Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sanibel, FL

There are 15 dog-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 Over Easy Cafe
Over Easy Cafe 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. The menu includes pancakes, omelets, Benny's, specialty egg sandwiches, coconut shrimp, quesadillas, hot and cold sandwiches, and burgers. See Details
Pet Friendly Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille 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
The Island Cow TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The Island Cow is temporarily closed due to a fire and damage from Hurricane Ian. The building has been demolished and is being rebuilt. See Details
Blue Giraffe TEMPORARILY OPERATING FOOD TRUCK ONLY 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
The Shack of Sanibel 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
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
Rosalita's Cantina Rosalita's Cantina is a pet-friendly Mexican restaurant in Sanibel, FL. Fido can join you on their covered, side-patio for lunch or dinner. The menu features nachos, fajitas, tostadas, chimichangas, quesadillas and burritos. Also, be sure to check out their extensive specialty margarita menu! See Details
Island Pizza Restaurant 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 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 Sanibel Grill The Sanibel Grill is a pet-friendly seafood restaurant in Sanibel, FL. You and Fido are welcome to relax at an outdoor table on their covered patio while enjoying a cold beverage or a signature cocktail. Their menu offerings include potato skins, Buffalo wings, Captiva crabcakes, New England clam chowder, salads, quesadillas, 12" thin crust pizza, sandwiches and burgers. Try one of their seafood baskets served with fries and coleslaw, and finish up your meal with a slice of key lime pie or classic coconut cake. See Details
Pinocchio's Italian Ice Cream Leashed dogs are welcome on the shaded patio outside Pinocchio's Italian Ice Cream at Periwinkle Place 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
The Magic Bus on Sanibel The Magic Bus is a pet-friendly ice cream shop in Sanibel, FL. Though they don't have a designated dog menu, Fido can enjoy a frozen pup cup alongside you on the covered front patio. In addition to 24 flavors of ice cream, they serve a variety of pastries, chocolates, coffee, specialty sodas, souvenirs and more. See Details
Gramma Dot's Gramma Dot's offers pet-friendly outdoor seating at Sanibel Marina in Sanibel, FL. Bring Fido along while you enjoy lunch or dinner at one of the umbrella-shaded tables on the patio. Their menu includes appetizers, salads, sandwiches, fried baskets, desserts and more. Beer or wine is also available to pair with your meal. See Details
MudBugs Cajun Kitchen MudBugs Cajun Kitchen is a dog-friendly establishment in Sanibel, FL. Your furry friend can tag along at a table on their enclosed rear patio for a meal. The menu features fresh oysters, a Maine lobster roll, grilled watermelon salad, veggie pasta and ribeye. Gluten-free and kid options are also available. 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. Be sure to order something for Fido off of the dog menu! 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 their signature tropical cocktails. See Details
House of Omelets Those seeking a good old fashioned American breakfast or lunch will feel right at home in the House of Omelettes, a casual and colorful cafe with dog-friendly outside seating. Patrons can feast on hearty classics such as corned beef hash country fried steak, biscuits and gravy, blueberry pancakes, a dozen types of signature omelettes, Cobb and Caesar salads, triple-decker BLTs, bacon cheeseburgers, reubens, Monte Cristo melts, and chicken salad wraps. Wash down the goodness with coffee, juice, fresh brewed iced tea, or a classic root beer float. Dogs can join their owners at covered front outdoor tables. House of Omelettes is open from 7am to 3pm seven days a week. 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. See Details
Blue Dog Bar & Grill The Blue Dog Bar and Grill in Matlacha, FL has several dog-friendly seats for you and your pup but they are first come, first serve so you may want to arrive before the lunch or dinner rush. The menu features several seafood options as a nod to the rich tradition of fishing in the surrounding areas. Some of the favorites include the Cracked Conch Dinner and the TNT Shrimp Dinner. If you're tired of fish, the Blue Dog also has several different options including chicken and steak. You'll also find a wine and beer list that features several local brews. See Details
New England Moorings New England Moorings is a casual, dog-friendly eatery in Cape Coral, FL, where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the covered, outdoor patio for lunch or dinner. Enjoy a variety of seafood dishes, as well as options for those who aren't fans of seafood. See Details
Sanibel, FL, US