Dog Friendly Restaurants in Des Moines, IA

There are 34 pet friendly restaurants in Des Moines 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 Des Moines. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Clyde's Fine Diner
Clyde's Fine Diner Clyde's Fine Diner in Des Moines, IA, is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Clyde's serves upscale American cuisine, reimagined diner classics, craft cocktails and more. See Details
Pet Friendly Proof Restaurant
Proof Restaurant Proof Restaurant is a dog friendly, fine dining restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Have the staff build a custom menu specifically for you, or choose from one of their menu offerings such as beef tartare, squid ink fettuccine, bone-in Sakura pork chop, gnochetti sardi, and other creative, seasonal items. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Lua Brewing Lua Brewing, located in Des Moines, IA, is a dog friendly microbrewery and restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The menu offers pub favorites like wings, Tempura Mushrooms, burger, cheese steak, fish and chips, fresh salads, avocado toast and more. See Details
St. Kilda St. Kilda is a dog-friendly cafe in Des Moines, IA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the sidewalk patio. The Australian-style eatery serves breakfast and lunch all day with ample choices. There are several types of coffee available as well as cocktails, wine, juices, smoothies, etc. See Details
Spaghetti Works Spaghetti Works is a dog-friendly chain restaurant in Des Moines, IA, serving delicious Italian food. Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio but Spaghetti Works close this area on very hot days. Known locally as the place to enjoy authentic Italian dishes, sample their tasty meatballs, ravioli or seafood linguine. See Details
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Douglas Avenue has five 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
Snookies Malt Shop Snookies Malt Shop welcomes dogs and scoops up tasty desserts that the locals love. See Details
Tasty Tacos Tasty Tacos keeps it simple with a menu full of Mexican staples sure to please any crowd. This location in Des Moines provides two dog-friendly tables so you can bring Fido. From tacos and enchiladas to burritos and tostadas, there's something on the menu for everyone. You'll find classic combinations with beans, steak, pork, chili, and chicken on your favorite dish. There are plenty of snacks to munch on, too, like the cheese bites or jalapeno poppers. Purists should check out their flour tacos with fluffy, homemade tortillas. 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
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom Fido is welcome to join you on the dog-friendly outdoor patio at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Des Moines, IA. Enjoy a variety of beers on tap, as well as food items like sweet potato fries, burgers, salads and more. See Details
The Grumpy Goat Tavern The Grumpy Goat Tavern in Des Moines provides a rustic, comfortable atmosphere with reclaimed barn wood, sleek modern finishes, and a large, pet-friendly patio. Featuring an extensive menu, friendly neighborhood service, 50 tap beers, and sports on tv. See Details
Fuzzy's Taco Shop Fuzzy's Taco Shop is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Have a "breakfast whenever" dish or choose from a Mexican plate, nachos, quesadillas, salads, or burrito bowls. See Details
Smokey Row Coffee Smokey Row Coffee on Cottage Grove Avenue has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. This coffee shop has a full coffee and espresso bar, with specialty drinks like Hot Fudge Mocha, Snicker Bar Latte, and Mint Mocha. They also offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Stop in early for the Denver Sandwich or the Good Morning Bagel. There are paninis, soups, salads, wraps, and sandwiches including the Smoked Ham Crossaint, Chicken Caesar Bagel, and Malibu-Chicken-ini. For something sweet, there are ice cream floats, sundaes, and shakes. Get the best of both worlds with Java Freeze. 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
Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure is a funky, artsy spot for coffee, tea, breakfast, and baked goods in Des Moines. Dogs are welcome at front benches or on the patio during summer months. Try classic espresso beverages or the signature Cafe Zanzibar with steamed milk, whipped cream, and cinnamon sprinkles, or go for a seasonal special like Hand-Squeezed Rose Lemonade. Plenty of tea choices are available as well, plus breakfast entrees like the Linda Special toast topped with cream cheese, onions, and melted cheese. Under no circumstances are dogs allowed inside. Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 7:00pm and Sunday from 8:00am to 6:00pm. See Details
Palmer's Deli & Market Palmer's Deli & Market on Ingersoll Avenue has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. Palmer's Deli & Market serves breakfast and lunch, plus pick me ups to get your through the day like coffee and pastries. You can get omelets, egg sandwiches, and griddle items for breakfast, plus fruit and oatmeal. For lunch, Palmer's Deli & Market has eighteen specialty sandwiches like the Apple Orchard, Market Turkey, and Deli Stack. Check their website for the soups of the day, or go for a cup of their award-winning chili. Feel like something sweet? Palmer's Deli & Market makes cookies, brownies, bars, and cakes from scratch daily. 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
South Union Bread Cafe South Union Bread Cafe is a delicatessen serving up scratch-made salads and soups, plus sandwiches on artisan breads. Bring Fido along to three dog-friendly outdoor tables and choose from daily specials like Meatball Subs on Monday or Italian Beef on Fridays! Everyday signatures like Sarah's Revenge with bacon, roast beef, mozzarella, red onion, sauteed bell pepper and onions, and horseradish sauce on focaccia are available as well, plus specialty salads and a custom salad bar. Don't miss the Potato Pepperjack Cheese Soup! South Union Bread Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm. See Details
Tasty Tacos Tasty Tacos keeps it simple with a menu full of Mexican staples sure to please any crowd. This location in Des Moines provides three dog-friendly tables so you can bring Fido. From tacos and enchiladas to burritos and tostadas, there's something on the menu for everyone. You'll find classic combinations with beans, steak, pork, chili, and chicken on your favorite dish. There are plenty of snacks to munch on, too, like the cheese bites or jalapeno poppers. Purists should check out their flour tacos with fluffy, homemade tortillas. 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
Bruegger's Bagels Bruegger's Bagels is a dog-friendly eatery serving a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Des Moines with Fido in tow and a craving for a preservative-free bagel, can head to one of Bruegger's four outdoor tables to dig in. The eatery's menu is made up of bagels and cream cheese, salads, signature soups, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and coffee drinks. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Cheesecake Brownie, Cranberry Orange Nut Muffin, or Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookie. See Details
Michael's Pizza Michael's Pizza is a traditional pizzeria serving up custom pies, specialties, salads, pasta choices, and other staples. Though the Des Moines location focuses primarily on takeout, two dog-friendly tables outside are perfect for Fido! Choose from specials like Pizza Blanco with mushrooms, caramelized onions, roasted garlic, artichoke hearts, mozzarella, parmesan, basil, and alfredo sauce or Michael's Favorite with red sauce, Italian sausage, red onion, mozzarella, parmesan, and gorgonzola. Of course, you can always create your own pie, or just go for pasta dishes like Chicken Alfredo and Basil Pesto Pasta. Michael's Pizza is open 11:00am to 2:00pm and 4:00 to 10:00pm Tuesday through Saturday and 4:00 to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
Planet Sub Planet Sub, located in Des Moines, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty dishes. Choose from menu options including salads, sandwiches, wraps, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Dagwood's Dream with premium roast beef, smoked ham, pastrami, provolone, onions, lettuce, tomatoes, and horseradish. Or go for the Crab Californian with crab, cream cheese, guacamole, tomato, sprouts, and salsa. For something a bit lighter, try the Greek Salad with romaine, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, banana peppers, black olives, feta, croutons, and Greek vinaigrette. 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
HoQ Fido is welcome to join you at HoQ, a stylish farm-to-fork dog-friendly restaurant located in Des Moines, IA. Relax and keep warm on the heated outside patio when you reserve a table for lunch or dinner. HoQ serve a continually evolving menu featuring dishes which showcase the finest ingredients from local Iowa farmers. Meat, poultry and seafood entrées contain grass-fed beef and lamb, pasture-raised chicken and duck, and sustainably sourced seafood. HoQ buy organic butter and cream, fresh seasonal produce, and source 90% of their ingredients locally. The majority of HoQ's menu is gluten-free and unique vegetarian dishes can also be prepared. Beverages choices include fair trade coffee which is locally roasted, and the very best house liquors. See Details
Felix & Oscars Restaurant Felix and Oscar�s (or F & O�s) is an authentic deep-dish pizza joint also serving up pasta, thin crust pies, appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Bring Fido along to the dog-friendly outdoor seating area and start off with the signature Nasty Fries, smothered with Italian grinder meat, pepper jack cheese, and jalapenos! Then choose from pizza specials like Taco Pizza, Bacon Cheeseburger, and the Oscar: American and mozzarella cheese, ham, pepperoni, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, and house Italian dressing. Don�t miss pasta entrees like the Baked Cavatelli with meatballs or Baked Penne! Felix and Oscar�s is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm for lunch and 4:00pm to late for dinner, Saturday from 11:00am to late, and Sunday from 9:00am to late. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on 10th Street has two 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
Friedrichs Coffee Friedrichs Coffee, located in Des Moines, is a specialty coffee roastery that serves up delicious brews in a variety of flavors. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cup of joe! 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
Blue Sushi Sake Grill Blue Sushi Sake Grill is a dog-friendly Japanese restaurant in Des Moines, IA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The eatery has traditional and creative sushi options for sushi newbies and pros, including vegan choices. A huge list of sake, cocktails, martinis, beer, and hot teas is available. See Details