Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, FL

There are 36 pet friendly American restaurants in Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill
Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill Bring your pet and take home a doggy bag from Bimini Boatyard, on the marina. Great vibe and excellent food. See Details
Pet Friendly Panera Bread
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
YOLO Sit out on the exquisite patio lounge with your dog and enjoy the outdoor fire pit and a menu of contemporary American food. See Details
Shuck & Dive Cajun Cafe Shuck & Dive is a Cajun/creole restaurant with an outside patio that is very dog friendly. With large picnic tables, it seats groups big and small, and the cheeseburgers and gumbo are exceptional. They only serve beer and wine, but it's a great place to spend a lazy afternoon. See Details
The Floridian Join the Ft. Lauderdale tradition by eating breakfast at the Flo. Open 24/7 with dog-friendly seating, the Floridian offers fried pickles, salads, meatloaf sandwiches, and bourbon glazed pork chops. See Details
Gilbert's 17th Street Grill Gilbert's 17th Street Grill serves up great burgers, ribs, homemade soups, salads, and blackboard specials that include pan seared tuna, roast pork on garlic toast, and grilled portobello mushroom burger. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Big City Tavern There is something for everyone at Big City Tavern. A menu of new American cuisine, a rockin' bar scene, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Indigo Restaurant The Indigo is the restaurant for the historic Riverside Hotel, located on the Las Olas strip in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Their patio seating on the boulevard is perfect for you and your furry loved ones. See Details
Beefcakes Grill Menu includes wraps, burgers, ribs, and pasta. Outside umbrella tables welcome Fido. See Details
Bokamper's Sports Bar & Grill Bokamper's Sports Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly venue serving American fare and sushi to Fort Lauderdale locals and tourists alike. Bokamper's offers a lot of outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Sriracha-Spiced Tuna Wontons alongside Fido. The Sports Bar and Grill's menu includes starters, wings, soups, handmade pizzas, signature salads, award-winning smokehouse bbq ribs, handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, entrees such as Beer Battered Fish N' Chips, Bo's Blackened Mahi-Mahi Tacos, Delicious Sizzling Fajitas, and Grilled Angus Churrasco Steak, along with sushi, a raw bar, and featured cocktails. See Details
Village Cafe The Village Cafe is located at the North Beach Hotel but is open to the public. There is ample outdoor seating with dog-friendly tables. While the outdoor options are plentiful, reservations are encouraged, especially for an evening meal. The menus include breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For breakfast, you'll find simple, flavorful options like the Ranchero Burrito and several egg dishes. The lunch and dinner menu is a little more substantial with a variety of starters, sandwiches, burgers, and entrees. Some of the favorites include their Lemon Thyme Chicken or the Fish and Chips. See Details
Ambry Restaurant Ambry Restaurant is a cozy local restaurant serving American and German cuisine. You'll find a few small tables with dog-friendly seats out in front of the restaurant. They serve lunch and dinner with traditional dishes like Cheese Spaetzle, Bratwurst, and Wiener Schnitzel. The dinner menu comes with a salad bar and includes even more specialty dishes with veal, steak, fish, and more. For dessert, you'll find German options like Apfelkuecherl and Black Forest Cake. Of course, Ambry Restaurant serves several kinds of beer and seasonal drinks like Gluehwein, a traditional spiced wine. See Details
Blue Fire Grille The Blue Fire Grille is a casual American restaurant with several outdoor tables for dog-friendly seating. The grill serves a breakfast buffet every morning and dinner with several options like grilled chicken, sirloin steak, and ravioli with pesto cream sauce. You'll also find a selection of cocktails like their South Beach Mojito or Floriday Key Lime Martini. See Details
Hot Dog Heaven Anyone craving a taste of Chicago will love Hot Dog Heaven, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can sit and enjoy a meal in the beautiful Florida sunshine. Hot Dog Heaven's specialty is there Chicago style dog- an all-beef hot dog on a poppy seed bun and topped with mustard, relish, chopped onions, tomatoes, celery salt, peppers, and a pickle. Either bustomize your own dog or grab one of the hot Italian sandwiches. According to reviews, Hot Dog Heaven tastes just like authentic Chicago dogs. See Details
Moonlite Diner If you're looking for a fantastic place for lunch, dinner, or all day breakfast, check out Moonlite Diner, which has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a nice day. Stop by for all day breakfast and indulge in pancakes, French toast, egg sandwiches, and more, or come for lunch or dinner for a sandwich, burger, melt, or wings. Try the Santa Fe burger, topped with guacamole, red onions, chopped tomatoes, and cheddar cheese. Ask about the daily specials and be sure to take advantage of the senior, military, or uniform discount if applicable. See Details
N.Y. Deli N.Y. Deli is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 7:00am to 3:00pm. This small eatery serves up New York style deli cuisine, such as breakfast sandwiches, french toast, bagels topped with cream cheese and your choice of hand-sliced nova or lox, club sandwiches, and more. Grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and sip on a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice with Fido by your side. Try their Hot Corned Beef sandwich - house brined and barrel cured USDA choice brisket sliced to perfection. See Details
New York Marina Deli Anyone looking for a great deli sandwich can stop by New York Marina Deli, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while soaking up the beautiful Floridian sunshine. Stop by for either breakfast or lunch from 7am-3pm and grab one of their sandwiches, knishes, potato pancakes, salads, or rugelach. Try the Paul and Young Ron Special- corned beef and pastrami with sauerkraut, melted swiss cheese, and Russian dressing. If you keep a kosher diet, there are lots of options for you! See Details
The Downtowner The Downtowner, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a casual American eatery that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Spicy Tuna Wontons with sushi grade tuna, seaweed salad, cusabi, soy, sriracha, and sesame. Next, chow down on the Bacon Jam Burger - a half-pound burger topped with bourbon bacon jam and cheddar cheese. Or go for the Grilled Salmon Rockefeller topped with spinach and artichoke tapenade and bacon served with mashed potatoes and veggies. The Downtowner is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 12am, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details
Thats a Wrap Sandwich Co and Juice Bar If you've been looking for a great, healthy place to go for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, check out That's a Wrap Sandwich Company and Juice Bar, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables for you to enjoy with your dog. That's a Wrap uses high quality, nutritious ingredients to prepare wholesome meals and cold-pressed juices. All of the chicken and turkey is hormone-free and roasted fresh every day. Try the Can't Beet Em juice with apples, beets, carrots, ginger, and lemon, and go for a panini, custom salad, or wrap stuffed full of great ingredients, or just go for breakfast and grab something from their gourmet bakery. See Details
Morton's The Steakhouse The first Morton's opened its doors in 1978. Since then, they have grown to over seventy-four worldwide locations. At Morton's The Steakhouse on E Broward Blvd, you'll discover eight pet-friendly tables for dogs and their owners. The menu features USDA prime-aged steak, fresh seafood, hand-picked produce, appetizers, and desserts. Start your dining experience off with one of the appetizers, such as Ahi tuna tower, broiled sea scallops, tuna tacos, or short rib steak tacos. You can follow it up with a baked five onion soup, a chopped salad, a prime steak, or a rack of lamb. And, for dessert, you can indulge in Morton's legendary hot chocolate cake or a creme brulee. See Details
Commercial Point Cafe Commercial Point Cafe offers breakfast and lunch for dine in, take out, or even delivery. They welcome your pup to join you for a casual meal at one of their four dog-friendly tables outside. Their menus feature a variety of cafe fare like soup, sandwiches, bagels, and flatbreads. See Details
Primanti Brothers Primanti Brothers, located in Fort Lauderdale, is a casual sandwich shop that serves up tasty Italian-American style grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the New Yorker Sandwich with pastrami, corned beef, Swiss cheese, and housemade spicy beer mustard. Or go for the Double Roast and Cheddar Sandwich with a half-pound of roast beef, double cheddar, and parmesan-horseradish mayo. See Details
Shula Burger Shula Burger on S 17th Street has four pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Shula Burger is named after owner and NFL Hall of Famer, Don Shula. Burgers are the star at Shula Burger, with options like the French Onion Burger, the spicy Heater, and The Don, a hot dog and burger combined. In addition to burgers, there are sandwiches, including the Shula Steak Sandwich and Grilled Chicken. If you are looking for something a little lighter, there are also fresh salads. 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
Joe's Cafe If you're looking for a classic diner experience, Joe's Cafe is the way to go. They have eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal in the beautiful Floridian weather. Joe's serves breakfast and lunch every day from 6:30am-3:30pm, and are happy to provide you with American classics. For breakfast, stop in for a stack of pancakes, fluffy omelet, or filling breakfast sandwich. For lunch, try a burger, salad, deli sandwich, or melt. If you're especially hungry, check out one of the Big Boppers- classic triple decker club sandwiches on toast. Make sure to ask about the daily specials! See Details