Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lincoln, NE

There are 65 pet friendly restaurants in Lincoln that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Lincoln. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Lazlo's Brewery and Grill
Lazlo's Brewery and Grill Lazlo’s serves handcrafted ales straight from their in-house brewery, and hand-crafted food made from scratch with fresh ingredients and cooked on a custom grill fueled solely by hickory wood. Menu includes baby back ribs, burgers, sandwiches, filet mignon, fresh salmon, and rainbow chicken. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Pet Friendly The Parthenon
The Parthenon Dog friendly patio dining. Water dishes and treats provided. See Details
Granite City Food & Brewery Granite City Food & Brewery, located in Lincoln, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of tasty grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Batch 1000 BBQ Pork Nachos - a bed of chips piled high with Batch 1000 Double IPA-braised pulled pork, sriracha queso, Colby jack cheese, corn and black bean salsa, cilantro, guacamole, and Santa Fe cream sauce. Next, chow down on the Broad Axe Stout-Braised Short Rib and Portabella Flatbread topped with beef short ribs, roasted portabella mushrooms, caramelized onions, cheese, truffle oil, arugula, goat cheese, and garlic aioli. Or go for the Maple Pepper Bacon Burger - a half-pound burger topped with Havarti, candied maple pepper bacon, whole grain mustard aioli, arugula, tomato, and red onion! See Details
LeadBelly LeadBelly, a dog friendly eatery located in the heart of the booming Haymarket Neighborhood, is Lincoln's own contemporary culinary twist on the traditional bar and grill. Using the freshest ingredients, LeadBelly offers outstanding casual American cuisine. See Details
The Hub Cafe Hub Cafe whips up farm-fresh breakfast, brunch, and lunch options like biscuits, eggs, soup, sandwiches, and meats, plus a full selection of coffee drinks, all stocked by local farms. Fido is welcome on the dog-friendly patio that seats about twenty (humans). Try the French Toast with citrus-sweetened quark and seasonal fruit compote, or go for the Fried Farm Egg Sandwich with jack cheese, red onion, aioli, and greens on a buttermilk biscuit; make sure to add bacon. At lunchtime, try a BBQ Pulled Oyster Mushroom sandwich with smoked oyster mushrooms, caramelized onions, avocado, aioli, and cilantro lime slaw. The Hub Caf� is open Tuesday through Sunday from 7:30am to 2:30pm; lunch starts at 11:00, while breakfast is served all day. See Details
Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar Carmela�s Bistro and Wine Bar is a fine cafe and bar serving salads, soups, seafood, steaks, and fine dining entrees, plus a wide selection of wines and other beverages. Fido is welcome to join you at any of seven dog-friendly outdoor tables! Try Carmela�s Bruschetta to start, then an Apple Harvest salad with grilled chicken, greens, matchstick apples, cranberries, goat cheese, and candied walnuts. Then treat yourself to an order of pan-seared Scallops with risotto and candied bacon Brussels sprouts. Most entrees at Carmela�s can be prepared gluten free! Be sure to wash down your meal with a glass of wine, or buy it by the bottle from the extensive cellar. Carmela�s Bistro and Wine Bar is open seven days a week at variable hours; check the website or call ahead for hours. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Lincoln 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
Brewsky's Food & Spirits East Brewsky's Food & Spirits East is a dog-friendly sports bar in Lincoln, NE serving American grub and drinks with multiple TVs throughout. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal or catch a game. See Details
1867 Bar The dog-friendly 1867 Bar serves draft and canned brews, a wide variety of spirits, and classic and signature cocktails in a cozy dive bar atmosphere. Leashed dogs are welcome both inside and outside. 1867 Bar opens at 5pm to 2am Monday through Saturday and 5am to midnight Sunday. On the first Sunday of every month they host Paws and Draws with proceeds going to a local dog charity. See Details
Jake's Cigars & Spirits Jake's has nearly 20 beers on tap and a wide selection of cigars. Well-behaved dogs are welcome inside.
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The Mill Coffee & Tea Fido is welcome at an outdoor table at the dog-friendly cafe, The Mill Coffee & Tea in Lincoln, NE. This craft micro-roaster serves coffee and espresso drinks, tea, fruit smoothies, Italian soda, breakfast and lunch sandwiches and bakery items. Be sure to order Fido a pup cup! See Details
LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen, located in Lincoln, NE, is a casual brewpub that serves up a myriad of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Waffle Fry Nachos topped with pulled pork, salsa, black olives, jalapenos, sour cream, and beer cheese sauce. Next, chow down on the B.P.L.T Sandwich with bacon, pastrami, lettuce, tomato, and roasted garlic aioli on toasted sourdough. Or go for the LOCAL Fish and Tots - tempura-battered pollock with tartar sauce and fresh lemon. LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am to 10pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Lazlo's Brewery & Grill Lazlo's Brewery & Grill on Old Cheney Road proudly provides twelve pet-friendly tables outside for dogs and their owners. This restaurant is known for creating comfort food from scratch, cooking their food in a hickory wood-fired oven, and offering a nice array of house-brewed ales on the side. For a classic taste from the grill, you may want to try their brewery battered fish: tender and flaky whitefish dipped in homemade batter and fried until golden brown. They claim to have a beer or an ale for every meal, so ask your server what the best combination is for your meal. If you don't fancy a beer or ale, you can order one of their cool cocktails, great on a hot day. See Details
The Oven The Oven features traditional Northern Indian cuisine prepared in an authentic Tandoor clay oven, such as chicken, lamb, and seafood entrees, vegetarian options, and other Indian classics. Fido is welcome to join you at dog-friendly outdoor seating! Try the classic Chicken Tikka marinated in yogurt and fresh ground spices, then cooked in the tandoor oven and served on rice. For a veggie option, don�t miss the Bhindi Masala: okra pieces cooked in a spicy onion sauce. Like most Indian restaurants, there are plenty of vegetarian entrees on the menu! The Oven is open 11:30am to 2:00pm for lunch Monday through Saturday, 5:30 to 9:30pm for dinner Sunday through Thursday, and 5:30 through 10:30pm Friday and Saturday. See Details
Dish Dish in downtown Lincoln serves upscale salads, small plates, meat entrees, handcrafted cocktails, and sandwiches in elegant but unpretentious ambiance. Bring Fido along if you choose; he�s welcome at six dog-friendly outdoor tables. For a special lunch occasion, try the Crab Balls small plate with curry aioli, fennel grapefruit salad, and citrus vinaigrette, then the Grilled Kale Caesar salad with grilled shrimp, lemon caper dressing, shaved parmesan, breadcrumbs, and tomato confit. If you�re stopping by for a romantic dinner, don�t miss the Cherry Brined Duck Breast with thyme-roasted sweet potatoes and barley, tart cherry jam, balsamic beet puree, charred broccolini, and fennel-scallion slaw. Dish is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm and for dinner Monday through Thursday from 5:00 to 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday from 5:00 to 10:30pm. See Details
The Green Gateau The Green Gateau is a dog-friendly restaurant in Lincoln, NE. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The restaurant serves American cuisine with a French twist. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. See Details
Boston Market Boston Market is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature rotisserie chicken to Lincoln locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Boston Market can head to one of its two outdoor tables to devour a plate of Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie alongside their pooch. Its menu includes soups, salads, ribs, meatloaf, turkey dishes, and rotisserie chicken plates such as a BBQ Chicken Bowl, Three-Piece Dark plate, and sandwiches stuffed with Pulled BBQ Rotisserie Chicken and All-White Rotisserie Chicken Salad. 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
Slim Chickens Slim Chickens in Lincoln, NE, is a dog-friendly fast food joint where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Don't be a chicken, check out the menu at Slim Chickens where they have tenders, wings, sandwiches, and wraps. With over a dozen sauces to dip or top your chicken, there's something for most diners. For a sweet and savory meal, go for the Chicken and Waffles. There are sides like fries, cole slaw, and potato salad, plus desserts including Pie in a Jar and cookies. Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will need to wait outside when you go in to order. See Details
9 South Chargrill 9 South Chargrill in Lincoln is a casual American joint serving up a wide variety of sandwiches, burgers, beef, pork, chicken, seafood, pasta, and vegetarian options. Bring Fido along to either dog-friendly patio, each of which holds four tables. Pick from a diverse menu that includes specials like the Jake Burger with pulled pork and cheddar cheese and the Country Pork Ribs served with steamed vegetables and homemade mashed potatoes. Vegetarians should opt for the Grilled Portobella Sandwich topped with red pepper, red onion, melted Swiss cheese, and balsamic reduction on toasted ciabatta. 9 South Chargrill is open in Lincoln from 11:00am to 9:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00am to 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday. 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 W R Street Circle is home to nineteen 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
Dairy Joe's Dairy Joe�s on West O serves up ice cream, coffee, and snacks like sandwiches, wraps, hot dogs, sloppy Joes, and salads. Fido is welcome to join on the large patio with five dog-friendly tables! Choose from flavors like Peanut Butter Banana, Rocky Road, Dulce de Leche, and Really Coffee, or pick out a classic Chocolate or French Vanilla waffle cone. Coffee drinks range from lattes and cappuccinos to house coffee and blended drinks. Try a toasted sandwich with your dairy! Dairy Joe�s on West O is open from 11:30am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 11:30am to 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday, and 1:00pm to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop on R Street has four pet-friendly outdoor seating so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Get ready for a sugar rush at Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, where they have hundreds of candies, sweets, and treats. In addition to candy, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop offers a number of sodas from Kiss Army Root Beer to Ranch Dressing Soda. Yes, Ranch Dressing. 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
HF Crave HF Crave serves up nothing but burgers and beer in a fast-casual space. Fido is welcome at three dog-friendly outside tables, though you should probably plan to tie him underneath the table before going inside to order. Build your own masterpiece burger, starting with protein options like the HF Cheeseburger (free-range, all-natural beef), grilled chicken breast, or veggie burger. Then choose a bun, cheese, toppings, and extras; pair it with a craft beer and waffle fries to complete the feast. HF Crave is open from 11:00am to 9:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00am to 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday. See Details
Florio's Italian Steakhouse & Lounge Florio�s Italian Steakhouse and Lounge dishes out homemade Italian dishes, chops, seafood, and steaks in a white-tablecloth ambiance. However, Fido is certainly welcome at four dog-friendly outside tables while you feast on Florio�s generous portions. Don�t miss the Pollo ala Penne: chicken with red peppers and onions in signature light marinara cream sauce over penne pasta, or go for the Tour of Italy sampler, featuring chicken parmesan, manicotti, and four-cheese ravioli. Classic Italian salads like the Caesar Salad are popular as well. Florio�s Italian Steakhouse and Lounge in Lincoln is open from 11:00am to 10:00pm, seven days a week. See Details