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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Athens, GA

There are 68 pet friendly restaurants in Athens 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 Athens. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Ted's Most Best
Ted's Most Best Dog-friendly Ted's Most Best in Athens, GA, welcomes Fido to join you at an outdoor table in a covered seating area. This independent and locally owned restaurant serves10" artisan pizzas, panini sandwiches, subs, salads, beers on tap and more. The outdoor area also has a bocce ball court for adults! See Details
Pet Friendly Terrapin Beer Company
Terrapin Beer Company Terrapin Beer Company is a local brewery offering a wide selection of brews in a welcoming pet-friendly atmosphere. Picnic tables are pet-friendly. See Details
Cali-n-Tito's If you've been looking for great Cuban food in Athens, GA, then you've got to check out Cali-n-Tito's at La Puerta Del Sol, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Cali-n-Tito's features a casual, fun atmosphere where you can kick back with friends and enjoy classic Cuban recipes. Try the Cubano Especial- grilled steak, grilled hot dogs, ham, and eggs with lettuce, grilled onions, cheese, jalapenos, and mayo, or go for one of their chicken, seafood, or vegetarian options. See Details
Mama's Boy Restaurant Mama's Boy Restaurant specializes in sweet and savory Southern breakfast and lunch foods, and offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. Popular menu choices include biscuits and gravy, salmon cakes Benedict, Georgia peach French toast, pimento cheeseburgers, and pulled pork sandwiches. Opens daily at 7am. See Details
Big City Bread Cafe Big City Bread Cafe serves gourmet style bistro eats in a charming atmosphere with relaxing courtyard seating beneath shaded elm trees that welcomes dogs. Delicious menu options include apple and blue cheese salad, crawfish gumbo, French dip sandwiches, lamb burgers, quiche, and flat iron steak. Opens at 7am daily. See Details
Clocked Clocked uses natural and chemical free ingredients in all their dishes. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Grit The Grit, located in Athens, GA, is a trendy eatery that serves up 100% vegetarian fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Loaded Nachos topped with melted cheese, black bean chili, lettuce, red onions, sour cream, and house-made salsa. Next, tuck into the Banh Mi Sandwich with seitan, pickled onions, carrots, daikon radish, lettuce, diced cucumber, wasabi mayo, and fresh cilantro on a hoagie. Or go for the House Salad with romaine, green leaf lettuce, carrots, purple cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, and your choice of sauteed tofu or shredded white cheddar cheese. The Grit is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 9:30pm, Friday from 8am to 10pm, Saturday from 9am to 3pm, and 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 9am to 3pm, and 5pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Porterhouse Grill If you've been looking for a great steak, then you've got to try the Porterhouse Grill, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Porterhouse Grill specializes in steaks, but they also feature surf and turf as well as other seafood dishes, like their stuffed tilapia special. Come on Wednesday nights starting at 6pm for jazz nights, and make sure to pair your meal with one of their many wine selections. Reservations are not required, but you may want to call ahead to make sure that you get a pet-friendly table. See Details
The Foundry Athens If you're looking for modern twists on southern classics, then you've got to try The Foundry Athens, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. The Foundry is located in a reclaimed iron mill and features live music every night, so make sure to check their calendar before you go to see what you'll be hearing. Try one of their specialty cocktails or a bowl of specialty grits. All of their dishes are made with locally sourced ingredients. See Details
Trappeze If you're looking for a fun place to kick back with a meal with family and friends, then you've got to check out Trappeze, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Trappeze is an award winning pub, and they use the highest quality ingredients available in all of their meals. Share an appetizer or cheese plate with the table, or go for one of their sandwiches or unique entrees, like the North Carolina trout or vegan Caribbean fried rice. See Details
DePalma's Italian Cafe De Palma serves homemade Italian fare in a friendly, neighborhood setting and happily welcomes dogs to their outdoor seating area. See Details
Blind Pig Tavern If you're looking for a delicious meal, check out the Blind Pig Tavern, which has four small pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty meal on a beautiful day. The Blind Pig features classic American cuisine like handcrafted burgers, award winning wings, and sandwiches. Build your own burger or try a specialty like the Jalapen-ya-bidness, topped with fried jalapenos, pico de gallo, jalapeno jack cheese, and chipotle ranch. The wings are cooked in your choice of ten different flavors, and they even have a selection of southwestern dishes available. See Details
Butt Hutt Barbecue If you're looking for a good southern meal, check out Butt Hutt Barbecue- because you can't get any more southern than barbecue! Butt Hutt has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. They feature classic dishes like their brisket, hot dogs, smoked chicken, and of course, the Buttwich- their signature pulled pork sandwich. They've got lots of fun events like Texas Hold'em, trivia nights, and live music, so make sure to check their calendar before you go! See Details
Mama's Boy at The Falls of Oconee Dog-friendly Mama's Boy at The Falls of Oconee welcomes Fido at outdoor tables on the patio. They have a delicious, southern style breakfast and lunch menu. The outdoor seating overlooks a stream and small waterfall. See Details
Saucehouse BBQ Saucehouse BBQ is a dog-friendly restaurant in Athens, GA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table with an umbrella on the beer garden patio. Choose a meat, "vessel," and two sides. Pulled pork, sliced brisket, chopped chicken, ribs, Brunswick stew, Georgia hash, and tofu is available. "Vessel" choices include buns, sliced white bread, Hawaiian rolls, etc. Slaw, potato salad, chips, French fries, and fried okra is offered to complete your meal. There are nine sauces to choose from as well. See Details
Schlotzky's Counter-serve chain serving deli fare such as their Original sandwich, specialty pizzas, and salads. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
La Fiesta of Athens La Fiesta is a neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Athens, GA serving drink specials and entrees with American takes on Mexican favorites, like the cheesesteak burrito, Texas fajitas or tacos. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables on the covered patio. See Details
Akademia Brewing Company Akademia Brewing Company, located in Athens, GA, is a trendy gastropub that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. See Details
South Kitchen + Bar If you're looking for modern twists on southern classics, then you've got to try South Kitchen + Bar, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. They'll even bring a water bowl out for your pup. South Kitchen describes their dishes as ""creative food with a southern accent"", with meals like the pork belly with truffled mac and cheese and fried okra or the deviled egg trip of masala curry. Check out their sister restaurant, Trappeze Pub, which is also pet-friendly!" See Details
Weaver D's Beloved by hometown rockers R.E.M., this hole-in-the-wall eatery with dog-friendly patio seating has been serving tasty soul food for 30 years along the banks of the Oconee River. Enjoy hearty comfort food like chicken fingers, fried wings, pork chops and gravy, mac and cheese, and apple and peach cobbler for dessert. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer. Open 11am to 6pm Monday thru Saturday and is closed Sunday. See Details
Aqua Linda Taquiera If you like Mexican cuisine, then you'll be sure to love Aqua Linda Taquiera, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Aqua Linda features authentic Mexican cuisine prepared using old family recipes passed down from Mom. Try their quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, burritos, or salads, and make sure to pair it with one of their cool and refreshing margaritas. Check out the house specials like the steak Mexicano and look out for the daily drink specials! See Details
The National Restaurant If you're looking for a taste of Europe, check out The National Restaurant, which has five pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. The National is inspired by European cafes and bars, and serves a variety of Mediterranean dishes made using seasonally appropriate ingredients sourced from local farms. Get a few plates of tapas to share with the table, or go for one of their steaks, pasta dishes, and more. The National Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30am-10pm and Sunday from 5-9pm. See Details
Catch 22 Gastropub If you're looking for great, high end beer and food, then you'll love Catch 22 Gastropub, which has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. You and your favorite UGA student can stop by for one of their burgers, sandwiches, or entrees, like the barbecue mac and cheese or the Helldorado burger, topped with beer braised short ribs, jalapeno poppers, and pepper jack cheese. If you're feeling adventurous, try the chef's pick burger for a surprise. Catch 22 Gastropub is closed on Sundays. See Details
Blue Sky Bar If you're looking for a place to stop for a drink or two with friends, then the Blue Sky Bar is the place to go, with lots of pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day while overlooking the UGA campus. Blue Sky is a classic speakeasy featuring over three hundred craft beers, over one hundred scotches, and an original drink list that's constantly changing as the bartenders come up with more ideas for cocktails. Blue Sky does not serve food, and happy hour is every weekday from 3-9pm. See Details