Dog Friendly Barbecue Restaurants in Austin, TX

There are 25 pet friendly barbecue restaurants in Austin that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Austin. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly County Line on the Lake
County Line on the Lake Bring Fido and the whole family to County Line on the Lake, a dog-friendly barbecue restaurant in Austin, TX. Overlooking Bull Creek, the spacious outdoor deck has umbrella-shaded tables to keep Fido cool on hot days. County Line on the Lake is an award-winning barbecue restaurant best known for their meaty ribs, lean brisket and spicy sausages. See Details
Pet Friendly Terry Black's Bbq
Terry Black's Bbq Run by brothers Michael and Mark Black, Terry Black's BBQ has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor tables where you can sit with your pooch. The menu is classic Texan barbecue, with smoked brisket, sausage, turkey, beef ribs, pork ribs, and chopped beef. You can order by the pound or as a sandwich, and pair it with sides like Baked Potato Salad, Mac-n-Cheese, and Cream Corn. Desserts are traditional and include Mini Pecan Pie, Peach Cobbler and Banana Pudding. Open daily 11am to 9pm. See Details
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q This BBQ spot on Research Boulevard has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q has BBQ favorites like brisket, turkey, chopped beef, ribs, chicken, sausage, and pulled pork. Got your meats by the pound or as a sandwich, with sides including potato salad, cole slaw, and corn on the cob. Stop by early and you can get your BBQ in a breakfast taco. If you are looking for something sweet, there are house-made desserts like Banana Pudding and Pecan Pie. 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
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q Fill up your tank and stomach at Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q, a combination gas station, grocery store, and barbecue eatery. Rudy's serves wood-fired, slow-cooked, and dry-rubbed meats in a casual, open space that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables in the back. Choose from a succulent selection that includes moist brisket, turkey breast, St. Louis ribs, jalapeno sausage, and spicy pork chops. Opens at 6am Monday through Saturday and 7am on Sunday. See Details
Lamberts Lamberts serves wood-fired barbecue in a contemporary setting that welcomes dogs on the outdoor patio. A menu of traditional dishes with a new edge includes crispy wild boar ribs, chicken fried oysters, country style pork ribs, cold smoked rainbow trout, jalapeno hot links, and Black Angus brisket. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Green Mesquite Green Mesquite serves BBQ sandwiches and plates, burgers, and jambalaya. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.
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Bert's BBQ This BBQ spot near University of Texas Austin has a couple of dog-friendly tables outside. Stop by the family owned Bert's BBQ in the morning and pick up the Austin staple, breakfast tacos. After 10:30, the barbecue rolls out with classic Texas dishes like brisket, turkey and sausage. Get your meat as a sandwich or a plate, with your choice of traditional sides. There's also the Frito Pie if you are looking for a savory snack. Open Tuesday through Friday 7am to 3pm, and Saturday 8am to 3pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. See Details
La Barbecue Austin's La Barabeue has a few pet-friendly tables, just be prepared to wait in lines that can sometimes take two hours. La Barabeue has classic Texan BBQ dishes, but without the typical sweetness in a lot of rubs and sauces. You can order brisket, pulled pork, turkey, beef and pork ribs, and sausage. You can order them by the pound, or try them in a sandwich. Sides include Chipotle Slaw, Potato Salad, and Pinto Beans. Open Wednesday through Sunday 11am to 6pm or until they sell out. See Details
Franklin Barbecue Franklin Barbecue, located in Austin, TX, is a casual, pet friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Long lines form early for brisket, pulled pork & other smoked meats at this lunch-only spot. Be sure to save room for a slice of homemade pie including bourbon banana, pecan, key lime and Ruby's Dang Pie - a coconut pineapple chess. See Details
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q This BBQ spot on N FM 620 has two pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q has BBQ favorites like brisket, turkey, chopped beef, ribs, chicken, sausage, and pulled pork. Got your meats by the pound or as a sandwich, with sides including potato salad, cole slaw, and corn on the cob. Stop by early and you can get your BBQ in a breakfast taco. If you are looking for something sweet, there are house-made desserts like Banana Pudding and Pecan Pie. 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
Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ is a dog-friendly restaurant in Austin, Texas. Fido is welcome to sit with you at a picnic table on the covered patio. The BBQ joint serves breakfast, sandwiches, tacos, and more using local beef and pork from Hartley Ranch. See Details
Ruby's BBQ Ruby’s BBQ has been cooking real pit-smoked barbecue for over 25 years in Austin, offering a bevy of side dishes and Cajun inspired dishes as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating. Dig into beef brisket, baby back pork ribs, smoked chicken, hot sausage, St. Louis style spare ribs, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, and spicy BBQ tacos. Open daily 11am to 11pm. See Details
Bar-B-Que Heaven Bar-B-Que Heaven, located in Austin, TX, is a casual eatery that serves up a myriad of delicious, protein-laden fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Bar-B-Que Heaven is open Wednesday through Saturday from 4pm to 4am. See Details
Crimson Creek Smokehouse Crimson Creek Smokehouse is a dog-friendly barbecue restaurant in Austin, TX. Your friendly dog is welcome to join you at an outdoor picnic table on the patio. Specializing in Oklahoma-Style barbecue, you'll want to try their famous Tomahawk Ribeye, pulled pork sandwich, or peach cobbler while you're visiting! See Details
Stubb's Bar-B-Q Stubb's Bar-B-Q is an Austin institution that is recognized for classic Texas barbeque. This location on US-290 provides 50 dog-friendly tables so Fido can come along. The flagship restaurant downtown is also a popular concert venue hosting musical acts of all kinds with internationally known artists. Getting down to the menu, you'll find classic barbeque plates with brisket, chicken, pulled pork, sausage, and more. Unique plates include options like the BBQ Sliders and Smoked Street Tacos. Wash it all down with a cold beer for the full Stubb's experience. See Details
Leroy And Lewis Barbecue Leroy And Lewis Barbecue in Austin, TX, is a dog friendly BBQ join where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. New school barbecue, old school service. They serve up alternative cuts of meat sourced from local farms and ranches. The menu varies daily, so be sure to check their website for the latest offerings. See Details
Green Mesquite BBQ & More Green Mesquite BBQ & More, located in Austin, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty, protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, po'boys, burgers, BBQ plates, brisket, pork ribs, pulled pork, chicken, sausage, ham, smoked wings, turkey, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Smoked Wings, then chow down on the Green Mesquite Cheese Steak Po'Boy with thinly-sliced rib eye, Swiss, American cheese, sauteed mushrooms, grilled onions, mayo, and horseradish, served with salsa, and your choice of side (pinto beans, potato salad, coleslaw, Cajun rice, corn, or green beans.) Or go for the Chicken Fried Chicken - a fried boneless chicken breast with gravy and your choice of side. See Details
Pok-e-Jos Smokehouse Dog-friendly Pok-e-Jos Smokehouse has a few outdoor tables where you and your pooch can sit. Texas BBQ is on the menu at Pok-e-Jos, with the traditional favorites like brisket, smoked sausage, chicken and pulled pork. Get it by the pound, plate or as a sandwich. Sides include Baked Potato Casserole, Fried Okra, and Potato Salad. Want to end your meal with something sweet? There's Banana Pudding and Cobbler. Open daily 11am to 9pm. See Details
Pok E Jos Smokehouse Dog-friendly Pok-e-Jos Smokehouse has a few outdoor tables where you and your pooch can sit. Texas BBQ is on the menu at Pok-e-Jos, with the traditional favorites like brisket, smoked sausage, chicken and pulled pork. Get it by the pound, plate or as a sandwich. Sides include Baked Potato Casserole, Fried Okra, and Potato Salad. Want to end your meal with something sweet? There's Banana Pudding and Cobbler. Open daily 11am to 9pm. See Details
Chief's BBQ & Grill At Chief's BBQ & Grill, there are two dog-friendly benches outside where you and your pup can sit. Chief's is serving up traditional Texas style BBQ favorites like brisket, sausage, pork ribs, smoked chicken and turkey. If you are looking for something other than BBQ, Chief's also has burgers, BLTs and Fried Chicken Sandwiches. Classic desserts Pudding Cake and Pecan Pie are available as well. Open Sunday through Wednesday 10:30am to 9:00pm, Thursday through Saturday 10:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Indian Roller Local craft beers and seasonal cocktails are he specialty at Indian Roller. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Frank's Hotdogs food truck is parked out back. See Details
Bbq 512 Grab one of the two outdoor tables at the pet-friendly BBQ 512. Named for the Austin area code, this spot's menu is small but reflects the Texas bbq tradition. You'll find classics like brisket, sausage, pork ribs, and smoked turkey, but also tandoori chicken. Get your meats as a sandwich or a plate with two sides, including potato salad and pinto beans. Open Monday through Wednesday 11am to 8pm, Thursday though Saturday 11am to 9pm. Closed on Sunday. See Details
Micklethwait Craft Meats Micklethwait Craft Meats, located in Austin, TX, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious protein-laden fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Micklethwait Craft Meats is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 6pm, and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. See Details
Scotty's BBQ Scotty's BBQ, located in Austin, TX, is a pet-friendly food truck that serves up a variety of delicious protein-laden fare. Scotty's BBQ is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details