Dog Friendly Restaurants in Illinois

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 Illinois that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Miss Kitty's The Grape Escape
Miss Kitty's The Grape Escape Miss Kitty's The Grape Escape is a dog-friendly restaurant located in Galen, IL. Fido is welcome to join you in the outdoor seating area. They offer a wine bar, delicious martinis as well as other spirits and beer. See Details
Pet Friendly Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar in Naperville is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They serve handcrafted American food and drink with seasonally-inspired ingredients. When you walk in, you get a small town vibe from the warm, caring service and the rustic social setting. It's a great place to get together with friends, family and Fido! See Details
Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery serves traditional American favorites in a lively and modern setting that offers dog-friendly outside tables. Patrons can appease their appetites with tasty options such as Cobb salad, pulled pork nachos, Scotch eggs, lamb burgers, margherita chicken flatbread, roast beef or ham and cheese sandwiches, reubens, fish and chips, bacon-wrapped smoked meatloaf, blackened salmon, bangers and mash, and Cajun style shrimp with andouille sausage. The outdoor beer garden and dining area welcomes well-behaved dogs. Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery is open from 11:30am to 11pm seven days a week. See Details
Side Lot Brewery Of course, with a name like Side Lot Brewery, the brews had better be good. This Wauconda, IL dog-friendly brewery serves up craft beer, microbrews, craft spirits, boutique wine, and even locally-roasted coffee, one thing is for sure: No matter what your tastes, there’s a drink for you waiting at Side Lot. Dogs are welcome on the outside patio. See Details
Quigley's Irish Pub Quigley's Irish Pub, located in Naperville, IL, is a dog-friendly, neighborhood Irish pub where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on their outdoor patio during the warmer months. He'll even get his own dog menu to order from! Quigley's offers a combo of Irish and American dishes, including Irish lamb stew, corned beef and cabbage, Angus beef burgers, and Buffalo chicken sandwiches. See Details
Crosstown Pub & Grill Crosstown Pub & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Naperville, IL. The menu offers tasty wings, big and juicy burgers, and fantastic flatbreads. Patio seating allows dogs. See Details
Red Dog Grill Red Dog Grill in Ottawa, IL, is a dog-friendly waterfront restaurant serving American and seafood cuisine with the motto "food and fun under one woof." Guests with furry friends are welcome to take their pup onto the self-proclaimed, very dog-friendly outdoor patio. The menu includes a range of appetizers, salads, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, pizzas, fresh seafood, and hot dogs. See Details
Firefly Grill Firefly Grill is a dog friendly, modern roadhouse restaurant located on the shores of Kristie Lake. It's an oasis of American fresh cuisine in the heart of the Midwest. Firefly’s menu changes daily - they are farm to table and strive for sustainability. See Details
Cucina Paradiso Cucina Paradiso is a dog-friendly restaurant serving a variety of drinks and Italian dishes to locals and tourists alike in Oak Park, IL. Visitors to Cucina wanting to dig into a plate of Linguine Pescatore while their furry friend lounges underfoot can sit at one of its fifteen outdoor tables to enjoy their meal. Its menu includes dishes such as Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Bruschetta, Baked Meatballs, salads, pizzas, pasta, Chicken Pistachio, Salmon, and an array of desserts. Frequent visitors rave about the Pear Pizza and recommend ordering a bottle of wine and the Chocolate Lava Cake to top off your dining experience. See Details
Tuscan Hills Winery Tuscan Hills Winery, located in Effingham, IL, is a trendy winery and bistro that serves up a variety of delicious vinos and an assortment of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. See Details
Clasen's Tavern Clasen's Tavern is a dog-friendly, historic spot frequented by locals and tourists alike in Union, IL. Visitors to the area wanting to check out Stanley the Moose, a 100-plus-year-old moose head hung on the wall, can take a trip to the Tavern. Guests with dogs can sit at one of the outdoor tables to enjoy their meal while Fido lounges underfoot. The menu includes appetizers, pizza, burgers, salads, sandwiches and more. See Details
Yolk Yolk in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, is dog-friendly. The restaurant welcomes Fido at a table on the outdoor patio. Before venturing to the Navy Pier or Millennium Park, stop by Yolk to fuel yourself for the day. The eatery offers a fresh take on breakfast and focuses on serving high quality food in a welcoming environment. See Details
Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken Do-Rite Donuts and Chicken is a pet-friendly spot in Chicago serving dog owners with a sweet tooth. Those wanting to get their hands on a Candied Maple Bacon donut or chicken sandwich while Fido relaxes nearby can do so at one of Do-Rite Donut's eleven outdoor tables. Do-Rite's menu includes a wide array of donuts but warns guests that its chefs often change their minds, so donut flavors might rotate. From gluten-free and vegan options to Valrhona Chocolate Cake, Blueberry Crumb, Vanilla Bean Glazed, or Buttermilk Old Fashioned, Do-Rite has a donut for everyone. See Details
Old Republic Kitchen + Bar Old Republic Kitchen + Bar is an American restaurant in the Fox Valley Area of Elgin, IL. This dog-friendly eatery serves house-smoked meats, pizza, award-winning burgers and more. You can also sip on craft cocktails or a cold draft beer. Fido is welcome to join you for a meal on the large, outside patio. The patio often overlooks live music and other events. See Details
312 Chicago This Italian spot is a favorite for diners in the Chicago Loop. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio during the summer months. 312 Chicago is open Monday from 7am to 9:30pm, Tuesday through Wednesday from 7am to 10pm, Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 8am to 2pm, then 5pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downers Grove offers authentic Emerald Isle eats, over 100 tapped, bottled, and canned brews, and dog-friendly outdoor seating in the summer. Hungry travelers can choose from delicious dishes such as fried cheese curds, cream of potato soup, corned beef on marble rye, beer-battered fish and chips, chicken pot pie, and pot roast. Dogs are welcome on the patio during the summer. See Details
The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern Inspired by the comedy Billy Madison, The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern is a dog-friendly eatery aiming to ""deliver a familiar and approachable product in exciting and unexpected ways."" Dog owners with a hankering for a plate of barbecue can head to one of The Blue Duck's six outdoor tables to enjoy their meal while their canine lounges underfoot. The Tavern's menu includes house-smoked meats in appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, tacos, and rice bowls. It also serves draft beers from regional microbreweries, wines, whiskeys, and more. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the Chili Con Mac and a slice of Key Lime or Bacon Pecan pie. The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:00am to 2:00pm and 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday from 4:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm." See Details
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works Destihl Restaurant and Brew Works is a dog-friendly gastrobrewpub serving craft beer and fresh twists on American pub favorites. Visitors to the restaurant wanting to dig into a plate of beer-battered asparagus can head to one of Brew Work's fifteen outdoor tables to enjoy their meal and a beer alongside their furry friend. Its menu includes starters, salads, sandwiches, stone oven pizza, pasta, chicken, pork, steak, and seafood entrees, burgers, brunch dishes, and signature dishes such as Thai Fried Chicken, Jambalaya, and Beer-Battered Fish and Chips. Frequent visitors rave about the cheesy mashed potatoes and recommend ordering the carrot cake to top off your meal. Destihl Restaurant and Brew Works is open Sunday from 9:00am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 9:30pm, Friday from 10:30am to 10:30pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 10:30pm. See Details
Hoppy Pig There are a lot of pet-friendly tables at the Hoppy Pig in Bradley, IL, so you can sit and relax with your dog. The Hoppy Pig has forty-two craft beers on tap, with many craft and local brews. The restaurant has a large menu with twists on classic pub fare like Thai Basil Bruschetta, Mac Daddy Texas Chili, and Irish Egg Rolls. Stop by for mini tacos, or one of their half-dozen sliders. There are a number of burger and sandwich options, and entrees including their house specialty, Steak on a Stone, which is a filet on a sizzling stone with three dipping sauces. See Details
The Kerryman Once a notorious gangster hangout known as the McGovern Saloon, The Kerryman is now a pet-friendly Irish Bar located in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood. Visitors to The Kerryman wanting to sip on a beer or dig into a Baked Apple Crumble topped with vanilla bean gelato while their canine lounges underfoot can sit at an outdoor table on the award-winning patio. The menu includes salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers, Fish and Chips, Steak and Frites, Shepherd's Pie and more. See Details
Solera Wines, Inc. Solera Wines, Inc., located in Alton, IL, is a trendy wine bar that serves up a variety of different vinos and artisan fare in a laid-back atmosphere. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. See Details
Smokin K's BBQ & More Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this Millstadt BBQ joint. Smokin K's BBQ & More serves award-winning 'cue, sandwiches, pizzas, and drinks from the full bar. Popular menu items include BBQ pulled pork nachos, dry-rubbed smoked chicken wings, slabs of ribs, smoked pastrami and brisket, a thick-crust meat lover's pizza, and a grilled bologna sandwich. See Details
Cafe Olympic Cafe Olympic is a dog-friendly eatery in Crystal Lake where Fido is welcome to join you at one of their outdoor, sidewalk tables for breakfast, lunch, or dinner - and can order from their own dog menu! This classic American diner serves fresh, scratch made comfort foods, mimosas on tap, Bloody Marys and more! Breakfast is served all day with homemade soups and baked goods made daily. See Details
The Perch Kitchen and Tap Fido is welcome at dog-friendly outdoor tables at The Perch Kitchen and Tap in Chicago, IL. Order your pup something from the dog menu like the Puppy Power Bowl, a Pupsicle, or even a Hefe-Woof-Zen drink! For humans, the restaurant and brewery offers wood-fired grill items, sandwiches, burgers and vegetarian options. A full bar and weekend brunch are also available. See Details