Dog Friendly Restaurants in Franklin, IN

There are 16 pet friendly restaurants in Franklin 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 Franklin. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Benjamin's Coffeehouse & Delicatessen
Benjamin's Coffeehouse & Delicatessen Coffeehouse serving bagels, sandwiches, soups, and salads. Sidewalk seating available. Open 6:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday-Thursday, 6:30am to 8pm Friday, and 7am to 2pm Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. See Details
Pet Friendly Suzy's Teahouse & Bakery
Suzy's Teahouse & Bakery The dog-friendly Suzy's Teahouse and Bakery has two outdoor tables where you can sit with your pup. All the desserts and baked goods are gluten-free like Sweet Crepes, brownies, and cookies. There are also savory items like quiches and soups as well. There are over seventy-five teas and tisanes available. Open Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am to 4:00pm, Thursday & Friday 10:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 3:30pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. See Details
The Willard The Willard, located in Franklin, IN, is a casual American eatery 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 and an order of the Deluxe Nachos - tortilla chips topped with nacho cheese, taco meat, salsa, jalapenos, and sour cream. Next, chow down on the Avocado Cheese Burger with sriracha-lime mayo, guacamole, and pepper jack cheese. Or go for the Mixed Green Salad with mixed greens, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, goat cheese, strawberries, and raspberry vinaigrette. The Willard is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Court Street Cafe Court Street Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant in Franklin. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
Ann's Restaurant Ann's Restaurant, located in Franklin, IN, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Blazing Jalapeno Omelet with tomatoes, onions, green peppers, mushrooms, diced jalapenos, American and pepper jack cheese, shredded cheddar, and your choice of ham, bacon, or sausage. If you're dropping by for lunch, chow down on Ann’s Omni Burger - a 12oz triple cheeseburger topped with American, cheddar, pepper jack, bacon, ham, fried onions, fried pickles, grilled onions, jalapenos, green peppers, and spicy ranch. Ann's Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 6am to 2pm. See Details
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving Franklin locals and tourists alike. Visitors to N Morton Street can head to one of Applebee's four outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Ritter's Frozen Custard Ritter's Frozen Custard on N Morton Street has a lot of pet-friendly outdoor tables and a walk-up window, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Ritter's Frozen Custard has over one hundred flavors of frozen custard, and you can choose from flavors like Banana Nut Bread, Black Raspberry Chip, and Spicy Chocolate, depending on what's available that week. You can also get Italian Ices, and sundaes made with custard, including the Brownie Sundae and Peanut Butter Mountain. Hamburgers and hot dogs are available at most locations if you are looking for a hot and hearty snack. See Details
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is a fast food-style joint that serves up a variety of delicious American-style eats. Choose from menu options including sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, sundaes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Double Steakburger California Style - two steakburger patties topped with cheese, onion, Freddy's sauce, lettuce, and tomato, served on a toasted bun. Or go for the Chicago Dog Freddy's Style - an all-beef dog topped with mustard, relish, diced onion, sport peppers, celery salt, tomatoes, and pickles, served on a toasted bun. Don't leave without your sweet treat! Savor their PBC and B Sundae - fresh vanilla custard topped with Reese's peanut butter cups, bananas, whipped cream, and a cherry! 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
The Local Grind The Local Grind is a dog friendly coffee shop where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. A throwback feel of a 1950's soda shop with a modern vibe. Many drink options including coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, milkshakes, bubble tea, bubble soda, and much more. Sugar-free, keto, and gluten free options are also available! See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Franklin locals and tourists alike. ten 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
Grill Bar Grill Bar is a neighborhood burger joint with a dog-friendly patio in Franklin, IN. See Details
RFD Franklin RFD Franklin is a local steakhouse in Franklin, IN serving a menu of fresh steaks, seafood, pasta and desserts, plus a full bar. Their dog-friendly patio has several tables where well-behaved pups are welcome to bring their owners on-leash to dine al fresco. See Details
Richard's Brick Oven Pizza Located in the historic downtown of Franklin, IN, Richard's Brick Oven Pizza is a local pizza place serving Neapolitan brick oven pizzas and pasta, plus a beverage menu offering fine wines and craft beer and cocktails. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables in the garden while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Ann's Restaurant Ann's Restaurant, a local landmark in Franklin, IN, is a family-operated American restaurant serving homestyle breakfast and lunch on a seasonal patio. Fido may join you at outdoor tables when the weather is nice. Call ahead to confirm dog-friendly tables on the patio are available before you make the trip. Ann's is open Tuesday through Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm. See Details
Bojak's Bar & Grille Bojak's Bar & Grille is a neighborhood bar and grill in Franklin, IN serving American pub fare and a spacious dog-friendly patio. See Details
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a counter-serve American chain known for handcrafted soups, sandwiches and salads that are made to order. This location in Franklin, IN allows dogs at outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Note that table service is not available, but you can order online for curbside pickup to ensure Fido doesn't have to remain alone outside. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a popular fast-food chain offering burgers and frozen custard with dog-friendly seating available outside. Enjoy tasty offerings like butterburgers, Wisconsin cheese curds, chili cheddar fries, root beer floats, chopped steak, and Buffalo chicken tenders. Open daily 10am to 10pm. See Details
Chatham Tap Restaurant & Pub Chatham Tap Restaurant is dog friendly, has a great atmosphere and location, and the food is always really good. See Details
Ritter's Frozen Custard Ritter's specializes in fresh frozen custard made daily onsite from an original recipe devised in the late 80s. Choose from an abundance of fruity, nutty, and specialty flavors, including caramel apple, orange pineapple, butter pecan, rocky road, birthday cake, and cookie dough. Choose other menu options such as Italian ice, signature sundaes, and burgers and fries. Dogs are welcome one night per month. Call ahead for details. See Details
Tibbs Drive-In Tibbs Drive-In is a classic spot for a tasty burger that you can chow down on in your car, so it's easy to bring your dog. See Details
Centerpoint Brewing Centerpoint Brewing serves a refreshing array of signature and seasonal craft beers in an open, industrial-chic atmosphere that is dog-friendly inside and outside. Whether hanging with friends or relaxing with Fido, Centerpoint is a great place to enjoy an ice cold drink on a lazy afternoon or quiet evening. Food trucks are often onsite to help ease those hunger pangs. Well-behaved, leashed dogs can join their owners inside the taproom and at outdoor tables near the garage entrance. Centerpoint Brewing is open Wednesday and Thursday 4pm to 9pm, Friday noon to 9pm, Saturday 11am to 9pm, Sunday noon to 8pm, and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. See Details
Metazoa Brewing Co. Dogs are welcome on the spacious outdoor patio as well as inside Metazoa Brewing, offering both traditional ales and experimental creations. Choose from seven house beers and a variety of seasonal brews and one-offs. There is no food service, but eats can be ordered for delivery from the nearby ClusterTruck. Metazoa opens Sunday through Friday at 1pm and 11am on Saturday. See Details
Ralston's Drafthouse Ralston's Drafthouse is a "gastropub" featuring great menu options and a wide selection of beer and wine. Spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
La Margarita Classic Mexican fare with an extensive agave collection and curated craft cerveza list. Dogs welcome at outdoor tables. See Details