Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in Rhode Island

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 Italian restaurants in Rhode Island that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sardella's Italian Restaurant
Sardella's Italian Restaurant This is a great place to eat in Newport with your dog on their outside patio. Service is good and prices are very reasonable. See Details
Pet Friendly Potenza Ristorante
Potenza Ristorante Potenza Ristorante offers authentic Italian Cuisine and dog-friendly seating during the summer. See Details
Costantino's Venda Bar & Ristorante Costantino's Venda Bar and Ristorante has lots of dog-friendly tables outside. The owner's family have been making pasta in the Old World tradition for over seventy years and are dedicated to using high-quality ingredients in their authentic Italian dishes. You and Fido can reenact the iconic scene from Lady and the Tramp with one of the homemade pasta dishes on the menu, including the Pappardelle Alla Bolognese: wide ribbon pasta tossed in a traditional ragu, made with ground veal, pork, and beef. You can select one of the cocktails from the menu that come highly recommended from local patrons, like the Costantino Martini with house-infused pineapple vodka, shaken with white peach puree, and topped with a splash of cranberry juice. Costantino's is open Monday through Wednesday from 5pm to 10pm, Thursday from 5pm to 1am, Friday from 5pm to 2am, and Saturday from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Tavolo Wine Bar & Tuscan Grille Casual upscale Tuscan inspired authentic cuisine complemented by a Wine Spectator Award Winning wine list, craft beer selection, and innovative cocktails. Menu includes steamed mussels, shrimp salad, grilled chicken pizza, veal parmesan, braised short rib, and pan seared salmon. Outside patio seating dog friendly. See Details
Mirabella's Italian Cucina Dogs are welcome at Mirabella's Italian Cucina, where they offer eleven tables outside for dogs and their owners. Cheryl, the chef, is known in the area for her homemade meatballs and fresh pizza. The locals rave about her gravy and many patrons claim it's the best in the area. Never one to rest solely on the classics, she likes to offer her customers something a little different, like her mashed potato pizza. This unusual pie is served with mashed potato, bacon, cheese, scallion, and sour cream. If you love potato skins, then it's definitely the pie for you. Mirabella's Italian Cucina is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 7pm, Friday from 11am to 9pm, Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Panini Grill Dogs are allowed at the Panini Grill. Although they don't have tables outside, you and Fido can park your bums on the outdoor chairs. The literal translation of panini is small bread and is synonymous with sandwiches. The people at Panini Grill want you to design the perfect meal for yourself, that's why they offer you a choice of herb focaccia, French baguette, sliced Italian, an oversized pita, or whole wheat bread. You can select from a range of fillings, including roasted veggie, the chicken Italiano, and the tuna melt. Your sandwich is then spiced with extra virgin olive oil and their secret spice. Finally, they grill it on their cast iron panini grills, melting the cheese, infusing the flavor, and toasting the outside of the bread. They also serve soups and salads. The Panini Grill is open every day of the week from 10:30am to 9:00pm. See Details
Leo's Ristorante Leo's Ristorante, located in Bristol, RI, is a casual Italian-style 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 an order of the Calamari Rings marinated in olive oil, parsley, and fresh garlic, breaded, and fried to perfection, served with hot banana peppers and marinara sauce. Next, chow down on the Eggplant Parmesan baked in marinara and topped with melted provolone with your choice of pasta. Leo's Ristorante is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Siena Cucina Enoteca Dogs are allowed at Siena Cucina Enoteca. You and Fido can sit at one of their five outdoor tables. Featuring authentic Tuscan cuisine, the menu at Siena includes signature tasting boards, served with Tuscan ciabatta crostini, candied nuts, and fig jam. You can also mix and match your favorite meat, cheese, and olives to create your own antipasti board. Imagine you are strolling through the Tuscan countryside, as you look through the rest of their menu options, including pasta, pizza, salad, and sides, all modeled on dishes from the owner's homeland. Siena Cucina Enoteca is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday from 4:30pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Vesuvio Restaurant Dogs are welcome at Vesuvio, where they serve authentic Italian cuisine to their four outdoor tables. Their Italian specialty, the Eggplant Vairano, comes highly recommended from locals. It is prepared with tender pieces of eggplant fried golden brown and layered with Italian ham, roasted peppers, mushrooms and mozzarella cheese, all baked with tomato sauce. They also serve lots of other pasta, seafood, salads, and meat dishes. You can pair your Italian meal with a glass of wine or a traditional cocktail. For dessert, sink your sweet tooth into a grape nut custard. Vesuvio Restaurant is open Tuesday through Friday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Saturday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
Luigi's Restaurant Bring your furry family members to Luigi's Restaurant and Gourmet Express. Dogs are welcome at one of their four outdoor tables. There, you'll find authentic Italian specialties to fill you up. The classic Italian dishes you'll find on the menu, include the Veal Cutlet Parmigiana, tender, breaded veal cutlet with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella. Alternatively, you could try one of the brick oven flatbreads, like the meatball salad flatbread, a cheesy flatbread pizza, topped with a tossed arugula and romaine garden salad, with cucumber, tomato, and red onion in red wine vinegar dressing finished off with meatballs, lots of grated cheese and fresh basil. Luigi's Restaurant and Gourmet Express is open Monday from 10am to 7pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 10am to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 10am to 10pm and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. See Details
Aquilante's Bistro Dogs are allowed at Aquilante's Bistro and Tavern, where they offer a great selection of Italian cuisine. The concise menu offers a number of salads, grilled pizza, pasta, and sandwiches. You may enjoy the grilled chicken caesar salad, served with romaine hearts and dressing, topped with grilled chicken and garlic croutons. Alternatively, one of the house specialties is the Cruella FraDiovala, which is a combination of sauteed shrimp, clams, and scallops in a spicy marinara sauce over a choice of pasta. Aquilante's Bistro and Tavern is open for lunch on Tuesday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:00pm and for dinner on Tuesday through Friday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday to Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Trattoria Zooma Dogs are welcome at Trattoria Zooma. Outside, you'll find four dog-friendly tables. The chefs at Zooma provide Southern Italian cuisine, homemade pasta, and wood-fired pizza using fresh ingredients. On the menu, you can try their L'Italiano, served with ham, salami, pepperoni and provolone topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and banana peppers, dressed with homemade zesty Italian dressing on a grinder roll. To top it all off, you can enjoy a traditional Italian dessert favorite: cannoli or gelato. Trattoria Zooma is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
La Masseria La Masseria, an ancient word for a farmhouse, is a dog-friendly restaurant. Traditionally, La Masseria is the heart of a working farm where everything, from tools to animals, is housed. The classic dishes prepared on the menu reflect the fresh connotations of the restaurant's name, including lots of exciting, traditional pasta dishes, such as Ravioli di Angelina, homemade fresh caciotta cheese ravioli in a light tomato sauce. La Masseria is open Monday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 11:00pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 10:30pm. See Details
Osteria Toscana Osteria Toscana, a fine authentic Tuscan restaurant, has six dog-friendly tables outside. They serve homemade Italian food cooked with fresh meats, grains, and cheeses. You and Fido can indulge in a culinary trip through Tuscany with their Italian Tuscan feast, offered Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, containing lots of different pasta options, meat dishes, and more at a discounted price. All of the feast entrees are served with Pasta Fagioli Alla Toscana. If you can't make it for the feast, they serve all of those dishes and more on their regular menu. Osteria Toscana is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:30pm to 9:00pm, Friday to Saturday from 4:30pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 4:30pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Pane e Vino Dogs are welcome at Pane e Vino Ristorante and Enoteca, located on historic Federal Hill in Providence. The front and back patio are both dog-friendly. This authentic Italian restaurant provides a number of dishes from all over the country. The Carciofi Secondi is served with long stem artichokes, lemon, white wine sauce, fontina potato cake, and veal. Alternatively, you and Fido could try something from the wood grill, like the Costoletta Di Vitello, served with a wood grilled sixteen-ounce veal rib chop, cippolini demi-glaze, and a fontina potato cake. To satisfy your sweet tooth, you could order the golden raisin bread pudding, served warm with fresh whipped cream. Pane e Vino Ristorante and Enoteca is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm, Saturday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 3:00pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Rosalina Rosalina is a dog-friendly Mediterranean restaurant. The menu is mainly made up of recognizable Italian dishes but they also serve a number of more unusual concoctions from across the Med'. On the Antipasti section of the menu, you'll discover distinctive dishes like chilled calamari tossed with cherry tomatoes, hot peppers, celery, fresh parsley, red wine vinegar, and extra-virgin olive oil. If that's not enough to satisfy your hunger, you can order a side of homemade meatballs in marinara sauce. As an added bonus, the extended Rosalina family back in Greece are olive farmers. They use their freshly picked produce to make premium olive oil that is used in the dishes on the menu and is available to purchase at the restaurant. Rosalina is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday to Saturday from 4pm to 12am, and Sunday from 4pm to 10pm. See Details
Pauly Pentas Gourmet Italian Deli Pauly Penta's Deli prepares their dishes fresh on the premises every day. You and Fido can enjoy a pie at one of their six dog-friendly tables. This full-service deli offers fresh soup, fresh salads, cold and hot sandwiches, grilled food, gourmet pizza, daily specials, bakery items, and gourmet coffee and desserts. The owner, Pauly Penta, grew up in North Providence and has been providing Italian treats since 1998. Their almond biscotti comes highly recommended from local patrons. Pauly Penta's Deli is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 6:30pm and Saturday from 7:00am to 5:30pm. See Details