Dog Friendly Restaurants in Crystal River, FL

There are 28 restaurants in Crystal River, FL that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

Vintage on 5th

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Vintage serves Caribbean Jerk shrimp, fresh cut Grouper, and Angus ribeye, to name just three of their delicious offerings. Dog friendly dining on the veranda and courtyard.

Highlander Cafe

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The owners and staff here are very friendly and will bring out a bowl of water for your dog. The porch seating has umbrellas to provide shade. They serve breakfast and cold and hot pressed sandwiches and also quiche, salads, soups and decadent desserts.

Dan's Clam Stand

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Dan's delivers fresh clams, oysters, shrimp, and scallops daily, plus burgers, crab cakes, club sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Peck's Old Port Cove

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Peck's Old Port Cove is open daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and is happy to serve up fresh and delicious seafood dishes. Grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables, enjoy the view of the water, and savor a meal with Fido by your side. Choose from menu options like crab stuffed mushrooms, fried oysters, gator bites, clam chowder, fresh crab cakes, and more. Try their Stuffed Catch of the Day - your choice of broiled or blackened, stuffed with crabmeat, served with a shrimp based creme sauce, and topped with two fresh shrimp.

Island Outpost

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The Island Outpost is set in an old convenience store and is a local staple. There are a few casual, dog-friendly seats outside where you can enjoy your meal to go with your pet. The restaurant has an indoor tiki bar where they serve cold beer. The food includes homestyle plates like conch fritters, chicken wings, shrimp, and more. The local favorites are the barbeque sandwich and fries. You'll also get some friendly fishing advice as well as bait and tackle if you're planning a fishing trip. If you're dropping by in the morning, you'll find biscuits, gravy, and other Southern favorites.

Mama Sally's South

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Mama Sally's South is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 7:00am to 1:00pm. This small, cozy eatery offers typical diner fare with menu options including eggs benedict, omelettes, corned beef hash, fried haddock served with french fries, eggplant parmesan, Greek salads, and more. Their friendly and attentive staff will make sure that you leave full and happy. Bring your pup along and have a seat at their pet-friendly outdoor table.

Lollygaggers Sports Pub & Grill

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Lollygaggers is a classic sports bar with savory food and plenty to drink. There are three outdoor tables in front of the pub with dog-friendly seats for you and your pet. Happy hour is served at various times throughout the week and there are 20 bars on tap to choose from. The menu includes classic bar fare such as Buffalo wings and burgers but also includes diverse items like the Fish and Chips plate or their unique Meatloaf Sandwich. Lollygaggers serves Hoffman's hotdogs which are made locally. They also host various specials for holidays and large sporting events.

The Crab Plant

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The Crab Plant servese seafood about as fresh as it gets caught from their own boats each week. There are several outdoor seats with dog-friendly tables so you can enjoy some fresh crab legs or fish with Fido. The menu features a wide range of fresh catches including snapper, grouper, hog fish, flounder, and more. They also serve local stone crab, snow crab, and blue crab. The Crab Plant also serves beer and wine. The restaurant shares space with the Crab Plant seafood market just next door so you can buy some of their fresh catches to take home.

The Olive Tree

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The Olive Tree serves dishes inspired by Mediterranean cuisine . Their menus include breakfast, lunch, and dinner with specials throughout the week. There are two outdoor tables with dog-friendly seats. The menu features Greek and Italian specialties like Spanikopita, Homemade Dolmades, and Eggplant Parmigiana. There is also a wide range of seafood, meat entrees, sandwiches, burgers, and more. The breakfast menu is equally diverse with several egg based dishes, breakfast burritos, and griddle options. These breakfast options are available seven days a week until 11:00 am.

Blue Gator

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Festive outdoor tiki bar andrestaurant on the Withlacoochee River serves salads, sandwiches, wings, and baskets of fried frog legs, shrimp, oysters, snow crab legs, and scallops. Dogs are welcome at the deck umbrella tables.

Stumpknockers on the River

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Stumpknockers serves up a varied menu that includes Florida favorites such as catfish, frog legs, sea scallops, steak, and gator nuggets. Covered patio tables welcome leashed dogs.

The Freezer Tiki Bat

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Fresh and delicious seafood with dog-friendly outdoor seating.

Cattle Dog Coffee Roasters

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Cattle Dog Coffee Roasters has a patio for pups, and gets green coffee beans from all over the world and roasts them daily in their store.

Local Roots Cafe & Coffee House

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The café offers a light menu for breakfast and lunch, served all day, with a nod toward locally grown. Breakfast includes the use of fresh cracked eggs, pastries and breads; lunch selections invite you to taste hearty soups and sandwiches. Gluten-free and sugar-free options are offered. Dogs are welcome at outside seating.

Grumpy Gator's Bar & Grill

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Grumpy Gator's serves everything from pizza, burgers, Reubens, shrimp scampi, fried chicken, and much more. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly.

Old Mill Tavern

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Old Mill serves burgers, wings, sandwiches, and shrimp. Outdoor patio offers umbrella tables that allow dogs.

Marker 48 Brewery

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Drop by for a refreshing craft brew in Hernando County's first and only full production brewery. Dogs are welcome inside and in the spacious beer garden. Water and treats available.

Dillon's Cinnamon Sticks

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Delicious breakfast options and sandwiches, burgers, meatloaf, and country fried steak. Outside patio area welcomes dogs.

Fat Daddy's Roadhouse

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Great barbecue with dog-friendly dining both outdoors at picnic tables and also in a small roofed/screened area that you get to by going through the dining area -- ask one of the servers if is available, especially in inclement weather. (Our dogs are small enough to carry so we just carried them as we walked through the dining area.)

Horse & Hounds Restaurant

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Horse and Hounds Restaurant serves a variety of American and British dishes in a warm, casual pub like setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. A delicious mixture of light and hearty appetizers and entrees includes escargot, wings, black and blue salad, grilled cheese and club sandwiches, half-pound burgers, braised lamb, bourbon sirloin steak, shepherd's pie, Guinness beef stew, fish and chips, and delectable desserts like sticky pudding, Baily's Irish cream cheesecake, and chocolate chip cake. Dogs are welcome at any of the several outdoor tables. Horse and Hounds Restaurant is open Sundaythrough Thursday from 11am to 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday 11am to 10:30pm.

Pine Street Pub

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Pine Street Pub is the place to go for a wide selection of draft beer, hearty bar grub, a festive atmosphere, and dog-friendly outside tables. Patrons can select from 22 draft brews and a plethora of others on rotating taps, and feast on tasty eats like southwest tortilla salad, jumbo wings, Italian beef sliders, fish and chips, reuben sandwiches, half-pound burgers, and a delicious array of flatbreads that include fiesta garden, Mexican, sweet Thai chicken, and pub beef and cheese. Dogs are welcome at tables in the dedicated outdoor seating area. Pines Street Pub is open 11am to 10pm Monday through Saturday and is closed Sundays.

Suncoast Bar & Grill

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Suncoast Bar & Grill is a laid-back roadside eatery that serves classic American bar eats and offers dog-friendly outside tables. A diverse and delicious menu includes chili cheese fries, chicken quesadillas, gyros, BLTs, col deli sandwiches, half-pound burgers, Italian grinders, and hearty dinner entrees such as meatloaf, full rack of ribs, ribeye steak, shrimp and grits, crab cake platters, and signature wings in eight different flavors. Dogs can join their owners at tables in the outdoor bar area. Suncoast Bar and Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 6am to 11pm and Friday and Saturday 6am to 2am.

Van Der Valk

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Located at the Van Der Valk Golf Resort, the dog-friendly Van Der Valk Restaurant serves gastropub style European cuisine in a warm atmosphere with stylish decor. A diverse menu of delicious options includes fried alligator, crab cakes, beef carpaccio, lobster bisque, grilled salmon salad, sesame tuna steak, sauteed duck, steak Bearnaise, sea scallops Florentina, bison burgers, rack of lamb, pork rib chop with apple chutney, and for dessert, creme brulee and Belgium chocolate ganache with raspberries and cream. Well-behaved dogs up to 50 lbs are welcome at outdoor patio tables. Van Der Valk Restaurant is open 10am to 10pm Monday through Saturday and is closed Sundays.

The Greenhouse Bistro & Market

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The Greenhouse Bistro and Market is open Wednesday through Thursday from 11:00am to 8:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Bring your pup along and grab a seat at one of the pet-friendly tables in their beautiful outdoor seating area. The Greenhouse offers a large variety of menu options including sandwiches, salads, wraps, flatbreads, soups, and more. Start your meal off with an appetizer of poblano peppers stuffed with shrimp, goat cheese, and sauteed onions, then dig in to your entree of the Mediterranean Lamb Burger, made with free-range lamb, garlic, fresh mint, feta cheese, and a house-made sauce on a pretzel bun. The Greenhouse offers plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, as well.

Angelo's Pizzeria and Ristorante

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Angelo's Pizza takes pride in using family recipes passed down from generations to create its own hearty brand of Italian food. served in a warm, casual setting that features dog-friendly outside seating. An extensive and flavorful menu features scrumptious dishes like antipasto salad, fried ravioli, Sicilian and New York style pizza, grilled chicken paninis, baked ziti, linguine with clam sauce, shrimp scampi, Angus strip steak, and for dessert, vanilla cheesecake and tiramisu. Wash it down with ice cold beer or a glass of house wine. Dogs can join their owners at covered front porch tables. Angelo's Pizza is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week.

Motor City Pasta Company

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Motor City Pasta Company is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. If you're craving some authentic Italian, or a wood fired artisan pizza, this is the place to go. With menu options ranging from tapas, to paninis, to pasta, to pizza, there is sure to be something for anyone. Bring your pup, grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables, and savor a slice of their Mikele pizza, topped with arugula, prosciutto, gorgonzola, fresh garlic and basil, and drizzled with a balsamic glaze.

Sauced Hogs BBQ Bar & Grill

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Sauced Hogs BBQ Bar and Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. Snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side, cold beer in hand. Sauced Hogs offers a variety of menu options including fried mushrooms, pickles, and jalapenos, all served with homemade ranch dressing, fall-off-the-bone babyback ribs, pulled pork, sandwiches, burgers, wings, and more. Try their Texas Burger - topped with BBQ sauce, chedar cheese, and fried jalapenos, all on Texas toast.

Mama Sally's

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Mama Sally's is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm, and Saturday from 7:00am to 2:00pm. This local haunt has a host of friendly staff, and they serve up typical diner fare like philly steak sandwiches, chicken tenders, burgers, salads, and more. For breakfast, try their huge cathead biscuits smothered in gravy. Mama Sally's isn't shy at all with their portion sizes, so come with a big appetite! Bring Fido along and have a seat at their pet-friendly outdoor table, relax, and enjoy your day.