Eating (and drinking) out with your dog.

New Ordinance Will Allow Dogs?????
This has been an ongoing problem getting restaurants to allow dogs!  We will post more info as it becomes available! 
Click the link above to see the News8 story. 
See the Pet Events Page for info on the support rally March 2nd at 6PM!
If you know more about how to support this, please let us know.


The following establishments were known to be dog friendly at the time of this posting.  Please check with the individual manager's in case of changes in policy since the posting.  If you discover a location that no longer allows dogs, please let us know!  If you have recently been to one of our "pending confirmation" locations, please let us know!  We suggest that you always call in advance. Most require leashes and well socialized dogs.

Amy's Ice Cream 3500 Guadalupe Austin, Texas 512-458-6895 Map
Local Austin company known for great ice cream, unusual flavors and entertaining preparation.  Dogs allowed on three big picnic tables outside.

Artz Rib House  2330 South Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas  512-442-8283  Map
BBQ and some vegetarian items here. Leashed dogs are allowed on the patio tables.

Austin Java Company 1206 Parkway Austin, Texas 512-476-1829  Map
Beer, wine, coffees, and organic juices. For breakfast they have omelets, pancakes and breakfast tacos. For lunch and dinner, choose from a variety of sandwiches and pastas. Dogs allowed on front and rear patio's.  They will also supply dog bowls if requested.

Barnes and Noble 5601 Brodie Lane, Suite 300 Austin, TX 78745 512-892-3493 Map
(Suggested by a site visitor):Very dog friendly as long the dogs stay out of the cafe. They should be on your shop with your dog list - my Corgi and I love going in!

BB Rover's Cafe and Pub 12636 Research Blvd. Austin, Texas 512-335-9504 Map
Large selection of English beer's as well as Domestic over 300 to choose from. American style food menu with plenty of variety.  Live music and never a cover! Dog's (and regular kid's) allowed on outside patio only.  Dog water provided on request.

Carmelo's Italian Restaurant  504 East 5th St.  Austin, Texas 512-477-7497  Map
Nice Italian restaurant offers variety of dishes. 
Confirmed Dog Friendly!

  Carrabba's Italian Grill 6406 North IH-35 Austin, Texas 512-419-1220  Map
Variety of Italian dishes including pizza and pasta.  Now open for lunch.  Dogs allowed at 4 outside tables. Will provide dog water if requested.

Carrabba's Italian Grill - 11590 Research Blvd. Austin, Texas 512-345-8232  Map
Variety of Italian dishes including pizza and pasta. Leashed dogs allowed outside at 4 outside tables.

Central Market  4001 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas  512-206-1000 Map
Variety of dishes including salads, pastas, sandwiches on the American style cafe menu. Dogs allowed on uncovered portion of large deck area. Over 40 tables in this area.  Bring your own water dish if required.

Chipotle Mexican Grill 5400 Brodie Lane Austin,TX 78749 512-892-4222 Map
Recommended by site visitor. visitor Comments:Dogs allowed on patio. If they see you have a dog they will even bring you a bowl of water.

Cipollina 1213 West Lynn St. Austin, Texas 512-477-5211  Map
Italian Deli serves pizza, sandwiches and gourmet take-out.  Dogs allowed at 3 outside tables.  Dog water provided on request.

Club de Ville
  900 Red River St Austin, TX  (512) 457-0900 Map
"Very dog friendly club with approx. 30 tables inside and out and dogs are allowed at all of them!  Outside you will find a natural limestone cliff that keeps away most of the loud noises from the street and neighboring bars. This is one of the few places where everyone gets heard without a lot of shouting. Smoking is also allowed in this downtown bar".

Crown & Anchor 2911 San Jacinto Austin, TX  (512) 322-9168 Map
Local style pub, serves "pub grub" (burgers etc) and allows leashed dogs outside with seating for 75 or more.

Culvers 3424 W. William Cannon Dr. Austin, TX 512-892-1114 Map (Suggested by a site visitor):Allows leashed dogs at their outdoor patio tables. I have been their many times with my Alaskan Malamute.

Dog & Duck Pub 406 West 17th Street Austin, Texas 512-479-0598  Map
Dog's allowed on front patio or rear beer garden!

Draught House Pub  4112 Medical Pky, Austin, TX. (512) 452-MALT Map
Home grown beer in central Austin.  They have about 6 picnic tables on the  side of the building and will give out dog water bowls on request. Recommended by a site visitor!

Freebirds World Burrito 1100 Center Ridge Dr. Bld #3 Suite 380,Austin,TX.(512)251.9701Map Allows friendly dogs on leash outside (Suggested by a site visitor)

Freddie's Place 1703 South 1st Street, Austin,78704, 512-445-9197 Map American food. Dogs are allowed at the outdoor tables.

Green Mesquite Barbeque & More 1400 Barton Springs Road  Austin, Texas 512-479-0485 Map
BBQ and home-style cooking, including burgers chicken fried steak, smoked meat tacos and fresh salsa.  Well behaved dogs on leash allowed at any of the 18 outdoor picnic tables.  During a recent visit, the owner came out and asked permission to give Travis some prime beef cuts.  These were no scraps!  Needless to say, Travis was one happy puppy.  Highly recommended. The picnic area is a bit hidden and not immediately apparent.  Ask anyone inside to show you the way.

La Madeleine 9828 Great Hills Trail (512) 502-2474 Map
10+ outside tables where dogs are allowed.
3418 N. Lamar, , Austin 78705 35th & Lamar  512-302-1486 Map
(No dogs at Westlake location)

Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza 2401 Lake Austin Blvd. Austin, Texas 512-478-6600 Map
Best known for their Chicago style pizza (deep dish), they also offer salads, subs, appetizers, beer, wine, and more.  Dogs allowed on large deck with 15+ tables.  Water and dog treats supplied!

Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza 3016 Guadalupe Austin, Texas 512-302-5200 Map
As above.  Dogs allowed on six tables outside.  Also supplies dog water on request.

 Mesa Hills Café  3435 Greystone Dr. 512-345-7423 *Phone out of service on last update, OOB???* Map
Good variety of food including sandwiches, salads, American, vegetarian, Mexican and more! Don't forget one of the great desserts! Nice quiet neighborhood atmosphere. Dogs allowed on the outside patio area and a friendly staff will provide treats and water for your dog.

Mother Egan's  715 W 6th St Austin, TX 78701 (512) 478-7747   Map
Viewer comments:  "
Mother Egan's allows dogs on their patio area. I've brought my Yorkie and my friend brings her Samoyed.  I've also seen German Shepards and Golden Retrievers there."  No dog's on trivia nights anymore due to crowds.

Mozart's Coffee Roasters 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. Austin, Texas 512-477-2900 Map
Coffee shop specializing in baked desserts including cheesecake.  Dogs allowed on the 3 level deck right on Lake Austin with 40 plus tables.

Opal Divine's  All 3 locations!!! The Freehouse:700 West 6th Street in Downtown Austin, TX. Tel - (512) 477-3308, Penn Field: 3601 S. Congress Ave Ste K in South Austin, TX. (512) 707-0237, Marina: 12709 Mopac & Parmer Lane in North Austin, TX. (512) 733-5353,  "Yes, we allow dogs on leashes on our deck. We even provide ice water in bowls for them :) This is our policy at all three locations! Come check us out!"

Red River Cafe 2912 Medical Arts Austin, Texas 512-472-0385 Map
Dog's allowed on patio, 10  tables, water provided on request.

Romeo's 1500 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, Texas 512-476-1090 Map
Leashed dogs allowed on patio.  Very dog friendly.

Rudy’s Country Store and BBQ  2451 S. Capital of Texas Hwy  512-329-5554,  Dogs allowed on back lawn with several tables.  So far only this location allows dogs!

Scholz Beer Garden 1607 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin,TX. 512-474-1958  Map
Serving an assortment of beer and food.  Hit or miss!  We have had reports that Scholz may or may not allow your dog depending on who you ask. We suggest that you confirm in advance.  Dog's (sometimes) allowed in large patio area.  Confirmed dog's alowed on 5-6-08.


Ski Shores - 2905 Pearce Rd. - Austin, TX. 512-346-5915
 There is also a map on the site but make sure you follow the signs once on city park rd.  Burgers sandwiches, and fried seafood.  Click on "Rules", their pet policy is there.  They make a good burger and a great waterfront view of Lake Austin.

Spider House 2908 Fruth St. Austin TX (512) 480-9562 Map
This Coffee House specializes in "Ice Toddy's" and also offers, Beer, Wine, and light vegetarian dishes.
Seating for over 100 outside where dogs are allowed.

Taco Xpress  2529 S. Lamar Blvd.  512-444-0261  Map, 30-40 outside tables where dogs are allowed.

Zen - 3423 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705 (512) 300-2633  Map
Visitor Feedback: "Zen DOES allow dogs on there patio. The owner of Zen is a dog lover and has a wonderful Ridgeback named "Fin"...."

Zen 2900 WEST ANDERSON LANE, SUITE 250 ,Austin, TX , 512-451-4811, Allows dogs on limited outside seating.

Zen  1303 SOUTH CONGRESS Austin, TX  Phone: 512-444-8081, Allows dogs outside.

Zen  5207 Brodie Lane (Brodie Lane & 290) Austin, Tx , 512-899-2222 , Dogs allowed outside on about 10 tables.

*The following locations rumored to allow dogs and are pending confirmation. Please feel free to call yourself and let us know.  
We will confirm status as quickly as possible!. Please use the feedback link if you find out before us!


Chuy’s 10520 N. Lamar Boulevard Austin TX (512) 836-3218 and 11680 Research Boulevard Austin TX (512) 342-0011
Austin Java 1206 Parkway Austin TX (512) 476-1829
Taco Shack 4412 Medical Parkway Austin TX (512) 467-8533 and 3901 Spicewood Springs Road # C Austin TX (512)418-8900
TCBY multiple locations
Texas Land and Cattle 1101 S MoPac Expwy Austin TX (512) 330-0030 and 6007 N IH-35 Austin TX (512) 451-6555
Whole Foods Market 2201 N Lamar Blvd Austin TX (512) 481-0235 and 9607 Research Boulevard Austin TX (512) 345-5003
Ginger Man Pub 304 W 4th Street Austin TX (512) 473-8801
Old Alligator Grill 3003 S Lamar Blvd Austin TX (512) 444-6117
Ruta Maya Coffee House 218 West 4th Street Austin TX (512) 472-9638
Dirty Martin’s Place 2808 Guadalupe St Austin TX (512) 477-3173
The Green Mesquite 13450 Research Bvld. Austin TX (512) 335-9885 and 7010 W. Highway 71, Suite C-1 Austin TX (512) 288-8300
Magnolia Café 2304 Lake Austin Blvd Austin TX (512) 478-8645 and 1920 S Congress Ave Austin TX (512) 445-0000
Wheatsville Food Co-op 3101 Guadalupe Austin TX 512-478-2667
Maria's Taco's 8126 Elroy Rd, Del Valle, TX 78617 (512) 247-3038
Flipnotics Coffeespace 1601 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX (512) 322-9011 and 2121 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 441-3547

 West Lynn Café 1110 West Lynn St. Austin,Texas 78703 512-482-0950
 Quack's 43rd street bakery
 Azul 1808 E. Cesar Chavez Austin, TX 512-457-9074
 Copa Cabana 2810 S. Congress Ave. Austin, TX 512-443-4252
Bitter End Bistro 311 Colorado 512-478-BEER
 Bouldin Creek Coffee House 1501 S. 1st Street 512-416-1601
Magnolia Café 2304 Lake Austin Blvd Austin TX (512) 478-8645 and 1920 S Congress Ave Austin TX (512) 445-0000
 Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill  303 Red River 512-236-9599
 Nueva Onda  2218 College Ave.  512-447-5063
 Portabela 1200 W. 6th Street.  512-481-8646
 Red River Café 2912 Medical Arts St. 512-472-0385
 Jo’s  1300 Congress Ave  512-444-3800
 Juice Joint 1625 Barton Springs Rd. 512-494-1767
 Taco Xpress  2529 S. Lamar Blvd.  512-444-0261 30-40 tables



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