Dog Friendly Restaurants in Vermont

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

Pet Friendly Vermont Pub and Brewery
Vermont Pub and Brewery Vermont Pub and Brewery serves traditional pub fare and offers a wide range of craft beers. The shaded deck welcomes dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Sweetwaters
Sweetwaters Sweetwaters is a popular European-style outdoor cafe that allows dogs on its award-winning patio. See Details
Idletyme Brewing Co. Idletyme serves a refreshing lineup of craft ales and lagers, plus a food menu that features meat and cheese plates, burgers, grilled bratwurst, steak frites, Maine crab cakes, and BBQ braised pork shank. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Burlington Bay Market & Cafe Burlington Bay is a market and cafe in Burlington, VT serving sandwiches, salads, coffee and creemees, including doggie "ice cream" and treats. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the patio. Please note table service isn't available, so Fido will have to wait outside while you collect your order. Online ordering is available through the cafe's website. See Details
Foam Brewers There are lots of dog-friendly tables at Foam Brewers, where they offer a rotating selection of beers that vary based on the season and their current inspiration. To accompany your frothy beer, you can order a variety of fine cheese and charcuterie that are served with an assortment of accouterments and fresh bread. The cheese and charcuterie boards are supplemented by food trucks, sandwiches, and pastries. Foam Brewers is open Sunday from 11am to 5pm, Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, and Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
The Publyk House The historic Bennington Publyk House & Tavern offers traditional New England hospitality with great American favorites served fireside in the dining rooms and more casually in the tavern. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and great Mt. Anthony views from the dog-friendly decks during summer & fall. See Details
Blue Donkey Blue Donkey specializes in gourmet burgers and hand cut fries. Outdoor picnic tables allow dogs. See Details
Gringo Jack's Tasty fusion of Mexican and Southwestern dishes such as chipotle shrimp, skirt steak fajitas, slow smoked pork tacos, and Buffalo chicken quesadillas. Outdoor seating area welcome dogs. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Top of the Hill Grill In addition to succulent beef brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey, and ribs, Top of the Hill offers burgers, sausage sandwiches, jambalaya, and Mexican favorites. Order at the window and dine at a dog-friendly outdoor table. See Details
A Single Pebble Chinese inspired dishes with dog-friendly outdoor dining. See Details
Soulfully Good Cafe Soulfully Good Cafe serves classic and tasty breakfast and lunch dishes in a cozy and warm setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. A flavorful menu consists of ham and egg biscuits, Belgian waffles, lemon mascarpone stuffed French toast, fresh salads, roast turkey paninis, buttermilk fired chicken salad sandwiches, artisan margarita pizza, and a delicious array of breads, muffins, pies, and yummy pastries. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the quaint outdoor patio where water and complimentary Puppachinos are available. Soulfully Good Cafe is open 7:30am to 5pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 7:30am to 6pm Friday and Saturday, 8am to 4pm Sunday, and is closed Tuesdays. See Details
The Lakeview House Restaurant This converted Victorian offers a dog-friendly outdoor seating area while serving a lunch and dinner menu consisting of burgers, lobster mac and cheese, baked Atlantic haddock, rib eye steak, and shrimp scampi. Open Tuesday to Saturday noon to 10pm. See Details
Riley's Fish Shack Family-owned and operated drive-in style restaurant serves fresh seafood, burgers, chicken, beer, wine and ice cream all year round. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Uncommon Grounds Uncommon Grounds is a family-owned coffee shop that roasts its own beans on site. You and your pup can sit at one of the four tables outside. The staff at Uncommon Grounds aim to support their community as much as possible by buying locally made baked goods, milk, and other products. The maple lattes and hot chocolates come highly recommended from folk in the area. The opening times are Sunday from 9am to 9pm, Monday through Thursday from 7am to 9pm, Friday from 7am to 10pm, and Saturday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
The Lake House Pub and Grille The Lake House Pub and Grille allows dogs to dine outside off their doggy menu and enjoy the stellar views. See Details
Papa Pete's Papa Pete's is home to the giant pancakes, so bring your appetites. The pet-friendly outdoor seating area welcomes dogs, but calling ahead to confirm availability is encouraged. See Details
Chelsea Royal Diner Varied menu includes burgers, sandwiches, pizza, Mexican, and hearty entrees like rotisserie chicken, baked haddock, and meat lasagna. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs during the summer. See Details
The Tap House As an addition to Catamount Glass, the Tap House was built in 2015. They offer eight dog-friendly tables outside. Acting as a hub for community members to gather and enjoy some delicious beverages, the sixteen draft beers and numerous canned and bottled offerings are largely Vermont and locally made. They also serve food from local purveyors wherever possible. For an entree, you could check out their Thai curried vegetables, Italian meatballs, or fish and chips. If you fancy a sweet experience for dessert, watch the chocolate ooze out of their hot chocolate lava cake as you cut into it. The Tap House is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Prohibition Pig Brewery Prohibition Pig Brewery, located in Waterbury, VT, is a casual brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold brew and an order of the Panko Fried Pimento Cheese with chili pepper jam. Next, chow down on the Waterbury Patriot Burger - a black pepper-crusted beef burger topped with crumbled Bayley Hazen bleu cheese, red onion marmalade, and horseradish mayo. Or go for the Mushroom Sandwich with smoked portobello mushrooms, oil-poached potatoes, arugula, roasted garlic aioli, Cabot Clothbound cheddar, and pickled onions. Prohibition Pig Brewery is open daily from 11:30am to 9pm. See Details
Thai Basil Delicious Thai food in charming old house with quick and pleasant service. Menu includes satay chicken, shrimp spring rolls, larb salad, mango curry, red snapper, and teriyaki salmon. Spacious outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Ri Ra Irish Pub Menu offers wings, tacos, burgers, sandwiches, chicken ravioli, and fish and chips. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Doc Ponds Doc Ponds, located in Stowe, VT, is a casual bar and eatery 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 Cubano Sandwich with roasted pork, ham, pickles, and raclette cheese on a grinder roll. Or go for the Knife and Fork Grilled Cheese with prosciutto, wildflower honey, and Timberdoodle cheese. Doc Ponds is open Monday from 11:30am to 12am, Tuesday through Thursday from 4pm to 12am, and Friday through Sunday from 11:30am to 12am. See Details
Shanty On The Shore Erected in 1833, Shanty on the Shore has six dog-friendly tables outside. The good old-fashioned seafood restaurant serves lunch until 4pm and dinner all day. The lunch menu includes a Cajun blackened salmon sandwich, a house favorite, served with lettuce, tomato, and a side of Cajun mayo. The raw bar on offer is full of delectable seafood treats, such as oysters, clams, and shrimp cocktail. Shanty on the Shore is open every day of the week from 11am to 9pm. See Details
August First Dogs are allowed at August First, a breakfast and lunch place with a difference. Nowadays, we usually associate places that serve coffee and pastries with free WiFi, but not at August Rush. There, they operate a no-tech rule for customers who frequent their establishment. Put your pad in your pocket and pick up a menu. For breakfast, they offer the sausage and egg scramble, served with kale, tomatoes, home fries, and romano cheese. If you're late to the party, chomp on a tofu salad at lunch time, served with mixed greens, curried tofu, cranberries, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, red onions, and sesame dressing. August First is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. See Details