Dog Friendly Restaurants in Chicago, IL

There are 600 pet friendly restaurants in Chicago 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 Chicago. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly 312 Chicago
312 Chicago This Italian spot is a favorite for diners in the Chicago Loop. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio during the summer months. 312 Chicago is open Monday from 7am to 9:30pm, Tuesday through Wednesday from 7am to 10pm, Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Big Star
Big Star Big Star serves fancy tacos in a cool atmosphere, with a walk-up window that allows you to bring your pup. See Details
Wishbone Wishbone is a popular local spot that serves traditional Southern food in a spacious setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Tasty options available are omelets, buttermilk pancakes, biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, North Carolina-style crab cakes, blackened catfish and smoked beef brisket. Opens at 7am during the week and 8am on weekends for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Wishbone also serves a dog-friendly Sunday brunch. See Details
The Bad Apple The Bad Apple, located in Chicago, IL, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a myriad of delectable fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Soft Pretzel served with hearty tomato and roasted red pepper sauce, and goat cheese. Next, chow down on the Southern Dandy Burger topped with grilled local Spanish sweet onion, pepper jack cheese, Buckboard molasses bacon, and sweet and spicy Dandy sauce. Or go for the Southwestern Cobb Salad with bibb lettuce, corn, black beans, avocado, red onions, red peppers, bacon, hard-boiled egg, and crispy tortilla strips, served with chipotle ranch. The Bad Apple is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:30pm to 12am, Thursday through Friday from 11:30am to 2am, Saturday from 11:30am to 3am, and Sunday from 11:30am to 12am. See Details
Eduardo's Enoteca Offering small production wines, craft spirits, and light authentic Italian fare, Eduardo's Enoteca is a pet-friendly spot for a romantic date or a glass of wine among the locals. Those wanting to sip alongside Fido can do so at one of Eduardo's ten outdoor tables. Its menu includes a vast wine selection and hand-crafted cocktails, made with freshly squeezed juices. It also offers rustic Italian pizzas and hand-made pasta. Eduardo's serves lunch and dinner daily, and brunch on the weekends. This hidden gem is open Sunday through Wednesday from 10am to 11pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 3am. See Details
Tapas Valencia Tapas Valencia is a pet-friendly restaurant serving Spanish tapas and unique martinis. Visitors craving Tapas Valencia's signature sangria can head to one of its eight outdoor tables to enjoy. Its menu includes fish, chicken, soups, salads, vegetarian options, specialty desserts and much more. Regulars recommend ordering the dates wrapped in bacon and topping off your meal with a slice of almond cake. Tapas Valencia is open Monday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday from 1:00pm to 4:30pm and Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Cody's Public House Cody's Public House is a dog-friendly watering hole in Chicago, IL, where Fido is welcome to join you for a beverage inside the cozy bar or outside on the deck. Enjoy a drink from their extensive list that includes wine, domestic, craft and imported beers, ciders, seltzers, specialty drinks, and signature shots. See Details
Pierrot Gourmet The French fare here may be pricey, but the experience is worth the price, especially if you opt for breakfast. Dine outside and Fido can join you. See Details
Smoke Daddy For world class BBQ packed with flavor in the Windy City, look no further than the dog-friendly Smoke Daddy, home to the Lil Red Smoker. Feast you eyes on succulent selections of beef brisket, pulled pork, wood roasted rotisserie chicken, and St. Louis style or baby back ribs, all teeming with smoky goodness. Wash it down with a craft draft beer or signature cocktail before finishing with a fresh slice of key lime pie. Dogs are welcome on the seasonal patio. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub is a neighborhood favorite pouring tasty beers and offering lots of pet-friendly seating. See Details
Erie Cafe A consistent, if standard Italian steakhouse. Dine outside and Fido can join you, weather permitting. See Details
Adobo Grill This upscale Mexican spot is a fan favorite! Come for a meal or just sip margaritas and nosh on guac. Fido can join you outside in the summer. See Details
Pinstripes Pinstripes on E Illinois Street has two pet-friendly outdoor seating so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Pinstripes has bocce ball and bowling for diners, with a rotating list of craft beers from local breweries. The menu is American-Italian, with lunch and dinner dishes like Roasted Cauliflower Orecchiette Pasta, Yellowfin Tuna Flatbread, and Boneless Short Ribs. Stop in for lunch where they offer sandwiches, flatbreads, and combos like grinders and salads, or soups and salad. On Sundays, Pinstripes has a large brunch buffet with made to order omelets, a carving station, and much more. A complimentary mimosa is included. See Details
Robert's Pizza and Dough Company Robert's Pizza and Dough Company is a stylish pizzeria & bar offering thin-crust brick-oven baked artisan pizzas with fresh and unique ingredients. The Chicago restaurant features pet-friendly outdoor seating along the Chicago River. See Details
Yolk Yolk in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, is dog-friendly. The restaurant welcomes Fido at a table on the outdoor patio. Before venturing to the Navy Pier or Millennium Park, stop by Yolk to fuel yourself for the day. The eatery offers a fresh take on breakfast and focuses on serving high quality food in a welcoming environment. See Details
Lou Mitchell's Restaurant Lou Mitchell's Restaurant is a pet-friendly spot to grab food, acclaimed by USA Today and others, in Chicago, IL. Those wanting to dig into a meal alongside their pooch can sit at one of Lou Mitchell's seven outdoor tables. Lou Mitchell's menu includes a variety of sandwiches, cereals, pancakes and waffles, jumbo omelets, and plenty of baked goods. Frequent visitors to Lou Mitchell's recommend coating your waffle in its homemade orange marmalade. See Details
Gemini Gemini, located in Chicago, IL, is a modern eatery that serves up delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a glass of wine and an order of the Greek Lamb Meatballs with cucumber-fennel relish, tzatziki, mint, and naan crumble. Next, chow down on the Vegetable Tortelloni with spinach ricotta, asparagus, cherry tomato, zucchini, shimeji, tomato broth, and parmesan. Or go for the Wisconsin Rainbow Trout with artichoke heart, green bean, cherry tomato, fingerling potato, capers, arugula, and chili oil. Gemini is open Monday through Thursday from 4:30pm to 10pm, Friday from 4:30pm to 11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Glenn's Diner Created to re-invent the Diner, Glenn's Diner is a pet-friendly eatery serving fresh seafood, along with typical diner entrees. Those wanting to enjoy a bowl of cereal alongside their furry friend can sit at one of Glenn's eight outdoor tables. Its menu includes items such as New England Clam Chowder, The Last Seafood Salad You Will Ever Want, sandwiches, burgers, po-boys and more. Frequent visitors to Glenn's Diner recommend the potato pancakes and the garlic bread. Glenn's Diner is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday from 9am to 10pm and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken Do-Rite Donuts and Chicken is a pet-friendly spot in Chicago serving dog owners with a sweet tooth. Those wanting to get their hands on a Candied Maple Bacon donut or chicken sandwich while Fido relaxes nearby can do so at one of Do-Rite Donut's eleven outdoor tables. Do-Rite's menu includes a wide array of donuts but warns guests that its chefs often change their minds, so donut flavors might rotate. From gluten-free and vegan options to Valrhona Chocolate Cake, Blueberry Crumb, Vanilla Bean Glazed, or Buttermilk Old Fashioned, Do-Rite has a donut for everyone. See Details
The Perch Kitchen and Tap Fido is welcome at dog-friendly outdoor tables at The Perch Kitchen and Tap in Chicago, IL. Order your pup something from the dog menu like the Puppy Power Bowl, a Pupsicle, or even a Hefe-Woof-Zen drink! For humans, the restaurant and brewery offers wood-fired grill items, sandwiches, burgers and vegetarian options. A full bar and weekend brunch are also available. See Details
Rockwell's Neighborhood Grill Rockwell's Neighborhood Grill offers hearty burgers and sandwiches and dog-friendly patio seating, weather permitting. Other menu choices include Louisiana eggrolls, spinach salad, blackened fish tacos, pork chops, and carne asada, plus a wide selection of craft, bottled, and canned beer. Opens at noon during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Parson's Chicken and Fish Parson's Chicken and Fish, located in Chicago, IL, is a casual fast-food-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try an order of the Cheese Curd Fritters with potatoes, cream, confit garlic, aged cheddar, and jalapeno, served with buttermilk dressing. Next, chow down on the Fish Sandwich with beer-battered fish, slaw, American cheese, hot sauce, aioli, and North Star pickles, served with house-made potato chips. Parson's Chicken and Fish is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 12am, Friday from 11am to 2am, Saturday from 10am to 2am, and Sunday from 10am to 12am. See Details
Floyd's Pub Floyd's Pub in Chicago has a unique character. The outdoor patio is dog and smoking friendly. See Details
River Shannon There are lots of games to play at the River Shannon. They have friendly bartenders, reasonably priced drinks and are dog-friendly. See Details