Dog Friendly Restaurants in Dunnellon, FL

There are 7 pet friendly restaurants in Dunnellon 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 Dunnellon. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Stumpknockers on the River
Stumpknockers on the River 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Gator
Blue Gator 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. See Details
The Front Porch Restaurant & Pie Shop The dog-friendly Front Porch Restaurant serves delicious American eats in a casual country atmosphere with a dog-friendly outside seating area. Dig into hearty breakfast, lunch, and dinner favorites such as biscuits and gravy, three-egg omelettes, chicken fried steak, French toast, taco salad, cheeseburgers, roast beef sandwiches, shrimp and fish baskets, Southern style pot roast, chicken parmesan, grilled pork chops, chopped steak and onions, and for dessert, apple and key lime pies. Dogs can sit with their owners at front outdoor tables, but are not permitted on the screened porch. The Front Porch Restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday 7am to 8:30pm and Sunday 7am to 8pm. See Details
Just A Cupcake Bakery & Cafe Just A Cupcake Bakery and Cafe offers a range of baked treats but also serves sandwiches, salads, and other light dishes. There is a covered patio with several dog-friendly tables so you can enjoy a tasty lunch with your pup. The menu includes a diverse range of options like the Messy Tex Bowl, the Island Wrap, or a Hot Pressed Cuban sandwich. The cupcakes are made fresh in store and come in unique flavors like the Andes Mint Experience and Mimosa Orange Champagne. See Details
Carmela' s Restaurant Carmela's Restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy, unassuming setting that welcomes well-behaved dogs at outside tables. Patrons can please their palates with fried calamari and mozzarella sticks, antipasto and Greek salads, pan-fried grouper and shrimp scampi, veal and chicken Marsala, stuffed shells and baked ziti, chicken and eggplant parmigiana hoagies, grilled sirloin and New York strip steak, and sweet sausage and peppers. Outdoor tables are limited, so call ahead to ensure seating with Fido is available. Carmela's Restaurant is open from 8:30am to 9pm Monday through Friday, 4pm to 9pm Saturday, and 8:30am to 3pm on Sunday. See Details
Swampy's Bar & Grille Swampy's is a laid-back bar and grill with a scenic dog-friendly patio nestled again the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, FL. Their menu offers a selection of American and Cajun fare, like burgers, tacos, red beans & rice, sandwiches and gator bites. Dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on N Williams Street offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
The Freezer Tiki Bar Fresh and delicious seafood with dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Vintage on 5th 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. See Details
Peck's Old Port Cove 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. See Details
Horse & Hounds Restaurant 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. See Details
Yum Yum Kitchen Yummy options include big burritos, blackened salmon BLTs, rice bowls, and hot garlic chicken pasta. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Coaches Pub and Eatery Nestled in historic downtown Inverness, the dog-friendly Coach's Pub and Eatery serves delicious bar and grill eats and an extensive lineup of draft beer in a warm, inviting sports bar setting. Select from over 30 taps of rotating domestic, imported, and craft brews, then dig into hearty comfort food classic like nachos, hot wings, grilled chicken salads, cheeseburgers, roast beef wraps, peel and eat shrimp, fish tacos, and chargrilled New York strip steak. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the front outdoor umbrella tables. Coach's Pub and Eatery is open Monday through Thursday 11am to midnight, Friday and Saturday 11am to 2am, and Sunday 11am to midnight. See Details
Highlander Cafe 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. See Details
Old Mill Tavern Old Mill serves burgers, wings, sandwiches, and shrimp. Outdoor patio offers umbrella tables that allow dogs. See Details
Dan's Clam Stand Dan's delivers fresh clams, oysters, shrimp, and scallops daily, plus burgers, crab cakes, club sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Fat Daddy's Roadhouse 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.) See Details
Grumpy Gator's Bar & Grill Grumpy Gator's serves everything from pizza, burgers, Reubens, shrimp scampi, fried chicken, and much more. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Burger Station The Burger Station is designed as a 1930s style gas station with all American bites and a few dog-friendly picnic tables outside. The menu includes unique burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches like the house Burger Station Burger or the popular Mahi Mahi Sandwich. Don't forget to check out their dairy bar for ice cream, floats, shakes, and sundaes. The Burger Station is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
The Crab Plant 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. See Details
Pine Street Pub 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. See Details
Island Outpost 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. See Details
Cattle Dog Coffee Roasters 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. See Details
Lollygaggers Sports Pub & Grill 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. See Details