Dog Friendly Restaurants in Franklin, TN

There are 60 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 Puckett's Boathouse
Puckett's Boathouse 2 patios and a solid menu featuring everything from catfish, salmon, shrimp and mahi to burgers and plenty of shareables! See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Coast Burrito
Blue Coast Burrito Build-your-own style Mexican restaurant with dog-friendly patio seating. See Details
Corner Pub Bring your pooch and enjoy cheese tots and a great burger on the patio. See Details
Mellow Mushroom This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Bunganut Pig The Bunganut Pig allows dogs on their patio. See Details
The Tin Roof 2 The Tin Roof is the place to be for laid-back atmosphere, scratch-made eats, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Sample a classic bar and grill menu that features wings, fried shrimp, spicy chicken quesadillas, burgers, steak and cheese sandwiches, and pizza-dillas (flour tortillas stuffed with toppings). Open daily 11am to 3am. See Details
McCreary's Irish Pub Sit outside at one of their two sidewalk tables - right in the heart of downtown Franklin. See Details
Tupelo Honey Cafe Tupelo Honey Cafe pays homage to Southern culinary traditions with a menu full of classic dishes and modern spins on old favorites. You can stop by with Fido at this location in Franklin where there are sixteen dog-friendly tables outside. The menu features sandwiches, salads, snacks, and mains for any palate. Entrees include decadent dishes like the Cauliflower Steak, Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken, or Tupelo Shrimp and Grits. Brunch is a popular affair with popular dishes like the Appalachian Breakfast or Red Flannel Hash. Don't miss out on the drink menu with craft cocktails, Bloody Marys, mimosas, wine, and beer. See Details
Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill Cajun Steamer Bar and Grill offers bites from the bayou with New Orleans style. They have a spacious outdoor patio at the Franklin location with around a dozen dog-friendly tables. The menu is extensive with a wide variety of Cajun staples like po'boys, crawfish, etoufee, gumbo, and boudin. The bar offers a selection of beverages including beer, wine, and cocktails. Cajun Steamer is open Monday through Tuesday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Marco's Pizza Pizza, subs, wings, salads, meatball bake, Marco's has it all. Front patio tables welcome dogs. See Details
Merridee's Breadbasket Merridee's Breadbasket is a cozy restaurant and bakery with several dog-friendly tables outside. Merridee's offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with fresh baked goodies of all kinds. You'll find sandwiches, salads, soup, desserts, and beverages for almost any time of day. Merridee's hosts live music often and regularly participates in local events like art crawls and downtown festivals. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 1am to 5pm and Thursday through Saturday from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Franklin Mercantile Deli Just off the corner of Fourth Avenue North and Main Street sits one of historical downtown Franklin’s most treasured restaurants. A local staple and tourist favorite, the dog-friendly Franklin Mercantile Deli has been family owned and operated since 1999. Touting a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere and a menu filled with Southern breakfast favorites, specialty sandwiches, salad bar, fruit tea, coffee, and homemade desserts, the “Merc” has earned a reputation for being a “go-to” destination for anyone with an appetite. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Open daily 7am to 3pm. See Details
Kimbro's Cafe Kimbro's Cafe is a music lover's dream where you can enjoy the cozy front porch seating and live, local music. They have four outdoor tables with dog-friendly seating so you can bring Fido for food and music. Kimbro's offers American fare, cold beer, and a place to hang out with friends new and old. They are open Monday through Friday from 4pm to 1am and Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Bombay Bistro Bombay Bistro offers authentic Indian fare and an airy patio with ten dog-friendly tables. The menu includes traditional dishes like chicken tandoori and various curries. You'll find a large selection of vegetarian and gluten free options to suit almost any palate. If tight on time, you can call ahead to pick up or even have your meal delivered through their online ordering. Bombay Bistro offers their lunch buffet weekdays from 11:00am to 2:00pm and weekends from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Dinner is served Tuesday through Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Pasta and Cream Pasta and Cream aims to cater to even the most particular palate with their custom pasta. They have three dog-friendly tables so you can bring Fido! You can choose between five types of noodles including a gluten free penne, then add your choice of sauce and toppings. You'll find chicken, shrimp, and vegetarian options. Pasta and Cream also offers salads, desserts, and extras to complete your meal. Pasta and Cream is open Monday through Friday 10:30am to 8:00pm and Saturday 11:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Bishop's Bishop's is a streamlined meat and three restaurant with a small patio and four dog-friendly tables. They are available for dine in, carry out, and delivery. You order at the counter from their selection of rotating daily offerings like meatloaf, fried chicken, and country steak. If you prefer to eat vegetarian, you can also order a veggie plate. Bishop's also offer family meals that will feed four. They are open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 8:00pm and Sunday from 10:30am to 2:30pm. See Details
9 Fruits If you're craving a guilt-free snack, 9 Fruits offers a variety of options with juices, smoothies, and customizable Acai bowls. There are two dog-friendly benches just outside the restaurant where you and Fido can enjoy a healthy bite. 9 Fruits is happy to cater to your preferences and can easily provide replacements for dairy. You'll find exotic flavors like pomegranate, passion fruit, mango, and more. They are open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 7pm, Friday from 7am to 6pm, and Saturday from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Honest Coffee Roasters Honest Coffee Roasters is located in the historic Factory at Franklin and has a vintage, industrial vibe. They have four outdoor tables with dog-friendly seating where you and Fido can enjoy a cup or two together. Honest strives to serve coffee that is responsibly sourced with blends from all over the world. You'll find a broad selection of coffee, espresso, iced drinks, and tea. You can also purchase beans to take home and brew for yourself. Honest is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant, located in Franklin, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious American-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Fried Green Tomatoes dipped in egg wash and rolled in cornmeal, served with chipotle bacon ranch. Next, chow down on the Shrimp and Grits - jumbo shrimp blackened and sauteed with peppers, onions garlic, tomatoes, and mushrooms, over Gouda Weisenberger grits, served with a house salad. Or go for the Tennessee Philly with slow-smoked beef brisket or grilled chicken, bell peppers, onions, BBQ sauce, and smoked gouda on a hoagie, served with au jus. End on the perfect sweet note with the Deep-Fried Brownie Sundae - a fried brownie and triple treat cookie dough topped with ice cream, spiced pecans, and candied bacon! See Details
Nucci's Gelato Nucci's Gelato is an award-winning restaurant that specializes in sweet treats with fresh flavors. They have two dog-friendly tables so you can enjoy an Italian treat with Fido. Nucci's uses locally sourced dairy and fruit for their fresh made gelato flavors like raspberry and mint julep. They also have several dairy free options to cater to dietary needs and preferences. Nucci's also creates gelato popsicles, cannolis, bars, and cakes. If you need an extra pick me up, they also serve espresso and affogato - a scoop of gelato with a shot of espresso. Nucci's Gelato is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 7:00am, Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
The Draft Room at Kings The Draft Room at Kings in Franklin offers a sports bar atmosphere with huge screens and craft beer. They have ten outdoor tables with ample dog-friendly seating. The Draft Room serves a menu full of classic bar fare like wings, pizza, and burgers as well as more sophisticated entrees. Their full service bar provides a wide selection of beers and craft cocktails with choices even for the most discerning palate. They offer plenty of non-alcoholic beverages, too, like milkshakes, specialty sodas, and floats. The Draft Room is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 12am, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 1am, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Brooklyn Brothers Pizza Brooklyn Brothers Pizza is a locally celebrated restaurant serving New York style pies. Pull up a slice with Fido at one of their two dog-friendly outdoor tables or take it to go. They offer the New York City Slice with just cheese or with your preferred toppings. They also offer specialty pies, sub sandwiches, calzones, and stromboli. If you've saved room for dessert, you might try their Holy Cannoli or a slice of Brooklyn cheesecake. Brooklyn Brothers Pizza is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 7pm. See Details
Ching Asian Bistro Ching Asian Bistro serves authentic Chinese and Asian cuisine. They offer four dog-friendly tables with seating for up to ten guests. You'll find a wide selection of dishes including seafood, noodles, and vegetarian options. They also serve a selection of classic and specialty sushi rolls. To drink, Ching Asian Bistro offers sake and wine. They are open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Ground Ground is available for dine and or carry out with a menu full of personalized burgers, potatoes, and salads. They have two small tables outside with dog-friendly seating. You can choose one of their signature dishes or design the meal the way you like it. They have several vegetarian options, too. Ground serves several beers with happy hour daily from 4pm until closing. Ground is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 2pm and again from 4pm to 8pm. See Details