Connecticut August 02, 2018
Travel Off The Beaten Path To Try The Most Mouthwatering BBQ In Connecticut
Authentic BBQ can be difficult to find in New England but never fear, there’s a restaurant in Connecticut that has you covered. A little off the beaten path and down near the shore, this crave-worthy BBQ joint has made a stand in the community of fresh seafood spots nearby. What used to be a full-service gas station is now filling the stomachs of hungry diners who can’t get enough of the local flavors.
The Stand, located in the Indian Neck section of Branford, is a friendly spot where folks enjoy down home BBQ in a casual setting.
The restaurant once was a full-service gas station but you'd never know it on the inside. A warm wood interior complemented by industrial style lighting creates a welcoming atmosphere.
On summer days, the service bay doors are opened to let the fresh breezes into the bustling dining room.
The Stand features authentic BBQ that is drool-worthy. Each piece just melts in your mouth and is full of delicious flavor.
Beef brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, and smoked sausage are just the beginning of what you'll find on the menu. Don't overlook the sides like fresh cornbread and slaw that could stand on their own.
The Stand is an exceptional roadside stop for lunch or dinner. But on the weekends you can find an incredible brunch that includes delicious chicken and waffles like you've never tasted before.
Grab a seat outside and enjoy a drink with an appetizer like the one-of-a-kind fried pickles. You can enjoy the quirky garden decor or play the brightly painted outdoor piano to create a song.
Browse the farmer's stand bursting with fresh produce. You can also find newspapers and other local products at this roadside spot. Having a big event? The Stand offers catering too.
The Stand is a comfortable spot to grab some authentic BBQ and enjoy a friendly atmosphere. It's well worth a trip off the main road.
You can find The Stand at 196 S. Montowese St., Branford, CT 06405. Visit them Memorial Day to New Years Eve for lunch and dinner Monday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., and Sunday 1:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. From New Years Day to Memorial Day, The Stand is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, but you can visit them 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday - Friday and their hours remain the same on weekends. For more information, visit their
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