Black-Eyed Sally's

4.6
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796 reviews
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$30 and under
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Regional American (Southern)

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Come sink your teeth into our award winning Bar-b-que and Southern cooking served in an Urban Juke Joint atmosphere. Sally’s Slo-smoked Ribs, Beef Brisket, Po-Boys, Southern Fried Chicken, Blackened Catfish, Jambalaya, Louisiana Gumbo and more. The cool, funky decor emanates New Orleans charm. Check out the entertainment calendar to see who’s playing next. We are open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and feature live roots, blues & jazz music. At Sally's we feed your mouth and your soul!

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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
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4.5
Ambience
4.4
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DT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was very good and the prices are reasonable. Thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and music. Servers were quite busy but managed to be very attentive.

r
Philadelphia
86 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Had chicken and waffles - fantastic. Fun artwork on Tue wall as advertised good old southern comfort food

E
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

the best and most delicious southern food I’ve had in a long time. Great service and the live music made the night great. I would definitely recommend to everyone who wants southern style cuisine.

ER
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent and the music was great! Cole slaw is very delicious. Catfish and fried chicken are a must!

SF
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

When we booked the reservation we Were not informed that there was a $10 cover charge for each person! We either had to pay it or leave even though we were there for dinner.

CD
New England
17 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love it as usual!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Music fest

RM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall3Food4Service5Ambience4

Normally my experience is really great but yesterday there was one minor issue. We arrived early to try to get a table close to the stage. We were told there was nothing available and were seated in the back of the room.

There ended up being 2 tables in the front that stayed empty. I go here quite often and spend pretty good .

CC
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everyone’s meal was excellent. Great drinks too!

KR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place service, food and beverages ..Excellent!!!
Best fried green tomatoes I've had!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Me and my girlfriend went for a date a week ago and really enjoyed all of the food. The bbq was out of this world and the sides were to die for. Her fried chicken was a little dark for her liking but the entire experience was great

JD
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome food-come ready to eat! The corn bread is great.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great experience and the food was amazing .!

OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, Great service, fair price, look forward to visiting again.

KL
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

I brought my young son for an early dinner and was happy that it was a family-friendly atmosphere and the food was very fresh and delicious! The service was great as well. I will definitely visit again!

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Valentine’s Day , n latanya Farrell performing . Got there was seated promptly and waiter was good . Couldn’t actually see the band from where I was sitting but music was awesome. Food was good and reasonably priced . Because of late notice I was seated outside of the actual band area but next time I will reserve earlier .

JM
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall3Food1Service3Ambience3

I use to love the food but this time it was just bad. the fried chicken was burned and it took forever to get our food. my friend also said her tacos where not good.

b
New England
18 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time visit and won't be our last. Shrimp & Grits was outstanding -- shrimp cooked perfectly, grits nice and cheesy and flavor from andouille was wonderful. Only disappointment was the absence of black-eyed peas on the menu -- just assumed they'd be there and think they'd make a great addition to the menu.

D
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great service always great food and the place is always clean!

S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Black Eyed Sally's is a great venue for listening to live music. Cover charge per person is reasonable and food was amazing. Only reason I did not give the food 5 stars is that I would prefer for a few more gluten free/healthy options. Given the fact the food is Southern in style, it all makes sense though. The staff were super friendly and the atmosphere is lots of fun, decor is great to look at! Overall a super experience, I will be back again!

AV
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Awesome live music!

PA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great time. Wonderful music.

Delicious food

Couldn't have been nice your time with friends

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Dinner with my Sweetheart

D
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is ALWAYS delicious. The staff is super friendly and the atmosphere is very lively.

P
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience3

It’s a great place for music. The food was only ok. Our waitress was very nice but service was REALLY slow...don’t know if they were short on staff or what. Very good music venue. Will probably eat there again in order to see a show.

EC
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Such a great time! Good food, almost like NOLA! Live musicians. The space is smaller than you would think. Ear plugs are necessary for certain musicians.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were there for the taste of Hartford menu and everything was delicious and reasonably priced. Music playing in the background, happy waitstaff. Just an all around good time.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Basketball Game

T
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

I was a little disappointed because we made a reservation for my brothers bday and noted that we wanted to be bandside . And I even called earlier in the day to see if we could add two more people to our reservation . I understood that there would be a 10$ cover but when I got there we were sat in the dining room and not where we requested . The food was really good though but we left right after dinner .

SL
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience5

Lithe food was good, Mac and cheese was cold but our waiter was really nice and accommodating. Our host was rude and they couldn’t find our reservations

CA
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, chill atmosphere, delicious food and good music. Fun night out!

F
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Was there for taste of Hartford and the boogie wonderland party. Food was great and enjoyed the DJ dance party!

S
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful experience! The food was delicious (we ate from the Taste of Hartford menu) and we had great value for our dollar! Fried chicken was crisp and the collard greens were smothered in goodness. I was nervous about eating at the restaurant, as I had just moved to the area from Charlotte, N.C., (so I know Southern food) but I was pleased that not only did the meal measure up but the hospitality did, too.

JM
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Had a delicious meal from the 2020 Taste of Hartford menu. Great food, and great drinks. An excellent value!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Friend and I came before a game at the XL Center. Get here early if there’s an event going on because it was pretty busy by the time we left. Food was delicious. Fried green tomatoes, cornbread, blackened catfish with green beans and sweet potato mash, and bourbon pecan pie tart...everything was great start to finish. Catfish was nicely seasoned and perfect with a squeeze of lemon on top.

M
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Samantha was awesome and attentive. Food was amazing. Our party was very happy with their choices. The wings and Mac and Cheese that I ordered to go were to die for. I haven’t been to Black Eyed Sally’s in years and I’m definitely going to visit more frequently. I came for lunch but I want to come during dinner to enjoy the live bands.

T
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere, service, and food. Came here for brunch before seeing a show at the Bushnell. I had the best fried chicken and Mac and cheese. Also try the strawberry mimosa.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Birthday. Food was very good, server was excellent, and the Palin Orchestra was tremendous!

MG
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and great music. Highly recommend as a fun spot and great food that is reasonably priced.

KN
New England
7 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The only disappointment was that there was a limited menu the night we went, so favorites like chicken & waffles and shrimp & grits were not available. Otherwise, all was great, as usual!

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