Dog Friendly Waterfront Restaurants in Minnesota

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 waterfront restaurants in Minnesota that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Freight House
The Freight House The depot was finished in January of 1883, handling as many as seventy rail cars a day and housing the areas telegraph office. In later years, Curtis Feed and Coal and the Farm Service Store operated out of the “Freight House,” as it was then called. In 1970, the Milwaukee Road Railroad closed the agency and the building was sold. In 1979, the historical significance of the building was recognized and the Freight House became the first building in Stillwater to be placed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The building still stands as it did over a century ago. It remains a symbol of Stillwater’s colorful and historic past, as the popular “Freight House Restaurant and Night Club." The Freight House Restaurant has the largest Patio in Stillwater on the beautiful Saint Croix River. The largest beer garden with over 24 local draft beers. Come try the new menu featuring classic American food with a twist. Burgers, Chicken, Steaks, Seafood & Sushi items. New National acclaimed chef with an amazing team of local talent. See Details
Pet Friendly CoV
CoV CoV offers soup, salads, sandwiches, and a raw bar. Well-behaved dogs are permitted at outdoor tables. There's always a bowl of water waiting for Fido. See Details
Thunderbird Lodge Lounge Situated on picturesque Rainy Lake, the Thunderbird Lodge has been happily feeding locals and visitors for over 20 years. Patrons with pets must order from the lounge menu, which includes deep fried green beans, shrimp cocktail, French dip sandwiches, and pizza. Dogs are welcome on the deck with scenic water views. See Details
Mallards on the St Croix Mallard's on the St. Croix is a dog-friendly seafood and steak spot. Visitors to Mallard's with Fido in tow can head to one of its twelve outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their furry friend. The restaurant's menu includes a range of starters, salads, handhelds, fish dishes, tacos, pasta dishes, steak, and desserts. Regular diners recommend ordering the lobster roll and a martini and rave about the occasional live music on the outdoor patio. Mallard's on the St. Croix is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details