Dog Friendly Restaurants in Valparaiso, IN

There are 14 pet friendly restaurants in Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Radius
Radius Radius, located in Valparaiso, IN, is a casual bar and grill that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the Bingo Bango Thai Crispy Shrimp - crispy black tiger shrimp served with sweet Thai chili sauce and sriracha. Next, chow down on the Ribeye Steak Sandwich with fresh-cut prime ribeye, horseradish Dijon mustard, and rum-infused caramelized onions served open face on a buttered French roll, served with a cup oaf au jus. Or go for the Radius Burger topped with an oven-baked parmesan cheddar crisp, applewood-smoked bacon, garlic aioli, lettuce, tomatoes, and caramelized red onions on a buttered asiago peppered bun. Radius is open Sunday through Monday from 11am to 8:30pm, Tuesday through Wednesday from 11am to 9pm, Thursday from 11am to 9:30pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11:30pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Tomato Bar Pizza Bakery
Tomato Bar Pizza Bakery Tomato Bar Pizza Bakery, located in Valparaiso, IN, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Chow down on the Soulchaser Pie topped with red sauce, mozzarella, provolone, pepperoni, Italian sausage, ground beef, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, Roma tomatoes, ham, and hardwood-smoked bacon. Or go for the ALF Tanner Pizza topped with a spicy alfredo base, mozzarella, provolone, bacon, mushrooms, chicken, shaved parmesan, and Italian seasonings. If pizza isn't your style, try the Dirty Bird Sandwich with chicken, cheddar, provolone, mushrooms, banana peppers, onions, green peppers, herb mayo, lettuce, and tomato on pita bread. Tomato Bar Pizza Bakery is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Restaurante don Quijote Restaurante don Quijote is a dog-friendly spot to find authentic Spanish cuisine in Valparaiso. Visitors to the restaurant can head to one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy Queso Manchego alongside their furry friend. Don Quijote's menu is comprised of tapas, soups, salads, sandwiches, meat and poultry dishes, seafood, desserts, and more. Homemade sangria, house wines, imported and domestic bottled beer and mixed drinks are available to wash it all down. Restaurante don Quijote is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm, Friday from 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm, and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Valpo Uptown Cafe' Valpo Uptown Cafe is a dog-friendly spot to find specialty coffee, tea, and soda, and "a dynamic food menu." Dog owners with a hankering for a Breakfast Burrito stuffed with egg, tomato, onion, sausage, sriracha, and a four cheese blend, can head to one of Uptown's ten outdoor tables to devour their meal alongside Fido. The Cafe's menu includes breakfast items, snacks such as a Cucumber Napoleon, Caprese Salad, and Hummus Platter, salads, soups, combination plates, and sandwiches and wraps. It also includes coffee drinks, teas, hand-crafted soda, hot chocolate, and frozen drinks such as a Gelato Shake, smoothies, and frappes. Valpo Uptown Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Ben's Soft Pretzels Amish-inspired, Ben's Soft Pretzels is a dog-friendly, gourmet bakery serving fresh, hot jumbo pretzels to Valparaiso locals and tourists alike. The bakery offers two outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a Pretzel Dog alongside Fido. Ben's menu includes eleven gourmet dipping sauces, jumbo soft pretzels, pretzel stix, pretzel pockets, Buggy Bites, and flavored pretzels such as cinnamon and sugar, garlic, parmesan, and sour cream and onion pretzels; all hand-rolled, made with from scratch dough and dusted with salt imported from Germany. 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
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to Valparaiso locals and tourists alike. Culver's offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a heap of Wisconsin Cheese Curds alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of premium chicken dishes, sandwiches, hearty soups, fresh salads, ButterBurgers, sides, and dinners such as North Atlantic Cod, Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp, Beef Pot Roast, and Chopped Steak. Those with room for dessert can indulge in fresh frozen custard, shakes, malts, or a float. 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
Dish Restaurant Request one of the six dog-friendly tables at Dish Restaurant. This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner and offers an extensive wine list. The menu has starters like Brown Sugar Baked Brie and Panko & Almond Crusted Crab Cake. Entrees include hearty dishes like Guinness BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Pan Seared Duck Confit, and Linguine with Romesco Cream Sauce. Stop in for lunch and Dish has a number of salads and sandwiches. Open Monday through Friday 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm, Saturday 5pm to 9pm. Closed on Sunday. See Details
Verona Pizza At Verona Pizza, it's all about the pie! Fido can join you for a slice or five at one of the four dog-friendly tables outside. Specializing in pizzas and claiming to dish up the best beef sandwiches in town, there's plenty to choose from at Verona Pizza. The pies that the kitchen churns out are available with a thin crust, regular, thick, deep dish, or Chicago style deep dish. One of the most popular specialty pizzas on the menu is the cilantro chicken: olive oil, chicken, red onion, diced tomato, garlic, and fresh cilantro. Verona Pizza is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Laporte Avenue 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. 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
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Silhavy Road has six pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to dine with your dog. Noodles & Company has noodle and pasta dishes with an international flare. You can get Asian dishes like Japanese Pan Noodles, Italian bowls including Spaghetti and Meatballs, and comfort food meals like Wisconsin Mac and Cheese. Most of the entrees can be made gluten-free. Salads, soups, and shareable items including Korean BBQ Meatballs, Potstickers, and Cheesy Garlic Bread. Check out the rotating specials and you might find Buffalo Mac and Cheese and Pasta Fresca. Bringing the kids with your too? No problem. Noodles & Company has kids meals. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up while you go inside to order. See Details
Tommy B's Clubhouse Tommy B's Clubhouse is a casual, dog friendly pub where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They serve cocktails, loaded nachos, flatbreads, tacos, sandwiches, pizza, and more! See Details
TGI Fridays TGI Fridays provides a diverse menu with familiar favorites sure to please your whole pack. You can bring Fido to this location on Silhavy Road in Valparaiso where there are four dog-friendly tables outside. The menu items range from wings and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Signature mains include plates like ribs, chicken fingers, salmon, and pasta. The beverage selection is eclectic and refreshing with cocktails and beer as well as non-alcoholic options like smoothies and slushes. See Details
Ricochet Tacos Ricochet Tacos is a dog-friendly casual Mexican restaurant in Valparaiso, IN. Fido is welcome to join you at a sidewalk-facing outdoor table. Ricochet Tacos specializes in gourmet tacos and internationally-inspired fusion dishes. See Details
Blockhead Beerworks Blockhead Beerworks is a popular dog-friendly brewery in Valparaiso, IN. Fido is welcome to join you beside an outdoor table for drinks, lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Blockhead serve an assortment of draft beer, wine, sake and speciality brunch cocktails. Pair your drink of choice with Asian-inspired dishes such as spicy noodle rolls and sushi. See Details
Craft House There are seven outdoor tables where you can sit with your pup at the dog-friendly Craft House. This American pub has seventeen craft beers on tap and over fifty craft bottles. Previous guests recommend the Craft House's Prime Rib which you can get in a sandwich or an entree. There are quite a few other entrees including the Boursin Chicken and Grilled Fresh Salmon. Burgers and sandwiches are also available like the Sriracha Chicken Wrap and Pulled Pork Sliders. See Details
Third Coast Spice Cafe Fido is welcome at an outdoor table during the summer season at the dog-friendly Third Coast Spice Cafe in Chesterton, IN. This breakfast and lunch cafe serves omelets, scrambles, pancakes, burgers, hot and cold sandwiches, and burritos. See Details
Bridges Waterside Grille Menu includes salads, sandwiches, and plenty of seafood options. Deck tables are dog friendly. Open mid April through mid October. See Details
Panini Panini Panini Panini is a European-style bistro with a large patio and pet-friendly seating for around fifty guests. Sandwiches are their specialty and you'll find a broad selection of classic options and vegetarian bites. Popular sandwiches include the Croque Madame, Reuben, Portabella on Focaccia, and Crab Cake BLT. They serve various soup and pasta dishes, too. Panini Panini also offers a small selection of breakfast plates like steak and eggs, French toast, and quiche. Fresh desserts are available in their display daily, and they serve several boutique wines and craft beers. Panini Panini is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm. See Details
Shady Creek Winery Shady Creek Winery is a dog-friendly wine bar and restaurant where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on their outdoor patio when it's open. This first-class facility creates custom-crafted wines on nearly 20 acres of property. Check out the local artwork, tasting room, and specialty foods they have featured on-site. Ask about their sriracha chicken pizza when you go! See Details
Flamingo Pizza of Miller Flamingo Pizza of Miller is a dog friendly, neighborhood bar and grill where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu features hand-tossed, stone-baked pizzas, fresh salads, local craft beers and more. Patio and in-house dining available for 21 and over only. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. See Details
Shoreline Brewery Lagers, IPAs, and oatmeal stout are just some of the craft brews available at Shoreline. The small outdoor patio welcomes leashed dogs, however, food isn't served on the patio, only drinks. See Details
Fiddlehead Restaurant Fiddlehead Restaurant is a trendy eatery that serves up a myriad 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 Fry Bucket - natural cut fries with three sauces of your choice (Green Goddess, bleu cheese, lemon-garlic aioli, BBQ, ranch, Bangin' sauce, chipotle mayo, or horsey sauce). Next, chow down on the Hipster Sandwich with pulled pork, bacon, cheddar, gouda, mozzarella, lemon-garlic aioli, candied jalapenos, and chipotle slaw on a pretzel roll. Or go for the Filet Mignon - an 8oz grass-fed filet with your choice of garlic butter or horsey sauce. Fiddlehead Restaurant is open Monday from 11am to 9pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Zorn Brew Works Co. Zorn Brew Works Co. is a dog-friendly brewery where you and Fido are welcome at an outdoor table with umbrellas. At Zorn Brew Works, you will get to experience the historic Michigan City microbrewery, reborn with the flavors of today. Offering everything from dark stout to amber ale, there is a brew for everyone here! See Details
Leeds Public House Leeds Public House, located in the beautiful Uptown Arts District of Michigan City, IN, is a eclectic, dog-friendly gastropub where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their food is made fresh and as sustainable as possible, while using many local ingredients. Enjoy menu items like fried feta cubes, wings, charcuterie, a variety of salads and sandwiches, and dinners like braised short ribs, Buddha bowls, pasta, fish, and more. See Details