Have you ever wanted to bring your whole family, including your dog, out to eat at one of the many great restaurants that Orlando has to offer? I’ve got great news – Orlando is a very dog friendly city and there are many restaurants that your furry friends can tag along! Although dogs are not allowed inside, there are patios and outside seating at many food spots. Here are some of our favorite dog friendly restaurants in Orlando.
The Hammered Lamb
The Hammered Lamb is a modern neighborhood pub that is located across the street from the beautiful Lake Ivanhoe. They serve a wide variety of good food, draft and bottled beer, and wine by the glass. The Hammered Lamb serves everything from shareable appetizers to healthy salads, delicious tacos, sandwiches, wings and so much more! They also have a large selection of delicious lamb specials. They are open until 2am during the week, and even offer a late-night snack and pizza menu! There is a large, open patio where you are welcome to bring your well-behaved pup to come enjoy dinner with you!
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Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews is a fun restaurant chain with a rock and roll theme! The food here is very good comfort food with a unique spin. From the moment you walk into the restaurant, you will hear rock & roll greats playing through the speakers and you can sit down and enjoy some of the delicious food that they have to offer! Rock & Brews offers appetizers, salads, signature wings, beef, pork, chicken & seafood dishes, pasta, pizza, tacos, burgers, sandwiches, and desserts all with a rock & roll twist. They are very dog friendly and welcome you to come and enjoy a meal with your pet!
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Teak Neighborhood Grill
Teak Neighborhood Grill is another great spot to bring your pup! This fun pub serves microbrews and 37 different kinds of handcrafted burgers! (19 of these burgers are on an “underground” secret menu!) The atmosphere here is fun and laid-back. They host trivia nights, there’s live music and it’s a great place to watch your favorite sporting event. There is a large, covered patio where you are welcome to bring your dog. The servers are so happy to see dogs and they will even bring them a bowl of water!
Images by @teakneighborhoodgrill
Vanberry’s Public House
Vanbarry’s Public House is a locally owned and operated restaurant located in the SODO district of Orlando. They have everything here from peel-and-eat shrimp, burgers, flatbreads, sandwiches and more! There is something for everyone here – live music to enjoy, good food, a full bar, games, and you guessed it – a covered dog-friendly patio! Vanbarry’s is part of Orlando’s Public House family and has another great, dog-friendly location in College Park called Ollie’s!
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The Stubborn Mule
The Stubborn Mule is a contemporary-style venue that has a very interesting take on New American cuisine. They partner with local farmers and sustainable fisherman, so they are quite literally “farm-to-table”. This fun restaurant serves hand-crafted mule cocktails, craft cocktails, draft beers, wine, and an excellent selection of fresh food. If you’re in the mood for great appetizers, salads, soups, flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers and more, this is the place for you. They have a beautiful, outdoor patio where you can enjoy a great meal with your dog.
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The Ravenous Pig
The Ravenous Pig is a great place to go if you are craving good food and good brews! This gastropub/brewery recently opened in Winter Park and has already proven to be a pretty popular spot! The food here is mainly American style cuisine and is so delicious and savory and I highly recommend it. There is also, of course, a beautiful outdoor beer garden and patio area where dogs are always welcome!
White Wolf Café
White Wolf Café is an award-winning, gourmet bistro located in Ivanhoe Village that serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. It’s a really fun and eclectic atmosphere. The café is adorned with paintings and unique decor. The White Wolf is very dog friendly, in fact, it got its name from a white German Shepard named Casper! They are located right across the street from Lake Ivanhoe Park, which is a great spot to bring your dog after you enjoy a delicious meal here!
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Yellow Dog Eats
Yellow Dog Eats is so pet friendly, that there’s a little yellow dog in the logo of the restaurant! They serve a delicious variety of sandwiches, salads, and vegetarian meals. They have signature sandwiches that are cleverly named after dogs such as the Hot Diggity Dog, Classic Mexican Mutt, Retrievers Roast and more! There is a spacious outdoor patio area that you can bring your pup and enjoy the incredible food that they have to offer.
Images by @yellowdogeats
Now that you know some of the dog-friendly restaurants in Orlando, it’s time to treat you and your pup to a delicious meal! There are so many different places that love and welcome dogs, but these are just a few of our favorites. The next time you get the puppy dog eyes from your furry little friend, come try any of the places listed above – you won’t regret it! Where is your favorite restaurant to take your dog?
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