Dog Friendly Restaurants in Wilmette, IL

There are 12 pet friendly restaurants in Wilmette that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding 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 Wilmette. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Convito Cafe & Market
Convito Cafe & Market Do your marketing, then stick around for a lovely French-Italian meal! Dine on the patio and Fido is welcome to join you. See Details
Pet Friendly Napolita Pizzeria & Wine Bar
Napolita Pizzeria & Wine Bar Napolita Pizzeria and Wine Bar is a dog-friendly restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and Saturday and Sunday brunch. Visitors to the Pizzeria wanting to devour a slice alongside their pup can do so at one of its twelve outdoor tables. Napolita's menu includes a variety of Neapolitan Pizzas, salads, soups, pasta dishes, risottos, paninis, and more. Frequent visitors to Napolita recommend ordering a veal dish and a Ceasar Salad and saving room for gelato to top off your meal. Its hours are Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm, Sunday from 11am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. Happy Hour is Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 5pm, during this time all pizzas are eleven dollars and bottles of wine are half-priced. See Details
Nick's Neighborhood Bar & Grill Nick's Neighborhood Bar and Grill is a dog-friendly spot to eat American, gastropub-style cuisine. Visitors to Nick's with Fido tagging along can head to one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. The Bar and Grill's menu includes starters, salads, sandwiches, Spicy Five-Way Cheese N' Mac, ribs, seafood, chicken dishes, and desserts such as the Drunken Bread Pudding or the Crave Bar, a locally made, premium Artisan ice cream bar on a crunchy caramel and chocolate dipped pretzel stick. Frequent visitors to Nick's recommend ordering the Salmon BLT served on grilled sourdough. Nick's kitchen is open Monday from 4pm to 9pm, Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday from 10pm to 10pm and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Noodle Cafe of Wilmette The Noodle Cafe is a pet-friendly place to get fresh pasta and seafood in Wilmette. The Noodle Cafe has six outdoor tables for diners with dogs. The Cafe's menus include appetizers, customizable pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, wraps, seafood, chicken dishes, Italian sausage, a variety of desserts, and a wine list. Noodle-loving regulars recommend ordering a plate of homemade pasta and picking from one of its ten sauces whether it be Fresh Basil Pesto, Marinara, Roasted Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes or Chicken Romano. The Noodle Cafe is open for lunch, Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, and for dinner, Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and Sunday from 4:30pm to 8:30pm. See Details
The Rock House Coffee Bar and Roasting Company The Rock House is a dog-friendly coffee shop started by two musicians who claim that, ""there are plenty of places for you to go 'get' a coffee; The Rock House is the kind of place you want to stay and enjoy it."" Music and coffee-loving dog owners can head to one of The Rock House's three outdoor tables to stay and enjoy alongside their furry friend. The cafe's menu includes a build your own grilled cheese option, house favorites such as the Willie Nelson sandwich, the Buck Owens sandwich, or the Bon Jovie sandwich, breakfast items, beer, wine, and more. Frequent visitors rave about its different coffee brews and the atmosphere. This location of the Rock House is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 7pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 7am to 11pm and Sunday from 8am to 5pm." See Details
Valley Lodge Tavern The self-proclaimed ""North Shore's favorite neighborhood restaurant,"" Valley Lodge Tavern is a dog-friendly home-like spot to grab a mouthwatering burger and a beer. Visitors to Valley Lodge wanting to dine alongside their dog can sit at one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. The Tavern's menu includes items such as starters, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, minis, ribs, chicken dishes, pasta, steak and chops, and desserts. Visitors call Valley Lodge Tavern a ""happening place"" and recommend ordering a Homemade Sloppy Joe with a side of homemade chips. This location of Valley Lodge Tavern is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am and Sunday from 11am to 10pm." See Details
Wilmette Wine Cellar Wilmette Wine Cellar is a dog-friendly spot for wine-lovers to grab a glass of wine or partake in a tasting. Visitors to the Wine Cellar wanting to swirl and sip a glass while their canine lounges underfoot can do so at one of its few outdoor tables. Regulars say the Wilmette Wine Cellar has acquired a loyal following and serves cheese and canapes to accompany its small production wines from around the world. Wilmette Wine Cellar is open Monday by appointment, Tuesday through Wednesday from 1pm to 8pm, Thursday and Saturday from 1pm to 10pm and Sunday from 4pm to 7pm. Tastings are held every Friday and Saturday--Friday from 6pm to 8pm and Saturday from 4pm to 7pm. See Details
JP's Pizza & Grill JP's Pizza and Grill is a pet-friendly place to get a pie alongside your pooch. JP's visitors wanting to dine with their dog can sit at one of its three outdoor tables to enjoy a plate of Vesuvio Fries, coated in parmesan, parsley, and Vesuvio sauce. JP's menu includes an array of starters, wings, a huge selection of specialty pizzas and pizzettas, salads, pasta, chicken and fish dishes, subs and burgers, desserts and more. Monthly specials include items such as Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza, BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza, a Superfood Salad, and a Hummus Plate. JP's Pizza and Grill is open Sunday and Monday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am to 8:30am, Wednesday from 4:00pm to 8:30pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Corner Bakery Cafe A fast-casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Corner Bakery Cafe is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a meal in Wilmette. Visitors to the Cafe can head to one of its twelve outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Buttermilk Pancakes and Eggs with Bacon alongside Fido. The Bakery Cafe's menu is made up of morning favorites such as scramblers and pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, Power Flats, oatmeals, yogurt, fresh salads, signature sandwiches, panini, hot sandwiches, handcrafted pasta, soups, chili, and more. Its baked goods include cookies, hand pies, rugalach, slices of cake, and bars. 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 Wilmette Avenue has eight 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Sheridan Road in Wilmette provides eleven 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. 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Lake Avenue in Wilmette 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. 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
O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe O'Brien's Riverwalk Cafe has been serving continental cuisine in an elegant historic Old Town atmosphere with outdoor seating available for dogs. A diverse menu offers crab cakes, Buffalo shrimp, Caesar salad with chicken, BBQ pork sandwiches, turkey burgers, ribeye steak, seared salmon, and shepherd's pie. Dogs are welcome at front sidewalk tables. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Big Star Big Star serves fancy tacos in a cool atmosphere, with a walk-up window that allows you to bring your pup. See Details
Harry Caray's Tavern Navy Pier Harry Caray's Tavern boasts a licensed dog friendly patio on beautiful Navy Pier. They will serve your canine companion a souvenir water bowl and a treat while you enjoy a Holy Cow! Burger or one of their Signature Pizzas. See Details
Cody's Public House Cody's Public House has great service and is dog friendly, with a large outdoor area in back, darts and pool. See Details
312 Chicago This Italian spot is a favorite for diners in the Chicago Loop. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio during the summer months. 312 Chicago is open Monday from 7am to 9:30pm, Tuesday through Wednesday from 7am to 10pm, Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern is a dog-friendly bar and gathering spot, featuring a wide variety of beer and spirits, pool table, jukebox, accommodating staff, and a projector to watch Chicago sports teams in action. Opens at 2pm Monday through Saturday and noon on Sunday. See Details
Sticky Rice Serving traditional Thai cuisine and house specials, Sticky Rice is a pet-friendly restaurant serving tourists and locals alike. Dog owners craving Northern Thai fare can head to one of Sticky Rice's seven outdoor tables to enjoy their meal beside their pet. The restaurant's vast menu includes soup, egg rolls, curry, seafood, salad, rice dishes, noodles, Thai sausage, vegetarian options, desserts and much more. Regulars recommend ordering the Mango Sticky rice served in a mango. Sticky Rice is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:30pm and Sunday from 12:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
O'Donovan's Pub and Restaurant O'Donovan's Pub and Restaurant is an Irish spot serving tasty burgers and a sidewalk patio that's pet-friendly! See Details
Bar Louie Bar Louie is a trendy bistro style pub that offers craft food and drinks in a modern atmosphere, and patio seating that welcomes dogs during the summer. Enjoy a diverse menu of eclectic eats such as potstickers, tempura shrimp, beef brisket sliders, Thai chicken flatbread, BBQ burgers, grilled mac and cheese sandwiches, and drunken fish and chips. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Waterfront Cafe Located just minutes from downtown, The Waterfront Cafe is housed in a historic landmark coach house attached to on of the few remaining mansions that once lined Chicago's Lakefront. Menu offers salads, wraps, and hearty entrees. Outside patio is dog friendly and features breathtaking views. See Details
Ten Cat Tavern Ten Cat Tavern in Chicago is dog-friendly. They have pool tables and three different areas to hang out with your friends. See Details
Frasca Pizzeria + Wine Bar Order a pizza or pasta entree and choose from dozens of red and white wines. Outdoor tables on the sidewalk are Fido friendly. See Details