Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Chattanooga, TN

There are 31 pet friendly American restaurants in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Blue Plate
Blue Plate Blue Plate offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day. Cheese omelets, shrimp mac & cheese, baked turkey loaf, and grilled portobello sandwiches. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Foodworks
Foodworks Foodworks, located in Chattanooga, TN, is a trendy Southern eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your meal. They have two pet-friendly patios, one of which is covered and boasts fans and televisions! Foodworks is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Universal Joint Menu includes wings, burgers, quesadillas, and a variety of beer and spirits. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
The Daily Ration The Daily Ration has a huge dog-friendly patio with cornhole games and a fire pit. Bring your dog with you while you dine al fresco for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The spot is especially popular for their hearty breakfasts but is a great place to enjoy happy hour and dinner, too. The Daily Ration is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 7am to 2pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 7am to 10pm, and for Sunday Brunch from 8am to 3pm. See Details
1885 Grill 1885 Grill is an American style eatery that serves up southern coastal cuisine. Choose from menu options like appetizers, salads, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an order of Pimiento Cheese and Fried Okra - housemade southern pimiento cheese with cornmeal fried okra, served with grilled pita. Try the unique Shrimp and Crawfish ?touffee - shrimp and crawfish smothered in creole sauce, and served with grilled bread and basmati rice. Burger enthusiasts should try the1885 Burger - a half pound house blend burger topped with pimiento cheese, homemade chow chow, house cured beef bacon, fried tobacco onions, creole mayo, and green leaf lettuce on a Niedlov's bun. 1885 Grill is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Thursday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Beast + Barrel Gastro Smokehouse Beast and Barrel is a real community hangout that just happens to hold the highest standards when it comes to serving quality food and drink. A varied menu features cheddar bacon bisque, roasted bone marrow, deviled crab cakes, pastrami salmon BLTs, duck burgers, braised lamb shank, and steak frites. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Buffalo Wild Wings Popular national chain serves salads, wings, burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of craft, import, and domestic beer. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
The Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe The Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe is a quirky restaurant that specializes in sandwiches, barbeque, burgers, and comfort food. They offer five outdoor tables on the front porch where you can find dog-friendly seating. Besides their dine in choices, The Purple Daisy also offer take out only picnic plates with barbeque pork or chicken to feed up to six people. The Purple Daisy is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 8pm and weekends from 11am to 4pm. See Details
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 Chattanooga where there are fourteen 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
Blue Water Grille Blue Water Grille is an elegant eatery that serves up a variety of menu items including appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Snag a seat at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a fresh meal with Fido by your side. Start with some Crispy Crab Risotto Fritters - crab, pancetta, and a trio of cheeses in creamy risoto, rolled in seasoned breadcrumbs, lightly fried and served over spicy lemon remoulade with lemon-dressed greens. For your entree, try the Hazelnut Goat Cheese Mahi - mahi crusted in hazelnut goat cheese, topped with prosciutto and housemade Cajun sauce, accompanied by asparagus over white cheddar mashed potatoes. Once you're full and happy, relax with a glass of Berry Bash Sangria (red wine, a blend of pureed berries, pineapple juice, and black raspberry liquer.) Blue Water Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Broad Street Grille The Broad Street Grille, located in the Chattanoogan Hotel in Chattanooga, TN, serves up southern-American style fare that's guaranteed to make your mouth water. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of Blue Crab Dip, with crab meat, cream cheese, Old Bay, and parmesan, served with house tortilla chips. Next, sink your teeth into the Filet Austin - tenderloin roulade, bleu cheese, bacon, roasted red peppers, baby spinach, potato gratin, wilted greens, and port reduction. The Broad Street Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 6:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 6:30am to 2:00pm. See Details
Hennen's Hennen's is an American-style eatery that serves up appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, steaks, pasta, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy the Warm Goat Cheese Plate - drizzled with olive oil and served with arugula, flash fried mushrooms, and a side of toasted boules. Then tuck into the Prince Edward Island mussels served in a jalapeno bacon broth. If seafood isn't your style, order the Shaved Prime Rib - slow roasted and served on ciabatta bread with provolone cheese, grilled onions, and creamy horseradish, with a side of au jus for dipping. Hennen's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, Saturday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Mike's Tavern Mike's Tavern, located in Chatanooga, TN, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Mike's Tavern is open daily from 11am to 12am. See Details
Easy Bistro & Bar Easy Bistro and Bar is an elegant eatery that serves up American style dishes with flair. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a Kellerman (St. George green chili vodka, hoodoo liquer, pierre ferdinand dry curacao, grapefruit cordial, lime, angostura bitters, jalapeno, and an egg white) and an order of Roasted Kale and Rapini with green goddess and pistachio. Then tuck into the Pork Belly with morel, ramp, shiitake, mushroom soubise, and watercress. Easy Bistro and Bar is open Monday through Friday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
St. Elmo Deli & Grill St. Elmo Deli and Grill is a local sandwich shop with a wide variety of bites. They have three outdoor tables with dog-friendly seating. You'll find an expansive selection of options including several vegetarian sandwiches. The restaurant is close to several of the local attractions and parks making it a popular pit stop for tourists and locals alike. St. Elmo is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 7pm, Saturday from 11am to 4pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. See Details
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant, located in Chattanooga, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious American-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Fried Green Tomatoes dipped in egg wash and rolled in cornmeal, served with chipotle bacon ranch. Next, chow down on the Shrimp and Grits - jumbo shrimp blackened and sauteed with peppers, onions garlic, tomatoes, and mushrooms, over Gouda Weisenberger grits, served with a house salad. Or go for the Tennessee Philly with slow-smoked beef brisket or grilled chicken, bell peppers, onions, BBQ sauce, and smoked gouda on a hoagie, served with au jus. End on the perfect sweet note with the Deep-Fried Brownie Sundae - a fried brownie and triple treat cookie dough topped with ice cream, spiced pecans, and candied bacon! See Details
The Big Table The Big Table offers casual dining and two dog-friendly tables on their front porch. The menu offers familiar entrees like soups, sandwiches, and entrees. You'll also find vegetarian options and daily specials. They are open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Southern Star Southern Star serves up southern-inspired cuisine, prepared fresh daily with high quality ingredients. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, quiche, sandwiches, seafood, ribs, meat and three, veggies, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of freshly fried oysters with dill tartar sauce. For your entree, try the Virginia Ham Sandwich with Granny Smith apple, provolone, and a sweet and spicy mustard, served with your choice of chips or fries. For something a bit on the lighter side, try the Charleston Salad with fried chicken, mixed greens, bleu cheese, tomato, onion, sugared pecans, and a housemade honey mustard vinaigrette. Southern Star is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Jefferson's Jefferson's Restaurant is open Monday through Wednesday from 10:30am to 10:00pm, Thursday from 10:30am to 12:00am, Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm. This eatery serves up a wide variety of Americana menu options including appetizers, wings, burgers, sandwiches, oysters, wraps, barbecue, chicken platters, seafood baskets, salads, and much more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with an order of their famous wings in your choice of sauce (teriyaki, lemon pepper, sweet and sassy, hot yaki, mango habanero, afterburner, and more). Next, try the Guacamole Bacon Burger made with a fresh, hand-pattied burger, topped with pepper jack cheese, bacon, and guacamole. Seafood lovers can try Jefferson's Baked Oysters topped with hot sauce, parmesan cheese, and jalapenos. See Details
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving Chattanooga locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Market Street can head to one of Applebee's nine outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Gunbarrel Road has twelve 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
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Chattanooga, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
Hooters Hooters, located in Chattanooga, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
Penn Station East Coast Subs This sub spot on Broad Street has dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. Penn Station East Coast Subs has a small but hearty menu of submarine sandwiches plus fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade. You can get classic sandwiches like Philly Cheesesteaks, Reubens, and Italian. For something light, you can go for the Grilled Artichoke or Grilled Vegetable. Save some room for a warm chocolate chip cookie. See Details