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Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill Celebrating Five Years Of Satisfying Customers

Published: June 16, 2017

Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill is family owned and operated by Tom and Karen Barbarie since June 2012. Their hands-on attention to detail brings area diners the finest in steak and seafood.

Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill is not a corporate steakhouse. At any given time, customers can find an owner present overseeing every aspect of the business, from the 30-day dry-aging process of the meat, in house, to giving a welcoming handshake as customers walk in the door. With its extensive lunch, brunch, and dinner menu, as well as a pub menu and daily specials, Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill is priced to suit any budget and satisfy any appetite.

Couples, families, business people, and travelers find their way to Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill, where customer satisfaction has been the owners’ goal since opening their doors five years ago this June. Local diners know they can pop in after a movie and grab a light bite, such as sliders or a sandwich from their pub menu.

Ms Barbarie says Sunday “Brunchers” come for the best brunch in town, from the food to the service to the complimentary cocktails.

The sophisticated ambience is welcoming the minute customers walk in the door. From the beautiful “green” horseshoe bar to the polished booths, glass-enclosed wine rack and adjacent meat locker with soft lighting, the vibe and energy make for a comfortable, stylish atmosphere.

Beyond the dining room is The Boardroom, available for any special occasion, including rehearsal dinners, corporate functions, showers, weddings, graduations, and holiday parties. The Boardroom accommodates up to 65 guests, with menus customized and personalized for each occasion. There is also a covered outdoor patio during the warmer months.

Once the guests are seated, they are in the care of well-trained servers. It is a personalized level of service, say the owners, that sets Barbarie’s Black Angus apart from other restaurants noting, “An incredible experience is priority number one.”

Black Angus Grill also offers “Angus Anywhere” delivery service, ideal for office business and party events; minimum $100 order for delivery/set up.

A Sample Of The Menu

Appetizers: More than a dozen appetizers, including Thai fried calamari, with scallions, cilantro, and sweet chili glaze; grass-fed veal, pork, and beef meatball trio in tomato sauce.

Sandwiches and Burgers: More than 20 wraps, sandwiches, and burgers to choose from. Try the sizzling chicken or beef fajitas or the classic Angus 9-ounce cheeseburger with the works: slow-cooked onions, chipotle mayo, bacon, lettuce, and tomato.

Salads: Signature house salad with craisins, candied pecans, Gorgonzola cheese, and house vinaigrette top a bed of mixed greens is a winner. Add seafood, chicken, or steak options.

House Cut: Enjoy a house cut of dry-aged Angus beef, from the 8-ounce filet mignon with Black Angus Grill’s own house-smoked bacon, cipollini onions, and mushrooms, to the 20-ounce porterhouse, or the mammoth 40-ounce porterhouse for four.

Entrees: Beyond steaks, diners find options like the Hudson Valley duck with black currant shallot reduction, or the grass-fed lamb shank.

Seafood: Black Angus serves seafood with flair, such as halibut, swordfish, salmon, cod, along with shellfish — clams, mussels, scallops, and shrimp.

Brunch: Sunday, from 11 am to 3 pm; set price, or choose from lunch/dinner menu. Brioche French toast; smoked salmon arugula salad; and New York strip steak over eggs with bacon-wrapped green beans and home fries are Sunday favorites. A special brunch menu is offered for private parties on Saturday and Sunday. Complimentary cocktails.

Bar: Seasonal designer cocktails, draft beers, wines, and a full bar attract a diverse clientele. All wines, $40 per bottle; reserve wine list available.

Price Range: “The Fix” is a prix fixe lunch menu special for $14.75; the four-course “Prime Time,” $26.50, Monday through Friday, 4 to 6 pm. See the website for full menu pricing. A children’s menu is available.

Event Planning: Customized menus for each customer’s in-house catering needs; or pick up specially prepared platters and appetizers.

Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill, 5 Eagle Road, Danbury, is open seven days a week, at 11 am. Lunch runs to 4 pm, with dinner served Sundays until 9 pm; Monday through Thursday until 10 pm; and Fridays and Saturdays until 11 pm. The bar is open until 1 am Sunday through Thursday, and until 2 am Fridays and Saturdays. For reservations or catering/party information, call 203-826-7406. Visit for more information.

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