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Eighth Avenue 487, New York
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Straight from the Smoker, the Grill, the Oven, or the Pan
Takeout and Reservations: 203-333-2733

For indoor reservations, use the form below:

Soup of the Moment

French Onion Soup

french onion soup with garlic croutons and melted gruyere cheese (12)

Salad Special

Baby Spinach and Watercress Salad

with shallots, gruyere, caraway bread crumbs, creamy horseradish dressing  (14)

Entrée Special

Pan Seared Stuffed Quail

with celery root, swiss chard, and pomegranate (25)

Growlers Welcome!

Draft and Bottles

Beer by the Bottle + Can

Check Untappd for our current lists

Sunday, February 7th Only

Super Bowl Specials

Chicken Wings (dozen) fried then tossed with chipotle honey/alabama white/walrus bbq/dry jerk rub/tennessee hot sauce (21)

Chili-Mac (1/2 tray) beef chili, shell pasta, vermont cheddar (55)

Pulled Pork or Fried Chicken Sliders (10 sliders) potato bun, sauce, pickles, coleslaw (50)

Cheeze Whiz Nachos (1/2 tray) beef chili, scallion, olives, pickled jalapenos, red onion, house-tortilla chips (50)

Smoked Chicken Buffalo Dip (quart) house-made tortilla chips (25)


Game Day Package

2 dozen wings, 10 sliders, chili-mac, cheeze wiz nachos, smoked chicken buffalo dip (215)

$48 feeds 4 (takeout only)

Wednesday: Meatloaf Family Dinner

meatloaf with gravy, mac + cheese, brussel sprouts, chopped wedge salad

$85 feeds and hydrates 2 (takeout only)

Thursday: Date Night Takeout

weekly special including an appetizer, entrées, dessert, and libation to share, paired with a movie recommendation.  Check Facebook / Instagram every Thursday for the details

$92 feeds 4

Notorious P.I.G.

baby back ribs, pork shoulder, brisket, smoked turkey, mac + cheese, baked beans, collard greens, cornbread, coleslaw, house pickles

$98 feeds 1 to 4 (takeout only)

Lay Off Me I'm Starving

hush puppies, chicken wings, baby back ribs, pulled pork shoulder, fried chicken, wedge salad, mac + cheese, baked beans, cornbread, coleslaw, house pickles

$75 feeds 4 (takeout only)

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner

8 piece bucket of southern fried chicken (whole bird), chopped iceberg wedge salad, mac + cheese, baked beans, 4 biscuits, coleslaw, house pickles

$83 feeds 2 adults + 2 kids (takeout only)

Mom, What's for Dinner?

fried chicken, baby back ribs, wedge salad, mac + cheese, baked beans, cornbread, coleslaw, house pickles, + 2 kids meals

Small Plates

Chopped Wedge Salad (GF)
$ 15

iceberg lettuce, marinated tomatoes, bacon, red onions, bleu cheese dressing

Baby Kale Salad (GF) (V)
$ 16

honey crisp apples, candied pecans, apple dressing

Marinated Beet Salad (GF, V)
$ 16

golden and red beets, goat cheese, almonds, honey, red wine vinegar, sea salt, kale

Poached Pear + Burrata Salad (GF, V)
$ 16

arugula, shallots, pickled sunchokes, toasted almonds, red wine vinaigrette

add a protein to any salad

smoked chicken (+6), shrimp (+8), denver steak (+12), smoked tofu (+8)

$ 14

fries, mozzarella curds, veal gravy, green onion (animal style +4, add pulled pork + 6)

Soup of the Moment
$ 12
Beef Chili (GF)
$ 14

bell peppers, onions, jalapeno, smoked brisket, ground beef, cheddar cheese, sunny egg

Smoked Chicken Wings (GF)
$ 15

fried then tossed with chipotle honey / alabama white / walrus bbq / dry jerk rub / tennessee hot

Shrimp + Grits (GF)
$ 17

chorizo, peppers + onions, crushed tomato, chile, garlic, cheddar grits

Smoked Pork Tacos
$ 12

corn tortilla, slaw, onion, cilantro, chipotle aioli, pork rind crumbles, lime

Smoked Jackfruit Tacos (GF) (V)
$ 13

corn tortilla, Walrus bbq, carrot, radish, queso fresco, lime

“Roadside Diner: Walrus and Carpenter wouldn’t be considered a diner — it’s a gastropub — but it’s a “must” every time we are on the East Coast. It’s in Black Rock, Connecticut, by the water and it’s the best BBQ we’ve ever had. I know that sounds crazy because that’s not what Connecticut is known for."

National Indie-Folk band "Wild Reeds" in The Bluegrass Situation: August 24, 2016

“This family-owned and operated American restaurant, Walrus + Carpenter, takes barbecue to the next level. The smell of slow cooked meats completely fill the room and the beer is constantly flowing. Although you could go there for dinner and have a barbecue platter, you absolutely need to go for brunch in order to have the chicken and waffles. Let me break this down for you: Chicken. Waffles. Sriracha Honey Butter. That dish hits all the flavors.”

Spoon University

“There’s not many things in this world that go better with live music than delicious food. Walrus + Carpenter in Bridgeport’s historic Black Rock district checks both of those boxes. The restaurant features a rotating selection of musicians weekly, covering a massive variety of genres – from jazz, to funk, to bluegrass, and more.”


Large Plates

Baby Back Ribs (1/2 rack)
$ 19

salt + pepper rub, maple-bourbon sauce, served with cornbread, coleslaw, house-made pickles

Pulled Pork Shoulder (1/2 lb)
$ 17

anise, pink peppercorn, pepperflake rub, carolina mustard sauce, served with cornbread, coleslaw, house-made pickles

Brisket (1/2 lb)
$ 20

coffee, ancho chili, brown sugar rub, Walrus BBQ sauce, served with cornbread, coleslaw, house-made pickles

Southern Fried Chicken
$ 22

half a chicken, brined and fried, served with sriracha-honey, biscuit, coleslaw, house-made pickles

Turkey Breast (1/2 lb)
$ 19

salt + pepper rub, alabama sauce, served with cornbread, coleslaw, house-made pickles

Steak Frites
$ 30

denver steak, fries, bearnaise sauce

Chicken + Waffles
$ 20

fried boneless chicken thigh, sriracha honey butter, belgium waffle, served with honey sriracha

Jambalaya (GF)
$ 22

roasted chicken, turkey, pork belly, jalapeño, green onion, poached egg

Smoked + Marinated Tofu (V)
$ 20

spaghetti squash, pickled tomato, shallot, garlic, herbs, butternut squash sauce

Pulled Pork Sandwich
$ 17

house bbq, pickles, slaw, potato bun, fries

Bard Burger
$ 18

two patties, bacon, spicy aioli, pickled shallots, american cheese, pretzel bun, fries

McWalrus Burger + Fries
$ 16/18

lettuce, red onion, pickles, american cheese, walrus sauce, potato bun, fries (single 12, double 16)

Impossible McWalrus Burger (V)
$ 20

impossible ``meat``, lettuce, red onion, pickles, american cheese, walrus sauce, potato bun, fries

Fried Chicken Sandwich
$ 18

boneless chicken thigh, pickles, slaw, chipotle aioli, potato bun, fries

Tennessee Hot Chicken Sandwich
$ 18

boneless chicken thigh, house hot sauce, pickles, slaw, potato bun, fries

Thanksgiving Sandwich
$ 18

smoked turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, mayo, hard roll, salad

for 2014 through 2019

Voted one of the Best Restaurants in Connecticut

Bar Snacks

Deviled Eggs w/bacon (GF)
$ 10

topped with shallots, preserved lemon, parsley, bacon, paprika

Hush Puppies (V)
$ 9

fried corn dough, green onions, remoulade

Pimento Cheese
$ 12

pork rinds, bacon jam

Pork Belly Burnt Ends (GF)
$ 13

twice smoked, maple-bourbon sauce, bread + butter pickles

Maple Pork Belly (GF)
$ 12

house cured, smoked thick cut bacon, smothered in maple syrup

Shared Plates

Baked Mac + Cheese (V)
$ 12

creamy vermont cheddar sauce, buttery biscuit-crumbs

Smoked Baked Beans (GF)
$ 9

carrots, onions, bell peppers, jalapeno, tomato, brown sugar, pork stock

Crispy Brussels (V)
$ 10

black pepper, honey mustard

Collard Greens
$ 9

smoked rib meat, onions, malt vinegar

Cornbread (V)
$ 7

glazed with honey butter + sea salt, with whipped honey butter

Spaghetti Squash (GF)(V)
$ 9

pickled tomato, shallots, garlic, herbs

Roasted Mushrooms (GF) (V)
$ 12

oyster, hen-of-the-woods, portabella mushrooms, confit garlic, balsamic vinegar

French Fries (V)
$ 5
(Sunday 11:30 to 3pm) Bottomless $18


Breakfast Poutine
$ 15

mozzarella curds, veal gravy, smoked bacon, poached egg

Pulled Pork Benedict
$ 17

poached eggs, bbq hollandaise, smashed fried fingerling potatoes

Double Stack Pancakes
$ 15

malted milk, fresh blueberry compote, lemon curd

Brisket Hash + Eggs (GF)
$ 19

smoked brisket, sweet potato, onion, bell pepper, chipotle aioli, sunny egg

Brunch Shrimp + Grits (GF)
$ 18

poached egg, chorizo, tomato, garlic, cheddar grits

Steak + Eggs (GF)
$ 24

denver steak, brussels, potato, onions, peppers, sunny eggs, bearnaise

Kids Meals

Pulled Pork Slider
$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices

Chicken Fingers
$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices

Mac + Cheese
$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices

$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices

Grilled Cheese
$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices

Smoked Turkey
$ 11

choice of fries or apple and carrot slices


Chess Pie
$ 8
Apple Crisp
$ 8

with sea salt caramel ice cream

Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream
$ 6

two scoops

Double Chocolate Brownie Sundae
$ 8

double chocolate brown butter brownie topped with sea salt caramel ice cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie
$ 8
Banana Pudding with Nilla Wafers
$ 8

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