Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Maine

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

Pet Friendly Poor Boy's Gourmet Restaurant
Poor Boy's Gourmet Restaurant Full service restaurant serves lobster, steak, pasta, and yummy desserts such as chocolate carrot cake and chocolate pecan pie. Outside seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Blaze
Blaze Wood fired flavors and craft beer. See Details
The Thirsty Pig It's all about local at the pet-friendly The Thirsty Pig. Order at the counter and bring your food outside to one of the picnic tables. The Thirsty Pig makes their own sausages in ten varieties, including a vegan version. You can order plain hot dogs, or spice things up with the Alli's Spicy McFirepants, or cool things down with the Blueberry Chicken with Maine blueberries. The beer is from local micro-breweries like Allagash and Shipyard. Open Monday through Thursday 11am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday 11am to 1am, and Sunday 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern An expansive menu of surf and turf with two outdoor patios. Dogs are welcome on the sidewalk tables. See Details
Side Street Cafe Great lobster rolls and dog-friendly patio dining. See Details
Peter Ott's on the Water Menu includes clam chowder, crab cakes, lobster fettuccini, seared sea scallops, and filet mignon. Patio seating with harbor views welcome dogs. See Details
Sebago Brewing Co. Sebago Brewing is a relaxing brewpub specializing in craft beer and comfort food. Menu features up to a dozen craft beers on tap, New England clam chowder, Maine lobster quesadillas, bourbon steak wraps, Thai BBQ chicken flatbread, bacon mac and cheese, and turkey burgers. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Mason's Brewing Co. Mason's craft offerings draw influence from the culture and history of beers from across the country and globe. Bier garden seating area with views of the Penobscot River is dog friendly. See Details
The Red Barn Seafood and Chicken restaurant open year round. Pets are welcome in our large outdoor dining area and we also offer free treats for pets! See Details
The Family Dog With name like The Family Dog, it must be Fido friendly. The tasty menu includes gourmet burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, classic all beef hot dogs, a coffee bar, and ice cream shakes and sundaes. Seasonal outdoor deck seating welcomes pups. See Details
302 West Smokehouse BBQ, seafood, and Mexican, 302 has a little bit of everything on their varied menu. Porch tables are dog friendly. 302 West Smokehouse opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 9am on Sunday. See Details
The Well at Jordans Farm Located on a working farm. Locally sourced ingredients when possible. 4 - 5 menu items to chose from (always chicken, seafood and vegetarian options). Menu changes daily depending on what's in season and the availability of the best ingredients - see website daily menu. Food prep takes 10 - 15 minutes. Water and iced tea available, but otherwise bring your own drink. Bottles of wine available at farm stand next door. Picnic tables for eating. Cash only. Leashed dogs allowed at picnic tables if well behaved. Takeout available if weather is bad. See Details
Savory Maine Local, fresh food creatively and deliciously prepared. Most ingredients come from Maine and almost everything is organic, wild harvested, or grass fed. Fido is welcome at the outside deck tables, weather permitting. See Details
Local 188 Local 188 serves an array of Spanish tapas prepared with local ingredients. Dogs are welcomed in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Public McKay Great outdoor patio with a cool vibe. Good selections on the menu. Good beer selections. See Details
East Ender The pet-friendly East Ender only has two outdoor tables so you may want to make a reservation before stopping in. The restaurant has an internationally influenced menu, while using local and seasonal ingredients. You can check out the Maine Lobster Melt with Bacon Jam for something local, or the vegetarian Tunisian Coconut-Chickpea Stew for a taste of North Africa. Come for brunch and you'll find fresh Daily Doughnuts and Housemade Yogurt with Olive Oil Granola. Open Monday 11:30am to 3:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday 11:30am to 10:00pm, and See Details
Joshua's Tavern Joshua's Tavern serves lunch and dinner daily, featuring a seafood centered menu that includes New England style clam chowder, Maine lobster stew, steamed mussels, crab cakes, fried garlic Gulf shrimp, fresh swordfish steak, and penne primavera. Sidewalk seating area welcomes dogs during the summer months. See Details
Cameron's Lobster House Craving some delicious shrimp? Maybe you’re in the mood for a hot cup of lobster stew? No matter what kind of meal you have in mind, Cameron's Lobster House is ready to prepare it for you using only locally caught seafood in every dish. Covered patio is dog friendly. See Details
Frye's Leap Cafe Frye's Leap Cafe serves pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream. Outdoor seating near the water is dog friendly. Forget to bring water? No problem! Their servers will happily bring your dog a bowl of water to quench their thirst, and maybe even a dog treat to keep them happy. Plus you can't beat the sunset views! See Details
Broad Arrow Tavern Located in the Harraseeket Inn, the Broad Arrow Tavern has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables. The tavern has been open for the last thirty years, and serves lunch and dinner using local producers and seasonal ingredients. The menu is seafood heavy, with starters like the Seafood Sampler, with chilled lobster, crab and shrimp, and Bacon Wrapped Scallops. Past diners recommend the Lobster Stew made with local New England lobster. If you aren't feeling seafood, they have dishes including Spit Roasted Pork Loin and Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs. Open daily 11:30am to 10:30pm. See Details
Ruth and Wimpy's Outdoor seating with both a roof or umbrellas. See Details
Figgy's Takeout Figgy's Takeout has two pet-friendly picnic tables out in front. The to-go spot describes itself "as refined comfort food for busy people" and the staff uses local and hand-foraged ingredients whenever possible. The cast-iron skillet fried chicken is the star of the show here and past visitors say it's a can't miss. The dog-friendly restaurant also offers Korean-style wings with a choice of sauce and also biscuit sandwiches. For dessert, order house-made ice cream sandwiches or banana pudding. Open Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 8pm. See Details
Wild Blueberry Cafe LLC Serving ocean-fresh seafood, the pet-friendly Wild Blueberry has a few small outdoor tables on their deck. Wild Blueberry serves breakfast and lunch daily, and past visitors give the Maine Blueberry Pancakes a thumbs up. Incorporating the Maine seafood, there is a Lobster Benedict for breakfast alongside Homemade Corned Beef Hash and Belgian Waffles. For lunch, there are a variety of sandwiches and burgers, like the Surf and Turf Burger with lobster and bacon. If you are just stopping by for a drink and a snack, they offer a bar and tapas menu as well. Open daily 7am to 3pm. See Details
Bad Dog Deli Bad Dog Deli serves a full breakfast, homemade muffins, locally roasted organic and free trade coffees, deli style sandwiches, meatball heroes, reuben sandwiches, and custom pizza. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details