Dog Friendly Restaurants in Block Island, RI

There are 40 pet friendly restaurants within 20 miles of Block Island 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 Block Island. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Bridge
The Bridge The famous dog-friendly Bridge patio is the perfect oasis to enjoy dinner and cocktails in Westerly, RI. Perched over the Pawcatuck River, this fully renovated historic wheelhouse offers scenic river and town views with a contemporary take on classic American dishes, including roasted Buffalo chicken wings, grilled squash sandwiches, sauteed scallops, and braised lamb shank. The patio is seasonal so be sure to call ahead to ensure it's open before bringing Fido. See Details
Pet Friendly Windjammer Surf Bar
Windjammer Surf Bar Leashed dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Windjammer Surf Bar in Westerly, RI. Ask for a dog menu for Fido! While you sit and enjoy the waves, check out their extensive menu full of seafood and American fare. If you're looking for something from the sea, try the clam cakes, chowder or buffalo shrimp. See Details
TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant in South Kingstown where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio. This menu serves up seafood classics like lobster rolls, clam chowder, oyster Rockefeller, and crab cakes. See Details
George's of Galilee Overlooking the Block Island Sound, in the picturesque fishing port of Galilee, George's of Galilee Waterfront Seafood Restaurant is a dog-friendly, boat-to-plate, seafood restaurant in Narragansett. Although they specialize in seafood, they also serve farm-to-table vegetables, a seasonal sushi menu, and fresh hand-cut steaks. The specialties on the menu include the baked seafood casserole, seafood pot pie, and roasted day boat cod. Outside, you'll find the restaurant's very own private beach, where they even offer a beach blanket service during the summer. See Details
The National Hotel Tap and Grill Enjoy lunch, dinner, or an evening drink on the dog-friendly patio of The National Hotel Tap and Grill, with breathtaking views of the water in New Shoreham. Wait staff is attentive and will bring out water for Fido. See Details
Monahan's Clam Shack By the Sea Monahan's Clam Shack by the Sea is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant. Over the years, the building that now houses the clam shack has functioned as a gas station, a restaurant, a dairy bar, and wait for it... a clam shack. Like a fishy Phoenix, the clam shack has risen once again, serving up seafood for the second time to the people of Narragansett. Their menu includes clam cakes, chowder, crab cakes, calamari, fries, lots of sandwiches, and ice cream for dessert. Monahan's Clam Shack is open every day of the week from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Whalers Brewing Company Whalers Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, locally owned brewery in South Kingstown, RI, with an on-site taproom selling draft beer, growlers, and brewery merchandise. Order a tasting flight to enjoy while you play some cornhole, life sized Jenga, or pool. Leashed dogs are welcome. You are invited to bring your own food or order delivery from a list of local restaurants. See Details
Haversham Tavern Sit outside at the Haversham Restaurant, a nineteenth-century tavern with ten dog-friendly tables. They are proud to offer a pub menu that features sandwiches, salads, burgers, special appetizers, and a selection of cold beer. Check out their Outrageous Nachos, tortilla chips piled high and layered with melted cheese, black olives, jalapenos, shredded lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, and Pico de gallo. To satisfy your sweet tooth, select something from the scintillating spread of desserts, including a big brownie sundae, double chocolate fudge cake, cinnamon dippers, and NY cheesecake. The Haversham Tavern is open every day of the week from 11am to 1am. See Details
Caf Bar Caf Bar is a dog-friendly, neighborhood coffee bar in South Kingstown, RI where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio at a two-top or four-top table. Try their nutritious, tasty meals like the multitude of salad offerings they have, and pair it with a local coffee, cafe au lait, Golden Milk, or a cacao cayenne hot drink. See Details
Ballard's Ballard's has lots of dog-friendly tables looking out across the ocean. Situated on Block Island, you can take advantage of the limited time each year that sitting outside and staring at the waves with Fido is an option. You and Fido can grab a beach chair and let the folk at Ballard's deliver your food right to you. The menu consists of thirteen different lobster options, including ravioli, scampi, surf and turf, fire grilled, steamed, and baked. If you're more of a landlubber, you can try something from the land, such as Ballard's Burger, Swiss Burger, or a number of different tacos. Ballard's of Block Island is open every day of the week from 9am to 11pm. See Details
The Oar The Oar offers lots of dog-friendly tables with views across Great Salt Pond. Given their proximity to the sea, it's no surprise this restaurant specializes in seafood, including clam chowder, New England lobster rolls, and a full sushi bar. Smilin' Bob's Smoked Fish Dip comes highly recommended by local patrons, served with wonton chips, sliced red onion, and jalapenos. You'll also find steak, chicken breast, salad, and a black bean burrito on the menu. To satisfy your sweet tooth, enjoy something from the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Bar. The Oar is open every day of the week from 11:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Dead Eye Dick's Dead Eye Dick's at Payne's Dock is open for lunch and dinner in New Shoreham, RI. You and Fido can relax on the lawn, rather than the patio, where you will find a limited menu and drinks available at the dog-friendly dining tables. The food offerings range from fresh seafood, including their signature swordfish and lobster dishes, to homemade soups and an extensive raw bar. Dead Eye Dick's is open May through September. See Details
Block Island Pizza Pie Co. Delicious build-your-own and specialty pizza. Dogs are welcome in the outside seating area. See Details
Buster Krab's Buster Krab's Beach Bar and Grill has twenty-three dog-friendly tables outside. The chefs on staff serve traditional American fare with a focus on seafood. One of the most popular dishes available is the signature lobster roll, crammed full of almost a half pound of fresh lobster meat tossed in house mayo and served on a locally baked roll with fries and slaw. You can also build your own burger at Buster's Burger Bar. The Krab people believe it to be the ultimate beach bar and grill, so why not head down there and check if they're right!? They are open every day of the week from 11:30am to 1:00am. See Details
Saltwater Tavern Dogs are allowed at The Saltwater Tavern, where they serve lots of traditional American fare. Specializing in seafood entrees, they also offer tacos and Southwest style food. You could try the Saltwater Tavern Catch of the Day, the chef's preparation of locally caught fish selected daily. If you're not in the mood for something from the sea, dig into their vegetable quinoa dish, served with grilled asparagus, roasted mushroom, and artichoke with balsamic drizzle. Wash your meal down with a house cocktail, like the Three Sheets to the Wind, prepared with white rum, house watermelon-cucumber-mint syrup, fresh lime juice topped with club soda. The Saltwater Tavern is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 8:30pm. See Details
Iggy's Doughboys Iggy's offers burgers, grinders, seafood, and of course, yummy doughboys. Dogs are welcome at outdoor benches and tables. See Details
Poor People's Pub Poor People's Pub, located in Shoreham, RI, is a laid-back joint that serves up a myriad of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Their menu features burgers, BBQ, local seafood, pizza, and more. Gluten-free and vegetarian options also available. See Details
Matunuck Oyster Bar Matunuck Oyster Bar is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They are committed to uniting fresh, locally grown produce with farm-raised and wild-caught seafood to make the freshest dishes you’ll find anywhere. Their signature raw bar offers a variety of Rhode Island oysters, crisp cherrystones, littleneck clams, and jumbo shrimp. See Details
Aldo's Bakery Dogs are welcome at Aldo's Bakery and Homemade Ice Cream, which has been a family run business since 1970. They use fresh and wholesome ingredients to prepare their homemade style pastries, bread, and ice cream. On their bakery menu, you'll find croissants, Danish pastries, scones, cupcakes, squares, and just about every other baked treat that you can think of. You may want to wash down your baked goods with a cold drink from the beverage menu or cool off with a homemade gelato from the ice cream menu. At Aldo's, they also offer breakfast, including the Andiamo platter, with scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, bacon or sausage. Aldo's Bakery is open every day of the week from 5:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
The Beachead Restaurant Dogs are welcome at The Beachead Restaurant, a beachside restaurant featuring traditional New England fare, fresh seafood, and classic dishes with a modern twist. Although this restaurant is known for seafood, they claim to have something for everyone. At lunch time, you can enjoy sandwiches, burgers, large salads, and keep an eye on their daily specials for deals. You can drop in from 3pm to 4pm every weekday for their buck a shuck special. At dinner time, you'll find local favorites, such as seared scallops and lobster mac 'n' cheese. Wash it all down with something from their extensive, hand-crafted cocktail menu. You and Fido will find fifteen tables outside for dogs and their owners. The Beachead Restaurant is open every day of the week from 11:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
The Surf The lower level by the beach at the Surf Hotel is dog-friendly, offering twelve tables for dogs and their owners. The Surf Hotel was originally built as a residence for Dr. T.C. Mann, the island physician, who gave it the nickname, the Surf Cottage. In 1876, it was expanded and turned into a hotel. As well as being the only hotel on the island with a panoramic view of Crescent Beach and Old Harbor, you'll find a restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Surf Breakfast features pancakes, skillets, and a variety of American breakfast dishes and the lunch menu is full of scrumptious seafood sandwiches. For dinner, you'll find more elaborate seafood dishes, like New England baked haddock, and lobster mac and cheese. The Surf Hotel is open every day of the week for breakfast from 8:30am to 11:00am, lunch from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, light fare from 3:00pm to 4:30pm, and dinner from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Dave's Coffee & Espresso Bar Dave's Coffee & Espresso Bar is a dog-friendly Certified Organic Coffee Roaster coffeeshop in Charlestown, RI, where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio for delicious baked goods and perfect coffee. Try their pancakes, muffins, and slightly smokey, bold coffee. See Details
Sly Fox Den Too Charlestown Located in the quiet community of Charlestown, RI, Sly Fox Den Too is serving Native American cuisine in a cozy setting. The breakfast menu includes omelettes, biscuits & gravy, benedicts and more. For lunch, the chef is serving soups, salads, sandwiches and specialty plates. Leashed dogs are allowed at outside tables. See Details
Misquamicut Sandwich Co Although it is a mouthful to say, the folk at Misquamicut Sandwich Company hope your mouth will be full of their hand-crafted sandwiches instead. Bill Beattie, the owner, would like to point out that this is no fast-food joint, their sandwiches are creatively prepared, satisfying slow-food, designed to make you happy. The menu on offer aims to please the meatiest of carnivores to the veggiest of vegetarian. They also offer gluten-free and vegan options upon request. On the menu, the pesto-marinated portobello sandwich is topped with sun-dried tomatoes, balsamic onions, and arugula, and served on a sesame roll. The Misquamicut Sandwich Company is open every day of the week from 8am to 3pm. See Details