Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Ohio

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

Pet Friendly Gresso's
Gresso's Gresso's is known for a lively atmosphere, classic bar and grill food, and a spacious dog-friendly patio. Delicious menu options include jumbo wings, chicken tenders, burgers, authentic Greek gyros, pizza, and steak and frites. Open 3pm to 2am during the week, and 11am to 2am on weekends. See Details
Pet Friendly Brown Bag Deli
Brown Bag Deli Located in Historic German Village. Brown Bag Deli makes lunchtime easy, offering tasty deli classics and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. The signature sandwich menu features a variety of choices that all pair perfectly with the daily selection of homemade soups, savory salads, and delectable desserts. Open Monday thru Saturday 9am to 8pm, 11am to 8pm on Sunday. See Details
Keystone Hyde Park Keystone serves burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, fish tacos, and nine kinds of music-themed mac and cheese, plus an extensive selection of craft beer on tap and bottled beer. The spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
TownHall Ohio City Diverse menu consists of organically driven, sustainable, and locally sourced dishes like beer-battered avocado tacos and kobe beef bolognese. Dogs are welcome on the spacious patio. See Details
Hang Over Easy Hang Over Easy serves breakfast all day, but also offers a wide selection of burgers, sandwiches, and craft beer. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly when the patio is open. Call ahead before arriving to ensure seating i available. Hang Over Easy is open from 7am to 4pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 4pm on weekends. 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
The Crest With influence spanning the globe, we still try and offer a thoughtful and diverse menu without compromising the ideals that are dear to us. Utilizing locally sourced ingredients challenges us to create and execute our recipes in house every day. Local sourcing not only provides high quality heirlooms with fresh and unique tastes but also stimulates our local economy and builds long lasting relationships. By centralizing our spending habits, we’re trying to achieve sustainability through reciprocity. See Details
Lucky Dog Grille Lucky Dog Grille is a pet-friendly place to find craft beers and award-winning dishes. Visitors to Lucky Dog with their dog in tow can sit at one of its eight outdoor tables to enjoy a meal. The Grille's menu includes appetizers, wings, salads, mac and cheese dishes, steak burgers, Philly sandwiches, wraps, soups, chili, and entrees such as Classic Fish and Chips, Smoked Sausage Links, and a Soft Taco Plate. Lucky Dog Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Flavors Eatery This eatery strives for healthy California cuisine that also offers organic and healthy choices for a variety of tastes and dietary restrictions. Some of their offerings include made-from-scratch soups, salads, wraps, subs, pizza, smoothies, and low-fat yogurt. Leashed, friendly dogs are allowed at the outside dining area. See Details
Darby's On Fifty-Nine Dogs are welcome at Darby's On Fifty-Nine, where they provide six pet-friendly tables on the patio outside. Their chefs pride themselves on being able to utilize locally-grown ingredients from surrounding farms. The carefully crafted dishes on the menu include a crispy calamari, filet mignon sliders, and a number of desserts. Amongst the American favorites, you'll discover the Ohio Beef Burger: caramelized onions, IPA mushrooms, beer brined bacon, guyere, IPA steak sauce, romaine lettuce, red onion, and pickle. Darby's is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Grindstone Tap House Grindstone's lively atmosphere complements an extensive selection of beer on tap as well as a hearty bar and grill menu that includes chicken and waffles, brick oven pizza, jumbo wings, patty melts, shrimp po'boys, St. Louis ribs, chicken parm, and pan-seared pork chops. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Lily's Bistro Diverse menu includes Ohio nachos, roasted tomato basil hummus, baked enchilada casserole, and grilled ahi tuna. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
One Red Door Upscale New American fare and specialty drinks served in a hip brick-and-wood setting. A varied menu features seared ahi tuna steak, shrimp and grits, clams and linguine, margherita pizza, smoked pork chops, grilled hanger steak, and Maine lobster rolls. Patio seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Wheat Penny Oven and Bar Wheat Penny is a locally owned restaurant with an eclectic flair and eleven dog-friendly tables. The menu reflects the chefs' love for Italian food with plenty of inspiration from local cuisine, too. Mains feature sandwiches, handmade pasta, pizza, and plate dinners. Popular menu items include the vegetarian Cauliflower T-Bone and the Crispy Brick Chicken Thighs. The bar at Wheat Penny offers a large variety of drinks with cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
BrewRiver GastroPub A New Orleans influenced gastropub with a made from scratch menu and 23 craft beers on draft. The dog-friendly outdoor patio is open from April through October. Stop in to enjoy a cold beer, good meal, and great conversation. See Details
Rudder's Rudder's serves delicious homemade soups, pasta, sandwiches, and red hot Chicago dogs. Outdoor deck seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Quaker Steak & Lube Menu includes tacos, wings, ribs and steakburgers. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Stone House Tavern Tasty menu offers bacon cheeseburgers, pulled pork sandwiches, pot roast, and fish tacos. Covered outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Retro Dog A fresh new take on the classic char-grilled hot dog. Retro also serves fresh-cut fries, onion rings, handmade burgers, and ice cold root beer. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
The Ridge Inn Restaurant Gourmet cuisine and homemade donuts. Dogs are allowed outside on the wrap-around porch. Very welcoming, water bowls provided See Details
Brown Dog Cafe Brown Dog Cafe serves a wide array of world cuisine in a casual, contemporary setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Patrons can feast on tasty menu favorites like fried goat cheese and beet salad, crab cakes, poutine, grilled artichoke, mushroom Swiss burgers, sweet potato ravioli, scallop cassoulet, and pan roasted duck. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the covered patio. Open 7:30am to 9pm Monday through Thursday, 7:30am to 10pm Friday, 10am to 10pm Saturday, and Sunday brunch 10am to 3pm. Sit, Stay, Savor at the Brown Dog Cafe. See Details
i-5's Bar and Grill I-5's creates a laid back island like vibe near the shores of Lake Erie. Menu includes drunk mussels, walleye bites, tacos, burgers, pierogies, steak and fries, chicken parmesan, and fresh perch. The spacious outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Au Bon Pain If your dog is okay with being tied to a table for a few minutes, you can run in and get a yummy sandwich, bowl of soup, or salad. See Details
Yours Truly Restaurant Yours Truly Restaurant, located in Chagrin Falls, is a casual, diner-style eatery that serves up traditional American fare. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken, wraps, seafood, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Flash Fried Artichoke Hearts served with housemade fire ranch dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Protini Burger topped with cheddar, grilled, shaved Canadian bacon, and a fried egg on a seared brioche bun. Or go for the Tuscan Chicken - a fire-grilled chicken breast with pesto, roasted red peppers, grilled onions, and melted mozzarella on a bed of sauteed spinach and onions. See Details