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9 Must Visit Dog Friendly Restaurants and More in St. Pete

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St. Petersburg is one of the most dog friendly neighborhoods in Tampa Bay! Whether you are looking for a new spot to bring Fido or just want to do some dog watching, keep reading for the best dog friendly restaurants in St. Pete. 

Like the name suggests, the Dog Bar is a unique combination of an off leash dog park and a full service bar.   The dog park is over 4,500 square feet of fenced off-leash fun for your pup, designed with Astroturf for a cleaner and more comfortable play surface. The Dog Bar is all about the dogs and requires all doggy patrons to have a membership to help ensure that all of the pups are healthy and nonaggressive.

📍2300 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33712

As the initials suggest, PAW is one of the most dog friendly breweries in St. Pete. Their mission is to brew doggone good beer and give back to the community by hosting events benefitting Pinellas County animal related charities. Our favorite of their beers is the Milk Bone. This sweet stout is the beer version of a café con leche!

📍1962 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Ferg’s is one of St. Pete’s largest sports bars, encompassing nearly two city blocks with over 90+ TVs and a dog park. Yes, you read that correctly, a sports bar with a dog park! Ferg’s Dog Park and Grill has an fenced area and a dog chow menu specifically for your pup. 

📍1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Red Mesa Mercado brings the urban drive-by dining style unique to the streets of Southern California and Mexico to St. Pete. Their quick, fresh take-out style Mexican food is a must try. The covered patio makes for the perfect outing with Fido!

📍1100 1st Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33705

The outdoor beer garden at Green Bench Brewing is the ultimate spot to enjoy a craft beer with your pup. They welcome pups, but ask that they remain on their leash. While at Green Bench Brewing, we recommend trying one of their light, refreshing beers, like the Sunshine City IPA.

📍1133 Baum Ave. N., St. Peterburg, FL 33705

At Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro, you can enjoy a tasty meal and the beautiful waterfront view with your pup at the St. Pete Marina. With a lunch, brunch, and dinner menu, this dog friendly restaurant in St. Pete is perfect for anytime of day.

📍300 2nd Ave., NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Bella Brava

If you’re craving Italian, Bella Brava is the spot for you! Their large outdoor space welcomes your dog companion and even brings out a bowl of water an Bella Brava branded bone for them. 

📍204 Beach Drive NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

3 Daughters Brewing is one of the most fun breweries in St. Pete! Their massive outdoor space often hosts live music and other fun events. 3 Daughters loves when you bring your four-legged friends!

📍222 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Parkshore Grill is one of the only upscale dog friendly restaurants in St. Pete. They have a specific Doggy Dining area with water bowls. While at Parkshore Grill, definitely give one of their steaks or fresh seafood dishes a try!

📍300 Beach Drive NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

More Dog Friendly Spots in Tampa Bay

We’re your place for all things dog-friendly! Now that you’ve discovered the best dog friendly restaurants in St. Pete, check out of our City Guides for more places to take your four-legged friend. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

Madison is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

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