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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Covington, KY

There are 18 pet friendly restaurants in Covington 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 Covington. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Keystone Bar & Grill
Keystone Bar & Grill Keystone Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Covington, KY. Fido is welcome to join you for a meal at an outside table. Keystone Bar & Grill serves up gourmet macaroni and cheeses, quesadillas, wraps, sandwiches and burgers. See Details
Pet Friendly Blinkers Tavern
Blinkers Tavern A trendy steakhouse located three blocks from the Ohio River. Voted “Best Steak of NKY” 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. Blinkers features a large menu with delicious hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, burgers and pastas. Outdoor dining consists of two patios. Dogs are welcome. See Details
The Gruff The Gruff is a quirky bar and eatery that serves up a variety of dishes. Choose from menu options including small plates, soups, salads, deli sandwiches, pizza, hot sandwiches, burgers, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start off with a Moscow Mule (Stoli vodka, ginger beer, lime juice) and an order of the Cheese and House Pickled Veggie Plate, consisting of a variety of specialty and local cheeses, and housemade pickled veggies, served with a baguette. Next, chow down on the Smoked Brisket Pizza topped with olive oil, smoked brisket, pickled jalapenos, red onion, smoked cheddar, and drizzled with cilantro sauce and smoky BBQ sauce. Or go for the Fried Chicken Sandwich topped with spicy pickled slaw and a black pepper aioli, served with your choice of side (fries, pickle fries, fresh fruit, kettle chips, and more.) The Gruff is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Cock & Bull This British themed pub offers burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and tacos. Outside seating is dog friendly. See Details
Molly Malone's Irish Pub & Restaurant Menu features Emerald Isle favorites such as Irish spring rolls, lamb stew, shepherd's pie, and corned beef & cabbage. See Details
Agave & Rye Agave & Rye, located in Covington, KY, is a trendy taqueria, tequila bar, and Mexican restaurant 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. Agave & Rye is open Sunday through Monday from 11am to 10pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 12am, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Riverfront Pizza Riverfront Pizza is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including salads, pizza, chicken, pasta, burgers, hoagies, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Ranch Pizza topped with ranch sauce, onions, green peppers, bacon, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Or go for the classic Spaghetti and Meatballs served with a side of garlic bread. Riverfront Pizza is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Goodfellas Mainstrasse Goodfellas Mainstrasse is a casual eatery that serves up a small but delicious menu of pizzas, subs, and salads. Bring Fido along for the day and snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Try the Boss Pie, topped with chicken, tomatoes, red onions, bacon, and drizzled ranch. Or go for the Dean Martin Sub with peppery seasoned chicken, artichokes, fresh mushrooms, and a creamy alfredo sauce. See Details
Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar is the perfect retreat for those looking for tasty drinks and delicious eats. Choose from menu options like small plates, soups, salads, chicken, burgers, steak, seafood, pasta, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy the experience. Start off with a robust glass of red wine and an order of the Flatbread topped with country ham, roasted mushrooms, a cured egg, dressed greens, and mornay sauce. Next, chow down on the Black Hawk Burger consisting of a Kentucky grass-fed beef patty topped with housemade pickles, braised cabbage, melted onion, sauerkraut, pimiento cheese, and truffled potatoes atop a Sixteen Bricks brioche bun. Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar is open Monday through Saturday from 4:30pm to 10pm. See Details
Dee Felice Cafe Dee Felice Cafe is a casual eatery that serves up American fare with a Cajun twist. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, chicken, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables (only available on warm days) while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Deep Fried Oysters, floured and seasoned, and served on a bed of spicy sour cream and yogurt sauce, with roasted peppers. Next, chow down on the Chicken Martinelli - sauteed Amish chicken breast and deep fried oysters in a sparkling Martinelli apple cider with herb butter and garlic. Dee Felice Cafe is open Monday from 4pm to 10pm, Tuesday from 4pm to 9pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 4pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 4pm to 9pm. See Details
Piper's Cafe Piper's Cafe is a casual eatery that offers a menu featuring delicious American fare with an International twist. Choose from options like breakfast wraps, biscuits, pancakes, oatmeal, artisan cheeses, breads, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, hotdogs, chili, soups, salads, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Grilled Cheddar and Tomato Sandwich with select artisan cheddar, and a slice of tomato atop toasted sourdough bread. Or go for the Covington Style Dog - an all-beef dog topped with spicy housemade mustard, banana peppers, tomato, onion, and sweet relish. Piper's Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 9pm, Friday from 8am to 10pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Crafts & Vines Crafts & Vines in Covington, KY, is a dog friendly wine bar and bottle shop. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor, covered table. They serve wine, local craft beer, craft cocktails, and signature bites such as cheese, charcuterie, and desserts. See Details
Mexican Restaurante y Taqueria El Valle Verde Mexican Restaurante y Taqueria El Valle Verde is a dog friendly Mexican restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. See Details
Coppin's at Hotel Covington Coppin's at Hotel Covington is a dog-friendly, American restaurant in Covington, KY where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the stone terrace. Try their charcuterie board, pan-seared lane snapper, or charcoal-grilled wagyu ribeye while you're visiting! See Details
Cedar Restaurant Cedar Restaurant is a dog-friendly eatery which is open for breakfast and lunch in Covington, KY. Fido is welcome to accompany you to an umbrella-shaded table on the outdoor patio. Cedar serve classic dishes which are made from scratch. Pair your favorite brunch with a delicious craft cocktail. See Details
Libby’s Southern Comfort Fido is welcome on the large covered patio outside Libby’s Southern Comfort in Covington, KY. This dog-friendly restaurant offer southern cuisine and specialty cocktails in a casual environment. The menu includes items like fried chicken, oysters, fried green tomatoes, hush puppies, burgers and salads. Craft beer, wine and frozen alcoholic slushies are available as well. See Details
The Standard Covington The Standard Covington is a dog-friendly bar and restaurant housed in a 1930s garage in Covington, KY. Fido is welcome to join you on the patio at a table with an umbrella. The eatery serves sandwiches and burgers with chips and onion rings. A full bar is available. See Details
House of Orange Sports Bar and Grill House of Orange Sports Bar and Grill is a dog friendly, family owned eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at a table in their outdoor seating area. All food used on the HOO menu is locally sourced from Holland Farms in Kentucky. Enjoy pub favorites like wings, burgers, pretzel bits, tots, and more. Weekend brunch also available. See Details
Lucky Dog Grille Lucky Dog Grille is a pet-friendly place to find craft beers and award-winning dishes. Visitors to Lucky Dog with their dog in tow can sit at one of its eight outdoor tables to enjoy a meal. The Grille's menu includes appetizers, wings, salads, mac and cheese dishes, steak burgers, Philly sandwiches, wraps, soups, chili, and entrees such as Classic Fish and Chips, Smoked Sausage Links, and a Soft Taco Plate. Lucky Dog Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
The Root Beer Stand Known as a landmark and a local favorite in Cincinnati, OH, The Root Beer Stand is a dog-friendly spot that's been serving famous footlong cheese coneys and mugs of root beer made on-site since 1957. Visitors to The Stand can head to one of its three outdoor picnic tables to relax alongside Fido and dig into a Chattanooga Cheeseburger piled high with American cheese, smokey pulled pork, and shredded cheddar cheese. The Root Beer Stand's menu includes root beer floats, ice cream, footlong hot dogs, The Timmy Dog, burgers, sandwiches such as its Chili Cheese Sandwich, deli sandwiches, and The Big E Sandwich, popcorn, chips, and more. See Details
Brown Dog Cafe Brown Dog Cafe serves a wide array of world cuisine in a casual, contemporary setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Patrons can feast on tasty menu favorites like fried goat cheese and beet salad, crab cakes, poutine, grilled artichoke, mushroom Swiss burgers, sweet potato ravioli, scallop cassoulet, and pan roasted duck. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the covered patio. Open 7:30am to 9pm Monday through Thursday, 7:30am to 10pm Friday, 10am to 10pm Saturday, and Sunday brunch 10am to 3pm. Sit, Stay, Savor at the Brown Dog Cafe. See Details
Bourbon House Pizza Deep dish Chicago style, specialty pies, or build-your-own, Bourbon House in Florence, KY can satisfy all of your pizza cravings. Menu also includes hot and cold hoagies, calzones, and hearty pasta dinners. Outside seating is pet friendly for leashed dogs. See Details
Laszlo's Iron Skillet Restaurant Serving East European Fare made from scratch, in-house, Laszlo's Iron Skillet is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy "authentic, unique, and fresh," cooking in Cincinnati. The restaurant offers nine outdoor picnic tables in its beer garden to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Seasoned Pork Cracklings served with smoked paprika ranch dip alongside their furry friend. Laszlo's menu is made up of starters such as House Made Pretzel and Bier Cheese, and Stuffed Mushroom Caps, soups, salads, sandwiches, an array of schnitzels, European plates, and favorites such as Sauerkraut and Kielbasa, Skillet Meat Loaf, Creamy Chicken Alfredo, and Iron Skillet Sauteed Chicken Livers. Laszlo's Iron Skillet is open Tuesday through Thursday from 3pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday from 3pm to 10pm and Sunday from 3pm to 9pm. Lunch is served Thursday and Friday from 11am to 2pm. See Details
Ruth's Parkside Cafe Ruth's Parkside Cafe in Cincinnati, OH strives to provide an eclectic and healthful dining experience for appetites of all kinds. You can bring Fido as their outdoor section provides pet-friendly seating for over twenty-five guests. The staff will even provide water bowls for your pup. Menu items include sandwiches, bagels, and entrees with lots of customizable protein options. Mains include options like Orange Szechuan Stir-Fry, Linguine Ratatouille, and Creole Catfish. With meatless items, you can choose to add proteins like tofu, tempeh, chicken, or chorizo. There is even a separate menu of gluten-free and vegan items. See Details