Dog Friendly French Restaurants in Illinois

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great French restaurants in Illinois that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Pierrot Gourmet
Pierrot Gourmet The French fare here may be pricey, but the experience is worth the price, especially if you opt for breakfast. Dine outside and Fido can join you. See Details
Pet Friendly D & J Bistro
D & J Bistro This suburban French bistro serves up haute cuisine at a fair price, and without any attitude. Dine outdoors and Fido is welcome to join you, weather permitting. See Details
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
Cafe Central This French bistro draws loyals jonesing for pommes frites and other French standards. Dine outside and they'll bring Fido a water bowl. See Details
Bijan's Bistro Bijan's serves delicious entrees like rigatoni with sausage, roasted duck a L'Orange, and pan-roasted pork chops. Seasonal patio is dog friendly. See Details
Miramar Bistro Diners rave about the fare at this French spot with a Cuban flare. Exceptional service. Dine al fresco in the summer and your pet can join you. See Details
Cafe Touche Diners cannot say enough good things about the cuisine at this classic French bistro. Dine outside and Fido is welcome to join you in the summer. See Details
Cafe des Architectes This stylish spot boasts flavorful cuisine and attentive service. A bit pricey, but many say it's worth it. Dine outdoors and Fido can join you in summer. See Details
Incredibly Delicious Located in the historic Weber House near downtown Springfield, Incredibly Delicious is a dog-friendly, locally owned French Bakery and Cafe. Dog owners wishing to visit the Weber House Mansion, built in the 1800's, and enjoy a handmade pastry on the same trip are in luck, as they can sit at one of the Cafe's ten outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their canine. Incredibly Delicious' menu includes breakfast dishes such as quiche, yogurt, Avacado Toast, and an Egg and Cheese Croissant, as well as daily rotating salads, soups, and sandwiches. Its bakery offers croissants, coffee cakes, tarts, cookies, macarons, breads, slices of cake, and more. Regulars enjoy the ambiance and recommend ordering a macaron and a cup of coffee if you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth. Incredibly Delicious is open Monday from 7:30am to 4:00pm, Tuesday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 7:30am to 10:30pm. See Details
Taureaux Tavern Taureaux Tavern, located in Chicago, IL, is a trendy, upscale French eatery that serves up a variety of delicious cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. They even provide custom Taureaux doggie water bowls! Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the Escargot Taureaux served in the shell with garlic butter, bread crumbs, and parmesan cheese. Next, tuck into the Cote Du Boeuf - a bone-in ribeye with grilled bone marrow, potato du jour, bourdelaise, and bernaise sauce. Or go for the Black Truffle Pappardelle with fresh shaved black truffle, parmesan, egg yolk, and black pepper, with or without fresh shaved white truffle. Taureaux Tavern is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 10pm, and Saturday from 10am to 10pm. Don't forget to check out their dog-friendly events, like "Doga" (dog yoga)! See Details
Frank and Betsie's Frank and Betsie's is a pet-friendly restaurant serving home-made foods for lunch and dinner in a welcoming atmosphere. Visitors to Frank and Betsie's can sit with their furry friend at one of its three outdoor tables to have a look at the menu and order a drink. Its menu includes many locally sourced and made-from-scratch dishes including soups, appetizers, omelets, salads, sandwiches, quiche, paninis, pasta, and an array of desserts. Locals recommend ordering a glass of wine to accompany your meal. Frank and Betsie's is open Monday through Thursday for lunch from 11am to 3pm and for dinner from 5pm to 9pm. It is open Friday and Saturday for lunch from 11am to 3pm and for dinner from 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Suzette's Creperie Susette's Creperie is a dog-friendly French Wine Bar and Bistro. Guests wanting to swirl and sip a glass of wine from Susette's award-winning wine list can do so alongside their canine at one of its eight outdoor tables. Susette's menus are served European-style--at a leisurely pace--and include breakfast items, crepes, brunch dishes, teas, croissants, pizzas, salads, sandwiches, savory tarts, quiches, cookies, cakes, breads, and more. Frequent visitors say dining Al Fresco at Suzette's is pleasant and recommend ordering the Chicken Crepe and a slice of Opera Cake. Susette's Creperie is open Sunday from 8am to 2pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 7am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 7am to 10pm. See Details
All Chocolate Kitchen's PRIMO All Chocolate Kitchen's PRIMO is a dog-friendly, sophisticated restaurant serving artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, fine wines, Champagne, and desserts. Dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to enjoy a treat with Fido in tow can head to one of All Chocolate's six outdoor tables to enjoy. Along with an array of desserts, the Kitchen's menu includes soups, salads, entrees such as Cremini Risotto, Linguette Flambe, Seared Lamb Shank and White Beans, and more. Regulars recommend ordering a salmon dish, a glass of wine, and a plate of chocolate truffles. All Chocolate is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Toni Patisserie and Cafe Toni Patisserie and Cafe is a dog-friendly European inspired spot serving baked goods made from scratch. Visitors wanting to dig into a Citron et Framboise crepe can sit alongside their pup to enjoy the lemon curd with raspberry coulis and fresh raspberry dish. Toni's menu includes breakfast dishes such as Eggs Florentine, Baked French Toast, and the Perfect Egg Sandwich, as well as salads, soups, baguette sandwiches, hot sandwiches, Tomato Parmesan Galette, Quiche Lorraine, and sweet and savory crepes. The Patisserie and Cafe's sweets include eclairs, fresh fruit tarts, Vanilla Raspberry Petit Fours, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, mousse, Lemon Squares, Cupcakes, cookies such as Chocolate Chip Almond Shortbread, Linzer Cookies, and Iced Shortbread, and much more. This location of Toni Patisserie and Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday from 6:00am to 5:30pm and Sunday from 7:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Epicure Bistro Located in the Barrington Foundry, Epicure Bistro is a dog-friendly restaurant serving a variety of dishes to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Epicure wanting to dig into a plate of Coconut Shrimp served with jalapeno orange dipping sauce can do so alongside Fido at one of the Bistro's nine outdoor tables. The Bistro's menu includes appetizers, salads, soups, petite plates such as a Mediterranean Tart, Shrimp and Crab Cakes with Cajun Aioli, Portobello Strudel, and Bistro Sliders, omelets, gourmet sandwiches, signature tacos, an array of crepes, and entrees such as Duo of Duck, Dijon Encrusted Rack of Lamb, Calypso Chicken, Seared Sea Scallops and Tiger Shrimp, Cajun Pasta, and Berkshire Pork Chop. Wine, beer, dessert crepes, and bistro desserts such as Creme Brulee, Baked Alaskane, and Amaretto Cheese Cake are available to top it all off. Epicure Bistro is open Sunday from 9:00am to 2:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00am to 9:00am and Friday and Saturday from 10:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Bistronomic Bistronomic, located in Chicago, IL, is a trendy French eatery that serves up a myriad of delectable 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 Bistronomic Escargot with garlic butter, mushroom duxelle, and parsley breadcrumbs. Next, dig into the Crispy House Cured Duck Confit with apricot puree, shaved fennel, frisee salad, Yukon potato chips, and preserved lemon vinaigrette. Or go for the Vegetarian Entree with organic quinoa, spring onion puree, kohlrabi, seasonal mushrooms, roasted hazelnut, micro salad, and pecorino romano shavings. Bistronomic is open Monday through Tuesday from 5pm to 10pm, Wednesday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
KiKi's Bistro KiKi's Bistro is a pet-friendly restaurant that has been recognized for its authentic French cuisine by the Chicago Tribune among other publications. Those wanting to sip on a glass of wine alongside Fido can sit on KiKi's average sized patio to enjoy their meal. The Bistro's menu includes seasonal and daily specials, appetizers and salads, duck, lamb, and filet mignon entrees. Frequent visitors to KiKi's recommend the pomme frites, calling them ""the best in the city."" KiKi's Bistro is open Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 6pm to close." See Details
Maude's Liquor Bar A self-proclaimed sultry, intimate environment, serving French classics, Maude's Liquor Bar is a pet-friendly eatery visited by locals and tourists alike. Those wanting to sip on a handcrafted cocktail while Fido lounges underfoot can head to one of Maude's six outdoor tables to enjoy their drink. The Liquor Bar's menu includes fresh seafood, a curated French wine list, Parisian-inspired dishes, ranging from foie gras pate and escargot to a chicken liver mousse and roast farm chicken. Guests can also choose from a selection of fresh oysters. Regulars to Maude's Liquor Bar recommend you ""sit"" for a glass of wine and ""stay"" for the chocolate mousse. Maude's is open Monday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 11:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 12:30pm and Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm." See Details
Cochon Volant Although Fido can't join you on the patio, you can sit on one of the dog-friendly tables on the sidewalk at Cochon Volant. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on weekends. Focusing on seafood, the fine French specialties available for dinner include moules frites: fresh mussels, hand-cut fries, and crusty bread. In fact, the chefs prepare lots of fishy French specialties. You and Fido can peruse the section of the menu entitled, fruits de mer: imported seafood and shellfish like grilled oysters, jumbo cocktail shrimp, crab, le grande tower, le petite tower. Cochon Volant is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 11:00pm and Saturday to Sunday from 7:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Troquet River North A neighborhood French bar, Troquet River North is a pet-friendly spot to grab a beer and a ""Croque Vegetarien"" sandwich. Guests wanting to devour Nutella Chocolate Mousse while Fido lounges underfoot can sit at one of Troquet's ten outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes daily specials, breakfast dishes, brunch dishes, salads, sandwiches, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, and desserts. Visitors to Troquet recommend ordering the crepes or the eggs benedict. Troquet River North is open Monday through Thursday from 6am to 11pm, Friday from 6am to 12am, Saturday from 7am to 12am, brunch from 10am to 3pm, and Sunday from 7am to 10pm, brunch from 10am to 3pm." See Details
La Voute Bistro and Bar Attached to the La Banque Hotel in Homewood, IL, La Voute Bistro and Bar is an elegant French-style eatery that serves up a variety of delectable fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a glass of wine and an order of the Oven-Baked Escargots - six escargots baked in maitre d'hotel butter and served with baked puff pastries. Next, tuck into the Grilled Portabella Sandwich with roasted peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, basil pesto, and fresh mozzarella. Or go for the Double Cut Bone-In Pork Rack with mashed potatoes, asparagus, and Dijon mustard sauce. La Voute Bistro and Bar is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 10am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Froggy's French Cafe Froggy's French Cafe, located in Highwood, IL, is a trendy cafe that serves up a myriad of delicious French fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Froggy's French Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 2pm, then 5pm to 10pm, Friday from 11:30am to 2pm, then 5pm to 11pm, and Saturday from 5pm to 11pm. See Details
Bistronomic Dogs are welcome at Bistronomic, where they provide seven pet-friendly tables outside. In addition to offering Fido a place at one of the outside tables, the kitchen also prepares, upon request, a doggy meal. The modern cuisine on offer is rooted in French culture and showcases ingredients from farms in the Midwest. The menu includes Ahi tuna tartare, homemade country pate, organic Amish chicken, and grilled cheese du jour. Bistronomic is open Wednesday through Friday from 11:00am to 2:30pm, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00am to 2:30pm, Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday to Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Crepe Bistro Crepe Bistro, located in Chicago, IL, is a casual eatery that serves up a unique blend of Russian and French cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, omelettes, crepes, salads, paninis, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Russian Plate - a trio of butter crepes served with sour cream, honey, and strawberry preserves. Next, chow down on the Gourmet Panini with fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and balsamic reduction. Or go for the Kathmandu Crepe with chicken, mushrooms, and your choice of cheese, topped with a curry sauce and mango chutney. End on the perfect sweet note with the Crepe Suzette with orange marmalade and orange liquor! Crepe Bistro is open Tuesday from 11am to 8pm, and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details