Dog Friendly Restaurants in Galveston, TX

There are 38 pet friendly restaurants in Galveston 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 Galveston. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mosquito Cafe
Mosquito Cafe Mosquito Cafe is local favorite for any time of day. Back patio has 5-6 tables and welcomes pets. See Details
Pet Friendly Yaga's Cafe
Yaga's Cafe Yaga's serves sandwiches, hand-tossed pizza, and chef specials like roasted jerk chicken and funky fajitas. Outdoor patio seating area is dog friendly. Call ahead to ensure availability.
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Stuttgarden Tavern on the Strand Stuttgarden serves burgers, sandwiches, and entrees like bangers & mash and German meatballs. Plus, plenty of foreign and domestic beers on tap. See Details
Tipsy Turtle Seaside Bar & Grill Tipsy Turtle Seaside Bar & Grill, located in Galveston, TX, is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. With a beachfront view, enjoy appetizers like Frito Pie, wings, gator bites, and corn dogs, a variety of pizza, sandwiches, tacos, specialty drinks, beer and more. See Details
The West End Marina West End serves redfish tacos, pasta, and chicken, beef, and seafood entrees. Dogs are welcome on the spacious covered patio. See Details
Galveston Island Brewing Located just a block from the beach, Galveston Island Brewing serves refreshing craft beer and tasty pub eats in a relaxed and rustic setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can select from 11 taps of flagship, seasonal, and one-off brews, then dig into signature soft pretzels, hearty sandwiches, and a variety of delicious offerings from local food trucks. Dogs can join their owners in the spacious outdoor seating area. Galveston Island Brewing is open Monday through Thursday 3pm to 9pm, Friday 3pm to midnight, Saturday noon to midnight, and Sunday noon to 9pm. See Details
Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar on Postoffice Street is home to four pet-friendly tables outside. Their kitchen churns out a menu full of authentic flavors that they describe as a cross between San Francisco and New Orleans. You can order steamed little necks or mussels and a fine selection of gumbo options, including chicken and sausage, prime rib, seafood, and mumbo gumbo, served with shrimp, crab, oyster, chicken, sausage, and prime rib. In addition to their gumbo and seafood, their chefs assemble a team of po' boys on freshly baked baguettes, complimented with Tabasco-infused mayonnaise and sweet potato fries on the side. See Details
Joe's Crab Shack Extensive selection of surf and turf, including steampots, buckets of crab, Southern stuffed shrimp, cedar roasted salmon, rib-eye steak, and chipotle bacon cheeseburgers. Covered outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Willie G's Seafood & Steak House Willie G's Seafood & Steak House offers a refined and timeless steakhouse experience where you can dine with Fido. This location on Harborside Drive offers pet-friendly deck seating outside with seven tables. The menu provides a broad selection of familiar seafood favorites like raw bar options, crab, lobster, fish, and more. Steaks include popular cuts like top sirloin, ribeye, New York strip, and filet. Don't miss out on the diverse beverage menu with cocktails, margaritas, and beer along with an extensive wine list with the perfect libations to pair with your meal. See Details
Porch Cafe Porch Cafe, located in Galveston, TX, is a high-end bistro that serves up a variety of delicious fare with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Bloody Mary Ceviche with shrimp, scallops, pico de gallo, fresh lime, and house Bloody Mary mix. Next, tuck into the Almond Snapper and Scallops - almond-crusted local snapper, seasonal grits, jumbo scallops, asparagus, and orange beurre blanc. Or go for the Angus NY Strip Au Poivre with cognac melange pepper cream, mashed potatoes, and vegetable medley. Porch Cafe is open Wednesday through Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, Friday from 11am to 9pm, Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
Woody's Woody's, located in Galveston, TX, is a casual bar that serves up a variety of drinks on an open-air beachfront deck. They boast daily drink specials, live music, a pool, and gulf views. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your day. Woody's is open daily from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Marina Bar & Grill Marina Bar & Grill, located in Galveston, TX, is a casual waterfront joint that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty 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 Wings Over the Horizon - crispy chicken wings tossed in your choice of sauce (Mild, Spicy, Garlic Parmesan, Lemon Pepper, or Honey BBQ). Next, chow down on the Oyster Basket - cornmeal-battered and fried oysters served with fries. Or go for the Southern View Burger topped with bacon, cheddar, BBQ sauce, jalapenos, and an onion ring on Texas toast. See Details
Katie's Seafood House Katie's Seafood House Proudly is a waterfront restaurant in Galveston, TX serving only fresh, boat-to-table seafood on a spacious dog-friendly patio. Guests with dogs must see the hostess first to be shown an alternate side entrance to access outdoor seating. Enjoy menu items such as seafood nachos or ceviche, burgers, poboys, seafood platters, as well as other meat and chicken dishes. See Details
Sugar Bean Coffee and Cream Sugar Bean Coffee and Cream is a classic cafe with a cozy atmosphere and coastal feel. You can grab a simple cup of joe or specialty drink with Fido since they have several dog-friendly seats around the cafe outside. They offer seasonal selections like the fall flavors of pumpkin chai, s'mores, and caramel apple spice. You can find lattes, steamers, smoothies, tea, and more. The cafe also offers baked treats and sandwiches from local shops. You can cool off with a sweet scoop of ice cream, too. Sugar Bean is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 7pm and Sunday from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Darlene's Shrimp Shack Darlene's Shrimp Shack, located in Galveston, TX, is a casual food truck that serves up a variety of delicious seafood. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Try their jumbo shrimp basket in your favorite flavor (garlic parmesan, Cajun, sweet pepper onion garlic, coconut, buffalo, lemon pepper, spicy bbq, and more). Darlene's Shrimp Shack is open daily from 5am to 12am. See Details
Number 13 Number 13, located in Galveston, TX, is an elegant steakhouse-style eatery that serves upscale dishes (business casual attire is recommended.) Fido is welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly outdoor tables available on their downstairs terrace. Start off with an order of the Mussels Calabrese - PEI mussels with Calabrese pepper, lardon, champagne, parsley, garlic, shallot, butter, and house-baked focaccia. Next, tuck into the Gotcha Deluxe 13 Cheeseburger topped with house-cured bacon, bleu aioli, caramelized onions, 13 sauce, and a fried egg, served with steak fries. Or go for the Wet Aged USDA Certified Angus Prime Rib Eye Steak with the sauces and toppings of your choice (shallot pinot demi, chimichurri, lobster, bone marrow, foie gras, and more.) Number 13 is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Bahama Buck's Gluten-free and celiac-friendly, Bahama Buck's is a dog-friendly shop serving frozen, tropical desserts to Galveston locals and tourists alike. Dog owners wanting to indulge in a frozen sweet can do so in the sunshine alongside Fido at one of Bahama Buck's two outdoor tables. The shop's menu includes smoothies, frostalattes, freshly-squeed frozen and iced lemonades, paradise fruit, and shaved ice in ninety-one original gourmet flavors such as Jamaican Rum, Cheesecake, Apple, Fuzzy Navel, Pink Bubblegum, Root Beer Float, Super-Sour Flavors such as Warheads and Blue Raspberry, and Thin Ice Flavors including Cherry, Pina Colada, and Toasted Coconut. 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
Russo's New York Pizzeria Russo's New York Pizzeria, located in Galveston, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pizza, calzones, sandwiches, pasta, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Calamari Fritti seasoned with sea salt and pepper, then lightly fried, served with Russo's homemade marinara. Next, chow down on the Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza topped with fresh Roma tomatoes, thinly-sliced prosciutto, sweet basil, arugula, mozzarella, fresh garlic, and organic extra virgin olive oil. Or go for the Margherita Pie topped with Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, mozzarella, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil. If pizza isn't your thing, try the Italian Deli Sandwich with prosciutto, soppressata salami, ham, mortadella, provolone, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, and olive dressing. See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
Sharky's Tavern Sharky's Tavern, located in Galveston, TX, is a casual pizzeria and bar that serves up a variety of delicious drinks, wood-fired pizza, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Sharky's Tavern is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Star Drug Store There are a few pet-friendly outdoor tables at Star Drug Store. Star is the oldest Drug Store in Texas and is serving breakfast, lunch, and soda fountain treats. Stop by early for traditional egg dishes, pancakes, and more. For lunch, you can get dishes like Island Curry Chicken Salad, Pimento Cheese sandwiches, and the Old-Fashioned Patty Melt. For something sweet, there are sundaes, shakes, and ice cream galore. Ask your server for the dessert of the day. Open daily 8:30am to 3:00pm. See Details
Taco Cabana Taco Cabana is a casual Mexican cafe with an eclectic menu and pet-friendly seating. This location in Galveston offers ten tables outside where you can dine with Fido. Mains feature tacos, flautas, burritos, fajitas, tacos, and other popular staples. You can find hearty combination plates like the Mexico Plate or Steak Street Taco Plate. There are plenty of cheese and bean options, too, for vegetarian diners. Taco Cabana also serves breakfast options with breakfast tacos, eggs, and burritos. You can wrap that all up with a cinnamon sugar sopapillas with honey or dulce de leche dipping sauce. 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
Shark Shack Beach Bar & Grill Shark Shack Beach Bar & Grill is a trendy restaurant in the Historic Strand District of Galveston, TX that serves a diverse menu and cocktails. Choose from a variety of options like bacon-wrapped barbeque shrimp, deep-fried calamari, creamy shrimp fondue, Texas barbecue burgers, red fish and pasta jambalaya. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables along the sidewalk. See Details
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's Italian Ice on Seawall Boulevard has pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Rita's Italian Ice has dozens of flavors of Italian ices, cream ices, soft serve custard and more. You can choose from flavors like Swedish Fish, Pumpkin Pie, and Green Apple. Get your ice or cream turned into Mistos Shakes, Milkshakes, or Frozen Drinks. Try a Gelati, which is custard on top of an Italian ice, or the Blendini, which blends custard with your choice of toppings. 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