Dog Friendly Restaurants in Nova Scotia

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

Pet Friendly Uncommon Grounds
Uncommon Grounds Uncommon Grounds offers a variety of coffee drinks, teas, baked goods, and pastries. Front sidewalk tables welcome dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Dockside Restaurant
Dockside Restaurant Excellent dock side restaurant with view of the fishing boats. You can sit at the picnic tables with your dog. Have a cold beer and great scallops. Kids can have smoothies and the waitress will bring your dog a bucket of water. Typical Nova Scotia hospitality. Upstairs is the Fundy Restaurant. Same food but more expensive See Details
Cabot Shores Bistro Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort on Cape Breton has a restaurant open to the public. Menu offers Nova Scotia seafood, wood-fired steak, and vegetarian/vegan options. Deck seating is open June-October and is dog friendly. See Details
Acadian Fish and Chips Acadian Fish and Chips is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Fish, Clams, and Chips Combo with haddock and clams served with fresh-cut fries, homemade tartar sauce, and coleslaw! Acadian Fish and Chips is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
The Biscuit Eater Cafe and Books The Biscuit Eater Cafe and Books, located in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, is a casual, relaxing cafe that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Try the Better Bay Biscuit - a buttermilk cheddar and chive biscuit with sweet knuckle and claw lobster meat, garlic butter, lemon chive aioli, and local greens, served with kettle chips and red cabbage slaw. Or go for the Sou'Western Sandwich with corn and black bean salsa, roast chicken, avocado cilantro sauce, fresh tomato, and chipotle lime mayo. The Biscuit Eater Cafe and Books is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 4pm, and Sunday from 10am to 3pm. See Details
The Old Fish Factory Restaurant The Old Fish Factory Restaurant is a casual seafood joint that serves up a variety of tasty fare. 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 Calamari - flash-fried, corn flour-dusted calamari served with sweet chili and balsamic glaze. Next, tuck into the Ice House Ale Battered Fish and Chips - two pieces of battered haddock served with crispy fries, Tancook kraut coleslaw, and house-made tartar sauce. Or go for the Surf N' Turf Skewer with beef tenderloin, sea scallops, and shrimp, Pernod cream sauce, garlic mash, and seasonal veggies. The Old Fish Factory Restaurant is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to 8:30pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Pickford & Black Pickford & Black, located in Halifax, is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at one of their walkway tables outside. They offer friendly, knowledgeable staff, great food including fresh seafood, craft beer, and a clean and comfortable environment to help create memorable experiences. Try their oysters, Seafood Chowder, Roasted Beet Salad, Cauliflower Tacos, Fish 'n' Chips, Striploin Steak, fried clams, Lemon & Herb Roasted Chicken, and more. Full bar available with craft cocktails. Make sure to save room for dessert like Mary's Carrot Cake or the Brownie Parfait. See Details
Good Robot Brewing Company Good Robot Brewing Company is an eclectic brewery and kitchen located in the historic North End of Halifax, NS. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the pet-friendly patio. See Details