Dog Friendly Restaurants in Dayton, OH

There are 47 pet friendly restaurants in Dayton 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 Dayton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Milanos
Milanos Offerings at this eatery include bread and pizza crusts made daily from scratch, sourcing high quality ingredients, appetizers, salads, a variety of specialty subs, pizza, calzones, pastas, and vegetarian choices. Leashed, friendly dogs are allowed at their outside dining area. See Details
Pet Friendly Flavors Eatery
Flavors Eatery This eatery strives for healthy California cuisine that also offers organic and healthy choices for a variety of tastes and dietary restrictions. Some of their offerings include made-from-scratch soups, salads, wraps, subs, pizza, smoothies, and low-fat yogurt. Leashed, friendly dogs are allowed at the outside dining area. See Details
Lily's Bistro Diverse menu includes Ohio nachos, roasted tomato basil hummus, baked enchilada casserole, and grilled ahi tuna. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Wheat Penny Oven and Bar Wheat Penny is a locally owned restaurant with an eclectic flair and eleven dog-friendly tables. The menu reflects the chefs' love for Italian food with plenty of inspiration from local cuisine, too. Mains feature sandwiches, handmade pasta, pizza, and plate dinners. Popular menu items include the vegetarian Cauliflower T-Bone and the Crispy Brick Chicken Thighs. The bar at Wheat Penny offers a large variety of drinks with cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Fifth Street Brewpub Fifth Street Brewpub, located in Dayton, OH, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious pub grub. 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 Henry Street Chips - lattice chips topped with shredded cheddar, bacon, red onions, tomatoes, chipotle BBQ sauce, and your choice of shredded chicken, pork, or black beans. Next, chow down on the Blazing Burger topped with ghost pepper jack cheese, spicy Kraken BBQ sauce, and fried pickle chips. Fifth Street Brewpub is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, Saturday from 10am to 12am, and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
South Park Tavern South Park Tavern is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy pizza and beer in Dayton. Visitors to the Tavern with Fido in tow can head to one of its seven outdoor tables to dig in alongside their furry friend. South Park advises that guests with dogs call ahead before planning their outing. Its menu includes appetizers, salads, soups, submarine sandwiches, traditional and gourmet pizzas, calzones, and wings. Beer on draft is available to wash it all down. South Park Tavern is open seven days a week from 11am to 1am. See Details
Mack's Tavern Located in the Normandy Square Shopping Center, Mack's Tavern serves traditional pub grub in a casual and spacious sports bar setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can feast on mouthwatering options such as beer-battered fries, grilled chicken and pepperoni mac and cheese, pulled pork sandwiches, juicy hot wings, and oven baked specialty pizza. Wash down the goodness with a cold draft or bottled beer. Dogs can join their owners in the front outdoor patio. Mack's Tavern is open from 2pm to 2:30am Monday through Saturday and 2pm to midnight on Sunday. See Details
Ray's Wine Spirits Grill Ray's Wine Spirits Grill located in Dayton, OH is a pet-friendly restaurant. Fido is welcome to join you at the eight outdoor tables. Rays menu only serves certified organic vegetables, fruits and greens and animal proteins are certified wild-caught or free range with no growth hormones, antibiotics or artificial ingredients. Ray's has a selection of soup, salad, appetizers, pizza, sandwiches, entrees and desserts. You can start your meal with a specialty salad with spring salad mix, tart and sweet apples, feta cheese, and dried berries 100% organic then on to a Crowned Portabella with a full portabella cap stuffed with grilled veggies and cheese resting on a bed of mixed greens and crowned with grilled blackened salmon. Don't forget Rays has over 1,200 wines to go with your meal. Ray's is open Monday through Thursday 11am to 9pm; Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm or later. Saturday Breakfast at Ray's is open from 9am to 12pm. See Details
Dorothy Lane Market Dorothy Lane Market is a dog-friendly American food store in Dayton, known for its artisan breads, organic produce, natural meats, and its famous Killer Brownie. Dorothy Lane offers a lot of outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a bowl of soup alongside their canine companion. The Market's menu is comprised of Naples-style pizzas, homemade soups, deli sandwiches, and a wide range of sushi rolls including a Crunchy California Roll, Vegetable Roll, Crawfish Salad Roll, and a Sweet Potato Tempura Roll. 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
Ritter's Frozen Custard The dog-friendly Ritter's specializes in fresh frozen custard made daily onsite from an original recipe devised in the late '80s. Choose from an abundance of fruity, nutty, and specialty flavors such as caramel apple, orange pineapple, butter pecan, rocky road, birthday cake, and cookie dough. Other menu options include Italian ice, signature sundaes, hot dawgs, and burgers and fries. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs and their owners, weather permitting. First Monday of every month is free ice cream day for Fido. Ritter's opens at 9am seven days a week. See Details
Tim Hortons Tim Hortons offers specialty coffee, homestyle soups, and fresh sandwiches. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Ghostlight Coffee Ghostlight Coffee, located in Dayton, OH, is a casual coffee shop and local hangout that serves up delicious brews, teas, pastries, baked goods, chocolates, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your morning. Try one of their Lumberjack Lattes with maple syrup, cinnamon, and smoked sea salt. Or go for their Fahrenheit 513 Chocolate Bar - a 70% dark chocolate bar with chilies and spices! Ghostlight Coffee is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 5:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 7am to 7pm, and Sunday from 8am to 5:30pm. See Details
The Trolley Stop The Trolley Stop, located in Dayton, OH, is a tavern that serves up a variety of delicious grub. 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 Macho Nachos topped with chorizo, white queso, black beans, corn salsa, jalapenos, salsa, and sour cream. Next, chow down on the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich with slow-roasted pork topped with coleslaw, BBQ sauce, spicy mayo, and pickles on a pretzel bun. Or go for the Greek Quinoa Power Bowl - a vegetarian dish with chilled quinoa, kale, tomato, peppers, cucumbers, and olives, topped with feta yogurt dressing. The Trolley Stop is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Winans Chocolate & Coffee Established in the late 1800's, Winans Chocolates and Coffees offers a large selection of items to satisfy your sweet tooth, and beverages to give you your caffeine fix. Outside, you'll find five dog-friendly tables. The premium chocolates on offer have been handmade the same way for years and include favorites like almond bark, Bavarian mints, buttercreams, and caramels. To drink, the freshly roasted coffee beans used are roasted fresh every week, including blends, single origins, and interesting specialties. Winans Chocolates and Coffees is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 9am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant on Pentagon Blvd. This deli has eight tables outside for dogs and their owners. Their chefs are proud to serve food prepared with fresh ingredients made to order. The crafted sandwiches on the menu are the specialty of the kitchen. Meat eaters can indulge in the McAlister's Club, the King Club, horseradish roast beef and cheddar, garden fresh turkey, or the black cherry and ham sandwich. Vegetarians can indulge in their new veggie sandwich or the four cheese griller, a mom-made favorite prepared their way. If you like the sound of ginormous spuds, you can order one of their topped potatoes instead, like the black Angus roast beef spud. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Zinks Meats & Fine Wines Zinks Meats and Fine Wines is a dog-friendly deli in Dayton. Diners with their dog in tow can dig into a Kentucky Steak Sandwich while Fido lounges underfoot at one of Zink's five outdoor tables. The Deli's menu includes sandwiches, burgers, and dinner specials such as Steak by the ounce, Jerk Pork, and Santa Fe Chicken with Pico Alfredo. Regulars recommend ordering a glass of wine to swirl, sniff, and sip, over your meal. Zinks Meats and Fine Wines is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 8pm and Saturday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Quincys Original Fish House Quincy's has three outdoor pet-friendly picnic tables where you can sit with your dog. This Dayton spot has a small menu of fresh fish options like Ocean Perch, Cod, and that day's catch. The Q-Thai Shrimp is the house specialty and all meals are served with fries, grilled peppers and onions. Broasted Chicken meals are also available. Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 10pm. Closed on Sunday. See Details
Smashburger Smashburger on Brown Street has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. This popular burger chain puts the pressure on their burgers, literally, by smashing them to achieve a sear and bit of crisp to your burger. You can get burgers like Bacon Cheeseburger, Avocado Club, and the Classic Smash. Substitute chicken if you prefer. You can get Smash Fries, tossed with olive oil and herbs, to go along with your meal. Using Haagen Daaz ice cream, Smashburger is also making thick, hand-spun milkshakes. 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
Ashley's Pastry Shop Ashley's Pastry Shop is a local bakery that specializes in custom treats and freshly made snacks. A small table and a few benches outside the shop provide dog-friendly seating. The daily menu changes with what's fresh and includes an extensive selection of baked goods like danishes, donuts, eclairs, bread, cookies, dinner rolls, and cakes. Ashley's offers several gluten-free items, too, like muffins and chocolate bundt. Ashley's Pastry Shop is open Tuesday through Friday from 7am to 6pm and Saturday from 7am to 5pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Brown Street has six 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
Hooters Hooters, located in Dayton, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
Boston Stoker Boston Stoker is a pet-friendly coffee house. They offer four tables outside for dogs and their owners. At Boston Stoker, they source their coffee directly, roast it fresh, and focus on single cup brewing to make your coffee experience perfect. They also serve a number of delectable pastries and sweets and wild concoctions of espresso and milk. Boston Stoker is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. 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 Dayton with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's nine 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
Graeter's Ice Cream Graeter's Ice Cream, located in Dayton, is a small-batch ice cream shop that serves up French pot-style ice cream created using fresh, delicious ingredients. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their benches while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from an array of flavors including Vienna Coffee, Dutch Milk Chocolate, Butter Pecan, Salted Caramel, Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chip, Toffee Chocolate Chip, Peach, Pumpkin, Cinnamon, and more! Try the Cheese Crown - cheesecake-flavored ice cream with cinnamon sugar pastry pieces and fondant icing flakes! 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