Dog Friendly Restaurants in Portland, CT

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Portland that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 244 more nearby. Need help to decide 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 Portland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sarah's on Main
Sarah's on Main You and Fido can stop by Sarah's on Main for breakfast or lunch the next time you're in Portland, CT. The menu serves classic dishes, like stuffed French toast, pancakes and more, along with some unique twists like their Brussel sprout & onion hash. Dogs are welcome at one of the pet-friendly tables outside. See Details
Pet Friendly Eggs Up Restaurant
Eggs Up Restaurant Enjoy omelets, pancakes, French toast, and more at Eggs Up Restaurant, a dog-friendly eatery in Portland, CT. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their covered outdoor tables. The outdoor patio is heated during colder months. They also have a gluten-free breakfast menu. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Portland locals and tourists alike. Three outdoor benches 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. See Details
Lucky Lou's Bar & Grill Lucky Lou's Bar and Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Wethersfield, CT, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio and even gets a doggie menu! They serve modern American fare from their historic building. The menu includes lobster rolls and mac and cheese, burgers, fresh salads, gyros, ribs, and more. See Details
The Elbow Room The dog-friendly Elbow Room features an eclectic, contemporary American menu featuring soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and hot entrees such as grilled salmon, baby back ribs, lobster mac and cheese, and blackened grouper tacos. Outdoor seating is situated in the heart of West Hartford Center, a great spot to people-watch with your dog as you dine outside. 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
Trinity Bar & Restaurant Trinity offers a mixture of Emerald Isle and American dishes, including Irish whiskey cured salmon, Cobb salad, ragin' Cajun chicken sandwich, beef and stout pie, and buttermilk fried chicken. Dogs are welcome in the spacious courtyard patio. See Details
Amici Italian Grill Amici Italian Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Middletown, CT, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu features Northern Italian cuisine with fresh and seasonal ingredients like house-made pastas, salads, fresh fish, meatballs, sandwiches and more. See Details
Chamard Vineyards The pet-friendly French bistro at Chamard Vineyards, located in Clinton, CT, serves authentic cuisine such as grilled octopus, croque madame, Parisian gnocchi, and Rohan duck breast. Dogs are welcome on Tuesdays and Saturdays outside the barn area and throughout the vineyard from 4-7pm. See Details
Taino Smokehouse Taino Smokehouse is a dog-friendly restaurant in Middletown. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Quattro's Italian Restaurant Quattro's Italian Restaurant is a dog-friendly restaurant in Guilford. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
The Place The Place is "the place" to go for simply prepared, wonderfully fresh grilled steaks and seafood, enjoyed in a truly unique open-air environment. Enjoy your grilled clams, roasted corn, lobster, mussels or ribeye steaks while seated on tree-stumps at large round wooden tables. The Place is BYOB - actually, it's pretty much BYO-whatever you want (bread, salad, your dog). It's only open on summer evenings, so take advantage when you can. See Details
Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Drive-In Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale is a family favorite for fresh seafood - especially if your family includes a dog! Enjoy a meal with your pup at a table in their pet-friendly outdoor picnic area. See Details
Corner Pug Corner Pug is a dog-friendly restaurant in West Hartford. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Basta Rich Italian tastes homemade in the heart of New Haven. Request a water bowl for Fido and eat up! See Details
Pacifico Nuevo Latino and seafood are Pacifico's forte. Feel free to bring Fido to outdoor tables. See Details
Claire's Corner Copia Claire's Corner Copia is the perfect place to get organic vegetarian dishes in New Haven, CT. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the sidewalk patio or at an indoor table. The pet-friendly eatery offers kosher, vegan, and gluten-free choices as well. Breakfast is served until noon. The main menu includes sandwiches, salads, quesadillas, wraps, bowls, flatbread pizzas, veggie burgers, and desserts. See Details
Max Burger Max Burger in West Hartford, CT, is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They serve a variety of delicious all-natural burgers, American-style comfort food, and a large selection of craft beers. See Details
Ideal Tavern Ideal Tavern, located in Southington, CT, is a trendy gastropub that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your evening. Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the “Angry” RI Clams with spicy chorizo, Thai chilies, white wine, garlic, shallots, and fresh lemon. Next, chow down on the Oven Roasted Atlantic Salmon Club Sandwich with Old Bay aioli, red onion jam, cabbage slaw, and applewood-smoked bacon on pumpernickel bread. Or go for the Applewood-Smoked Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with parmesan grits, mango salsa, spinach, and corn reduction. Ideal Tavern is open Tuesday through Wednesday from 4pm to 11pm, Thursday from 4pm to 12am, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
The Hornet's Nest Deli The Hornet's Nest Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant in Branford. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Riley's Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet Riley's Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet, located in New Britain, CT, is a casual American eatery that serves up a myriad of delectable fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (tables are open seasonally, so be sure to call ahead!) Try the Dirty Mac Dog topped with house-made mac and cheese, onions, meat sauce, and Fritos. Or go for the Buffalo Blue Burger topped with Riley's buffalo sauce, house-made bleu cheese spread, lettuce, red onions, and crunchy kettle chips. Riley's Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet is open Tuesday through Wednesday from 11am to 6pm, Thursday through Friday from 11am to 8pm, and Saturday from 11am to 3pm. See Details
The Blue Hound Cookery The Blue Hound Cookery is a dog-friendly restaurant in Ivoryton. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Pizza Palace & Restaurant Pizza Palace & Restaurant is a dog-friendly restaurant in Old Saybrook. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Bruegger's Bagels Bruegger's Bagels is a dog-friendly eatery serving a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Wallingford with Fido in tow and a craving for a preservative-free bagel, can head to one of Bruegger's two outdoor tables to dig in. The eatery's menu is made up of bagels and cream cheese, salads, signature soups, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and coffee drinks. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Cheesecake Brownie, Cranberry Orange Nut Muffin, or Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookie. See Details