Once your new puppy is trained and ready to be around other people and dogs, there’s no greater feeling than sitting back and relaxing with a plate of fries, a drink, and your dog by your side.
Getting a dog can seriously expand your social horizons. If you’ve ever felt uncomfortable going to a restaurant alone, having your dog nearby can help make it feel way less awkward. Plus, you might even make some new friends along the way who stop by to give your furry friend some love as they pass by.
Philadelphia is known for its bustling art scene, amazing food, and much more, so if you’re in the area, consider checking out these fur-accommodating establishments.
From classic taverns to charming cafés, here are nine dog-friendly restaurants in Philadelphia.
This outdoor Philly restaurant is located on the pier overlooking the water, so dogs are always welcome. Tourists and locals alike love frequenting this spot that’s only open during the summer season.
Their menu has delicious bar snacks, sandwiches, flatbreads, and more, and their cocktail list doesn’t disappoint with its array of unique and frozen options.
2. Good Dog Bar
Only good dogs are allowed at this bar, which happens to be all of them, if you ask me. Clearly this bar was built around dog lovers, and it even partners with Street Tails animal rescue to get local dogs in need adopted.
Snack on cheese plates, pizza, and fresh salads along with your favorite brew, and bring your dog to the spacious outdoor patio area.
Come for the brunch and sit outside on the dog-friendly patio. The brunch menu includes French takes on your favorite dishes, like smoked salmon bagels, eggs Benedict, and more.
As you sit outside with your dog in tow and people watch, you might even feel like you’ve been directly transported to Paris.
4. Craft Hall
The folks at Craft Hall love dogs so much, they even implemented an entire fur baby zone into their restaurant. They have a turf-lined dog park-beer garden hybrid that even serves dog cocktails.
Seriously, order the Dogua Fresca. It’s made with fresh fruit and coconut water and your dog will absolutely go bananas over it.
Calling all dogs! You’re allowed in the beer garden at the Memphis taproom. The garden has umbrellas, picnic tables, and even a stone lined street to make you feel like you're slinging back beers in Germany. Be aware that this spot doesn’t offer reservations, so it’s first come, first served.
Snack on fried pickles, hummus plates, cheeseburgers, and more to get your fix while enjoying your pup's company.
Honey’s has plenty of outdoor tables so you can hole up with your pup and enjoy brunch with the whole family. They have vegan options like the tofu scramble and expand into Jewish favorites like matzo ball soup and latke tots. Seriously, my mouth is watering and so will your dog’s—so feel free to sneak him some bites under the table.
Cedar Point has weekly specials, like their watermelon-infused mojito cocktail and chicken parm stuffed empanadas. But the best part is that you can enjoy all of the above with your dog by your side on the outdoor patio.
There’s even a special kid’s menu for $12 a pop that comes with an entree, side, and brownie.
People watcher’s, rejoice! This is about to become your go-to hot spot.
People watching is not only a way to get fashion inspiration or an idea for the next great American novel, but it’s also the perfect activity to do with your dog. There’s no limit to sidewalk space here, and you can enjoy Rouge’s menu of pretzel bites, sandwiches, and upscale dishes like sea bass and strip steak.
Aptly named, this cafe is located on Race Street near Franklin Square. You’re not only allowed to have your dog eat with you outside, but it’s encouraged with handy dog hooks placed on the tables so you can keep your leash safely tethered.
Enjoy nachos, calamari, burgers, and more in this spacious, rustic spot.