Dog Friendly Restaurants in Gurnee, IL

There are 47 restaurants in Gurnee, IL that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

Hearth Restaurant

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Hearth combines rustic decor with a classic menu to create a homestyle dining experience. Choose from hearty offerings such as crispy crab cakes, duck breast, rainbow trout, beef shortribs, and lemon cheesecake for dessert. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Kelsey Roadhouse

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Kelsey Roadhouse is pet friendly! Beautiful outdoor beer garden with shaded areas for your best friend and you to eat. The food is great. The people are great.

Chef's Station

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Chef's Station is known for sophisticated contemporary cuisine, a comfy ambiance, and a quaint dog-friendly patio. Menu includes escargots, seared wild gulf shrimp, oven roasted beet salad, pan roasted maple leaf duck breast, red wine braised beef short ribs, and cedar plank smoked Scottish salmon. Opens for dinner daily at 5pm.

Nirvana

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Nirvana is dog friendly and serves up fantastic food and wine. Outdoor patio welcomes Fido, weather permitting.

Standing Room Only

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Standing Room Only is a dog-friendly hometown restaurant that serves custom Philly style cheesesteaks like the Big Lou, Aloha, and Godfather. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables and treats and water are available. This seasonal restaurant is only open from early March through Labor Day.

John's Dock

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John's Dock offers a beautiful outdoor deck overlooking the Root River and Lake Michigan where dogs are always welcome.

Convito Cafe & Market

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Do your marketing, then stick around for a lovely French-Italian meal! Dine on the patio and Fido is welcome to join you.

Jesse Oaks

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Jesse Oaks serves burgers, pizza, quesadillas, and daily drink specials. Spacious patio welcomes dogs.

Le Peep

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Le Peep's diverse menu of breakfast and lunch delicacies includes Swedish waffles, down home sausage pie, and white lightning egg white omelettes.

Pita Inn

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You'd never expect fast food to be so healthy and tasty! Middle Eastern & Med. eats make for a quick meal. Dine with Fido on the patio in the summer.

D & J Bistro

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This suburban French bistro serves up haute cuisine at a fair price, and without any attitude. Dine outdoors and Fido is welcome to join you, weather permitting.

Docks Bar and Grill

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Enjoy scenic water views while sampling a menu that includes burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads, and house favorites like cheese lasagna, meatloaf, and boneless pork chops. Deck seating allows dogs.

Via Veneto Ristorante

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Via Veneto Ristorante has great food, plus they're dog friendly.

Superdawg

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Super Dawg is pet friendly! Brand spanking new edition of the Chicago original. Healthy, NOT. Yummmy? YES. Go old school, and dine in your car - just order via the little talking box, enjoy one of the outdoor tables, or grab a seat in the indoor dining area. Peaceful, clean and FUN!

Superdawg Drive-In

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This iconic landmark serves delicious burgers and fries. Eat outdoors and your pooch can join you.

Cafe Central

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This French bistro draws loyals jonesing for pommes frites and other French standards. Dine outside and they'll bring Fido a water bowl.

Port Edward

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Fantastic restaurant right off the fox river. Your dog can always be on the patio and on some days part of the proceeds of the dinner are donated to a local shelter.

Sandbar Bar & Grille

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Restaurant and beach bar. Dogs welcome outside. Beach has over 20 picnic tables with an additional 3 deck tables. Delicious homemade food and full bar.

Emerson's Ale House

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This is a pub in downtown Mount Prospect near the train station. The menu has burgers and more for lunch or dinner. There are a few outdoor tables that allow dogs.

Miramar Bistro

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Diners rave about the fare at this French spot with a Cuban flare. Exceptional service. Dine al fresco in the summer and your pet can join you.

Tighthead Brewing Company

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Excellent selection of microbrews with dog-friendly seating during the summer.

Lauretta's Italian Bake Shop & Cafe'

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This small restaurant offers good Italian food, nice wines, and delicious desserts. Dogs are allowed on the small outdoor patio, which only has a few tables.

Big Star Drive-In

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Big Star Drive In is a local favorite, serving tasty classics in a friendly atmosphere that both you and your dog will love. The restaurant is open from March 1st through Labor Day.

Copper Fiddle

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Great little place. Only serves bourbon and gin, but does it like it was ART! Very fun! Also, Dog friendly due to very cool owners.

Bill's Pizza & Pub

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Bill's Pizza & Pub is a family-friendly restaurant with a unique, comfortable, northwoods-inspired dining room. Our world renowned thin crust and double decker pizzas are outstanding! Also, try our delicious sandwiches and new desserts. The atmosphere at Bill's Pizza & Pub is relaxed, the beer is cold and served in a frosty mug, and the food is great. Throw your cares out the window and your peanut shells on the floor at Bill's. We have a beautiful pet-friendly patio that overlooks Mundelein's Diamond Lake.

The Spot Drive-In

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The Spot Drive-In is a local favorite for its fresh, tasty burgers that you can eat in your car with your pup in tow.

Bacchus Nibbles

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Family-owned restaurant offers a diverse menu that includes escargot, egg rolls, shrimp salad, pulled pork sandwiches, grilled Atlantic salmon, shepherd's pie, three-cheese ravioli, creme brulee for dessert, and an impressive selection of wine. Umbrella patio tables are dog friendly.

Lola's Pizza Palace

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Lola's serves custom pizza, salads, and pasta. Patio tables are dog friendly.

Dairy Queen

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Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his!

Coffee Pot

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Breakfast spot serves omelets, short stacks, and French toast. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Norton's

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Norton's serves burgers, sandwiches, and entrees like baby back ribs, chicken pot pie, and grilled salmon. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Kathy's Lakeside inn

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Kathy's serves burgers, sandwiches, and pizza. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Landmark Inn Bar and Grille

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Menu includes Buffalo wings, steak salad, sloppy Joe sandwiches, crab cake burgers, and grilled pork chops. The lower sidewalk cafe is dog friendly.

Dairy Queen

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Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his!

El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant

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Casual Mexican eatery serves an extensive menu of traditional dishes such as enchiladas, combo platters, and fajitas. Dogs are welcome on the spacious patio.

Dairy Queen

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Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his!

Dairy Star

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Dairy Star of Lincolnwood has been serving delicious ice cream, milkshakes, and floats for over 30 years. Dogs are always welcome.

Wine Knot

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A healthy selection of red and white wines to complement a food menu of sausage pizza, seared duck breast, honey gingered salmon, and Korean chicken stir fry. Outdoor patio allows dogs.

Beer Market

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Hundreds of craft beers by the bottle and a good variety of rotating tap beers. Food can be ordered/delivered from local eateries. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Tap House Grill

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Tap House serves shrimp tacos, juicy burgers, and beers on tap. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Egg Harbor Cafe

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Egg Harbor Café specializes in gourmet breakfast and lunch creations served in a warm, country setting. Menu includes lobster scramblers, pot roast skillets, Aztec omelettes, cinnamon roll French Toast, Swedish pancakes, black bean chicken chili, and California tuna melts. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Lake Bluff Brewing

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Year-round and seasonal brews, plus a food menu that includes twice fried duck wings, pulled pork sliders, and a brisket sandwich. Despite the somewhat confusing "no dogs" sign on the window, they are allowed at outside tables - just not inside.

Captain's Quarters

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Menu includes quesadillas, burgers, salads, and wraps. Tented patio picnic tables are dog friendly.

Eggsperience

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Sample a full breakfast menu, and salads, burgers, and wraps for lunch. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Reefpoint Brew House

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Reefpoint offers a wide selection of featured craft beer, beers on tap, and bottled brews. Food menu includes smokehouse BBQ nachos, BBQ platters, fish and chips, seared mahi mahi, Cajun shrimp tacos, brisket sandwiches, and mushroom and Swiss burgers. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.

Side Lot Brewery

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Of course, with a name like Side Lot Brewery, the brews had better be good. With craft beer, microbrews, craft spirits, boutique wine, and even locally-roasted coffee, one thing is for sure: No matter what your tastes, there’s a drink for you waiting at Side Lot. Dogs are welcome on the outside patio.