Need a great place to eat where you can bring your dog in Tucson, AZ? You’re in luck! We’ll tell you all about the best pet-friendly eateries in town.
Hey Tucson! Are you ready to get your grub on? How about finding a delicious restaurant where your pup is actually allowed to come with you? Don’t believe me that it’s possible? If you read this article, you will be pleasantly surprised.
As the pet parenting trend grows in the United States, more and more restaurants are providing pet-friendly patios where your dog can sit right by your side while you join friends and family members to go out to eat. And don’t worry, your dog doesn’t have to be a service animal. As long as your pup is well-behaved, these restaurants will welcome your canine with open arms!
But don’t just pick any old place with outdoor seating. Check out this list below to find out which restaurants are the dog-friendliest with the most delicious menu items. And with such a wide variety of cuisines listed here, you’re sure to find something that you like.
Interested in more dog-friendly activities? Tucson has some awesome dog parks and hikes for active pet parents. There are also plenty of beautiful green spaces for you and your furry best friend to enjoy all around the city.
And don’t forget about finding some great local pet care for all of your fur baby’s needs. Click here to find the best dog walkers, cat sitters, pet groomers, and more. Tucson loves its pets, and they prove it with all that this city provides.
Now if you’re ready for some great food in a pet-friendly setting… let’s check out this list!
The 17 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Tucson, AZ:
- Baja Cafe
- Barrio Brewing Company
- Bisbee Breakfast Club
- Borderlands Brewing Company
- Caffe Torino Ristorante Italiano
- The Coronet
- Ghini’s French Caffe
- La Cocina
- Magpie’s Gourmet Pizza + Wings
- MotoSonora Brewery
- The Monica
- Poco & Mom’s Cantina
- Raging Sage Coffee Roasters
- Renee’s Organic Oven
- Saguaro Corners Restaurant & Bar
Baja Cafe — Broadway Northeast
Baja Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant that serves classic Southwestern cuisine for breakfast and lunch. They provide a cozy, pet-friendly outdoor patio with the traditional Arizona vibe. Baja Cafe actually has two other dog-friendly locations as well. And they love dogs so much that they actually support local animal care centers and humane societies.
Barrio Brewing Company — Downtown
Barrio Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Tucson that serves up to 12 handcrafted brews on tap at any given time. Not only do they have superb beers, but they also provide amazing burgers, tacos, chicken tenders, paninis, and more. Their indoor space is large and welcoming, and their outdoor patio is pet-friendly. It’s the perfect spot to kick back after a long day’s work.
Bisbee Breakfast Club — Northwest Tucson
The Bisbee Breakfast Club is a dog-friendly restaurant that started in Bisbee, AZ, and now has multiple locations around Arizona. They serve breakfast, lunch, drinks, booze, and desserts. And their motto is: “A bit of Bisbee… in your neighborhood.” Bisbee, AZ is known for being a funky, hippie mountain town with great food, coffee, and bars. And now Bisbee Breakfast Club wants to bring that same vibe and flare to the rest of Arizona. And while you’re enjoying your food and drinks, you can bring your furry best friend with you to sit by your side on the pet-friendly patio.
Borderlands Brewing Company — Downtown
Borderlands Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery and restaurant that actually allows canines to come inside the taproom, as long as they remain on-leash. It also has a super nice pet-friendly patio with several Palo Verde trees, and a cozy atmosphere where your dog can sit with you while you enjoy a cold one and some delicious, upscale bar food.
Caffe Torino Ristorante Italiano — Canada Hills
In the mood for some great Italian food? Check out the Caffè Torino Ristorante Italiano. They offer great food, a relaxing atmosphere, and a large, outdoor pet-friendly patio. “All the food is prepared daily with the freshest and best ingredients available. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our dining rooms or on the beautiful patio overlooking the Santa Catalina Mountains.”
The Coronet — Barrio Libre
The Coronet is a dog-friendly restaurant and bar with a gorgeous pet-friendly outdoor patio area. This beautiful, European-styled restaurant used to be located within The Coronado Hotel, but relocated back in 2019 to the old Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant location. “The harmony of inspired collaboration is evident on the plate and on the palate. The meats are all sustainable and considerately sourced, the seafood always on the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s seafood watch list of best choices.”
Dogs-N-Donuts — Broadway Northeast
Dogs-N-Donuts is an adorable pet-friendly donut shop and bakery that loves dogs so much, it has a doggy theme! “Dogs-N-Donuts began with a hope to bring people and their pets together with delicious, healthy, and organic treats.” This quaint restaurant allows you to bring your pup inside, so you can enjoy your dessert, and your pup can enjoy their special treat… while all dining altogether.
Ghini’s French Caffe — Campus Farm
Ghini’s French Caffe is a dog-friendly restaurant with French cuisines for breakfast and lunch. This delicious eatery provides a pet-friendly patio for its furry guests and their human companions to enjoy each other’s company. You’ll find dishes here like soups with calamari, eggs provencal, and blackened ahi salad.
La Cocina — Downtown
La Cocina, nicknamed LaCo Tucson, is a dog-friendly Mexican Cantina with a pet-friendly outdoor patio. “Located in the heart of the Historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson and tucked inside the walls of Old Town Artisans, you will find the beautiful courtyard restaurant that is LaCo Tucson.” You’ll love the authentic Mexican food, and the dog-loving atmosphere.
Magpie’s Gourmet Pizza + Wings — Downtown
Magpie’s Gourmet Pizza + Wings is a dog-friendly pizzeria with delicious beers, wines, calzones, subs, and of course… pizzas! They provide pet-friendly patio seating for you and your little fur baby to enjoy together. And you can try out one of their specialty pizzas, or you can create your own.
The Monica — Downtown
If you are looking for a great brunch (or really any meal) - The Monica is your spot! Their dog-friendly patio is very popular with our readers and for good reason!
MotoSonora Brewery — South
MotoSonora has one of the best tap rooms and beer gardens in all of Tucson! They even have a "ruff zone" for your pups to run around with other friendly dogs while you enjoy a cold one. Sounds perfect to us!
Poco & Mom’s Cantina — Santa Fe Square
Poco & Mom’s Cantina is another great dog-friendly Mexican restaurant in Tucson, AZ. This adorable adobe-style restaurant fits in perfectly with the Arizona vibes. They offer a nice variety of alcoholic drinks, a pet-friendly patio, and all of the great, authentic Mexican food we all love! Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner… you won’t be disappointed. And they even have some New Mexican dishes you can try.
Raging Sage Coffee Roasters — Campbell Ave.
Raging Sage is all about community (and amazing coffee!). Their dog-friendly spot on Campbell Avenue is sure to leave you and your pup smiling.
Renee’s Organic Oven — Tanque Verde Shopping Center
Renee’s Organic Oven is a dog-friendly bistro that serves delicious light dishes like their apple, walnut & goat cheese salad… as well as comfort foods like pizza, pasta, and warm & toasty sandwiches. Their menu has an Italian flare, while still having their own special twist of organic ingredients. And don’t forget to add one of their decadent desserts plus your favorite wine with your dinner.
Saguaro Corners Restaurant & Bar — Rincon Mountain
If you are looking for some amazing Rincon Mountain views in an unpretentious spot, Saguaro Corners is your spot! Be sure to also bring your appetite here!
Zinburger — Catalina Foothills
Zinburger is a dog-friendly restaurant with gourmet burgers, plus wings, salads, chicken sandwiches, pies, shakes, and even specialty cocktails! This place has a little something for everyone, and the atmosphere is great! With a beautiful pet-friendly outdoor patio, and a modern interior vibe, you’ll love coming here with friends and family over and over.
Dog-Friendly Tucson, AZ
Can you believe just how many different and amazing dog-friendly restaurants there are in Tucson? This town is booming with pet-friendly activities, and more than enough food options for everyone to find their favorite thing! Now it’s time for you to pick up your pup, hop in the car, and drive over to your new favorite brunch, lunch, or dinner spot.
For more articles about dog-friendly activities and pet-parenting advice, check out the Blog at LocalPetCare.com.