Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Bethesda, MD

There are 7 pet friendly American restaurants in Bethesda that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. 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 Bethesda. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Not Your Average Joe's
Not Your Average Joe's Not Your Average Joe's, located in Bethesda, MD, is a casual, dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They offer an ever-changing menu, from their famous focaccia and dipping oil, to their legendary pizza, salads, and sandwiches, there is something for everyone. Come in for fan favorites like the Mustard Crusted Chicken or Steak Tips, stay for the extended list of wines, craft beer, and crafted cocktails. They also serve an extensive gluten free menu, happy hour, and weekend brunch. See Details
Pet Friendly Silver
Silver The dog-friendly Silver restaurant describes itself as having ""the heart of diner with the style of a brasserie."" Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and even late-night meals created with ingredients from over fifteen local farms on their large outdoor patio. Try one of the playful dishes like Pickle Fried Chicken and Waffles or Truffle Bison Meatloaf. Silver accepts reservations and call ahead seating. Open Sunday through Thursday 7am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday 7am to 12am." See Details
True Food Kitchen True Food Kitchen in Bethesda, MD, is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They specialize in healthy Californian fusion food. They prepare and serve foods crafted to nutritional standards and featuring unique and nutritionally-dense ingredients. Their menu is seasonal in order to provide the freshest ingredients available but includes salads, bowls, pizza, sandwiches, burgers and more. See Details
The Burger Joint Specialty burgers and milkshakes are the focus of this growing chain of casual, pet friendly eateries. They've picked up past Best Burger awards from Washingtonian Magazine and The Washington Post. They have a burger take on the classic Beef Wellington, and a Korean BBQ burger. Their specialty offerings change depending on seasons and local availability to be sure to check out their website for details. Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 10pm and Sundays 11am to 9pm. See Details
Daily Grill Modeled after big city American grills, Daily Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant and bar serving traditional fare to Bethesda locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Grill can head to one of its ten outdoor tables to dig into a plate of meatloaf with mashed potatoes alongside Fido. Daily Grill's menu is comprised of brunch items, appetizers such as Crispy Naked Wings and Fried Calamari, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken dishes, seafood, pasta, steaks and chops, and favorites such as Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs, a Chop House Burger, Braised Short Rib and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Cinnamon Apple Walnut Crisp, Carrot Cake Bread Pudding or Ricotta Cheesecake. See Details
Booeymonger Restaurant Booeymonger Restaurant is a dog-friendly deli and sandwich shop serving award-winning dishes to Bethesda locals and tourists alike. Booeymonger offers eight outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a hot Gatsby Arrow sandwich alongside their furry friend. The Restaurant's menu is made up of salads, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and omelettes, and hot, cold and build your own sandwiches. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Heckman's Delicatessen & Bar Heckman's Delicatessen and Bar serves New York style Jewish deli staples with an extensive menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner plates. Four dog-friendly tables are available for you and your pup if you want to dine in, but they also offer carry out and curbside pick up for a quick meal. Their menu features bagels, customizable sandwiches, signatures like the Russo's Tower, salads, and dinner entrees like Chicken In The Pot. They also serve coffee, desserts, beer, whiskey, and other specialty beverages. Heckman's is open Sunday through Wednesday from 8am to 8pm and Thursday through Saturday from 8am to 9pm. These hours may be seasonal. See Details
Art and Soul Art and Soul in Washington DC is dog friendly! The restaurant features an inventive, Southern-inspired menu and modern cocktails with dog-friendly patio seating. Art & Soul has a dog menu with creatively named items like The Hungry Dawg and Peanut-Banana Pupsicles. The menu for humans features a varied array of delicious options including bacon cheddar cornbread, braised short rib empanadas, seared diver scallops, duck leg confit, and fried Amish chicken. See Details
Logan Tavern Fill up on delicious American comfort grub at this well-loved Logan Circle favorite where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Tasty menu options include ginger calamari, baked meatballs, PEI mussels, chipotle fried chicken, shrimp po'boys, bison burgers, and Cajun rubbed salmon. Opens at 11:30am during the week, 10:30am on weekends. See Details
Virtue Feed & Grain Fido can join you at an outdoor table with waterfront views on the patio at the dog-friendly Virtue Feed & Grain in Old Town Alexandria, VA. This restored feed and grain warehouse from the 1800s serves upscale, farm-fresh American pub-fare, has a large bourbon collection and also serves local beers. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe Dunn Loring The Original Lost Dog Café has rescued, sponsored and placed hundreds of abandoned and unwanted animals over the past 13 years. See Details
Commissary This laid-back neighborhood cafe lends itself well to everything from a cold afternoon beer to a tasty breakfast bite. Delicious menu options include chicken nachos, thin crust pizza, grilled salmon, steak frites, coconut curry stir fry, patty melts, and fish tacos. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer. Opens daily at 8am. See Details
The Bird The Bird, located in Washington, DC, is a trendy eatery that serves up New American-style cuisine. 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 Duck Meatballs with spicy tomato curry and yogurt. Next, chow down on the Moulard Duck and Angus Beef Burger - a double patty topped with double American cheese and mac sauce. The Bird is open Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 10:30pm, Friday from 4pm to 11:30pm, Saturday from 9am to 11:30pm, and Sunday from 9am to 10:30pm. See Details
Chef Geoff's Chef Geoff's is known for its reliable, classic American cuisine, fabulous Sunday jazz brunches, and a spacious outdoor dining section that welcomes dogs. Menu features honey-sriracha wings, crispy calamari, Hawaiian pizza, jumbo lump crabcake sandwiches, wild mushroom ravioli, and Italian sausage penne, plus and extensive selection of craft cocktails and global wines. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Saturday, 10:30am on Sunday. See Details
Peacock Cafe Established in 1991, Peacock Cafe is a tradition in Georgetown life. It is one of the friendliest restaurants and bars to enjoy an eclectic menu that offers something for everyone.

Around the clock, lunch to dinner into the night, Peacock Cafe attracts followers. There is outdoor sidewalk seating during seasonal weather. Inside, the cosmopolitan interior offer view of a charming courtyard.

We are proud to have Chef Maziar Farivar featured at the prestigious James Beard Foundation Dinner in NYC in 2010 and 2012, and just recently Chef Maziar has been selected amongst the group of 60 chefs across the U.S. to the "Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Initiative" ,Setting the Table for Diplomacy, thru the Department of State.

Peacock Cafe has a wonderful outdoor area and on the weekends it's the neighborhood place to go with your dog.
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Tupelo Honey Cafe Tupelo Honey Cafe pays homage to Southern culinary traditions with a menu full of classic dishes and modern spins on old favorites. You can stop by with Fido at this location in Arlington where there are eight dog-friendly tables outside. The menu features sandwiches, salads, snacks, and mains for any palate. Entrees include decadent dishes like the Cauliflower Steak, Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken, or Tupelo Shrimp and Grits. Brunch is a popular affair with popular dishes like the Appalachian Breakfast or Red Flannel Hash. Don't miss out on the drink menu with craft cocktails, Bloody Marys, mimosas, wine, and beer. See Details
Mele Bistro This cozy neighborhood favorite dishes up lovingly-prepared Continental cuisine and offers dog-friendly patio seating. The farm-to-table menu is focused on fresh seafood, homemade pasta, and aged North American meats. Dogs are welcome at covered front tables. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Bagel Cafe Omelets and bagels for breakfast, salads, classic and specialty sandwiches for lunch. Dogs welcome in outdoor cafe area. No fencing around tables to keep dogs out. See Details
GCDC Savor a spin on the classic American sandwich. GCDC serves signature and build-your-own grilled cheese sandwiches, plus beer and wine. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Coupe Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables at this French-American cafe. The Coupe serves breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner daily. Menu items include a grilled cheese sandwich paired with tomato-basil soup, spinach-rhubarb salad, avocado toast, and sriracha glazed wings. Wash it all down with a cortado or tiki punch. The Coupe is open daily from 7am until close. See Details
B DC Penn Quarter Dogs are welcome at more than twenty outdoor tables at this restaurant. B DC Penn Quarter specializes in gourmet burgers and has a large selection of bourbons and craft beers for lunch and dinner. The restaurant also serves Sunday brunch with bottomless Jim Beam bourbon sours and mimosas in addition to breakfast burgers, eggs Benedict, steak and eggs, and Nashville hot chicken and biscuits. B DC is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 11pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - midnight. See Details
The Warehouse Dogs are welcome to be leashed on the other side of the fence at four outdoor tables at this Old Town fine dining restaurant. The Warehouse serves classic Cajun cuisine in an upscale environment that is perfect for a special occasion or date night. Menu items include crawfish and shrimp beignets, grilled ?filet mignon topped with jumbo lump crab and sauce bearnaise with fresh asparagus and smashed potatoes, crawfish etouffee, Cajun meatloaf, and crab cakes. The Warehouse is open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; hours of operation are Monday - Thursday 11am - 10pm, Friday 11am - 10:30pm, Saturday 9am - 11pm, Sunday 9am - 9pm. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe The Original Lost Dog Café has rescued, sponsored, and placed hundreds of abandoned and unwanted animals over the past 13 years. This popular eatery offers salads, a huge selection of hot and cold sandwiches, gourmet pizza, pasta, and milkshakes. Outdoor seating is dog friendly, weather permitting. See Details
Old Town Pour House With its modern design and lively atmosphere, Old Town Pour House is an excellent choice for a Happy Hour gathering or dinner with friends. With over 90 craft brews from across the globe on tap, even the most fickle of beer lovers will find a libation to their liking. A made-from-scratch American menu includes Buffalo shrimp, crab fondue, BBQ chicken salad, duck reuben sandwiches, pork chops, and rigatoni. The spacious sidewalk outdoor seating area is dog friendly.
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