Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Tuscaloosa, AL

There are 13 pet friendly American restaurants in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sweet Home Food Bar
Sweet Home Food Bar There are plenty of sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options available at Sweet Home. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly The Side by Side
The Side by Side The Side by Side serves up American fare with a southern twist. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta, steak, seafood, chicken, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a sparkling wine and an appetizer of fried okra served with chive aioli. Try the Braised Beef Short Rib with white cheddar tapioca, baby root veggies, and chimichurri. For something a bit on the lighter side, try the Butter Lettuce Salad with asian pear, apple, pecans, bleu cheese, red onion, and honey-balsamic vinaigrette. The Side by Side is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Baumhower's of Tuscaloosa Serving Southern classics with a twist, Baumhower's is a dog-friendly restaurant in Tuscaloosa. Visitors to Baumhower's can head to one of its eight outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Spencer's Gooey Fries alongside Fido. Baumhower's menu is comprised of starters, salads, seafood dishes, handhelds such as sandwiches, wraps, po'boys and hoagies, gourmet burgers, chicken, steak, and beef entrees, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Beignets Ala' Bama, Anne Katherine's Blackberry Cobbler or Strawberry Shortcake. See Details
Shark's Fish & Chicken Shark's Fish and Chicken serves up Asian-American style cuisine in a variety of options. Choose from items like chicken, fish, seafood, wings, oysters, catfish, chicken livers, sandwiches, teriyaki dishes, and much more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Oyster Po'Boy with lettuce, tomato, ketchup, and your choice of mayo or tartar sauce, served with fries and a drink. You can even build your own Philly sandwich. Choose from ingredients like Swiss, provolone, banana peppers, jalapenos, chipotle mayo, red onions, mushrooms, pickles, tomatoes, and more! Shark's Fish and Chicken is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Chicken Salad Chick Claiming to take a Southern favorite to a whole new level, Chicken Salad Chick is a dog-friendly neighborhood destination in Tuscaloosa. Chicken Salad Chick offers seven outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a Pimento Cheese BLT alongside their furry friend. The restaurant's menu is made up of pimento cheese, salads, soups, sides, signature sandwiches, and twelve different chicken salad flavors including Barbie-Q, Fruity Fran, Olivia's Old South, and Jalapeno Holly. 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
Hooters Hooters, located in Tuscaloosa, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant on 15th St. This deli has ten 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
BurgerFi Serving certified American Angus burgers, free of antibiotics, hormones, and steroids, BurgerFi is a dog-friendly restaurant in Tuscaloosa. Visitors to BurgerFi with Fido in tow can head to one of its many outdoor tables to dig into a heap of hand-cut fries and sip on a natural cane soda in the sunshine. The burger restaurant's menu is made up of burgers on both buns and crisp, hand-cut lettuce, hot dogs, onion rings and French Fries with toppings such as parmesan and herb, chili and cheese, cajun seasoning, and salt and vinegar. It also includes shakes and custard concretes. Craft beer and wine are available to wash it all down. 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
Schlotzsky's Schlotzsky's, located in Tuscaloosa, is a well-known delicatessen that serves up delicious salads, wraps, flatbreads, sandwiches, pizzas, and more! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Deluxe Original Sandwich with smoked ham, Genoa and Cotto salami, melted cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, black olives, red onion, lettuce, tomato, mustard, and signature dressing on a toasted sourdough bun. Or go for the Tuscan Sandwich with hand-carved turkey, provolone, Swiss, bacon, chipotle pesto, cilantro, roasted red peppers, chipotle mayo, avocado, field greens, and tomato on ciabatta. For something a bit lighter, go for the Margherita Artisan Flatbread topped with sundried tomato pesto, fresh basil, roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and balsamic reduction. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog to the table while you go inside to order. See Details
Newk's Eatery Newk's Eatery on University Boulevard E is a dog-friendly restaurant with ten outdoor tables. You can bring Fido along with you to indulge in something from the diverse menu. If you're a fan of fresh-tossed salads, artisan pizzas, toasted sandwiches, kettle batch soups, and desserts, then you've picked the right place. Amongst the popular sandwiches on the menu, you'll find a farmer's market sandwich filled with grilled squash, zucchini, portabella mushrooms, caramelized onions, and Gouda cheese, topped with house-made basil mayo', sliced tomatoes, and fresh spinach. All of their sandwiches are served with a side of coleslaw, soup, or mac and cheese. 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
Which Wich Sandwich lovers will find plenty to choose from the menu at Which Wich. This location in Tuscaloosa on McFarland Boulevard E offers dog-friendly seating outside with six tables. The menu offers signature sandwiches like the Meatball Grinder, Superfood Wich, or the super-stuffed Wicked Wich. You can also customize your own sandwich from a broad selection of bread, meat, and toppings. There are also plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, too! You can wrap it all up with a shake or cookie. Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will have to wait outside while you order. See Details
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Tropical Smoothie Cafe offers a healthy alternative to typical fast food with a menu full of light and filling options. Fido can join you for a bite at this location in Tuscaloosa on McFarland Boulevard E where there are three dog-friendly tables outside. You can kick off the morning with a savory breakfast wrap or a sweater dish like the Peanut Butter Banana Crunch Flatbread. Lunch and dinner options feature flatbreads, sandwiches, and wraps with plenty of options for vegetarian diners. True to their name, you will also find a large selection of smoothies with classic fruit smoothies, superfood options, and supplements that you can add in for an extra boost. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Checkers Drive-In Checkers Drive-In is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a 'bold and made-to-order' burger in Tuscaloosa. Visitors to Checkers Drive-In can bring Fido and head to one of its six outdoor tables to dig in. The Drive-In's menu is made up of burgers, chicken dishes, fish, classic and boneless wings, hot dogs, fries, and sweets such as loaded and regular milkshakes, stackers, soft serve cones, and Cinnamon Apple Pie. See Details
Billy's Sports Grill Northport Wide selection of American style food like wings, bacon cheddar fries, patty melts, shrimp po'boys, fish tacos, and prime rib. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
The Levee Bar & Grill The Levee Bar and Grill is situated along the Black Warrior River and is convenient to the Platt Memorial Levee Trail. The Levee specializes in Southern cuisine and seafood. There are eight dog-friendly tables outside with views of the trail and the river to share with Fido. The lunch and dinner menus feature dishes ranging from steak and seafood to burgers and chicken. The Levee also serves every weekday and offers a diverse drink menu including local beers, wine, cocktails, and a whiskey bar. If you'd rather grab a quick bite then hit the trail with your pup, The Levee is happy to take to go orders and will even bring it out to you at their curbside parking. See Details
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant on Tyler 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