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You know that guilty feeling you get when you go to leave your house, and your dog looks up at you with those huge puppy eyes wondering where you are going? Yeah, we all feel it. Next time you are headed out on a nice day, skip the guilt and take your best friend with you.
Boston is lucky enough to be filled with an abundance of dog-friendly patios to relax with your furry friend. Here are a few places worth checking out.
The Living Room
The Living Room offers a laid back, yet upscale dining experience offering locally sourced globally inspired comfort food. Favorites including duck fat fries, buffalo chicken dumplings, and lobster mac and cheese can all be enjoyed on their outdoor patio. Customers love their canine-friendly menu options, including chicken and rice as well as beef and rice bowls. A bowl of water comes complimentary.
Blunch
Open early to meet all your brunch needs, Blunch serves up a variety of sandwiches, salads and baked goods sure to fulfill your sweet tooth. Customers love the outside seating, freshly made churros and croissants, as well as the dog biscuits available for pups.
The Liberty Hotel
Head on over to The Yard at the Liberty Hotel for one of their many seasonal events, including a “Yappy Hour.” Grab a drink and a light bite to eat, then relax in their chic environment. Yappy Hour occurs from May-Oct on Monday and Wednesday evenings.
Moonshine 152
Perfect for a late night dinner or a weekend brunch, Moonshine 152 is sure to satisfy to taste buds. Their menu rotates seasonally offering a mix of street food and local cuisine. Be sure to check out their “Best of Boston” Chicken and Waffles entree while you enjoy a nice day in their outdoor seating area.
Bar Boulud
Finally, if you’re looking for the ultimate dining experience, look no further than Bar Boulud, located at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Dine on the patio of this French-inspired bistro, and you along with your dog will be treated to mouthwatering plates. The menu features many satisfying seafood options, such as their oyster bar. What sets Bar Boulud apart from the others is their special pup-inspired dining experience, Bark Boulud, which features their canine-friendly menu in addition to French-inspired doggie photo props. Who doesn’t want to see a dog in a beret?!