Dog Friendly Restaurants in Nebraska

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

Pet Friendly Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom With over 100 beers to choose from and plenty of plasma TVs, Old Chicago is the perfect spot to catch a game or gather with friends and family. An extensive food menu includes Sicilian pizza rolls, wings, burgers, grinders, pizza, calzone, and beer brat mac and cheese. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly The Mill Historic Haymarket
The Mill Historic Haymarket The Mill offers free wi-fi and a huge patio, where both families and dogs love to gather and enjoy the day. See Details
Lazlo's Brewery and Grill Lazlo’s serves handcrafted ales straight from their in-house brewery, and hand-crafted food made from scratch with fresh ingredients and cooked on a custom grill fueled solely by hickory wood. Menu includes baby back ribs, burgers, sandwiches, filet mignon, fresh salmon, and rainbow chicken. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Finicky Frank's Finicky Frank's is a pub dishing out fresh bar food like burgers, sandwiches, salads, onion rings, and soups, plus a selection of craft beer and spirits. Fido is welcome to join you at three dog-friendly outdoor tables! Try the Finicky Reuben sandwich on marble rye with Swiss cheese and Thousand Island; the onion rings are a fan favorite as well. Or, opt for the Seafood Enchilada with salmon, shrimp, and crab. See Details
The Parthenon Dog friendly patio dining. Water dishes and treats provided. See Details
J. Coco J. Coco, located in Omaha, NE, is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio during warmer months. This neighborhood restaurant features seasonal, traditional American cuisine with a modern twist, that showcases natural ingredients that are local, organic, and sustainable when available. The menu offers appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and entrees such as steak & frites, roasted duck, seabass, lobster bolognese and more. A full bar is also available. See Details
1867 Bar The dog-friendly 1867 Bar serves draft and canned brews, a wide variety of spirits, and classic and signature cocktails in a cozy dive bar atmosphere. Leashed dogs are welcome both inside and outside. 1867 Bar opens at 5pm to 2am Monday through Saturday and 5am to midnight Sunday. On the first Sunday of every month they host Paws and Draws with proceeds going to a local dog charity. See Details
Nebraska Brewing Company Airy ale house with an industrial feel that brews their own beer and serving a classic menu of American grub. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Liv Lounge Located in the Aksarben Village entertainment district, LIV Lounge is a civilized cocktail bar serving small-plate appetizers and a diverse selection of hand-crafted cocktails. Fido is welcome on the large, dog-friendly patio, provided he doesn�t bark at Ted, the stuffed zebra head that hangs on the wall and acts as LIV�s mascot. Order from a rotating menu of small plates and wash it down with a few craft cocktails; LIV Lounge is a great place to meet a friend for Happy Hour or to celebrate any occasion. LIV Lounge is open 3:00pm to late Monday through Thursday, 2:00pm to late on Friday and Saturday, and 10:00am to late on Sunday. See Details
Skeeter Barnes Skeeter Barnes is a local barbecue joint in Kearney whipping up pork, brisket, sandwiches, ribs, steaks, prime rib, burgers, homemade sides, and salads. Fido is welcome to join you outside, where there are two large, dog-friendly tables and several smaller tables. Start off your feast with an order of BBQ Pork Nachos, topped with pulled pork, shredded cheese, barbecue beans, sliced jalapenos, and sour cream. Then move on to the Smoked Prime Rib seasoned with red wine and sage; however, it�s only available for dinner on weekends, and all day on Sunday. Midweek diners should opt for the classic, award-winning Pulled Pork Sandwich, slow smoked and served on a fresh sourdough roll. Skeeter Barnes is open from 11:00am to 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00am to 11:00pm on Friday and Saturday. See Details
The Hub Cafe Hub Cafe whips up farm-fresh breakfast, brunch, and lunch options like biscuits, eggs, soup, sandwiches, and meats, plus a full selection of coffee drinks, all stocked by local farms. Fido is welcome on the dog-friendly patio that seats about twenty (humans). Try the French Toast with citrus-sweetened quark and seasonal fruit compote, or go for the Fried Farm Egg Sandwich with jack cheese, red onion, aioli, and greens on a buttermilk biscuit; make sure to add bacon. At lunchtime, try a BBQ Pulled Oyster Mushroom sandwich with smoked oyster mushrooms, caramelized onions, avocado, aioli, and cilantro lime slaw. The Hub Caf� is open Tuesday through Sunday from 7:30am to 2:30pm; lunch starts at 11:00, while breakfast is served all day. See Details
Jake's Cigars & Spirits Jake's has nearly 20 beers on tap and a wide selection of cigars. Well-behaved dogs are welcome inside. See Details
Zio's Zio's Pizzeria is a New York-style pizza joint in the Old Market district offering hand-made calzones, thin-crust pizzas whole or by the slice, pasta, hoagies, salads, appetizers, gluten-free options, and lunch and dinner specials. Fido is welcome at two dog-friendly three-person tables outside; call ahead to ensure availability. Build your own pizza, order by the slice, or go for one of Zio's specials like the New York Deluxe with pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, and green peppers. All of the combination pizzas are available with a gluten-free crust. Zio's Pizzeria is open 11:00am to 10:00pm Monday through Thursday, 11:00am to 11:00pm Friday and Saturday, and 12:00pm to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
The Verdict Bar & Grill The Verdict Bar and Grill, next to the Douglas County Courthouse, is an urban-contemporary bar, restaurant, and lounge serving up creative bar food like Inside Out Crab Rangoon Dip, sandwiches, burgers, soups and salads, flatbreads and traditional pizzas, and lunch specials, plus a full bar with daily happy hour and drink specials. Bring Fido along to the single dog-friendly outdoor table, order a drink, and try the Fried Hash-Brown Tumblers filled with jalapeno, bacon, and cheese to start; then go for a Thai Chicken Flatbread Pizza or Steak Philly sandwich. The Mashed Potato Rounds are a can�t-miss appetizer or side item; dunk them in brown gravy like a real Nebraskan. The Verdict Bar and Grill is open in Omaha from 11:30am to 10:00pm Monday through Thursday, 11:30am to 11:00pm on Friday, 12:00 noon to 11:00pm on Saturday, and 12:00 noon to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
D J's Dugout DJ's Dugout is a dog-friendly restaurant claiming to be the home of 'sports, food, and fun,' in Omaha. DJ's offers four outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of BBQ Pork Nachos alongside their canine companion. The Dugout's menu is made up of appetizers such as wings and Cheddar Jack Fries, salads, soup, chili, sandwiches, chicken sandwiches and sliders, wraps, burgers, and entrees such as Steak N Eggs, Guinness Fish and Fries, and a Chicken Quesadilla. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in Tony's Sopapillas or DJ's Brownie. See Details
Petrow's Restaurant Petrow�s Restaurant is a local diner in Omaha dishing out breakfast, protein-heavy comfort food dinners, deli and specialty sandwiches, and burgers, plus beer and cocktails. Bring Fido along; the outdoor seating is dog-friendly! Try the fan-favorite Nebraska Classic Burger with smoked bacon and choice of cheese, the Hot Beef Sandwich on Italian bread with mashed potatoes and gravy, or the Nebraska�s Best Waffle Breakfast if you�re coming by in the morning: homemade waffle topped with black walnut ice cream and walnuts, plus maple syrup. Petrow�s Restaurant is open from 6:00am to 9:30pm, Monday through Saturday. See Details
Nite Owl Nite Owl, located in Omaha, NE, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious grub (including numerous vegetarian and vegan options). Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables, but reservations are required for patio dining. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tot-Chos - crispy tater tots topped with queso, salsa verde, queso fresco, crema, red onion, and cilantro. Next, chow down on the Nite Owl Burger topped with crispy onions, bourbon bacon jam, cheddar, lettuce, pickles, and burger sauce. Or go for the Veggie Sliders with tofu, kimchi, and hoisin. Nite Owl is open Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 2am, and Friday through Sunday from 3pm to 2am. See Details
Granite City Food & Brewery Granite City Food & Brewery, located in Lincoln, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of tasty grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Batch 1000 BBQ Pork Nachos - a bed of chips piled high with Batch 1000 Double IPA-braised pulled pork, sriracha queso, Colby jack cheese, corn and black bean salsa, cilantro, guacamole, and Santa Fe cream sauce. Next, chow down on the Broad Axe Stout-Braised Short Rib and Portabella Flatbread topped with beef short ribs, roasted portabella mushrooms, caramelized onions, cheese, truffle oil, arugula, goat cheese, and garlic aioli. Or go for the Maple Pepper Bacon Burger - a half-pound burger topped with Havarti, candied maple pepper bacon, whole grain mustard aioli, arugula, tomato, and red onion! See Details
Goldbergs in Dundee Goldbergs is a laid-back comfort-food experience offering up a menu of burgers, lavosh, sandwiches, steak and fish dinners, sandwiches, soups, and salads, plus famous bread pudding, sweets, beer, and bloody Marys. Fido is welcome to sit with you at six dog-friendly outdoor tables! Go straight for the six-ounce Goldburgers, served on your choice of gourmet, pretzel, or regular toasted bun; the Blackstone Burger with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Thousand Island dressing is a good place to start. If Reuben-sandwich-as-burger isn�t your thing, try the Southwest Burger with grilled onions, chilies, bacon, pepper jack cheese, and chipotle mayo. Whatever you do, don�t miss the famous Bread Pudding, served with vanilla ice cream. Goldbergs is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 11:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00 midnight. See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar Carmela�s Bistro and Wine Bar is a fine cafe and bar serving salads, soups, seafood, steaks, and fine dining entrees, plus a wide selection of wines and other beverages. Fido is welcome to join you at any of seven dog-friendly outdoor tables! Try Carmela�s Bruschetta to start, then an Apple Harvest salad with grilled chicken, greens, matchstick apples, cranberries, goat cheese, and candied walnuts. Then treat yourself to an order of pan-seared Scallops with risotto and candied bacon Brussels sprouts. Most entrees at Carmela�s can be prepared gluten free! Be sure to wash down your meal with a glass of wine, or buy it by the bottle from the extensive cellar. Carmela�s Bistro and Wine Bar is open seven days a week at variable hours; check the website or call ahead for hours. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Dodge Street has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
Cedar Cedar is an upscale neighborhood wine bar in Omaha pouring up craft cocktails, beer, and wine from a vast drink menu, plus hors d�oeuvres. Bring Fido along when you stop by for a drink; the dog-friendly outdoor seating holds twenty-four people! Choose from classic cocktails, an extensive wine list, and plenty of craft and import beers. Cedar is open in Omaha from 3:00pm to 2:00am, seven days a week. See Details