Dog Friendly Restaurants in Chicago, IL

There are 570 pet friendly restaurants 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 O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe
O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe has been serving continental cuisine in an elegant historic Old Town atmosphere with outdoor seating available for dogs. A diverse menu offers crab cakes, Buffalo shrimp, Caesar salad with chicken, BBQ pork sandwiches, turkey burgers, ribeye steak, seared salmon, and shepherd's pie. Dogs are welcome at front sidewalk tables. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. 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
Harry Caray's Tavern Navy Pier Harry Caray's Tavern boasts a licensed dog friendly patio on beautiful Navy Pier. They will serve your canine companion a souvenir water bowl and a treat while you enjoy a Holy Cow! Burger or one of their Signature Pizzas. See Details
Cody's Public House Cody's Public House has great service and is dog friendly, with a large outdoor area in back, darts and pool. See Details
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
Sticky Rice Serving traditional Thai cuisine and house specials, Sticky Rice is a pet-friendly restaurant serving tourists and locals alike. Dog owners craving Northern Thai fare can head to one of Sticky Rice's seven outdoor tables to enjoy their meal beside their pet. The restaurant's vast menu includes soup, egg rolls, curry, seafood, salad, rice dishes, noodles, Thai sausage, vegetarian options, desserts and much more. Regulars recommend ordering the Mango Sticky rice served in a mango. Sticky Rice is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:30pm and Sunday from 12:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
O'Donovan's Pub and Restaurant O'Donovan's Pub and Restaurant is an Irish spot serving tasty burgers and a sidewalk patio that's pet-friendly! See Details
Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern is a dog-friendly bar and gathering spot, featuring a wide variety of beer and spirits, pool table, jukebox, accommodating staff, and a projector to watch Chicago sports teams in action. Opens at 2pm Monday through Saturday and noon on Sunday. See Details
Waterfront Cafe Located just minutes from downtown, The Waterfront Cafe is housed in a historic landmark coach house attached to on of the few remaining mansions that once lined Chicago's Lakefront. Menu offers salads, wraps, and hearty entrees. Outside patio is dog friendly and features breathtaking views. See Details
Ten Cat Tavern Ten Cat Tavern in Chicago is dog-friendly. They have pool tables and three different areas to hang out with your friends. See Details
Frasca Pizzeria + Wine Bar Order a pizza or pasta entree and choose from dozens of red and white wines. Outdoor tables on the sidewalk are Fido friendly. See Details
Mariano's Mariano's is a neighborhood market serving a huge variety of ready to eat dishes in a pet-friendly environment. Those wanting to purchase a burger patty and have it cooked on Mariano's grill can do so and then take a seat by Fido at one of Mariano's thirty outdoor tables. Its menu includes many hot-and-ready dishes as well as salads from its salad bar, made to order sushi, and glass of wine from its wine bar. Visitors to Mariano's rave over the chocolate chip cookies and enjoy the occasional live piano playing wafting from the upper level of the store. This location of Mariano's is open daily from 6am until 10pm. 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
Parlor Pizza Bar Serving lunch, dinner, and late-night menu options in addition to weekend brunch, is Parlor Pizza Bar, a pet-friendly eatery in the West Loop. Dog owners craving pizza can head to one of the Bar's thirty outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Parlor Pizza's menu includes seasonally rotating dishes, Neapolitan-inspired pizzas prepared in wood-burning ovens, and craft beers and artisanal wines. Visitors to Parlor Pizza Bar rave over the calamari dishes and recommend ordering the nachos covered in pulled pork.This location of the Parlor Pizza Bar is open Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:00am, Saturday from 10:30am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 10:30am to 1:00am. See Details
Four Moon Tavern Four Moon Tavern offers a tasty pub menu in a friendly setting with dogs welcome. 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
Uncommon Ground The perfect spot for a yummy meal made with local ingredients. Enjoy live music or just chat with friends. Dine on the patio and Fido can join you. See Details
Margie's Candies Montrose This is the place to be when you want an ice cream sundae topped with lots of homemade caramel or hot fudge. Eat outside and Fido can join you. See Details
Chicago Joe's Chicago Joe's is a neighborhood favorite, with a warm atmosphere and lots of outdoor seating where dogs can you join you for a delicious meal. Menu features jumbo fried shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, Cobb salad, craft burgers, chicken parmesan sandwiches, meatloaf, beer battered fish, and hot apple pie for dessert, plus signature cocktails. Opens at 11am Monday thru Saturday, 10am on Sunday. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his! See Details
Erie Cafe A consistent, if standard Italian steakhouse. Dine outside and Fido can join you, weather permitting. See Details
Jefferson Tap & Grille At Jefferson Tap & Grille, not only are dogs permitted on the patio, but they are truly welcomed by the staff. All items on the special dog menu are natural, including desserts from Paw Natural. Fido owners can choose from tasty options such as quesadillas, Buffalo shrimp, pulled pork sandwiches, blackened chicken paninis, sesame lime steak wraps, pizza, and sizzling fajitas. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
The Fifty/50 Modern and casual, the Fifty/50 is perfect for watching the game or hanging with friends and offers sidewalk seating that welcomes dogs. A bar and grill menu features crispy chicken skins, jumbo smoked wings, burgers, sandwiches, buttermilk brined fried chicken, and bone-in ribeye pork chops, plus an extensive choice of whiskeys and craft beer. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details