Dog Friendly Restaurants in Gainesville, FL

There are 87 pet friendly restaurants in Gainesville 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 Gainesville. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Amelia's
Amelia's Amelia's specializes in traditional Italian dishes served in a casual and comfortable setting with a gated patio that welcomes dogs. Diners can choose from steamed clams, fired calamari, minestrone soup, linguine bolognese, baked penne, eggplant parm, chicken piccata, and veal scaloppine. See Details
Pet Friendly Wahoo's Seafood Grill
Wahoo's Seafood Grill Wahoo's features a variety of seafood dishes, including oysters, gulf shrimp, crab cakes, almond crusted salmon, and grouper. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse This popular neighborhood bar and grill chain offers classic American eats and a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Choose from a menu of comfort food favorites such as wings, baby back ribs, New Orleans style jambalaya, fish and chips, ribeye steak, bison burgers, and spaghetti and meatballs. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
The Top The Top serves creative dishes such as shrimp pot pie and gnocchi with pesto. Front covered seating and patio tables allow dogs. See Details
Loosey's Loosey's serves wings, mini tacos, jambalaya, and build-your-own burgers. Patio table are dog friendly. See Details
Satchel's Pizza Satchel's serves pizza, calzones, and yummy desserts. Outdoor umbrella seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Metro Diner If you're looking for a great place to stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, check out Metro Diner, which has nine pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Metro Diner features comfort food classics like the meatloaf plate, shrimp and grits, or their famous chicken and waffles with sweet strawberry butter. They also serve a wide variety of omelets, sandwiches, salads, burgers, soups, and more. You may recognize Metro Diner from the show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives! See Details
East End Eatery East End serves a full breakfast and soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch with plenty if vegetarian and vegan options. Fenced back patio is dog friendly. Please note that this is a 'cash only' establishment. See Details
Blaze Pizza Just down the road from Lake Kanapaha and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens right off State Rd 24 sits the dog-friendly Blaze Pizza, a cozy pizza place offering mouthwatering signature pies and relaxing outdoor seating. A crisp salad will hold off those hunger pangs while an artisan creation bakes in the oven. Choose from delicious options such as meat lovers, BBQ chicken, and white top. A tasty treat of s'mores pie or olive oil brownies makes a sweet way to cap off the meal. Dogs are welcome at one of the covered patio tables, weather permitting. Open 11am to 11pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am to midnight on Friday and Saturday. See Details
Fat Tuscan Fat Tuscan serves delicious authentic Mediterranean dishes and offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
One Love Cafe Fresh local cuisine, featuring flatbreads, salads, and unique daily specials Dogs are welcome in the spacious outdoor area that includes a tiki bar and fire pit. See Details
SweetBerries Eatery and Frozen Custard SweetBerries not only offers fresh frozen custard in a variety of flavors, but also a variety of regionally inspired sandwiches, salads, and soups all prepared fresh daily. After ordering at the walk-up window, there is a large patio area offering outdoor seating for you and your leashed Fido, complete with treats and water. See Details
Chop Stix Cafe Pan-Asian cuisine such as curry crab Rangoon, Korean kim chi, egg drop soup, and pad Thai noodle bowls. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Swamp Restaurant If you're looking for a great place to stop in for a meal, check out The Swamp Restaurant, which has twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. The Swamp is extremely convenient for Gators fans, and you can stop for a meal on the way to your pet-friendly tailgate! Grab one of their specialties like the spicy tuna bowl, fresh catch platter, or Hawaiian pork quesadilla, or try one of the burgers, sandwiches, soups, or salads. Make sure to pair your meal with one of their delicious specialty cocktails! See Details
Mcalister's Soup, salads, sandwiches and a covered outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. See Details
Swamp Head Brewery Swamp Head Brewery offers a wide selection of year-round, seasonal, and limited release beers served in a warm, inviting, and dog-friendly atmosphere. Patrons can sample a bold, diverse selection of Florida style brews like Cottonmouth, Wild Night, and Big Nose IPA. Food trucks are usually onsite on Friday and Saturday and outside eats are always welcome. Dogs are permitted inside the tasting room, but not on tours. Swamp Head Brewery opens at 4pm Tuesday through Thursday, 1pm Friday through Sunday, and is closed Mondays. See Details
La Fiesta La Fiesta serves traditional Mexican dishes and yummy desserts such as deep-fried ice cream and cheesecake chimichangas. Front and back patios are both dog friendly. See Details
Tijuana Flats Dogs are welcome on the outdoor covered patio. Servers have a dog water dish they they will offer. They are always very welcoming to dogs. See Details
Napolatano's Napolatano's serves pasta, pizza, and Catch of the Day specials. Outdoor patio in garden is dog friendly. See Details
Bento's Bento's offers a wide variety of sushi rolls and contemporary Asian entrees. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Peach Valley Cafe Peach Valley Cafe on SW 34th Street has ten dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your pup along to have breakfast or lunch. The Peach Valley Cafe is serving up comfort food classics and more. Stop in for breakfast when you can get dishes like Philly Steak and Crossaint Eggs Benedict, Buttermilk Drop Biscuits and Gravy, or Smoked Salmon and New York Style Bagel. For lunch, there's a selection of salads, soups, and sandwiches including Sante Fe Chicken Salad Wrap, Blackened Fish Reuben, and Classic Patty Melt. If you just need a pick me up, how about one of their freshly baked muffins and a drink from their espresso bar? See Details
Bagels and Noodles Besides bagels and noodles, menu also features omelettes, pizza, patty melts, and Mongolian beef entrees. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Curia on the Drag Curia on the Drag is part coffee shop, wine bar, and art gallery, offering a variety of libations in a casual, trendy setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from hot and cold coffee drinks, loose-leaf teas from across the globe, French, Italian, and California wine, and an array of popular domestic and foreign beers as well as craft brews from around the country. All outdoor patios and seating areas are dog friendly. They also serve a light plant-based menu of salads, sandwiches, and flatbreads. Curia is open from 7am to 11:59pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 11:59pm on weekends. See Details
Shuck Restaurant & Raw Bar Shuck Seafood Restaurant offers fresh oysters, po-boys, burgers, tacos, and flat iron steak. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details