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“Best Barbecue in CT” 5 of 5 stars
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Dagwood's Kansas City BBQ
453 Montauk Avenue, New London, CT
860 437 0251
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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Branford, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Best Barbecue in CT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

If you're like BBQ then Dagwood's will be your new best friend. The food is as good as it gets. I have been very luck to see a great deal of this country and there is just no where around here that can compete with this.

The place oozes old fashioned hospitality with a great retro vibe. It's got a 50's lunch counter kind of feel where you pull up a stool and a piece of counter and either chow down or take a bag of deliciousness home to savor.

I had a pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, and a cookie. The pulled pork is served the right way totally sauceless allowing you to sauce it to your liking! Not sitting in BBQ sauce all day like most places. The pork was lean (not fatty at all) and tender and melted in your mouth and the sauce is fantastic just the right hints of sweet and savory.

The baked beans (you can get with or without meat I got mine with) are honestly the best I have ever had! They come in 2 very generous sizes. You should go with the bigger size becuase you're going to want more for sure!

The cookies (made fresh in house like everything else) were great! Huge and so down home and comfy. The whole place is the very definition of comfort food.

So go down to Dagwood's today and take home some of the best BBQ you've had.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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