.an.C House (BBQ & Crab) on a Wednesday night. We snuck in just before the end of the oyster special - 1/2 dozen oysters for $5.95 (before 6pm). I had 2 dozen raw oysters, which were large, sweet and clean. The drink selection was very nice, and the service was good. The rest of my... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Best server on the weekends is Todd, you should request him! Service is always impeccable. The tap list is about 15 deep with good beers from around the country. I don't drink bourbon but they have an entire menu of many choices and flights. People rave over the Banc Bread and a usual great option is the Dirty Bird smoked... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Why did I wait years to try this place. I have been a regular at their sister restaurant B.J. Ryans for years and love it, truth be told I could not get my husband to go and try something new, thank you Groupon for getting us there. My husband is a rib lover and had three different types of ribs... More 

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140 reviews 140 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Always seems to be well run with owner and manager constantly prowling the floor. Service always good. Have had most apps on the menu and have never been disappointed. Pulled pork, ribs, dirty bird, salads all excellent. Interesting desserts. Good valued for the buck. Good selection of beer and wine.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Had to wait for an hour for a table, and when seated it took a long time (40 minutes) to get our food. Then after finishing our food (thirty minutes to eat it), the manager came over and asked us to leave as he needed the table for other guests waiting. Maybe, if they brought our food faster, it would... More 

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Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Yelp reviews led me here on trip home from atlantic city. Wow-not one bad thing to say! Got free sunday parking in the garage across the street, no wait for a table, all the tvs made it easy to watch football games my husband was hoping to catch. We had some fried pickles and wings to start. Both were delightful.... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

On our way back from NJ we were starving and desperate for something good to eat. After consulting TripAdvisor, of course, we found this hidden gem. The food was to die for - awesome pulled pork and fries. My friend is addicted to hot sauce and they had over 10 varieties for him to chose from. We also tried the... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I had read many great reviews before coming. Not making a reservation, the hostess Shannon (I believe her name was) was so polite and always smiling sat me right away. My waitress Brittany was fast and wonderful! The dirty bird was fantastic and I will be back for another visit soon!

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Additional Information about BanC House

Address: 16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
Phone Number: +1 203-853-7926
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood

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