Dog Friendly Mexican Restaurants in Chicago, IL

There are 38 pet friendly Mexican restaurants in Chicago 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 Chicago. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Big Star
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
Pet Friendly Adobo Grill
Adobo Grill This upscale Mexican spot is a fan favorite! Come for a meal or just sip margaritas and nosh on guac. Fido can join you outside in the summer. See Details
XOCO Inventive Mexican menu includes a guacamole bar, woodburning oven sandwiches, and hearty soups. Sidewalk tables are dog friendly. See Details
Barcocina Serving Mexican inspired fare, Barcocina is a dog-friendly restaurant with fresh ingredients and three distinct beverage categories making up its menu. Barcocina offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Mahi Mahi tacos stuffed with chipotle aioli, cabbage, and red onion, alongside their canine companion. Barcocina's menu includes "With Chips" items such as Blue Crab Guacamole, Goat Cheese Fundido, and its House Salsas, as well as tacos, a la carte dishes such as Nutella French Toast, Fried Chicken and Biscuits, and Bacon Avocado Salad, and shared plates, including Steak Tartare, New Zealand Lamb Chops, a Thai Chicken Quesadilla, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Duck Confit Egg Roll, and Yucca Tots. Barcocina is open Monday through Friday from 5pm to 2am, Saturday from 11am to 3am and Sunday from 11am to 12am. See Details
La Fonda Latino Grille La Fonda Latino Grill in Chicago has delicious food and the outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Perez Restaurant Perez serves up standard Mexican cuisine with a few house special thrown in for good measure. They have an outdoor seating area, and we simply asked the host if we could have our dog sit with us. They said yes! So you may just want to ask permission before you sit down. See Details
Carbon Carbon prides themselves on serving high quality Mexican food for the most refined palate, using the tenderest of meats and nothing is "refried". Their menu features fresh house-made salsa, premium fire grilled steak tacos, and signature burritos. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Broken English Broken English, located in Chicago, IL, is a trendy taco pub that serves up a menu full of delicious Mexican fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the Street Corn Hushpuppies with poblano crema, valentina, and queso cotija. Next, chow down on the Pescado Del Dia Taco with market fresh fish, Mexican slaw, crispy tortilla, pico de gallo, guacamole, cilantro, and chipotle sauce. Or go for the Pork Belly Al Pastor Taco with chile guajillo-marinated and braised pork belly, charred pineapple, and cilantro. Broken English is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Bar Takito Nestled in the center of the West Loop and Fulton Market District, Bar Takito is a dog-friendly eatery with a Latin inspired, shared-plate concept. Diners wanting to dig into a plate made up of fresh and local ingredients can do so alongside their furry friend at one of its twenty outdoor tables. Bar Takito's menu includes tacos stuffed with fish, skirt steak, chicken pozole, coffee braised beef barbacoa, and shrimp, as well as brunch items, seafood, shared plates such as Polenta, Green Salad, Papas Fritas, Avocado Pine Nut Puree, Corn and Cheese Arepa, and sweets such as Popcorn Butterscotch Mousse and Chocolate-Cinnamon Flan. Guests can finish off their meal with a Margarita Flight, craft or domestic beer, wine, or house cocktail such as its My Lemonade Romance cocktail. Bar Takito is open Sunday from 10am to 9pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 2pm and Saturday from 10am to 2am. See Details
Flaco's Tacos Flaco's Tacos is a pet-friendly eatery that brands itself as ""Fast, Fresh, Made From Scratch,"" with ""Top Ten Best Margaritas."" Those looking for simple Mexican food can sit at one of Flaco's Taco's five outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes tacos, burritos, tamales, and quesadillas. Regulars to Flaco's Tacos rave about the Cowboy Taco and recommend ordering the sangria to top off your meal. Flacos Tacos is open Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm and Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 10:00pm." See Details
La Cantina Grill La Cantina Grill is an authentic Mexican restaurant serving traditional Mexican cuisine in a pet-friendly environment. Thirsty dog owners wanting to sip on Million Dollar Margarita alongside their pooch can sit at one of La Cantina's five outdoor tables. La Cantina's menu includes traditional enchiladas, a range of tacos, fajitas, nacho platters, as well as chicken, steak, and seafood dishes. Regulars to the Grill love the large portions, the cozy atmosphere and recommend you ""sit"" for the food and ""stay"" for the inventive margaritas. La Cantina is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 1am, Saturday from 12pm to 1am and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm." See Details
Tallboy Taco Tallboy Taco, located in Chicago, IL, is a trendy bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious Mexican-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold beer and an order of the Corn Fundido with corn, queso, lime, and cilantro. Next, chow down on the Beer-Battered Crispy Fish Taco with Lagunitas beer-battered tilapia, pico de gallo, lechuga, and chipotle mayo. Or go for the Crispy Veggie Avocado with Lagunitas beer-battered avocado, pico de gallo, shredded lechuga, and lemon-mustard aioli. Tallboy Taco is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, and Saturday from 10am to 12am. See Details
Salsa Picante Salsa Picante serves gourmet tacos and authentic Mexican food to locals and tourists alike in a dog-friendly atmosphere. Salsa Picante offers three outdoor tables to those looking to dine while their dog lounges underfoot. Its menu includes popular items such as chips and guacamole, Nachos Supreme, Two Quesadillas, the Asada Burrito, and more. The eatery also serves vegetarian dishes and an array of desserts, including churros with ice cream, cheesecake, flan, and Tres Leches. Salsa Picante is open seven days a week from 11am until 10pm. See Details
Takito Kitchen Takito Kitchen is a dog-friendly spot to grab a handcrafted drink or a modern Mexican dish. Taco craving dog owners can sit at one of Takito's twenty-four outdoor seats to enjoy their meal alongside their canine. The restaurant's menu includes chips, salsas, shared plates, seafood, chicken, and a variety of tacos. It also has a large drink menu with a variety of margaritas, wines, mojitos, mules, and beer available. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the Crispy Fish Tacos and an ""outstanding"" margarita. Takito Kitchen is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 11pm and Sunday from 11am to 8pm." See Details
Mercadito Serving signature tacos, fresh salsa, and guacamole in the heart of River North is Mercadito, a pet-friendly authentic Mexican restaurant. Those wanting to dig into a bowl of Lobster Mac and Cheese alongside their pup can sit at one of Mercadito's six outdoor tables to enjoy their meal and a margarita. Serving brunch, lunch, and dinner, Mercadito's menu includes seafood, beef, and chicken tacos, salads, and more. Frequent visitors appreciate the range of margaritas and recommend trying out the different varieties of guacamole. This location of Mercadito is open Sunday and Monday from 11:30am until 12:00am, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am until 1:00am, Friday from 11:30am until 2:00am and Saturday from 11:30am until 3:00am. See Details
Garcia's Restaurant Garcia's Mexican Restaurant is a pet-friendly spot for dog owners craving Mexican fare to get their fix. Those wanting to dine alongside their pet can sit at one of Garcia's ten outdoor tables to enjoy their meal.... PETS MUST SIT OUTSIDE THE FENCE.... See Details
Fiesta Mexicana Fiesta Mexicana is a pet-friendly restaurant serving Mexican fare to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Fiesta Mexicana wanting to dig into a bowl of guacamole and chips alongside their furry friend can sit at one of Fiesta Mexicana's four outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Fiesta Mexicana's menu ranges from soups and salads to combination meals to fajitas, steak, chicken, and seafood entrees, or sandwiches, to dessert items. Regulars to Fiesta Mexicana love the authentic taste and recommend ordering a margarita to top off your meal. This location of Fiesta Mexicana is open Sunday from 11am to 1am, Monday through Thursday from 11am to 2am and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 3am. See Details
El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria Serving its famous beer-garitas and all kinds of tacos, El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria is a pet-friendly spot to enjoy Mexican fare. Those wanting to sip alongside their furry friend can sit at one of El Hefe's eight outdoor barstools. There are no tables located outside. El Hefe's menu includes brunch, lunch, and dinner and ranges from Chicken Tortilla Soup to the Hefe Dog, Fried Avacado Tacos, Supermacho Bowl, or Machos Nachos. Frequent visitors to El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria recommend you ""sit"" for a margarita and ""stay"" for a Churro Sundae. This location of El Hefe is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 2am, Saturday from 10am to 3am and Sunday from 10am to 2am. The kitchen is open Monday through Saturday until 10pm and Sunday until 5pm." See Details
Havana Grill Havana Pan Latin Grill and Mojito Bar is a lively, pet-friendly restaurant serving Cuban-American cuisine and specialty drinks. Those looking to dine in a 1940's art-deco themed eatery with Fido in tow can sit at one of Havana's five outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Havana's menu includes its famous empanadas, a Latin burger, quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos and a range of salads and sandwiches. It also has a fully stocked bar, mixing fun variations on classic Latin coolers, including guava-infused mojitos. Frequent visitors to Havana recommend the fried plantain. Havana Pan Latin Grill and Mojito Bar is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 2am and Saturday from 12pm to 3am. See Details
El Nuevo Mexicano El Nuevo Mexicano is a dog-friendly restaurant serving lunch and dinner to locals and tourists alike. Those wanting to sip on a Pomegranate Margarita with Fido lounging underfoot can do so on El Nuevo's front patio, which seats six to eight people and their pups. Its menu includes fajitas, tamales, chimichangas, steak tacos, seafood dishes and more. Locals rave about the chips and salsa and the margarita options they say you should order in a pitcher. El Nuevo Mexicano is open for all your Mexican food cravings Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00am, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Las Tablas Las Tablas Colombian Steakhouse is a pet-friendly, family owned and operated establishment serving Columbian dishes. Those wanting to dig into a plate of guacamole and plantain chips can sit with Fido at one of Las Tablas five outdoor tables. Its menu includes soups, salads, beef, seafood, and chicken dishes, as well as vegetarian options. Regulars to Las Tablas recommend starting your meal off with the Sangria and finishing it with the Coconut Flan. This location of Las Tablas Colombian Steakhouse is open Sunday from 11am to 9pm, Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday from 5pm to 11pm and Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Mario's Tacos Mario's Tacos is a pet-friendly restaurant serving Mexican fare to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Mario's wanting to chow down on a taco while their dog relaxes underfoot can sit at one of its eight outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes platillos, tacos, nachos and more. Frequent visitors to Mario's Tacos recommend ordering the Al Pastor tacos and rave about the house salsas. Mario's Tacos is open Tuesday to Thursday from 11am until 9pm and Friday to Sunday from 11am until 10pm. See Details
Chipotle Mexican Grill Founded on the idea that food served fast does not have to be a typical fast food experience, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant known for its burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads. Visitors to Chicago with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's eight outdoor tables. The Grill's menu allows guests to choose from crispy corn or soft flour tacos, a bowl, burrito, or salad, then choose from steak, carnitas, chicken, barbacoa or sofritas, next, adding rice beans and fajita vegetables, and finally, topping it all off with salsas, lettuce, guacamole, and cheese. 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