Dog Friendly Restaurants in Key West, FL

There are 70 restaurants in Key West, FL 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!

Blue Heaven

If your pooch can handle the random chickens, roosters and cats roaming around, then she is welcome to join you at Blue Heaven! A kitschy tribute to the funkiness that is Key West, Blue Heaven is known for an its incredible breakfast menu - homemade granola, pecan pancakes, shrimp and grits. If breakfast isn't really your thing, there is plenty of Caribbean-inspired local seafood on the lunch and dinner menus to tempt you. Leashed dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Schooner Wharf Bar

Chill out with your pup at Schonner Wharf Bar in Key West. The atmosphere is great, and sometimes there's live music on the outdoor stage.


Located in a historic 1800s clapboard landmark building in the heart of Old Town, Sarabeth's offers fresh, updated classic American cooking in a relaxed, upscale environment where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Menu favorites include cheese omelettes, pumpkin waffles, roasted turkey club sandwiches, sauteed shellfish cake, yellowtail snapper, and filet mignon. Opens at 8am Tuesday thru Sunday; closed Mondays.

New York Pasta Garden

The New York Pasta Garden offers Italian favorites and dog-friendly seating.

Hogfish Bar & Grill

Hogfish serves lobster rolls, poor boys, shrimp, wings, and the famous lobster pot pie. Covered patio seating welcomes Fido.

SHOR American Seafood Grill

Eat lunch outside at SHOR dog-friendly patio) where the seafood is consistently good and the view of the ocean is amazing.

Smokin' Tuna Saloon

Outdoor dog-friendly courtyard and bar with live entertainment nightly.


Salute! On The Beach features Italian prepared cuisine with an island twist. A menu of lighter, Caribbean-influenced takes on Italian classics with fresh breads, vegetables and local seafood. It's a Key West tradition for locals and visitors alike. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Nine One Five Bistro & Wine Bar

Find lovely food and terrace dining (pets welcome) at this charming bistro and wine bar. Great spot for people-watching on Duval St.

Pepe's Cafe & Steakhouse

Locals flock to Pepe's for 99 cent draft specials, delicious surf & turf menu options, and rustic atmosphere.

Hurricane Hole

Enjoy fresh seafood at a dockside table, where Fido is welcome to join you.

Island Dogs Bar

Island Dogs' tasty menu includes oysters on the half shell, burgers, Buffalo chicken pizza, fish tacos, and grilled Florida lobster. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Willie T's

Located on famous Duval Street, this lively and popular bar, restaurant, and live music venue specializes in varied surf and turf dishes, refreshing drinks, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Tasty menu options include conch chowder, seared jumbo sea scallops, BBQ chicken pizza, grilled center cut ribeye, sauteed yellowtail snapper, and shrimp fettuccine a la vodka. Dogs are welcome in the bar outdoor area and front patio. Opens daily at 10am.

Croissants de France

Amazing Key West bakery and bistro offering excellent breakfast and lunch dishes with a French and Caribbean spin. Favorite menu choices include cinnamon brioche French toast, ham and cheddar omelettes, blueberry pancakes, shrimp salad, curry chicken sandwiches, and grilled sirloin steak. Open daily 7:30am to 9pm.


Azur has a lovely patio where Fido gets a water bowl and people dine on accomplished coastal Mediterranean dishes. Excellent Sunday brunch

B.O.'s Fish Wagon

B.O.'s Fish Wagon is a cute outdoor shack that offers tasty fish sandwiches and plenty of seating for your pooch.

Six-Toed Cat

The varied menu at Six-Toed Cat features steak and egg burritos, lobster Benedict, and stuffed French toast. Outdoor dining area is dog friendly.

Cuban Coffee Queen

Sample from the great menu and coffee selection. There are no tables, but benches are dog friendly.

Geiger Key Pub & Grill

Order a fish taco or Grouper sandwich and sit waterside at a Tiki table with your dog.

Banana Cafe

Popular cafe serves tasty crepes, soups, salads, and sandwiches. Balcony and downstairs patio both welcome dogs when they are open for table service.

Half Shell Raw Bar

Huge selection of seafood entrees with a dog-friendly patio.

Martin's Cafe

Martin's Cafe, an upscale German eatery, has reasonable prices and continental cuisine. Pet-friendly and dogs get water!

Santiago's Bodega

Santiago's Bodega offers fresh-baked pitas and fabulous tapas, and water for your dog. Outstanding wines and reasonable prices.

Harpoon Harry's


Mangia Mangia

Mangia Mangia has classic Italian comfort food and welcomes small dogs in its lovely garden atmosphere. Fresh homemade pasta! Fido is welcome at the outdoor tables.

Cafe Sole

Cafe Sole serves a menu consisting of French and seafood dishes. Dogs are more than welcome at the outdoor portion of the restaurant if it's not overcrowded.

Old Town Mexican Cafe

Outside seating. Very friendly. They brought our dog a bowl of water when we 1st sat down.

The Afterdeck Bar at Louie's Backyard

The Afterdeck Bar at Louie's Backyard offers a menu of Caribbean-American cuisine and dog-friendly oceanfront setting. Sophisticated options include Bahamian conch chowder, beef carpaccio, grilled tuna, glazed duck breast, and pan-roasted free range chicken. Dog are only allowed in the bar area up until 5pm, not at the dining tables. Opens daily at 11:30am.


Kelly's offers Caribbean inspired dishes in addition to a plethora of wines from across the globe. Spacious outdoor seating area is Fido friendly.

Bistro 245

Bistro 245 serves eggs, pancakes, spicy smoked turkey tacos, and protein smoothies. Open-air outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Waterfront Brewery

Delicious local seafood and no less than eight different brews on tap. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Garbo's Grill

Garbo's Grill is a wildly popular food cart that's been serving Key West locals and tourists since 2009. Their eclectic menu features Korean BBQ tacos, umamiburgers, and mango hot dogs. Fidos are welcome at the outdoor tables adjacent to the cart.

Turtle Kraals

Diverse menu offers aged ribeye steak, mahi mahi, grilled burgers, and fajitas. Outdoor tables with harbor views are dog friendly.

Don's Place

Great local pub with Guinness on tap. Your pup can sit beside you on the barstools here.

Charlie Mac's

Experience the Best Smoke in Key West. Charlie Mac's Key West BBQ Restaurant offers freshly smoked brisket, pulled pork, baby back ribs, and chicken wings. Also serve southwestern burgers, fish and chips, and Buffalo shrimp. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Sunset Pier

Al fresco Gulf-side waterfront dining, picturesque sunsets, and a menu that offers refreshing mojitos and margaritas, hearty Cuban and pulled pork sandwiches, and spicy ribs and kabobs is what patrons will find at Sunset Pier, part of the luxurious Ocean Key Resort and Spa. Outdoor tables along the pier are dog friendly.

Outback Steakhouse

This popular Australian-themed national chain of steakhouses offers generous portions of delicious surf and turf comfort food in a casual atmosphere with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Besides choice cuts of sirloin, ribeye, and filet mignon, a menu packed with bold flavors features grilled shrimp, steamed lobster tail, parmesan-herb crusted chicken, baby back ribs, and pork porterhouse. Opens daily at 11am.

The Bier Boutique

Belly up to the bar/outdoor service window with Fido at your side and order a Mad River TBLT, fish and chips, bison burger, and a refreshing craft beer. Dogs bowls are available.

Key Plaza Creperie

You will be surprised how excellent this little restsurant is!

The Rum Bar

If rum is your drink of choice, stop by Duval Street's finest rum purveyor. Savor a mojito, pain killer, or dark & stormy. Take in a stunning sunset at an outdoor table with Fido at your side.

2 Cents Restaurant & Pub

Classic and unusual fine dining menu items include, duck confit nachos, chicken fried oysters, Buffalo shrimp salad, and roasted bone marrow. Enclosed outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Bistro Sole'

Bistro Sole's ever-changing menu includes escargots, lamb ribs, local snapper, duck confit, and prime rib. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly.

Salty Angler Restaurant and Bar

The Salty Angler serves tacos, quesadillas, chicken thighs, local catch fish filet, pulled pork, and beef brisket. Dogs are welcome at patio tables and smoked pork bones are available for Fido.

Big John's Pizza

Big John's is recognized by local Conchs as serving the best of thin crust pizza and Italian favorites. Best of all, they are dog friendly at outdoor seating. Located right beside The Key's Plaza Creperie.

Shrimp Road Bar & Grill

Revel in the taste of Old Key West at the Shrimp Road Bar & Grill. Menu includes coconut fried shrimp, chicken skewers, burgers, and catch of the day po'boys. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Southernmost Beach Cafe

For a relaxing and laid-back oceanfront dining experience, stop by the Southernmost Beach Cafe, a stylish open-air eatery offering flavorful Key West style cuisine and dog-friendly outside seating. Early risers can dig into hearty breakfast fare such as mimosas and bloody Marys, corned beef hash, three little pigs omelets, biscuits and gravy, and shrimp and grits, while the lunch and dinner crowd feasts on tasty delights like conch chowder, wings, bacon cheddar burgers, BBQ pork sandwiches, duck fried rice, grilled lobster, drunken scallops, and filet mignon. Dogs can sit with their owners in the outdoor seating area, but food must be ordered inside and brought to tables. Southernmost Beach Cafe is open from 7am to 9:30pm seven days a week.

The Lobster Shack

The Lobster Shack is open daily from 11:00am to 6:00pm, and is happy to serve up fresh, delicious seafood dishes. Bring your pup along and snag a seat at their pet-friendly outdoor picnic table. Choose from a variety of lobster roll options including the Key Lime, the New England, the Lobster BLT, and more. For those who aren't afraid of a bit of spice, try the Diablo roll, with fresh lobster, sriracha, jalapenos, and mayo. According to previous guests, The Lobster Shack also makes a mean lobster grilled cheese that both kids and adults love.

Firefly Key West

Firefly Key West is a relaxed, local restaurant that serves modern Southern fare. There are two dog-friendly tables outside at the front of the restaurant so it's recommended that you make reservations to ensure you and your pup get a seat. The restaurant is located at the southeastern side of Key West and is about a mile from the Higgs Beach Dog Park. On the menu, you'll find Southern dishes such as Shrimp and Grits or Diesel's Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf. The drinks menu includes a variety of beer, wine, and cocktails.

Red Fish Blue Fish

The dog-friendly Red Fish Blue Fish offers a wide selection of American seafood classics in a festive, relaxed atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Popular menu choices include seared ahi tuna salad, shrimp po'boys, Cajun chicken sandwiches, jambalaya, Baja mahi tacos, citrus salmon, blackened sirloin Bearnaise, whole fried snapper, and for dessert, key lime pie and chocolate cheesecake. Complement the meal with a refreshing pina colada, banana daiquiri, key lime mojito, or sunset margarita. Dogs can join their owners on the spacious outdoor patio. Red Fish Blue Fish is open from 11am to 10pm seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Palm Haven

Located at the lavish DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Grand Key West, the dog-friendly Palm Haven Restaurant serves a wide array of fresh seafood dishes in a relaxed and inviting setting. Popular menu choices include conch chowder, tuna tataki, spinach salad, spicy shrimp and pasta, fish tacos, fresh catch sandwiches, coconut encrusted mahi mahi, grilled churassco steak, roasted pork tenderloin, chicken Saltimbocca, and Caribbean seafood tortellini. Complement the meal with a glass of house wine, cold draft beer, or refreshing craft cocktail. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor bar area only. Palm Haven Restaurant is open from 6am to 10pm seven days a week.

Ocean Grill & Bar

The dog-friendly Ocean Grill & Bar serves a wide range of international influenced seafood dishes in a relaxed, contemporary setting in the heart of vibrant downtown Key West. The varied breakfast and dinner menus feature delicious options such as jumbo shrimp and grits, crab cake Benedicts, banana nut pancakes, lobster bisque, caprese salad, short rib sliders, pan seared yellowfin tuna, seafood risotto, clams and mussels with chorizo, grilled skirt steak. and lamb chops Casablanca. Dogs are welcome in the spacious outdoor seating area that sits up to 70 people. Ocean Grill & Bar is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week.

Juan loves lucy

Juan Loves Lucy serves up authentic and delicious Cuban food with quick and friendly service. Don't miss this back alley eatery, as guests have said that it's easy to miss but hard to forget once you experience it. Choose from menu options like Cuban-style pork, sweet plantains, fresh seafood, sandwiches, conch fritters, and more. Grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and wash your meal down with an icy cold beer. The friendly and accommodating staff at Juan Loves Lucy will make sure that you leave full and happy.

Cork & Stogie

As the name suggests, Cork & Stogie is all about wine and cigars, served in a converted Duval Street home that welcomes dogs and their owners to share in the fun together. In addition to an extensive selection of global wines, they also offer 14 rotating taps of craft brews and over 100 more in bottles and cans. There is no official food menu, although snacks are available and light fare is often served throughout the week. It's a great spot to hang with friends, family, and Fido when visiting Key West. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome both inside and outside. Cork & Stogie is open from 10am to 7pm seven days a week.

Bobalu's Southern Cafe

Babalu's Southern Cafe serves a little bit of everything from seafood and sandwiches to wings and pizza. The atmosphere is laid back and they even have the option of bringing your own catch in to be prepared fried, blackened, grilled, or broiled. There are a few dog-friendly seats available on the front porch as long as you order your meal to go. Babalu's is well known for their award winning chicken wings with your choice of sauces. The dinner plates include house specialties like Bo's Meatloaf as well as fresh local seafood like the Stuffed Hogfish.

Frita's Cuban Burger Cafe

Frita's Cuban Burger Cafe is open daily from 8:00am to 11:00pm, and their menu boasts a myriad of choices sure to suit any palate. While they are famous for their burgers, they also have options like tacos, quesadillas, salads, conch fritters, and more. Bring your pup along and have a seat on their pet-friendly outdoor patio. Try their Traditional Frita Burger - a beef and pork patty seasoned with garlic and Spanish spices, topped with onion and Frita sauce, and piled high with crispy fried house julienne potato on a freshly-baked Cuban roll.

La Creperie French Cafe

La Creperie French Cafe specializes in authentic crepes and tasty breakfast and lunch fare in a cozy, cheerful setting that welcomes dogs in the outside seating area. A French-inspired menu features onion soup, quiche Lorraine, smoked salmon omelettes, croque Monsieur, Italian sandwiches, galettes, and a wide array of sweet crepes that includes red velvet, caramel with banana, assorted fruits, maple syrup with walnuts and ice cream, pineapple and honey, and berry with cream cheese. Dogs can sit with their owners at front outdoor tables. La Creperie French Cafe is open from 7:30am to 3pm seven days a week.

Prime Steakhouse

Prime Steakhouse has become one of the premier steakhouses in Key West. While reservations are encouraged, there's no need to leave Fido behind. They have about 10 dog-friendly tables outside for you and your pup to have a classy dinner. While their steak dishes like the Prime's Signature Bone-In Ribeye are their claim to fame, Prime also serves several other lush entrees such as the Whole Florida Yellowtail Snapper or the Bone-In Veal Chop. You'll also find an extensive wine list that will pair well with whatever dish you choose. Make sure to save room for dessert or enjoy a post-meal drink.

Kennedy Cafe

The Kennedy Cafe is open daily from 7:00am to 12:00am, and is happy to serve up fresh and authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Kennedy Cafe is a pet-friendly establishment, so bring Fido along to enjoy the day. Choose from menu options like wings, hot and cold sandwiches, pasta, Greek dishes, specialty pizzas, and more! If you've never tried a Russian beer before, let their friendly and helpful staff guide you to one that you are sure to enjoy. Try their Pelmini - housemade tortellini with sour cream, or gnosh on some of their hummus, housemade with chickpeas, tahini sesame paste, fresh lemon juice, and garlic.

Orchid Bar

The Orchid Bar sits off the beaten track and is well loved by both locals and visitors. While the hotel property and poolside seating are not pet friendly, the glass mosaic bar has high top seating where you are welcome to sit with Fido as long as your pet is well behaved. The bar is open almost all day long, serving breakfast until 10:00 am and drinks long into the night. The cocktails are handcrafted by the Orchid Bar mixologists and the bar itself has an intimate, laid back atmosphere. The Orchid Bar offers a quiet oasis away from the bustle of the surrounding tourist towns.

Panini Schamini

Open daily from 9:00am to 8:00pm, Panini Schamini is happy to serve up made-to-order sandwiches with delicious, fresh ingredients. They are a pet-friendly establishment, so bring Fido along while you choose from menu options like paninis, wraps, salads, fresh juices, and more. Try their Spicy Chicken panini, with roasted peppers and onions, provolone, and chipotle. Or if you're in the mood for a milder bite, chow down on their pasta salad made with penne, sundried tomato pesto, olives, green onions, pepperocini, and parmesan cheese. Panini Schamini has a number of vegetarian options available on their menu, as well.

Key West Bait & Tackle

Located at the Key West Bait and Tackle Shop, the dog-friendly Live Bait Lounge offers ice cold beer, good conversation, and plenty of beach ambiance in a casual and lively setting. Patrons can select from an abundant inventory of draft and bottled craft brews from across the country and globe. Whether fishing is on the itinerary of daily activities or not, a stop at the Live Bait Lounge for a few relaxing drinks makes any trip to Key West complete. Dogs can join their owners at outdoor tables. Live Bait Lounge is open 7am to 7pm seven days a week.


Rechecked. None of their regular outdoor tables are DF. They can put a table on small brick section besides srtairs, but rarely do because sidewalk is so busy.

Kermit's Original Key

For everything key lime pie and key lime flavored, stop by Kermit's Original Key Lime Shoppe, a charming and colorful Duval Street staple that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can sample what is regarded by many, including the Food Network, as some of the country's best key lime pie. Grab a hearty slice, or shop for other key lime goodness such as cookies, salsa, taffy, chutney, jelly beans, and tea. No trip to Key West is complete without a visit to Kermit's. Dogs can sit with their owners at outdoor porch tables. Kermit's Original Key Lime Shoppe is open from 10am to 10pm seven days a week.

Harbour View Cafe

Located at the luxurious Pier House Resort & Spa, Harbour View Cafe offers picturesque water views, tasty surf and turf, and a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Popular menu choices include wings, fish and chips, conch fritters, shrimp quesadillas, hogfish tacos, Cajun fried oysters, lobster BLT sliders, grilled ribeye steak, and baked grouper. Complement the meal with a cold beer, frozen daiquiri, or island-themed craft cocktail. It's a great spot to chill near the water in downtown Key West. Outdoor tables are limited, so call ahead to ensure seating with Fido is available. Harbour View Cafe is open from 7am to 1pm seven days a week.


The menu at Fish changes almost every day depending on what the locals captains bring in each day. Fish is happy to have you and your pet at one of their three dog-friendly outdoor tables. When you scan the menu, you'll notice several dishes that are centered on the fresh catch of the day such as the Ceviche of the Day, the Fresh Catch en Papillote, or the IPA Battered Fish and Chips. Their signature entree is called Fresh Catch It's What We Do and includes the day's catch prepared blackened, lemon pepper, panko fried, or grilled and served with your choice of their signature sauces. The restaurant serves happy hour from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm every day and is situated just by the water.

Mr. Z's

Mr. Z's has been serving delicious American comfort food in Key West since 2002, offering hearty lunch, dinner, and late night eats in a casual neighborhood setting. Feast on pizza by the slice and specialty pies like roasted veggie, Buffalo chicken, meatball, and the ever-popular cholesterol bomb. Other tasty menu options include cheese fries, fresh baked stromboli, cheesesteaks, jumbo hot dawgs, sausage and peppers sandwiches, and Italian and roast beef hoagies. There are only two front outdoor tables, so call ahead to ensure seating with Fido. Mr. Z's is open from 11am to midnight seven days a week.

Mellow Cafe and Gastropub

Located in the heart of old town Key West, the dog-friendly Mellow Cafe and Gastropub offers tasty island cuisine and cold brews in a casual, festive setting near the Garrison Bight Marina. Delicious menu options include ghost pepper hummus, duck confit nachos, spinach salad, banh mi sandwiches, chicken, beef, pork, and shrimp tacos, key lime pie for dessert, fruit smoothies, and a wide range of craft beer, including IPAs, Belgians, amber ales, pilsners, porters, lagers, stouts, and brown ales. Dogs are welcome at tables on the marinaside patio. Mellow Cafe and Gastropub is open 9am to 9pm Monday through Saturday and is closed Sundays.

Mangrove Mama's

Surf and turf and tasty desserts are juts some of the offerings available at Mangrove Mama's, a local favorite in Sugarloaf Key. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables.


Tasty hand-made Neapolitan pizza baked in wood-burning stoves. Outdoor tables welcome Fido.