Dog Friendly Restaurants in Indianapolis, IN

There are 56 restaurants in Indianapolis, IN 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!

Petite Chou by Patachou

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Great food and very nice place to eat with an outdoor terrace. Dogs are very welcome and are provided with water and a special doggie menu that includes Frosty Paws and cookies from Three Dog Bakery, located just around the block. People menu includes steak tartare, fried quail, seared halibut, and lamb merguez.

Chatham Tap Restaurant & Pub

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Chatham Tap Restaurant is dog friendly, has a great atmosphere and location, and the food is always really good.

Taste Cafe

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Taste Cafe is committed to providing gourmet meals made from locally sourced ingredients in a contemporary setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features egg sandwiches, Belgian waffles, fresh garden salads, hearty hot and cold sandwiches, tartines, and delicious dinner entrees such as slow roasted salmon and spicy pulled pork Tinga.

Cafe Patachou

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Cafe Patachou is dog- friendly and serves mouth watering breakfasts in a fun, relaxed atmosphere in Indianapolis.

Tibbs Drive-In

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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.

Brugge Brasserie

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Brugge Brasserie serves traditional Belgium cuisine in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that welcomes Fido on the downstairs patio, weather permitting.

Fire by the Monon

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Try the Dirty Mac & Cheese or Famous FishTacos and wash it down with one of 16 craft beers on tap. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Plump's Last Shot

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Plump's is one of the busiest bars in Broad Ripple during the summer months because of its outdoor patio. With dogs allowed on the deck, great drinks, and a menu of bar food and sandwiches, Broad Ripplers flock to Plump's to sit outside and drink on a cold beer in the sun, especially once the weather warms up in the spring.

Yats

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Yats serves up spicy Cajun cuisine that will make your taste buds dance with delight. The Louisiana inspired menu features jambalaya, red beans and smoked sausage, gumbo, drunken chicken, and for dessert, a delectable slice of peanut butta cream pie. Front sidewalk tables welcome non-aggressive dogs.

Edwards Drive-In Restaurant

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Edwards Drive-In Restaurant offers nostalgia mixed with great food, and because you eat in the car, it's doggy-friendly too!

Flatwater

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Causal bar and restaurant on the canal with plenty of outdoor seating. They provide dog bowls for your pet

Sahm's Tavern Downtown

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Located in the historic Gibson Building, Sahm's Tavern is a proud member of the Indianapolis downtown dining scene. Located on the corner of Michigan and Capitol, Sahm's Tavern offers over 50 parking spaces in our private lot. Downtown has never been better. Owner Michael Sahm brings years of Sahm's experience to the Tavern to provide a fun, energetic atmosphere to our beautiful Olde English inspired décor. Our kitchen staff is dedicated to serving fresh, simple, local food. We bake all of our breads and make our soups, sauces, and dressings from scratch.

Ralston's Drafthouse

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Ralston's Drafthouse is a "gastropub" featuring great menu options and a wide selection of beer and wine. Spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Patachou on the Park

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Breakfast and brunch in a modern space with speedy service. Fido is welcome in the outdoor seating area.

Napolese Pizzeria Fashion Mall

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The third Napolose location offers daily specials and the same tasty handmade pizzas. Dogs are welcome at outdoor seating.

Napolese Pizzeria Wine Bar

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The original Napolese offers handmade Neapolitan-style pizza in historic Indianapolis. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

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!

Napolese Pizzeria

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This Napolese Pizzeria is located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Carefully crafted pizza and a full cocktail menu. Fido is allowed at outdoor tables.

Broadripple Brew Pub

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Broadripple serves burgers, ribeye sandwiches, fish and chips, and smoking goat pizza. Spacious patio is dog friendly.

Cafe Patachou at River Crossing

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Casual breakfast and lunch fare with a pleasant ambiance, the Cafe Patachou at River Crossing welcomes Fido at their outdoor tables.

La Margarita

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Classic Mexican fare with an extensive agave collection and curated craft cerveza list. Dogs welcome at outdoor tables.

Scotty's Brewhouse

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Popular Indiana brewhouse chain serves bar and grill favorites such as burgers, sandwiches, pizza, wings, and blackened tilapia, plus an extensive selection of craft beer, signature cocktails, and whiskey. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Shoefly Public House

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Shoefly offers duck wings, pretzel flatbreads, roast chicken sandwiches, pork chops, and beer-battered walleye. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Pizzology Craft Pizza + Pub

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Pizzology Craft Pizza + Pub is a locally owned and operated restaurant that serves tasty pizza and pasta made from locally sourced ingredients and proteins. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Sushi Bar

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Sushi, soup, and chicken, beef, and seafood entrees. Outdoor deck welcomes well-behaved dogs.

Coal Yard Coffee

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Stop in for a latte and bring your furry four-legged friend. Coal Yard Coffee features a variety of coffee and tea products, local art, and great service. A laid back atmosphere, authentic atmosphere, and amazing coffee make Coal Yard Coffee a must visit.

Ale Emporium

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Ale Emporium serves over 200 domestic and imported beers to complement a food menu that includes thin crust and pan-style pizza, Buffalo wings, burgers, soft tacos, and pork tenderloin. Patio seating area is dog friendly.

El Meson

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El Meson features a full menu of traditional Mexican favorites, including burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, tacos, and avariety of combo dinner plates. Outdoor patio seating is dog friendly.

O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant

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O'Reilly's serves Irish nachos, boneless chicken tenders, pulled Apple Butter BBQ pork sandwiches, shepherd's pie, grilled lemon pepper cod, and fisherman's stew. The spacious patio is dog friendly.

Big Lug Canteen

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Colorful brewery with weekly rotating taps in a cool space with dog-friendly patio seating. Scratch-made menu features poutine, shrimp salad, chicken burritos, roast beef hoagies, Nashville wings, and fish and chips.

Loughmiller's Pub & Eatery

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Loughmiller's offers a warm, friendly atmosphere and an excellent menu that does not disappoint. Choose from tasty selections like boneless wings, pepper jack stuffed pretzels, hot bacon salad, fish and chips, and a variety of sandwiches and burgers. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

Moe & Johnny's

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Moe & Johnny's is a cozy neighborhood eatery that combines a sports bar, coffee shop, and dinner destination all into one. The varied menu offers smoked wings, pulled pork egg rolls, Buffalo chicken salad, Cajun burgers, naan sandwiches, baby back ribs, orange chicken chow mein, and specialty pizza. Outdoor porch is dog Friendly.

Ember Urban Eatery

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Ember is a quaint sixty seat restaurant located on the Cultural Trail in the ground level retail space at the Villaggio serving a variety of classic American menu items, including wings, Cobb salads, burgers, blackened fish sandwiches, baked penne, chicken Marsala, and brisket dinners. Dogs are welcome in front patio seating area.

Metazoa Brewing Co.

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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.

Centerpoint Brewing

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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.

Ritter's Frozen Custard

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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.

Upland Brewing Co. Tap House

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The Upland Tap House offers a scratch made menu, featuring local ingredients whenever possible. Plenty of delicious vegetarian options are available as well! And of course, there are 10 Upland beers on tap, along with a selection of wines. The large patio is a relaxing place to have a meal and a drink, and best of all is dog friendly.

Fireside Brewhouse

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Fireside Brewhouse serves up a tasty menu of creatively-named delights such as The Dude, Cool Hand Luke, Brood Witch, and the Luca Brazzi pizza. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Cobblestone Grill

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Cobblestone Grill is dog-friendly and serves American cuisine in a cozy, refined atmosphere with live music on weekends. Menu options include smoked salmon, BBQ bacon burgers, California chicken sandwiches, duck tacos, pork chops, fish and chips, and pasta Mediterranean. Opens at 11am Monday thru Saturday and 10am for Sunday brunch.

Muldoon's

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Hearty menu menu features such Irish classics as shepherd's pie, Irish beef-and-potato stew with Guinness broth, and hand-breaded fried cod fish ‘n’ chips. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Chatham Tap

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Neighborhood pub emphasizing sandwiches and appetizers. Wide range of draught and bottle beer from the best local breweries all the way to the best England and Europe have to offer.

Stacked Pickle

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Stacked Pickle offers juicy burgers, hearty sandwiches, tasty pizza, and a wide selection of cocktails. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Stacked Pickle

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Stacked Pickle is a great, dog friendly pub! Sports bar atmosphere with family friendly service! I've been bringing my dog to hang out on the patio here for years.

First Watch

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First Watch has been serving up delicious breakfast and lunches somewhere in the country since 1983. Egg sandwiches, omelettes, French toast, power bowls, salads, turkey burgers, and chicken salad melts are just some of the popular dishes available daily. Outside seating area welcomes dogs.

Courtney's Kitchen

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Courtney's serves salads, sandwiches, burgers, and menu favorites like fish and chips and Philly steak and cheese sliders. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs during the summer.

Culver's

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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.

Cafe Patachou in Carmel

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Cafe Patachou in Carmel offers French-inspired dishes made with fresh ingredients. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer.

Parky's Smokehouse

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Parky's smokes their meat “loooow and sloooow” over hickory and apple woods for unrivaled tenderness. Enjoy homemade soups, side dishes, dressings, and desserts developed from family recipes. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Stacked Pickle

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Menu offers wings, burgers, fish tacos, pizza, and a variety of daily specials. Outside seating area is dog friendly.

Benjamin's Coffeehouse & Delicatessen

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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.

Taxman Brewing Co

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Craft beer brewery and restaurant. Outdoor seating will accommodate dogs.

Panera Bread

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Panera Bread serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. They also have several bakery items. They have a comprehensive online menu with nutritional information. The outdoor seating is limited and adjacent to a parking lot, but it isn't bad.

Vino Villa

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In addition to a wide selection of reds and whites, Vino Villa offers small meat and cheese plates, soups, and salads. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Delullo's Trattoria

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Traditional Italian eatery serves salads, pasta, pizza, oven-baked hoagies, and chocolate fondant cake for dessert. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Luca Pizza

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Order a fresh pie at the counter and grab an umbrella table in the outdoor seating area where leashed dogs are welcome.