Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rio Rancho, NM

There are 11 pet friendly restaurants in Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cazuelas Mexican Grill & Brewpub
Cazuelas Mexican Grill & Brewpub Sample from a variety of traditional Mexican dishes and wash them down with a year-round or seasonal craft brew. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Dion's
Dion's Dion's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving pizza, salads, and subs to Rio Rancho locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Dion's can head to one of its nine outdoor tables to dine alongside their dog. The restaurant's menu is comprised of cheese and garlic toast, meatballs, salads, subs, and make your own, original, and gourmet pizzas such as The Veggie, The Hawaiian, The Tuscany, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in homemade cookies and brownies. 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
O'Hare's Grille & Pub O'Hare's Grille and Pub is a dog-friendly, locally owned and operated establishment with a relaxed atmosphere in Rio Rancho, NM. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor beer garden. The Grille and Pub's menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, grilled items, pasta dishes, and pub favorites such as Fish and Chips, Sesame Shrimp and Fries, Slow Roasted Pork, Chicken Fried Chicken, Bangers and Mash, and Grilled Ahi Tuna Steaks. See Details
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Rio Rancho 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
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Rio Rancho, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
Fat Squirrel Pub & Grille Traditional English and Irish pub eats. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor patio. See Details
Federico's Federico's has a dog-friendly table outside. They serve authentic Mexican food twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Their chefs prepare plenty of Mexican favorites, including burritos, tacos, salads, enchiladas, tortas, quesadillas, tostadas, and breakfast in the morning. One of the most popular dishes are the Chile Rellenos Enchiladas, two battered Californian peppers filled with white cheese, served with lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream. See Details
Schlotzsky's Schlotzsky's, located in Rio Rancho, is a well-known delicatessen that serves up delicious salads, wraps, flatbreads, sandwiches, pizzas, and more! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Deluxe Original Sandwich with smoked ham, Genoa and Cotto salami, melted cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, black olives, red onion, lettuce, tomato, mustard, and signature dressing on a toasted sourdough bun. Or go for the Tuscan Sandwich with hand-carved turkey, provolone, Swiss, bacon, chipotle pesto, cilantro, roasted red peppers, chipotle mayo, avocado, field greens, and tomato on ciabatta. For something a bit lighter, go for the Margherita Artisan Flatbread topped with sundried tomato pesto, fresh basil, roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and balsamic reduction. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog to the table while you go inside to order. See Details
Einstein Bros. Bagels Einstein Bros. Bagels, located at Wellspring Avenue SE, Rio Rancho, is a casual bakery and cafe-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty fare. Choose from menu options including bagels, cream cheese shmears, breakfast sandwiches, hot lunch sandwiches, pastries, baked goods, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Choose a bagel in your favorite flavor (Asiago, Blueberry, Cinnamon Raisin, Cheesy Hash Brown, Green Chile, Cheddar Jalapeno, and more) then top it with the shmear of your choice (Onion and Chive, Smoked Salmon, Maple, Jalapeno Salsa, Garden Veggie, Honey Almond, Strawberry, and more! Or go for a tasty Nova Lox Sandwich. This joint even offers handy bagel treats for your pooch! A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog to the table while you go inside to order. See Details
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! See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on Southern Boulevard SE offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Cold, fresh-brewed craft beer and delicious home-cooked southern food. Try the chicken and waffles, fried catfish, or New Orleans gumbo. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
O'Niell's O'Niell's is a dog-friendly eatery in Albuquerque, NM, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the patio that offers a built-in water station and dog leash tie-ups. The menu features Irish eats such as shepherd's pie and lamb stew, plus fish and spicy mac and cheese. See Details
Flying Star Cafe Juan Tabo Flying Star Cafe Juan Tabo is a dog-friendly restaurant in Albuquerque, NM. This local chain, with locations all around Albuquerque, is especially popular with dog owners. They have an outdoor "petio" (pet-friendly patio) and offer water for your pups, as well as free treats. They serve breakfast all day, plus burgers, salads, sandwiches, bakery items, and seasonal specials. See Details
Ponderosa Brewing Company Ponderosa Brewing Company is a welcoming, dog-friendly brewery serving cold beers to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners wanting to sip alongside their pup can do so at one of Ponderosa's seven outdoor tables. The Brewing Companies menu includes starters such as wings, Spicy Queso and Tortilla Chips, and Giant Soft Pretzels, as well as, salads, Beer Battered Fish and Chips, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Its beers on tap include the Ghost Train I.P.A. the Rip Saw Red, Sour Brown, and the American Wheat. Ciders and New Mexico Wines by the glass or bottle are also available. Ponderosa Brewing Company is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to 10pm and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Canteen Brewhouse The Canteen Brewhouse in Albuquerque, NM, features an award-winning slate of year-round and seasonal brews, plus a food menu of apps like pretzels and hummus, and sandwiches such as grilled cheese and Cubanos. Stop by with Fido and enjoy the spacious outdoor, pet-friendly patio. See Details
Tractor Brewing Company Located in the heart of Nob Hill, Tractor Brewing serves refreshing craft beer on their year-round dog-friendly patio. Stop by with Fido and enjoy a cold one. See Details
Vinaigrette Vinaigrette is a salad bistro that claims to raise the "salad bar" with gourmet, entree salads served in a dog-friendly environment. Vinaigrette offers thirty outdoor tables with back gate access for dogs and their salad-loving owners. The bistro's menu includes "bright and zippy" salads such as its Asian Chopped Salad, Cherry Tart, and Greek salads, "savory" salads such as its All Kale Caesar!, Cobb, and Eat Your Peas salads, "a little sweet" salads such as The Beet Goes On, Apple-Cheddar Chop, and Arugula Duck salads, along with "in balance" salads such as French Frisee, Spinach-Mushroom, and Salacho salads. Starters, sides, sandwiches, and soups are also available. Frequent visitors recommend ordering Erin's Mac and Cheese to accompany your leafy meal and a slice of Rockstar Carrot Cake to top it all off. This location of Vinaigrette is open seven days a week from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Rio Bravo Brewing Company Rio Bravo Brewing Company, located in Albuquerque, NM, is a casual brewery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. 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 (of course) and an order of the chips and salsa, then chow down on the Wings in your choice of Buffalo Hot, RBBC Pinon Porter, Sweet BBQ, Spicy Chipotle BBQ, or Sesame Teriyaki, served with ranch or bleu cheese. Or go for the Biggest Little Town BLT with jalapeno-candied bacon, lettuce, tomato, and roasted garlic mayo served on white, wheat, or rye bread. Rio Bravo Brewing Company is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Kaktus Brewing Company Kaktus Brewing Co. in Bernalillo, NM, is a local nano-brewery with two dog-friendly patios and plenty of room for Fido. The brewery has a funky vibe with lots of colorful yard art, native plants, and an area for live music. Their food menu includes homemade bites like salads, pizza, and bratwurst. The brewery regularly hosts special events like belly dancing shows and yoga classes. See Details
Seasons Rotisserie & Grill Seasons Rotisserie & Grill is a dog-friendly, casually elegant restaurant in Albuquerque, NM, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu includes appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches, shareable sides, and entrees from the wood-burning grill like rotisserie roasted prime rib, grilled center cut beef sirloin and oak-fired jumbo sea scallops. The menu changes seasonally so be sure to check their website for the latest offerings. See Details
Blades Bistro Blades Bistro is a neighborhood favorite where you'll find over a dozen dog-friendly tables on the patio. Their menus are updated seasonally to provide diners a diverse and fresh selection of dishes. You can start off with an appetizer like the Beef Carpaccio Classic or Roasted Fresh Beets. Go light with an entree salad or dive into a hearty plate like the Smoked Asian Style Baby Back Ribs or Lamb Shank Provincial. Several of their entrees are available in a vegetarian option, too. Blades Bistro offers a generous wine list and specialty beverage selection with various martinis, cocktails, and craft brews. The bistro is open for dinner Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and Friday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm. Sunday brunch is served from 10:00am to 2:00pm. See Details
The Grove Cafe & Market The Grove Cafe & Market is a dog-friendly restaurant in Albuquerque, NM, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio, which is heated in cooler weather. Enjoy their culinary treats for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, specialty coffee, tea, and wine, and specials that feature seasonal ingredients and organic produce. Be sure to try their housemade English muffins and signature cupcakes! See Details
Marble Brewery Marble Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in Albuquerque, NM. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. They offer craft beers such as pilsner, red ale, IPA, and oatmeal stout. See Details