Dog Friendly Restaurants in Washington, DC

There are 357 dog-friendly restaurants in Washington 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 Washington. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Art and Soul
Art and Soul Art and Soul in Washington DC is dog friendly! The restaurant features an inventive, Southern-inspired menu and modern cocktails with dog-friendly patio seating. Art & Soul has a dog menu with creatively named items like The Hungry Dawg and Peanut-Banana Pupsicles. The menu for humans features a varied array of delicious options including bacon cheddar cornbread, braised short rib empanadas, seared diver scallops, duck leg confit, and fried Amish chicken. See Details
Pet Friendly Logan Tavern
Logan Tavern Fill up on delicious American comfort grub at this well-loved Logan Circle favorite where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Tasty menu options include ginger calamari, baked meatballs, PEI mussels, chipotle fried chicken, shrimp po'boys, bison burgers, and Cajun rubbed salmon. Opens at 11:30am during the week, 10:30am on weekends. See Details
Commissary This laid-back neighborhood cafe lends itself well to everything from a cold afternoon beer to a tasty breakfast bite. Delicious menu options include chicken nachos, thin crust pizza, grilled salmon, steak frites, coconut curry stir fry, patty melts, and fish tacos. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer. Opens daily at 8am. See Details
Peacock Cafe Established in 1991, Peacock Cafe is a tradition in Georgetown life. It is one of the friendliest restaurants and bars to enjoy an eclectic menu that offers something for everyone. Around the clock, lunch to dinner into the night, Peacock Cafe attracts followers. There is outdoor sidewalk seating during seasonal weather. Inside, the cosmopolitan interior offer view of a charming courtyard. We are proud to have Chef Maziar Farivar featured at the prestigious James Beard Foundation Dinner in NYC in 2010 and 2012, and just recently Chef Maziar has been selected amongst the group of 60 chefs across the U.S. to the "Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Initiative" ,Setting the Table for Diplomacy, thru the Department of State.

Peacock Cafe has a wonderful outdoor area and on the weekends it's the neighborhood place to go with your dog.
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Chef Geoff's Chef Geoff's is known for its reliable, classic American cuisine, fabulous Sunday jazz brunches, and a spacious outdoor dining section that welcomes dogs. Menu features honey-sriracha wings, crispy calamari, Hawaiian pizza, jumbo lump crabcake sandwiches, wild mushroom ravioli, and Italian sausage penne, plus and extensive selection of craft cocktails and global wines. A doggy menu is also available for your four-legged friend. See Details
Osteria Morini Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables on the outside of the patio at Osteria Morini. The restaurant serves Italian cuisine in a comfortable setting. Menu items include Italian cheese and cured meats platters, wood-grilled Branzino, grilled veal chops, and seasonal pasta dishes. Osteria Morini is open for weekday lunch, weekend brunch, and daily dinner starting at 11:30am Monday - Friday and 11am on Saturday and Sunday. See Details
The Coupe Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables at this French-American cafe. The Coupe serves breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner daily. Menu items include a grilled cheese sandwich paired with tomato-basil soup, spinach-rhubarb salad, avocado toast, and sriracha glazed wings. Wash it all down with a cortado or tiki punch. See Details
Flavio Restaurant Dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly outdoor sidewalk tables at the Italian Flavio Restaurant located in DC's Georgetown neighborhood. Flavio serves Italian food in a modern way. Popular menu items include bruschetta, seafood pizza, lobster Diavolo pizza, and filet mignon. See Details
Trattoria Alberto Dogs are welcome at eight outdoor tables at this Italian restaurant. Trattoria Alberto's menu items include fried calamari, minestrone soup, linguine with clams, veal piccata, and chicken parmesan. Trattoria Alberto is open Monday - Friday 11:30am - 10:30pm, Saturday - Sunday 5:30pm - 10:30pm. See Details
Tortino Restaurant Dogs are welcome at five outdoor tables at this Italian restaurant. Tortino Restaurant's menu features pan-seared scallops, carrot and ginger soup, lamb shank osso buco style, and black ink crab meat ravioli. Tortino Restaurant is open Monday - Friday at 11:30am, Saturday - Sunday from 11am. See Details
Mr. Henry's Mr. Henry's is a dog-friendly bar and pub in Washington, DC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table with an umbrella on the sidewalk patio. Salads, burgers, sandwiches, and quesadillas are served. Specialty cocktails include the Cider Bellini, Rye Cocktail, and Apple Cider Mule. There are nightly specials as well. See Details
Hook Hall Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, Hook Hall is a traditional tavern and event space. It is a place you go to enjoy a cold beer and catch up with friends, or to find the latest epic pop-up experience. It’s a space designed to transform and transition throughout the day. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your evening. See Details
Sidamo Coffee and Tea Sidamo Coffee and Tea is a local favorite with a wonderful patio where you and your pup can sit together and surf the free Wi-Fi. See Details
Martin's Tavern Martin's Tavern offers an authentic atmosphere with virtually the same menu since it's inception in 1933. Menu includes New England clam chowder, BBQ shrimp, fried oysters, slow roasted pot roast, pan seared scallops, and filet mignon. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on a first-come, first-served basis. See Details
Tonic at Quigley's Pharmacy With a casual atmosphere and dog-friendly patio, this Foggy Bottom eatery is a great spot for a burger and a cold beer. Enjoy American comfort food just like mom used to make, including Buffalo chicken tots, lemony shrimp, Angus Beef burgers, baby crab cakes, fish tacos, fiesta taco salad, mac and cheese, and pizza. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Cafe Saint-Ex Enjoy excellent French-American bistro cuisine in a laid-back, charming setting at this Logan Circle hotspot. Pets are welcome at the popular patio tables. Join them every Monday for Cafe Saint-Ex's seasonal Yappy Hour! See Details
The Pub and the People Charming neighborhood restaurant with an extensive local beer list, craft cocktails, and delicious gastropub style American cuisine. Menu includes cauliflower wings, Cuban style sandwiches, pan-seared trout, steak frites, and caramel bread pudding. Dogs are welcome on the spacious patio. See Details
Shaw's Tavern Shaw's Tavern, located in Washington, DC, is a casual yet trendy gastropub that serves up a variety of tasty 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 Fried Green Tomatoes with goat cheese and remoulade. Next, chow down on the Heidenberger topped with Swiss cheese, Shaw's slaw, sauteed onions, and Thousand Island dressing. Or go for the Braised Short Rib Mac and Cheese - red wine-braised short rib, broccolini, and tomato on a bed of smoked gouda mac and cheese. Shaw's Tavern is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 12am, and Saturday through Sunday from 10am to 12am. See Details
Bluestone Lane Logan Circle Café Bluestone Lane is a casual yet trendy cafe-style eatery with a bit of Australian flair that serves up a variety of menu options. Choose from pastries, muffins, baked goods, nut butter, granola, toast, breakfast bowls, soups, sandwiches, juices, coffee concoctions, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you relax and enjoy the day. Try the Avocado Smash with tahini, heirloom cherry tomatoes, feta, sunflower sprouts, extra virgin olive oil, and a poached egg, on Balthazar toast. Sip away on an Aussie Iced Latte - a double shot of espresso poured over milk and ice cream, and finished with fresh coffee beans. See Details
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets is a dog-friendly restaurant intent on making itself a 'space to inspire social change and begin to transform the community and the world.' Visitors to Busboys and Poets can head to one of its fifteen outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Vegan 'Beef' Sliders alongside their canine companion. Busboys and Poets' menu is made up of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan, breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner items. The dishes range from a Chicken Omelette to Sweet Potato Pancakes to starters, salads, soups, sandwiches, hot paninis, burgers, pizza, and plates of Mediterranean Pasta, Crab Cakes, and Fried Chicken. Those with room for dessert can indulge in Pecan Pie with vanilla ice cream, Vegan Cheesecake or Flourless Chocolate Cake. See Details
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