Dog Friendly Restaurants in Kentucky

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

Pet Friendly Double Dogs
Double Dogs Double Dogs is a dog-friendly eatery in Bowling Green, KY, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the patio. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pizza, chicken, steak, and more. See Details
Pet Friendly Molly Malones
Molly Malones Molly Malones is a dog-friendly Irish pub in the highlands of Louisville, KY. Order a pint of Guinness and some bangers and mash while you sit with Fido at an outdoor table in the covered patio out front. See Details
Double Dogs Double Dogs is a dog-friendly eatery in Lexington, KY, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. Try the Pickled Paw Prints - fried dill pickle chips, or the Loaded Double Dog Pizza topped topped with meats and veggies, or go for the California Burger - a buffalo burger patty topped with fresh spinach, tomatoes, red onion and provolone. See Details
Blue Stallion Brewing Co. Blue Stallion Brewing is a dog-friendly, craft microbrewery in Lexington, KY, that focuses on authentic German lagers and English ales. Fido is welcome inside and outside. They host a different food truck every night; check their website for the current schedule. See Details
West Sixth Brewery Local Brewery with a beer garden and outdoor patio where dogs are welcome to join their human companions. See Details
Keystone Bar & Grill Keystone Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Covington, KY. Fido is welcome to join you for a meal at an outside table. Keystone Bar & Grill serves up gourmet macaroni and cheeses, quesadillas, wraps, sandwiches and burgers. See Details
Paducah Beer Werks Paducah Beer Werks is a unique dog-friendly joint that serves up craft brews and deliciously prepared eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, paninis, pizza, calzones, flatbreads, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold small-batch brew, and an order of the highly recommended Pepperoni Chips - fried pepperoni slices seasoned with Italian spices and topped with parmesan cheese. Next, chow down on the Blossom Burger - an Angus steak patty topped with provolone cheese, bacon, spinach, tomato, fried onion straws, and PBW's homemade blossom sauce, served with a side of fries. Or bite into a slice of the PBW Pizza - homemade dough topped with red sauce, prosciutto, sriracha sausage, sundried tomatoes, roasted garlic, mushrooms, and mozzarella cheese, topped with a pesto swirl. See Details
Charlie Brown's Restaurant and Lounge Charlie Brown's Restaurant and Lounge is a dog-friendly American restaurant in Lexington, KY. They serve classic American pub food like burgers, chicken sandwiches, and Charlie's famous roast beef. Stop by with Fido and grab a dog-friendly outdoor table on the patio. Please note that the outdoor patio is only open June through August. See Details
Against the Grain Against the Grain is a dog-friendly brewpub in Louisville, KY, where Fido is welcome to join you on their seasonal, dog-friendly patio during the warmer months. They offer 15 craft beers on tap and a food menu that includes pork nachos, spare ribs, and beer can chicken. See Details
Joe's Crab Shack Dogs are welcome at Joe's Crab Shack in Louisville, KY, where they offer pet-friendly tables outside. Their kitchen specializes in churning out dish after dish of fresh fish favorites like scratch-made crab cake dinners with hushpuppies, fish and chips, and steamed seafood buckets. See Details
Proud Mary BBQ Proud Mary BBQ is a casual, dog-friendly barbecue joint in Lexington, KY, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, barbecue plates, pulled pork, brisket, chicken, sausage, seafood, ribs, and more. The restaurant is located on the banks of the Kentucky River in between the bridges, exit 99 off of I-75. See Details
Columbia Steakhouse Columbia Steakhouse is a pet-friendly restaurant in Lexington, KY. They offer steak, seafood, and casual dining with your dog at an outdoor table. See Details
Saints Pizza and Pub Saints Pizza and Pub is a dog-friendly eatery in Louisville, KY, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the back patio. Besides pizza, Saints also serves pulled pork sliders, meatball sandwiches, Cajun pasta and calzones. See Details
Miguel's Pizza Just on the edge of the Natural Bridge State Park is Miguel's Pizza, a unique outpost for climbing gear and trail-worthy bites. You and your pup will find ample dog-friendly seating at their fifteen outdoor tables. The menu is fairly straightforward. You can choose from their breakfast items in the morning with a selection of omelets, bagels, pancakes, and other staples. For later in the day, Miguel's offers custom pizzas with a long list of meats and vegetables so you can fill up before hitting the trail again. Miguel's Pizza is closed between December 1st and February 24th. When the weather warms up, they are open seven days a week for breakfast from 7:00am to 11:00am, and pizza from 11:00am to 9:45pm. See Details
Local Taco Local Taco serves a variety of delicious tacos and margaritas. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
The Gruff The Gruff is a quirky bar and eatery that serves up a variety of dishes. Choose from menu options including small plates, soups, salads, deli sandwiches, pizza, hot sandwiches, burgers, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start off with a Moscow Mule (Stoli vodka, ginger beer, lime juice) and an order of the Cheese and House Pickled Veggie Plate, consisting of a variety of specialty and local cheeses, and housemade pickled veggies, served with a baguette. Next, chow down on the Smoked Brisket Pizza topped with olive oil, smoked brisket, pickled jalapenos, red onion, smoked cheddar, and drizzled with cilantro sauce and smoky BBQ sauce. Or go for the Fried Chicken Sandwich topped with spicy pickled slaw and a black pepper aioli, served with your choice of side (fries, pickle fries, fresh fruit, kettle chips, and more.) The Gruff is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Down One Bourbon Bar & Restaurant Down One Bourbon Bar and Restaurant is a casual eatery that serves up cold drinks and delicious eats. Choose from a variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, chicken, barbecue, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a House Old Fashioned (sugar, flamed orange, bitters) and an order of the Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates with gorgonzola cheese and a bourbon maple glaze. Next, chow down on the highly-recommended Three Little Pigs Sandwich with pulled pork butt, bacon, roasted pork belly, coleslaw, pickles, and mustard BBQ on a roll, served with your choice of side (house chips, fruit, seasoned fries, collard greens, or jalapeno cheddar grits.) Down One is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 1am, and Saturday from 4pm to 1am. See Details
Irish Rover Irish Rover, located in Louisville, KY, is an Irish-inspired bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious pub grub. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, seafood, lamb, sausage, sandwiches, burgers, chicken, pork, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Sutton's Sutton's is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, beef, pork, pizza, pasta, poultry, seafood, and more. Snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Start with an order of the Hand-Breaded Fried Mushrooms, served with a housemade horseradish dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Fra Diavolo-spicy penne tossed with signature lobster cream sauce mixed with marinara and crushed red pepper, green onions, and blackened scallops and shrimp. Or go for a slice of the Sriracha Shrimp Pizza topped with spicy shrimp, pineapple, lobster cream sauce, and fresh basil. See Details
Blinkers Tavern A trendy steakhouse located three blocks from the Ohio River. Voted “Best Steak of NKY” 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. Blinkers features a large menu with delicious hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, burgers and pastas. Outdoor dining consists of two patios. Dogs are welcome. See Details
Wallace Station Wallace Station is off the beaten path but remains a local favorite. There is plenty of dog-friendly seating at their large, outdoor dining area. They offer a deli menu of classic sandwiches as well as daily specials like fried fish, chicken dinners, and meatloaf. The breakfast menu is available daily from 8:00am to 11:30am with a wide selection of craft paninis, biscuits, quiche, and more. Wallace Station is open Sunday through Saturday from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Their special Monday night fried chicken dinners and the Friday fish fries both start at 5:00pm. See Details
Napa Prime Burgers + Seafood Napa Prime Burgers and Seafood offers gourmet burgers, craft beer, and a wide array of select bourbons. There are several dog-friendly tables outside where your pup can join you for a relaxing meal. The menu features craft burgers, shareable small plates, and decadent entrees like the Salmon Oscar. The drink menu is just as diverse with wine, cocktails, beer, bourbon, and fine spirits. Napa Prime Burgers and Seafood is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
The Comfy Cow The Comfy Cow serves up handcrafted and creamy frozen treats with tons of flavors. Bring Fido along for a cool confection at this location in Louisville, KY where there are twelve dog-friendly tables. You can cool off with a classic ice cream snack with flavors like Bourbon Ball, Strawberry Fields Forever, and Rip Van Ripple. There are also decadent ice cream pies. You can customize your creation with toppings like candy, fruit, sauces, and nuts. Warm up with their hot drinks like the hot chocolate or a cup of coffee. The Comfy Cow also offers fruit smoothies and giant cookies for snacks on the go. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Beans Beans is a casual cafe and bakery that offers up a menu full of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including breakfast plates, breakfast sandwiches, deli sandwiches, paninis, wraps, soups, salads, ice cream, shakes, sundaes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Club Sandwich with cheddar cheese, bacon, smoked turkey, ham, housemade sauce, lettuce, and tomato, atop fresh sourdough bread, served with vinaigrette coleslaw, and a pickle spear. Before you head out the door, order a shake in your choice of flavor (peanut butter, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, caramel, creamsicle, banana, or pineapple!) Beans is open Monday through Saturday from 5am to 9pm. See Details