Dog Friendly Restaurants in Traverse City, MI

There are 45 pet friendly restaurants in Traverse City 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 Traverse City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Filling Station Microbrewery
The Filling Station Microbrewery The Filling Station Microbrewery is a dog-friendly brewpub in Traverse City, MI, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. They serve pizza and salads to complement a wide selection of craft beer. See Details
Pet Friendly The Little Fleet
The Little Fleet This open-air bar in Traverse City, MI serves local, domestic, and international craft beers, curated cocktails, spirits, and wines all in the shadow of Traverse City's only food truck lot. Food trucks can be found throughout the afternoon and evening offering a variety of tasty eats. Dogs are welcome in the spacious canopied, pet-friendly seating area. See Details
Taproot Cider House Taproot Cider House, located in Traverse City, MI, is a casual joint that serves up crisp ciders and a variety of farm-to-table eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a hard cider and an order of the Blue Corn Nachos topped with local pork, housemade cherry BBQ sauce, organic grape tomatoes, avocado sour cream, and Paradise Acres micro salad. Next, chow down on the Whitefish Tacos - corn tortillas filled with seasoned local whitefish, organic cabbage slaw, bibb lettuce, local cheddar, and spicy mayo. Or go for the Hippi Tree Sandwich with organic cucumbers, red onions, heirloom tomatoes, avocado, Paradise Acres sunflower sprouts, and house-peppered mayo on grain bread. See Details
Red Mesa Grill Red Mesa Grill features the flavors of the Carribean, Mexico, and Central and South America. This Latin American inspired restaurant has sixteen dog-friendly tables outside. The dinner specialties on offer include Cuban black bean cakes, jerk tuna tacos, and jack stuffed shrimp. In addition to the exotic cuisine, Red Mesa Grill has a wonderful selection of tequila, craft beer on tap, and wines available by the glass or bottle. The Red Mesa Grill is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Brew Located in the historic Opera House building, Brew is a locally owned, dog-friendly, and independent coffeehouse and cafe. They offer a wide variety of beverages, including coffee, tea, espresso drinks, microbrews, local wines, and seasonal drinks, along with pastries, grilled sandwiches, soups, salads, and wraps. On the menu, you'll discover lots of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free menu options as well. Brew is open Sunday through Tuesday from 7am to 12am and Wednesday through Saturday from 7am to 1am. See Details
The Towne Plaza The Plaza offers tasty pork dishes, stuffed quail, wild boar loin, and soft shell crabs. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Mulligan's Pub & Grill Dogs are welcome at Mulligan's Pub and Grill in Traverse City, MI, where they offer six pet-friendly tables. Affiliated with the crown golf club, this American restaurant offers salads, baskets, burgers, sandwiches, entrees, and weekly specials. One of the most popular dishes amongst local diners is the Pebble Beach Burger: stuffed with bacon and pepper jack cheese. See Details
The Workshop Brewing Company The Workshop Brewing Company is a dog friendly brewery in Traverse City, MI. They sustain nature, build community, and honor craft by creating honest, traditional beers and wholesome, delicious food using ingredients sourced as locally/organically as possible, served with genuine warmth and enthusiasm, in a setting that is welcoming and fun. Empanadas, chips and house-made salsa, scratch-made soups, various snacks, and occasional specials round out the menu. Their spacious, dog friendly patio is covered by a large tent. See Details
Folgarelli's Dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly patio at Folgarelli's Market, a classic market in the old world Italian style in Traverse City, MI. Boasting a menu of over forty-five different sandwiches, including Grandpa's Cabin, stuffed with ham, Swiss cheese, mustard, and potato chips, Folgarelli's Market is a great place to get classic and innovative subs. Make sure you check out the huge selection of wine on the menu as well. See Details
Traverse City Whiskey Co. Sample 100% genuine made in the USA bourbon whiskey at this dog-friendly taproom in Traverse City, MI. Traverse City Whiskey Co is a cozy and rustic distillery and tasting room that welcomes well-behaved dogs both inside and outside. Whether neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail, this smooth brand of spirit is derived from a tried and true family recipe, passed down through three generations. Belly up to the bar with friends or relax at an outdoor table with Fido. See Details
Moomers Homemade Ice Cream Dogs are welcome at Moomers Homemade Ice Cream in Traverse City, MI, where they make over one-hundred and sixty ice cream flavors. In addition to all the premium ice cream, the great views of the farm itself are a sight to behold. Rather than just buying a flavor of ice cream, such as bubble gum, butter brickle, caramel apple, or blueberry cheesecake, you could indulge in a banana split, piled high with vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate ice cream, topped with pineapple, strawberries, and chocolate syrup, and covered with crushed peanuts between a split banana, accompanied with whipped cream and cherries. Please note that outside table service is not available so Fido will need to wait outdoors at a pet-friendly table while you order inside. See Details
Higher Grounds Trading Co. Higher Grounds Trading Co. is Michigan's 100% organic & fair trade coffee roasting company. The Coffee Bar & Roastery are nestled in the vibrant community of the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. They have a great patio where you are welcome to bring your pets. See Details
Spanglish Spanglish is a dog-friendly restaurant in Traverse City. They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice. See Details
The Parlor TC The Parlor TC is an old-fashioned craft cocktail bar that offers a prohibition era experience that is vastly different from other establishments. Beyond the intriguing environment, they specialize in fresh, classic and unique handcrafted cocktails and gastro-pub style food. The food menu changes on the first of every month, and the drink menu offers an assortment of libations for all walks of life including a tastefully-curated wine list, and an array of local and Michigan craft brews as well as international classics. Dogs are welcome to join you on the spacious patio. See Details
Red Spire Brunch House Red Spire is an eatery in the Village of Grand Traverse Commons offering traditional and unique breakfast and lunch options. Red Spire Brunch House is located in the Mercato within the Grand Traverse Commons, and patio seating is pet-friendly. See Details
Bad Dog Deli Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor, dog-friendly patio at Bad Dog Deli in Traverse City, MI. They serve homemade pizza, sandwiches and more. You can also enjoy a variety of craft beers from local breweries. See Details
Milk and Honey Cafe and Ice Creamery Milk and Honey Cafe and Ice Creamery is a dog-friendly cafe and ice cream shop in Traverse City, MI where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Serving housemade, corn syrup-free, and made with dairy made from a local farm, you are sure to have the highest quality ice cream experience of your life! Other homemade products include: fudge sauce, caramel sauce, and buttercream frosting. See Details
Crêpes and Co Crêpes and Co is a dog-friendly breakfast restaurant in Traverse City, MI. Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio at a table with umbrellas, for a delicious breakfast or brunch. They offer authentic French crêpes, savory or sweet, as well as crafted coffee. Try their popular signature breakfast sandwich The Croque Monsieur while you're visiting! See Details
The Omelette Shop Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table at The Omelette Shop, a dog-friendly breakfast restaurant in Traverse City, MI. Enjoy breakfast classics like biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict and omelets, or try one of their more unique items like blueberry lemon ricotta pancakes and strawberry shortcakes. They serve vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Keep in mind there is no table service on the patio, so Fido will have to wait outside while you go in to order. See Details
Bardon's Wonder Freeze Let Fido join you when stopping for a frozen treat at dog-friendly Bardon's Wonder Freeze, located in Traverse City, MI. After you've been to the walk-up window to select your ice cream, sit with Fido at one of the nearby picnic tables. Don't forget to snag Fido his very own miniature soft scoop with dog bone on top! See Details
Fire Fly Originally named 310, Fire Fly is a dog-friendly restaurant that serves small-plates, sushi, martinis, and craft beer on tap. On the sushi menu, you'll discover Paradise, served with Ahi Tuna, cream cheese, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, sweet soy sauce, sesame seeds, wrapped in tuna and avocado. If you're a vegetarian, you can sink your teeth into the veggie burger, a black bean avocado cake, piled with goat cheese, red pepper, lettuce, tomato, and doused in lemon basil dressing. See Details
Chateau Chantal Winery Chateau Chantal Winery sits on a 65-acre estate in Traverse City, MI with 360 views of the Old Mission Peninsula. With views of both East and West Bay, it is a perfect spot to bring your furry friend outdoors. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the west patio as you enjoy a flight or glass of wine. See Details
Green House Cafe Green House Cafe, located in Traverse City, MI, 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. Try the TC Reuben Sandwich with sliced lean corned beef, homemade cherry kraut, and provolone cheese on grilled light rye bread. Or go for the Green House Salad with fresh baby spinach, penne pasta, dried cherries, mandarin oranges, walnuts, homemade citrus vinaigrette, and grilled chicken. Green House Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 3pm, and Saturday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Cherry Republic Grand Cafe Life, liberty, beaches and pie is the mantra at the Cherry Republic Grand Cafe in Traverse City, and they're proud to be as far from corporate America as they possibly can be. This pet-friendly grocery store has three tables outside. The owner, Bob, began by selling shirts emblazoned with that very mantra out of the back of his car. The shirts were popular, and Bob moved on to selling a cherry-inspired cookie, the Boomchunka. Since these humble beginnings, the company has branched out into selling over 200 cherry-based products, including chocolate-covered cherries, BBQ sauce, jams, jellies, and many more items. See Details