Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Florida

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 Florida that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly GrillSmith Carrollwood
GrillSmith Carrollwood GrillSmith Restaurant in the Carrollwood area of Tampa has a spacious outdoor patio where you can sit and eat with your dog. Menu features spicy Thai shrimp, BBQ pulled pork flatbread, bourbon salmon, center-cut sirloin, and chicken caprese, plus handcrafted margaritas, martinis, and sangria. See Details
Pet Friendly The Island Cow
The Island Cow The dog-friendly Island Cow is a casual and relaxing dining hot spot on Sanibel Island that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is extensive, featuring a dizzying array of choices, including steak 'n' eggs, stuffed French toast, shrimp parfait, Florida stone crabs, patty melts, chicken fajita sandwiches, cow-a-bunga quesadillas, and moolicious meatloaf. Pets are welcome at the covered outdoor patio seating area. Opens daily at 7am. See Details
Hook'd Pier Bar & Grill Hook'd serves everything from boneless buffalo chicken to fresh fried oysters. Enjoy serene ocean views on the dog friendly patio. See Details
Florida Cracker Cafe Located in the historic district, Florida Cracker Cafe has been a local favorite for 20 years, offering dishes using fresh ingredients with local flavor influences, and dog-friendly outdoor tables. The menu includes seafood dishes, fresh salads, sandwiches, and homestyle favorites. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor dining area. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Teak Bar & Grill Teak Neighborhood Grill is the perfect destination for your next night out, whether an intimate dinner for two or a large group celebration. Menu offers flatbreads, burgers, and chicken pesto pasta and NY strip steak. Outdoor seating area allows dogs. See Details
M Waterfront Grille You and Fido (leashed) will enjoy amazingly unique, fresh chef creations and biscuits at M Waterfront Grille, featuring spectacular views and dog-friendly outdoor seating. An upscale menu includes shrimp and crab spring rolls, pasta pomodori, Florida black grouper, braised short rib, and veal Milanese. Opens Monday thru Saturday at 11:30am, 10am on Sunday. See Details
Three Birds Tavern Century old farm house with wrap around porch and two large patios under sprawling oak trees. Downstairs patio allows dogs, weather permitting. Enjoy traditional favorites with modern twist: burgers, salmon, salads, mussels, chicken, steak, desserts, all house made. See Details
The Brick Restaurant Self-proclaimed as Jacksonville's elegant, yet casual dining experience, The Brick Restaurant serves up high quality food indoors and out, which means that outdoor patrons can bring Fido along for dinner. The varied menu includes seared ahi tuna, jumbo lump crab cakes, kale Caesar salad, wagyu burgers, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, fish tacos, maple glazed salmon, rack of lamb, and slow roasted prime rib. See Details
Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill Bring your pet and take home a doggy bag from Bimini Boatyard, on the marina. Great vibe and excellent food. 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
Shaggy's Waterfront Bar and Grill Shaggy's offers a legit waterfront dining experience on Little Sabine Bay across from the boardwalk. The extensive surf and turf menu features deep south gumbo, crab cake sandwiches, Buffalo chicken melts, shrimp or crawfish baskets, fresh shucked oysters, and hand-cut ribeye steaks. Outdoor deck seating overlooking the waterfront is dog friendly. See Details
Parkshore Grill Parkshore Grill is the place for a great brunch. The restaurant has a reserved seating area in the patio for customers with dogs. See Details
Nervous Nellie's Nervous Nellie's, located in Fort Myers Beach, FL, is a casual, pet friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They serve drunken wings, seafood quesadillas, sandwiches, seafood pots, steaks, salads, oysters, Blue Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp, Ginger-Teriyaki Glazed Atlantic Salmon, World’s Largest Shrimp and Lobster Cocktail, Oven Roasted Crab and Artichoke Dip, Famous Tavern Baby Back Ribs, Nervous Nellie’s Incredible Island Jambalaya, Chipolte Shrimp and Pineapple Fajitas, and so much more! Be sure to try one of Ugly's "Photo Op" Drinks - gigantic tropical cocktails big enough to share such as the signature Nervous Nellie made with five different flavored rums (Spiced, Banana, Coconut, Pineapple, & Cherry), topped off with orange and pineapple juice and a splash of cranberry. See Details
Rick's Reef The grouper sandwich and BBQ sliders are just two menu favorites at Rick's Reef. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
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
Harpoon Louie's Harpoon Louie's offers excellent wings and burgers and has an outside patio where locals love to bring their dogs. Opens at 11am daily. See Details
YOLO Sit out on the exquisite patio lounge with your dog and enjoy the outdoor fire pit and a menu of contemporary American food. See Details
Red Fish Blue Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, located in Pensacola Beach, is a unique dining experience overlooking Santa Rosa Sound. They offer fresh menu options, great drink specials, an oyster bar, live entertainment, children's activities, and seasonal events. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Red Fish Blue Fish is open daily from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Under the Shady Palm Pub A fun tropical laid back restaurant serving seafood, hand-tossed pizza, sandwiches, house specials like meatloaf and blackened chicken penne, and plenty of beer and win e choices. Dogs are welcome on both outdoor patios. See Details
New Pass Grill New Pass Grill offers tasty burgers, sandwiches, and fried fish and shrimp right on the water, with a walk-up window so you can bring your dog when you order. Right beside a bait and tackle shop. See Details
Crabby's Bar & Grill Crabby's delivers a plethora of fresh seafood like peel and east shrimp and gulf oysters. Other options include Tuscan chicken flatbread, Grouper sliders, and yellow fin tuna. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Sliders Seaside Grill This tiki bar/restaurant serves popular menu options such as fresh oysters, popcorn shrimp, seafood chowder, and grouper sandwiches. See Details
Sunset Grille No other restaurant in St. Augustine can offer the same selection of sandwiches, burgers, salads, and crab legs, and baby back rib entrees. Dogs are welcome at the lower deck high top tables. See Details
Hub Stacey's Sample from a delicious menu of salads, burgers, and sandwiches. Dogs are allowed to join you at outdoor tables. See Details