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B.J. Ryan's

) #39 of 274 Restaurants in Norwalk $$ - $$$ American, ,
57 Main St, Norwalk, CT 06851-4713
+1 203-866-7926
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
57 Main St, Norwalk, CT 06851-4713
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in at 9pm during the week, and found plenty of seating and the music was a bit too loud. We ordered the lobster Mac and cheese and a steak salad, which were both delicious. Finished with a fresh beer on tap and called...More

Thank katiebuggs
Reviewed June 3, 2017

WE have been here before, and Bankhouse even more. This time the menu drew a sharp contrast it's sister restaurant up the street. We decided that we would make this our favored choice because of the wider variety of fish dishes and other menu selections....More

Thank rj2046
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner last night with a coworker and boy were we impressed with how good the food was at BJ Ryan's.. there's seared tuna sandwich is a amazing for those who love seafood.. I was also able to try there philly cheese steak and...More

Thank OscarJ1985
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Our server was great and enjoyed the various menu options. First time being here and enjoyed it very much so. Ribs were great, nachos was a good portion to share amongst us and I believe the third person ordered a steak sandwich which was well...More

Thank h0ylandm
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2017

Thank you!! Come back soon!

Reviewed February 27, 2017

While in Norwalk shopping we made a point to stop here for lunch - what a nice find! They have a great selection of salads and sandwiches along with daily specials and nice beer and wine selection all at reasonable prices. We will definitely stop...More

Thank Bob-1812
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Thanks Bob. Come back soon!!

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

BJ Ryan's is perfect for what it is, which is why I continue to go back at least once a week. The staff is courteous and attentive. The owners are often at the restaurant which says a lot to me about a place. The food...More

Thank Kenneth G
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Thank you so much Kenneth! Come back soon!

Reviewed December 16, 2016

Friendly server, casual, nice enough pub-like atmosphere, it's been a popular place for locals for years with reliable fare. My chopped cobb salad was very good, I'd order again, filling enough and served as billed. Nice glass of pinot noir. Buddy had the beef stroganoff...More

1  Thank wgardellajr
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Thank you so much! Come back soon!

Reviewed December 13, 2016

Love this place! It's not a big restaurant/bar but very warm and inviting. I love their prime rib which is always on their menu. It is tender and so flavorful. A fun pub like atmospher

Thank beachgirl02
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2016

Thank you so much! Come back soon!

Reviewed November 10, 2016

Pub ambiance, the service was good and the food arrived promptly (even with a large group taking over the upper floor). The food itself was good, but nothing special. Onion soup was particularly tasty. Will I be back? Probably yes.

Thank CTTraveler56
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Thank you!!! Come back soon!

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I don't tend to like badmouthing a restaurant, but when they get everything wrong... What can you do. Glacial service, wrong orders and cold food call for this. I am thinking they must do a good bar biz because they always seem to have clientele....More

Thank MichaelBrownNR
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at B.J. Ryan's, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Hi Michael, We're sorry to hear about your experience and have to say that is certainly not the norm for us! We would like to speak with you further to hear about your experience and hopefully work to rectify it! Please email Keith, the GM,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Main St, Norwalk, CT 06851-4713
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-866-7926
Description
Buckley Ryan, the former owner of Cogburns, and B.J. Lawless, who has managed & tended bar at several popular Norwalk eateries, have teamed up to open B. J. Ryan's at 57 Main St. In Norwalk. The restaurant features a varied menu and an extensive wine & beer list. Our kitchen is open till midnight 365 days a year!
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