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Pass an afternoon with your dog at Old 75 Beer Garden in Richardson.
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The 12 Essential Dog-Friendly Dallas Patios

Dining out with your dog is easier than ever

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Pass an afternoon with your dog at Old 75 Beer Garden in Richardson.
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Cooler weather means spending more time dining al fresco. And there is no need to leave your pup at home when going out for a bite to eat. With more and more restaurants welcoming dogs in their outdoor spaces, several local spots are perfect for relaxing after a day of fun with your fur baby.

From quick stop seafood joints to fine dining establishments, grab your four-legged friend and head outside to enjoy good food and drinks at these dog-friendly restaurants in DFW.

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TEN50 BBQ

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Boasting its central Texas “salt, pepper, smoke, and time” method, Ten50 keeps the menu simple and bellies full. Unwind on the patio with a brisket sandwich and bring that four legged friend along.

Old 75 Beer Garden

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With a huge space of 20,000 square feet, there’s not only room for revelers to bring their dogs, but room for those dogs to space out. This beer garden serves food and an array of drinks, and also hosts live music and has a lawn for games.

Lakewood Brewing Company

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This local brewery extended its outdoor area to not only have more seating but more covered seating — so neither beer lovers nor their dogs have to sweat it out in the sun. Bring your dog for beer flights, weekend mimosas, and light bites.

Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House

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Eastsiders have been bringing their furry friends to Goodfriend for ages. Get in on the fun this summer on its dog-friendly patio where everyday brings a new frozen drink, new beers slide into rotation regularly, and the burgers are some of the best in town.

The Porch

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After a remodel, the Porch is open again and dog friends are welcome to come with you. Its added on a beer garden and year-round AC, which any Texan knows is a treat — and is a must for the doggos with dark fur. Order a fried chicken cobb salad and try out a few options on the revamped cocktail menu.

MUTTS Canine Cantina

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Grab a bite and relax while your dog runs and plays at this popular off-leash dog park and beer garden. The simple menu of cocktails, burgers, chicken, and treats for the fur babies is sure to satisfy.

Katy Trail Ice House

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The Katy Trail Ice House is the perfect spot to stop for a meal and ice cold beverage after a long walk or run with Fido. Sit under a shade tree and snack on their fan-favorite loaded queso while the pup gets one of its pup cups.

Texas Tapyard

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The space formerly known as Toller Patio has a new name but a not-too-new look. Bring a furry friend and enjoy a pimento grilled cheese sandwich, a chicken tender basket, and beers and cocktails under blue umbrellas outdoors.

Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ

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Enjoy a backyard barbecue without all the clean up. Sitting in the shadow of a ferris wheel on the west side, this spot has brisket queso, sausage corn dogs, and pulled pork sandwiches — without the hassle of going to the fair grounds. It’s kid and dog friendly.

Terry Black's Barbecue

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Dogs are welcome on every Terry Black’s patio, including the one in Deep Ellum. As long as they can stand the smell of delicious barbecue, bring Fido out for an evening in the neighborhood.

Velvet Taco

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All Velvet Taco patios are open to dog-friends — and the Dallas-based chain has a lot of restaurants around the Metroplex. Order up a tray of tacos and a kick ass margarita for the patio.

Joe Leo Fine Tex Mex

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More tacos? Heck yes! Joe Leo welcomes dogs on its patio, and is a great spot for hanging out under umbrella shade while downing plates of nachos, tacos, and enchiladas.

TEN50 BBQ

Boasting its central Texas “salt, pepper, smoke, and time” method, Ten50 keeps the menu simple and bellies full. Unwind on the patio with a brisket sandwich and bring that four legged friend along.

Old 75 Beer Garden

With a huge space of 20,000 square feet, there’s not only room for revelers to bring their dogs, but room for those dogs to space out. This beer garden serves food and an array of drinks, and also hosts live music and has a lawn for games.

Lakewood Brewing Company

This local brewery extended its outdoor area to not only have more seating but more covered seating — so neither beer lovers nor their dogs have to sweat it out in the sun. Bring your dog for beer flights, weekend mimosas, and light bites.

Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House

Eastsiders have been bringing their furry friends to Goodfriend for ages. Get in on the fun this summer on its dog-friendly patio where everyday brings a new frozen drink, new beers slide into rotation regularly, and the burgers are some of the best in town.

The Porch

After a remodel, the Porch is open again and dog friends are welcome to come with you. Its added on a beer garden and year-round AC, which any Texan knows is a treat — and is a must for the doggos with dark fur. Order a fried chicken cobb salad and try out a few options on the revamped cocktail menu.

MUTTS Canine Cantina

Grab a bite and relax while your dog runs and plays at this popular off-leash dog park and beer garden. The simple menu of cocktails, burgers, chicken, and treats for the fur babies is sure to satisfy.

Katy Trail Ice House

The Katy Trail Ice House is the perfect spot to stop for a meal and ice cold beverage after a long walk or run with Fido. Sit under a shade tree and snack on their fan-favorite loaded queso while the pup gets one of its pup cups.

Texas Tapyard

The space formerly known as Toller Patio has a new name but a not-too-new look. Bring a furry friend and enjoy a pimento grilled cheese sandwich, a chicken tender basket, and beers and cocktails under blue umbrellas outdoors.

Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ

Enjoy a backyard barbecue without all the clean up. Sitting in the shadow of a ferris wheel on the west side, this spot has brisket queso, sausage corn dogs, and pulled pork sandwiches — without the hassle of going to the fair grounds. It’s kid and dog friendly.

Terry Black's Barbecue

Dogs are welcome on every Terry Black’s patio, including the one in Deep Ellum. As long as they can stand the smell of delicious barbecue, bring Fido out for an evening in the neighborhood.

Velvet Taco

All Velvet Taco patios are open to dog-friends — and the Dallas-based chain has a lot of restaurants around the Metroplex. Order up a tray of tacos and a kick ass margarita for the patio.

Joe Leo Fine Tex Mex

More tacos? Heck yes! Joe Leo welcomes dogs on its patio, and is a great spot for hanging out under umbrella shade while downing plates of nachos, tacos, and enchiladas.

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