Dog Friendly Restaurants in Des Moines, IA

There are 29 pet friendly restaurants in Des Moines 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 Des Moines. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Snookies Malt Shop
Snookies Malt Shop Snookies Malt Shop welcomes dogs and scoops up tasty desserts that the locals love. See Details
Pet Friendly Smokey Row Coffee
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
Gazali's Gazali�s is a Mediterranean counter-serve eatery serving up gyros and other Middle Eastern specialties and featuring a handful of dog-friendly outdoor tables! Bring Fido along and try the traditional Lamb Gyro, Spicy Chicken Gyro, or Falafel Sandwich. Walnut or pistachio Baklava is available for dessert, or Hummus for snacking. The usual Greek salads are available as well. Gazali�s is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday from 11:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00 noon to 5:00pm. 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
Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar, located at SW 9th Street, Des Moines, is a casual joint that serves up daiquiris in every flavor imaginable. Choose from options like Pina Colada, White Russian, Margarita, Amaretto and Pineapple, Banana Banshee, and more! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their one pet-friendly outdoor table while you enjoy your day. Order anywhere from a 12oz to a 40oz drink - perfect for a quiet day with family, or a crazy night with friends! 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
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
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
Buffalo Wild Wings Branding itself as a fun, edgy, high-energy and easygoing restaurant, Buffalo Wild Wings is a dog-friendly sports-focused place to enjoy a meal in Des Moines. Buffalo Wild Wings offers outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Spinach Artichoke Flatbread alongside their canine companion. The restaurant's menu is made up of wings, shareables, burgers, tenders, mac and cheese, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Cheesecake Bites, Dessert Nachos, Loaded Ice Cream or Chocolate Fudge Cake. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his! 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
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
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
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
Creme Cupcake + Dessert Originally just a cupcake shop, Creme now offers a wide, rotating variety of specialty sweets paired with cocktails in an urban-style dessert lounge in front of the bakery. Bring Fido along to two dog-friendly outdoor tables! Unfortunately, alcohol cannot be served outside. You can still sample the Peanut Butter Lava Cake, Chocolate Flourless Torte, or Cinnamon Creme Brulee! Creme is open Tuesday through Thursday 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 12:00 midnight, and Saturday from 10:00am to 12:00 midnight. The dessert lounge opens at 5:00pm. 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
Caribou Coffee With the mission to serve exceptional coffee that inspires extraordinary experiences, Caribou Coffee is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a cup of joe in Des Moines. The coffee shop offers four outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to sip alongside their canine companion. Caribou's menu is made of classic coffees, signature mochas and lattes, blended drinks, teas, juices, and food items such as breakfast and oven-toasted sandwiches, oatmeal, and baked goods such as muffins, cookies, croissants, brownie bites, and breads. 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Locust Street in Des Moines provides eight tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Des Moines locals and tourists alike. Culver's offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a heap of Wisconsin Cheese Curds alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of premium chicken dishes, sandwiches, hearty soups, fresh salads, ButterBurgers, sides, and dinners such as North Atlantic Cod, Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp, Beef Pot Roast, and Chopped Steak. Those with room for dessert can indulge in fresh frozen custard, shakes, malts, or a float. 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
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
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Des Moines locals and tourists alike. 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. 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