Dog Friendly Waterfront Restaurants in Tampa, FL

There are 2 pet friendly waterfront restaurants in Tampa that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 12 more nearby. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Tampa. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Columbia Cafe
Columbia Cafe Columbia Cafe serves soups, salads, tapas, chicken and fish entrees, and a wide selection of wine and cocktails They welcome dogs to the outdoor terrace area and will bring your furry friend a bowl of cold water. See Details
Pet Friendly River's Edge
River's Edge If you're looking for somewhere to grab a delicious meal, then you should check out River's Edge, which has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while soaking up the warm Floridian sunshine and taking in views of the river. River's Edge is located at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, but it is open to non-guests. They serve fresh seafood and steaks, like the award winning lobster mac and cheese. Reservations are recommended but not required. See Details
The Getaway On Tuesdays, bring your dog to The Getaway and enjoy the waterfront location while you dine on locally-sourced seafood and sip on island cocktails from the tiki bar. Menu favorites include smoked fish spread and crackers, conch fritters, tacos filled with smoked chicken or fried shrimp or oysters, juicy burgers topped with grilled pineapple and pulled pork, and crispy salads. Wash it all down with a Pain Killer, Mai Tai, or daiquiri while you soak up the sunshine and enjoy the view. Live reggae bands play frequently, too! Dogs are only allowed at The Getaway on Tuesday from 10am to 11pm. See Details
Gill Dawg Tiki Bar & Grill We invite you to bring your favorite pup and stop in to Gill Dawg’s Tiki Bar and Grill and sit back and relax while enjoying our locally inspired dishes, fresh seafood, and cool signature cocktails that are sure to quench your thirst. Enjoy waterfront dining along the Cotee River or sit among the trees dripping with Spanish moss. Take a kayak trip or SUP paddle with your favorite dog too! We rent kayaks, SUPs and pontoon boats. See Details
Fish Tales Seafood & Steak House It all started in 1999 when Owners Dan and Peggy Wesner were looking for the perfect spot for their new restaurant. In September 1999 the found their perfect little place. Fish Tales Seafood House right on the water is now one of St. Pete’s most happening places to be. Fish Tales Seafood and Steak House provides a unique dining experience for locals and visitors. Not only can you arrive at this seafood dive by car or foot, but you can also dock your boat in the marina! Sit under the grass hut and enjoy a fish sandwich or dinner while sipping a crisp chilled beer next to the majestic sailboats. Inquire about the daily specials, Happy Hour offerings, and live music every Sunday. Come in and enjoy our famous Smoked Fish Spread or Seafood Volcano as an appetizer, both are sure to leave you satisfied and keep you coming back for more. Then you can move on to one of our Fish Sandwiches or our famous Skillets. You will never leave here unsatisfied!! See Details
Whiskey River Sports Bar & Grill For waterfront seafood dining, check out the Whiskey River Sports Bar & Grill. They have plenty of pet-friendly outdoor tables right on the Cotee River or in their tiki hut. No matter what day you come to eat, there is sure to be something going on, from live music Wednesday through Sunday to trivia on Tuesdays or all-you-can-eat wings on Monday. All of your food will be cooked to order, including freshly line caught wild grouper. They also have a full menu of wine and beer, as well as a full liquor bar. See Details
Castile Restaurant Bring your dog to Castile Restaurant's dog-friendly outdoor seating on their large, waterfront terrace with ocean views. The restaurant features Mediterranean and Latin-inspired dishes prepared with the freshest local seafood, meats, and produce. Menu items include cheese and charcuterie plates, tapas like broiled oysters in a garlic-chili butter or pimento goat cheese served with pork rinds, and paella. Pair your meal with a glass of wine, a craft beer, or a specialty cocktail. Castile Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Hours are Monday - Thursday 7am - 10pm, Friday - Saturday 7am - 11pm, and Sunday 9am - 10pm. Dinner reservations are recommended. See Details
Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grill St Pete Pier Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grill is a waterfront restaurant on the pier in St. Petersburg, FL serving cocktails and Caribbean-inspired eats. Dogs allowed at pet-friendly tables with umbrellas at ground level below the deck. See Details
Dockside Sports Bar & Grille The festive tiki Bar and spacious dog-friendly patio dining area at Dockside Grille is the ideal spot to take in a stunning sunset while enjoying a relaxing lunch, dinner, or cocktail. Choose from a variety of tasty options such as bacon cheese fries, shrimp cocktail, wings, meatballs in sauce, chicken Alfredo pizza, fajitas, ribeye steak, grilled, blackened, or fried shrimp, snow crab, fried lobster, and seared sea scallops. Wash it all down with a cold draft beer or delicious mixed drink. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome at patio tables. Dockside Grille is open from noon to 12am Sunday through Wednesday and noon to 1am on Thursday and Friday. See Details
Ukulele Brand's Ukulele Brand's is situated right on East Lake Ellis. The patio is dog-friendly but only before 5:00 pm and your pup must be leashed. The menu features a selection of seafood, sandwiches, burgers, po'boys, and coastal favorites. You'll find local favorites like the Gator Tail appetizer and Uke's Famous Seafood Chowder. Ukulele Brand's bar is stocked with beer, wine, and liquor. The retaurant hosts events almost every night with live music, trivia, or open mic nights. See Details
Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro offers an eclectic menu with dockside views of the Saint Petersburg Marina. Grab a drink at one of their two full bars, listen to live music, or just hang out with Fido on the patio. Fresco’s is open Monday through Thursday 11am to 10pm, Friday 11am to 11pm, Saturday 9am to 9pm, and Sunday 9am to 10pm. There is a brunch menu Saturday through Sunday 9am to 4pm and Happy Hour is Monday through Friday 3pm to 7pm. See Details
The Brass Monkey The Brass Monkey is a beachfront sports bar and restaurant in St. Pete Beach offering water views and dog-friendly balcony seating. Choose from a variety of fresh seafood, like their signature Colossal Lump Crab Cakes or Land-n-Sea entrees, plus steaks, Philly cheesesteaks, salads, wings, and pizza. Bring Fido to take in picturesque Gulf views from of several outdoor tables on the main and 2nd story patios while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Tiki Docks Skyway Tiki Docks Skyway offers plenty of flavor, food and fun in St. Petersburg, FL. Bring Fido to join you at a heated outdoor table to take in the water view while you nosh on seafood, sandwiches, burgers and more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Sea Hags Bar & Grill Bring your dog to enjoy this bar& grill's waterfront dog-friendly patio and relaxed atmosphere. Stop by Sea Hags for lunch, dinner, or just an appetizer and a cool cocktail. Appetizers include buffalo chicken dip served with tortilla chips, hush puppies, grouper nuggets, and crab cakes drizzled with wasabi and sesame dressing. In addition to daily specials, the menu features entrees like ahi tuna, shrimp scampi with garlic bread, grilled sirloin steak with a baked potato, and blackened chicken breasts topped with pineapple-mango salsa. Live entertainment adds to the fun ambiance. Don't forget to order something for Fido from the dog menu! See Details