Dogs are some of the best companions we can have by our sides. Sometimes, we wish we could bring them wherever we go. While you probably couldn’t take your dog to the local store or an outdoor restaurant years ago, numerous companies are starting to ease up on pet restrictions. In Phoenix, there is no shortage of fun exciting restaurants you can bring your dog to. If you’re planning on bringing your four legged friend to your next dinner outing, check out these popular pet-friendly restaurants in Phoenix!
The holiday season is almost upon us, which means it is time to search for some gifts for your friends and family members! If you know someone who loves dining out in Phoenix, consider giving them a virtual GiftYa card! GiftYa cards can be applied toward a number of different restaurants around Phoenix, including the ones we featured in this article. Whether your friend is in the mood for some sushi or slices of pizza, they can take their virtual GiftYa card with them to their favorite restaurants.
1651 E Camelback Rd | Phoenix | duckanddecanter.com
Since 1972, Duck & Decanter has served as a premier destination for some of Phoenix’s best sandwiches. On the deli menu, you will find delicious options such as the Black Forest Bacon & Egg Burrito, Albacore Tuna sandwich, and Marinated Roasted Chicken salad. Wine and beer is also available to enjoy alongside your meal.
Once you place your order, you can sit outside with your dog while you enjoy your meal. If you managed to save room for dessert, check out their dessert menu! Homemade fudge, brownies, and cakes await you once you are finished with the main course.
“D&D never fails. It's the perfect sandwich every single time. Perfect consistency. It's been there for years, family owned and perfect outside with live music on the weekend.” - Yelp Review
7213 E 1st Ave | Scottsdale | hulasmoderntiki.com
Offering branches in both Scottsdale and Uptown Phoenix, Hula’s Modern Tiki is a restaurant that is not to be missed. At both locations, you will find menus filled with dishes inspired by Polynesian and American dishes.
Want to start your meal off with an appetizer? Try the Island Style Poke or the Hawaiin Lobster Bisque. As for the main dishes, the restaurant’s most popular options include the Jawaiian Jerk Pork Plate and the Teriyaki Ribeye Steak. Fresh burgers and sandwiches also await you, and come with your choice of sweet potato fries, house-cut fries, macaroni salad, slaw or a caesar salad. Bowls, salads, and tacos are also on the menu and are sure to leave you filled and satisfied.
“Started off with a Lilikoi Margarita which was very tasty. I ordered some appetizers Spicy Edamame and crispy fish bites which were both amazing! I ordered the JAWAIIAN JERK PORK PLATE (marinated, grilled and sliced pork, jerk sauce, plantains, rice, mango salsa, jamaican johnny cakes). I was in heaven.” - Yelp Review
105 W Portland St | Phoenix | fezoncentral.com
At FEZ, you can expect to walk into a vibrant and electric atmosphere where you will be treated to some of the best cuisine in Phoenix. If you’re coming with friends, we recommend sharing the FEZ feta fries or chicken strips. As for your main dish, you have a variety of tacos, burritos, burgers, sandwiches, and salads to choose from. Under the savory signatures section, filling dishes like the protein punch plate, go green pasta, and arroz con tu favorita are also available.
“Really impressed with their COVID distancing and sanitary practices when we dined in. Staff wearing masks, tables at safe distances and felt very clean. Curry with chicken was yum too!” - Yelp Review
2801 N 15th Ave | Phoenix | greatburgeraz.com
For a relaxed and casual dining spot where you can enjoy some high-quality food alongside your favorite four-legged friend, head to the Original Hamburger Works. Situated on North 15th Avenue, the Original Hamburger Works offers delicious and inventive burgers, sandwiches, fries, and more.
Some of the Original Hamburger Works’ burger options include the Classic Burger, Bacon Cheese Burger, Hawaiian Burger, and Fiesta Burger. You can also purchase a burger by the pound. For instance, the Super Great One is filled with over a pound of beef while the Great Big One is filled with half a pound of hamburger. Zesty sides such as onion rings and potato wedges are also available to enjoy alongside your main dish.
“I ordered the classic which came with cheese, bacon and mushrooms. The mushrooms are excellent and the burger was so tasty! I got mine without the bun but may opt in for the extra carbs next time because they looked so good!” - Yelp Review
10626 N 32nd St | Phoenix | 32shea.com
Since 2011, Phoenix locals have flocked to 32 Shea for its delicious food and stunning outdoor porch. The unique energy that the outdoor patio offers can be attributed to its overarching trees, cacti, and industrial steel fencing. Seeing some friendly dogs can also brighten anyone’s mood. Every Saturday, 32 Shea hosts Yappy Hour where local pet businesses can come celebrate the city’s canine members. As for the food, you can stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Hearty sandwiches, salads, soups, and entrees await you!
“32 Shea excels at friendly service, which I've received every time I've come (and I've been there probably at least 7-10 times in the past few months). Heck, the service is even top-notch in the drive-thru! It's clear that they have a specific culture they're trying to garner and it really is fantastic.” - Yelp Review
10810 N Tatum Blvd, Suite 126 | Phoenix | ohsobrewery.com
O.H.S.O. Brewery + Distillery offers numerous branches around Arizona, including Phoenix. Whether you stop by for brunch or dinner, you are sure to be delighted by the appetizing food selection that O.H.S.O on Tatum Blvd offers. For brunch, you can find savory options like the Chorizo Egg Skillet or the Salmon Avocado Toast. On the dinner menu, you will find hearty options like the Hot Pastrami sandwich or BBQ Burger.
“The meals were just awesome, I had the Salmon with green beans and heirloom carrots. Wife had chicken sandwich and mac del mar (shrimp mac and cheese) Daughter had brisket mac. All the meals were flavorful and cooked to perfection.” - Yelp Review
102 N Old Litchfield Rd | Litchfield Park | oldpueblocafe.com
Located in Litchfield Park, The Old Pueblo Cafe & Pub is known for its authentic Sonoran-style Mexican food. During nights when the weather is warm and temperate, you can sit on the restaurant’s climate-controlled outdoor patio. Appetizing meal selections such as the Shrimp Tacos, Chimichanga, and Enchilada Dinner are perfect for enjoying alongside your canine friend. Along with its authentic Mexican dishes, The Old Pueblo Cafe & Pub also offers American fare such as sliders, chicken fingers, and wings. If you’re into live music, check the restaurant’s website to see when some of their house bands, such as Jeordie or Los Gringos, stop by to provide live music.
“The Carne Asada was so flavorful and overflowing inside the burrito. The Chile Relleno was nice and cheesy with just that hint of heat from the Chile. Although you don't normally talk about the "sides" ala rice & beans...these are incredible! Don't know how they do it, but they do every time!” - Yelp Review
Phoenix offers a wide variety of restaurants and cafes perfect for bringing your canine friend to. Which ones are you planning to visit in the future? Let us know in the comments!