Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Colorado

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great American restaurants in Colorado that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Forest Room 5
Forest Room 5 Forest Room 5 serves up American cuisine and as patio seating where dogs are welcome. Enjoy tasty dinner dishes such as crispy calamari, smokey mac 'n' cheese, Colorado beef filet, chicken confit tacos, and sea salt brownies for dessert. Open daily 4pm to 2am. See Details
Pet Friendly Wild Boar Restaurant
Wild Boar Restaurant Wild Boar Restaurant is located in a charming 1924 bungalow-style home with an old world atmosphere and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Popular menu options include Belgian waffles, biscuits and chorizo gravy, egg and potato burritos, French dip sandwiches, BBQ pork sliders, and pita pizza. Open 7am to 10pm daily. See Details
Rock Inn Mountain Tavern Rustic western style inn serves a hearty blend of good ol' comfort food. Menu includes Cajun shrimp. spicy hot wings, Buffalo burgers, pizza, pan-seared trout, and flat iron steak. Covered patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Bart & Yeti's Bart & Yeti’s was named for two very famous local dogs; many dogs have visited this Vail bar from those with famous owners like Gerald Ford to Clint Eastwood. Located inside Lifthouse Lodge in Lionshead, Bart & Yeti's offers tasty American cuisine in a rustic setting and welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Menu includes wings, Irish nachos, Buffalo chicken sandwiches, bacon cheeseburgers, and grilled ham and cheese. See Details
Cyprus Cafe Located in a charming Victorian style home, the dog-friendly Cyprus Cafe uses farm to table ingredients and proteins in all its Mediterranean style cuisine. Menu features salads, sandwiches, Alaskan baked cod, beef tenderloin, braised short rib, and pan seared duck breast, plus an extensive selection of wine and house cocktails. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs during the summer. Open daily at 11:30am. See Details
Bon Ton's Cafe Bon Ton's offers breakfast all day as well as shrimp po boys, beef burritos, and French dip sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Vesta Dipping Grill Vesta Dipping Grill has become a go-to dining destination in Denver offers a bold, seasonal menu with dog-friendly patio seating during the summer. Sample an extensive lineup of wine by the glass and bottle, and delicious dinner options such as spicy shrimp tempura, beef tartare, pan-roasted bone marrow, day boat diver scallops, Colorado rack of lamb, and black truffle risotto. Opens daily at 5pm. See Details
Ember Known for creative dishes inspired from cultures, countries, and regions from around the world. Ember has a wonderful deck with great views of the mountains. A great place to bring your pup in the summertime. See Details
626 on Rood 626 on Rood serves progressive, modern American cuisine with an emphasis on wine. Great bar/happy hour menu. Very nice outdoor "Urban Garden" dining area that welcomes dogs during the summer months. See Details
Cafe Blue Cafe Blue is a friendly neighborhood restaurant offering tasty lunch and dinner options with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes New England clam chowder, salmon salad, risotto, enchiladas, burgers, po'boys, Cajun meatloaf, and sea scallops. Open 11am to 9pm Monday thru Friday, 4pm-9pm on Saturday. See Details
Alleycat Coffee House Alley Cat Cafe serves coffee, breakfast fare, sandwiches, and shakes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and welcomes dogs at outdoor tables, during the summer. See Details
Westside Cafe The Westside Cafe, in Vail, CO loves dogs...and dogs love The Westside Cafe! Each dog that visits gets their very own dog bowl filled with refreshing, rocky mountain water to quench their thirst while their owners quench their appetite. Opening in 2002, The Westside Cafe quickly became a local's favorite. From the Bloody Mary's to the Eggs Benedict and everything in between, their breakfast is one of the best in town and have been awarded accordingly. Their lunch and dinner menu is superb as well, serving a variety of salads and sandwiches and casual appetizers to delicious entrees. There really is something for everybody, and at reasonable prices. See Details
Molly B Restaurant Molly B Restaurant is an Estes Park original with a large outdoor patio and plenty of pet-friendly tables for Fido. The restaurant offers a full bar with a broad selection of liquor, wine, and beer with several local brews. To eat, Molly B's offers some unique selections like buffalo burger or elk burger. There are also vegetarian options like the Veggie Melt Sandwich and a wide selection of soups and salads. Don't forget dessert! They bake various pies, cakes, and pastries daily with various specials. Molly B Restaurant is open daily from 7:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
North Shore Restaurant & Bar North Shore serves up burgers, sandwiches, wraps, Mexican, and a wide selection of beer. Patio seating is dog friendly. Treats and water bowls will be provided. See Details
Maggie's Great place for custom burgers and fries. Also have chicken and onion rings. Casual, laid back setting with a dog-friendly outside patio. See Details
The Cow, An Eatery You can eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner creekside with Fido on this dog-friendly restaurant's covered, heated patio year-round. Menu items include omelettes, biscuits and gravy, French toast, salads, burgers, sandwiches, fish and chips, tacos, and beef stroganoff. See Details
Pegasus On the Square Pegasus On the Square serves hearty breakfast and lunch dishes with Greek and Mexican influence and offers outdoor patio seating that is dog friendly. Delicious menu offerings include huevos rancheros, biscuits and gravy, Grecian pizza, gyros, souvlaki sandwiches, and Yucatan chicken. Opens at 6:30am during the week and 7:30am on weekends. See Details
5th Avenue Grille Great burgers, seafood, steaks and salads. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the front patio on a first come, first served basis. See Details
Hideaway Bar & Grill Hideaway offers a diverse menu that includes patty melts, Monte Cristo sandwiches, fish tacos, and rack of ribs. A casual dining spot with a large dog-friendly patio. See Details
Garfinkel's Garfinkel's serves sandwiches, burgers, poultry, and pasta. Beautiful sunny outside deck allows leashed Fidos. See Details
Up the Creek Up the Creek is a dog-friendly creekside restaurant in the center of beautiful Vail scenery serving varied lunch and dinner cuisine. The array of delicious offerings includes Maryland jumbo lump crab cakes, chicken tortilla soup, steak banh mi sandwiches, braised short rib, grilled salmon, and Rocky Mountain elk. Dogs are welcome at umbrella tables overlooking Gore Creek. Open daily 11am to 9pm. See Details
Shuga's Shuga's offers globally inspired eats, plus creative cocktails and coffee drinks served in a retro style setting. Menu includes soup, salads, bruschetta, sandwiches, and quiche. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog, located in Aurora, CO, is a casual restaurant and bar that serves up a variety of delicious dishes and drinks. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables - they even offer a special dog menu just for him! While you chow down on a Bison Burger with havarti, caramelized onions and bacon jam, field greens, tomatoes, and mayo, your pup can choose from options like grilled hamburger and brown rice, grilled chicken and rice, and more! Lazy Dog is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 12am, and Saturday through Sunday from 9am to 12am. See Details
Smashburger Smashburger specializes in always made-to-order, never frozen burgers seared to perfection in a casual atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Enjoy juicy burgers, tender chicken sandwiches, fresh salads, shakes and malts, and ice cold beer. Dogs can join their owners at front outside tables. Smashburger is open daily 10am to 10pm. See Details