Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sanibel, FL

There are 16 pet friendly restaurants in Sanibel 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 Sanibel. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille TEMPORARILY CLOSED Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille is a seafood spot on Sanibel Island serving island-inspired cocktails and Caribbean flavors in a casual space. Their pet-friendly patio features ceiling fans and outdoor heaters that will be sure to keep you and Fido comfortable as you enjoy your meal at one of several outdoor tables. See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Giraffe
Blue Giraffe TEMPORARILY CLOSED Blue Giraffe is a casual dog-friendly eatery at Periwinkle Place in Sanibel, FL, where Fido can join you on the outdoor patio for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their menu features island-inspired American cuisine. Breakfast favorites include cinnamon French toast, Fisherman's Benedict, and create your own omelets. For lunch or dinner enjoy nachos, wings, burgers, fresh seafood, sandwiches, fish tacos, and more. See Details
Tipsy Turtle Restaurant & Bar TEMPORARILY CLOSED Tipsy Turtle Restaurant & Bar is an island-themed, dog-friendly eatery in Sanibel, FL, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on their patio. Their menu features seafood-centric American eats with items like spicy shrimp, tuna nachos, chicken wings, crab cakes, clam chowder, BBQ pulled pork, seafood baskets, pasta, ribs, brisket, and more. See Details
The Clam Shack TEMPORARILY CLOSED The Clam Shack is a family-owned, dog-friendly restaurant in Sanibel, FL serving up New England seafood classics in a laid-back setting. Fido can join you at an outdoor table on their pet-friendly patio. Enjoy their fried Ipswich clams, buttery lobster rolls, and traditional fish & chips. Land lovers can enjoy a burger, fried chicken sandwich or grilled cheese. See Details
Over Easy Cafe TEMPORARILY CLOSED Over Easy Cafe in Sanibel, FL offers a tasty variety of classic breakfast and lunch fare served in a relaxed atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes pancakes, omelettes, Benny's, specialty egg sandwiches, coconut shrimp, quesadillas, hot and cold sandwiches, and burgers. See Details
Schnapper's Hots TEMPORARILY CLOSED Schnapper's Hots is a dog-friendly restaurant in Sanibel, FL, famous for its hot dogs. Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu also features burgers, fries, grouper sandwiches, and ice cream. See Details
Sunset Grill TEMPORARILY CLOSED Sunset Grill is a cozy eatery on Sanibel Island serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily on a dog-friendly patio. Popular options from their diverse menu include the sunset egg sandwich, 'cakes and eggs, lunch options like the grouper Reuben or grilled chicken Ceasar wrap, and entrees such as the filet mignon, pan-seared duck, or wood-grilled salmon. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the covered, fan-cooled patio. See Details
Lazy Flamingo TEMPORARILY CLOSED Lazy Flamingo is a seafood restaurant located in Sanibel, FL. This dog-friendly eatery offers fresh seafood, cold beer and a coastal atmosphere. Stop by after a day of fishing. The chefs at Lazy Flamingo will clean, fillet and cook your catch! Fido is welcome to join you at an outside table. See Details
George and Wendy's Sanibel Seafood Grille TEMPORARILY CLOSED The dog-friendly Sanibel Seafood Grille offers a laid back beach-like atmosphere in which to enjoy an array of seafood, tapas, and classic American dishes. Warm up those taste buds with delicious appetizers like crab cakes, Detroit sliders. and coconut shrimp, then dig into a hearty entree menu of filet mignon, baby back ribs, lobster tails, drunken grouper, shrimp scampi, and Cajun chicken Alfredo. The extensive lineup of libations includes wine, sangria, beer on tap, and craft, import, and domestic bottled brews. Dogs are welcome on the quaint garden patio. See Details
Blue Giraffe 2 at Beachview Estates TEMPORARILY CLOSED Blue Giraffe 2 is a casual dog-friendly eatery in Sanibel, FL serving up island-inspired lunch and dinner. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their umbrella-cast shade tables while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Island Pizza Restaurant TEMPORARILY CLOSED Island Pizza Restaurant is a pet-friendly pizzeria in Sanibel, FL. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on their outdoor patio. Try one of their six different pizza crusts including their Sicilian-style deep dish or their gluten-free option. Their menu also includes pasta, hot subs, salads and soup. Enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine with your meal. See Details
T2 Traders Restaurant at The Village Shops TEMPORARILY CLOSED Looking for a dog-friendly spot for lunch, dinner or anytime in between? Try T2 Traders Restaurant at The Village Shops in Sanibel, FL. Their trendy menu offers delicious dishes like tacos, flatbreads, and coastal-inspired classics, plus a full bar with a wine list and a rotating selection of Florida craft beers. Leashed pups are welcome to join you at outdoor tables on the patio while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Bleu Rendez-Vous French Bistro TEMPORARILY CLOSED Bleu Rendez-Vous French Bistro is a dog-friendly French restaurant in Sanibel, FL. Your leashed, friendly dog is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Try their escargot, Norwegian Lobster-Got, Ris de Veau a la Creme, or classic Coq Au Vin. Don't forget to order a round of dessert and try their tasty Profiteroles! See Details
The Shack of Sanibel TEMPORARILY CLOSED The Shack of Sanibel is a frozen custard shack serving fresh dessert treats in flavors like Cookie Monster, Bing Cherry Pie, and Flutter Nutter Crunch. Order a scoop or two to enjoy at the dog-friendly outdoor tables, or grab a pint to go, and don't forget a pup cup with Milkbone dog treats for Fido. See Details
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill TEMPORARILY CLOSED Dog-friendly Dairy Queen Grill & Chill in Sanibel, FL, welcomes your pup to join you at their walk-up window to order a frozen treat. Fido can also relax with you at a picnic table on their pet-friendly outdoor patio. Their menu includes soft serve and signature shakes along with burgers and fries. See Details
Pinocchio's Italian Ice Cream TEMPORARILY CLOSED Leashed dogs are welcome on the shaded patio outside Pinocchio's Italian Ice Cream in Sanibel, FL. This pet-friendly ice cream shop offers unique flavors of handmade ice cream and gelato. Your dog may even be treated to a pup cup during their visit! See Details
Nervous Nellie's Nervous Nellie's, located in Fort Myers Beach, FL, is a casual, pet-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They serve a large menu with items like drunken wings, seafood quesadillas, sandwiches, seafood pots, steaks, salads, oysters, the World’s Largest Shrimp and Lobster Cocktail, ribs and so much more! Be sure to try one of Ugly's "Photo Op" Drinks - gigantic tropical cocktails big enough to share such as the signature Nervous Nellie made with five different flavored rums (Spiced, Banana, Coconut, Pineapple, & Cherry), topped off with orange and pineapple juice and a splash of cranberry. See Details
Ford's Garage Ford's Garage features a mac & cheese bar and delicious comfort food like grilled NY strip steak and "mom's" meatloaf. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Water bowls will be made available. See Details
Hooked Island Grill Hooked Island Grill is located right on the bay in Matlacha, FL, in a building originally constructed in the early 1940s. The restaurant's deck overlooks the bay and has several dog-friendly tables, and they have a dog menu! The flavorful menu features a wide range of lunch and dinner entrees including salads, sandwiches, and seafood baskets. The deck offers relaxing views of the boat traffic and wildlife while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Big Storm Brewery Big Storm Brewery is a dog-friendly, modern gastropub and brewhouse that serves craft beer and scratch-made food in a bright, open space that welcomes dogs on the covered patio. See Details
M Waterfront Grille You and Fido (leashed) will enjoy amazingly unique, fresh chef creations and biscuits at M Waterfront Grille, featuring spectacular views and dog-friendly outdoor seating. An upscale menu includes shrimp and crab spring rolls, pasta pomodori, Florida black grouper, braised short rib, and veal Milanese. Opens Monday thru Saturday at 11:30am, 10am on Sunday. See Details
Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe is a dog-friendly waterfront restaurant in Fort Myers, FL. This casual, open air eatery is situated on Matanzas Pass in Ostego Bay and welcomes leashed dogs in their outdoor, covered patio seating. Boaters are welcome to tie up at their dock. You must order at the bar and they accept cash only. Their is an ATM onsite for your convenience. Relax and watch the shrimp boats and dolphins in the bay while you enjoy a cold beer with a burger, fish fingers, fried clams, peel and eat shrimp, and more. Breakfast is also available. See Details
Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Stop in for authentic Caribbean food, delectable desserts, and stunning sunsets. Dogs are welcome at their outdoor seating area.

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Mucky Duck TEMPORARILY CLOSED Mucky Duck is a dog-friendly restaurant in Captiva, FL. Enjoy scenic views and sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico as you indulge on fine comfort foods with Fido at one of the outdoor picnic tables. See Details