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16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
+1 203-853-7926
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Banc (BBQ an' Crab) House is pretty much what the name says - some good BBQ and shellfish - in the middle of central Norwalk. Tucked off of Wall St, Banc has a pretty wide ranging menu and beer selection suitable for young and old. The wings, nachos and Crabby Pretzels are key staples for the appetizer menu. For mains,... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time at Banc and for its category (casual BBQ), menu and service were distinctly "upscale". Menu is creative seafood with usual BBQ. Crab options rivals Maryland shore. Bourbon list as extensive as any NYC whisky bar. Service pleasant and efficient. We'll be back.

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Thank particlebeam
C.G. O, General Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi particlebeam, Thank you for such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Be sure to stop in before Maryland crab season is over and it's always a great idea to call prior to arriving in case we have a supply issue with the live Maryland crabs. Ask for me, I'll stop over to your table... More 

Weston, Connecticut
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday night and it was crowded but tables were available outside. It was a pleasant low traffic street and a nice location. Our waitress was a pro and truly did her job as I will show. I had a beer and a full rack of baby back ribs with fries and collards. The ribs claimed to... More 

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Thank Joe1234665
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Joe, Thank you for your feedback and review. While we're glad to hear you enjoyed your over all dining experience, we're sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your meals. As you saw we take immediate action when there is an issue with the food, and are glad your wife enjoyed her salad! We appreciate your business and... More 

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

It's always a good sign when I am in a state of panic when ordering. It means there are too many great choices for me. This happened twice tonight at dinner, once with my drink and another with my entree. Great beer selection and incredible sounding cocktails. I went with the Hillbilly Tea and was not disappointed. Also had the... More 

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Thank David T
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi David! We LOVE hearing this! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and drinks and that we challenged your decision making! We appreciate your business and hope to hear from you soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Went on a Thursday night around 5:30 PM and my wife and I were the only ones in the restaurant. We had a glass of wine. Two appetizers, the bacon wrapped dates which were Excellent and the chili which was very good, We had two entrees, the lazy bacon which my wife said was outstanding and the baby back ribs... More 

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Thank Gary H
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review Gary! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food! We apologize for the attitude of our server, we will look into this issue. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Like the food. A bit noisy. A bit expensive. But nice if you can get a seat outside in nice weather and they have music on weekends.

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Thank sdccsc
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review! We are glad to hear that you enjoy the food and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

ct
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

The food was fantastic. The service provided by Todd was fabulous. I had the regular ribs - tasty and good.... enough for two meals. My friend had the regular size pulled pork.....ate it all. Corn bread is awesome. Sides are superb. First visit was last week ...loved it so much, we are bringing a friend back this Monday.

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Thank cruiseaholicCt
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and the service! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Tried this place for the first time with a Groupon and was very pleasantly surprised (we have been back multiple times). The barbecue is some of the best I’ve had anywhere and is by far the best I’ve had in CT since returning from a trip to Austin last year. I highly recommend the smoked meat sampler which is a... More 

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Thank CTtraveler64
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi CTtraveler64! Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are thrilled to hear how much you like our BBQ! We hope you come in and dine with us again soon! More 

Norwalk
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

I love the corn bread, smoked wings, cheese grits, and pulled chicken. My mother swears it is the best crab cake she has ever had, and my father loves the brisket. The food is always good, i try to order off the specials menu because the owners give their chefs latitude with fresh ingredients and creatvitity.

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Thank Sharon D
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Sharon! Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed dining with us! We hope to see you in again very soon! More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The grilled offerings and seafood were tasty and well presented and our entire party enjoyed the experience. We'll be going back again.

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Thank Ted B
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at BanC House, responded to this review

Hi Ted B! Thank you for your awesome review! We are so glad that you enjoyed dining with us! We hope to see you very soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 River St, Norwalk, CT 06850-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-853-7926
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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