Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Marcos, TX

There are 19 pet friendly restaurants in San Marcos 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 San Marcos. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Railyard Bar & Grill
Railyard Bar & Grill Fun inside and outdoor restaurant! Horseshoes, ping pong and other games are set up all over the outside eating area. Dogs are allowed outside and are given a water bowl. See Details
Pet Friendly Sean Patrick's Bar & Grill
Sean Patrick's Bar & Grill Irish pub, Texas grub is the motto at Sean Patrick's. Where else can you find Guinness fish and chips and carnitas tacos on the same menu? Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Kent Black's BBQ Dogs are welcome at Kent Black's BBQ, where they offer twelve pet-friendly tables outside. Kent Black, their pit master, is a third generation BBQ chef who learned his craft at the eighty-four-year-old, family-owned, Black's BBQ in Lockhart, Texas. He still utilizes the same techniques as his grandfather in 1932, including a simple rub and local Post Oak Wood. On the menu, you'll find beef brisket, pork spare ribs, smoked turkey breast, homemade sausage, giant beef ribs, and a number of sausages. You can combine a number of these meats with a bun, pickles, onions, and some BBQ sauce to make sandwiches. Kent Black's BBQ is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 10pm. 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
Industry Industry, located in San Marcos, TX, is a casual joint 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 drink and an order of the Smoked Elotes - sweet corn with chili powder, aioli, cotija, and lime. Next, chow down on the Industry Burger topped with cheddar cheese, caramelized onion mostarda, smoked garlic mayo, and greens on a sweet bun. Or go for the Brisket Tacos - corn tortillas filled with chopped brisket, cilantro, lime, onion, and salsa de guajillo. Industry is open daily from 11am to 12am. See Details
Chick-fil-A Grab some chicken and fries and enjoy with Fido in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Ivar's River Pub Ivar's River Pub, located in San Marcos, TX, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious grub. 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 Pub Nachos topped with queso, cotija cheese, green onions, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, and your choice of pulled pork or chopped brisket. Next, chow down on the Fried Oysters with Cajun slaw, fries, and your choice of tartar sauce or cocktail sauce. Or go for the Black and Bleu Burger topped with caramelized onions, balsamic glaze, and bleu cheese crumbles. Ivar's River Pub is open daily from 11am to 10pm (closed Tuesday). See Details
Freebirds World Burrito Freebirds World Burrito, located in San Marcos, is a fast food-style joint that serves up a variety of Tex-Mex-style eats prepared using fresh ingredients. Choose from menu options including burritos, bowls, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, salads, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try a Hybird Carnitas Burrito, filled with your choice of ingredients (rice, cheese, beans, hot tomatillo sauce, BBQ sauce, habanero sauce, sour cream, roasted garlic, jalapenos, cilantro, tortilla strips, and more! 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
Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery proudly provides San Marcos with kolaches. They provide four pet-friendly tables for dogs and their owners. Kolaches are a type of pastry that traditionally holds a dollop of fruit in the center. Although Kolaches derive from Europe, you'll also find a number of pastries that utilize Texan flavors on the menu at Dos Gatos. These American re-imaginings are filled with lots of fillings, including jalapeno Polish sausage, vegetarian sausage, bacon and cheese, Italian meatball, and Philly cheesesteak. Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 2:00pm and Saturday to Sunday from 7:30am to 2:00pm. See Details
Johnny Rockets Johnny Rockets on I- blasts American food out of their kitchen onto your plates. These burger specialists are proud to be a throwback to yesteryear, serving burgers, shakes, and fries to all of their customers around the world. At this location, you and Fido will find plenty of dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can relax with you while you sink your teeth into a Spicy Houston burger: loaded with spicy jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, crisp leaf lettuce, fresh tomato, and smokin' chipotle ranch. You can accompany your burger with a hand-spun milkshake made with premium vanilla ice cream and whole milk. See Details
Roughhouse Brewing Roughhouse Brewing, located in San Marcos, TX, is a casual brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your evening. Start off with a cold beer (of course) and an order of the Chips and Salsa with smoked onions and peppers, fresh tomato, jalapeno, and lime. Next, chow down on the Pulled Pork Sandwich with slow-smoked pork, beer mustard, tangy BBQ sauce, dill pickles, and slaw on a bun, served with your choice of mac and cheese or rice and beans. Roughhouse Brewing is open Thursday through Friday from 4pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday through Monday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
A-Tan A-Tan is an Asian bistro and sushi bar serving a variety of dishes in a dog-friendly environment. Dog owners with a hankering for a sushi roll can head to one of A-Tan's seven outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside Fido. A-Tan's menu includes a wide variety of appetizers such as Tahi Spicy Shrimp, Sauteed Veggies, Fried River Shrimp, and Shiitake Crawfish Wontons. It also includes yakitori, soups, salads, tempura, noodles, bento boxes, seafood, beef, and chicken entrees, sushi entrees, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Green Tea Ice Cream, a Tropical Roll, or Mille Crep. This location of A-Tan is open Monday through Thursday for lunch from 11:00am to 2:30pm and for dinner from 4:00pm to 9:30pm; Friday for lunch from 11:00am to 2:30pm and for dinner from 4:00pm to 10:30pm; Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:30pm; and Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Taco Cabana Taco Cabana is a casual Mexican cafe with an eclectic menu and pet-friendly seating. This location in San Marcos offers tables outside where you can dine with Fido. Mains feature tacos, flautas, burritos, fajitas, tacos, and other popular staples. You can find hearty combination plates like the Mexico Plate or Steak Street Taco Plate. There are plenty of cheese and bean options, too, for vegetarian diners. Taco Cabana also serves breakfast options with breakfast tacos, eggs, and burritos. You can wrap that all up with a cinnamon sugar sopapillas with honey or dulce de leche dipping sauce. 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
Tantra Tantra, located in San Marcos, TX, is a casual coffee house that serves up a variety of delicious caffeinated beverages, cafe fare, craft beer, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Tantra is open daily from 8am to 11pm. See Details
Hat Creek Burger Company Hat Creek Burger Company, located in San Marcos, TX, is a casual joint that serves up American eats prepared with fresh ingredients. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Signature Burger - a double patty topped with American cheese, Happy Sauce, and spicy sauerkraut - with or without any additional toppings (bacon, avocado, pickles, mushrooms, grilled onions, or grilled jalapenos.) Or go for the Garden Salad with fresh spinach, romaine, chopped carrots, grape tomatoes, feta cheese, grilled chicken, and your choice of dressing (homemade honey balsamic, honey mustard, vinaigrette, or ranch.) Before you head out, be sure to grab a specialty shake! Choose from options like S'Mores, Peanut Butter Cup, Birthday Cake, Cuvee Coffee, Strawberry Shortcake, and more! Try the Grasshopper with mint syrup and Oreo crumbles! 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
North Street Beer Bar North Street Beer Bar, located in San Marcos, TX, is a unique joint that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and Indian-Mexican fusion-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. North Street Beer Bar is open Tuesday from 4:30pm to 11pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, Saturday from 1pm to 12am, and Sunday from 4:30pm to 10pm. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in San Marcos, 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Center Point Road in San Marcos provides four tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream, located in San Marcos, is a well-known ice cream company that serves up delectable treats at shops and storefronts all over the country. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from a variety of decadent flavors including Butter Pecan, Caramel Cone, Espresso Chocolate Cookie Crumble, Green Tea, Peanut Butter Salted Fudge, Pistachio, Rum Raisin, White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle, and more! Try the Bourbon Praline Pecan - bourbon ice cream infused with brown sugar-bourbon swirls and crunchy praline pecans! 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
Salt Lick Salt Lick is a BBQ lover's dream, offering delicious barbecue in a warm atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from succulent options such as brisket, pork ribs, sausage, whole chicken, and turkey, plus yummy pecan pie and peach cobbler for dessert. Open daily 11am to 10pm. See Details
River Hofbrau River Hofbrau offers 24 beers on tap and Texas iced teas to complement a food menu that includes brisket nachos, pulled pork sandwiches, bratwurst, pecan crusted chicken, and grilled Atlantic salmon. Patio seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Moontower Saloon Indoor/outdoor bar serves pizza, burgers, and sandwiches. Dogs are welcome everywhere. See Details
Kate's Place Restaurant Awesome! Something for everyone. Great local beer and wine selection and a very eclectic menu with all the classics. Nice shaded patio with large live oak trees and an outdoor bar. Check it out! See Details
Front Porch Grill BBQ, Steaks, Burgers, Tacos, Daily Specials. Reasonable Prices. Outdoor tables allow dogs. See Details