Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Columbia, MD

There are 9 pet friendly American restaurants in Columbia 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 Columbia. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Ale House Columbia
Ale House Columbia Ale House offers over 50 bottled, canned, and draft craft beers and a menu that includes Thai shrimp, Tex-Mex rolls, roasted pear salad, Buffalo chicken flatbread, angry mussels, Korean beef tacos, crab cake dinners, and steak frites. Shaded umbrella tables are dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Greene Turtle
Greene Turtle Varied menu includes French onion soup, crab cake sliders, Buffalo chicken nachos, spicy meatball pizza, and baby back ribs. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Dobbin Road has seven 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
The Corner Stable The Corner Stable is a casual 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. Start off with an order of the Stable Onion Bloomer - a giant, crispy, flowering onion served with special Stable dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Crab Cake & Ribs - a half-pound jumbo lump crab cake served with a half-rack of baby back ribs. Or go for the Little Red Sandwich with Texas-style rib meat, melted Swiss and pepper jack cheese, Stable onion sauce, and crispy onion straws on Texas toast, served with potato chips. The Corner Stable is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
TGI Fridays TGI Fridays provides a diverse menu with familiar favorites sure to please your whole pack. You can bring Fido to this location on Benson Drive in Columbia where there are five dog-friendly tables outside. The menu items range from wings and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Signature mains include plates like ribs, chicken fingers, salmon, and pasta. The beverage selection is eclectic and refreshing with cocktails and beer as well as non-alcoholic options like smoothies and slushes. See Details
The Burger Joint Specialty burgers and milkshakes are the focus of this growing chain of casual, pet friendly eateries. In the past they've picked up Best Burger awards from Washingtonian Magazine and The Washington Post. 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
Jason's Deli This Deli on McGaw Road is home to four pet-friendly tables, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy soups, salads, garden fresh salad, and for vegetarian hounds, a number of meatless eats. If meatless eats sounds good to you, then indulge in their black bean taco salad: mixed salad greens and organic blue corn chips, topped with black bean and roasted corn mix, and garnished with cheddar, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, and Southwest spices, served with salsa on the side. Whether you are hungry for a fresh salad, sandwich, or dessert, you'll find your fix at Jason's Deli. Please note that table service isn't available outside, so you'll have to go in and order it to go while your dog waits. See Details
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Potbelly Sandwich Shop, located in Columbia, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty noshes. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Wreck Sandwich with salami, Angus roast beef, oven-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, melted Swiss, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on multigrain bread. Or go for the Uptown Salad with romaine, iceberg, spinach, all-natural grilled chicken, crumbled bleu cheese, red grapes, apples, dried cranberries, diced red onion, and candied walnuts. Before you leave, grab a shake in your favorite flavor (Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Oreo, Banana, Mixed Berry, Strawberry, and more.) Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Columbia, 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
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
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
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
Maggie's Farm Maggie's Farm is a paradise for foodies who enjoy fresh and unpretentious food. They have a creative seasonal menu and offer dog-friendly tables during the summer. 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
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
Mission BBQ Not only do they have delicious barbecue, but the staff is very friendly to humans and canines alike. Bowls of water are available for dogs. See Details
Cafe Dupont The brasserie-style Café Dupont offers dog-friendly outdoor seating and a hint of Parisian influence in its menu and decor, located smack dab in the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood. Menu features Maine scallops, crispy pig cheeks, wild Alaskan halibut, New Zealand lamb shank, and prime tenderloin. Opens at 6:30am during the week and 7am for weekend brunch. See Details
Martin's Tavern Martin's Tavern offers an authentic atmosphere with virtually the same menu since it's inception in 1933. Menu includes New England clam chowder, BBQ shrimp, fried oysters, slow roasted pot roast, pan seared scallops, and filet mignon. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on a first-come, first-served basis. See Details
Kooper's Tavern Kooper's serves burgers, sandwiches, pizza, baked stuffed chicken, and baby lamb chops. Dogs are welcome at the front outdoor tables. See Details
Duesenberg's American Cafe and Grill This cute cafe located in the heart of Historic Catonsville Village offers creative menu offerings and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Choose from tasty options such as omelettes, Benedicts, waffles, pancakes, salads, specialty burgers, and a variety of hot and cold sandwiches. Open Monday thru Saturday 6am to 3pm; closed Sundays. See Details
Bread & Circuses Cozy bistro serves modern American dishes with Bohemian influences. Menu includes seafood bisque, shrimp tempura, smoked salmon Caesar salad, seared diver scallops, chicken Mykonos, and wild mushroom stuffed ravioli. Outside patio tables are dog friendly. See Details
Michael's Cafe Menu includes burgers, sandwiches, seafood, and steak. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details