Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lake Orion, MI

There are 10 pet friendly restaurants in Lake Orion 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 Lake Orion. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly CJ's Sandbar
CJ's Sandbar Boasting a spirit of the sea theme, CJ's Sandbar is a dog-friendly restaurant located in downtown Lake Orion. Dog owners wanting to enjoy a glass of wine alongside their canine can do so at one of CJ's four outdoor tables. The Sandbar's menu includes burgers, melts, fried dishes such as seafood, mushrooms, mozzarella, and more, Mexican dishes, steak, chicken, pasta, salads, sandwiches, Healthy Choices, soups, and more. CJ's Sandbar is open Sunday from 7am to 10pm and Monday through Saturday from 6am to 10pm.
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Pet Friendly Lockharts BBQ
Lockharts BBQ Lockharts BBQ, located in Lake Orion, MI, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious protein-laden fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Fried Green Beans served with spicy aioli. Next, chow down on the house favorite Quadruple Bypass Sandwich with a full pound of chopped pork, smoked bacon, smoked sausage, smoked ham, and smoked provolone. Or go for Lockhart's Tacos - two flour tortillas stuffed with smoked pork, fresh pico de gallo, cilantro, and Mexican cotija cheese, served with chips and salsa. Lockharts BBQ is open Monday from 4pm to 10pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 12am, and Sunday from 9:30am to 9pm. See Details
Pete's Coney Island II Pete's Coney Island II is a dog-friendly restaurant serving American fare to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners wanting to enjoy a hot dog next to their dog can do so at one of Pete's four outdoor tables. Diners with dogs must order their meal to go and then take it out to enjoy. Pete's menu includes a wide array of breakfast items, starters, hot dogs, burgers, sliders, sandwiches, pitas, soups, salads, lighter fare, chicken dishes, pasta, and much more. Favorites include the Roadhouse Pita, Turkey Burger, and custom creations such as The Billy Goat, Skinny Pete, and Buffalo Chicken Sandwich. This location of the restaurant is open Sunday from 7am to 8pm and Monday through Saturday from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Fork n' Pint Lake Orion Fork n' Pint is a family-friendly New American restaurant in Lake Orion, MI serving up made-from-scratch eats and dog-friendly al fresco dining. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables, where live music is often scheduled. See Details
Forest Mexican Cantina Forest Mexican Cantina, located in Lake Orion, MI, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious south-of-the-border fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Forest Mexican Cantina is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Lake Orion 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on S Baldwin Road has twelve 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
Checkers Drive-In Checkers Drive-In is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a 'bold and made-to-order' burger in Lake Orion. Visitors to Checkers Drive-In can bring Fido and head to one of its six outdoor tables to dig in. The Drive-In's menu is made up of burgers, chicken dishes, fish, classic and boneless wings, hot dogs, fries, and sweets such as loaded and regular milkshakes, stackers, soft serve cones, and Cinnamon Apple Pie. A walk-up window is also available. See Details
Great Harvest Bread Great Harvest Bread, located in Lake Orion, is a casual bakery that serves up freshly-prepared goodies. Choose from menu options including breads, cookies, scones, bars, muffins, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your morning. Try one of their Cheddar Bacon Scones, a hot Cinnamon Roll, or even a Salted Caramel Cookie. Or take home a loaf of freshly-baked bread to use later (choose from Rosemary Garlic, Pumpkin Berry Swirl, Banana Nut, Old Fashioned White, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut, 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
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Lake Orion locals and tourists alike. three outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. 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
O' Connors Public House Authentic Irish pub with great Irish food, including potato leek soup, shepherd's pie, Guinness stew, poutine, Scotch eggs, and steak boxty, plus classic cocktails and 36 beers on draft. Front patio seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Rochester Brunch House Dogs are allowed at the Rochester Brunch House, where they offer twelve pet-friendly tables outside. Specializing in both breakfast and lunch, the folk at Rochester Brunch House believe they have given brunch a new meaning. This family owned and operated restaurant offers lots of American favorites, including chicken and waffles, cinnamon roll pancakes, and strawberry chicken salad. The Rochester Brunch House is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Paint Creek Cider Mill Dogs are welcome at the Paint Creek Cider Mill. After a stroll along the scenic Paint Creek Trail, you and Fido can pull up a seat on the pet-friendly porch. The menu features a number of meals, healthy snacks, sandwiches, hot dogs, ice cream, shakes, and smoothies. Sink your teeth into one of the specialty pizzas on offer, including the Creek Classic, covered in mixed cheese, pepperoni, ham, mushrooms, green peppers, and onion. The Paint Creek Cider Mill is open every day of the week from 9am to 8pm. See Details
Tom's Oyster Bar Menu includes lobster mac, crab cake sliders, garlic shrimp scampi, and jambalaya. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Dairy Twist Cafe Dairy Twist Cafe, located in Walled Lake, MI, is a casual ice cream shop that serves up a variety of delicious treats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth! See Details
Erma's Original Frozen Custard Erma's Original Frozen Custard, located in Shelby Charter Township, MI, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty treats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Ordering is simple. Just choose your base, your custard flavors, your toppings, and enjoy! Choose from a myriad of toppings including Andes mints, brownie, cheesecake, strawberry, pineapple, marshmallow, peanut butter, hot fudge, and more! Erma's Original Frozen Custard is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Honcho Honcho, located in Clarkston, MI, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious Latin American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Honcho Nachos - corn chips topped with cheese, house-pickled chilies, chopped tomatoes, green onions, and Peruvian chili sauce. Next, chow down on the Shaved Caramelized Brussels Tacos gararm masala-caramelized brussels, lemon, mirin, shallots, capers, griddle-seared queso, Peruvian green chili sauce, spiced pepitas, and east Asian herbs. Or go for the Hot Chicken Burrito with fried chicken tossed in a spicy soy fish sauce glaze with miso black beans, house-smoked cheddar, shaved romaine, chopped tomato, and McClure's pickles in a kale flour tortilla topped with griddled queso, served with cilantro lime jasmine rice and miso refried beans. Honcho is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 10pm, Saturday from 7am to 2am, and Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Clawson Grill Full breakfast menu offers omelettes, pancakes, French toast, and waffles, plus a lunch/dinner menu consisting of burgers, sandwiches, pitas, and chicken, steak, and seafood entrees. Dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Frosty Freeze Frosty Freeze, located in Village of Clarkston, MI, is a casual ice cream shop that serves up a variety of delicious creamy treats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Frosty Freeze is open daily from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
The Oxford Tap The Oxford Tap Irish Pub is a dog-friendly establishment and is proud to offer a great range of craft and bottled beer, wine by the glass or bottle, and a full bar that includes a long list of Irish and Scotch whiskey. To soak up your beverage of choice, make sure you order something from the extensive menu, such as BBQ baby back ribs, fish and chips, entrees, sandwiches, or a salad. The lunch special they offer is available every day until 6pm, including a burger or chicken sandwich, fries, and a pint of beer for under eight dollars. Head down to the Oxford Tap Monday through Saturday from 11am to 2am and Sunday from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.
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Lily's Seafood Lily's Seafood is a cozy and relaxing pub style eatery that serves a wide selection of craft ales and lagers and a food menu that features Creole soup, garlic shrimp scampi, BBQ swordfish, seared sesame tuna, Alaskan snow crab, and Baja fish tacos. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Avery's Tavern Avery's Tavern has ten dog-friendly tables outside. They offer American pub fare and a range of alcoholic beverages. The burgers on the menu include the Captain Morgan Burger, topped with Captain Morgan BBQ sauce, thick cut Applewood bacon, and Colby-jack cheese. For the vegetarians in your party, check out the roasted vegetable burger, a bold blend of black beans, mixed peppers, and chipotle seasoning topped goat cheese. Avery's Tavern is open Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 12am, Thursday to Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 1am to 12am. See Details
BIGGBY COFFEE Menu offers lattes, hot chocolate, and smoothies. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details