Dog Friendly Sidewalk Cafés in Chicago, IL

There are 10 pet friendly sidewalk cafés in Chicago that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding 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 Chicago. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Milk & Honey Cafe
Milk & Honey Cafe Milk and Honey Cafe is a pet-friendly eatery located in Chicago's eclectic Wicker Park neighborhood. Milk and Honey Cafe offers seven outdoor tables for those wanting to dine alongside their dog. Its menu includes gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, made from scratch soups, and house-baked pastries. Breakfast and lunch are available daily. Regulars to the Cafe recommend ordering the freshly squeezed orange juice to accompany your tomato basil soup and ham sandwich. Milk and Honey Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Pick Me Up Cafe
Pick Me Up Cafe Pick Me Up Cafe is a pet-friendly eatery serving a variety of vegan and vegetarian options. Those wanting to dig into a plate of vegan French toast while their canine lounges underfoot can sit at one of Pick Me Up Cafe's four outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes items such as Old Fashioned Nachos, Cheeze Fries, Buffalo Chicken or Buffalo Tofu, soup, salad, The Garlicious Breast sandwich, a Vegan Sloppy Joe, and Vegan Moo Free pizza. Guests can top off their meal with an Apple Cider, Mimosa or Espresso Macchiato. Pick Me Up Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 2am, Friday from 11am to 2am, Saturday from 9am to 2am and Sunday from 8am to 2am. See Details
Little Branch Cafe Little Branch Cafe is a pet-friendly shop serving espresso and brunch to hungry dog owners. Those wanting to sip alongside their pup can sit at one of Little Branch Cafe's four outdoor tables to enjoy their drink. Its menu includes sandwiches, omelets, French Toast varieties, pancakes, waffles, salads, burgers, paninis, and the soup of the day. Frequent visitors to Little Branch Cafe recommend ordering the Breakfast Burrito and topping it off with a cup of coffee. Little Branch Cafe is open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 7am to 7pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 7am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Heartland Cafe Heartland Cafe is a pet-friendly eatery serving local, organic, sustainable, and fairly traded ingredients in their dishes. Dog owners can sit at one... DOGS MUST BE TIED UP OUTSIDE OF PATIO See Details
Janik's Cafe Offering all day breakfast and a variety of lunch dishes, Janik's Cafe is a pet-friendly spot to grab a made to order salad or sandwich. Those wanting to dine alongside their dog can sit at one of Janik's many outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its vast menu includes Hot Off The Griddle dishes, omelets, soups, salads, wraps, half-pound hamburgers, sandwiches, fish tacos, pasta bowls, and a range of sweets. Regulars recommend ordering the Eggs Benedict and a mimosa. Janik's is open seven days a week from 7am to 4pm. See Details
Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountian Spinning J Bakery is a pet-friendly establishment formed around its 1928 soda fountain bar. Those wanting to devour a bowl of homemade soup alongside their furry friend can sit at one of Spinning J's two outdoor benches to enjoy their meal. The Bakery's menu includes handmade sodas, fresh pie, pastries, sandwiches, shakes, quiche, pot pies, gelato, coffee and more. Spinning J Bakery is a bring your own beer establishment, that'll serve you a virgin drink along with a shot glass and a bar spoon so you can customize your cocktail--offering suggestions for best pairings on their website. Locals recommend saving room for a slice of S'Mores Pie. Spinning J is open Tuesday through Thursday from 7am to 9pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 8am to 10pm and Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Cafe Selmarie Cafe Selmarie, located in Chicago, IL, is a contemporary American restaurant and bakery that serves up a variety of delectable eats. Fido is welcome to join you while you enjoy your meal (dogs are not allowed inside the fence, but you can grab a pet-friendly table right next to the railing.) Chow down on the Prawns and Polenta - prawns with creamy polenta, sweet corn relish, shaved radish, chili oil, and cilantro. Or go for the Ricotta Pasta - handmade ricotta noodles, watercress, shaved pecorino, chicken stock reduction, and cracked pepper, with your choice of grilled chicken or grilled salmon. Before you head out, be sure to try a taste of one of their sweet treats, like the Pumpkin Tres Leches Torte with layers of fresh whipped cream and pumpkin spice cake soaked in sweetened milk. Cafe Selmarie is open Tuesday through Thursday from 8am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 8am to 10pm, and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Morgan Street Cafe Morgan Street Cafe is a pet-friendly cafe serving coffee and baked goods to locals and tourists alike. Those wanting to sip on a cup of joe while Fido lounges underfoot can sit at one of Morgan Street Cafe's four outdoor tables to enjoy the afternoon. Its menu includes breakfast items such as a Croissandwich, Lox or Morgan Street Special, as well as grilled sandwiches, salads, and soups. Visitors to Morgan Street Cafe recommend the Jerk Chicken Soup and the Mediterranean Sandwich. This location of Morgan Street Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 5pm and Saturday from 8am to 5pm. See Details
Intergalactic Cafes, Inc. Intergalactic Cafes, Inc. is a pet-friendly spot to grab exceptional food and coffee in a space that allows visitors to work, converse and create. Those wanting to chow down alongside their canine can sit at one of Intergalactic Cafe's four outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Serving gluten-free and vegan options as well as baked goods, breakfast, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, chicken, salads, and soups, Intergalactic Cafe has something for everyone. This location is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 6:30pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Expat Expat, located in Chicago, IL, is a casual al fresco eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly establishment while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Ahi Tuna Crudo with watermelon, avocado, and hearts of palm. Next, chow down on the Lobster Roll with celery, fine herbs, and mayo on a brioche bun. Or go for the Nayarit-Style Shrimp Cocktail with tomato, jalapeno, white onion, and tortilla chips. Expat is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday from 2pm to 12am, Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Buzz Cafe A part of Oak Park Arts District, Buzz Cafe is a dog-friendly cafe that believes in community and family ties. Those wanting to try some of Buzz Cafe's organic, vegan or vegetarian foods can head to one of its three outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their dog. Its menu includes breakfast items, soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, gourmet burgers, flatbread pizzas, snacks, and sweet treats. Regulars recommend ordering the breakfast burrito with a cup of Buzz Blend coffee. The Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 9pm, Saturday from 7am to 9pm and for brunch Sunday from 8am to 2pm. See Details
Bagel Art Bagel Art is a dog-friendly spot to grab a simple and delicious dish among locals. The cafe offers six outdoor tables for those wanting to dig into a Veggie Wrap while Fido lounges underfoot. Bagel Art's menu includes sandwiches, breakfast items, bagels, salads, pastries, and cookies. Regulars recommend ordering the Lox sandwich and a cup of coffee and kicking back to watch the street traffic pass. Bagel Art is open Monday through Saturday from 6:00am to 3:00pm and Sunday from 7:00am to 2:30pm. See Details
Eastgate Cafe Eastgate Cafe is a pet-friendly restaurant serving fresh and homemade dishes to locals and tourists alike. Eastgate Cafe offers guests a few outdoor tables where they can sit with their dog and enjoy a meal. Its menu includes breakfast pastries, artisan sandwiches, specials, homemade soups, salads, desserts, and coffee drinks. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the Mediterranean Salad and the Lobster Bisque, or an espresso and a cookie. Eastgate is open Sunday from 9am to 8pm and Monday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Serenitea Cafe and Boutique Serenitea Cafe and Boutique is a pet-friendly tea room boasting a vintage style menu for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Serenitea wanting to try its loose leaf tea served in eclectic tea cups and saucers can head to one of its four outdoor tables to enjoy with Fido. The Cafe's Afternoon Tea menu includes an assortment of finger sandwiches, scones and miniature desserts with an individual pot of tea for each guest. Its lunch menu includes scones of the day, sandwiches, Lavender Tea Cookies, Bars, and the Special of the Day. Former visitors call the tea selection incredible, rave about the chicken salad, and recommend lingering to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the Lavender Cookies. Serenitea Cafe says to call ahead at least twenty-four hours in advance for a reservation if you're looking to enjoy Afternoon Tea. Serenitea Cafe is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Thursday and Saturday from 8:30am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. See Details