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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sanford to Enjoy with your Furry Friend

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Picture a day filled with good food, weather, and cocktails  with your pup by your side—does it get any better? Lucky for you, restaurants in Sanford are some of  the most pet-friendly in the Orlando area. Which means there’s no shortage of spots to bring your pup. 

If you’re in search of delicious restaurants that’ll welcome you and your dog with open arms, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up the best restaurants in Sanford to dine with your furry friends. 

Picture soaking up warm Florida weather, sipping on a cocktail, with your pup by your side. At Wop’s Hops Brewing Company & Kitchen this can be a reality. Grab a glass of wine or one of their fresh ale’s and enjoy time wiht your pup in their dog-friendly beer garden. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Friday |  12:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 12:00pm–12:00am
Sunday | 12:00pm–8:00pm

📍 419 Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

The Breezeway Restaurant & Bar might just win the prize for best outdoor dining area—perfect for you and your furry friends. Read through their long surf ‘n’ turf, grab a drink,  and relax on their charming open air patio. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm

📍 112 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

Traveling to Germany with your dog might sound impossible, but Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe just made that a whole lot easier for you. This authentic German restaurant is serving up delicious food, drinks, and a beer garden you and your pup can enjoy.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 201-205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

Soups, salads, and sandwiches make up the menu at The Corner Cafe. This bistro is the perfect pet-friendly spot to grab a light bite to eat then walk the streets of downtown Sanford with your furry friend. Not sure where to start on the menu, try their signature french onion soup in a bread bowl. Yummy!

Monday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–3:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 101 W 1st St STE A, Sanford, FL 32771

Did someone say Belgium waffles and bottomless mimosas? Buster’s Bistro is one of the best restaurants for brunch in Sanford, Florida. They’re famous for their authentic Belgium waffles and bottomless mimosas. The best part, your furry friends can join you! 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Friday |  4:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–12:00am

📍 300 Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

Gators Riverside Grille is a fully outdoor restaurant known for their good atmosphere and even better seafood. Whether you drive up by car or boat, you and your furry friends are sure to love this local favorite. 

Monday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm

📍 4255 Peninsula Point, Sanford, FL 32771

Live music, 50 beers on tap, and a pet-friendly beer garden—it doesn’t get much better than Celery City Craft Beer Garden. This cozy beer garden has both indoor and outdoor spaces, and are known for their daily events like trivia, bingo, and open mic nights. 

Monday | 11:00am–12:00am
Tuesday | 11:00am–12:00am
Wednesday | 11:00am–12:00am
Thursday | 11:00am–12:00am
Friday | 11:00am–2:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–2:00am
Sunday | 0:00pm–0:00pm

📍 114 S Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

Are you and your pets early risers? Kickstart your morning with a stroll around Sanford’s city square, then grab breakfast at The Colonial Room. This cozy restaurant gives us major small town vibes—being the only place you can come for food and leave as family. 

Monday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Tuesday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Wednesday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Thursday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Friday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Saturday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–2:00pm

📍 105 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

Pizza and pups—two of our favorite things. At Riverwalk Pizzeria they’re serving up unbeatable pizza that you can enjoy in a pet-friendly atmosphere. Grab a slice, a beer from Blue Springs Brewing, and enjoy the outdoor space with your furry friend.

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 5040 FL-46 #1102, Sanford, FL 32771

There’s no sweeter treat than enjoying dessert with your pup by your side. At Wondermade you can grab ice cream or step out of the box, trying one of their unique flavored marshmallows that can be toasted on a stick, in a s’more, or on top of a warm cup of hot chocolate. 

Monday | 1:00pm–9:00pm
Tuesday | 1:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 1:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 1:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 1:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–9:00pm

📍 214 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

Maru Sushi & Grill is a Japanese fusion restaurant serving unique sushi rolls, appetizers, and cocktails in style. Their outdoor patio is pet-friendly and is the perfect spot dine with your dog during the cooler Florida months. 

Monday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9pm
Tuesday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9pm
Wednesday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9pm
Thursday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9pm
Friday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 400 N Entrance Rd, Sanford, FL 32771

Calling all Vietnamese food lovers! Le’s Pho is one of many hidden gem found in Sanford, Florida. This modern, bright restaurant is known for it’s authentic Vietnamese foods the locals rave about like buns and pho—much like the name suggests! 

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 5040 W State Rd 46 Suite 1114, Sanford, FL 32771

Stop by Ellen’s Wine Room to sip on fine wine and beer in  a cozy atmosphere. If you’ve been her before, no worries. With their monthly rotating wine list, every visit is guaranteed to be a different tasting experience.

On top of their long wine tasting list, they also offer fun events and classes—the crowd favorite being their wine glass painting class. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 440 Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

Jimotti’s Restaurant is a Japanese style tapas restaurant know for their weekly deals, like the popular ramen Wednesday’s, and their unbeatable happy hour from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Trust us, you won’t want to miss it. If you’re feeling adventurous, make sure to try one of their very rare imported Japanese local beers.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 2545 S French Ave, Sanford, FL 32773

Whether you’re craving breakfast, lunch, or dinner Patio Grill is the perfect pet-friendly spot for you and your pup. If you’re not sold yet, their breakfast buffet or unbeatable happy hour offered Monday through Friday, 3:00pm-7:00pm might just do it. How could you pass that up?

Monday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–10:00pm

📍 2900 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL 32773

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sanford

Sanford is full of restaurants that’ll welcome you and your furry friends with open arms. Are you trying out one of these dog-friendly spots? If so, follow us @StuffToDoInOrlando and tag us in you and your dog’s Sanford adventures. 

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer is an Arizona native, currently living her best life in Orlando, Florida. She’s passionate about hunting down and sharing all things her beautiful city has to offer. Making the hidden Florida gems accessible to everyone! You can find her exploring Orlando with a camera in hand, typing away in a local coffee shop, or in a packed car heading to the beach.

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