Dog Friendly Restaurants in Michigan

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

Pet Friendly The Filling Station Microbrewery
The Filling Station Microbrewery Comfy brewpub serves pizza and salads to complement a wide selection of craft beer. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are permitted at outdoor tables, but all four paws must remain on the floor. The Filling Station Microbrewery is open Thursday through Monday. See Details
Pet Friendly Grizzly Peak Brewing Company
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company Grizzly Peak has craft beer on tap and serves specialty burgers, hot sandwiches, artisan pizza, BBQ baby back ribs, and shrimp tacos. The outdoor seating area is dog friendly with a "Pups on the Patio" menu that offers burgers, chicken or salmon with rice, kielbasa with peanut butter, and ice cream. See Details
One Trick Pony One Trick Pony offers a diverse menu of hearty cuisine, including coconut shrimp, BBQ chicken quesadillas, mushroom burgers, brick oven pizza, and chili rubbed pork chops. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Little Fleet This open-air bar serves local, domestic, and international craft beers, curated cocktails, spirits, and wines all in the shadow of Traverse City's only food truck lot. Food trucks can be found throughout the afternoon and evening offering a variety of tasty eats. Dogs are welcome in the spacious canopied seating area. See Details
Bentwood Tavern Bentwood Tavern is a dog-friendly American restaurant in New Buffalo, MI. Your leashed, friendly dog is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Please note that dogs are allowed outside only. This tavern offers artisan comfort cuisine at Marina Grand Resort overlooking the marina. Try their Korean crispy chicken sandwich, rosemary soft pretzels, prosciutto & fig pizza, or baja fish tacos while you're visiting! See Details
The Dish Cafe The Dish Cafe offers casual dining and a diverse menu with many vegetarian, vegan, and special diet options, plus outdoor seating for dogs. Enjoy tasty options such as quesadillas, focaccia sandwiches, wraps, and real fruit smoothies. Opens daily at 10:30am. See Details
Elk Brewing Year-round, seasonal, and specialty brews, plus a food menu that offers hummus, salads, sandwiches, and quesadillas. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Round Island Bar and Grill Cocktails, beer on tap, and a wide selection of wine complement a food menu that includes chicken quesadillas, Michigan perch sandwiches, and stout braised pot roast. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Borrowed Time Borrowed Time is a gathering place serving unique wine, craft beer, charcuterie, small plates, and homemade desserts in a relaxed atmosphere. Take a seat on the lawn, play a game of Jenga or Cornhole, or relax on the dog-friendly porch. See Details
The Towne Plaza The Plaza offers tasty pork dishes, stuffed quail, wild boar loin, and soft shell crabs. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Pronto Pronto offers an extensive selection of hearty bar and grill food, including a huge choice of hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, salads, pork potroast, turkey meatloaf, chicken pot pie, and penne pasta primavera. Dogs are welcome on the outside of the sidewalk patio fence. See Details
The Thirsty Hound The Thirsty Hound, located in Kalamazoo, MI, is a unique joint that serves up snacks, drinks, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor patio tables (they are also welcome inside as long as they are leashed) while you enjoy your day. Food trucks frequent this establishment, so come hungry! Check their website for current schedule. See Details
Haymarket Brewery & Taproom Haymarket Brewery & Taproom is a rustic brewpub that offers a rotating selection of house brews, pub food, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Open from 11am to 11pm seven days a week. See Details
The Livery Handmade microbrews and live music to go along with the dog-friendly beer garden. Food menu includes salads, sandwiches, and specialty pizza. See Details
Waverly Stone Gastropub Waverly Stone Gastropub, located in Holland, MI, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Spicy Korean Chicken Wings with gochujang sauce, scallions, kimchi, and sesame seeds. Next, chow down on the Chicken Banh Naan with cucumber, pickled carrot, jalapeno, cilantro, mint, peanuts, sesame garlic sauce, and mayo. Or go for the Miso Scallops with Ramen Noodles with zucchini noodles, grape tomatoes, pickled rainbow carrots, and white miso. Waverly Stone Gastropub is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Detroit Fleat Detroit Fleat, located in Ferndale, MI, is a casual food truck park. This pet-friendly place welcomes dogs on their outdoor patio while you select from their assortment of food truck eats. If you're not in the mood to stand in the food truck lines, order from their House Menu. Try the Boozery Nachos with homemade chips, queso, black beans, jalapenos, radish, tomato, cilantro, lime, and your choice of chorizo, beef, chicken, or pork. Next, chow down on the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Slider topped with green chili, cheese, sliced tomato, pickle slaw, and roasted garlic aioli. Detroit Fleat is open Monday from 5pm to close, and Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Traffic Jam and Snug Traffic Jam and Snug make tasty homemade breads, cheeses, ice cream and beer. You gotta try it! Plus Fido can join at outdoor tables. See Details
Scalawags Scalawags serves a host of tasty seafood options. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

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Maverick's Maverick's in Canton, MI, is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They feature 50 craft beers on tap, a full bar and modern American food. Their menu includes appetizers like a German Pretzel with house-made beer cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, salads, burgers, pizza, sandwiches, wings, tacos and entrees such as Steak Frites, Fish & Chips, Blackened Mahi and more. Be sure to save some room for dessert like the Baked Caramel Cookie Skillet. Brunch is available on weekends. See Details
Wicks Park Wicks Park offers an inviting bar and grill atmosphere to complement a menu of tasty American cuisine. Choose from traditional favorites such as beef sliders, New Orleans style gumbo, western burgers, fish tacos, Sicilian pizza, and a quality selection of craft, domestic, and imported beer. Covered outdoor patio welcomes leashed dogs. See Details
O'Duffy's Pub O'Duffy's is a charming little corner pub in a neighborhood of older homes. Pet friendly spot conveniently located in the university area. See Details
Woodbridge Pub Woodbridge Pub in Detroit, MI, is a dog-friendly bar where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on their dog-friendly porch area. The menu includes items like stuffed meatloaf balls, chicken tenders, ribs, wings, salads, burgers, and entrees like Cajun Alfredo pasta, fish and chips, beer can chicken, and more. See Details
Fenn Valley Vineyards Fenn Valley is the vineyard to visit for sampling the best premium wine Southwest Michigan has to offer. Outdoor seating area with scenic vineyard views is dog friendly. It's a relaxing spot to enjoy a glass of vino and nibble on small plates dips, spreads, hummus, salads, and cheese balls. See Details
Traverse City Whiskey Co. Sample 100% genuine made in the USA bourbon whiskey at the Traverse City Whiskey Co., a cozy and rustic distillery and tasting room that welcomes well-behaved dogs both inside and outside. Whether neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail, this smooth brand of spirit is derived from a tried and true family recipe, passed down through three generations. Belly up to the bar with friends or relax at an outdoor table with Fido. Traverse City Whiskey Co. is open Monday through Thursday noon to 8pm, Friday and Saturday noon to 11pm, and Sunday noon to 7pm. See Details