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12 Dog-Friendly Dallas-Area Patios to Enjoy This Fall

Dining out with your dog is easier than ever

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The dog-friendly patio at District Dallas.
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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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Dock Local

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This laid-back neighborhood spot offers a classic menu of seafood favorites such as lobster rolls, popcorn shrimp, fish and chips, and much more. Chill out on the patio with a lobster grilled cheese — lobster, sriracha, crab queso, and sourdough bread.

The Market Cafe at Bonton Farms

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Known for being a family-friendly space, the Market at Bonton Farms also welcomes dogs on the patio. Stop in for lunch or all-day breakfast and enjoy chef-inspired dishes made fresh with ingredients right from the Farm.

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 your fur baby is sure to satisfy. Stop by for Yappy Hour Monday through Friday, open to 6 p.m. for drink specials.

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 your pup catches some z’s.

Garden Cafe

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This quaint, chef-driven restaurant serves up Southern-style fare for dinner and weekend brunch in historic Old East Dallas. Irresistible dishes such as smoked tomatillo chilaquiles, the garden omelet, the ivy salad, and vegan alfredo line the menu and highlight herbs and vegetables harvested from the on-site garden. And it’s a great place to come for dogs with good manners.

District Dallas

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Taking over the Addison location once occupied by Mercy Wine Bar, District offers a globally inspired menu of brunch, lunch, and dinner favorites that range from deviled eggs to lamb meatballs. And its outdoor patio is a nice place to enjoy a meal with your doggo.

Postino Deep Ellum

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Located on Main Street in Deep Ellum, Postino Wine Cafe offers patio dining, a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients, and a robust list of wines from all over the globe. And you can’t beat the patio for dog friendly spots in the neighborhood.

Jaxon Beer Garden

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This downtown spot offers great scenery and plenty of space to kick back with your dog and dine on Texas-style fare, such as bowl o’ red – Texas beef chili topped with cheese, corn chips, onion, sour cream, and pickled jalapeno served with cornbread and whipped butter.

The Box Garden at Legacy Hall

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Food hall guests can dine at the Box Garden patio with their pets while relishing bites from nearly 20 food stalls and drinks from five bars. Purchase a homemade peanut butter puppuccino from Whisk and Eggs or a homemade peanut butter ice cream from Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream Co. for your pup to enjoy.

TEN50 BBQ

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Boasting its central Texas “salt, pepper, smoke, and time” method, Ten50 BBQ keeps the menu simple and bellies full. Unwind on the patio with a brisket sandwich and your best furry friend at your feet.

Urban Rio Cantina & Grill

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Urban Rio Cantina and Grill is a vibrant, two-story hot spot located at the southern end of historic downtown Plano. Any night of the week, the patio is filled with revelers indulging in scratch Mexican-style dishes and a drink of the month.

Dive Coastal Cuisine

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The fresh, flavor-packed menu of Dive Coastal Cuisine in Snider Plaza features local organic produce and seasonal seafood items for every palate. The customizable menu makes it easy for guests to modify just about any dish. Take in the scenery from the patio with crab cakes and the cocktail of your choice with your pet.

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Dock Local

This laid-back neighborhood spot offers a classic menu of seafood favorites such as lobster rolls, popcorn shrimp, fish and chips, and much more. Chill out on the patio with a lobster grilled cheese — lobster, sriracha, crab queso, and sourdough bread.

The Market Cafe at Bonton Farms

Known for being a family-friendly space, the Market at Bonton Farms also welcomes dogs on the patio. Stop in for lunch or all-day breakfast and enjoy chef-inspired dishes made fresh with ingredients right from the Farm.

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 your fur baby is sure to satisfy. Stop by for Yappy Hour Monday through Friday, open to 6 p.m. for drink specials.

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 your pup catches some z’s.

Garden Cafe

This quaint, chef-driven restaurant serves up Southern-style fare for dinner and weekend brunch in historic Old East Dallas. Irresistible dishes such as smoked tomatillo chilaquiles, the garden omelet, the ivy salad, and vegan alfredo line the menu and highlight herbs and vegetables harvested from the on-site garden. And it’s a great place to come for dogs with good manners.

District Dallas

Taking over the Addison location once occupied by Mercy Wine Bar, District offers a globally inspired menu of brunch, lunch, and dinner favorites that range from deviled eggs to lamb meatballs. And its outdoor patio is a nice place to enjoy a meal with your doggo.

Postino Deep Ellum

Located on Main Street in Deep Ellum, Postino Wine Cafe offers patio dining, a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients, and a robust list of wines from all over the globe. And you can’t beat the patio for dog friendly spots in the neighborhood.

Jaxon Beer Garden

This downtown spot offers great scenery and plenty of space to kick back with your dog and dine on Texas-style fare, such as bowl o’ red – Texas beef chili topped with cheese, corn chips, onion, sour cream, and pickled jalapeno served with cornbread and whipped butter.

The Box Garden at Legacy Hall

Food hall guests can dine at the Box Garden patio with their pets while relishing bites from nearly 20 food stalls and drinks from five bars. Purchase a homemade peanut butter puppuccino from Whisk and Eggs or a homemade peanut butter ice cream from Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream Co. for your pup to enjoy.

TEN50 BBQ

Boasting its central Texas “salt, pepper, smoke, and time” method, Ten50 BBQ keeps the menu simple and bellies full. Unwind on the patio with a brisket sandwich and your best furry friend at your feet.

Urban Rio Cantina & Grill

Urban Rio Cantina and Grill is a vibrant, two-story hot spot located at the southern end of historic downtown Plano. Any night of the week, the patio is filled with revelers indulging in scratch Mexican-style dishes and a drink of the month.

Dive Coastal Cuisine

The fresh, flavor-packed menu of Dive Coastal Cuisine in Snider Plaza features local organic produce and seasonal seafood items for every palate. The customizable menu makes it easy for guests to modify just about any dish. Take in the scenery from the patio with crab cakes and the cocktail of your choice with your pet.

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