Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Columbus, OH

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

Pet Friendly Gresso's
Gresso's Gresso's is known for a lively atmosphere, classic bar and grill food, and a spacious dog-friendly patio. Delicious menu options include jumbo wings, chicken tenders, burgers, authentic Greek gyros, pizza, and steak and frites. Open 3pm to 2am during the week, and 11am to 2am on weekends. See Details
Pet Friendly Brown Bag Deli
Brown Bag Deli Located in Historic German Village. Brown Bag Deli makes lunchtime easy, offering tasty deli classics and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. The signature sandwich menu features a variety of choices that all pair perfectly with the daily selection of homemade soups, savory salads, and delectable desserts. Open Monday thru Saturday 9am to 8pm, 11am to 8pm on Sunday. See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
The Crest With influence spanning the globe, we still try and offer a thoughtful and diverse menu without compromising the ideals that are dear to us. Utilizing locally sourced ingredients challenges us to create and execute our recipes in house every day. Local sourcing not only provides high quality heirlooms with fresh and unique tastes but also stimulates our local economy and builds long lasting relationships. By centralizing our spending habits, we’re trying to achieve sustainability through reciprocity. See Details
Red Door Tavern Established in 1964, the Red Door Tavern is home to twelve pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu features appetizers, salads, soups, and burgers. The Red Door Egg Rolls are one of their signature dishes: six giant egg rolls filled with a creamy combination of corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese, and served with house-made one-thousand-island-dressing. Alternatively, you could share a plate of the Albanian wings: ten crispy wings tossed in house-made tangy Albanian sauce. The Red Door Tavern is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 1am and Sunday from 11am to 11pm. 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 Worth Avenue in Columbus provides dog-friendly seating with a few 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
Tim Hortons With its roots in Canada, Tim Hortons has locations across the United States where you can find their legendary coffee as well as delicious breakfast and lunch plates. You can find dog-friendly seating outside at this location in Columbus where there are tables outside. Start your day off with dishes like the grilled breakfast wraps, sandwiches, hash browns, or light oatmeal bowls. Don't miss out on their donuts with flavors like Boston Cream, Canadian Maple, and Chocolate Dip. Lunch options include paninis, sandwiches, wraps, soup, and bowls of comfort food like the Homestyle Chili. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Tommy's Diner Tommy's Diner, located in Columbus, OH, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of American classics. Choose from menu options including omelettes, egg dishes, French toast, pancakes, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, gyros, steak, turkey, chicken, pork, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Big Breakfast with your choice of hotcakes or French toast, two eggs, your choice of bacon, sausage, or ham, and toast. Or stop in for lunch and try the Franklinton Burger - a half-pound Angus beef burger topped with sauteed mushrooms, bacon, Swiss, lettuce, tomato, BBQ sauce, and mayo on a pretzel bun. Tommy's Diner is open Monday through Saturday from 5:30am to 3pm, and Sunday from 7am to 2pm. See Details
Katzinger's Delicatessen Katsinger's Little Deli is an American delicatessen with six pet-friendly tables outside. Opened in 1984 in German Village, Katsinger's offers sandwiches, salads, Jewish specialty foods, and lots of desserts. In addition to being able to pick up lunch for you and Fido, you'll find artisan cheese, meat, bread, extra virgin olive oils, vinegar, mustards, preserves, and chocolates on the shelves of the grocery store section of the building. Katsinger's Little Deli is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 8pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 8pm. See Details
Copious Copious is a dog-friendly restaurant and bar serving organic, locally raised meats and produce with the motto "feed your soul." Copious offers ten outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Pasta Bolognese alongside their pooch. There is a gate in front for guests with dogs to use to enter the patio area. Copious' menu includes soup, salad, sandwiches, seafood, steak, and more. Wine and cocktails are available to wash it all down. Copious is open Sunday from 10am to 9pm and Monday through Saturday from 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 10pm. See Details
Jason's Deli Jason's Deli on Gemini Pl is home to ten 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, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Bruegger's Bagels Bruegger's Bagels is a dog-friendly eatery serving a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Columbus with Fido in tow and a craving for a preservative-free bagel, can head to one of Bruegger's outdoor tables to dig in. The eatery's menu is made up of bagels and cream cheese, salads, signature soups, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and coffee drinks. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Cheesecake Brownie, Cranberry Orange Nut Muffin, or Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookie. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Columbus, 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
Market 65 Located in Downtown Columbus, Market 65 is a dog-friendly eatery serving "honest food" sourced from Ohio's farms. The Market offers a good amount of tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Tuscan Orzo alongside their canine companion. 65's menu includes soups and dishes such as Steakhouse, Diablo, BBQ, Harvest, House Italian and Blackened Cobb salads and wraps. Customizable salads and wraps full of greens, produce and crunch items, and cheese, are also available. Coffee, fountain sodas, Honest Tea, juice, and Bubble Tea can be ordered to top it all off. Market 65 is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
W.G. Grinders You can get hands-on with gourmet sandwiches at W.G. Grinders. Fido can come along for a meal at this location in Columbus where you can find three dog-friendly tables outside. The menu is stuffed with familiar favorites like specialty grinders, stromboli, pasta, salads, and personal pizzas. Some of the most popular picks include the BBQ Pulled Pork, Turkey Reuben, and Chicken Cordon Bleu. They also offer healthy options like the Veggie Grinder. End on a high note with a sweet treat like a slice of carrot cake and their seasonal pies. 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 N Hamilton Road has two 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
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Columbus locals and tourists alike. Culver's offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a heap of Wisconsin Cheese Curds alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of premium chicken dishes, sandwiches, hearty soups, fresh salads, ButterBurgers, sides, and dinners such as North Atlantic Cod, Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp, Beef Pot Roast, and Chopped Steak. Those with room for dessert can indulge in fresh frozen custard, shakes, malts, or a float. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
W.G. Grinders You can get hands-on with gourmet sandwiches at W.G. Grinders. Fido can come along for a meal at this location in Columbus where you can find four dog-friendly tables outside. The menu is stuffed with familiar favorites like specialty grinders, stromboli, pasta, salads, and personal pizzas. Some of the most popular picks include the BBQ Pulled Pork, Turkey Reuben, and Chicken Cordon Bleu. They also offer healthy options like the Veggie Grinder. End on a high note with a sweet treat like a slice of carrot cake and their seasonal pies. 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
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Potbelly Sandwich Shop, located in Columbus, 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 twelve 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
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on N High Street, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Potbelly Sandwich Shop, located in Columbus, 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 four 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 Columbus, 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Townsfair Wayhas 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
Tim Hortons With its roots in Canada, Tim Hortons has locations across the United States where you can find their legendary coffee as well as delicious breakfast and lunch plates. You can find dog-friendly seating outside at this location in Columbus where there are tables outside. Start your day off with dishes like the grilled breakfast wraps, sandwiches, hash browns, or light oatmeal bowls. Don't miss out on their donuts with flavors like Boston Cream, Canadian Maple, and Chocolate Dip. Lunch options include paninis, sandwiches, wraps, soup, and bowls of comfort food like the Homestyle Chili. 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