New Haven

Shake Shack

986 Chapel St.,
New Haven, CT
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.


63 Grove Street,
New Haven, CT
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.

Edgewood Park Dog Park

Edgewood Avenue,
New Haven, CT
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
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.

New London

Bluff Point Coastal Reserve

New London, CT
Bluff Point is located along the Connecticut coastline. You can walk from the parking lot to Bluff Point along the Long Island Sound along a wide, level cart road. It's approximately 1.6 miles long. There is a beach along the way Bushy Point Beach but dogs are not permitted from mid-April through mid-September birds nesting . You will also find the Poquonnock River, and your pup can certainly swim there. There are also side trails on the way back to the parking lot that can take almost 4 miles, some of which run along railroad tracks.


Basso Cafe

124 New Canaan Ave.,
Norwalk, CT
203-354 65
Pet Friendly Basso Cafe in Norwalk, CT
Basso Cafe offers a nice menu, wine bar and outdoor patio allows dogs

Lillian August

Norwalk, CT
Lillian August Furniture Stores Danbury, Norwalk and South Norwalk in Connecticut. They welcome you and your pets shopping for furnitures. Coffee and cookies also provided only for you, not for pets . But they are very pet friendly. check out


Ridgefield Bark Park

Ridgefield, CT
Large, fenced-in grassy areas, with separate parks for large dogs and small dogs. Sponsored in part by, and a favorite place for petswelcome's CFO, Lola, and newly elected DCI, Charlie. Maintained by ROAR Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue , Charlie's Alma Mater.


Bear Mountain

Salisbury, CT
Pet Friendly Bear Mountain in Salisbury, CT
The highest point in Connecticut, Bear Mountain, not to be confused with New York State's Bear Mountain, is almost 2,316 feet above sea level. It's a good climb for dogs and owners. The return trip along "Paradise Lane Trail" is about 2 miles, but is tricky. If you take the "Undermountain Trail" that will cover a little over 6 miles. There is no admission fee.

Country Bistro

10 Academy Street,
Salisbury, CT
Pet Friendly Country Bistro in Salisbury, CT
You and your pooch can relax together on the lovely patio of this restaurant located in Connecticut's Litchfield Hills. You can choose from offerings like Grilled Pear and Arugula Salad, Salmon Fillet Wasabi, and a wide selection of burgers and sandwiches, including grilled portobello on ciabatta with caramelized onions and aioli. Or take advantage of their Breakfast All Day--we particularly like the Popover Breakfast Platter, served with scrambled eggs, Black Forest Ham or bacon, and preserves to slather on all those scrumptious popovers. Open Monday through Wednesday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday & Saturday 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday brunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

South Norwalk

Burger Bar & Bistro

60 N. Main St.,
South Norwalk, CT
Pet Friendly Burger Bar & Bistro in South Norwalk, CT
Enjoy the fresh air and outdoor seating and bring you dog with.


Capriccio Cafe

189 Bedford Street,
Stamford, CT
Pet Friendly Capriccio Cafe in Stamford, CT
Outdoor patio welcomes pets

Lucky's Classic

209 Bedford Street,
Stamford, CT
Pet Friendly Lucky's Classic in Stamford, CT
Dogs welcome on the patio

West Hartford

Three Bogs Bakery

Farmington Ave.,
West Hartford, CT
Three Dogs Bakery in West Hartford, CT. They can be found on the web at

The Elbow Room

986 Farmington Avenue ,
West Hartford, CT
Outdoor eating with very dog friendly owners who provide water as well as occasional treat for dogs.

The Elbow Room

986 Farmington Avenue,
West Hartford, CT
Pet friendly patio

West Redding

Lumberyard Pub & Sports Bar

2 Main St.,
West Redding, CT
Pet Friendly Lumberyard Pub & Sports Bar in West Redding, CT
Outdoor table allow dogs


Edd's Place

Route One,
Westbrook, CT
860468 047
Outside dining, friendly staff, great lobster rolls.


Shake Shack

1849 Post Road East,
Westport, CT
Located just off I-95 at Exit 19,Shake Shack has a dog-friendly patio.

Shake Shack

1849 Post Road East,
Westport, CT
Pet friendly patio

Shake Shack

1849 Post Road East,
Westport, CT
Located just off I-95 at Exit 19,Shake Shack has a dog-friendly patio.


Marly's Bar & Bistro

101 Old Ridgefield Rd.,
Wilton, CT
Pets Welcome on the patio


John's Cafe

693 Main St S.,
Woodbury, CT
Pet Friendly John's Cafe in Woodbury, CT
JohnÕs Cafe offers a Bistro-style dining experience featuring fresh, innovative New American dishes that often resonate a Mediterranean flair. Dogs are welcome at the outside tables.

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