Top Dog Friendly American Restaurants Worldwide

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when it’s time for dinner. A dog’s gotta eat too! And no matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great American restaurants that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Patio on Lamont
The Patio on Lamont The Patio on Lamont serves inspired California cuisine and caters to foodies and the canines they love. Upon arrival, Fido will receive a gourmet house-made dog biscuit and a fresh bowl of water. The open-air patio attracts lots of pooches, so reservations are recommended. See Details
Pet Friendly The Forge
The Forge The Forge, formerly known as Forge in the Forest, is a bistro-style eatery where Fido is welcome to join you on their dog friendly patio named, The Pound Patio, where pooches may order specialty items from their own Canine Cuisine menu. The restaurant features gourmet dishes for lunch and dinner such as San Francisco style fondue, chicken satay lollipops, curry chicken paninis, Margherita pizza, fettuccine Alfredo, skirt steak and more. The Canine Cuisine menu offers items such as a cup of kibble, the Hot Diggity Dog, a Quarter Hounder, and Hen House Chicken Strips. See Details
FUEL Charleston FUEL Cantina is a dog-friendly restaurant in downtown Charleston, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, Fuel has a tropical setting housed in an old gas station with an indoor/outdoor bar and one of Charleston’s largest patios. The ambiance strikes a balance between relaxation and nostalgia. FUEL Charleston serves Caribbean influenced cuisine using simple ingredients accompanied by affordable beers, signature cocktails, and unique wines. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Tin Shed Garden Cafe Tin Shed Garden Cafe, located in Portland, OR, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this casual, neighborhood cafe that even offers a dog menu! The dog menu features chicken, ground beef or pork mixed with rice or sweet potatoes and peanut butter banana ice cream for dessert. Purchase a do bandanna and all proceeds go to a local fundraiser. If you pup comes in wearing their bandanna, they receive half off their meal! Tin Shed Garden Cafe is open daily. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. While your pup peruses his own menu with options like hamburger patties or grilled chicken and brown rice, humans can chow down on the unique PB & J Burger - a grilled half-pound burger topped with candied bacon, Havarti cheese, peanut butter, grape jelly, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles! See Details
Sunny Point Cafe This family-owned cafe serves upscale made-from-scratch in a cozy atmosphere with a covered outdoor seating are that welcomes leashed, well-behaved dogs. Menu features salads, sandwiches, burgers, breakfast for dinner, and hearty entrees such as mighty meaty meatloaf, pork osso buco, and shrimp and grits. Open daily at 8am. See Details
Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill Locals and tourists both agree Macky's casual, festive vibe, traditional American menu, and dog-friendly beachfront seating make it the go-to dining destination in Ocean City. Delicious surf and turf options include blackened tuna, Buffalo shrimp, jerk chicken, ribeye steak, crab enchiladas, and lobster mac and cheese. See Details
Forest Room 5 Forest Room 5 serves up American cuisine and as patio seating where dogs are welcome. Enjoy tasty dinner dishes such as crispy calamari, smokey mac 'n' cheese, Colorado beef filet, chicken confit tacos, and sea salt brownies for dessert. Open daily 4pm to 2am. See Details
Whole Foods Market The restaurant inside Whole Foods serves a variety of tasty offerings, including salads, deli sandwiches, pizza, and a hot bar. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Porch Swing Pub Porch Swing Pub offers a chill outdoor patio that welcomes leashed dogs, 38 beers on draft with another 30 or 40 bottled brews, and a classic bar and grill menu that includes jalapeno poppers, pub burgers, Buffalo chicken sandwiches, cheesesteaks, wings, and BBQ pizza. Whether it's lunch you’re looking for or a late night snack, Porch Swing can satisfy your appetite. See Details
Posana Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables overlooking Historic Pack Square at this contemporary farm-to-table American restaurant. Posana is so dog-friendly that the restaurant serves a menu especially for dogs featuring a grilled chicken breast with grains, Brasstown Doggie Beefloaf, and bacon soy doggie ice cream treats. The menus for humans also feature organic, sustainable, and local ingredients. Try the oatmeal brulee with dried fruit and almonds for brunch, smoky chipotle BBQ pork spare ribs at lunch, and saffron sea scallops with sweet corn risotto for dinner. Posana is open for dinner Tuesday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm, Sunday 5pm - 9pm; brunch is served Saturday - Sunday 10am - 3pm. See Details
The Cove The Cove specializes in SOL food -- Sustainable, Organic, Local. They use grass-fed and free-range proteins in all their dishes, including tacos, burgers, and sandwiches. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables, but orders must be placed inside. See Details
Barnaby's Cafe Barnaby's Cafe is a bright, open dining spot offers a cosmopolitan menu and an outdoor patio that welcomes dogs. Choose from varied options such as Asian spicy wings, Danish baby back ribs, homemade lasagna, chicken La Jolla, Hawaiian pork chops, Tex-Mex, and burgers. Open Tuesday thru Friday at 7:30am, 8am on weekends. See Details
Katy Trail Ice House Stop in for a burger, patty melt, or their dark beer venison chili, then wash it down with a cold Texas draft. Beer garden and patio are dog friendly. See Details
Joe's on Juniper Joe’s On Juniper, a midtown tavern, is open seven days a week, serving an array of traditional American foods, all of which perfectly complement the extensive beer and cocktail list, and offering one of Atlanta's favorite dog-friendly outdoor dining spaces. Menu features tasty offerings such as Thai nachos, jumbo fried shrimp, Buffalo chicken salad, Angus beef burgers, tacos, wraps and sandwiches, and white chocolate mousse for dessert. See Details
J. Christopher's J. Christopher's is a dog-friendly restaurant in Savannah that serves tasty breakfast, lunch, and brunch items, including omelettes, pancakes, Benedicts, salads, burgers, and sandwiches. Dog-friendly outdoor tables with umbrellas will keep your dog cool and comfortable while they enjoy something off the doggie menu. Complimentary water bowls are provided for all four-legged patrons. See Details
Double Dogs Delicious menu offers chicken wings and tenders, pizza, and Black Angus burgers. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
GrillSmith Carrollwood GrillSmith Restaurant in the Carrollwood area of Tampa has a spacious outdoor patio where you can sit and eat with your dog. Menu features spicy Thai shrimp, BBQ pulled pork flatbread, bourbon salmon, center-cut sirloin, and chicken caprese, plus handcrafted margaritas, martinis, and sangria. See Details
Mayfel's Mayfel's is an eclectic and fun eatery in the heart of downtown Asheville that serves Louisiana-style food including gumbo, muffalettas, po' boys, and beignets. They have two dog-friendly outdoor dining areas: the front patio and The Courtyard Bar, which is reminiscent of the New Orleans French Quarter. See Details
Liberty Pub and Grill A menu of traditional pub fare that can be enjoyed with Fido on the outside covered patio. See Details
Carmel Belle Carmel Belle prides itself in using sustainable, organic, and hormone-free/grass-fed ingredients in all its dishes, and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables with treats and water bowls. Menu features tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner options such as green eggs and ham, stone-cut oatmeal, hot and cold sandwiches, quinoa mac and cheese, and meatloaf. See Details
Portage Bay Cafe Portage Bay Cafe is dog-friendly and focuses on local, sustainable fare that's as good to the earth as it is to your taste buds. Breakfast is served all day and lunch options include flank steak salad, cheeseburgers, veggie shawarma, and Cuban sandwiches. Dogs are welcome to join diners on the outdoor patio, season and weather permitting. (The inside of the cafe is not pet-friendly.) Opens daily at 7:30am. See Details
Creekside American Bistro Creekside American Bistro, located in Sedona, AZ, is a casual, pet-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor patio table and even gets his own menu. Located on Oak Creek with stunning views of Red Rock, Creekside offers a warm ambiance to complement a San Francisco style cuisine. The wholesome menu features an award-winning breakfast, salads and sandwiches for lunch, and dinner entrees such as Shrimp and Grits, Barbecued Pork Ribs, Vegan Bento Box, steak, lamb, salads and more. The Doggie Menu has favorites such as a cheddar omelet with chicken jerky, venison stew, steak tartare and dog cookies! Menus change with the season. See Details