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 deciding 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 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
Pet Friendly The Burger Joint
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
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
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. Not Your Average Joe's offers 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
Art and Soul Art and Soul 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
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
Lost Dog Cafe Lost Dog Cafe's extensive menu includes salads, chili, chicken corn chowder, baked 3-cheese ziti, spinach lasagna, over 50 types of sandwiches, gourmet specialty pizza, and chunky apple pie for dessert. The back patio welcomes dogs. Lost Dog also works closely with their rescue service to find homes for stray pups. 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
Joe Theismann's Restaurant Whether meeting friends for dinner or gathering to watch the big game, Joe Theismann's Restaurant offers the perfect dining experience in a casual atmosphere where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. The seasonal menu features chef's favorites such as lobster roll sliders, BBQ shrimp, Maryland style crab cake sandwiches, almond crusted halibut, signature pork chops, and eggplant parmesan. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
The Wonderland Ballroom The Wonderland Ballroom is a neighborhood bar with tasty food and refreshing beer, a kickin' juke box, and a dog-friendly patio. Favorite menu options include quesadillas, jumbo wings, homemade chili, spicy sweet potato burritos, black and blue burgers, and southern fried chicken sandwiches. Call ahead for hours. See Details
Chili's Southwestern style food with an outside patio that welcomes dogs. See Details
Virtue Feed and Grain Nice restaurant close to waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. See Details
Rhodeside Grill The dog-friendly Rhodeside Grill features a cozy neighborhood atmosphere and an eclectic American menu. Try delicious offerings such as smoked wings, shrimp and grits, Diablo chicken salad, taco burgers, pan seared salmon, and angry penne pasta, plus 12 beers on tap and a wide selection of bottled and canned brews. Dogs are welcome at outdoor umbrella tables during the summer. Opens at 11am during the week, 10:30am on Saturday, and 10am on Sunday. 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
Whitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Whitlow's is a dog-friendly neighborhood bar serving traditional pub fare such as nachos, wings, Buffalo chicken salad, pulled pork sandwiches, smokehouse burgers, fried chicken, ribeye steak, and grilled salmon. Open 11am to 2am Monday thru Friday and 9am to 2am on weekends. See Details
White Oak Tavern Farm-to-table brewpub with up to 30 brews on tap. Barbecue, high-end burgers and sandwiches are your typical fare. Free pint glasses, handmade pizzas on Tuesdays. Picnic tables, fenced area for dogs. 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
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
The Liberty Tavern The creative menu runs the gamut at this busy downtown lunch spot where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Choose from tasty fare such as crispy lamb ribs, charred baby octopus, rigatoni and meatballs, white wood oven pizza, bone-in pork chops, and wine-braised beef shortribs. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday, 9pm on weekends. Front sidewalk tables are dog friendly. 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. See Details
Union Jacks Just opened up!!!! HUGE patio on the right side is the outdoor bar with ample seating for you and your furry four legged kids. On the left side is the outdoor dining area great for the whole family! Great working crew excellent service and wonderful food!!! All breeds welcome. Took my extra large dog for patio seating and it was packed! Still made accomodations for me and him! See Details