Dog Friendly Barbecue Restaurants in Texas

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 barbecue spots in Texas that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Salt Lick
Salt Lick Salt Lick is a BBQ lover's dream, offering delicious barbecue in a warm atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from succulent options such as brisket, pork ribs, sausage, whole chicken, and turkey, plus yummy pecan pie and peach cobbler for dessert. Open daily 11am to 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q
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
Two Bros BBQ Market A great BBQ joint with a large outdoor patio and playground for the kids. Just minutes away from the McAllister Dog Park just off 281. Dogs must be friendly, on a leash, and comfortable around children. Take dogs to patio by way of outside gate near front door. Open 11am to 9pm daily. See Details
Stuttgarden Tavern on the Strand Stuttgarden serves burgers, sandwiches, and entrees like bangers & mash and German meatballs. Plus, plenty of foreign and domestic beers on tap. See Details
Augie's Barbed Wire Smokehouse Located downtown right next to to Sunken Gardens Theatre and the San Antonio Zoo, Augie's Barbed Wire Smoke House specializes in old school BBQ, including brisket, pulled pork, sausage, beef and pork ribs, and chicken, plus burgers, sandwiches, and traditional sides like mac and cheese, green beans, and baked beans. Dogs are welcome on the patio. Opens at 11am during the week, 12pm on weekends. See Details
Little Woodrow's Seasonal and year-round brews to go along with traditional bar eats. Covered and uncovered seating on the patio is dog friendly. See Details
Front Porch Grill BBQ, Steaks, Burgers, Tacos, Daily Specials. Reasonable Prices. Outdoor tables allow dogs. 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
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
Black's Barbecue Delicious BBQ, homemade sausage, and savory sandwiches are on the menu at Black's. Shaded outdoor picnic tables are dog friendly. See Details
New Braunfels Smokehouse New Braunfels Smokehouse is a local BBQ and smokehouse offering fresh food and prepared meats. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Eloise Great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try coffee and pastry in the morning and great appetizers and entrees in the evening. Don't forget to check out the draft beer and special cocktails. Pets are welcome on the patio. See Details
Clem Mikeska's BBQ Clem Mikeska's specializes in finger-licking Texas-style BBQ served in a homey, laid-back atmosphere that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Besides succulent BBQ brisket, pork, ribs, and chicken, other menu favorites include burgers, sandwiches, fried catfish, and grilled pork chops. Open 11am to 9pm daily. See Details
Pit Master BBQ Dig into delicious chopped brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey, ribs, burgers, and sausage. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Just ask and the staff will open the gate. See Details
Kent Black's BBQ Dogs are welcome at Kent Black's BBQ, where they offer twelve pet-friendly tables outside. Kent Black, their pit master, is a third generation BBQ chef who learned his craft at the eighty-four-year-old, family-owned, Black's BBQ in Lockhart, Texas. He still utilizes the same techniques as his grandfather in 1932, including a simple rub and local Post Oak Wood. On the menu, you'll find beef brisket, pork spare ribs, smoked turkey breast, homemade sausage, giant beef ribs, and a number of sausages. You can combine a number of these meats with a bun, pickles, onions, and some BBQ sauce to make sandwiches. Kent Black's BBQ is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Rooster's Roadhouse Down-home joint with a bar & booths serves baskets of pit barbecue & burgers with housemade chips. See Details
The Granary Cue & Brew The Granary Cue $ Brew serves squab, brisket ramen, smoke-grilled pork chops, and craft beers. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Vitek's BBQ Family-owned and operated, Vitek's BBQ is a dog-friendly spot to grab a meal in Waco. Dog owners can head to one of the many outdoor tables in its sheltered Biergarten, to enjoy a meal alongside Fido. Dogs must remain leashed during their visit to Vitek's. The BBQ restaurant's menu includes traditional sandwiches, tacos, plates of brisket, bbq ribs, and hickory smoked chicken, spuds, pulled pork nachos, and its famous Gut Pack, Frito's Corn Chips, shredded cheddar cheese, sausage, hand-chopped brisket, beans, pickles, onions, jalapeno peppers, and bbq sauce served with sliced bread. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Banana Pudding, Freshly Baked Cookies, Pecan Cobbler, or one of its cheesecake flavors. Vitek's BBQ is open Monday from 11:00am to 3:00pm, Tuesday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Salt Lick BBQ Salt Lick BBQ, located in Round Rock, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of tasty protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including beef brisket, pork ribs, sausage, turkey, chicken, beef ribs, BBQ sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Pork Ribs and Sausage Combo Plate served with potato salad, coleslaw, beans, bread, pickles, and onions. Or go for Marino's Triple Chop Sandwich with chopped brisket, sausage, and ribs, with pickles and onions. A few of their locations are 'Cash Only' so come prepared! 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
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse is some of the best BBQ around as well as gigantic onion rings. The outdoor seating pet-friendly, too. See Details
Green Mesquite Green Mesquite serves BBQ sandwiches and plates, burgers, and jambalaya. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Snow's BBQ Early Saturday morning risers will be treated to award-winning Texas style BBQ in a casual, dog-friendly setting. Snow's BBQ is only open on Saturdays and closes when the meat runs out. Order as much brisket, pork spare ribs, turkey breast, chicken, and sausage as you like to make sure it lasts the whole week. What began as a small town tradition has become a nationwide phenomenon. The doors open at 8am, so don't miss your chance to savor some of Texas's absolute best barbecue. See Details
The Back Porch BBQ Step onto The Back Porch and let us help your dream of slow-cooked, scratch made and down-right delicious BBQ, sides, and desserts be satisfied. Our large outdoor seating area and private land makes it a great place to walk/run Fido. See Details
Tyler's Barbecue Tyler's Barbecue serves up simple but delicious barbecue dishes. Choose from menu options like chopped beef, sliced brisket, sausage, ribs, barbecue plates, barbecue sandwiches, beans, potato salad, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. This no-frills joint is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00am to 7:30pm, or until they run out of grub! See Details