Dog Friendly Restaurants in Columbia, MD

There are 26 pet friendly restaurants in Columbia 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 Columbia. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Ale House Columbia
Ale House Columbia Ale House offers over 50 bottled, canned, and draft craft beers and a menu that includes Thai shrimp, Tex-Mex rolls, roasted pear salad, Buffalo chicken flatbread, angry mussels, Korean beef tacos, crab cake dinners, and steak frites. Shaded umbrella tables are dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Touche Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shoppe
Touche Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shoppe Touche Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shoppe offers sweet treats for humans and dog treats and water bowls for their puppy patrons in a quiet neighborhood setting with a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Choose from fresh-baked cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and tarts in an abundance of flavors. Open 7am to 6pm Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm on Saturday, and 9am to 3pm on Sunday. See Details
Great Harvest Bread The dog-friendly Great Harvest Bread bakes whole grain breads that are the spring boards for their tasty sandwiches. Choose from a variety of breads, homemade soups, hot and cold deli sandwiches, and muffins, cookies, and cupcakes for dessert. Opens at 6:30am Monday thru Friday, 7am on Saturday, and is closed Sunday. See Details
Greene Turtle Varied menu includes French onion soup, crab cake sliders, Buffalo chicken nachos, spicy meatball pizza, and baby back ribs. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
La Madeleine Country French Cafe La Madeleine Country French Cafe on Columbia Crossing Circle is a casual French bakery with ten dog-friendly tables outside. Their bakers prepare authentic, freshly made fare from traditional recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You and Fido may want to make La Madeleine Country French Cafe part of your morning routine. Their breakfast options include specialty items like cinnamon french toast, Parisien eggs benedict, and a country French breakfast. Accompany your hearty breakfast with a specialty coffee, crafted as a single or a double upon request. For lunch, indulge in one of the warming soups from the menu, including tomato basil soup, french onion, or cream of mushroom. 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
Mission BBQ Dogs are allowed at Mission BBQ on Columbia Crossing Cir. Outside, you and Fido will discover eleven pet-friendly tables to peruse. The patriotic founders of Mission BBQ strive to remind everyone what makes America great, the homegrown heroes. They believe that BBQ is the most American thing going and they serve their authentic meats in honor of those Americans who serve the country. You can take a look at the meat market menu that includes brisket, pulled pork, turkey, pulled chicken, and sausage. 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
Xitomate This colorful Mexican restaurant and tequila bar has plentiful outdoor pet-friendly seating for you and your dog. The restaurant has over 100 varieties of tequila and a dozen different margaritas if you are in the mood. Visitors recommend the freshly-made guacamole served tableside, where you can make it as mild or spicy as you like. Xitomate offers daily lunch and dinner, as well as weekend brunch with an Unlimited Bloody Mary option. Open Monday through Wednesday 11am to 10pm, Thursday through Saturday 11am to 11pm and Sundays 11am to 10pm. See Details
Waterside Restaurant Waterside Restaurant at the the Sheraton Columbia Towne Center Hotel boasts views of Lake Kittamaqundi and a section of pet-friendly lounge chairs. Guests of the hotel have good things to say about Waterside's brunch and breakfast options, which includes a buffet. The menu is full of comfort food options for dinner and lunch as well, with hearty options like ribeye steak and roasted chicken. Open for a la carte breakfast daily from 6:30am to 2:00pm, Friday 6:30am to 10:00am, and Saturday 6:30am to 12:00pm. Lunch is available daily from 11:00am to 2:00pm, and dinner from 4:00pm to 11:00pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Dobbin Road has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Old Dobbin Ln has six pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to dine with your dog. Noodles & Company has noodle and pasta dishes with an international flare. You can get Asian dishes like Japanese Pan Noodles, Italian bowls including Spaghetti and Meatballs, and comfort food meals like Wisconsin Mac and Cheese. Most of the entrees can be made gluten-free. Salads, soups, and shareable items including Korean BBQ Meatballs, Potstickers, and Cheesy Garlic Bread. Check out the rotating specials and you might find Buffalo Mac and Cheese and Pasta Fresca. Bringing the kids with your too? No problem. Noodles & Company has kids meals. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up while you go inside to order. See Details
Nalley Fresh Dogs are welcome at Nalley Fresh on Dobbin Road, where you'll find four pet-friendly tables outside. The menu is made up of chef-driven, hearty bowls, wraps, and salads prepared using house-made proteins, over one-hundred fresh ingredients, and fifteen international flavors. You can create your own bowl, or choose one of their signature bowls, like the Alfredo noodle bowl: served with a choice of protein, noodles, mushroom-pesto saute, arugula, scallions, almonds, parmesan, basil Dijon dressing, alfredo sauce, and chicken broth. 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
Ram's Head Tavern Ram's Head Tavern on Foundry Street has 25 pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. The Ram's Head Tavern has a menu full of tavern fare with a twist, including Funky Town Fish and Chips, Beer and Bourbon Seared Duck, and Jammin' Salmon. There are starters like Crabby Tots, topped with crab dip and cheese, and Oven Baked Nachos. You'll find sandwiches and burgers too, from Honey Sriracha Chicken to the Righteous Rueben. Stop by on Sunday for brunch where they offer a Make Your Own Bloody Mary Bar, benedicts, omelets, and pancakes. See Details
Maiwand Kabob Maiwand Kabob on Harpers Farm Road gets the name from a culturally-rich village located in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan. Outside Maiwand Kabob, you'll find two pet-friendly tables for dogs and their owners. Their Afghan menu includes succulent kabobs that are marinated daily in a variety of traditional spices and seasonings, tandoori bread, and rice pudding. Additionally, their chefs prepare a different special every single day, including lamb curry, chicken curry, and chicken jalfrezi. 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
MOD Pizza MOD Pizza on Town Center Avenue provides eight pet-friendly tables outside. This pizzeria serves up individual artisan-style pizzas designed by you, the customer, or the chef's selection. After a choice is made, the handcrafted pizzas are fired in their eight-hundred-degree display oven. The popular pizzas that are available include the Lucy Sunshine, mozzarella, parmesan, artichokes, garlic, and dollops of red sauce. If you're not in the mood for pizzas, you can indulge in one of the salads on the menu, such as the Caesar salad: romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, diced tomatoes, and croutons. MOD also offers milkshakes, house-made iced teas, lemonades, local craft beer, and wine to go alongside your meal. 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
Corner Bakery Cafe A fast-casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Corner Bakery Cafe is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a meal in Columbia. Visitors to the Cafe can head to one of its six outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Buttermilk Pancakes and Eggs with Bacon alongside Fido. The Bakery Cafe's menu is made up of morning favorites such as scramblers and pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, Power Flats, oatmeals, yogurt, fresh salads, signature sandwiches, panini, hot sandwiches, handcrafted pasta, soups, chili, and more. Its baked goods include cookies, hand pies, rugalach, slices of cake, and bars. 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
The Corner Stable The Corner Stable is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of 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 an order of the Stable Onion Bloomer - a giant, crispy, flowering onion served with special Stable dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Crab Cake & Ribs - a half-pound jumbo lump crab cake served with a half-rack of baby back ribs. Or go for the Little Red Sandwich with Texas-style rib meat, melted Swiss and pepper jack cheese, Stable onion sauce, and crispy onion straws on Texas toast, served with potato chips. The Corner Stable is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
TGI Fridays TGI Fridays provides a diverse menu with familiar favorites sure to please your whole pack. You can bring Fido to this location on Benson Drive in Columbia where there are five dog-friendly tables outside. The menu items range from wings and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Signature mains include plates like ribs, chicken fingers, salmon, and pasta. The beverage selection is eclectic and refreshing with cocktails and beer as well as non-alcoholic options like smoothies and slushes. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Dobbin Road in Columbia provides four tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
The Burger Joint Specialty burgers and milkshakes are the focus of this growing chain of casual, pet friendly eateries. In the past they've picked up Best Burger awards from Washingtonian Magazine and The Washington Post. Their specialty offerings change depending on seasons and local availability to be sure to check out their website for details.Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 10pm and Sundays 11am to 9pm. See Details
Famous Dave's Barbeque Famous Dave's Barbeque, located in Columbia, is a casual eatery that serves up a plethora of delicious protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, soups, ribs, pork, seafood, beef brisket, link sausage, rib tips, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their thirteen pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Sweetwater Catfish Fingers - breaded with Cajun-seasoned cornmeal and fried to perfection, served with remoulade and jalapeno sweet and sour sauce. Next, chow down on the Bar-B-Que Tacos - three flour tortillas filled with pico de gallo, cilantro, fresh jalapeno, brisket, and jalapeno-pickled red onions. Or go for the Devil's Spit Burger topped with Devil's Spit BBQ sauce, melted pepper jack cheese, jalapeno bacon, and spicy Hell-Fire pickles! See Details
TCBY TCBY is a long time purveyor of frozen yogurt with a wide selection of flavors. You can create a custom confection with Fido at this location in Columbia. There are two dog-friendly benches outside so Fido can come along for a frozen treat. The flavor options include tons of dairy free, no sugar added, and gluten-free selections to accommodate various dietary needs and preferences. You'll find flavors like bananas foster, white chocolate macadamia, orange sorbet, and pumpkin. They also offer hand-scooped flavors, cakes, pies, and tons of toppings to customize your treat. You can run in to create your dessert, then enjoy it outside with your pup. See Details
Jason's Deli This Deli on McGaw Road is home to four pet-friendly tables, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy soups, salads, garden fresh salad, and for vegetarian hounds, a number of meatless eats. If meatless eats sounds good to you, then indulge in their black bean taco salad: mixed salad greens and organic blue corn chips, topped with black bean and roasted corn mix, and garnished with cheddar, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, and Southwest spices, served with salsa on the side. Whether you are hungry for a fresh salad, sandwich, or dessert, you'll find your fix at Jason's Deli. Please note that table service isn't available outside, so you'll have to go in and order it to go while your dog waits. See Details
Smoothie King This smoothie spot on McGaw Road has two pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along to dine. Smoothie King makes a variety of smoothies, with blends full of fresh fruits, proteins, and vitamins. There are dozens of options at Smoothie King, like the Original High Protein Banana, Greek Yogurt Pineapple Mango, and Immune Builder Pumpkin Spice. There are even just smoothies for those days when you need a sweet pick-me-up. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Chipotle Mexican Grill Founded on the idea that food served fast does not have to be a typical fast food experience, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant known for its burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads. Visitors to Columbia with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's five outdoor tables. The Grill's menu allows guests to choose from crispy corn or soft flour tacos, a bowl, burrito, or salad, then choose from steak, carnitas, chicken, barbacoa or sofritas, next, adding rice beans and fajita vegetables, and finally, topping it all off with salsas, lettuce, guacamole, and cheese. 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