Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Key West, FL

There are 19 pet friendly American restaurants in Key West 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 Key West. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sarabeth's
Sarabeth's Located in a historic 1800s clapboard landmark building in the heart of Old Town, Sarabeth's offers fresh, updated classic American cooking in a relaxed, upscale environment where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Menu favorites include cheese omelettes, pumpkin waffles, roasted turkey club sandwiches, sauteed shellfish cake, yellowtail snapper, and filet mignon. Opens at 8am Tuesday thru Sunday; closed Mondays. See Details
Pet Friendly Island Dogs Bar
Island Dogs Bar Island Dogs' tasty menu includes oysters on the half shell, burgers, Buffalo chicken pizza, fish tacos, and grilled Florida lobster. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
The Afterdeck Bar at Louie's Backyard The Afterdeck Bar at Louie's Backyard offers a menu of Caribbean-American cuisine and dog-friendly oceanfront setting. Sophisticated options include Bahamian conch chowder, beef carpaccio, grilled tuna, glazed duck breast, and pan-roasted free range chicken. Dog are only allowed in the bar area up until 5pm, not at the dining tables. Opens daily at 11:30am. See Details
Harpoon Harry's Great diner with good food. Small outdoor patio for seating with your dog. Chess nights offered one night per week, free Wi-Fi, Clean. PLEASE NOTE: A RECENT CITY ORDINANCE REQUIRES RESTAURANTS TO OBTAIN A PERMIT IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO CONTINUE ALLOWING DOGS AT THEIR OUTDOOR TABLES. THIS RESTAURANT MAY NOT ALLOW FIDO TO DINE WITH YOU RIGHT NOW IF THEY'RE STILL WAITING ON A PERMIT. See Details
Roostica Tasty hand-made Neapolitan pizza baked in wood-burning stoves. Outdoor tables welcome Fido. See Details
Firefly Key West Firefly Key West is a relaxed, local restaurant that serves modern Southern fare. There are two dog-friendly tables outside at the front of the restaurant so it's recommended that you make reservations to ensure you and your pup get a seat. The restaurant is located at the southeastern side of Key West and is about a mile from the Higgs Beach Dog Park. On the menu, you'll find Southern dishes such as Shrimp and Grits or Diesel's Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf. The drinks menu includes a variety of beer, wine, and cocktails. See Details
Garbo's Grill Garbo's Grill is a wildly popular food cart that's been serving Key West locals and tourists since 2009. Their eclectic menu features Korean BBQ tacos, umamiburgers, and mango hot dogs. Fidos are welcome at the outdoor tables adjacent to the cart. See Details
The Bier Boutique Belly up to the bar/outdoor service window with Fido at your side and order a Mad River TBLT, fish and chips, bison burger, and a refreshing craft beer. Dogs bowls are available. See Details
Salty Angler Restaurant and Bar The Salty Angler serves tacos, quesadillas, chicken thighs, local catch fish filet, pulled pork, and beef brisket. Dogs are welcome at patio tables and smoked pork bones are available for Fido. See Details
Bobalu's Southern Cafe Babalu's Southern Cafe serves a little bit of everything from seafood and sandwiches to wings and pizza. The atmosphere is laid back and they even have the option of bringing your own catch in to be prepared fried, blackened, grilled, or broiled. There are a few dog-friendly seats available on the front porch as long as you order your meal to go. Babalu's is well known for their award winning chicken wings with your choice of sauces. The dinner plates include house specialties like Bo's Meatloaf as well as fresh local seafood like the Stuffed Hogfish. See Details
Bagatelle Rechecked. None of their regular outdoor tables are DF. They can put a table on small brick section besides srtairs, but rarely do because sidewalk is so busy. See Details
Shrimp Road Bar & Grill Revel in the taste of Old Key West at the Shrimp Road Bar & Grill. Menu includes coconut fried shrimp, chicken skewers, burgers, and catch of the day po'boys. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Harbour View Cafe Located at the luxurious Pier House Resort & Spa, Harbour View Cafe offers picturesque water views, tasty surf and turf, and a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Popular menu choices include wings, fish and chips, conch fritters, shrimp quesadillas, hogfish tacos, Cajun fried oysters, lobster BLT sliders, grilled ribeye steak, and baked grouper. Complement the meal with a cold beer, frozen daiquiri, or island-themed craft cocktail. It's a great spot to chill near the water in downtown Key West. Outdoor tables are limited, so call ahead to ensure seating with Fido is available. Harbour View Cafe is open from 7am to 1pm seven days a week. See Details
Mellow Cafe and Gastropub Located in the heart of old town Key West, the dog-friendly Mellow Cafe and Gastropub offers tasty island cuisine and cold brews in a casual, festive setting near the Garrison Bight Marina. Delicious menu options include ghost pepper hummus, duck confit nachos, spinach salad, banh mi sandwiches, chicken, beef, pork, and shrimp tacos, key lime pie for dessert, fruit smoothies, and a wide range of craft beer, including IPAs, Belgians, amber ales, pilsners, porters, lagers, stouts, and brown ales. Dogs are welcome at tables on the marinaside patio. Mellow Cafe and Gastropub is open 9am to 9pm Monday through Saturday and is closed Sundays. See Details
Lucy's Lucy’s is the quintessential surfer’s restaurant and bar, serving tacos, burgers, a variety of seafood, and specialty mixed cocktails. Their indoor/outdoor seating welcomes all puppy pals. Lucy's is open from 11 am to midnight Monday - Wednesday, 11 am to 2 am on Thursday - Friday, 10 am to 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. See Details
Bistro Sole' Bistro Sole's ever-changing menu includes escargots, lamb ribs, local snapper, duck confit, and prime rib. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Panini Schamini Open daily from 9:00am to 8:00pm, Panini Schamini is happy to serve up made-to-order sandwiches with delicious, fresh ingredients. They are a pet-friendly establishment, so bring Fido along while you choose from menu options like paninis, wraps, salads, fresh juices, and more. Try their Spicy Chicken panini, with roasted peppers and onions, provolone, and chipotle. Or if you're in the mood for a milder bite, chow down on their pasta salad made with penne, sundried tomato pesto, olives, green onions, pepperocini, and parmesan cheese. Panini Schamini has a number of vegetarian options available on their menu, as well. See Details
Hard Rock Cafe Hard Rock Cafe, located in Key West, is a well-known bar and eatery that serves up a menu packed full of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Classic Nachos - tortilla chips loaded with three bean mix, Monterey jack, cheddar, pico de gallo, jalapenos, green onions, sour cream, and guacamole. Next, chow down on the Twisted Mac, Chicken, and Cheese - Cavatappi macaroni in a three-cheese sauce with roasted red peppers, topped with parmesan parsley breadcrumbs and grilled chicken. Or go for the unique Cauliflower Burger - a house-made patty of cauliflower, garlic, goat cheese, oregano, and breadcrumbs, topped with grilled zucchini, squash, Monterey jack cheese, arugula, tomatoes, and garlic aioli! See Details
Cole's Peace Artisan Bakery Sandwich lovers and bread connoisseurs will feel at home at Cole's Peace Artisan Bakery. Fido can tag along at their dog-friendly table outside. There are several specials like the gluten free coconut macaroons, espresso brownies, or tomato basil bisque. Cole's offers a wide selection of sandwiches with veggies, turkey, tuna, deli meat, and other tasty toppings. The bread selection includes sweet options like cinnamon raisin and mango loaves as well as savory bites like the olive fougasse or whole grain bread. The bakery provides a variety of spreads, baked goods, and breakfast options. Cole's Peace Artisan Bakery is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturday from 8am to 2pm. See Details