Dog Friendly Restaurants in New Orleans, LA

There are 88 restaurants in New Orleans, LA 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!

Cafe Lafitte in Exile

This festive Bourbon Street hang is the city's oldest continuously operating gay bar, first opening in 1933. Enjoy awesome views of the French Quarter from a dog-friendly balcony table.

Cafe Amelie

Brunch, lunch and dinner are all hits at Cafe Amelie. Both you and Fido will enjoy the patio fountains and night-blooming jasmine.

Parkway Tavern

Parkway Tavern has been serving authentic N'awlins cuisine for over 100 years while offering spacious outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy the award-winning golden fried shrimp po'boys, smoked sausage sandwiches, classic grilled reubens, and meatball subs with marinara. Open daily at 11am; closed on Tuesdays.

Fresco Cafe & Pizzeria

This cozy bistro offers everything from gourmet pizza and sandwiches to pasta and pita wraps. The outdoor dining area is dog friendly during the summer months.


Herbsaint offers full and half-sized entrees for lunch and dinner. Fido is alowed to join you at the outdoor seating.

Gordon Biersch

Gordon Biersch's main attraction is the microbrewed beers, but garic fries are also very popular. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables only.

The Bulldog

The Bulldog has a dark wood tavern feel and stays true to its name with a dog-friendly patio. They have some great bar food too.

Live Oak Cafe

Live Oak Cafe serves hearty breakfasts and lunches to local patrons, and offers dog-friendly seating on the sidewalk. Popular menu options include biscuits and gravy, banana split pancakes, eggs Florentine, chicken salad sandwiches, red beans and rice, and signature cocktail drinks. Opens at 7am Monday thru Saturday, 9am on Sunday; closed Wednesdays.

The Joint

The Joint provides high-quality BBQ meats and sides, and will also bring your pup a bowl of water on the dog-friendly back patio. Enjoy succulent ribs, pulled pork, smoked brisket, and chopped chicken, complemented by potato salad, baked beans, and mac and cheese. Open Monday through Saturday 11:30am to 10pm.

Chartres House Cafe

Local, Cajun/creole dining like crawfish cakes, po-boys, and muffaletta. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Dat Dog

Dat Dogs serves traditional hot dogs and a variety of sausage such as duck, alligator, and crawfish. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Reginelli's Pizzeria

Reginelli's is a family pizza place that serves salads, sandwiches and pasta in addition to mouthwatering pizza. Dogs may sit with you at outside tables.

Cafe Beignet

Breakfast all day is the main attraction at Cafe Beignet. Outdoor tables allow dogs.

Claire's Pour House

Claire's welcomes Fido inside and outside. Stop by with friends and furry friends for drinks and conversation. Great location in the French Quarter.

New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery

New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery is known for cupcakes and desserts as well as hearty breakfast and lunch fare at this historic Faubourg Marigny neighborhood spot that welcomes dogs at sidewalk tables. Enjoy tasty offerings like corned beef hash, crab omelets, biscuits and gravy, salmon salad, grilled cheese, and roasted turkey sandwiches. Open Wednesday thru Monday 7am to 3pm; closed Tuesdays.

Lakeview Brew Coffee Cafe

Gumbo, salads, and desserts are the main attraction at Lakeview Brew. Take advantage of free wifi at the outdoor pet-friendly seating.

Marigny Brasserie

Marigny is a hit for Sunday brunch and eclectic French-inspired food. Enjoy a late morning mimosa with your pup on the patio.

Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar & Bistro

The wine list and appetizers earn rave reviews at Orleans Grapevine, as does the cozy atmosphere and pet-friendly courtyard seating.

The Rum House

New Orleans' only Caribbean Taqueria, serving delicious jerked chicken, Caribbean inspired tacos, and island inspired beach drinks on Magazine Street.

Croissant d'Or Patisserie

Tucked away from the crowds in a charming Victorian era shop, Croissant d'Or offers fresh pastries and coffee and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Choose from a variety of sweet treats such as chocolate croissants, apple strudel, cherry danish, and lemon tarts, plus savory eats like spinach quiche, Greek salad, and grilled chicken sandwiches. Open daily 6am to 3pm except Tuesdays.


Lucy’s is the quintessential surfer’s restaurant and bar, serving tacos, burgers, a variety of seafood option, and specialty mixed cocktails. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

El Gato Negro

El Gato Negro serves authentic Mexican food to French Quarter visitors. Enjoy some chips and salsa at the dog-friendly outdoor seating (tables are limited).

Cafe Luna

Cafe Luna dishes up delicious sandwiches and bagels, and has pleasant dog-friendly outdoor seating.

La Crepe Nanou

La Crepe Nanou serves memorable French cuisine in the Uptown district of NOLA. Share a dessert crepe with Fido on the patio.

Russell's Marina Grill

Russell's is known for it's consistently good breakfast and lunch items. Outdoor seating is available for you and pup during good weather.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co.

Breakfast and lunch are available at PJ's, and pet-friendly outdoor seating makes it possible for Fido to join you.

La Divina Gelateria

Best known for dessert, La Divina serves their ice cream in compostable cups. Fido is allowed at outdoor tables.

Grand Isle

Grand Isle serves fresh seafood and traditional po boys for lunch and dinner. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Mona's Cafe Mid-City

Homemade pita and juicy gyros attract those looking for a change from creole food. Water is provided for Fido.

Italian Barrel

Authentic ingredients are overnighted from Italy to Italian Barrel, making it "the real deal" in NOLA. Pets are welcomed at sidewalk tables.

Frankie & Johnny's

Drop by Frankie and Johnny's for some authentic Cajun cookin'. Try the crab cakes, catfish sandwich, oysters,, and red beans and rice. Porch seating is dog friendly.

Lebanon's Cafe

BYOB to Lebanon's Cafe, where you can find inexpensive authentic Lebanese cuisine. Enjoy the dog-friendly patio during warm weather.

Maple Street Cafe

Maple Street Cafe is quant eatery with superb shellfish selections. Pets are allowed only during summer months.

St. James Cheese Company

Cheese lovers will love the knowledgable staff and great selection at St. James Cheese Company. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables all year.

Another Broken Egg

Established in 1996, Another Broken Egg isn't your typical breakfast, brunch and lunch place. Our menu is second-to-none, loaded with fresh ingredients and creative recipes across a wide variety of breakfast classics, memorable brunch dishes and lunchtime favorites. And each location is designed to feel like a casual getaway with a generous side of family, friends and friendly service. Much of our success can be linked to our philosophy that "Nothing Short of Right is Right.” Each restaurant is managed by hands-on owners who believe that every detail is important to make the customer happy. So from the time you enter the front door to the time you leave the Cafe, you should feel like you're on a relaxing vacation and as comfortable as you would be in your own home.

Baru Bistro & Tapas

Baru serves small tapas plates with a Columbian flair. While you must BYO alcohol, water is provided for your lucky pup.

Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar

Great burgers and brews near Jackson Square where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables overlooking the mighty Mississippi.

The Flaming Torch

The Flaming Torch serves a variety of American favorites in a cozy home setting. Fido is invited to join you at the outdoor seating.

Rue De La Course

Rue de la Course offers coffee, tea, and pastries. With long hours and free WiFi, you and Fido can relax at the outdoor seating.

Walker's Southern Style BBQ

Located on beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Walker's BBQ is a lunchtime BBQ place offering tender meats and tasty sides in a casual waterfront setting that welcomes dogs on the lakeside patio. Sample savory ribs, chicken, brisket, and pork, along with traditional sides like baked beans, mustard greens, and potato salad, made in house daily. Opens at 10:30am Tuesday through Friday and stays open until the meat is gone.

Ugly Dog Saloon & BBQ

Located in the heart of the Warehouse District, the dog-friendly Ugly Dog Saloon & BBQ serves tender slow cooked meats in a lively sports bar-like environment. Dig into succulent and moist helpings of ribs, chicken, pork, brisket, and Cajun sausage, plus wings, jambalaya, burgers, and tacos. Fido is welcome at front outdoor tables. Opens daily at 11am.


Theo's provides thin crust pizza with fresh toppings and imainaive combinations. Pet dogs are allowed throughout the year.

CC's Community Coffee House

CC's is a dependable place for early breakfast or a late-afternoon snack. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen

Wood-fired pizza, salads, and Italian entrees are staples to the LPK menu. Enjoy the pet-friendly seating that overlooks the French Market.


Lilette is a small French bistro in the Uptown section of NOLA. Enjoy the blood orange sorbet on the patio with Fido. Small pets are welcome on their outdoor patio area.

Mona's Cafe

Both of Mona's locations offer authentic Mediterranean cuisine, and also offer pet-friendly seating and water for your pooch.

Nirvana Indian Cuisine

The lunch buffet is a favorite of Nirvana's patrons, where quality and value are abundant. Pets must stay at outside tables.

Babylon Cafe

Falafel and gyros are staples of this Middle Eastern eatery. Your pup must stay leashed and under control by your outside table.

New Orleans Famous Beignets and Coffee

Great spot to experience authentic NOLA beignets. Patio seating is dog friendly.

The Original Italian Pie

Italian pie offers gourmet pizza and calzones, oven-baked sandwiches, pasta entrees,and peanut butter pie for dessert. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Dry Dock Cafe

Drydock serves tasty Cajun offerings such as po'boys, French dip sandwiches, muffaletta, and red beans and rice. Outdoor seating is limited, but dog friendly.

New York Pizza

As close as it gets to NY-style pizza with a paper-thin crust. Eat outside with Fido while he enjoys a fresh water bowl.

Who Dat Coffee Cafe

Who Dat serves a variety of coffee and espresso, and a delicious menu of creole/Cajun offerings. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Ernst Cafe

Ernst Cafe has been serving Cajun cuisine in the historic New Orleans warehouse district since 1902. Sidewalk seating is dog friendly.

The American Sector

American Sector allows you to choose from fried gulf oyster salad, burgers, bacon braised duck, and warm cookies and milk for dessert. Fido can be at your feet on the outdoor patio.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co.

Quality coffee, cozy ambiance, and free wifi draw students and locals to PJs Coffee & Tea. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables, and water bowls are available.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co.

The ice coffee at PJ's is a major draw for local college students, as are the pastries and other treats. Outdoor tables welcome Fido.

Reginelli's Pizzeria

Reginelli's prides itself in preparing some of the city's best pizza and pasta. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. They'll even bring you some water to keep Fido fresh in the heat.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co.

PJ's offers various coffee varieties, as well as breakfast sandwiches and pastries. Water and milk is available for your pup upon request.

Santa Fe Restaurant

Santa Fe was established in the 80's by German Chef Mark Hollger and his wife Wendy at 801 Frenchmen, it quickly developed an important folllowing as it served the best margaritas and unique Southwestern cuisine with European flair. Today, the tradition lives on at 3201 Esplanade Avenue under new passionate ownership, still serving the very best margaritas prepared only with the freshest ingredients and top quality tequilas daily, a very rich up-to-date menu including new Latin and Spanish creations as well as the unique classic "Santa Fe" dishes, thus appealing to many different tastes. Sipping Sante Fe's fresh fruit frozen margaritas on the covered patio on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, accompanied with freshly prepared complimentary corn chips and salsa, listenning to live jazz on Thursday and Sunday evenings and mingling with the many wonderful regulars is the best way to enjoy life in New Orleans. Pet Friendly Outside under their covered patio.

Chateau Cafe

Bakery, coffeehouse, and cafe that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.


Gourmet pizza by the slice or a whole pie.

Mississippi River Bottom

Cajun/creole dishes like crawfish, pasta jambalaya, red beans and rice, etouffee, and catfish po'boys. Courtyard seating is dog friendly.

Gazebo Cafe

Cozy cafe serves authentic regional fare such as popcorn shrimp, gumbo, alligator or shrimp po'boys, red beans and rice, and fried catfish. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Royal House Oyster Bar Restaurant

Cajun cuisine done the Nawlins way. Sample chargrilled oysters, crawfish etouffee, shrimp Creole, and fried fish po-boys. Alcove seating near the sidewalk is dog friendly.

Cafe Navarre

Neighborhood cafe located in Mid-City serves paninis, po'boys, and pizza. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Press Street Station

Nawlins style dishes include slow-cooked pulled pork, BBQ moules frites, and pan-roasted Gulf fish. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Warehouse Grill

Warehouse Grill offers salads, burgers, sandwiches, and a delicious selection of surf or turf entrees. Spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly.


Omelets for breakfast, BLTs and po'boys for lunch, and BBQ shrimp and meatloaf for dinner. Patio is dog friendly.

Biscuits and Buns on Banks

Popular breakfast and brunch spot serves omelettes, chicken and waffles, Jamaican seasoned tofu, and fried andouille sausage hash cakes. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Red Dog Diner

Red Dog Diner's relaxed vibe and spicy menu capture the essence of New Orleans like few other eateries. The internationally influenced culinary offerings include chorizo mussels, braised lamb ragout, oyster bakes, BBQ chicken, seared salmon sliders, and strip steak au poivre. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.

Belle's Diner

Breakfast all day. 4 outside tables. Dog Bowl with water provided. Chicken and Waffles!!!!!!

Nonna Mia

Enjoy hearty Italian classics such as lobster ravioli, shrimp diablo, eggplant parmesan, three-cheese tortellini, paninis, calzone, and specialty pizza like portobello mushrooms with roasted red pepper sauce. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Brick & Spoon

Whether relaxing with a hot cup of joe or enjoying a full breakfast or lunch, Brick & Spoon is a great choice when visiting the Big Easy. Tasty menu options include creole omelettes, brioche French toast, bacon Cali burgers, and soft shell crab BLTs. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Crepe Place

Located near the Bywater Historic District of New Orleans, The Crepe Place comes from the same inspired culinary minds behind the French Market's Crepe Cart. They offer a tasty selection of sweet and savory crepes, along with vegetarian and gluten-free options. Popular choices include bacon and cheddar, broccoli and pesto, and peanut butter and bananas. Well-behaved dogs are welcome both inside and outside.

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market is an upscale grocery chain specializing in fresh, organic fare and salad and hot food bars with dog-friendly outdoor seating.

GG's Dine-O-Rama

Located in the historic Garden District, GG's serves unique homemade dishes in a relaxed setting with dog-friendly patio seating. GG's menu includes biscuits and gravy, jumbo breakfast burritos, Southern-style mac and cheese, and shrimp po' boys. The dog friendly restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch every day except Wednesday.

Satsuma Cafe

Satsuma Cafe serves health-conscious breakfast and lunch fare in a cozy and casual Bywater setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. A guilt-free menu features tasty offerings such as green eggs and ham, tofu and black bean scrambles, beet and strawberry salad, BLTs, grilled cheese, roasted pear and brie melts, and salmon salad sandwiches. Dogs are welcome in the quaint garden patio seating area. Satsuma Cafe is open from 7am to 5pm seven days a week.

Lee's Hamburgers

Old-fashioned burgers are done right at Lee's Hamburgers. Pet-friendly outdoor seating is available for you and your pup.

La Madeleine

La Madeleine offers traditional country style French cuisine in a causal neighborhood setting with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy a delicious array of dishes such as quiche Florentine, crepe romanoff, lentil and kale soup, croque monsieur, Mediterranean paella, and chicken cordon bleu pasta. Opens at 7am daily.

Martin Wine Cellar

Martin Wine Cellar offers deli-style sandwiches and wine by the glass. Enjoy your sandwich with Fido at the outdoor seating.

CC's Community Coffee House

CC's is known as one of the best coffee spots in the city, with frosty drinks and baked goods. Seasonal pet-friendly seating is available.

Chateau Coffee Cafe

Chateau is a deendable choice for breakfast and lunch, and the pet-friendly patio is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co.

Students, locals, and tourists flock to PJ's for quality coffee and pastries. Leashed dogs are welcome at porch seating.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Parrot Pete's

Parrot Pete's serves all day, specializing in breakfast delights like omelettes, triple berry pancakes, and the popular cocka doodle moo. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.