Dog Friendly Restaurants in Groton, CT

There are 5 pet friendly restaurants in Groton that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 59 more nearby. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Groton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Fords Lobster
Fords Lobster Enjoy fresh seafood and riverfront views at Fords Lobster, located right on the marina. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Pet Friendly Abbott's Lobster In the Rough
Abbott's Lobster In the Rough Abbott's Lobster in the Rough, located in Groton, CT, is a casual counter-serve eatery that specializes in fresh, delicious sea fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Steamed Mussels served with drawn butter and broth, then chow down on the Famous Hot Lobster Roll - a toasted bun filled with a quarter-pound of lobster meat and melted creamery butter. Or go for the Oysters on the Half Shell served icy cold with cocktail sauce and fresh lemon wedges. Abbott's Lobster in the Rough is open seasonally from 11:30am to 9pm, seven days a week! See Details
Costello's Clam Shack Costello's Clam Shack is a dog-friendly restaurant in Groton. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Groton, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Groton locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Jealous Monk Jealous Monk features over 30 brews on tap, including regional craft beer, and an extensive selection of bottled and canned beers from across the globe. Food menu offers wings, salads, sandwiches, housemade sausage and brats, and Belgian frites. Outdoor patio and beer garden welcomes leashed dogs. See Details
Sea View Snack Bar At Sea View Snack Bar, enjoy fresh clams from a dog-friendly picnic table overlooking Mystic Harbor. Their large menu includes lobster rolls, whole-belly fried clams, crab cakes, bacon cheeseburgers, chili dawgs, fish sandwiches, and other New England favorites. See Details
Captain Scott's Lobster Dock Captain Scott's Lobster Dock serves fantastic Lobster Bisque and other seafood fare that you order from a window and enjoy with your dog at a deck picnic table. See Details
The Bridge Perched over the Pawcatuck River, this fully renovated historic wheelhouse with scenic river and town views offers a contemporary take on classic American dishes, including roasted Buffalo chicken wings, grilled squash sandwiches, sauteed scallops, and braised lamb shank. The famous dog-friendly Bridge patio is the perfect oasis to enjoy dinner and cocktails. See Details
Claudio's Restaurant Claudio's offers a bevy of seafood entrees including grilled swordfish and lobster scampi. Dogs welcome at seating on the bar deck. See Details
Pink Basil Asian (Thai and Japanese) bistro located in the Olde Mistick Village featuring home-cooked Thai cuisine and a sushi bar. They have a spacious shaded patio for outdoor dining that welcomes dogs. See Details
Pizzetta Build your own pizza, order a specialty, or try a buffalo chicken panini or short rib sliders. Dogs welcome on back patio. See Details
Windjammer Surf Bar If you keep your pup on a leash, the Windjammer Surf Bar has lots of dog-friendly tables. There's always something going on at the Windjammer Surf Bar, ranging from various seasonal events to regular live music acts. While you sit and enjoy the waves, check out their extensive menu full of seafood and American fare. If you're looking for something from the sea, check out their clam cakes, chowder, or buffalo shrimp. The Windjammer Surf Bar is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am to 12am and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Engine Room Engine Room serves craft beer, an impressive bourbon selection, and American comfort food in a stylishly rustic setting that offers dog-friendly outside tables. Quench that thirst with a cold brew, warm spirit, or refreshing cocktail, then sample a menu that features Cobb salad, steamed mussels, chicken 'n' dumplings, seared local sea scallops, pulled pork sandwiches, dry-aged beef burgers, and BBQ glazed slow-smoked beef ribs. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the outdoor seating area. Engine Room opens at noon Monday through Friday, 11am Saturday, and 10am Sunday. See Details
The Islander Sample from a menu of burgers too big to finish, sandwiches, pancakes, steaks, fish, and salads. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream Buttonwood offers plentiful flavors of premium homemade ice cream, including orange pineapple, coffee mocha crunch, cotton candy, and strawberry cheesecake. Leashed dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Dog Watch Cafe Dog Watch Cafe, located in Stonington, CT, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes alongside a beautiful waterfront view. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Tuna Tartare with finely-chopped yellowfin tuna, tamari, cilantro, sesame oil, orange, and wasabi tobiko, served with rice crackers. Next, chow down on the Salmon Sandwich with fresh grilled salmon, lettuce, tomato, and remoulade on toasted ciabatta bread. Or go for the Chicken Pesto Pasta with sauteed chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, and creamy pesto sauce over penne pasta. Dog Watch Cafe is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Dog Watch Mystic Dog Watch Mystic, located in Stonington, CT, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Coconut Shrimp served with sweet Thai chili dipping sauce, then chow down on the Smoker Pizza topped with house-smoked brisket, BBQ sauce, bacon, caramelized onions, and sharp cheddar. Or go for the Dogwatch Pastrami Sandwich with house-smoked pastrami and homemade whole grain mustard on fresh Jewish rye bread. Dog Watch Mystic is open daily from 11:30am to 9pm. See Details
Dockside Resort Bar Dockside Resort Bar serves delicious tapas style eats and refreshing drinks in a laid-back waterfront setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the spacious outside patio. Dockside Resort Bar opens at 4pm Tuesday through Sunday and is closed Mondays. See Details
Oyster Club Oyster Club is a dog-friendly restaurant in Mystic. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Fresh Salt Fresh Salt is a dog-friendly restaurant in Old Saybrook. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Front Street Station Front Street Station is decorated with seaside Americana style and a sense of nostalgia. Two dog-friendly tables are available on the front porch where you and your pooch can enjoy the charm of downtown Greenport. The menu highlights a classic dishes like crab cakes, steak, sandwiches, and pasta. Front Street Station provides an eclectic list of wine and craft beer. The restaurant is open Monday through Thursday 12:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday 12:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Jack's Brick Oven Extensive menu of Italian favorites such as pizza, pasta, grinders, and paninis. Outdoor patio seating is dog friendly. See Details