Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in Houston, TX

There are 31 pet friendly Italian restaurants in Houston 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 Houston. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe
D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe is half-grocery, half-Italian cafe, but all delicious. This dog-friendly spot's crab claws are a must. See Details
Pet Friendly Michelangelo's
Michelangelo's Loyalists swear by Michelangelo's Italian food. The ambiance at this dog-friendly spot is enhanced by a tree growing through the roof. See Details
Empire Cafe Authentic Italian cuisine such as portabella sandwiches, margarita pizza, chicken parm, and rustica. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Gugliani's The BYOB Gugliani's welcomes pups in the summer, when you can feats on its down-home Italian fare and great gourmet pizzas. See Details
Collina's Greenway The BYOB Collina's gourmet pizza is out-of-this-world. You can enjoy any of their traditional Italian fare with your pup. Sit at a perimeter table as pets are only allowed outside the fence. See Details
Giacomo's Giacomo's serves classic Italian dishes in a comfortable setting. See Details
Mia Bella Trattoria Mia Bella Trattoria's Italian fare is high-end eating at low-end prices. Pets are welcome, but reservations are needed to get a table. See Details
Postino - Heights Postino, located in Houston, TX, is a casual Italian cafe that serves up a variety 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 a glass of wine and an order of the Bounty with grilled cauliflower, asparagus, assorted veggies, Guindilla peppers, spicy Marcona almonds, herb-cucumber-cream dipping sauce, and smoked almond hummus. Next, chow down on the Autostrada Panini with sopresatta, Italian ham, cappicola, mortadella, provolone, arugula, tomato, and spicy pepper relish. Postino is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, Saturday from 9am to 12am, and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Paulie's Nothing beats Paulie's shortbread cookies, though regulars love the Italian entrees, too. Bring your pup along while you try a panini. See Details
Piatto The cheery, pet-friendly environment at Piatto is complimented by the hearty Italian dishes, including an asparagus and crabmeat appetizer. See Details
Antica Osteria Dogs are allowed at Antica Osteria Italian Restaurant, where they offer six pet-friendly tables outside on the beautiful covered patio that runs along the front of the building. The chefs prepare lots of Italian favorites, including fettucine, pasta, and a number of main courses. One of the most popular dishes is the spaghetti auglio olio: spaghetti with fresh garlic, parsley, and extra virgin olive oil. In addition to the menu items, the off the menu items are rotated nightly, including gulf snapper, redfish, Atlantic salmon, halibut, and filet mignon. Antica Osteria Italian Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm. See Details
George's Pastaria George's Pastaria is home to a pet-friendly patio. This Italian restaurant serves a number of pizzas and house specialties. On George's pizza menu, you'll find the Giorgio, topped with spinach, artichokes, tomatoes, purple onion, fresh garlic, and goat cheese. Alternatively, you could try George's Chicken Body Builder: marinated chicken breast with sauteed vegetables and a little rigatoni pasta. George's Pastaria is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday to Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Carrabba's Original Carrabba's is a Houston original, and this location on Voss Road offers a covered patio with several dog-friendly tables. The menu highlights classic Italian dining with a diverse selection of plates. You'll find popular dishes like linguine pescatore, spaghetti, and eggplant parmesan. Other menu items include stuffed pasta, steaks, chops, and house specials like the Brick Chicken. Pizza lovers will have their choice of classic options or customized pies. You can round that out with a choice from their extensive wine list or a specialty cocktail. This location is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Carrabba's Italian Grill Carrabba's Italian Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant serving Italian fare to Houston locals and tourists alike. eight tables are available outside of the Grill for dog owners wanting to enjoy a plate of pasta alongside their pooch. Carrabba's menu is made up of appetizers and small plates, soups, salads, gluten-free and lite fare, pasta, wood-fired pizzas, and entrees made up of chicken pork, veal, steaks and chops, and seafood. Those with a sweet tooth can save room for Tiramisu or Brulee Ricotta Cheesecake. See Details
Piazza Cafe and Catering Piazza Cafe is a family owned restaurant serving fresh ingredients in its Italian dishes. Visitors to the Cafe can enjoy a slice of Roasted Chicken Pizza while Fido lounges underfoot at one of its few outdoor tables. Piazza Cafe's menu includes pasta dishes, baked potatoes, sandwiches, pizzas, wraps, oven roasted chicken dishes, salads, soups, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Seven Layer Bar or Cookies to top off their meal. Piazza Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 2pm. See Details
Grazia Italian Kitchen Grazia Italian Kitchen serves traditional Italian favorites in a warm and inviting atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Patrons can please their palates with menu favorites such as tomato bisque soup, balsamic chicken salad, fried calamari, jumbo lump crab cake, short rib curry flatbread, Greek wood-fired pizza, baked ziti, lamb ragu, pasta alla vodka, BBQ shrimp, and almond crusted snapper. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at outside patio tables. Grazia Italian Kitchen opens at 11am Monday through Friday and 10am on weekends. See Details
District 7 Grill - Chinatown District 7 Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant serving casual, urban American cuisine, in Chinatown. Dog owners can bring Fido and head to one of the tables on its "massive outdoor patio, covered by a huge Oak tree" to enjoy their meal alongside their furry friend. The Grill's menu includes breakfast and brunch items, starters such as Wild Boar Sausage Bruschetta, Artichoke Spinach Dip, and Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, salads, Famous District Muffulettas, a wide variety of bowls such as pasta, stew, rice, and salad, Flatbread Tandoori Naan Pizzas, burgers, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Homemade Banana Bread Pudding, Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee or Tres Leches Cake. This location of District 7 Grill is open Monday for lunch only from 10:30am to 3:30pm, Tuesday through Friday from 10:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday for brunch from 10:00am to 3:30pm and for dinner from 3:30pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Pizza. Solario Pizzeria Solario is home to a dog-friendly patio. If you like thin crust pizza prepared using fresh ingredients, then Solario has you covered. In addition to pizza, the chefs showcase a menu of regionally inspired dishes from Italy, including handmade pasta, flatbread, spicy broccolini, soup, and salads. One of the most popular pies on the menu is the wood-fired, quattro formagi, plastered with fior di latte, parmigiano-reggiano, asiago, and vintage provolone. Pizzeria Solario is open Sunday to Monday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Collina's Italian Cafe Collina's Italian Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant serving fresh made fare to Houston locals and tourists alike. ten outdoor tables are available at Collina's to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of pasta alongside their pooch. The Italian Cafe's menu is made up of starters such as Garlic Bread and Calamari, soup, salads, pasta, chicken dishes, paninis, and pizzas. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Lemon Square, Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cheesecake or Tiramisu. See Details
Mia Bella Restaurants Translated into English as My Beautiful Tavern, Mia Bella Trattoria is home to a dog-friendly patio. Their chefs whip up a combination of traditional Italian dishes and regional American cuisine for you and Fido to enjoy. For brunch, you could share some traditional Italian ricotta pancakes made with whole milk ricotta cheese, topped with maple syrup, banana slices, strawberries, walnuts, a dollop of ricotta cheese, and whipped cream. For dinner, you may want to try the mushroom risotto croquettes, stuffed with fresh mozzarella, black olives, and basil, and topped with a jalapeno cilantro pesto sauce. Mia Bella Trattoria is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Mia Bella Trattoria - Greenway Plaza Mia Bella Trattoria is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety 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 a glass of vino and an order of the Crispy Calamari with spicy tomato lemon chermoula. Next, chow down on the Seafood Lasagna with seafood, mushrooms, and a three-cheese blend, topped with lobster Madeira cream sauce, sauteed spinach, jumbo shrimp, and clams. Or go for the Lamb Ossobucco with shiitake mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, garlic-leek mashed potatoes, and sauteed veggies! See Details
Prego Prego, located in Houston, TX, is a romantic eatery that serves up delicious Italian cuisine prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, pasta, pizza, risotto, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, beef, veggies, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the few pet-friendly outdoor tables available on their small patio. Start off with a glass of vino and an order of the Carpaccio with naturally raised Texas beef, arugula, chopped tomato, and truffle oil. Next, chow down on the Pesca Zucca - pumpkin seed-crusted gulf red snapper with oven dried tomato, roasted corn, scallion bianco, spinach, and roasted butternut squash. Or go for the Coniglio - braised Texas rabbit with caramelized root veggies. Prego is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Prima Pasta Prima Pasta is a dog-friendly restaurant serving authentic Italian fare. Visitors to Primi Pasta can dig into a plate of pasta alongside their pooch at one of the tables on its large outdoor patio. The Italian restaurant's menu includes antipasti dishes, soups, salads, pizzas, pasta, paninis, vegetarian fare, and a wide range of classic entrees such as New York Strip, Seafood Lasagna, Fettuccini Del Mare, Cheese Ravioli, Chicken Parmesan, and much more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Chocolate Mousse Cafe, Spumoni, Italian Cream Cake or Chef Carla's Tiramisu. Prima Pasta is open daily from 10:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Vincent's Vincent's provides classic Italian dining and several dog-friendly tables available in the courtyard when the weather is nice. The menu highlights traditional plates like pizza, pasta, gnocchi, and more. You can enjoy entrees with chicken, steak, seafood, and veal in timeless dishes like Scampi Alla Griglia or Pollo Milanese. Pair that with a glass of their diverse wine or cocktail list to round out the experience. Vincent's also hosts various local acts with live music and dancing. The restaurant is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 3pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, and Saturday from 4pm to 11pm. See Details