Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Fort Myers, FL

There are 39 pet friendly American restaurants in Fort Myers 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 Myers. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Ford's Garage
Ford's Garage Ford's Garage features a mac & cheese bar and delicious comfort food like grilled NY strip steak and "mom's" meatloaf. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Water bowls will be made available. See Details
Pet Friendly Busters Sports Tavern and Eatery
Busters Sports Tavern and Eatery Busters serves a variety of traditional America faves such as lobster, steak, and pizza. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
McGregor Grill The restaurant is a neighborhood favorite, and offers a casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you and your friends are sure to enjoy. See Details
Buckingham Farms Hydroponic farm with a country store offers fresh farm to table salads and veggies, plus delicious sandwiches like chicken cordon blue, beef brisket, pulled pork, and burgers. Outdoor patio with covered roof and fans is dog friendly. See Details
Fat Katz A gastropub that serves, burgers, sandwiches, and 19 craft beers on tap. Covered seating area is dog friendly. See Details
The Standard If you're looking for upscale homestyle cooking, check out The Standard, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal while soaking up the beautiful Floridian sunshine. The Standard makes all of their dishes from scratch, and features classics like pizza, salads, and pasta, as well as dishes like the catch of the day, the snapper quinoa bowl, or the maple fried chicken. Make sure to pair your meal with something from the beer and wine list, or go for one of the handcrafted cocktails. Stop by on weekends for brunch, featuring bottomless mimosas! See Details
Redbone's Bar & Grill If you're looking for a fun and delicious dining experience, check out Redbone's Bar & Grill, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables in their Key West style backyard, which is heated and cooled in extreme temperatures. Enjoy a meal while you check out the eclectic decor in the gardens. Redbone's serves a variety of American cuisine, including burgers, cheesesteaks, pizza, seafood, and barbecue, all of which is very reasonably priced. Check their events calendar, and try to drop by one night when they're providing live music! See Details
Foster's Grille Foster's Grille serves charburgers, wings, handcut fries, and extra thick shakes. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Harold's Harold's is a locally owned restaurant that strives to provide meals with organic ingredients served from the farm to the table. They have two outdoor picnic tables with dog-friendly seating where you and your pup can enjoy their rotating, seasonal menu. The menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, and plates that can be shared with the table. Harold's also serves a carefully curated wine list to go along with your meal. While reservations are not required, they are recommended, especially since the dog-friendly seating is limited. See Details
Haney's Cafe If you've been looking for great home cooking, check out Haney's Cafe, which has nine pet-friendly outdoor tables and will even bring a water bowl out for your dog. Haney's provides homestyle cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At breakfast, make sure to try the southern fried chicken and biscuits or waffles, or go for the crepes. If you're looking for something later in the day, they serve many different burgers and sandwiches, as well as favorite southern entrees like slow cooked pot roast. See Details
Rene's If you're looking for a delicious place to stop by for lunch, check out Rene's, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while soaking up the beautiful Floridian sunshine. Rene's is, first and foremost, a catering company, but they do have a restaurant that serves soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, and more. Try the quiche of the day or go for a specialty sandwich like the Grand Duches, made with turkey, slaw, bacon, melted swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing. Rene's is open for lunch from 11am-3pm, and they are closed on Sundays. See Details
Edison Restaurant Bar & Banquet If you're looking for a terrific place for a meal, check out Edison Restaurant Bar & Banquet, which has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables on their terrace where you and your dog can enjoy a meal in the beautiful Floridian sunshine. Edison features American classics like sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and flatbreads. Try the bacon mac and cheese or the Big Edison- a half pound burger with pulled pork, barbecue sauce, slaw, and cheddar jack cheese. Check out the calendar to see when live music is scheduled! Happy hour is every day from 4-7pm. See Details
Fancy's Southern Cafe Any fans of southern cuisine will be sure to love Fancy's Southern Cafe, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the beautiful Floridian sunshine. Fancy's features classic southern fare done extremely well, using fresh, high-quality ingredients. Get an order of boiled peanuts to share with the table and finish it off with the pimento cheese burger, chicken and waffles, or one of their many pork, beef, chicken, and seafood dishes. If you stop by in the mornings, you can enjoy one of their homemade doughnuts. Reservations are recommended, but not required. See Details
Oasis Restaurant If you're looking for a fantastic spot to check out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, try out The Oasis Restaurant, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal while soaking up the beautiful Floridian sunshine. Oasis serves a huge variety of cuisine, ranging from three egg omelets and pancakes to seafood platters, southwestern dishes, sandwiches, wraps, and burgers. Make sure to check out the daily specials, including the all you can eat fish fry on Fridays or chicken and dumplings on Thursdays. See Details
Mimi's Cafe Open all day, Mimi's Cafe on Bell Tower Shop Avenue is a great place to bring Fido for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This neighborhood cafe serves lots of American dishes, like soups, appetizers, sides, items from the grill, and a number of classic dishes. If you're looking for a taste of France, you can try something from their Touch of France menu. This European selection includes coastal shrimp pasta, roasted chicken crepes, chicken and shrimp jambalaya, quiche Florentine, and Provencal veggie pasta. For dessert, you can indulge in a French silk slab pie, a chocolate custard petite parfait, or a slice of creme brulee cheesecake. See Details
Islamorada Fish Company Dogs are welcome at Islamorada Fish Company, where they provide twenty dog-friendly tables outside. Located on Gulf Center Drive in Fort Myers, there has been a Islamorada Fish Company in one form or another since 1948. Islamorada means Purple Isle and was given by the early inhabitants of the Florida Keys in 1907. Focusing on seafood, their menu includes lots of recognizable dishes from under the sea, like a number of signature seafood sandwiches, such as the World Famous Islamorada Sandwich: today's fresh catch grilled or fried, sauteed onions, and American cheese. If you're more of a land lubber, you might want to try the ribeye with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables. See Details
First Watch First Watch, located in Fort Myers, is a casual cafe-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Chile Chorizo Omelette filled with chorizo, avocado, green chilies, roasted onions, cheddar, Monterey jack, sour cream, and house-made pico de gallo. Or go for the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict - two poached eggs atop toasted ciabatta, topped with wild Alaskan smoked Sockeye salmon, red onion, tomato, and hollandaise, served with lightly dressed organic mixed greens. If you're stopping by for lunch, chow down on the Roast Beef and Havarti Sandwich with roast beef, horseradish Havarti, house-roasted onions, tomato, and lemon-dressed arugula on grilled parmesan-crusted sourdough, served with a side of horseradish sauce. See Details
Jason's Deli Jason's Deli on Corporate Commerce Way is home to five 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
Square 1 Burgers Square 1 Burgers on S Cleveland Avenue has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along to dine. Square 1 Burgers has a selection of burgers like the Drunken Pig and Bull, stacked high with onion rings, the Rise and Shine, topped with bacon and a fried egg, and the Juicy Lucy, stuffed with cheese. If you are looking for something other than burgers, Square 1 Burgers has soups, salads, and entrees including Grilled Kobe Meatloaf, Sesame Grilled Grilled Salmon, and SoHo Smothered Chicken. Feeling like something light? Try one of the Ahi Tuna Sliders or the Decadent Turkey Divas. For a sweet and sassy treat, Square 1 Burgers has loaded milkshakes. See Details
Biggy's Place For anyone looking for classic comfort food, check out Biggy's Place, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can sit on a nice day. Biggy's serves breakfast and lunch all day, featuring their famous omelets, gyros, and salads. For breakfast, try the biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, or French toast, or grab a burger, sandwich, chili, or the soup of the day for lunch. Low carb options are available if you're counting calories. Active duty military and veterans are eligible for specials. 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 S Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers where there are six 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
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving Fort Myers locals and tourists alike. Visitors to S Tamiami Trail can head to one of Applebee's fifteen 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
Lee Roy Selmon's Dogs are allowed at Lee Roy Selmon's on Daniels Pkwy, where you and Fido will find eight pet-friendly tables outside. The cuisine on offer at Lee Roy Selmon's is eclectic and includes a number of starters, such as dry rubbed wings, fried green tomatoes, boneless buffalo wings, and cheese fries. You can follow up your starter with a pulled pork bowl, a chicken bowl, or a smoked chicken flatbread. For dessert, you could try one of the kitchen's Sweet Victories, such as the Melt In Ya Mouth Pecan Pie: homemade pecan pie served warm with praline sauce and vanilla ice cream. See Details