Dog Friendly Restaurants in Canada

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. A dog's gotta eat too! And no matter where you're headed, we can point you towards a great sidewalk cafe, brew pub, coffee shop, or other eatery in Canada that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Williams Coffee Pub

Enjoy a snack or meal with your dog in Toronto's first pet-friendly indoor and outdoor seating area! Located inside PawsWay (a Pet Discovery Centre), this cozy cafe offers much more than just coffee and tea. The extensive food menu features breakfast all day, hot pressed paninis, sesame tuna rolls, Cobb salad, chicken quesadillas, and thin and crispy pizza.

Thor Espresso Bar

Thor Espresso Bar is a laid back indie espresso bar located in the King West neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. You'll find top tier espresso and espresso drinks as well as yummy gourmet pastries, all locally sourced. The owners are dog lovers and have their own furry friends. We welcome your pets on the patio and we offer a water bowl that is refreshed throughout the day. Unfortunately, Toronto by-laws does not permit pets indoors; Victoria Memorial Park is just around the corner, which is a great place to socialize with other dogs and owners.

The Longest Yard

The Longest Yard is a friendly burger joint that welcomes dogs on their outdoor patio. Laid back and casual as any neighborhood pub should be.

Sandstone Grillhouse

Sandstone Grillhouse is pet friendly! The owners and staff are very kind and will love to spend time with both you and your pet on our outdoor patio.


Sassafraz Restaurant serves fine dining offerings such as pumpkin gnocchi, almond crusted tiger shrimp, ancho braised lamb tacos, and a variety of specialty cocktails. Outdoor seating is very limited but dogs are welcomed with a bowl of cool water


Carmelina is set in classic Mediterranean décor with marble Roman pillars, plush seating and stone fireplaces, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Specializing in celebrations, the dining area can accommodate up to 100 guests and cater to any type of private or social function, and they'll invent a menu suited to your party or guests' needs. Choose from homemade pastas, risottos, veal, steaks and gourmet pizzas, as well as an extensive wine list.

Red Rocket Coffee

Red Rocket Coffee is pet friendly! Grab a cup of joe and a pastry and relax on a front sidewalk seat with your dog by your side.

Cafe Brio

A casual, upscale restaurant which allows dogs to dine with their human companions at the two outdoor tables in the courtyard. Menu features handmade cured meats, fresh salads, pastas, seafood, and meat dishes, plus an extensive selection of wine, beer, and spirits. Call ahead to ensure availability. Opens at 5:30pm Tuesday through Saturday.

WAG Pet Shop/Cafe

Enjoy a latte or housemade lemonade while perusing the amazing items available for humans, K9s, and kitties. Dogs are welcome to join their owners inside.

Beacon Hill Drive-In

Beacon Hill is famous for its yummy soft serve ice cream and sundaes, but they offer much more than that. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner delights such as pancakes, bacon cheeseburgers, oyster burgers, club sandwiches, chicken fingers, and milkshakes. Tables on the outside of the fence are dog friendly. Great spot to grab a bite during the summer.

Shore Grill & Grotto

Allows Dogs, has dog bowls for all patio tables. Has a dog "parking" station.

Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall

Bring Fido to share a drink and relax at Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall's new canine cantina, Calgary's only dog-friendly patio. The area for dogs has been gated off from bar and restaurant, and disposable water bowls are available. Owners must provide proof of vaccinations. Aggressive breeds are not allowed.

Barb's Place Fish and Chips

This fish and chips seafood stand located at Fisherman's Wharf serves fish and chips, Pacific halibut, oysters, steamed mussels and clams, prawn skewers, bacon cheeseburgers, and chicken tenders. Dogs are welcome at outdoor picnic tables. Stand is open mid-March to October.

Lido Waterfront Bar & Bistro

Waterfront bar and bistro serving a variety of Pizza, tapas, salads fish tacos, and canapés alongside a full array of local craft beers on tap.

Le Doggy Café

Le Doggy Café is the only restaurant in Montreal that welcomes both humans and dogs. We serve vegetarian and vegan food, give dog training classes, workshops and host adoption days. All dogs are welcome in our dog oriented café!

Munchies Coffee House & BARKery

Bring Fido inside while you sip a hot, fresh cup of coffee or tea. Then order a cake, pie, or pastry for one or both of you. Just remember to walk your furry friend before entering the bakery.

Brasserie McAuslan

Great beer and a beautiful patio next to the cycle path.

Wandering Moose

Wandering Moose is a funky little coffee shop in the old post office building. Serving coffees, gelato, wraps, sandwiches, muffins and more. Outside tables welcome dogs.

Mad Rona's Coffee Bar

Mad Rona's Coffee Bar is pet friendly! Cool coffee house with amazing food! They allow dogs on the patio and have a dog bed just outside the entrance in the winter and by the open garage doors in the summer.

Creekside Bar & Grill

This high energy pub serves wings, fish and chips, and steak sandwiches. There are hitching posts and water bowls for dogs just off the patio. Up-to-date vaccinations are required.

The Foggy Goggle

The Foggy Goggle welcomes well-behaved dogs on their outdoor summer patio and provides shade, water, and chew toys to keep your furry friends happy while you enjoy wings, pizza, quesadillas, or lobster mac and cheese.

Sunny Side Cafe

One of the best places in Victoria for eggs Benedict with the added bonus of dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Rondeau Joe's

Casual pub with a patio that has a great view of Rondeau Bay. Allows dogs on the patio during the summer season.

Poultry in Motion

Year round patio seating, well behaved and social dog's welcome. Treats for dogs and communal water dish. Patio is only closed when the rain falls sideways.

Hot Dog Cafe

Hot Dog Café is a brand new concept of canine coffee shop. This truly unique canine centre includes a complete grooming salon for dogs and cats – with or without an appointment – an interior dog park of English inspiration and a short and long-term kennel. All these services are offered in a typical London lounge atmosphere with music, an alcohol licence and free WiFi access. Hot Dog Café is the ideal place to work, socialize, to meet people who are passionate about the same things as you are, and much more.

Doggy Style Deli

Eat in restaurant designed specifically for dogs. Also provides grooming, raw food, and basic products like toys, leashes, etc. People can eat with their dogs in the restaurant, but they have to bring their own food.

Earl's Langley

My friend and her husband take their dog with them and he is tied up to the fence on the other side of the patio, in the shade. They like going there cos they are treated well.

Ca Va Bistro

French-inspired small plates made with fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Yellow Cup Cafe

Yellow Cup serves hot and cold sandwiches, sweet and savory crepes, and premium Italian gelato. Patio seating is dog friendly.

The Queen's Head Pub and Bar

Diverse menu includes chicken and duck wings, shrimp tacos, steak and mushroom pie, and boar burgers. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Dockside Restaurant

Excellent dock side restaurant with view of the fishing boats. You can sit at the picnic tables with your dog. Have a cold beer and great scallops. Kids can have smoothies and the waitress will bring your dog a bucket of water. Typical Nova Scotia hospitality. Upstairs is the Fundy Restaurant. Same food but more expensive

Cafe Mondo

A variety of cafe dishes, including Mexican, wraps, and pizza. Front outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Table 34

Casual fine dining with a delicious menu that includes calamari, veggie springrolls, Ontario pork 3-ways, and fire roasted tomato and Asiago jumbo ravioli. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Balzac's Café

Balzac's serves coffee, lattes, and baked goods. Patio seating welcomes dogs, weather permitting.

Cabot Shores Bistro

Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort on Cape Breton has a restaurant open to the public. Menu offers Nova Scotia seafood, wood-fired steak, and vegetarian/vegan options. Deck seating is open June-October and is dog friendly.

Fat Mardi's

Fat Mardi's serves burgers, po-boys, jambalaya, and steak frites. Entire patio is dog friendly.

Cotes-a-Cotes Grill

Located in the historic Petit Champlain district, Cotes-a-Cotes offers incredible views of the St-Laurent River and Château Frontenac while serving such tasty offerings as traditional beef stew, Jack Daniels BBQ ribs, wild mushrooms creamed risotto, and baked seafood. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Mad Chef Cafe

Tasty healthy food with awesome service. The terrace in the summer is perfect for the dog and they will even bring him water.

Cascadia Bakery

A long standing Victoria, BC bakery and cafe, Cascadia has three outdoor tables that are often frequented by dog owners and their canine friends.

Harvest Store and Cafe

Store, cafe, and coffeehouse with dog-friendly sidewalk tables.

Atlas Cafe

Atlas serves an extensive menu of global cuisine. Outdoor seating is limited but dog friendly.

Baby Salsa

A variety of traditional Mexican dishes, including quesadillas, burritos, and street tacos. The outdoor terrace welcomes dogs during the summer months. It's advised to call ahead to ensure the patio is open before arriving.

My Dog's Cafe & Bar

Imagine spending time with friends and their dogs. Or how about a first date where both people bring their fur babies. Sound like fun? Well, it's about to happen at My Dog's Cafe & Bar. Upon opening in November 2016, they will offer a menu of delicious baked goods, healthy smoothies, a breakfast cereal bar, coffee and tea, and in 2017, beer, wine, and mixed drinks.

Fresgo Inn Restaurant

Serving Surrey for over 35 years, Fresgo offers a wide selection of traditional diner food, including corned beef hash, blueberry pancakes, meatball subs, patty melts, burgers, BBQ chicken, meatloaf, prime rib, and roast turkey. Dogs are welcome at outdoor picnic tables.

Gallagher's Bar & Lounge

Gallagher's is a great place to enjoy a drink or tow, but it's also known for serving some of the tastiest gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and sliders money can buy. Patio seating is dog friendly. Every furry guest receives a delicious dog biscuit and a fresh bowl of water.

Melville Café

Sandwiches, pizza, and breakfast all day. Outdoor seating with spectacular river views is dog friendly.

Pure Vanilla Bakery & Cafe

Pure Vanilla serves tasty treats and coffee. Front outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Char's Landing 19+ Public House

Char's serves craft beers on tap, imported house wines, and the widest selection of mocktails as well as the fully stocked liquor cabinet. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Collective Arts Brewery

One part live music venue, one part art gallery, and one part craft brewery, the Collective Arts Brewery allows burgeoning artists a space to express themselves and beer lovers a place to sample year round and seasonal brews from the region. Dogs are welcome in the beergarden behind the brewery.

2 Percent Jazz

Café located on the first floor of Midtown Court serves in-house roasted coffee blends, and scratch-made muffins, breads, sandwiches, and pastries. Beautiful patio with lush greenery and a waterfall is dog friendly.

Riverfront Pub

Just minutes from Enderby and Salmon Arm, Riverfront Pub offers a shady area with leashes and water dishes adjacent to the riverside seasonal patios, so no dog ever has to sit in a vehicle during the summer. Menu options include steak or chicken tenders, seafood Alfredo, and vegetable/beef stir fry.

Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons serves Canada's favorite coffee, plus tea, specialty hot and cold drinks, baked goods, soup, salads, and sandwiches. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Riverhouse Restaurant

This roadhouse style restaurant serves a variety of hearty dishes, including potato bacon soup, fish and chips, grilled chicken Caesar wraps, and poutine. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Uncommon Grounds

Uncommon Grounds offers a variety of coffee drinks, teas, baked goods, and pastries. Front sidewalk tables welcome dogs.

Major League Two

Major League Two's bar and grill menu includes gourmet burgers, handmade pizza, fish and chips, and mac and cheese, plus an extensive selection of mixed drinks and craft beer. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Rawthentic Eatery

Gourmet vegan and raw dishes. Enjoy unprocessed and unaltered salads, sandwiches, soups, and desserts. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.


Located in the heart of Saint John right on the boardwalk, Lemongrass offers a mixture of American and Thai cuisine. The flavorful and health conscious menu includes firecracker shrimp, spring rolls, lamb keema, red curry, pad Thai noodles, and coconut chili scallops. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Charley B's

Charley B's serves burgers, hot dogs, chicken fillets, poutine, and a wide variety of yummy shakes, sundaes, and ice cream. Pups are always welcome on the patio.

Lake Agnes Tea House

Located near Lake Agnes, at an elevation of 7,005 feet (2,135 m), Lake Agnes Tea House is accessible only by a hiking trail and does not have electricity. Serving homemade breads, soups, sandwiches, and desserts along with 100 different types of teas, Lake Agnes Tea House is a popular, albeit difficult to get to, destination with visitors to the Lake Louise area. The hike is 4.5 miles (7 km) round-trip, takes 1-2 hours each way, and has an elevation gain of 1300 feet (400 m) over 2.1 miles (3.4 km) on the way up. The trail begins at Chateau Lake Louise. Detailed trail instructions can be found on the Lake Agnes Tea House website.


This beautiful restaurant situated on Moore Lake creates a serene dining experience ideal for romantic dinners for two. The varied menu includes spring rolls, calamari, chicken quesadillas, Indonesian pork tenderloin, pad Thai, spicy salmon, bacon burgers. Patio seating with stunning lake views is dog friendly.