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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Bethesda, MD

There are 44 pet friendly restaurants in Bethesda 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 Bethesda. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Barrel and Crow
Barrel and Crow Barrel and Crow is a dog-friendly restaurant in Bethesda, MD, that takes a contemporary approach to New American cuisine and casual fine dining. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The lunch menu highlights regional seafood staples and hands-on dishes like the Grilled Spice Sirloin Skewers or the Roseda Farm Cheeseburger. For dinner, enjoy dishes like the Fried Quail and Andouille Gumbo, Braised Virginia Bison Short Rib, or the Duck Fat Rosemary Fries. The drink menu is not to be outdone with a huge selection of craft beers, cocktails, wines by the glass, and a list of reds by the bottle. See Details
Pet Friendly Silver
Silver The dog-friendly Silver restaurant describes itself as having ""the heart of diner with the style of a brasserie."" Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and even late-night meals created with ingredients from over fifteen local farms on their large outdoor patio. Try one of the playful dishes like Pickle Fried Chicken and Waffles or Truffle Bison Meatloaf. Silver accepts reservations and call ahead seating. Open Sunday through Thursday 7am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday 7am to 12am." See Details
Luke's Lobster Bethesda Luke's Lobster in Bethesda is dedicated to traceable, sustainable seafood working in partnership with local fishermen and providers. This location has seven dog-friendly tables so you can get your seafood fix with your favorite pup. On the menu, you'll discover seafood standards like lobster tails and New England-style clam chowder as well as house specials like their seafood rolls with lobster, crab, or shrimp. Almost every item on the menu comes with a gluten free or dairy free option so you don't have to miss out on their delicious dishes. Luke's Lobster also serves a carefully selected list of wines and microbrews, and happy hour runs from 4pm to 7pm every day of the week. They are open seven days a week from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Not Your Average Joe's Not Your Average Joe's, located in Bethesda, MD, is a casual, dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They offer an ever-changing menu, from their famous focaccia and dipping oil, to their legendary pizza, salads, and sandwiches, there is something for everyone. Come in for fan favorites like the Mustard Crusted Chicken or Steak Tips, stay for the extended list of wines, craft beer, and crafted cocktails. They also serve an extensive gluten free menu, happy hour, and weekend brunch. See Details
Mia's Pizza Pizzas, pastas, salads, paninis. See Details
Le Pain Quotidien Le Pain Quotidien stands for the daily bread. These bakers on Old Georgetown Road provide eight dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can break some bread with you. Their menu uses their organic, handmade bread as a focus and combines it with a number of seasonal ingredients, including pastries and tarts, a Mediterranean platter, charcuterie and fromage platter, six-vegetable quiche options, and organic beer and wine to wash it all down with. You'll also find desserts like carrot cake, raspberry cheesecake, and banoffee tart to satisfy your sweet tooth. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Sarah's Handmade Ice Cream Sarah's Handmade Ice Cream, located in Bethesda, MD, is a casual creamery and treat shop that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a frosty treat. They even offer a doggie ice cream just for pups! Sarah's Handmade Ice Cream is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Mussel Bar & Grille Inspired by Belgian pubs where beer and seafood reigned supreme, Mussel Bar and Grille provides a large menu of flavors from the New England coast with European traditions. The dog-friendly patio at the Bethesda location offers twenty tables, so there's plenty of space for your pup to join you. Their food ranges from a raw bar and mussel dishes to burgers and entrees like their popular MB and G Steak Frites. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday with unique items like the Mussel Bar Breakfast. Mussel Bar and Grille is open for lunch Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 11:30pm, Friday from 11:00am to 1:00am, Saturday from 10:30am to 1:00am, and Sunday from 10:30am to 11:30pm. See Details
Rice Paddies Grill Pho fans will want to check out this dog-friendly Vietnamese spot in Bethesda, MD, where there are about four tables to sit at with your pup. With gluten free and vegetarian options like rice platters and noodle bowls, there's something for everyone. Dogs are welcome on the small patio, but seating is limited. See Details
Uncle Julio's Mexican Uncle Julio's Mexican specializes in scratch-made dishes with authentic Mexican flavors as well as Tex-Mex favorites. You can dine with Fido at this location in Bethesda where there are six dog-friendly tables outside. The extensive menu features tacos, enchiladas, and flautas as well as mesquite grilled mains like fajitas, fish, and steak. Popular picks include the Grilled Fish Tacos and the Bacon Wrapped Camarones. You can also find lunch, brunch, and drink menus with plenty of Tex-Mex flavor throughout. See Details
Fresh Baguette Fresh Baguette is an authentic French bakery with six dog-friendly tables. Their products include bread, pastries, tarts, croissants, and savory sandwiches. Gluten free diners will find several selections, too, like meringue, macarons, and chocolate fondant. You can pair your French treat with a cup of coffee or tea. Fresh Baguette is open daily from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Praline Bistro Located above the Praline Bakery, Praline Bistro offers a diverse menu of delectable desserts and tasty bistro fare in a sophisticated atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Favorite menu choices include escargots, seafood salad, quiche Lorraine, hanger steak, lamb stew, croque monsieur, pan-seared red snapper, and an array of sweet and savory crepes. Bistro opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends.

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Bethesda Crab House Bethesda Crab House is a classic New England seafood spot with ten dog-friendly tables on their outdoor patio. Crabs are their main affair and you can order by the size from the all you can eat Crab Feast to jumbos. They also serve sandwiches, sides, and mains like the soft shell platter or crab legs. Appetizers include shrimp, oysters, crab cakes, and various seasonal options. Bethesda Crab House is open daily from 11am to 10pm, but those hours are subject to change so call ahead. See Details
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery on Norfolk Avenue has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. This brewery is serving their own brews like Bottoms Up Kolsh, Slam Berry Sour, and Cub's Blue Beer. To go along with their craft beers, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery has a large menu of brewery favorites. You can start off your meal with Jalapeno Pretzel Stix or Asiago Artichoke Crab Dip. Burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, pizzas, and tacos are available, as are their house specialty entrees, including Lobster and Shrimp Enchiladas, Sizzling Stuffed Peppers, and Mango Habanero Chicken. If you have a sweet tooth, save some room for Bourbon Pecan or Salted Caramel Toffee Mason Jar Pie. See Details
Black's Bar & Kitchen With a roomy outdoor patio and five dog-friendly tables, Black's Bar and Kitchen is a great place to dine on gourmet dishes with Fido. Black's specializes in seafood, American cuisine, and regional flavors. Their raw bar includes oysters, clams, and varieties that change by the day. Lunch entrees include specialty sandwiches like the Stout-Braised Pork Cubano or the Risotto of the Day. You can also choose their four course express lunch available on the weekdays. The dinner menu consists of composed plates like the Black's Roasted Chicken and Tamales or a la carte chops, seafood, and steaks with your selection of sides. Black's Bar and Kitchen hosts a large wine list as well as a few rotating, local brews and house cocktails. They are open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and Saturday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Dinner is served Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 5:30pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Brunch is served on Sunday from 11:00am to 2:30pm. See Details
Aria Beer Wine & Deli Aria Beer Wine and Deli is a very dog-friendly cafe with two tables outside. They serve various provisions like breakfast plates, sandwiches, bagels, and burgers. To drink, they provide coffee, fountain drinks, and adult beverages. Aria Beer Wine and Deli is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 7am to 11pm, and Sunday from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Hardy's BBQ The Hardy's BBQ food truck parks in Bethesda on Friday and Saturday with several dog-friendly tables and a menu chock full of barbeque favorites. They offer St. Louis style ribs, smoked chicken, pulled pork, beef sausages, smoked halal beef brisket, and more. Their meat is smoked in an all natural wood pit to ensure maximum flavor. Hardy's BBQ food truck is open Friday from 12pm to 2pm and Saturday from 12p to 4pm. See Details
True Food Kitchen True Food Kitchen in Bethesda, MD, is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They specialize in healthy Californian fusion food. They prepare and serve foods crafted to nutritional standards and featuring unique and nutritionally-dense ingredients. Their menu is seasonal in order to provide the freshest ingredients available but includes salads, bowls, pizza, sandwiches, burgers and more. See Details
Buredo Buredo, located in Bethesda, MD, is a casual Asian eatery that serves up such fare as sushi rolls, sushi burritos, salads, bowls, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Nikkia with charred salmon, salmon roe, kimchi slaw, shishito pepper, red onion, tempura crunch, and creamy sesame sauce. Or go for the Sofie with shrimp tempura, avocado, pickled cabbage, carrot, toasted sesame seeds, red tobiko, and sriracha mayo. Buredo is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Tout de Sweet This pet-friendly bakery and sweet shop specializes in French favorites like macarons and croissants, as well as cakes and cupcakes. They also offer espresso drinks like seasonal lattes, and a variety of teas. They recently picked up another Best of Bethesda award from Bethesda Magazine. Seating outside is limited but dog friendly when available. Open Tuesday through Friday 8am to 7pm, Saturday 9am to 7pm, and Sunday 10am to 5pm. Closed on Mondays. See Details
Wildwood Kitchen Chef Wiedmaier's Wildwood Kitchen features a collection of international cuisines, with a special nod to southern European style. There are a handful of seats on the pet-friendly patio, so you may want to call ahead or make a reservation. Open for lunch Monday through Sunday 11am to 4pm. Dinner hours are Monday through Thursday 4pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday 4pm to 10:30pm. See Details
Aden Pizza Aden Pizza may sound like just a pizza shop, but they serve a diverse selection of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes, too. They offer three dog-friendly tables for Fido. Besides pizza, the menu consists of dishes like pide, which is a thin-crust flatbread dish. Their other options includes wraps, sandwiches, pitas, kebabs, pasta, shawarma, and subs. Aden Pizza is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:30pm. See Details
Shangri-La With a convenient location near Metro Station in Bethesda, the dog-friendly Shangri-La offers a selection of Nepalese and Indian favorites. There are only two outdoor tables, so get one when you can. Fans of spice should try the Chili Chicken, one of the house specialties. With only two outside tables suitable for doggy tagalongs, you'll want to get there early. Hours are Monday through Thursday 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Fridays and Saturdays 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to10:30pm. Sundays 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Nando's Peri-Peri Chicken In England, Nandos is synonymous with youth culture. Taking your date out for a cheeky Nandos is as cool as Snapping a celeb' or going viral. Now, you can take Fido for a cheeky Nandos on Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda, where they provide three dog-friendly tables outside. Their menu contains lots of PERi-PERi flavored food that derives from Portugal. Their signature dish is PERi-PERi chicken, marinated for twenty-four hours, flame grilled and basted to your liking. Although most of the menu is meaty, they also offer a few veggie selections, such as a veggie burger, a portobello mushroom with halloumi wrap, and a feta and avocado wrap. 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