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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rhode Island

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

Pet Friendly O'Briens Pub
O'Briens Pub O'Brien’s Pub is located in the heart of Newport, RI. This dog-friendly pub offers a spacious garden patio and is an enjoyable place to meet for cocktails, lunch, or dinner. Menu features a large selection of appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, freshly grilled pizzas, and entrees along with a variety of imported and domestic beer, frozen drinks and coffee. See Details
Pet Friendly Diego's
Diego's Diego's is a Mexican restaurant in Newport, RI. Outside seating is pet friendly. See Details
BLU on the Water Nestled on the waterfront district of historic East Greenwich, BLU on the Water specializes in a variety of seafood, plus burgers, sandwiches, and steak and chicken entrees. Experience scenic views of Greenwich Bay from a dog-friendly outdoor table. See Details
Julian's Julian's offers tasty entrees such as egg noodles with marinated crab, pan-seared lamb loin, and steak sauce burgers. Outdoor tables are dog friendly; water and treats are available. See Details
The Bridge The famous dog-friendly Bridge patio is the perfect oasis to enjoy dinner and cocktails in Westerly, RI. Perched over the Pawcatuck River, this fully renovated historic wheelhouse offers scenic river and town views with a contemporary take on classic American dishes, including roasted Buffalo chicken wings, grilled squash sandwiches, sauteed scallops, and braised lamb shank. The patio is seasonal so be sure to call ahead to ensure it's open before bringing Fido. See Details
Belle's Cafe Belle's Cafe offers lots of dog-friendly outdoor seating for you and your pup, as long as they're on a leash. In the heart of Newport Shipyard, Belle's Cafe serves modern American fare for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. From the griddle, you and Fido can indulge in their Azores Omelet, served with Portuguese Chourico, peppers, onions and Monterey Jack cheese, home fries, and toast. One of the crew favorites is the breakfast burrito, including eggs, cheese, peppers, onions, and tomato wrapped in a warm flour tortilla, with bacon, sausage, or ham. You'll also find lots of local seafood on their lunch menu. Belle's Cafe is open every day of the week from 7am to 3pm. See Details
TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant in South Kingstown where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio. This menu serves up seafood classics like lobster rolls, clam chowder, oyster Rockefeller, and crab cakes. See Details
The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille, located in Portsmouth, RI, is a trendy coastal eatery with a New England flair. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the Gulf Stream Calamari flash fried and tossed in a lemon cream sauce with spicy cherry peppers and chorizo. Next, chow down on the Debris Sandwich with slow-roasted chuck roast, Vermont cheddar, lettuce, tomato, horseradish mayo, and house-made pickles on a toasted roll. Or go for the classic New England Fish and Chips with house slaw and tarter sauce. The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Windjammer Surf Bar If you keep your pup on a leash, the Windjammer Surf Bar has lots of dog-friendly tables. There's always something going on at the Windjammer Surf Bar, ranging from various seasonal events to regular live music acts. While you sit and enjoy the waves, check out their extensive menu full of seafood and American fare. If you're looking for something from the sea, check out their clam cakes, chowder, or buffalo shrimp. The Windjammer Surf Bar is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am to 12am and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
The Grill The Grill at Forty-One Degrees North is an exclusive dockside restaurant with an entire dog-friendly deck next to the marina. The menu features grilled meats, seafood, and a raw bar as well as organic and locally sourced selections. Popular with local diners, the surf and turf is served with filet mignon, poached lobster, wild mushrooms, and potato puree. To top off your dining experience, you can order one of the handmade desserts, like the ginger chocolate semifreddo, pineapple cheesecake, or apple streusel tart. For a liquid dessert, their specialty cocktails include the Newport, prepared with keel vodka, muddled cucumber, and cilantro. See Details
Finn's Harborside Finn's Harborside in East Greenwich, RI offers coastal comforts such as lobster bisque, clam chowder, bacon-wrapped scallops, baked scrod, and shrimp scamp are on the menu at Finn's. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The National Hotel Tap and Grill Enjoy lunch, dinner, or an evening drink on the dog-friendly patio of The National Hotel Tap and Grill, with breathtaking views of the water in New Shoreham. Wait staff is attentive and will bring out water for Fido. See Details
Rogue Island Local Kitchen & Bar Rogue Island in Providence, RI features an evolving menu of farm-to-table cuisine and a refreshing selection of local craft beer. Menu features wings, mac and cheese, hot and cold sandwiches, oysters, crab cakes, and pork chops. Back patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Twisted Pizza Twisted Pizza serves a variety of specialty pizza, grinders, calzones, wings, pasta, and seafood dinners. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
George's of Galilee Overlooking the Block Island Sound, in the picturesque fishing port of Galilee, George's of Galilee Waterfront Seafood Restaurant is a dog-friendly, boat-to-plate, seafood restaurant in Narragansett. Although they specialize in seafood, they also serve farm-to-table vegetables, a seasonal sushi menu, and fresh hand-cut steaks. The specialties on the menu include the baked seafood casserole, seafood pot pie, and roasted day boat cod. Outside, you'll find the restaurant's very own private beach, where they even offer a beach blanket service during the summer. See Details
Monahan's Clam Shack By the Sea Monahan's Clam Shack by the Sea is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant. Over the years, the building that now houses the clam shack has functioned as a gas station, a restaurant, a dairy bar, and wait for it... a clam shack. Like a fishy Phoenix, the clam shack has risen once again, serving up seafood for the second time to the people of Narragansett. Their menu includes clam cakes, chowder, crab cakes, calamari, fries, lots of sandwiches, and ice cream for dessert. Monahan's Clam Shack is open every day of the week from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Jo's American Bistro Jo's American Bistro has three dog-friendly tables outside, but make sure you call ahead before bringing Fido with you. Located in the heart of Newport, this American restaurant features traditional American cuisine, seafood, and numerous gluten-free options. The restaurant owner, Joann Carlson, has spent her whole life in the restaurant business around Newport. The menu is made up of recognizable dishes, such as burgers, lobster salad, seared scallops, and filet mignon. Jo's American Bistro is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, Friday to Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, and Saturday to Sunday from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. See Details
Nikolas Pizza Newport Nikolas Pizza Newport is a dog-friendly restaurant in Newport, RI. Established in 1980, Nikolas's menu has grown over the years. Locally they have long been known for the pizzas they serve. One of the most popular pizzas on the menu is the Calamari, served with fried calamari, fresh garlic, sliced olives, and hot peppers. Regulars will also spin you yarns about the homemade lasagna, spinach pies, meatballs, and homemade sauces on the menu. See Details
Besos kitchen and cocktails Dogs are allowed at Besos Kitchen and Cocktails, where they offer lots of seats on their lower, uncovered patio for dogs and their owners. Built in 1880, the building has always housed a tavern of some description and being so old, you may hear the rumors of a still yet undiscovered, slave escape tunnel leading to the waterfront. Now, the building is home to a bistro serving a menu filled with modern American meals and dishes from around the world. Their grilled pizza and small plates include the Pomodoro grilled pizza, fish tacos, and stuffed roasted red peppers. To finish off your dininf experience, you could order a sweet dessert, like the creme brulee, the chocolate lava cake, the Mascarpone cheesecake, or a liquid dessert, such as the Joe Chill cocktail. Besos is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Leo's Ristorante Leo's Ristorante, located in Bristol, RI, is a casual Italian-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Calamari Rings marinated in olive oil, parsley, and fresh garlic, breaded, and fried to perfection, served with hot banana peppers and marinara sauce. Next, chow down on the Eggplant Parmesan baked in marinara and topped with melted provolone with your choice of pasta. Leo's Ristorante is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
The Deck Restaurant & Bar The Deck is a pet-friendly restaurant in Newport, RI that serves a variety of fresh seafood, surf & turf and pasta. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Union Station Brewery Union Station Brewery offers a dog-friendly outdoor patio at this great brew pub by the downtown Providence waterway. This former train station-turned-brew pub features classic pub fare, craft beers from all around New England, as well as their own award-winning beers that are brewed on site. See Details
Whalers Brewing Company Whalers Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, locally owned brewery in South Kingstown, RI, with an on-site taproom selling draft beer, growlers, and brewery merchandise. Order a tasting flight to enjoy while you play some cornhole, life sized Jenga, or pool. Leashed dogs are welcome. You are invited to bring your own food or order delivery from a list of local restaurants. See Details
Flatbread Company All natural wood-fired pizza. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details