Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rutland, VT

There are 6 pet friendly restaurants in Rutland 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 Rutland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Hop'n Moose
Hop'n Moose Hop'n Moose, located in Rutland, VT, is a casual bar and grill 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 and an order of the Wings in your choice of sauce (Mild Buffalo, Hop'n Hot, Vermont Maple BBQ, or Gringo Jack's Sweet and Spicy Chipotle). Next, chow down on the Spartan Pizza topped with mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, Vermont smoke and cure sausage, mushrooms, house tomato sauce, and goat cheese crumbles. Or go for the Hop'n Fried Chicken Sandwich with hand-battered fried chicken, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno pickle slaw, and honey drizzle. Hop'n Moose is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Rutland Country Club
Rutland Country Club At pet-friendly Baxter's Restaurant, there are six or seven tables where you are welcome to dine with your dog. Inside the Rutland Country Club, Baxter's Restaurant is open to the public for lunch and dinner. The restaurant serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Drop by on Saturday for their dinner for two for fifty dollars, with options like Roast Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus and Fresh Fried Select Oysters. On Wednesday, Baxter's has a burger and beer special. Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 9pm, and Sunday 11am to 4pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on S Main Street has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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
Ben & Jerry's Ben and Jerry's is a dog-friendly frozen sweet shop serving, 'fresh and extraordinary dairy,' to Rutland locals and tourists alike. Dog owners can head to one of Ben and Jerry's three outdoor tables to indulge in the sunshine alongside their furry friend. The shop's menu includes flavors such as Bourbon Brown Butter, Cherry Garcia, Empower Mint, Phish Food, Totally Baked, and The Tonight Dough. Its menu also includes an array of cones, sundaes, smoothies, and shakes. 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
Village Snack Bar Village Snack Bar, located in Rutland, VT, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint, as they have a convenient walk-up window. Village Snack Bar is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Hop'n Moose Hop'n Moose is a pet-friendly brewpub restaurant in Rutland. This microbrewery welcomes dogs on the outside patio to join their owners as they indulge in a nice beer brewed on the premises. Hop'n Moose is open Wednesday through Friday from 4pm to 9pm and Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
The Lake House Pub and Grille The Lake House Pub and Grille allows dogs to dine outside off their doggy menu and enjoy the stellar views. See Details
Taps Tavern Taps offers nachos, fried calamari, burgers, sandwiches, and chicken/beef kabobs. Deck tables are dog friendly. See Details
Sal's South Sal's South serves homemade Italian classics and pizza. Relax in the casual patio and enjoy the company of your dog(s). See Details
Outback Pizza Great pizza and other Italian-American specialties located on a hillside right near Okemo. There is a delightful covered terrace with a view where dogs are welcome. Service is good here and there is even a full bar. See Details
The Lookout Tavern The Lookout Tavern is a casual bar and eatery with a summer patio serving up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you during the summer months at a pet-friendly table on the seasonal patio from April-October. The Lookout Tavern is open Saturday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm, and Friday from 12pm to 12am. Call ahead to ensure the availability of the seasonal patio. Dogs are not permitted inside the dining room, and the summer patio is closed November through March. See Details
Pot Belly Dogs are welcome at the Pot Belly Pub and Restaurant, where five outdoor tables are allocated to dog owners. The people at the Pot Belly are proud to provide small plates, entrees, a fine wine selection, and a children's menu. The pub favorites on the menu include the tortilla triangles, served with shredded chicken, cheese, sweet chili sauce, guacamole, and greens. If you don't eat meat, you can try the black bean and chipotle burger. The Pot Belly Pub and Restaurant is open Sunday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Sissy's Kitchen Dogs are allowed at Sissy's Kitchen. With a focus on local and organic ingredients, Chef Sissy Hicks offers traditional country fare. With a brand new menu added every Tuesday, you and Fido can try something new every time you amble up to Sissy's Kitchen. The extensive breakfast menu includes crispy waffles, cinnamon butter, and maple syrup. For lunch, all of their sandwiches come with German potato salad or coleslaw and can be prepared on gluten-free bread. Sissy's Kitchen is open Thursday through Sunday from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Homestyle Hostel Located on the main street of Ludlow, the Homestyle Hostel provides a total Vermont experience through local food and drinks. If you keep Fido on a leash, your furry friend can join you at one of the three outdoor tables. The fresh menu they serve is full of classic dishes from around the world. To start, you and Fido can share the mussels in a flavorful broth. Then, you can devour the homemade linguine for two, served with sirloin steak and peas in a rosemary cream sauce. You can close out your meal with a lemon cake, drizzled in berry sauce and homemade whipped cream. Wash down your meal with their very own version of a Moscow Mule, prepared with tequila in a smoky fashion. The Homestyle Hostel is open Thursday through Sunday from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. See Details
The Echo Lake Inn The Echo Lake Inn offers pet-friendly tables outside during the summer. If you're bringing Fido, call ahead to see if the property is open for the general public. Built in 1840 as a Victorian summer hotel, in the past, the Inn has had visits from Calvin Coolidge, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison. The restaurant, only open in the summer, offers daily specials and a set summer menu. The large plates on the summer menu include the roasted duck: crispy, oven-roasted, boneless breast of white Peking duck, served with Chef's inspired sauce. The Echo Lake Inn is open Monday through Thursday and the occasional weekend from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Otto's at Cones Point Dogs are welcome at Otto's at Cones Point General Store, where they provide five pet-friendly tables outside. Along with the appealing offer of a sixteen-hole miniature golf course, they also provide a food menu full of sandwiches, salads, dogs, and burgers. If you and Fido are looking for an alternative to the hair of the dog remedy, then check out the hangover fixer upper, served with two eggs, bacon, honey maple ham, sausage, and VT cheddar. Otto's at Cones Point General Store is open every day of the week from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Mojo Cafe Mojo Cafe, located in Ludlow, VT, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious Tex-Mex-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (complete with fresh water and tasty treats) while you enjoy your meal - Mojo Cafe even offers convenient "hitching posts" to tie your pup to while you go inside to order! Start off with an order of the Lobster Nachos - organic corn tortilla chips topped with Plymouth cheddar, lime-tempura Maine lobster, pickled red onions, fresh jalapenos, pickled Fresno and Serrano chilies, scallions, cilantro, black beans, and lemongrass-wasabi aioli. Next, chow down on the Green Chile Pork Tacos with tequila-citrus pulled pork, grilled peppers and onions, smoked green chile sauce, and cilantro. Mojo Cafe is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Goodman's American Pie Dogs are welcome at Goodman's American Pie. Tossing pies since 2000, this family owned and operated pizzeria offers wood-fired pizza prepared with the freshest ingredients. You and Fido can't say bye bye to Goodman's American Pie until you've tried one of the signature pizzas, including the best selling special, the Rip Curl, a pesto based pie, topped with fresh or sun-dried tomatoes, wood-fired chicken, fresh-cut garlic, ricotta, mozzarella, and asiago. Their opening times are Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 8:00pm, and Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Clear River Tavern Clear River Tavern has pet-friendly outdoor seating. As long as Fido is on a leash, he can sit outside with you. The menu on offer mainly consists of American bar food. You can sink your teeth into a super seafood platter: lightly battered and fried clam strips and shrimp or half and half served with fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce. If you're joining them for Mexican night on Tuesdays, then you'll discover lots of delectable delights, such as the green chili chicken enchilada, served with chicken, cheese, and green chili sauce rolled in a corn tortilla, topped with homemade sauce and baked in the oven. Clear River Tavern is open Sunday 12pm to 11pm and Monday through Saturday from 3pm to 11pm. See Details
Cafe Provence Dogs are welcome at Cafe Provence, where they offer twelve tables for dogs and their owners. If you've ever switched on a TV in the local area, you've probably seen Chef Robert preparing his Chocolate Bombe or other tasty treats. The food he prepares in his cafe should taste ultra-fresh as the meat, cheese, fruit, and vegetables are all gathered from local purveyors in the Vermont area. Many locals rave about the Cafe Provence Seafood Stew, served with scallops, shrimp, mussels, and other available fresh fish on saffron risotto, lobster, and tarragon broth with garlic toast. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Rustic Rooster The Rustic Rooster, located in Shrewsbury, VT, is a casual eatery 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 an order of the Nachos topped with melted cheese, fresh cilantro, black beans, jalapenos, corn, and your choice of chili or pulled pork. Next, chow down on the Flat Iron Pork - grilled, maple-brined pork served with pan-fried fingerling potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and a whole-grain mustard jus. Or go for the Rustic Pizza topped with sauteed eggplant, artichoke hearts, onions, olive oil, and local feta cheese. The Rustic Rooster is open Monday from 5pm to 9pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Killington Deli and Marketplace Killington's Deli and Marketplace has two pet-friendly picnic tables. Although they are locally renowned for their specialty sandwiches named after local establishments, they also offer homemade hot soups, chowders, chili, meatballs, Italian sausage, peppers, and onions. One of the signature sandwiches available is the Killington Peak Lodge sandwich, also known as the K-Town Mac, stuffed with homemade meatloaf, melted American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and Russian dressing on ciabatta. If you don't like the look of any of their sandwiches, you can create your own from the long list of Boar's head meats, cheeses, and condiments. Killington's Deli is open every day of the week from 6:30am to 7:00pm. See Details
Blue Cat Bistro The Blue Cat Bistro has three dog-friendly tables outside. The menu on offer is based on Italian fare. The entrees include pasta Mediterranean, served with mushrooms, fresh spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions, feta cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. If you're not in the mood for pasta, you can order a brick-fired pizza, made using fresh dough, herb-infused marinara, VT cheese, and a range of toppings. You can wash it all down with a beer, wine, or soda. The Blue Cat Bistro is open Tuesday through Sunday from 5pm to 9pm. See Details
The Southern Pie Company The Southern Pie Company has a dog-friendly table outside for your pie-loving pup. The pies on offer are not run-of-the-mill, double-crusted pies like you'd find at the grocery store. These pies bring the taste of the South to New England. The Triple-Berry Sour Cream pie on the menu comes highly recommended from pie people in the know. If you're looking for a savory snack, look no further than the vegetable quiche. Their opening times are Sunday from 10am to 4pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 10am to 5pm, and Friday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm. Pie! See Details