Dog Friendly Restaurants in Darien, CT

There are 77 restaurants in Darien, CT that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

Tengda Asian Bistro

Tengda specializes in authentic Pan-Asian cuisine in an elegant setting with outdoor patio seating that welcomes dogs. A varied and flavorful menu includes Thai lettuce wraps, pork dumplings, summer rolls, grilled boneless short rib, BBQ spare fibs, pad Thai, wok ginger duck, and an impressive lineup of hot and cold sake. Opens at 11am during the week and noon on weekends.

Coromandel

Coromandel is a local favorite for for Indian in Darien. Share a meal with Fido on the patio during the summer months.

Jimmy's Southside

Experience a warm atmosphere and varied menu that includes fried calamari, baby back ribs, BBQ chicken pizza, pan roasted Chilean sea bass, porterhouse steak, lobster rolls, and blackened shrimp tacos. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

Darien Social

Darien Social serves delicious comfort food made from locally sourced ingredients. The bar and grill style menu features mac & cheese, BLT sliders, sausage pizza, wagyu burgers, crab cakes, braised short ribs, and drunken salmon. Dogs are welcome on the back patio.

Shake Shack

Fantastic burgers, thick shakes, and crinkle-cut fries. They have a dog sundae on the menu and have always brought out water. Leashed Fidos allowed on the patio.

Brendan's 101

Brendan's 101 offers classic pub fare and New England seafood in a historic location with dog-friendly patio seating. The menu features breakfast all day, lobster rolls, burgers, BBQ pork sandwiches, fried jumbo shrimp, Cobb salads, and yummy desserts like coffee cake, banana bread, and double chocolate chip brownies.

Crew Kitchen & Bar

Crew Kitchen and bar offers distinguished meals in true American style. Bring your dog and prepare to try the dessert!

The Restaurant at Captain's Cove

Enjoy fish and chips or a captain's platter (big enough for 2 and the dog!) while sitting on the water in a casual setting. Outdoor patio tables welcome Fido.

Flipside Burgers and Bar

Feast on a delicious burger with Fido at a dog-friendly patio table. There's even a dog menu that includes chicken and Scooby snacks.

Lazy Boy Saloon

The massive selection of brews is the big draw at this White Plains pub. Pets welcome at outdoor tables in summer.

Terra Ristorante

Wood-grilled Italian in a lively atmosphere will wet your appetite. Share a summer salad with man's best friend on the patio.

F.H. Riley's

F.H. Riley's offers tasty American cuisine in a festive setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating during the summer. Menu includes jumbo classic crispy wings, cracking calamari, Asian crunch salad, chicken gorgonzola, marinated skirt steak, mac and cheese, and bistro burgers. Opens daily at 11:30am.

Toast & Co.

Toast & Co. offers a delicious menu full of creative culinary options and dog-friendly patio seating. Choose from classic breakfast and lunch dishes such as green eggs and ham, huevos rancheros, chocolate buttermilk pancakes, Belgian waffles, crab Benedict, Cobb salad, Buffalo wings, BBQ pulled pork quesadillas, skirt steak sandwiches, and Cuban paninis. Opens at 8am daily.

Cafe Buenos Aires

Cafe Buenos Aires is the place to be for delicious Argentinean cuisine. Service is charming - bring your dog to lunch or dinner!

Larchmont Tavern

Good old fashioned burgers and pub food have been prepared at the Larchmont Tavern since 1933. Chow down with Fido in this comfy environment.

Border Grill

Border Grill serves up tasty Mexican fare and offers dog-friendly picnic tables.

Cipollini

Cipollini has an great menu full of modern Italian choices and exquisite thin-crust pizzas. Small Fidos are welcome in the summer time.

Almarco

Almarco offers pleasant outdoor dining and a taste of Italy in Huntington. Have a summer meal with your dog and enjoy the view.

Coach Grill & Tavern

This cozy local favorite is a great spot for impressive New American cuisine and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features local little neck clams, shrimp cocktail, rigatoni ala vodka, chicken Santa Barbara, roast Long Island duck, and charbroiled filet mignon. Opens at noon seven days a week.

Capriccio

Capriccio offers a slice of Italy in the heart of Stamford. Bring Fido along for a taste of Tuscanny!

Lucky's

Lucky's serves good old fashioned 50's favorites. Fido will enjoy himself too, as he is welcome at your side all summer long.

Ralph 'n' Rich's

Ralph 'n' Rich's Italian has something for everyone at an affordable price. Dogs are welcome to sit on the patio as you chow down, weather permitting.

Luc's Cafe

Luc's Cafe is a warm European diner with casual French fare. Dine with friends - canine or human - on the patio.

Match

Match has a great atmosphere and has been called the best restaurant in Connecticut. Dogs are even treated to water at outdoor tables.

Siena

Siena offers excellent Tuscan dishes with authentican Italian flair. Need a little vacation? Bring Fido along and escape everyday at Siena.

Thali

Thali offers a sublime variety of Indian food, and has a fish tank and waterfall too. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Strada 18

Strada 18 serves remarkable Italian food. Dogs are welcome at the outdoor bistro tables.

Anna Maria's Restaurant

Anna Maria's Restaurant will start you off with fabulous appetizers and keep you there until dessert with their intruiging menu. Dogs are welcome when the weather's good, and they'll be served a water bowl!

Grill Room

The Grill Room is a delicious, sophisticated surprise hidden in a Hauppauge office park. Pets welcome at outdoor tables in summer.

Brasitas

Brasitas pan-Latin food is addictive and delivious. While you devour your meal, Fido can be at your side sipping on a cool serving of water.

Besito

This hip, romantic spot serves upscale Mexican fare with a modern twist. Try the tableside-made guacamole. Pets welcome outdoors in summer.

Bloodroot

Casual, informal, serve-yourself style meals are all fresh and vegan-friendly. The quaint patio welcomes dogs.

Wild Ginger

Take a trip to the Orient at Wild Ginger, a Great Neck favorite that offers creative Pan-Asian cuisine and seasonal outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy delicious menu options such as sim sum, Thai crab cakes, lemongrass grilled shrimp, udon noodles, szechuan pork, and crispy duck with fried rice. Opens daily at 12pm.

Pizzeria Lauretano

Top-notch pizza, breadsticks, and appetizers. Share a thin crust pizza with your canine pal throughout the summer at a dog-friendly outdoor table.

Southwest Cafe

Fantastic New Mexican cuisine that is adored by regulars. Become one too, and bring Fido along.

Bernard's

Comfortable, contemporary French food wets the appetite everytime. Dogs are welcome at their charming outdoor tables while you dine.

SoNo Baking Company & Cafe

Savor the sweet aroma of fresh-baked breads and decadent French style pastries in a warm, homey atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from artisanal breads, egg sandwiches, brioche French toast, Cobb salad, grilled cheese, and Cubano sandwiches, plus cakes, pies, tarts, and eclairs. Opens daily at 7am.

La Piccola Casa

At La Piccola Casa, great service and truly delicious food make you feel at home. They are also very welcoming to Fido!

Pasquale Ristorante II

Enjoy the old-world flavor and traditional Italian fare at this Port Chester staple. Pets welcome at outdoor tables.

Casey's Tavern

Great selection of beers, good bar food with direction towards to Irish cuisine. Private patio in back is dog friendly, or you can bring Fido inside.

Nina's Pizza

Nina's Pizza will pamper you with their delicious pizza and amazing selection of other Italian favorites. Fido won't feel left out - there's free bread for dogs!

La Camelia

La Camelia's charming Tapas aren't the only reason to try this charming Mt. Kisco restaurant. Fido is welcome to join you in the quaint outdoor dining area.

Marley's

Marley's offers juicy burgers, delectable seafood, refreshing beer and cocktails, and outdoor tables that welcome dogs. Other menu options include kobe beef sliders, Swedish meatballs, curried chicken salad, penne ala vodka, and pan roasted half chicken. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 5pm on weekends.

Vox

Vox is a hidden jewel in North Salem with sweeping views serving fine New American and French cuisine. Pets welcome outdoors in summer.

Gonzalo's American Cafe

Gonzalo's American Cafe in Glen Cove will charm with you with it's homecooked offerings. Pleasant for a date, a family meal, or just a walk with Fido.

The Barn

Located in the Bedford Post Inn, this low key diner offers tasty New American dishes with a homegrown feel as well as outdoor seating that is dog friendly. Popular menu choices include butternut squash soup, risotto, pappardelle, chicken cacciatore, and filet of beef. Opens at 11am Wednesday thru Friday, 9am on weekends, and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Wild Honey Dining & Wine

Wild Honey serves creative, upscale New American cuisine in Teddy Roosevelt's former summer house. Service dogs welcome anytime.

Le Fontane Ristorante

Le Fontante offers Italian classics for you and Fido. The Southern Italian fare is so delicious, you'll feel like you are in Tuscany.

Encore Bistro Francais

Charming French food in this cozy, decorated setting will please diners from Franch to Larchmont. Bring Fido by for fantastic patio dining.

Thai Angels

Thai Angels offer delicious curries and noodles for the Thai lover to savor. Great service welcomes you and your canine to enjoy.

Cafe of Love

Cafe of Love pairs delicious French and New American dishes in a lovely atmosphere. It's easy to find love here, even if its you and your best pal, Fido.

North Star

North Star makes New American even newer and more interesting with delicious beverages and a friendly staff. Fido will enjoy a water bowl while you enjoy your meal.

Westchester Burger

Westchester offers nearly 30 types of specialty burgers with names like Soprano Burger, The Train Wreck, and The Entourage. Outdoor dining area is dog friendly.

The Horse & Hound Inn

Enjoy traditional American grub in a lovely historic atmosphere at this South Salem neighborhood favorite with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from delicious entrees such as Atlantic salmon, Maryland crab cakes, chicken Marsala, filet mignon, butternut squash ravioli, and drunken shrimp. Opens for dinner at 5pm Monday thru Saturday, 4pm on Sundays.

Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise provides delicious Mexican food in a festive and fun locale. Fido will love being a part of the fiesta.

Red Plum

Red Plum is a Pan-Asian and sushi restaurant that welcomes Fido in the summer time. Enjoy the tasty sushi and the zen-like decor.

Euro Asian Bistro

Euro Asian serves up fresh sushi and Asian Fusion in a classy atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Menu favorites include lemongrass hot and sour soup, Chinese glazed spare ribs, Peking duck spring rolls, basil mango fried rice, kung pao, and an array of signature rolls classic entrees. Opens at 11am during the week and 12:30pm on weekends.

Ginban Asian Bistro & Sushi

Ginban offers unique twists on sushi classics and Chinese favorites in a casual setting with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Choose from a diverse menu that includes hot and sour soup, seaweed salad, beef satay, vegetable and shrimp tempura, sesame chicken, young ginger duck, curry broth noodle soup, and a huge selection of house signature rolls. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Saturday and 12:30pm on Sunday.

Sonora

Upscale, creative Nuevo Latino cuisine is on the menu at Sonora. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables Sunday-Thursday only.

Turquoise

Turquoise is a great option for those looking for something exotic. This Middle Eastern cuisine offers great entrees and highly recommended appetizers, and dogs are welcome all the time.

Panera Bread

You and your pup can enjoy the outdoors together during the warmer months when they have their patio set up. They have great sandwiches, soups and salads. They serve breakfast as well and have the best bagels and coffee.

Peppino's Ristorante

Take Fido here in the summer for Northern Italian fare that's hard to beat. You'll love the large portions, kitschy decor, and great service.

Cosi

Cosi prepares fresh cuisine within walking distance to downtown stores in Larchmont, and offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. Choose from tasty options such as soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbread pizza, Brazilian steak with rice bowls, and hot and cold coffee drinks. Opens Monday thru Friday at 7am, 8am on weekends.

Enzo's

Enzo's is a warm Mom-and-Pop Italian joint with fair prices. Bring Fido in the summer for refreshing water and delicious Italian standards!

Greenwoods

Up to fifteen rotating beers on tap, plus a menu that includes six types of mac and cheese, grilled steak sandwiches, and Atlantic salmon. Outside tables welcome dogs.

Tigin Irish Pub

Traditional Irish food with a contemporary American spin. Dogs are allowed at patio tables.

Molly Spillanes

Molly's pub style menu includes wings, nachos, fajita wraps, sliders, baby back ribs, and shepherd's pie. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

850 Degrees

A quick, upscale pizza restaurant with a great patio where dogs can sit with their families.

Donovan's

Burgers, sandwiches, and a full bar with dog-friendly sidewalk seating.

Polpettina

Casual, trendy atmosphere with a varied menu that includes pizza and specialty cocktails. There are only 3 outdoor tables, but Fido is welcome at all of them.

Burger Bar & Bistro

Eclectic hamburgers, short rib pot pie, spicy chicken tortilla soup, and chocolate bread pudding. Patio seating welcomes dogs, and a separate menu for Fido is available.

360 American Grile

3 out door cafe tables available for dogs Great Restaurant for Lunch or Dinner Salads, Burgers, BBQ and more

The Wire Mill

Authentic smoked BBQ brisket, chicken, sausage, and pulled pork. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Kerber's Farm

Farm stand stocked with fresh fruits, vegetables, and eggs, plus cookies, pies, scones, pastries and popular egg sandwich served on a buttermilk biscuit. Outdoor seating is available and dog friendly.

Haiku

Experience the art and flavor of fresh sushi rolled by hand right before your eyes. Choose from a variety of classic and exotic Pan-Asian dishes crafted from authentic recipes and the freshest seasonal ingredients from land & sea. Dogs are welcome on the patio during the summer.

Mecha Noodles Bar

This "mom and pop" eatery serves the very best comfort food from across Asia. Menu features steamed fluffy buns, pork ramen, Korean fried chicken, Saigon egg rolls, and kimchi fried rice, plus draft beer and sake to help wash it down. Outdoor tables are dog friendly, but very limited. Call ahead to ensure availability.

Lumberyard Pub

Sports bar atmosphere serves tasty pub eats, including wings, salads, burgers, sandwiches, BBQ ribs, and mom's meatloaf. Covered outdoor picnic tables are dog friendly.