Dog Friendly Restaurants in Oak Park, IL

There are 27 pet friendly restaurants in Oak Park 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 Oak Park. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bar Louie
Bar Louie Bar Louie is a trendy bistro style pub that offers craft food and drinks in a modern atmosphere, and patio seating that welcomes dogs during the summer. Enjoy a diverse menu of eclectic eats such as potstickers, tempura shrimp, beef brisket sliders, Thai chicken flatbread, BBQ burgers, grilled mac and cheese sandwiches, and drunken fish and chips. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Pet Friendly Trattoria 225
Trattoria 225 The wood-fired pizza is a fan favorite among the tasty Italian dishes at this spot. You can dine on the patio with your pet in the summer. See Details
Kinderhook Neighborhood pub atmosphere with a menu that includes fried cheese curds, burgers, mac n' cheese, hangar steak, and deep-fried Twinkies for dessert. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Penny's Noodle Shop Bring your appetite and enjoy generous portions of simple, delicious Asian dishes in a casual locale with dog-friendly patio seating. A diverse menu includes Thai spring rolls, crab rangoon, Mandarin chicken salad, sesame beef noodle, pad Thai, pineapple fried rice, and barbecued pork soup. Opens at 11am Monday thru Saturday and noon on Sunday. See Details
Peterson's Ice Cream Petersen's Ice Cream is a dog-friendly sweet spot serving old-fashioned ice cream to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Petersen's wanting to enjoy a Mackinac Island Fudge cone alongside their canine can head to one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy their treat. Its flavors range from New York Cherry to award-winning Vanilla to Peppermint Stick, Turtle, Green Mint Chocolate Chip, Cookie Dough, and more. Locals call Petersen's the ""best ice cream in Oak Park,"" and recommend ordering a banana split. This location of Petersen's Ice Cream is open seven days a week from 12pm to 10pm." See Details
Sagano Sushi Friendly service with amazing sushi for a fair price with outdoor seating where dogs can join you at the table. See Details
Buzz Cafe A part of Oak Park Arts District, Buzz Cafe is a dog-friendly cafe that believes in community and family ties. Those wanting to try some of Buzz Cafe's organic, vegan or vegetarian foods can head to one of its three outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their dog. Its menu includes breakfast items, soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, gourmet burgers, flatbread pizzas, snacks, and sweet treats. Regulars recommend ordering the breakfast burrito with a cup of Buzz Blend coffee. The Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 9pm, Saturday from 7am to 9pm and for brunch Sunday from 8am to 2pm. See Details
Eastgate Cafe Eastgate Cafe is a pet-friendly restaurant serving fresh and homemade dishes to locals and tourists alike. Eastgate Cafe offers guests a few outdoor tables where they can sit with their dog and enjoy a meal. Its menu includes breakfast pastries, artisan sandwiches, specials, homemade soups, salads, desserts, and coffee drinks. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the Mediterranean Salad and the Lobster Bisque, or an espresso and a cookie. Eastgate is open Sunday from 9am to 8pm and Monday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Cucina Paradiso Cucina Paradiso is a dog-friendly restaurant serving a variety of drinks and Italian dishes to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Cucina wanting to dig into a plate of Linguine Pescatore while their furry friend lounges underfoot can sit at one of its fifteen outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes dishes such as Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Bruschetta, Baked Meatballs, salads, pizzas, pasta, Chicken Pistachio, Salmon, and an array of desserts. Frequent visitors rave about the Pear Pizza and recommend ordering a bottle of wine and the Chocolate Lava Cake to top off your dining experience. Cucina Paradiso is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Lake Street Kitchen and Bar Nestled in the heart of downtown Oak Park, Lake Street Kitchen is a dog-friendly eatery boasting a full bar with artisan cocktails, many global wines, and local and craft beers. Visitors to Lake Street Kitchen wanting to dine alongside their canine can head to one of its ""ruff-ly"" fifteen outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. The Kitchen's menu includes bar bites, cheese and charcuterie, soups, salads, flatbreads, sandwiches, a Taco Plate, Herb-Roasted Salmon, Spinach Ravioli, and more. Locals recommend ordering one of Lake Street's unique flatbread dishes and a cocktail to wash it down. The Kitchen is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 12:00am, Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am and Sunday from 11:00am to 10:00pm." See Details
Serenitea Cafe and Boutique Serenitea Cafe and Boutique is a pet-friendly tea room boasting a vintage style menu for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Serenitea wanting to try its loose leaf tea served in eclectic tea cups and saucers can head to one of its four outdoor tables to enjoy with Fido. The Cafe's Afternoon Tea menu includes an assortment of finger sandwiches, scones and miniature desserts with an individual pot of tea for each guest. Its lunch menu includes scones of the day, sandwiches, Lavender Tea Cookies, Bars, and the Special of the Day. Former visitors call the tea selection incredible, rave about the chicken salad, and recommend lingering to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the Lavender Cookies. Serenitea Cafe says to call ahead at least twenty-four hours in advance for a reservation if you're looking to enjoy Afternoon Tea. Serenitea Cafe is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Thursday and Saturday from 8:30am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Winberie's Restaurant & Bar Winberie's Restaurant and Bar boasts a comfortable and casual dining experience in a pet-friendly environment. Guests wanting to dig into American fare while their canine lounges underfoot can head to one of Winberie's nine outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes brunch dishes, salads, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, chicken dishes, and steak entrees, as well as gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan dishes. Regulars recommend ordering a glass of its award-winning wine and the London Broil, a grilled, sliced, marinated steak, with a mushroom demi-glace, served with whipped potatoes and haricots verts. Winberie's is open for brunch, Sunday from 10:00am to 1:00pm, and for lunch, Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 4:00pm. It is open for dinner, Monday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:30pm and Sunday from 1:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Papaspiros Papaspiros is a fine-dining Greek restaurant serving small plates and traditional entrees in a pet-friendly environment. Visitors to Papaspiros can sit at one of its four outdoor tables to enjoy a Continental breakfast, lunch or dinner alongside their furry friend. Its menu includes seafood, Spanakopita, Kalamari, Greek Fries, Hummus, soups, salads, Pastichio, gyros, vegetarian dishes, pasta, Pork Chops, seafood, and more. Frequent visitors to Papaspiros recommend ordering a sandwich or a plate of Vegetarian Moussaka with a glass of wine to wash it all down. Papaspiros is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. Brunch is served Sunday from 10am to 1pm. See Details
The Little Gem Cafe The Little Gem Cafe is a European-style eatery boasting an elegant and romantic atmosphere. Visitors to The Little Gem wanting to dig into a Filet Mignon dish topped with Herb Butter can do so alongside their furry friend at one of its five outdoor tables. The Little Gem Cafe's menu includes dishes such as sliders, soups, and bruschetta, salads, seafood, sandwiches, a Stuffed Pork Chop, New Zealand Lamb Chops, Angel Hair Pasta Primavera, a variety of brunch dishes, and more. Frequent visitors call the atmosphere charming and recommend ordering the Seafood Risotto and saving room for the creme brulee and a glass of wine to top off your meal. The Little Gem is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
NOVO Restaurant and Wine Bar Located in the heart of Oak Park's historic Hemingway District, NOVO Restaurant and Wine Bar is a dog-friendly spot to grab a seasonally inspired dish and a cocktail. Visitors to NOVO wanting to devour a Smoked Trout BLT while their furry friend lounges nearby can head to one of NOVO's five outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes sandwiches, salads, seafood, flatbreads, burgers, unique macaroni and cheese dishes, steak, and desserts such as its House Made Ice Cream, Apple Bundt Cake, and Lemon Blueberry Blondie. The Restaurant also serves a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. Frequent visitors rave about its wine list and recommend ordering the scallops. NOVO's hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm, Friday from 5pm to 11pm, Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Mancini's Italian Bistro Mancini's Italian Bistro is a dog-friendly neighborhood eatery serving authentic Italian fare. Visitors to the Bistro looking to dig into a plate of Mancini's Homemade Chips with Gorgonzola Drizzle beside their canine can sit at one of its seven outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. The Italian Bistro's menu includes small plates such as Fried Raviolo and Grilled Calamari, salads, soups, flatbread pizzas, a variety of chicken dishes, specialty pasta such as Pumpkin Ravioli in a Walnut Cream Sauce, seafood dishes, baked pasta, sandwiches, grilled paninis, and desserts. Frequent visitors rave about the cozy atmosphere and recommend ordering the Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich and saving room for a scoop of gelato. Mancini's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10:30pm, Saturday from 9:00am to 10:30pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Sugar Fixe Patisserie Sugar Fixe Patisserie is a dog-friendly sweet shop serving made-from-scratch pastries to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a sweet tooth can bring Fido along and head to one of Sugar Fixe's six outdoor tables to enjoy the shop's most popular pastry, the delicate French Macaron. Its menu includes breakfast pastries such as the Savory Brioche, Sweet Scone, Chocolate Almond Croissant, and more. It also includes cookies, tarts, dessert cakes, cupcakes, specialty cakes, and boxes of macarons ranging in flavor from Pistachio to Salted Caramel to Nutella. Regulars rave about the outdoor seating and recommend ordering a cup of hot chocolate and a Chocolate Creme Puff. This location of Sugar Fixe is open Sunday through Wednesday from 8am to 6pm and Thursday through Saturday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Nando's Peri-Peri Chicken In England, Nandos is synonymous with youth culture. Taking your date out for a cheeky Nandos is as cool as Snapping a celeb' or going viral. Now, you can take Fido for a cheeky Nandos on Lake Street in Oak Park, where they provide six dog-friendly tables outside. Their menu contains lots of PERi-PERi flavored food that derives from Portugal. Their signature dish is PERi-PERi chicken, marinated for twenty-four hours, flame grilled and basted to your liking. Although most of the menu is meaty, they also offer a few veggie selections, such as a veggie burger, a portobello mushroom with halloumi wrap, and a feta and avocado wrap. 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
Sushi House Nestled in the heart of Downtown Oak Park, Sushi House is a pet-friendly eatery boasting a sophisticated and modern atmosphere and a range of sushi rolls. Sushi House has four outdoor tables for guests with dogs and a hankering for a Scorpion Roll. Its menu includes soups, salads, seafood, signature rolls, sashimi, noodles, fried rice dishes, desserts, and more. Frequent visitors recommend ordering The Dragon, Chicago Fire, or the Pink Lady Roll. This location of Sushi House is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm and Sunday from 12:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Taste of Brasil Taste of Brasil is a pet-friendly restaurant serving traditional Brazilian food to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Taste of Brasil with a sweet tooth can dig into a slice of Prestigio Cake alongside their furry friend at one of its six outdoor tables. Its menu includes a range of appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches, and entrees including Brazilian Meatloaf, Bobo de Camarao, and more. Frequent visitors call the atmosphere cozy and recommend ordering the lentil soup along with your Feijoada--the national dish of Brazil--and washing it down with a glass of lemonade. Taste of Brasil is open Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 9:00pm, Saturday from 10:30am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Bruegger's Bagels Bruegger's Bagels is a dog-friendly eatery serving a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Oak Park with Fido in tow and a craving for a preservative-free bagel, can head to one of Bruegger's outdoor tables to dig in. The eatery's menu is made up of bagels and cream cheese, salads, signature soups, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and coffee drinks. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Cheesecake Brownie, Cranberry Orange Nut Muffin, or Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookie. See Details
Jerusalem Cafe Jerusalem Cafe is a dog-friendly eatery serving healthy dishes to Oak Park residents and visitors alike. Visitors to the Cafe wanting to enjoy a meal while their canine relaxes nearby can sit at one of its outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes items such as Hummus, Baba Ghannoug, soups, sandwiches, Beef Shish Kabob Entree, Vegetarian Falafel Plate, a variety of smoothies, desserts, and more. CBS Chicago recommends ordering the Combination Feast which is a combination of beef shish kabob, kifta kabob, shawarma, and falafel. Jerusalem Cafe is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Salerno's Salerno's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving homemade Southern-Italian favorites. Dog owners craving a slice of pizza can head to one of Salerno's outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their furry friend. Its menu includes a wide variety of appetizers from Chicken Fingers with BBQ Sauce to Vesuvio Potatoes to Garlic Bread, Olives, Mozzarella Sticks, Baked Clams and more. Its menu also includes pizzas, sandwiches, subs, pasta dishes, ribs, seafood, chicken dishes, veal meals, and desserts. Locals rave about Salerno's thin-crust pizzas and recommend ordering a plate of pasta and a cannoli to top off your meal. This location of Salerno's is open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 11pm and Friday and Saturday from 10am to 12am. See Details
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Oak Park locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. 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