Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Boulder, CO

There are 15 pet friendly American restaurants in Boulder 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 Boulder. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Blue
Cafe Blue Cafe Blue is a friendly neighborhood restaurant offering tasty lunch and dinner options with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes New England clam chowder, salmon salad, risotto, enchiladas, burgers, po'boys, Cajun meatloaf, and sea scallops. Open 11am to 9pm Monday thru Friday, 4pm-9pm on Saturday. See Details
Pet Friendly Half Fast Subs
Half Fast Subs Half Fast Subs boasts a lengthy menu of cold, stuffed, and vegetarian subs, plus ten different types of cheesesteaks. Front outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Snarf's Snarf's award-winning sandwiches are made-to-order using only the finest ingredients including premium meats and cheeses, served in a cozy locale with dog-friendly outdoor picnic tables. Choose from the famous Italian, cheese and mushroom, meatball and provolone, smoked brisket, and New York steak, plus fresh salads and soup of the day. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Restaurant 4580 You and Fido can take in the views of the foothills at the dog-friendly, Restaurant 4580. With ten tables outside, you'll have plenty of choices. The varied menu includes lots of American entrees, such as grilled lamb chops, steak, and shrimp and grits. Alternatively, you may want to feast on a deluxe burger, a juicy ranch half pound burger topped with caramelized onions, butter lettuce, tomato, and garlic aioli on a fresh rosemary kaiser roll, served with fries. Restaurant 4580 is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 10pm and Saturday to Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Dougs Day Diner Dougs Day Diner, located in Boulder, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of American classics. Choose from menu options including egg dishes, omelettes, skillets, potatoes, breakfast burritos, soups, salads, sandwiches, burritos, chicken, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Big Pig Omelette filled with ham, bacon, chorizo, tortilla strips, sour cream, fresh onions, cheese, and your choice of red and/or green chilies. Or stop in for lunch and chow down on their unique Black Betty Burger topped with peanut butter, fresh green chilies, sharp cheddar cheese, and blackberry jam! See Details
Oak Fun, upscale restaurant serves tomato braised meatballs, wagyu beef tartare, and roasted Alaskan halibut. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Roadhouse Boulder Depot Built in 1890, Roadhouse Boulder Depot served as a passenger station for Union Pacific Railroad until 1957. This historic restaurant has seventeen dog-friendly tables outside and serves American cuisine. You and Fido may be inclined to try one of the popular burgers on the menu. The Depot Burger comes highly recommended by local diners and is topped with caramelized onions, gruyere, and beef short rib on a bun. The Roadhouse Boulder Depot is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 9am to 11pm, and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Hungry Toad The Hungry Toad, an English gathering place, offers eight pet-friendly tables outside. A catalyst of classic English and American pub-fare, this restaurant has been providing both traditional and creative pub food and English draft and local craft beers since 1991. At the Hungry Toad, they believe that not all burgers are created equally. You may find the South of the Border Burger to be to your liking, served with fried jalapenos, jack cheese, lettuce, and tomato. In addition to their extensive menu, the outdoor patio has grand views of Sanitas and the surrounding foothills. The Hungry Toad is open every day of the week from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Parkway Restaurant The Parkway Cafe serves up American style breakfast and lunches with daily specials. This dog-friendly restaurant offers ten tables outside for dogs and their owners. One of the breakfast favorites they offer is the breakfast enchiladas, two corn tortillas stuffed with scrambled eggs, tomatoes, green chilis, and onions smothered with green or red chili and cheese, and served with Parkway potatoes and refried beans. The Parkway Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 3pm, Saturday from 7am to 2pm, and Sunday from 7am to 1pm. See Details
Ted's Montana Grill Ted's Montana Grill offers a dining experience that reflects the spirit of the bison, a symbol of the American spirit and the Great Plains. This location on Pearl Street in Boulder provides dog-friendly seating with six outside. On the menu, you will find creative sandwiches and burgers along with more formal, classic entrees. The gourmet burgers feature bison or beef patties in signature selections like the Kitchen Sink or the Delicious Duo which includes both beef and bison. Vegetarians can enjoy the House-Made Veggie Burger, too! Mains include plates like the bison meatloaf, bison pot roast, or even bison shot ribs. Don't miss out on the extensive beverage selection with wine, cocktails, and beer. See Details
Larkburger Larkburger is proud to present a classic burger, free of a million piled-on ingredients; truffle fries and kale salad; and fresh natural ingredients in all their food. This American restaurant on Arapahoe Avenue has five pet-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you to indulge in a burger with serious thought behind it. The Larkburger itself begins with fresh, all-natural black Angus beef seasoned with fresh ground black pepper and kosher salt. Their chefs cook the burgers to order and top them with lettuce, tomato, red onion and dill pickles. It sounds simple, but when you get too complex you forget the obvious things like the flavors of the meat and the tradition of the burger. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Deli Zone Deli Zone is a dog-friendly spot to find authentic New York-style sandwiches in Boulder. Visitors to Deli Zone can head to one of its three outdoor tables to dig into a Buffalo Wing Sandwich stuffed with grilled chicken, Swiss cheese, lettuce, red onion, and smothered in Frank's hot sauce and Ranch dressing. The deli's menu is comprised of breakfast sandwiches, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, vegetable sandwiches, and daily specials such as Meatballs Parmesan, Chicken Salad, and Roast Beef Provolone. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a brownie or chocolate chip cookie. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on 29th Street has twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Snarf's Sub Shop Snarf's Sub Shop on Arapahoe Avenue has three dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Freshly made sandwiches are available at Snarf's Sub Shop, with options like Corned Beef and Swiss, Chicken Salad and Provolone, and French Dip and au jus. You can also create your own sandwich, topped with the famous house-made giardiniera peppers. Sandwiches are available in three sizes, from the five-inch novice, to the foot-long Pro. Gluten-free? No problem, Snarf's Sub Shop has wheat-free rolls in addition to their scratch-baked bread. 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
Firehouse Subs Firehouse Subs, located in Boulder, is a popular deli-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty subs and salads. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Hook and Ladder Sub with smoked turkey, Virginia honey ham, and melted Monterey jack cheese. Order it Fully Involved to get mayo, deli mustard, lettuce, tomato, and onion! Or try the New York Steamer Sub with USDA corned beef brisket, pastrami, melted provolone, deli mustard, mayo, and Italian dressing. For something a bit lighter, try the Firehouse Salad with romaine, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, mozzarella, pepperoncini peppers, and dressing, with your choice of smoked turkey, grilled chicken, or Virginia honey ham. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. 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
Vesta Dipping Grill Vesta Dipping Grill has become a go-to dining destination in Denver offers a bold, seasonal menu with dog-friendly patio seating during the summer. Sample an extensive lineup of wine by the glass and bottle, and delicious dinner options such as spicy shrimp tempura, beef tartare, pan-roasted bone marrow, day boat diver scallops, Colorado rack of lamb, and black truffle risotto. Opens daily at 5pm. See Details
Smashburger Smashburger specializes in always made-to-order, never frozen burgers seared to perfection in a casual atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Enjoy juicy burgers, tender chicken sandwiches, fresh salads, shakes and malts, and ice cold beer. Dogs can join their owners at front outside tables. Smashburger is open daily 10am to 10pm. See Details
Murphy's Tap House Murphy's Tap House offers a variety of craft beer on tap and a food menu that includes Carolina hot wings, Asian crab cakes, salmon BLTAs, smokey BBQ burgers, poblano pork tacos, fish and chips, and coconut Thai curry. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Waterloo Waterloo serves scratch made dishes and handcrafted cocktails in a relaxed Main Street setting with front outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Sample from a diverse menu that features Texas sized nachos, pulled pork sliders, tomato basil soup, el fuego burgers, chicken street tacos, brisket stuffed avocado, and stacked enchiladas. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Quaker Steak & Lube Westminster Westminster is the first Quaker Steak & Lube® restaurant located in Colorado. Our Motorsports themed restaurant offers the best wings in Denver with over 25 different wing sauces. We are dog friendly on our patio as long as your dog is friendly and leashed. There is always something happening at The Lube® like Kids Day Mondays, All-U-Can Eat Wings & Shrimp on Tuesday night, our trademark Bike Nite on Wednesdays (during season), Speed Dating and more! See Details
Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant Enjoy German style craft beer and a menu of burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads, and tacos. Yappy Hours are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays on the dog-friendly patio. See Details
Large Marge's Philly Cheesesteaks Large Marge's Philly Cheesesteaks offers this crowd pleasing dish in a relaxed environment where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. In addition to 20 kinds of cheesesteak variations, the menu also features hoagies, wraps, fried zucchini, and mac and cheese bites. Open seven days a week from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Central Bistro Bar 1691 Excellent American Bistro with a front patio that welcomes dogs. See Details