Dog Friendly Restaurants in Evanston, IL

There are 22 pet friendly restaurants in Evanston 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 Evanston. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Dollop Coffee & Hoosier Mama Pie Company
Dollop Coffee & Hoosier Mama Pie Company Dollop Coffee and Hoosier Mama Pie Company is a dog-friendly artisanal bakery serving pies made by hand. Visitors to Dollop wanting to dig into a slice of pie while Fido lounges underfoot can do so at one of its six outdoor tables. Its menu includes breakfast pastries, buttermilk biscuit sandwiches, espresso, savory pie plates, sandwiches, salads, and plenty of dessert options. Frequent visitors to the sweet shop recommend ordering the chocolate cream pie and say to wash it all down with a cup of coffee. This location of Dollop Coffee and Hoosier Mama Pie Company is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 6:30am to 10pm, Saturday from 7:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 8:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Hewn
Hewn Making hand-forged, artisan bread, Hewn is a pet-friendly bakery located on a historic property. Visitors to Hewn wanting to dig into a Lemon-Ginger Scone while their furry friend lounges underfoot can do so at one of Hewn's six outdoor tables. Its menu includes over twenty types of bread, ranging from Chocolate Hazelnut Brioche to Beer Bread to a Traditional Baguette. It also serves a huge variety of pastries from Chocolate Almond Croissants to Monkey Bread to Sticky Buns, Muffins, Lemon, Marble, and Chocolate Pound Cakes, and more. Frequent visitors rave about the whole wheat breads and recommend ordering a scone. Hewn has seasonally changing hours, so guests should check its website or call ahead before arriving. See Details
Bagel Art Bagel Art is a dog-friendly spot to grab a simple and delicious dish among locals. The cafe offers six outdoor tables for those wanting to dig into a Veggie Wrap while Fido lounges underfoot. Bagel Art's menu includes sandwiches, breakfast items, bagels, salads, pastries, and cookies. Regulars recommend ordering the Lox sandwich and a cup of coffee and kicking back to watch the street traffic pass. Bagel Art is open Monday through Saturday from 6:00am to 3:00pm and Sunday from 7:00am to 2:30pm. See Details
World of Beer World of Beer, located in Evanston, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious tavern-style grub. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, wings, tacos, flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, steak, pork, sausage, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a pint. Start off with a craft spirit and an order of the Tater Tot Poutine - crispy tater tots loaded with melted mozzarella, Amber Lager gravy, and fresh scallions. Next, chow down on the Chimay Burger - an Angus burger topped with Chimay Classique cheese, Belgian cheese, sauteed mushrooms, caramelized onions, and Chimay sauce on a brioche bun. Or go for the Shrimp Tacos - two lightly grilled tortillas filled with beer-battered shrimp, roasted tomato and corn salsa, shredded lettuce, avocado, cilantro, and queso fresco. See Details
Tein Li Chow A unique Chinese eatery, Tein Li Chow boasts that its chefs can please the pickiest of palettes in its pet-friendly, Kosher atmosphere. Dog owners craving Chinese fare can head to one of Tein Li Chow's two outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their canine. The seating is seasonal, so guests should call ahead before planning their outing. Its menu includes egg rolls, pot stickers, wings, wontons, soups, fried rice dishes, beef and chicken dishes, Stir Crazy Noodles, vegetarian entrees, and more. Frequent visitors rave over the Kung Pow Chicken and recommend ordering the Chicken Egg Rolls and say that even guests who aren't keeping Kosher will enjoy Tein Li Chow's food and portion sizes. The Chinese restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday--in the summer--from 10am to 3pm, and Friday--in the winter--from 9am to 2pm. See Details
Peppercorns Kitchen Peppercorns Kitchen is a chef-driven contemporary Chinese restaurant mixing authentic Szechuan cuisine and creative American-Chinese fusion in a pet-friendly atmosphere. Visitors to Peppercorns Kitchen can dig into their meal alongside their furry friend at one of its four outdoor tables. Its menu features a variety of authentic dishes prepared with over twenty kinds of techniques such as stir-frying, steaming, braising, pan-frying, searing, and roasting. Its menu includes chicken, seafood, beef, lamb, pig, dry-pot, and vegetable dishes. Regulars rave about the tofu dishes and recommend ordering the spicy chicken wings as an appetizer. Peppercorns Kitchen is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm. See Details
Celtic Knot Public House The Celtic Knot Public House, located in Evanston, IL, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious pub grub. 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 and an order of the Deep-Fried Pickle Chips served with creamy garlic dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Torch's Salmon Plate with smoked salmon, capers, cream cheese, salad, and Irish brown bread. Or go for the Celtic Club Sandwich with Irish bacon, bangers, ham, porter cheese, aged Irish cheddar, and stone-ground mustard, served with chips. The Celtic Knot Public House is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 1am, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 2am, and Sunday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Berry Pike Cafe Berry Pike Cafe is a dog-friendly breakfast and lunch eatery serving a dishes meant for meat-lovers, vegetarians, and gluten-free customers alike. Berry Pike Cafe offers four outdoor tables for guests wanting to dine alongside their dog. Its menu includes a wide variety of sandwiches, from turkey to pepperoni and salami to bacon and ham to vegetarian, as well as waffles, bagels, sweet treats, and coffee drinks. Frequent visitors rave about the steamed sandwiches and friendly atmosphere. Berry Pike is open seven days a week from 7:30am to 3:00pm. See Details
eTown Bistro eTown Bistro is a dog-friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to eTown looking to dine alongside their canine can head to one of its eight outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. The Bistro's menu includes appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, and steak, chicken, pasta, and seafood entrees. Those who have eaten at eTown recommend ordering the BBQ Pork Chop or an omelet. eTown Bistro is open Sunday through Thursday from 6:30am to 10:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 6:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Flat Top Grill Flat Top Grill, located in Evanston, is a casual eatery that serves up made-to-order dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, lettuce wraps, tortilla wraps, roti tacos, protein bowls, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a Berry Berry Good Sangria (SKYY Pacific Blueberry vodka, 14 Hands To Trot, fresh citrus juice, strawberries) and an order of the Spicy Green Beans - lightly steamed green beans tossed in Spicy Thai Salt served with lime wedges and soy sesame. Next, chow down on the Lettuce Wraps filled with seasonal fresh veggies, and the protein of your choice (chicken, beef, pork, fish, scallops, shrimp, and more.) 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
Hecky's Barbecue Hecky's Barbecue is a dog-friendly restaurant serving tasty barbecue dishes to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners craving a plate of pulled pork with Fido in tow can head to one of Hecky's two outdoor tables to dig in. Its menu includes sandwiches, chicken and turkey dishes, seafood, Baby Back Ribs, Sweet Potato Pie, and quite a few dishes smothered in Hecky's famous sauce from a family Creole recipe. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the rib tip and hot link combo with a side of cole slaw. Hecky's is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Mumbai Indian Grill Mumbai Indian Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant serving fresh Indian cuisine to locals and tourists alike. Mumbai Indian Grill has a large lot where dog owners can dine alongside their dog; however, they are advised to call ahead before arriving. Its menu includes breads, appetizers, salads, tandoori meals, vegetarian entrees, chicken and lamb entrees, seafood dishes, rice specialties, and desserts. Frequent visitors like the ambiance and the fact that the eatery offers dishes from a range of spice levels. Mumbai Indian Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 2:30am and 5:00pm to 10:00pm; Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 10:30pm; and Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Bennison Bakeries Bennison's Bakery is a dog-friendly sweet spot serving a variety of treats to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Bakery wanting to dig into a Bavarian Pretzel while Fido lounges underfoot can do so at one of its ten outdoor tables. Bennison's menu includes holiday specialties such as king cakes, Swedish items such as a Mazariner Almond Tart, breakfast dishes, pastries, Parisienne Macarons, cakes, cupcakes, tortes, breads, donuts, cookies, danishes, croissants, sandwiches, Apfelstrudel, Weihnachtsstollen, coffee, tea and more. Regulars love their cannolis, eclairs, and petit fours. This location of Bennison's is open Sunday from 7:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 7:00pm and Saturday from 6:00am to 5:30pm. See Details
Beth's Little Bakeshop A European inspired bakery, Beth's Little Bake Shop is a pet-friendly sweet spot serving locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a sweet tooth can head to one of Beth's five outdoor tables to enjoy their treat alongside their pup. The Bake Shop's menu includes croissants, brioche, muffins, scones, frittatas, tarts, pies, layer cakes, cream puffs, eclairs, cupcakes, breads, cookies, and more. Regulars recommend ordering the chocolate croissant if you're craving something sweet and the ham and cheese croissant if you're looking for something savory. Beth's Little Bake Shop is open Tuesday through Friday from 6am to 5pm and Saturday from 7am to 5pm. See Details
Andy's Frozen Custard Branding itself as 'fanatical about frozen custard,' Andy's Frozen Custard is a dog-friendly sweet shop, located on Church Street, serving fresh ingredients in its frozen custard to Evanston locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor benches are available for dog owners wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Andy's menu is made up of concretes, malts, floats, splits, sundaes, cups and cones, a range of toppings, and seasonal specials such as its Key Lime Pie Concrete, Andy Nog Shake, 'Words Can't Describe It' Apple Pie Sundae, and more. 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
Epic Burger Epic Burger, located at Sherman Avenue, Evanston, is a casual burger joint that serves up a variety of American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Epic Grilled Cheese with aged cheddar, tomatoes, and pickles. Or go for the Epic Burger Classic - an all-natural Halal-certified premium black Angus burger, piled high with the toppings of your choice. 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Sherman Avenue in Evanston provides four 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
Chipotle Mexican Grill Founded on the idea that food served fast does not have to be a typical fast food experience, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant known for its burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads. Visitors to Evanston with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's six outdoor tables. The Grill's menu allows guests to choose from crispy corn or soft flour tacos, a bowl, burrito, or salad, then choose from steak, carnitas, chicken, barbacoa or sofritas, next, adding rice beans and fajita vegetables, and finally, topping it all off with salsas, lettuce, guacamole, and cheese. 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
Great Harvest Bread Great Harvest Bread, located in Evanston, is a casual bakery that serves up freshly-prepared goodies. Choose from menu options including breads, cookies, scones, bars, muffins, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your morning. Try one of their Cheddar Bacon Scones, a hot Cinnamon Roll, or even a Salted Caramel Cookie. Or take home a loaf of freshly-baked bread to use later (choose from Rosemary Garlic, Pumpkin Berry Swirl, Banana Nut, Old Fashioned White, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut, and more!) 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Main Street in Evanston provides four 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. 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 Central Street in Evanston provides one table 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. 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
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Potbelly Sandwich Shop, located in Evanston, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty noshes. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Wreck Sandwich with salami, Angus roast beef, oven-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, melted Swiss, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on multigrain bread. Or go for the Uptown Salad with romaine, iceberg, spinach, all-natural grilled chicken, crumbled bleu cheese, red grapes, apples, dried cranberries, diced red onion, and candied walnuts. Before you leave, grab a shake in your favorite flavor (Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Oreo, Banana, Mixed Berry, Strawberry, and more.) Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe has been serving continental cuisine in an elegant historic Old Town atmosphere with outdoor seating available for dogs. A diverse menu offers crab cakes, Buffalo shrimp, Caesar salad with chicken, BBQ pork sandwiches, turkey burgers, ribeye steak, seared salmon, and shepherd's pie. Dogs are welcome at front sidewalk tables. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Big Star Big Star serves fancy tacos in a cool atmosphere, with a walk-up window that allows you to bring your pup. See Details