Dog Friendly Restaurants in Kensington, MD

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Kensington that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 1098 more nearby. 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 Kensington. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Java Nation
Java Nation Java Nation is an eclectic cafe with two dog-friendly tables where they will happily provide a water bowl for your pup. Their menu features a wide range of coffee, tea, smoothies, bubble tea, and other specialty drinks. To eat, they offer sandwiches, crepes, and baked goods. Java Nation is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 6pm, Saturday from 7am to 6pm, and Sunday from 8am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Vie De France Bakery & Cafe
Vie De France Bakery & Cafe Vie De France Bakery & Cafe offers grab and go as well as dine in cafe settings where you can enjoy a French snack with Fido. This location in Kensington offers dog-friendly seating outside with three tables. The menus include light bites like paninis, soup, sandwiches, and quiche. The bakery offers a huge range of traditional options like croissants, pastries, muffins, bread, and much more. Whether you are craving a sweet treat or just a light, freshly baked snack, Vie De France Bakery & Cafe has you covered. 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
Donut King Donut King specializes in handmade, fresh donuts but offers breakfast and lunch plates, too. They have four dog-friendly tables outside so Fido can enjoy a meal with you. They offer coffee, bagels, croissants, and breakfast platters. For lunch, you'll find deli sandwiches, wraps, pita sandwiches, and other light plates. Donut King is open Monday through Friday from 5am to 7pm, Saturday from 6am to 6pm, and Sunday from 6am to 3pm. See Details
Art and Soul Art and Soul is dog friendly! The restaurant features an inventive, Southern-inspired menu and modern cocktails with dog-friendly patio seating. Art & Soul has a dog menu with creatively named items like The Hungry Dawg and Peanut-Banana Pupsicles. The menu for humans features a varied array of delicious options including bacon cheddar cornbread, braised short rib empanadas, seared diver scallops, duck leg confit, and fried Amish chicken. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe Lost Dog Cafe's extensive menu includes salads, chili, chicken corn chowder, baked 3-cheese ziti, spinach lasagna, over 50 types of sandwiches, gourmet specialty pizza, and chunky apple pie for dessert. The back patio welcomes dogs. Lost Dog also works closely with their rescue service to find homes for stray pups. See Details
Chef Geoff's Chef Geoff's is known for its reliable, classic American cuisine, fabulous Sunday jazz brunches, and a spacious outdoor dining section that welcomes dogs. Menu features honey-sriracha wings, crispy calamari, Hawaiian pizza, jumbo lump crabcake sandwiches, wild mushroom ravioli, and Italian sausage penne, plus and extensive selection of craft cocktails and global wines. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Saturday, 10:30am on Sunday. See Details
Bastille This little Old Town bistro remains mostly undiscovered. Stop by for excellent French fare in a romantic setting. Pets welcome outdoors. See Details
Logan Tavern Fill up on delicious American comfort grub at this well-loved Logan Circle favorite where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Tasty menu options include ginger calamari, baked meatballs, PEI mussels, chipotle fried chicken, shrimp po'boys, bison burgers, and Cajun rubbed salmon. Opens at 11:30am during the week, 10:30am on weekends. See Details
Le Refuge Restaurant Le Refuge Restaurant is Old Town's oldest French restaurant, offering classics like Fresh Dove Sole and Frog Legs. And dogs are welcome! See Details
Chili's Southwestern style food with an outside patio that welcomes dogs. See Details
Union Pub Union Pub is a dog-friendly bar serving beer and a classic menu of food. Pets are welcome to join you on the weekend. See Details
Joe Theismann's Restaurant Whether meeting friends for dinner or gathering to watch the big game, Joe Theismann's Restaurant offers the perfect dining experience in a casual atmosphere where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. The seasonal menu features chef's favorites such as lobster roll sliders, BBQ shrimp, Maryland style crab cake sandwiches, almond crusted halibut, signature pork chops, and eggplant parmesan. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Chadwicks Boasting scenic views of the Potomac River, Chadwicks in Alexandria offers classic American surf and turf dishes in a warm, inviting atmosphere that welcomes dogs on the outdoor patio. Choose from savory options like creamy clam chowder, firecracker shrimp, Black Angus burgers, crab cake sandwiches, steak frites, BBQ ribs, and buttermilk fried chicken. Wash it all down with one of 50 foreign, domestic, and craft beers on tap or bottled. Front sidewalk tables are dog friendly. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Mrs. K's Restaurant & Barrel Bar This longstanding Silver Spring fine dining destination boasts a massive wine cellar and romantic gardens. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Virtue Feed and Grain Nice restaurant close to waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. See Details
The Wonderland Ballroom The Wonderland Ballroom is a neighborhood bar with tasty food and refreshing beer, a kickin' juke box, and a dog-friendly patio. Favorite menu options include quesadillas, jumbo wings, homemade chili, spicy sweet potato burritos, black and blue burgers, and southern fried chicken sandwiches. Call ahead for hours. See Details
Rhodeside Grill The dog-friendly Rhodeside Grill features a cozy neighborhood atmosphere and an eclectic American menu. Try delicious offerings such as smoked wings, shrimp and grits, Diablo chicken salad, taco burgers, pan seared salmon, and angry penne pasta, plus 12 beers on tap and a wide selection of bottled and canned brews. Dogs are welcome at outdoor umbrella tables during the summer. Opens at 11am during the week, 10:30am on Saturday, and 10am on Sunday. See Details
Lost Dog Cafe Dunn Loring The Original Lost Dog Café has rescued, sponsored and placed hundreds of abandoned and unwanted animals over the past 13 years. See Details
Whitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Whitlow's is a dog-friendly neighborhood bar serving traditional pub fare such as nachos, wings, Buffalo chicken salad, pulled pork sandwiches, smokehouse burgers, fried chicken, ribeye steak, and grilled salmon. Open 11am to 2am Monday thru Friday and 9am to 2am on weekends. See Details
White Oak Tavern Farm-to-table brewpub with up to 30 brews on tap. Barbecue, high-end burgers and sandwiches are your typical fare. Free pint glasses, handmade pizzas on Tuesdays. Picnic tables, fenced area for dogs. See Details
Denizens A variety of craft beer, plus a food menu that includes wings, pulled pork tacos, smoked beef brisket sandwiches, and baby back ribs. The 200-seat outdoor beer garden welcomes dogs. See Details
Clare and Don's Beach Shack Clare and Don's Beach Shack offers seafood and sandwiches in a casual setting with seating for dogs. See Details
Old Angler's Inn Nosh on fine New American fare in the gorgeous ambiance of this well-known Potomac staple. Pets are welcome on both the front outdoor patio and back beer garden patio. See Details
Commissary This laid-back neighborhood cafe lends itself well to everything from a cold afternoon beer to a tasty breakfast bite. Delicious menu options include chicken nachos, thin crust pizza, grilled salmon, steak frites, coconut curry stir fry, patty melts, and fish tacos. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer. Opens daily at 8am. See Details