New Haven - Pet-Friendly Places


Anna Liffey’s Irish Public

17 Whitney Avenue,
New Haven, CT 06510
For Irish pub food, both classic and with a twist, you can’t go wrong with Anna Liffey’s. Jameson Whisky Pepper Steak, Bangers & Mash, Guinness Stew, Irish Smoked Salmon BLT, it’s all good. And you can enjoy it with your best friend at your table on their pet-friendly patio. Vegetarian? They’ve got you covered as well with selections like their Portobello Ciabatta and Classic Caesar Salad with artichokes and hearts of palm. And, of course, there is plenty of beer on tap.

Claire's Corner Copia

1000 Chapel Street,
New Haven, CT 06510
Pet Friendly Claire's Corner Copia in New Haven, CT
Delicious vegetarian fare you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with your doggo at their pet friendly outdoor seating. Open weekday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., weekends 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Edgewood Park Dog Park

Edgewood Avenue,
New Haven, CT 06515
This grassy off-leash dog park has benches and lots of shade trees. You need to bring your own water for your pup. Open sunrise to sunset.

Fort Hale Dog Park

20-24 Fort Hale Park Road,
New Haven, CT 06512
A seldom-used off-leash dog run close to the sound. Let your pooch run in the park, then put his leash on and take a walk on the beach. Open sunrise to sunset.

Shake Shack

986 Chapel St.,
New Haven, CT 06510
There was no way we couldn’t include Shake Shack. First, the food is great and it’s fun to people watch from the pet-friendly tables outside. Second, it has a its own doggie menu offering your choice of a Pooch-ini (a cup of vanilla custard served with two dog biscuits and peanut butter sauce) or a Bag o’ Bones, five dog bones made from all natural ingredients from Bocce’s Bakery in New York City. Beer and wine are also sold. Open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m.

The Regal Beagle

422 State Street,
New Haven, CT 06510
Pet Friendly The Regal Beagle in New Haven, CT
A great place to grab a beer with friends and your pooch at one of the tables in the Regal Beagle’s pet-friendly seating area. Getting hungry? The menu offers lots of great choices for lunch, dinner, and late night munching, including hot sandwiches, Build-Your-Own Burger, pastas, and more. Open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Yale Divinity School Dog Park

425 Saint Ronan Street,
New Haven, CT 06511
This grassy off-leash park is located near the divinity school campus in a largely residential area. There is seating for owners and poop bags are provided free of charge. There is a strict no barking rule, so if your pup is loudly exuberant, this isn’t the dog park for him. Open sunrise to sunset.


63 Grove Street,
New Haven, CT 06510
Pet Friendly Zoi’s in New Haven, CT
Our favorite pet-friendly place for breakfast and lunch. Though smack in the center of the city, it has a quiet shaded outdoor seating area. Zoi’s offers specialty breakfast sandwiches like the Alexander the Great (western omelette with cheddar and bacon served on a roll) and the Sweet Pete (bacon, egg, cheese, and caramelized onion on pumpernickel toast). For lunch, there are lots of sandwiches and salads to choose from, including California Cobb Salad and House Roasted Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Sauce. Open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and closed on Sunday.