The 15 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Baltimore, MD

Are you looking for some great food and beer at a restaurant with a dog-friendly environment? Here they are! We've scoped out all of the best dog-friendly restaurants and bars in Baltimore.


Have you ever wondered if there are pet-friendly restaurants in Baltimore? Well, you're in luck! There are tons of restaurants, bars, and breweries all around the city with pet-friendly patios. You can bring your pup to join in on the fun while you try out some of the best eateries in town!

But before we jump into our restaurant list, make sure you also check out the best dog parks and off-leash areas in Baltimore, MD. We'll give you the low down about each park and what they have to offer you and your lovable canine.

And if you need to find any local pet care professionals… we've got you covered there too! Click here to find the best dog walkers, cat sitters, and pet sitters in town! No matter what you need for your precious pup, we've got your back!

So now… let's get onto the list!

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The Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Baltimore, MD:


  1. The Admiral's Cup
  2. Atwater's at Belvedere Square Market
  3. Blue Pit BBQ
  4. Bmore Licks
  5. Cinghiale
  6. DogWatch Tavern
  7. Kooper's Tavern
  8. Loch Bar
  9. Maggie's Farm
  10. Miss Shirley's Cafe
  11. Oliver Brewing Co.
  12. Patterson Perk
  13. Pratt Street Ale House
  14. Riptide By the Bay
  15. The Smoking Swine

The Admiral's Cup — Fells Point

The Admiral's Cup is a fun, dog-friendly bar and restaurant located in the Fells Point neighborhood. This place loves pups so much, they actually host a "Drink With Your Dog" event where they'll not only give you drink discounts, but they even offer free doggy portraits! On top of that, they also have live music, plenty of beers and wines, and a lot of delicious bar food options.

Atwater's at Belvedere Square Market — Mid-Govans

Atwater's at Belvedere Square Market is a dog-friendly restaurant and market. They specialize in "farm to table" menu items—using only locally sourced, fresh ingredients. This pet-friendly restaurant offers outdoor seating so that your dog can join you while you enjoy some of their refreshingly light treats.

Blue Pit BBQ — Hampden/Woodberry

Blue Pit BBQ has over 100 American whiskeys and quite a large selection of beers available. This dog-friendly bar has plenty of outdoor patio seating for you and your pup. And they'll even provide your dog with their own water bowl. This restaurant and bar was also voted "Best BBQ" in the Baltimore Sun Reader's Poll in 2021. Trust me; if you like barbeque and want to bring your dog with you, this is the place to go!

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Bmore Licks — Canton

Bmore Licks is a dog-friendly, family-friendly ice cream shop in Canton. This family-owned business serves over 100 different flavors of ice cream, plus milkshakes, sundaes, and more! And don't worry… when you bring your precious pooch, they'll actually get some ice cream of their own. Bmore Licks makes a special dog-friendly ice cream with a variety of flavors for you to pick for your little furbaby.

Cinghiale — Little Italy

Cinghiale is known as "Baltimore's best Italian restaurant & wine bar in the Inner Harbor featuring an award-winning wine list, handmade pasta, seafood, and local ingredients." This classy Italian restaurant will have you coming back for more. Not only will you love their food, wine, and desserts, but you'll love that your puppy can sit with you on their outdoor pet-friendly patio.

DogWatch Tavern — Fells Point

DogWatch Tavern is a dog-friendly bar and restaurant with tons of drinks, happy hour specials, and even bar games like pinball and skeeball. But they won't leave your dog out of the fun. Your pup will get their own water bowl and free treats. And they can sit with you on the pet-friendly patio. You can enjoy some of their appetizers, wings, burgers, or even weekend brunch items with your favorite canine right by your side.

Kooper's Tavern — Fells Point

Kooper's Tavern "is a Classic American establishment [who specializes] in only the freshest seafood, meats, poultry & produce, along with an extensive beer and wine selection." This restaurant and bar is both family-friendly and dog-friendly. And is known for having "one of the Must-Try Burgers Across the Country!" They serve lunch, dinner, and even brunch! All of that, plus dog-friendly outdoor seating… Who wouldn't love this place?

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Loch Bar — Harbor East

Loch Bar is a beautifully sophisticated bar and restaurant that overlooks the Inner Harbor and the Four Seasons Hotel. "Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern and whiskey bar… featuring one of the region's largest raw bars." In addition to all that, this restaurant offers live music, plus pet-friendly patio seating.

Maggie's Farm — Beverly Hills

Maggie's Farm is a dog-friendly bar and restaurant with southern farm-style meals made from fresh ingredients. But that's not all… You can also get steaks, burgers, and even seafood here. The variety of menu items means there's always something for everyone. And they provide pet-friendly patio seating during the summer months.

Miss Shirley's Cafe — Inner Harbor

Miss Shirley's Cafe is a dog-friendly cafe with multiple locations. Three out of four of their cafes provide a peaceful, pet-friendly patio for your pup to sit right next to you. This place is known for its incredible brunch menu, "mornin' cocktails," and delicious lunches. All made with fresh ingredients. And they even offer some vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Oliver Brewing Co. — Claremont-Freedom

Oliver Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly brewery with a great selection of beers on draft and nitro pulls. Since 1993, they've been creating "distinctive American ales inspired by traditional brewing methods." You can bring your dog along for the visit to try out some of their unique, delicious brews.

Patterson Perk — Canton

Patterson Perk is a dog-friendly coffee shop located right next to Patterson Park in Canton. You'll love their delicious paninis, fresh baked goods, and specialty espresso drinks. And your pup will love their free doggy treat, and the peaceful outdoor patio. Once you're done hanging out here, you can go for a stroll through Patterson Park to top off your doggy fun day.

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Pratt Street Ale House — Inner Harbor

Pratt Street Ale House is a sophisticated restaurant and bar with beautiful decor and outdoor seating, where you can bring your pup with you. They offer draft and bottled beers, wines, cocktails, plus amazing burgers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts! And there's more than enough space on the outdoor patio, so you can always bring your pup with you.

Riptide By the Bay — Fells Point

Riptide By the Bay is a dog-friendly restaurant and bar located right by the water. They are known for their crab, sandwiches, salmon, wings, and small plate dishes. And don't forget about their brunch menu with bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas, and Rail Cocktails. Your pup will enjoy the pet-friendly patio, and you can enjoy the talented live music.

The Smoking Swine — Reed Bird Island

The Smoking Swine is known as "Baltimore's home of traditional American BBQ." It is said that their brisket can't be beaten, and their mac & cheese is the best in Baltimore. The owner is very passionate about making quality food in a welcoming environment. And of course, canines are always welcome too!

Your pup can join you while you munch on some of their barbeque and coleslaw because this company operates right out of a food truck. So whether they're at a festival, or catering an event, being outdoors means that Fido can go with you wherever you eat The Smoking Swine's food.

It's time to make it a dog date in Baltimore!

Baltimore has loads of fantastic pet-friendly restaurants to choose from! As long as they have an outdoor patio, most restaurants these days will let you bring your sweet pup with you to sit right by your side. So the next time you're going out on the town with friends and family, make sure you bring your furry best friend with you!

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