Dog Friendly Restaurants in Kansas City, KS

There are 18 pet friendly restaurants in Kansas City 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 Kansas City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Woodyard Bar-B-Que
Woodyard Bar-B-Que Woodyard Bar-B-Que smokes up pulled pork, brisket, turkey, sausage, ham, burnt ends, ribs, and wings, served on sandwiches and platters with signature sides like cheesy corn and creamy coleslaw. Bring Fido along for a feast; the large dog-friendly patio out front and garden in back are perfect for your furry friend! Try the award-winning half-slab of baby back ribs, or a Smothered Sausage specialty sandwich topped with house-made sausage, chili, and cheese. The Burnt End Chili is a fan-favorite, featured in Food and Wine�s Best Chilis In America. Woodyard Bar-B-Que is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 8:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 3:30pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, located in Kansas City, is a casual, Southern-style eatery that specializes in tasty fried chicken dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, chicken, plates, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Fried Pickles served with a ranch dipping sauce, then chow down on a Two Piece Dark Plate with a thigh, leg, baked beans, slaw, and white bread. Or go for a plate of Chicken Tenders served with your choice of side (potato salad, fries, rice, mac and cheese, jalapenos, and more.) See Details
The Mason Jar - KC The Mason Jar is a laid-back Midwestern brewpub, bar, and grill serving up burgers and brews, plus hand-made pizzas, wings, and more. Fido is welcome at the dog-friendly outdoor seating area! Start off with Pretzel Sticks served with spicy mustard and queso, then go for an Island Spice pizza with pepperoni, jalapenos, pineapple, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese, or the Bacon/Bleu burger with Swiss and bleu cheese, Applewood bacon, spring mix, tomatoes, and caramelized onions on a pub bun. Don't miss the Happy Hour specials or signature cocktails! The Mason Jar is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00 midnight. See Details
Chiusanos PIzza Chiusano�s Brick Oven Pizzeria serves up authentic Italian-style pizzas, plus appetizers, sandwiches, and more in a casual, upscale environment. Bring Fido along to eight dog-friendly tables and build your own pizza on Chiusano�s twice-kneaded dough. Choose from toppings like mushroom, capers, ground beef, and goat cheese, or go for Chef Roberto�s special topped with elk sausage, garlic, spinach, anchovy, Kalamata olives, fresh basil, and mozzarella. Don�t miss the Crab Cheese Dip appetizer with grilled pita, or the Grilled Chicken Alfredo pasta dish. Finish it off with Bread Pudding or Fried Apples! Chiusano�s Brick Oven Pizzeria is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Pizza Studio Pizza Studio, located in Kansas City, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a tasty assortment of pizzas and salads. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Beast Pizza - a parmesan crust topped with tomato blend, freshly-grated mozzarella, pepperoni, meatballs, shaved ham, bacon, and pork sausage. Or go for the Truffled Mushroom - a rosemary-herb crust topped with garlic alfredo, mozzarella, truffle-roasted mushrooms, fresh parmesan, and baby spinach! 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
Jones Bar-B-Q Jones Bar-B-Q, located in Kansas City, KS, is a casual, pet friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The Jones family has made their sauce from scratch daily for decades. Food is also prepared fresh daily and when they run out, they run out. Call ahead orders are welcome. Their specialties are beef, turkey, ham, rib tips, and sausage served on platters or sandwiches. Sides include cole slaw, potato salad and baked beans. See Details
Topp'd Pizza Topp�d is a fast-casual pizzeria dishing out simple, fresh pies, such as specialties like the Greek, Chicken Florentine, and Margherita pizzas, served personal-size or to share, plus subs, entree-sized salads, small plates, and more. Five Fido-friendly tables are fit for your pet, so bring him along and try a Buffalo Chicken personal pizza with buttermilk dressing, blue cheese, marinated buffalo chicken, and buffalo sauce, or go for the Veggie Grinder sub. You can always build your own pizza! Topp�d is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Jose Pepper's This Mexican restaurant on Village W Parkway has eight dog-friendly tables outside. The story behind the first Jose Pepper's is colorful. In 1986, Jose Pepper's parents disappeared mysteriously and bequeathed their son twenty-six dollars and his mother's recipe book. With this book in hand, Jose knew he should honor his parents by opening a restaurant built on the foundations of his mother's cooking. Today, they specialize in enchiladas and offer a variety of classic and modern fillings, such as chicken and avocado enchiladas, seasoned chicken in two corn tortillas baked with jalapeno cream sauce, topped with guacamole and served with Mexican rice and refried beans. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Village W Parkway has six pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Kansas City locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. 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
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving Kansas City locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Village W Parkway can head to one of Applebee's eight outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on Southwest Boulevard offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on State Avenue offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Kansas City locals and tourists alike. Culver's offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a heap of Wisconsin Cheese Curds alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of premium chicken dishes, sandwiches, hearty soups, fresh salads, ButterBurgers, sides, and dinners such as North Atlantic Cod, Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp, Beef Pot Roast, and Chopped Steak. Those with room for dessert can indulge in fresh frozen custard, shakes, malts, or a float. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on Village W Parkway offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on Kaw Drive offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Kansas City, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Kansas City, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
Grinders The dog-friendly Grinders, in the heart of Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District, serves up great food and fabulous beers seven days a week. Check out our specialty New York style pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, authentic Philly style cheesesteaks, fresh salads, and world famous Death Wings. Wash it all down with a selection from on of the most diverse beer lists in Kansas City. Dogs are welcome at back picnic tables. See Details
Lidia's Italy Lidia's is home to celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, an award-winning TV host and author. Her restaurant serves hearty Italian derived from contemporary recipes. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Westside Local Westside Local offers casual comfort food and a wide selection of beer and cocktails. Fido can join you outside in the beer garden patio. See Details
Rock & Brews Combining classic rock with rockin' good food, Rock & Brews offers burgers, sandwiches, signature wings, Kansas City style baby back ribs, five cheese mac 'n cheese, pizza, and a refreshing selection of craft beer. The outdoor patio is dog friendly with a doggie menu, so bring your furry friend to share in the fun. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is dog-friendly and scoops up ice cream treats that keep families coming back for more! See Details
Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout Happy Gillis welcomes dogs on their seasonal patio and serves tasty breakfast and lunch fare, including biscuits and gravy, yogurt with granola, rich and hearty soups, gourmet sandwiches, and crisp salads. The dog-friendly patio is open only during warm weather. Open 8am to 3pm Tuesday thru Saturday, 9am to 3pm on Sunday. Closed on Mondays. See Details