Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Austin

Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Austin

Take a look at these dog-friendly restaurants in Austin for your next doggy dining experience!

Austin Terrier

As its name suggests, this restaurant is open to dogs but you'll be happy to know that it is also family-friendly. This neighborhood bistro is known for its craft beer and pizza offerings. You won’t want to miss their patio which has water and free treats for canines.


Head to Contigo for an almost entirely outdoor restaurant experience. Modeled after the owner’s family Texas ranch, you can relax on their all-weather patio with your pup. Enjoy farm-fresh Texas fare along with seasonal brews and cocktails.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

This hip burger joint uses all-natural meats and housemade buns. Be sure to check out their burger of the month and variety of yummy seasoned fries when you visit! Their outdoor tables welcome dogs so you can munch on a handcrafted burger with your furry friend by your side.

Kerbey Lane Cafe

This 100% family-owned restaurant has several locations in the Austin area and many have dog-friendly patios with water bowls. They source food ingredients from local partners and self-sustaining, independent farms that are proud supporters of animal welfare and environmental stewardship. From breakfast favorites and salads to Tex-Mex and burgers, this place has it all.

Moonshine Grill

This restaurant serves up innovative takes on classic American comfort food at both of its locations. Your dog can sit with you on their patio as you indulge in your meal. Some menu items include Chicken & Waffles, Horseradish Crusted Salmon and Green Chile Macaroni.  


Seafood lovers should check out Perla’s in the Austin area. Bring your pooch out on their shaded patio at this laid-back spot. They offer fresh fish and oysters that are flown in daily from both coasts and even serve brunch on the weekends.

Ski Shores Cafe

This casual hangout is open to dogs and their Lake Austin location provides lakefront views. Complete with a game room, playground, live music and expansive patio, you’ll love this local spot. They serve burgers, tacos and seafood baskets along with a full bar.

The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

The ABGB serves house microbrews and pub eats including pizza, small plates and sandwiches. Their outdoor beer garden is dog friendly and perfect for a scrumptious picnic. They are open to all ages and typically have a band playing on Saturday nights.

TLC Austin

TLC has over 30 beers on tap and is complete with arcade games and televisions. Customize your own seafood boil for the table or munch on a sandwich, salad or some of their Texas favorites. Their outdoor seating area is pet friendly and has misting fans for those hot Austin days.

Yard Bar

Yard Bar is a restaurant, bar and dog park. The dog park is open to members only, so be sure to get a membership to book park time. In addition to a people menu that features shared snacks, salad and sandwiches, there are a few dog-specific items you can order too!