Dog Friendly Restaurants in Elkhart, IN

There are 8 pet friendly restaurants in Elkhart 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 Elkhart. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern
Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern This family-run restaurant in Elkhart has lots of pet-friendly patio tables where they welcome well-behaved dogs. Located on Simonton Lake, Pete's Taverns is serving up Rib Eye steaks, and sandwiches like Italian and Philly beef. If you are feeling seafood, they have a selection that includes smelt, blue gill, Alaskan pollack, perch, and shrimp. Check the website for specials, including the Tuesday hamburger night where you can get a burger for under three bucks. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 10pm. Closed on Sunday and Monday. See Details
Pet Friendly Noodles & Co.
Noodles & Co. Popular chain noodle restaurant serves a variety of pasta dishes (Asian, Italian, American) and sandwiches in a fun, modern setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Enjoy a tasty selection of mac and cheese flavors, Korean and Japanese style noodles, and fresh soups and salads. Open daily 11am to 9pm. See Details
Luchesse's Luchesse's is a dog-friendly restaurant in Elkhart. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
The Garden Cafe at Linton's Located inside Linton�s Enchanted Home and Garden Center, dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly dog-friendly in the tropical conservatory area near the cafe. The cafe serves a full menu of espresso and coffee based drinks, teas and smoothies, along with breakfast and lunch dishes. If you are there to shop early, stop in for a frittata or Belgian Yeast Waffle. Lunch time brings a variety of salads and sandwiches including the Farmer Vinnie's Italian Sandwich and the BLT Grilled Cheese. There are also many dishes that can be made gluten-free. Open Monday through Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday and Sun 7am to 5pm. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Elkhart 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
Biggby Coffee Branding itself as a fun coffee cafe, Biggby Coffee is a dog-friendly spot to grab a cup of joe in Elkhart. Dog owners can head to one of Biggby's three outdoor tables to sip alongside their canine companion. The coffee shop's menu includes coffee and tea lattes, hot chocolate, creme freeze smoothies, and food items such as bagels, cookies, donut holes, muffins, and a yogurt parfait. Biggby also serves pup cups to furry friends joining their owners. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Elkhart Road 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
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Elkhart locals and tourists alike. four 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
Brew Werks Brew Werks, located in South Bend, IN, is a casual brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious fare. 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 (of course) and an order of the Baked Nachos - chips topped with cheese, bell peppers, jalapenos, sour cream, and your choice of bacon, pork, or brisket. Next, chow down on the Vote For Pedro Flatbread topped with feta pesto spread, bell peppers, mixed greens, provolone, smoked cheddar, and fig drizzle. Or go for the 3-Way Chatter Grilled Cheese Sandwich with provolone, smoked cheddar, habanero cheddar, bacon, and sage vinaigrette. Brew Werks is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Villa Macri Traditional Italian dishes like manicotti, chicken picatta, and cheese ravioli. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Tony Sacco's Tony Sacco's specializes in coal oven pizza and Italian favorites. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Uptown Kitchen Expansive menu for vegans, foodies, and everyone in between. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Goshen Brewing Company Southern-style smoked food combined with a bit of Asian influence, plus twelve craft beers you won’t find anywhere else. Patio is dog friendly. See Details
Brothers Bar & Grill Branding itself as 'a modernized throwback to the old Midwestern corner tavern,' Brothers Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy cold drinks and large portions of food in South Bend. Visitors to Brothers can head to one of its twelve outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Chicken Cheese Nachos alongside their furry friend. The Bar and Grill's menu is made up of starters, salads, soup, sandwiches, gourmet burgers, entrees, and more. See Details
Cafe Navarre There are plenty of pet-friendly tables at Cafe Navarre. The cafe is making modern American cuisine with European influences. You can get lunch and dinner at Cafe Navarre, with options like Vegan Po'Boys, Harvest Meatloaf, and Shrimp and Grits. Previous diners highly recommend starting off with the Wild Mushroom Soup, served with hazelnuts and chives. Stop in on the weekend for brunch where you can order Avocado Toast or Chicken and Waffles. Open Monday through Friday 11:30am to 2:00pm, 4:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday 4:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday 11:00am to 2:30pm, 4:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
The Frog Tavern The Frog Tavern is a self-proclaimed dog-friendly, "Institution...of sorts," serving Lake Wawasee locals and tourists alike. Visitors with Fido in tow can "arrive by car, foot, or boat" and enjoy a meal at one of the Tavern's fifteen outdoor tables. The Frog's menu is comprised of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, and basket dinners of frog leg, cod tenders, chicken fingers, breaded shrimp, broaster chicken, New York strip, and grilled salmon steak. The Frog Tavern is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details
Doc Pierce's Restaurant Located in a historical building in Mishawaka, Doc Pierce's Restaurant has plenty of dog-friendly tables but requests that only small dogs join you for a meal. Previous guests recommend starting off with an order of Doc's Famous Onion Rings. Doc's specializes in steaks and burgers but also has dishes like Vegetable Stuffed Potato, Breaded Whitefish, and Fettuccini Alfredo. Doc's offers specially discounted meals for lunch, and half off Cheeseburger and Fries on Monday and Tuesday. Open Monday through Thursday 11:00am to 9:30pm, ?Friday and Saturday 11:00am to 10:30pm, and ?Sunday 4:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
The Lauber The Lauber, located in South Bend, IN, is a modern eatery that serves up a variety of delicious hand-crafted fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. The Lauber is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Rocky River Tap and Table Farm to fork quality cuisine. Casual atmosphere with 30 local brews on draft. Large dog friendly patio. Daily Drink features. Kid friendly. See Details
Beef 'O' Brady's This casual chain eatery and sports bar serves a variety of American bar and grill classics in a modern setting that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Warm up those taste buds with delicious appetizers like boom boom shrimp, jalapeno corn fritters, and Buffalo chicken dip, then feast on hearty entrees such as Nashville hot grilled chicken, St. Louis ribs, sizzling fajitas, BBQ bacon cheeseburgers, and prime rib sandwiches. Don't forget to leave room for a warm slice of molten chocolate cake for dessert. Patio tables are dog friendly, but calling ahead for seating is required to ensure availability. Call for hours. See Details
Woochi Japanese Fusion & Bar Woochi Japanese Fusion and Bar is a dog-friendly "integration of sushi, kitchen and full bar" in South Bend. Woochi offers fifteen outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a Crab Rangoon alongside Fido. The Japanese restaurant's menu is comprised of appetizers such as Edamame, Vegetable Tempura, and Soft Shell Crab, sushi, sashimi, soups, salads, nigiri, noodles, ramen, hibachi, wok fried rice, Asian fusion entrees such as Glazed Orange Chicken, Mongolian Beef, Curry Chicken, and tofu, chicken, shrimp, steak, sea scallop, and salmon teriyaki dishes. Woochi Japanese Fusion and Bar is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Joey Armadillo's Joey Armadillo's Bowling Alley is a dog-friendly sports bar, bowling alley, and restaurant. If you're looking for generously portioned, good old American fare, then look no further than Joey Armadillo's. On the menu, you'll discover a long list of popular dishes, such as the ultimate nacho platter: nachos smothered in refried beans, taco beef, melted cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and served with sour cream and salsa. To satisfy your sweet tooth, sink your teethinto the fudge brownie sundae, a large fudge brownie covered in ice cream, chocolate, and whipped cream. Their opening times are Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 12am, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 2am, and Sunday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Electric Brew There are a few outdoor tables at the pet-friendly Electric Brew in Goshen. Since 1996, The Electric Brew has been offering a large selection of coffees and espresso, which are roasted in house, plus baked goods and lunch items. All baked good are made in house, like Blueberry muffins, Chocolate Chip Hazelnut, and Whoopie Pies. Lunch changes by the day, with sandwiches, soups and salads made from scratch. Open Monday through Friday 6am to 10pm, Saturday 7am to 10pm, and Sunday 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Honey's Frozen Yogurt Grab a seat on the outside patio at the pet-friendly Honey's Frozen Desserts, and order up a ""pup cup"" for your furry friend. Honey's serves gelato, frozen yogurt and custard, plus a wide selection of teas and coffees. Being environmentally conscious and community driven is also important to Honey's and the shop donates 10% of all profits to Grace English School in Assam, India. Open Sunday 12pm to 10pm, Monday though Thursday 7am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday 7am to 12pm." See Details