Want to get your grub on with your furry best friend? Check out all the best pet-friendly restaurants in OKC!
Are you ready for a night out on the town? Do you wish you could bring your precious pooch with you? It's always sad leaving them at home to miss out on all the fun. But wait… you're in luck! There are tons of pet-friendly restaurants in Oklahoma City, OK.
As the "fur baby" and "pet parenting" trends continue to explode, this idea has also spilled over into our eateries. Tons of restaurants, bars, and breweries all over the country are catering more and more to the "parents" of furry children. That's right! These places are not only letting you bring your pup to sit by your side as you dine on their outdoor, pet-friendly patios. But these restaurants welcome dogs with open arms.
Some restaurants will even roll out the red carpet for our four-legged friends. They'll provide water bowls and sometimes treats. And some eateries go above and beyond by offering unique things like a doggy menu or even having their own small dog park—right there off the outdoor patio. Crazy, right? Or amazing!
But don't think this is all you can do in Oklahoma City with your dog. If you're looking for more dog-friendly activities, check out some of the best dog parks in OKC. You'll be surprised to see just how many there are. And what all they have to offer you and your precious pup.
And while you're at it, don't forget about finding the best local pet care businesses in town. Whether you're looking for a dog walker, cat sitter, pet groomer, or something else… You can click here to find all of the most highly-rated pet care businesses in OKC.
The 10 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Breweries, and Bars in Oklahoma City, OK:
- Cheever's Cafe
- Earl's Rib Palace
- Elemental Coffee
- Fassler Hall
- Fuzzy's Taco Shop
- Iguana Mexican Grill
- The Jones Assembly
- Kong's Cantina & Grill
- Louie's Grill & Bar
- Waffle Champion OKC
Cheever's Cafe — Jefferson Park
Cheever's Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant that serves gourmet southern and southwestern meals. You'll find things like quinoa avocado salads, Cheever's chicken fried steak, and ancho glazed salmon. Plus your typical burgers and sandwiches and appetizers. And if you show up for brunch, try out their stuffed french toast, fried chicken and waffles, or a breakfast burrito. And don't worry, Cheever's also serves wines, cocktails, and desserts. And you can enjoy it all on their outdoor pet-friendly patio.
Earl's Rib Palace — Lower Bricktown
Earl's Rib Palace is a dog-friendly restaurant. What do they serve here? The name says it all! Their motto on their website is: "Great barbecue is more than a good sauce. It's about the process and the people." If you're a barbecue lover, this is the place for you. Not only can you find your typical pulled pork sandwiches, brisket, and burnt ends... But you'll find some delicious specialty sides and salads, and you can even order meats by the pound. Try a little bit of everything while you dine on their outdoor dog-friendly patio with your favorite pup.
Elemental Coffee — Downtown
Did someone say coffee? If you're looking for a high-quality coffee house, you have found the right spot. Elemental Coffee not only serves your typical drip coffee, but you can find pour overs, French presses, and plenty of various espresso drinks and teas. On top of that, they even have quite the selection of food! You can try some of their delicious pastries, sandwiches, salads, or even something off the breakfast menu.
Do you have any dietary restrictions? No worries! They have plenty of food options that are gluten-free, vegetarian, or even vegan. Their bread and pastries come from three different bakeries: 30th Street and Market, Farrell Family Bread, and Big Sky Bread Company. And all of their teas come from Urban Teahouse. And not only will you love their indoor atmosphere, but you'll also enjoy their pet-friendly outdoor patio.
Fassler Hall — Downtown
Ready for an excellent German brew? Then check out Fassler Hall. This German-style bar and restaurant serves up a variety of beers, plus classic German foods like schnitzel and brats and typical bar food like sandwiches and burgers. And they even have a weekend brunch menu! Their dog-friendly beer garden has plenty of tables for everyone to enjoy sitting outside with their favorite pups. And it has a gorgeous view of the Oklahoma City skyline.
Fuzzy's Taco Shop — Bricktown
Fuzzy's Taco Shop might sound like a silly name, but this place has some pretty fantastic food. Their motto is: "Good vibes. Stellar food. Badass people." And who doesn't love Mexican food? Not only does this dog-friendly restaurant have an outdoor patio where your dog is allowed to join you. But they serve some pretty delicious foods like breakfast burritos, baja tacos, nachos, quesadillas, and more! They even offer gluten-free and dairy-free items. And specific meals just for kids.
Iguana Mexican Grill — Downtown
Speaking of Mexican food, if you're craving some great chips and salsa, you should also check out Iguana Mexican Grill. This dog-friendly Mexican restaurant serves some delicious starters and appetizers, taco salads, pork carnitas, chicken fajitas, and more! Whether you're looking for a specialty taco or a steak chimichurri, you will find it here. And no Mexican meal would be complete without a frozen margarita. Enjoy it all with your crazy canine right by your side on their pet-friendly outdoor patio.
The Jones Assembly — Downtown
If you're looking for some "refined regional cuisine," try out The Jones Assembly. You can find some great gourmet dishes with steak and shrimp, made with their own special twist. The Jones Assembly is known for its delicious food, variety of spirits, and live music events. Try a woodfired pizza, vegan Buddha bowl, or herb roasted chicken. Or maybe you'd rather stop by for brunch and get a croque madame, chilaquiles breakfast burrito, or even a savory ricotta hotcake. And, of course, they have a pet-friendly outdoor patio where you and your pooch can enjoy the fresh air and downtown scenery together.
Kong's Cantina & Grill — Midtown
Kong's Cantina & Grill puts "a new spin on Central American cuisine and cocktails." I think there's a bit of a pattern here. OKC loves their Latin American foods! "At our restaurant, we use only the freshest ingredients in all of our kitchens' made-to-order plates." Kong's Cantina & Grill uses only house-made tortillas. And they put their heart and soul into every dish and drink.
Louie's Grill & Bar — South Oklahoma City
Louie's Grill and Bar is a dog-friendly restaurant and bar located in South Oklahoma City. "At Louie's, we like to serve up lunch and dinner with fun times and great friends." This restaurant prides itself on having a casual, welcoming atmosphere. And a wide variety of affordable meal options. You can choose from options like burgers, sandwiches, tacos, wings, and even grilled salmon or a healthy salad.
Waffle Champion OKC — Midtown
The Waffle Champion OKC is a popular dog-friendly eatery in midtown Oklahoma City. They are open Tuesday through Sunday from 7 am - 2 pm. But they have a special "Waffle Window" on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 pm - 12 am. At Waffle Champion OKC, you can sit on their outdoor pet-friendly patio with your furry best friend at your side. And enjoy a meal like French toast, chicken and waffles, or a bacon, egg, and cheddar scrambler. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, try one of their famous "waffle sandwiches!"
Food and Dogs in the OKC
Can you believe just how many excellent restaurants there are in Oklahoma City that will let you bring your crazy canine to eat out with you? And this list is only the beginning. From bbq to tacos and pizza to gourmet sandwiches, it's hard to know where to start. To find out which restaurant will be your new favorite, I guess you'll have to try them all!
For more great articles about dog-friendly activities and pet-parenting advice, check out the Blog at LocalPetCare.com.