Dog Friendly Restaurants in Dayton, OH

There are 49 pet friendly restaurants in Dayton 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 Dayton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Wheat Penny Oven and Bar
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
Pet Friendly Dublin Pub
Dublin Pub Dublin Pub is an authentically Irish pub serving up appetizers, burgers, salads and sandwiches, Irish specialties, and plenty of beer on tap. Fido is welcome to join at the pub's dog-friendly outdoor tables while you fill up on Whiskey Pork Chops with a pint of Guinness Stout. 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
Ray's Wine Spirits Grill Ray's Wine Spirits Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Dayton, OH, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Ray's 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. They have a selection of soup, salad, appetizers, pizza, sandwiches, entrees and desserts. See Details
The Trolley Stop The Trolley Stop, located in Dayton, OH, is a dog-friendly tavern where Fido can join you at an outdoor table .Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Macho Nachos. Next, chow down on the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich 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. See Details
Southern Ohio Brewing Southern Ohio Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Dayton, OH where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They offer limited kitchen items such as brats and hot dogs when they don't have a food truck onsite. They brew a variety of beer sure to please any palette such as pale ales, bock, wheat beer, blonde ales and more. See Details
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
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
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
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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Wilmington PikE has four 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
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
Local Cantina Webster Station Local Cantina Webster Station is a relaxing Mexican eatery in Dayton, OH that serves classic Tex-Mex favorites on a dog-friendly outdoor patio. Choose from a variety of tacos, quesadillas, burritos and more, plus all-you-can-eat chips and salsa that are both made fresh daily. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tastefully Roasted Coffee Tastefully Roasted Coffee is a locally owned coffee shop in Dayton, OH with a drive-thru and three pet-friendly benches outside. Hit up the drive-thru to choose from a variety of hot and cold coffee drinks and a treat for Fido. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Dayton locals and tourists alike. two outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. 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
Smoothie King This smoothie spot on Pentagon Boulevard has three 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. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on Pentagon Blvd, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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