Need some dog-friendly things to do in Omaha? How about going out to eat? Check out this list of the dog-friendliest restaurants in Omaha, NE.
Omaha is a great place to live with your favorite little furbaby. It's such a dog-friendly city, and there's always something to do and somewhere to go where you can bring your pup right along!
And if you're looking for some tasty, pet-friendly restaurants, we'll help you find the best ones. The good news for you is that most restaurants with outdoor patios will let you bring your dog with you, especially as the "furbaby" and "pet parent" trend continues to grow increasingly popular.
However, it's always good to double-check about that ahead of time. Plus, you may want to know which pet-friendly restaurants are the dog-friendliest! Check out the list below for the top dog-friendly eateries, coffee shops, and bars in Omaha… and a little insider information about each one.
Are you looking for other dog-friendly activities? How about visiting the best dog parks, off-leash areas, and dog-friendly parks in Omaha? There are more than enough parks to visit, and we'll help you find the best one to suit you and your unique pup's wants and needs.
And don't forget about the local pet care businesses. If you live in Omaha or are planning to move here, you'll want to know how to find the best dog walkers, cat sitters, pet groomers, and more! And we can help with that too. Just click the link, type in your zip code, and you'll find out just how many licensed and reputable pet care professionals are in your area.
The 13 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Omaha, NE:
- Amsterdam Falafel and Kabob
- Archetype Coffee
- Barchen Beer Garden
- The Benson Brewery
- Brickway Brewery & Distillery
- Infusion Brewing Company
- La Buvette Wine & Grocery
- Nite Owl
- Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
- Omaha Dog Bar
- Paradise Bakery & Cafe
- Tanner's Bar & Grill
- Zen Coffee Co.
Amsterdam Falafel and Kabob — Underwood Avenue
Amsterdam Falafel and Kabob is a dog-friendly restaurant that specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine. They also offer options for anyone looking for vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free meals. They offer a pet-friendly sidewalk patio for you and your pooch to sit together while you enjoy some of their delicious menu options.
Archetype Coffee — Midtown
Archetype Coffee is a pet-friendly coffee shop west of downtown Omaha. This coffee shop has two main focuses—quality coffee, and creating community. At the top of their "our values" page of their website, there is a quote by Isaiah Sheese, saying: "Coffee is about the community it creates." This quote in itself tells you quite a bit about this business. They love coffee, they love their customers, and they even welcome their furry, four-legged customers onto their outdoor patio.
Barchen Beer Garden — North Omaha
Barchen Beer Garden is a German-themed restaurant and bar that loves dogs, and lovingly welcomes them onto their large, outdoor patio. You can enjoy burgers and brews with your best human friends, and even with your best furry friend right by your side.
The Benson Brewery — Benson
The Benson Brewery is another dog-friendly brewery and restaurant. But these people take bar food to the next level. They offer burgers, wings, and fish & chips. But they also serve vegan meal options, and gluten-free meal options. When you see their food, you'll know the difference between a typical bar burger, and The Benson Brewery's gourmet burgers. Don't forget to bring your pup along and sit outside for some fresh air and relaxation together.
Brickway Brewery & Distillery — Old Market District
Brickway Brewery & Distillery is located in the Old Market District of downtown Omaha. It's a pet-friendly brewery with a "full-service bar offering a wide selection of tap beers, pub food, craft cocktails and martinis." They have a beautiful outdoor patio and beer garden that is the perfect spot to bring your favorite pooch for a drink, some chill time, and to enjoy some people watching.
Infusion Brewing Company — Benson
Infusion Brewing Company is a great place to grab some cold suds with your best buds! Located in Benson, NE, this awesome brewery has a pup-friendly outdoor atmosphere that will put a smile on anyone's, or any dog's, face!
La Buvette Wine & Grocery — Downtown
La Buvette Wine & Grocery is a dog-friendly wine bar and delicatessen with European influences. It's upscale and serves delicious foods you'll definitely want to try! They have a charming sidewalk patio where well-behaved pups are more than welcome to join their owners.
Nite Owl — Midtown
The Nite Owl is a dog-friendly bar and restaurant that only permits guests who are 21 or older… except for the pups, of course! Dogs of any age are allowed to join you on their relaxing outdoor patio. From gourmet cocktails to gourmet burgers, this eatery will have a little something for everyone. And no matter what you choose, you won't be disappointed.
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom — Oakview & Eagle Run
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is a regional chain pizzeria and bar with multiple locations around Omaha. Sadly, a couple of their locations have recently closed down. But thankfully, two are still holding strong! This delicious pizzeria offers many of their own signature dishes, or you can create your own! Their catchphrase is: "where pizza and beer are best friends." So bring your furbaby along to sit by your side while you enjoy a delicious pizza and brew.
Omaha Dog Bar — Dahlman
Omaha Dog Bar is a bar and dog park combo. Cool concept, right? There is a cost to bring your dog to this fenced-in dog park and bar, but on Tuesdays, it's half off! And for every $50 you spend at the bar, you get a free dog bath—normally costing you $15! Make sure to read their rules and requirements before stopping by. But this dog park is so joyful and fun, you'll think you're hanging out at a friend's backyard barbeque.
They have kiddie pools and artificial turf grass outside, and even an indoor dog-friendly space. The bar offers domestic and local craft beers, wines, hot drinks, cocktails, and mocktails. Plus food items from other local companies like Tasty Pizza, Veg.Edible, Culprit Cafe, and Bad Seed Coffee. This is definitely a dog-friendly spot that needs to be added to your list!
Paradise Bakery & Cafe — Central Omaha
Paradise Bakery & Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant and bakery with delicious pastries, bread, sandwiches, salads, soups, and numerous breakfast options. Their foods are delicious, and you can get hot chocolate, coffee, or tea as well. Dogs are welcome to sit with you on the outdoor patio. Just remember that there's no table service here. So you'll need to tie up your sweet pup first to go inside and order. Then you can sit outside and enjoy the meal together.
Tanner's Bar & Grill — West Omaha
Tanner's Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly bar and grill with great food, and a casual, laid-back atmosphere. They have a quote on their about page from Grampa Tanner saying: "Tanner's, not just another bar and grill, we're an approach to life." This bar started back in the 1980's and has always focused on both the quality of their product, and on their local community. Your furbaby is always welcome to join you at any of the Tanner's Bar & Grill locations on their outdoor pet-friendly patio.
Zen Coffee Co. — Downtown
Zen Coffee Co. is a pet-friendly coffee shop in downtown Omaha. Their motto is: "Good vibes. Great coffee. Amazing community." So many of the food and drink establishments in Omaha care about cultivating great community and relationships, and this coffee shop is no exception! Enjoy some specialty coffee or espresso drinks, pastries, and savory treats with your pooch by your side on their outdoor patio.
Make it a dog date in Omaha!
As you can see, this is just a taste of the many wonderful dog-friendly restaurants, bars, and breweries available to you and your precious pup in Omaha, NE. The only question is… Which one will you try first?
For more articles about dog-friendly activities and pet-parenting advice, check out the Blog at LocalPetCare.com.