Two of the greatest things about Austin are the food and the dog friendly spots. With so many dog lovers and owners, we’re here to share our favorite dog friendly restaurants in Eastside! What’s a good meal if you can’t bring your best furry friend? Here you’ll find the best of both worlds! BTW! There’s even a few East Austin breweries you can check out as well!
Dog Friendly Restaurants in Austin That Our Pups Love
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1. Hank's Austin
Hanks offers a large, covered patio extending across the front of the entire restaurant all the way from the bar to the café. Whether you’re looking for a dog friendly restaurant in Austin to drink coffee and get work done or to grab a cocktail with friends, Hanks has you covered!
2. Lou's Eastside
If you haven’t had a Lou’s milkshake, you must! This entire Austin outdoor restaurant has plenty of areas for a dog to sit back and relax as you enjoy a casual meal. Not to mention, they have late night happy hour too if your little baby doesn’t like the heat.
3. Central Machine Works
This East Austin space was originally used during and post WWII to build airplane and industrial parts. Now, several decades later, it is a popular beer hall and brewery!
Central Machine Works kept the industrial feel with modern decor and a ginormous outdoor patio space. It is the perfect spot to hang with your pet, and they can even come inside with you!
4. Blue Owl Brewing
For the past five years, Blue Owl Brewing has brought Austin clean and balanced sour beers. Their tasting room allows for every Austinite to find their perfect drink to enjoy with friends and dogs!
Midwestern and Northeastern inspired comfort food and beer. Haymaker is the perfect place to grab a bite and hang out for a while, with your pup or people. They also have sweet happy hour specials every day of the week!
We are convinced it is a requirement for Haymaker staff to LOVE dogs because they all do, which makes this spot all the better!
6. Southern Heights Brewery
Southern Heights’ taproom is fun, funky, and welcoming for the whole group, including your furry friend. They are one of the few spots in Austin that is dog friendly inside the building!
They bring some of the freshest ale to East Austin. with seasonal and exclusive beers. In our opinion, they offer some of the best brews the Austin beer scene has!
7. Pool Bar at East Austin Hotel
We shouldn’t have to choose between a day at the pool and our dogs! East Austin Hotel’s pool bar lets you enjoy brunch, dinner, or drinks poolside while you soak up the summer sun with your pup.
8. Hi Sign Brewing
This microbrewery is home to a spacious, grassy backyard perfect for the whole woofing family. Pints are made for sharing and the acre property is made for time talking!
9. Cherrywood Coffeehouse
Cherrywood Coffeehouse offers a large, fenced-in, outdoor seating space for you and your pups to enjoy.
They offer a selection of coffees, teas, craft beer, pastries, as well as a food menu.
Go during the day and get some work done and bring your pup along or stop in one evening to grab a beer and hang out with friends and of course all the dogs!
10. Zilker Brewing
Zilker tends to have plenty of dogs for your pet to make friends with, and somehow all seem to always be so chill on the patio. Let your dog lay out while you enjoy a cold beer.