Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Herndon, VA

There are 7 pet friendly American restaurants in Herndon 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 Herndon. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Houlihan's
Houlihan's Chain restaurant with a great happy hour every day. HH offered in the bar and on the patio. Very dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Bagel Cafe
Bagel Cafe Omelets and bagels for breakfast, salads, classic and specialty sandwiches for lunch. Dogs welcome in outdoor cafe area. No fencing around tables to keep dogs out. See Details
Virginia Kitchen Virginia Kitchen, located in Herndon, VA, is a casual American eatery that serves up a wide variety of breakfast and lunch diner fare. Choose from menu options including breakfast platters, waffles, pancakes, French toast, omelettes, sandwiches, burgers, salads, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the El Paso Omelette, filled with diced ham, tomatoes, and peppers, topped with homemade chili, and cheddar cheese, served with homefries and your choice of toast or a homemade biscuit. For lunch, chow down on the Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with thinly sliced steak, grilled onions, green peppers, and Swiss, served on a hoagie, with a side of fries or chips. Virginia Kitchen is open daily from 7am to 3pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Elden Street has a lot of 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
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant on Worldgate Dr. This deli has six tables outside for dogs and their owners. Their chefs are proud to serve food prepared with fresh ingredients made to order. The crafted sandwiches on the menu are the specialty of the kitchen. Meat eaters can indulge in the McAlister's Club, the King Club, horseradish roast beef and cheddar, garden fresh turkey, or the black cherry and ham sandwich. Vegetarians can indulge in their new veggie sandwich or the four cheese griller, a mom-made favorite prepared their way. If you like the sound of ginormous spuds, you can order one of their topped potatoes instead, like the black Angus roast beef spud. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Worldgate Drive has five 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
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Potbelly Sandwich Shop, located in Herndon, 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
Chili's Southwestern style food with an outside patio that welcomes dogs. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe Dunn Loring The Original Lost Dog Café has rescued, sponsored and placed hundreds of abandoned and unwanted animals over the past 13 years. See Details
Whitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Whitlow's is a dog-friendly neighborhood bar serving traditional pub fare such as nachos, wings, Buffalo chicken salad, pulled pork sandwiches, smokehouse burgers, fried chicken, ribeye steak, and grilled salmon. Open 11am to 2am Monday thru Friday and 9am to 2am on weekends. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe The Original Lost Dog Café has rescued, sponsored, and placed hundreds of abandoned and unwanted animals over the past 13 years. This popular eatery offers salads, a huge selection of hot and cold sandwiches, gourmet pizza, pasta, and milkshakes. Outdoor seating is dog friendly, weather permitting. See Details
The Liberty Tavern The creative menu runs the gamut at this busy downtown lunch spot where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Choose from tasty fare such as crispy lamb ribs, charred baby octopus, rigatoni and meatballs, white wood oven pizza, bone-in pork chops, and wine-braised beef shortribs. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday, 9pm on weekends. Front sidewalk tables are dog friendly. See Details
Union Jacks Just opened up!!!! HUGE patio on the right side is the outdoor bar with ample seating for you and your furry four legged kids. On the left side is the outdoor dining area great for the whole family! Great working crew excellent service and wonderful food!!! All breeds welcome. Took my extra large dog for patio seating and it was packed! Still made accomodations for me and him! See Details
Blue Ridge Grill Brambleton Excellent food and service always. Very pet friendly bowls if treats and water. Shaded patio with trees. Brunch on wknds until 2. See Details
Cassatt's Cafe This cozy cafe specializes in New Zealand cuisine and offers outdoor tables that welcome dogs. Menu features chicken quesadillas, lamb wraps, Kiwi burgers, sauteed shrimp, pork chops, and meatloaf, and ice cream sundaes and carrot cake for dessert. Opens at 8am Monday thru Friday, 9am on weekends. See Details
Shoe's Cup & Cork Shoe's Cup and Cork is a full-service restaurant offering delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on the weekends. The scratch-made kitchen menu focused on sustainable and local ingredients, features ahi tuna sliders, chili mac and cheese, fried chicken, and a wide selection of craft draughts and local wines. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Carlyle Grand Cafe This popular Arlington bistro serves classic American cuisine with a southern spin in a casual spot with dog-friendly sidewalk tables. Menu features Tex-Mex eggrolls, lobster bisque, sesame crusted tuna salad, bacon cheeseburgers, jambalaya, slow roasted beef short ribs, and grilled filet mignon. Opens Monday thru Friday at 11:30am. See Details
Cafe Montmartre Cafe Montmartre offers French and Vietnamese cuisine in a cozy location with dog-friendly outdoor seating available during the summer. Favorite menu options include fried breaded squid, spring rolls, seasonal gazpacho, quiche, shrimp scampi, spicy Cajun chicken, and baked salmon. Opens at 11am during the week. See Details
Old Town Pour House With its modern design and lively atmosphere, Old Town Pour House is an excellent choice for a Happy Hour gathering or dinner with friends. With over 90 craft brews from across the globe on tap, even the most fickle of beer lovers will find a libation to their liking. A made-from-scratch American menu includes Buffalo shrimp, crab fondue, BBQ chicken salad, duck reuben sandwiches, pork chops, and rigatoni. The spacious sidewalk outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Blackfinn Ameripub Blackfinn Ameripub™ is a whole new generation of the classic American pub, a lively restaurant and bar that offers the craveable American food our guests want to eat. It’s served by great people in a high-energy atmosphere, alongside the best crafts and cocktails in town. And it won’t break the bank. Blackfinn offers many ways to experience lunch, dinner, happy hour, game day, private gatherings and late night. Our menu features all of your favorite American fare entrees and at an everyday price. We’ll be a great spot for lunch with 22 Items under $10 and offer something for everyone: Starters, Salads, Flatbreads, Pastas, Burgers, Tacos, Steaks! Our menu is designed for guest choice: Gluten Free Items, Vegetarian Option, Lighter Fare & Steak Your Way! Our dog-friendly patio is always welcoming and a large refreshing bowl of water awaits our furry friends! See Details
Fosters Grille Excellent food, friendly staff and perfect fido atmosphere. See Details
Foxfire Grill Specializing in American Cuisine, Foxfire Grill is known for filet mignon, Terri's chicken pasta, Nadine's meatloaf, parmesan crusted chicken, and grilled spiced shrimp. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. 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
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