"Who's the good boy?! Who's my good boy?!" It's dinnertime, but you don't want to leave your pooch home alone, so take him to dinner.

There's an excellent selection of restaurants in and around the Danbury area, where pets are welcome on the patio dining area, and some even provide a water dish for your pooch. Here are the pet friendly eating establishments I recommend thanks to petfriendlyrestaurants.com and bringfido.com

  • PIZZERIA LAURETANO

    Bethel, CT

    Located at 291 Greenwood Ave, Pizzeria Lauretano earns a 3.5 out of 5 stars on yelp, where reviewers rave about the pizza being as good if not better than the big boys in New Haven. Grab one of their outdoor tables and bring along your pet. They also feature live jazz on Sundays.

  • GREENWOOD'S GRILLE AND ALE HOUSE

    Bethel, CT

    Greenwood's is located at 186 Greenwood Ave in Bethel and features 19 craft beers on tap.

  • RED ROOSTER DRIVE-IN

    Brewster, NY

    The Red Rooster is a 60's era counter spot take out restaurant that can be found at 1566 Rt. 22 in Brewster, and is a perfect spot to bring along your dog due to their large picnic area.

  • THE AMERICAN KITCHEN

    New Milford, CT

    The American Kitchen is located at 132 Danbury Road in New Milford and features burgers, flat breads, steaks, and meatloaf and an awesome patio which is dog friendly.

  • LUMBERYARD PUB & SPORTS BAR

    West Redding, CT

    The Lumberyard Pub is located at 2 Main Street in West Redding and is known for their outrageous wings, karaoke nights, and live music nights. Dogs are welcome on their outdoor patio.

  • BURGER BAR & BISTRO

    South Norwalk, CT

    The Burger Bar is at 60 North Main St. in South Norwalk and is not only pet friendly but they actually have a Doggie Menu.

  • PANCHOS & GRINGOS - BROOKFIELD

    Brookfield, CT

    Panchos & Gringos is located at 779 Federal Road in Brookfield and features authentic Mexican food. Your dog is welcome on their outdoor patio during the summer months.

  • SOUTHWEST CAFE

    Ridgefield, CT

    The Southwest Cafe is tucked away in the Copps Hill Plaza at 109 Danbury Road in Ridgefield and for 28 years has featured upscale Mexican delicacies and welcomes Fido to their outdoor patio seating.

  • ABRUZZI TRATORIA

    Patterson, NY

    Abruzzi's is located at 3191 Route 22 in Patterson, NY and features reasonably priced Italian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. During the summer months your dog is welcome on their outdoor patio.

  • FERRIS ACRES CREAMERY

    Newtown, CT

    We'll finish our doggy dining experience with dessert at one of the very best ice cream shops in Connecticut, Ferris Acres Creamery at 144 Sugar St. in Newtown. Bring along your pooch because they even have special dog treat ice cream.