Dog Friendly Restaurants in Newport, RI

There are 29 pet friendly restaurants in Newport 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 Newport. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Diego's
Diego's Casual restaurant in downtown Newport near water See Details
Pet Friendly The Deck Restaurant & Bar
The Deck Restaurant & Bar The Deck serves a variety of fresh seafood, surf & turf, and pasta. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Sardella's Italian Restaurant This is a great place to eat in Newport with your dog on their outside patio. Service is good and prices are very reasonable. See Details
The Grill The Grill at Forty-One Degrees North is an exclusive dockside restaurant with an entire dog-friendly deck next to the marina. The menu features grilled meats, seafood, and a raw bar as well as organic and locally sourced selections. Popular with local diners, the surf and turf is served with filet mignon, poached lobster, wild mushrooms, and potato puree. To top off your dining experience, you can order one of the handmade desserts, like the ginger chocolate semifreddo, pineapple cheesecake, or apple streusel tart. For a liquid dessert, their specialty cocktails include the Newport, prepared with keel vodka, muddled cucumber, and cilantro. The Grill is open every day of the week from 7am to 10pm. See Details
Belle's Cafe Belle's Cafe offers lots of dog-friendly outdoor seating for you and your pup, as long as they're on a leash. In the heart of Newport Shipyard, Belle's Cafe serves modern American fare for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. From the griddle, you and Fido can indulge in their Azores Omelet, served with Portuguese Chourico, peppers, onions and Monterey Jack cheese, home fries, and toast. One of the crew favorites is the breakfast burrito, including eggs, cheese, peppers, onions, and tomato wrapped in a warm flour tortilla, with bacon, sausage, or ham. You'll also find lots of local seafood on their lunch menu. Belle's Cafe is open every day of the week from 7am to 3pm. See Details
The White Horse Tavern Serving the people of America since 1673, the White House Tavern is one of America's oldest restaurants. You and Fido can sit where generations and generations of people have sat before you, on the patio for lunch, although they sometimes open it up for dinner as well. The menu is made up of fresh fish, clams, lobsters from Narragansett Bay, and just-picked produce from local Rhode Island farms. If you're joining them for lunch, you can try their vegetarian BLT, made using Maiitake bacon, cloumage, Rose Hill Tomatoes, arugula, and basil pesto. Don't forget to dress for the occasion, a collared shirt is expected for you and the finest collar for your companion. The White House Tavern is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Marina Cafe and Pub You can bring Fido to the Marina Cafe and Pub and take in the marvelous boats gliding by on the water. They have nine tables outside for dogs and their owners. Although they specialize in seafood, the restaurant also boasts an extensive list of American dishes. The Marina Clam Chowder is served in a cup or a bowl, with creamed bacon, onions, potatoes, and chopped clams. You could try the baked cod topped with bread crumbs, baked in a lemon white wine butter sauce, served with a starch, and the vegetable of the day. To finish off your dining experience, you can order the Drunken Sailor dessert: vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, peanut butter, walnuts, and whipped cream, topped with Irish cream liqueur. Marina Cafe and Pub is open every day of the week from 11:30am to 10:00pm See Details
Pour Judgement Pour Judgement is a dog-friendly bar and popular hangout amongst locals and people from out of town. Along with offering a long list of draft beers, the Pour Judgement chefs are on hand to cook you up some American fare. The entrees on the menu include jambalaya, seared scallops, and steak. Additionally they serve a long list of sandwiches and burgers, including a hot wiener sandwich, a grilled Andouille sausage, gouda cheese, slaw, and fried onion crunch. There are only two dog-friendly outdoor tables, so call ahead to ensure availability. Pour Judgement is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 1am and Sunday from 10am to 1am. See Details
Norey's Norey's Bar and Grille is home to a modern American menu. Outside, you'll find five dog-friendly tables to sit at with Fido. The local patrons have a few dishes regarded as fan favorites, these include oysters, smoked wings, baked quattro formaggi, fried pickles, and the soup of the day. They also serve many different craft beers and wines. Norey Cullen, the owner, is the mastermind behind their desserts, producing creations such as blueberry and lemon bread pudding, German chocolate cake, and cream cheese frosted banana carrot cake. Norey's Bar and Grille is open Monday through Saturday from 4pm to 12am. See Details
Nikolas Pizza Newport Dogs are welcome at the Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Nikolas Pizza. Established in 1980, Nikolas's menu has grown over the years. Locally they have long been known for the pizzas they serve. One of the most popular pizzas on the menu is the Calamari, served with fried calamari, fresh garlic, sliced olives, and hot peppers. Regulars will also spin you yarns about the homemade lasagna, spinach pies, meatballs, and homemade sauces on the menu. Nikolas Pizza Restaurant is open every day of the week from 7am to 12am. See Details
Scales & Shells Scales and Shells is a seafood restaurant with eight dog-friendly tables on weekends. The owners send their own fish truck out on the road to locate the freshest fish from their varied suppliers. The fish they buy is handled properly, iced and cut to order. After the fish is brought to the restaurant, it is prepared to order in the open kitchen. The dishes they offer are designed to enhance the fish, rather than overpower it. Their favorites include the fish and chips, scampi, lobster, swordfish, tuna, salmon, and toro tuna. Don't forget to check out their daily specials that change depending on the catch. Scales and Shells is open Sunday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm and Friday to Saturday from 5pm to 11pm. See Details
Jo's American Bistro Jo's American Bistro has three dog-friendly tables outside, but make sure you call ahead before bringing Fido with you. Located in the heart of Newport, this American restaurant features traditional American cuisine, seafood, and numerous gluten-free options. The restaurant owner, Joann Carlson, has spent her whole life in the restaurant business around Newport. The menu is made up of recognizable dishes, such as burgers, lobster salad, seared scallops, and filet mignon. Jo's American Bistro is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday to Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, and Saturday to Sunday from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. See Details
The Pier Restaurant The Pier Restaurant has over twenty dog-friendly tables overlooking the entrance of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. The menu is prepared with ingredients from local farms and fisheries for a fresher taste. On the dinner menu, feast your eyes on the broiled salmon with hickory-smoked bacon and apple chutney, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, wilted baby spinach, and Dijon creme fraiche. They also serve lots of fried favorites, sandwiches, and rolls for lunch. You and Fido may find your waterside dining experience enlivened even further by live music inside and outside of the restaurant. The Pier Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Coffee Grinder On the very end of Bannister's Wharf, overlooking historic Newport Harbor, you'll find the Coffee Grinder, a dog-friendly espresso bar, and coffee shop. You and Fido can enjoy sitting at one of the three outdoor tables or on the Adirondack chairs on the deck. To drink, you'll find coffee, tea, and specialty frozen drinks. If you're feeling hungry, you can order one of their sandwiches or a slice of banana bread, the recipe of which has been reproduced on the Food Network. The Coffee Grinder is open every day of the week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
International Yacht Athletic Club Bar The International Yacht Athletic Club Bar provides patrons a friendly place to watch a game or swap nautical tales with Fido at their side. The extensive drink menu offers red, white, and sparkling wines, a variety of draft and bottled beer, and plenty of specialty cocktails. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Tavern on Broadway The Tavern on Broadway is located within a completely renovated, two-hundred-year-old colonial building. You and Fido can sit at one of the four dog-friendly tables adjacent to the building. Although they have plenty of seafood options, the menu also includes lots of modern American fare. If you're dining in a fish-loving group, you might want to try the Big Shuck, served with twelve oysters, six littlenecks, four shrimps, one lobster claw, and two native Jonah Crab claws. For something a little more romantic, tell Fido to bring his date along on a Tuesday night to enjoy their specially designed entrees to share. The Tavern on Broadway is open every day of the week from 11am to 1am. See Details
Christie's Christie's Restaurant serves casual comfort food to their three dog-friendly tables outside. You and your furry friend can sit back, relax, and eat a nice, steaming Pu Pu Platter. If you don't want to eat Christie's Pu Pu, you can dig into their signature burger. They also serve lobster, steak, lamb ribs, and fried oyster. To wash it down, check out one of their specialty cocktails, like the passion fruit mojito, the orange ginger martini, and the Salty Italian Hound. Christie's Restaurant is open Sunday from 3pm to 10pm, Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, and Friday to Saturday from 3pm to 1am. See Details
Scratch Scratch Kitchen and Catering has two dog-friendly tables outside. Only serving food which makes them proud to serve it, the chefs at scratch kitchen offer a menu full of modern twists on American classics. Served on whole wheat, multi-grain, sourdough, or marble rye, their unusual grilled cheese list is full of flavor combinations you may be unfamiliar with, like the patty melt: a four-ounce beef burger couched in a grilled cheese of cheddar, caramelized onion, applewood smoked bacon, and horseradish cream. At Scratch, they claim to experience soup as an expression, with selections that change daily to pair with your grilled cheese choice. The opening times are Monday through Saturday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Empire Tea & Coffee Empire Tea & Coffee, located in Newport, RI, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious beverages. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Empire Tea & Coffee is open daily from 6am to 5pm. See Details
Caleb & Broad Dogs are allowed at Caleb and Broad, where they serve creative twists on familiar fare. Whether you're heading there for brunch, lunch, or dinner, you'll find something on the menu that takes your fancy. Their blackened steak and eggs, served with blackened bistro steak, Lyonnaise potatoes, grilled French baguette, and two eggs is a very popular dish amongst locals. On the lunch menu, the mussels are prepared in a wheat beer, tomato, garlic, fennel, and citrus cream broth. Alternatively, you could try the shrimp curry with coconut rice, sauteed kale, broccoli, and radicchio. You and Fido can sit outside at one of their six outdoor tables. Caleb and Broad is open weekdays from 5pm to 1am and weekends from 11am to 2am. See Details
Corner Cafe Corner Cafe, located in Newport, RI, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and try Mi Mi’s Tacos - three blue corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh avocado, black beans, shredded cheddar, cilantro, homemade salsa, and sour cream. Or if you're dropping by for lunch, chow down on the Longhorn Burger topped with bacon, jalapenos, onions, pepper jack cheese, and BBQ ranch sauce on sourdough. Corner Cafe is open Monday through Wednesday from 7am to 2:30pm, Thursday through Saturday from 7am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 7am to 4pm. See Details
Panini Grill Dogs are allowed at the Panini Grill. Although they don't have tables outside, you and Fido can park your bums on the outdoor chairs. The literal translation of panini is small bread and is synonymous with sandwiches. The people at Panini Grill want you to design the perfect meal for yourself, that's why they offer you a choice of herb focaccia, French baguette, sliced Italian, an oversized pita, or whole wheat bread. You can select from a range of fillings, including roasted veggie, the chicken Italiano, and the tuna melt. Your sandwich is then spiced with extra virgin olive oil and their secret spice. Finally, they grill it on their cast iron panini grills, melting the cheese, infusing the flavor, and toasting the outside of the bread. They also serve soups and salads. The Panini Grill is open every day of the week from 10:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
The Fifth Element The Fifth Element, located in Newport, RI, is a casual American bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor, front sidewalk tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold brew and an order of the Lamb Poutine - hand-cut fries topped with roasted garlic cheddar cheese curds, lamb, chili oil, cilantro, and lime. Next, chow down on the Braised Short Ribs with pan-roasted potatoes, smoked celeriac puree, roasted fennel, and short rib jus. Or go for the Element Salad with local mixed greens, golden and red beets, shaved asparagus, goat cheese, crispy pancetta, and balsamic vinaigrette. See Details
CRU Cafe Cru Café, located in Newport, RI, is a casual, dog friendly boutique eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch, or an early dinner. Local flavors, a variety of delicious foods, pastry items baked fresh daily and much more. Their menu changes weekly but can include items such as omelets, burgers, sandwiches, fresh salads and chicken, steak and seafood entrees. This establishment is currently BYOB. See Details