Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lakeland, FL

There are 63 pet friendly restaurants in Lakeland 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 Lakeland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cozy Oaks Restaurant
Cozy Oaks Restaurant Cozy Oaks Restaurant serves Southern comfort food like biscuits and gravy, country fried steak, and meat loaf sandwich. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Abuelo's
Abuelo's Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy serves tasty Mexican dishes and refreshing frozen margaritas. Shaded patio welcomes dogs. Ceiling fans and water bowls are there to keep Fido cool. See Details
Fresco's Bakery & Bistro Offering breakfast, lunch and fresh bakery items like scones, turnovers, cookies, and delectable custom cakes. Bistro offerings feature crab cake sandwiches, buffalo burgers, and the signature knuckle sandwich. Dogs are welcome at three pet-friendly outdoor tables. See Details
Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille has an outside seating area that welcomes dog. Menu includes VooDoo shrimp, gumbo, red beans and rice, and Bourbon Street salmon. *** Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. *** See Details
Patio 850 Located in the heart of downtown Lakeland, Patio 850 offers a seasonal menu of cosmopolitan cuisine in a lively, casual setting with dog-friendly outside seating. A diverse and flavorful menu includes escargot, braised chicken drums, Cobb salad, BBQ pork butt flatbread, jumbo crab and seafood cakes, wagyu meatloaf, pan-seared herb buttered salmon, braised short ribs, and Charleston low country shrimp with cheesy polenta. Dogs can sit with their owners on the spacious garden patio. Patio 850 is open Monday and Tuesday 4pm to 9pm, Wednesday and Thursday 4pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday 4pm to 11pm, and is closed for private events on Sundays. See Details
Bruster's Real Ice Cream Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones on top for their furry customers. See Details
Beef 'O' Brady's This casual chain eatery and sports bar serves a variety of American bar and grill classics in a modern setting that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Warm up those taste buds with delicious appetizers like boom boom shrimp, jalapeno corn fritters, and Buffalo chicken dip, then feast on hearty entrees such as Nashville hot grilled chicken, St. Louis ribs, sizzling fajitas, BBQ bacon cheeseburgers, and prime rib sandwiches. Don't forget to leave room for a warm slice of molten chocolate cake for dessert. Patio tables are dog friendly, but calling ahead for seating is required to ensure availability. Call for hours. See Details
Red Door Wine Market The Red Door's eclectic menu includes roasted bone marrow, chicken and waffles, and short rib mac & cheese. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Crisper's Downtown Crisper's offers soups, salads, and sandwiches and has dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
GrillSmith Varied menu includes spicy Thai shrimp and filet tip eggrolls. Pets allowed on the patio. See Details
Dona Julias Restaurant Dona Julas serves Mexican omelets, meatloaf, fried shrimp, and chimichangas, Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Texas Cattle Company The dog-friendly Texas Cattle Company cooks all their dry aged steaks over Florida citrus and real oak to create a smoky, rich flavor that's not to be missed. Before chowing down on the meaty main course, warm up the appetite with fried green tomatoes, bang bang shrimp, and crispy Florida gator bites. Hearty entrees include filet mignon, cattle baron ribeye, Kansas City bone-in strip steak, double cut pork chops, cedar plank salmon, and monster lobster tails. If there's room for dessert, a slice of red velvet cake or deep dish apple crumble pie makes a sweet finisher to the meal. Dogs can sit with their owners in the covered outdoor eating area. Texas Cattle Company opens at 5pm Monday through Saturday and 4pm on Sunday. See Details
Palace Italian Traditional Italian favorites with a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. See Details
Black and Brew Coffee In addition to a wide selection of coffee, Black and Brew serves soup, hot and cold sandwiches, and signature salads. Covered patio with ceiling fans is dog friendly. See Details
Garden Bistro Garden Bistro serves salads, sandwiches, and burgers, and offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Louis Pappas Cafe The dog-friendly Louis Pappas serves fast causal Greek cuisine made with healthy, fresh ingredients in a stylish, relaxed setting. Favorite dishes include their famous Greek salad, feta bruschetta, flatbreads, lettuce wraps, Tuscan chicken and mojo pork sandwiches, classic gyros, chicken souvlaki, dolmades, pita platters, new generation mousaka, and herb-rubbed roasted chicken. Wash down all the Mediterranean goodness with house sangria or imported Greek beer. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area that seats up to 16 people. Louis Pappas Fresh Greek is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week. See Details
Mellow Mushroom The founders of Mellow Mushroom opened their first restaurant because they saw pizza baking as an art form and wanted to offer other people the chance to enjoy their art. Mellow Mushroom on Lakeland Highlands Road is home to six pet-friendly tables outside, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy a specialty pie, calzone, hoagie, or salad. One of their most popular pies is the Holy Shiitake Pie, an olive oil and garlic base, shiitake, button, portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, mozzarella, and Mont Amore, finished with a garlic aioli swirl and a spritz of black truffle oil. See Details
Tea Largo Tea Largo is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 9:00pm, Friday from 7:00am to 11:00pm, Saturday from 9:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm. This establishment is very pet-friendly, so bring your pup along to enjoy a cup of coffee, matcha, or a Chai tea. If you're feeling a bit hungry, chow down on an acai bowl with organic acai, guarana extract, granola, and a honey drizzle. Vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request, as well. See Details
New Moon Sushi New Moon Sushi serves a variety of authentic Japanese dishes as well as modern spins on traditional cuisine in a relaxed strip-mall eatery with a dog-friendly patio. Choose from an array of sushi rolls, sashimi, teriyaki, tempura, katsu, and yaki udon. Opens at 11:30am Tuesday through Friday, 5pm on weekends, and is closed on Mondays. See Details
Winners Circle Sports Bar & Grill Winner's Circle Sports Bar & Grill serves classic pub grub in a lively laid-back setting that features dog-friendly outside tables. Hungry patrons can feast on a myriad of delicious offerings such as chili, fried gator, Buffalo shrimp, cheese pizza, oysters on the half shell, jalapeno burgers, BLTs, Buffalo chicken sandwiches, mild, medium, and hot wings, and for dessert, deep fried brownies with ice cream. Wash down the goodness with a beer, wine, or a refreshing craft cocktail. Dogs can join their owners in the fenced outdoor seating area. Winner's Circle Sports Bar & Grill is open Monday 1pm to midnight, Tuesday through Thursday 11am to midnight, Friday and Saturday 11am to 2am, and Sunday noon to midnight. See Details
Uncle Nick's N.Y. Style Bagels, Subs, & Deli The dog-friendly Uncle Nick's New York Style Bagel and Subs brings the authentic tastes and textures of New York breads to sunny central Florida. This cozy neighborhood bakery and cafe serves fresh baked bagels, three-egg omelettes, ham and cheese bagel sandwiches, crisp salads, homemade soups, chicken and meatball parmigiana, patty melts, BQ burgers, and Uncle Nick's Top 15 Signature Sandwiches, including the Chubby, Sweet Caroline, Film Flam, and Buffalo Bill. Outdoor umbrella tables near the entrance welcomes dogs. Uncle Nick's is open 6am to 6pm Monday, 6am to 4pm Tuesday through Friday, 7am to 6pm Saturday, and 7am to 3pm on Sunday. See Details
Palace Pizza Palace Pizza is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and serve up fresh, delicious Italian dishes like pasta, calzones, pizza, Italian sandwiches, strombolis, and more. Grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables, and enjoy a slice with Fido by your side. Start your meal off with an order of garlic knots covered in garlic butter, Parmigiano cheese, and parsley. Afterwards, dig in to a slice of their Rustica pizza, topped with olive oil, fresh garlic, pepperoni, sausage, meatballs, ham, and bacon, with mozzarella, Parmigiano, and ricotta cheeses, served with a side of homemade marinara sauce! See Details
Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill, located in Lakeland, is a casual sports bar-style eatery that serves up an array of delicious grub. Choose from menu options including starters, wings, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pork, ribs, chicken, fish, pasta, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Santa Fe Egg Rolls stuffed with chicken, pepper jack, jalapenos, chili peppers, black beans, spinach, corn, cilantro, and garlic, served with an avocado-ranch dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the MVP Black Angus Burger topped with cheddar, grilled onions, and hickory chipotle sauce. Or go for the Chicken and Waffles - a buttermilk Belgian waffle topped with crispy sweet heat chicken tenders, maple syrup, and homemade cinnamon butter, served with mashed potatoes. See Details
Fish City Grill Fish City Grill, located in Lakeland, is a casual bar and eatery that specializes in fresh, delicious seafood. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, shrimp, catfish, oysters, tacos, chicken, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with Bill's Bloody Mary (secret recipe garnished with a shrimp) and an order of the Oyster Nachos - fried oysters with chipotle tartar sauce and fresh pico de gallo. Next, chow down on Serafin's Fish Tacos - fried tilapia, cabbage, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, and ranchero sauce, rolled in a flour tortilla and grilled to perfection. Or go for a Po'Boy Sandwich with Creole mayo, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, and your choice of crawfish, chicken, shrimp, catfish, or oysters on a toasted baguette. See Details