Dog Friendly Restaurants in West Des Moines, IA

There are 17 pet friendly restaurants in West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bar Louie
Bar Louie A self-proclaimed 'eclectic, urban bar,' Bar Louie is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy handcrafted drinks and from scratch dishes in West Des Moines. ten outdoor tables are available to Bar guests wanting to sip alongside their furry friend. Louie's menu is made up of appetizers such as Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Potstickers, Ginger Garlic Shrimp Lettuce Wraps, and Bacon Chophouse Sliders, as well as, flatbreads, burgers, salads, sandwiches, and plates, including Drunken Fish and Chips, Tuscan Chicken Pasta, Blackened Fish Street Tacos, Baked Mac and Cheese, and Voodoo Chicken. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Key Lime 'Shiner or Chocolate Cake. See Details
Pet Friendly Barn Town Brewing
Barn Town Brewing Barn Town Brewing is a locally owned brewpub serving up from scratch comfort food and craft beer on the border of West Des Moines & Waukee, Iowa. Outdoor patio area is pet-friendly. See Details
Sully's Irish Pub Sully’s Irish Pub is a dog friendly pub where Fido is welcome to join you on the full-service, outdoor patio. The staff will supply dog water bowls upon request. Sully’s is the oldest Irish bar in The Des Moines area. They offer fresh food with local ingredients and nothing is frozen. Best wings in town along with great burgers, cheese curds and great drink specials! See Details
165 American Sports Bar & Grill 165 American Sports Bar & Grill, located in West Des Moines, IA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty eats. 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 Loaded Waffle Fries topped with cheddar jack cheese, chopped bacon, sliced green onions, and sour cream. Next, chow down on the Wings in your choice of sauce (Mild, Medium, Hot, Xtra Hot, Sweet BBQ, Hot BBQ, Garlic Parmesan, Caribbean Jerk, Sweet Chili, Savory Bourbon, or Mango Habanero). Or go for the Chicken Marsala - lightly floured and sauteed chicken with mushrooms, onions, and Marsala sauce, served with garlic mashed potatoes. 165 American Sports Bar & Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 1am, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 10am to 1am. See Details
Palmer's Deli & Market Palmer's Deli & Market on Westown Parkway has four pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. Palmer's Deli & Market serves breakfast and lunch, plus pick me ups to get your through the day like coffee and pastries. You can get omelets, egg sandwiches, and griddle items for breakfast, plus fruit and oatmeal. For lunch, Palmer's Deli & Market has eighteen specialty sandwiches like the Apple Orchard, Market Turkey, and Deli Stack. Check their website for the soups of the day, or go for a cup of their award-winning chili. Feel like something sweet? Palmer's Deli & Market makes cookies, brownies, bars, and cakes from scratch daily. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on University Avenue has seven 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Westown Parkway has two 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
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Dogs are welcome at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt on Ep True Pkwy, where you and Fido will discover three dog-friendly tables outside. The menu includes one-hundred rotating yogurt flavors and more than seventy rotating toppings. The different yogurt types available are nonfat, low carb', gluten-free, no sugar added, vegan, dairy-free sorbets, and kosher. The toppings are fresh fruits, candies, chocolates, hot fudge, cereal, granola, and nuts. Additionally, they also offer fresh waffle bowls made on-site every single day. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to make your yogurt. See Details
Culver's Culver's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving its signature ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard to West Des Moines 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines provides six tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Mills Civic Parkway has seven 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
Gilroy's Kitchen + Pub + Patio Gilroy's Kitchen + Pub + Patio is a dog-friendly pub offering stylish American comfort food in West Des Moines, IA. The lunch and dinner menu includes appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches and pasta dishes. Weekend brunch and several vegan options are also available. Fido is welcome to join you in the outdoor seating area. See Details
G Mig's 5th Street Pub G Mig's 5th Street Pub is a neighborhood bar & grill in West Des Moines, IA. Fido is welcome to dine with you at an outside table. This dog-friendly restaurant offers burgers, wraps, steaks, pasta and more. See Details
Valley Pub Valley Pub is a pet-friendly restaurant in West Des Moines, IA. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. Valley Pub is open for lunch and dinner and offers dishes such as nachos, wings, pizza and more. Guests can also enjoy a full-service bar. See Details
Jason's Deli Jason's Deli on University Avenue is home to pet-friendly tables, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy soups, salads, garden fresh salad, and for vegetarian hounds, a number of meatless eats. If meatless eats sounds good to you, then indulge in their black bean taco salad: mixed salad greens and organic blue corn chips, topped with black bean and roasted corn mix, and garnished with cheddar, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, and Southwest spices, served with salsa on the side. Whether you are hungry for a fresh salad, sandwich, or dessert, you'll find your fix at Jason's Deli. 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
Famous Dave's Barbeque Famous Dave's Barbeque, located in West Des Moines, is a casual eatery that serves up a plethora of delicious protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, soups, ribs, pork, seafood, beef brisket, link sausage, rib tips, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Sweetwater Catfish Fingers - breaded with Cajun-seasoned cornmeal and fried to perfection, served with remoulade and jalapeno sweet and sour sauce. Next, chow down on the Bar-B-Que Tacos - three flour tortillas filled with pico de gallo, cilantro, fresh jalapeno, brisket, and jalapeno-pickled red onions. Or go for the Devil's Spit Burger topped with Devil's Spit BBQ sauce, melted pepper jack cheese, jalapeno bacon, and spicy Hell-Fire pickles! See Details
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Valley W Drive has eight 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
Gazali's Gazali's is a dog-friendly, Mediterranean, counter-serve eatery serving up gyros and other Middle Eastern specialties in Clive, IA. Bring Fido along and try the traditional Lamb Gyro, Spicy Chicken Gyro, or Falafel Sandwich. Walnut or pistachio Baklava is available for dessert, or Hummus for snacking. The usual Greek salads are available as well. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Clyde's Fine Diner Clyde's Fine Diner in Des Moines, IA, is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Clyde's serves upscale American cuisine, reimagined diner classics, craft cocktails and more. See Details
Proof Restaurant Proof Restaurant is a dog friendly, fine dining restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Have the staff build a custom menu specifically for you, or choose from one of their menu offerings such as beef tartare, squid ink fettuccine, bone-in Sakura pork chop, gnochetti sardi, and other creative, seasonal items. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Lua Brewing Lua Brewing, located in Des Moines, IA, is a dog friendly microbrewery and restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The menu offers pub favorites like wings, Tempura Mushrooms, burger, cheese steak, fish and chips, fresh salads, avocado toast and more. See Details
St. Kilda St. Kilda is a dog-friendly cafe in Des Moines, IA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the sidewalk patio. The Australian-style eatery serves breakfast and lunch all day with ample choices. There are several types of coffee available as well as cocktails, wine, juices, smoothies, etc. See Details
Spaghetti Works Spaghetti Works is a dog-friendly chain restaurant in Des Moines, IA, serving delicious Italian food. Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio but Spaghetti Works close this area on very hot days. Known locally as the place to enjoy authentic Italian dishes, sample their tasty meatballs, ravioli or seafood linguine. See Details
The HandleBar The HandleBar is a craft beer and food destination with 32 craft beers on tap as well as sandwiches, salads, pastas and more. Dogs are allowed on the outdoor concrete patio, the crushed rock patio/bags court, and in the two-acre green space around the pond. The HandleBar is located directly off the Raccoon River Valley bike trail. See Details