Dog Friendly Restaurants in District of Columbia

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 restaurants in District of Columbia that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Art and Soul
Art and Soul Art and Soul is dog friendly! The restaurant features an inventive, Southern-inspired menu and modern cocktails with dog-friendly patio seating. Art & Soul has a dog menu with creatively named items like The Hungry Dawg and Peanut-Banana Pupsicles. The menu for humans features a varied array of delicious options including bacon cheddar cornbread, braised short rib empanadas, seared diver scallops, duck leg confit, and fried Amish chicken. See Details
Pet Friendly Chef Geoff's
Chef Geoff's Chef Geoff's is known for its reliable, classic American cuisine, fabulous Sunday jazz brunches, and a spacious outdoor dining section that welcomes dogs. Menu features honey-sriracha wings, crispy calamari, Hawaiian pizza, jumbo lump crabcake sandwiches, wild mushroom ravioli, and Italian sausage penne, plus and extensive selection of craft cocktails and global wines. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Saturday, 10:30am on Sunday. See Details
Logan Tavern Fill up on delicious American comfort grub at this well-loved Logan Circle favorite where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Tasty menu options include ginger calamari, baked meatballs, PEI mussels, chipotle fried chicken, shrimp po'boys, bison burgers, and Cajun rubbed salmon. Opens at 11:30am during the week, 10:30am on weekends. See Details
Union Pub Union Pub is a dog-friendly bar serving beer and a classic menu of food. Pets are welcome to join you on the weekend. See Details
The Wonderland Ballroom The Wonderland Ballroom is a neighborhood bar with tasty food and refreshing beer, a kickin' juke box, and a dog-friendly patio. Favorite menu options include quesadillas, jumbo wings, homemade chili, spicy sweet potato burritos, black and blue burgers, and southern fried chicken sandwiches. Call ahead for hours. See Details
Commissary This laid-back neighborhood cafe lends itself well to everything from a cold afternoon beer to a tasty breakfast bite. Delicious menu options include chicken nachos, thin crust pizza, grilled salmon, steak frites, coconut curry stir fry, patty melts, and fish tacos. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer. Opens daily at 8am. See Details
Peacock Cafe Established in 1991, Peacock Cafe is a tradition in Georgetown life. It is one of the friendliest restaurants and bars to enjoy an eclectic menu that offers something for everyone. Around the clock, lunch to dinner into the night, Peacock Cafe attracts followers. There is outdoor sidewalk seating during seasonal weather. Inside, the cosmopolitan interior offer view of a charming courtyard. We are proud to have Chef Maziar Farivar featured at the prestigious James Beard Foundation Dinner in NYC in 2010 and 2012, and just recently Chef Maziar has been selected amongst the group of 60 chefs across the U.S. to the "Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Initiative" ,Setting the Table for Diplomacy, thru the Department of State. Peacock Cafe has a wonderful outdoor area and on the weekends it's the neighborhood place to go with your dog. See Details
Wunder Garten Wunder Garten, located in Washington, DC, is a fun-filled German-style beer garden that serves up a variety of tasty craft beer. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold brew and play some lawn games with friends and family! (Wunder Garten reserves the right to ask dogs to leave if they misbehave.) Also, please note that dogs are not permitted during special events, including Oktoberfest and Fruhlingsfest. If you're craving something to munch on, nearby CaliBurger DC offers up their delicious burgers. Wunder Garten is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 11pm, Friday from 4pm to 1am, and Saturday from 2pm to 1am. See Details
Jacob's Coffee & Cafe Jacob's Coffee & Cafe serves a variety of drinks and eats and offers a pet-friendly outdoor seating area. See Details
Rosemary's Thyme Bistro Rosemary's Thyme Bistro has heated outdoor sidewalk seating great for people watching and it's dog friendly. The brunch is delicious. See Details
Hook Hall Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, Hook Hall is a traditional tavern and event space. It is a place you go to enjoy a cold beer and catch up with friends, or to find the latest epic pop-up experience. It’s a space designed to transform and transition throughout the day. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your evening. Hook Hall is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:30pm to 12am, Thursday from 12pm to 12am, Friday from 12pm to 1am, Saturday from 10am to 1am, and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Good Stuff Eatery Find gourmet burgers and top-notch comfort food in a casual, counter-service setting at this lunch spot. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Cafe Dupont The brasserie-style Café Dupont offers dog-friendly outdoor seating and a hint of Parisian influence in its menu and decor, located smack dab in the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood. Menu features Maine scallops, crispy pig cheeks, wild Alaskan halibut, New Zealand lamb shank, and prime tenderloin. Opens at 6:30am during the week and 7am for weekend brunch. See Details
Martin's Tavern Martin's Tavern offers an authentic atmosphere with virtually the same menu since it's inception in 1933. Menu includes New England clam chowder, BBQ shrimp, fried oysters, slow roasted pot roast, pan seared scallops, and filet mignon. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on a first-come, first-served basis. See Details
Montmartre Montmarte serves tasty French bistro classics with a wallet-friendly wine list in a cozy, warm setting. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Room 11 Pair yummy cheeses, salads, paninis or small plates at Room 11 with glasses of their eclectic, great-value wines. Dogs are welcome outdoors. See Details
Sidamo Coffee and Tea Sidamo Coffee and Tea is a local favorite with a wonderful patio where you and your pup can sit together and surf the free Wi-Fi. See Details
Cafe Saint-Ex Enjoy excellent Eclectic cuisine in a laid-back, charming setting at this Logan Circle hotspot. Pets welcome at the popular patio tables. Join them for their seasonal weekly Yappy Hour every Monday! See Details
Tonic at Quigley's Pharmacy With a casual atmosphere and dog-friendly patio, this Foggy Bottom eatery is a great spot for a burger and a cold beer. Enjoy American comfort food just like mom used to make, including Buffalo chicken tots, lemony shrimp, Angus Beef burgers, baby crab cakes, fish tacos, fiesta taco salad, mac and cheese, and pizza. Opens at 11am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details
Baked & Wired Bring your dog to this bakery that makes dog treats in flavors like Peanut Butter Krunch and Bacon & Cheese in addition to fresh baked bread, brewed coffee and espresso, pastries, muffins, cookies, and quiche. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Biergarten Haus Dogs are welcome at more than 40 outdoor tables at DC's largest Bavarian-inspired Biergarten on Wednesdays only. Established in June 2010, Biergarten Haus serves traditional German-American fare paired with traditional German beers. Menu items include loaded fries, schnitzel, potato pancakes with applesauce, curry wurst, pretzel rolls with beer cheese and mustard, and meatloaf. Dogs are only allowed at Biergarten Haus on Wednesdays, 4pm - midnight. See Details
Ugly Mug The grub at this Capitol Hill hangout is a step above the norm, as is the extensive draft beer selection. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Loggia Lounge at The Fairmont Georgetown Wine and cheese, beer and burgers, cocktails and crab cakes. Loggia has food and drink for all tastes. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tales. See Details
Marcel's Fans rave that the seven-course tasting menu of sublime Flemish-French fare at Marcel's is worth every penny. Pets welcome outdoors. See Details