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11 Summertime Dog Friendly Restaurants on the Eastside

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Two of the greatest things about Austin is the food and how dog-friendly the city is. With so many dog lovers and owners, it’s only helpful for us to share what we know!

What’s a good meal if you can’t bring your best furry friend? Find the best of both worlds at these dog friendly restaurants on the Eastside. There’s even a few East Austin ย breweries you can check out as well!

Hanks offers a large, covered patio extending across the front of the entire restaurant all the way from the bar to the cafรฉ. 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, ย Hanks has you covered!

๐Ÿ—“ SUNโ€“THU | 8AMโ€“9PM
๐Ÿ—“ FRI & SAT | 8AMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ“ 5811 Berkman Dr, Austin, TX 78723ย 

If you haven’t had a Lou’s milkshake, you must! This entire 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.

๐Ÿ—“ย MON-SUN | 8AMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ“ 1900 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

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!

๐Ÿ—“ TUEโ€“THU | 4PMโ€“12AM
๐Ÿ—“ย FRI & SAT | 11AMโ€“12AM
๐Ÿ—“ย SUN | 11AMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ“ 4824 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702ย 

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!

๐Ÿ—“ WED & THU | 3PMโ€“8PM
๐Ÿ—“ FRIโ€“SUN | 12PMโ€“8PM

๐Ÿ“ 2400 E Cesar Chavez St #300, Austin, TX 78702

Contigo offers some of the best views and the best vibes with almost entirely outdoor seating. From classic food favorites to specialty drinks, there’s something for everyone, including your pup!ย 

๐Ÿ—“ SUNโ€“THUR | 4PMโ€“9PM
๐Ÿ—“ FRI & SAT | 4PMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ“2027 Anchor Ln, Austin, TX 78723ย 

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!

๐Ÿ—“ Every Day | 11AMโ€“12AM

๐Ÿ“ย 2310 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Southern Heights’ taproom is fun, funky, and welcoming for the whole group, including you’re furry friend. They are one of the few spots in Austin that allows dogs 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!

๐Ÿ—“ WED & THU | 3PMโ€“8PM
๐Ÿ—“ FRI | 3PMโ€“9PM
๐Ÿ—“ SAT | 12PMโ€“9PM
๐Ÿ—“ SUN | 12PMโ€“7PM

๐Ÿ“ 6014 Techni Center Dr ste 2-101, Austin, TX 78721ย 

We shouldn’t have to choose between a day at the pool and our dogs! East Austin Hotel’s pool bar lets youย enjoy brunch, dinner, or drinks poolside while you soak up the summer sun with your pup.

๐Ÿ—“ WEDโ€“SAT | 12PMโ€“9PM
๐Ÿ—“ SUN | 12PMโ€“6PM

๐Ÿ“ 1108 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702ย 

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!

๐Ÿ—“ TUEโ€“SUN | 12PMโ€“8PM

๐Ÿ“1201 Bastrop Hwy, Austin, TX 78742ย 

Cherrywood Coffeehouse offers a large, fenced-in, outdoor seating space for you and your pups to enjoy.ย 

They offer a selection of coffees, teas, craft beer, pastries, as well as a food menu.ย 

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!

๐Ÿ—“ Every Day | 7AMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ“1400 E 38th 1/2 St, Austin, TX 78722

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.

๐Ÿ—“ TUE-WED | 11AMโ€“9PM

๐Ÿ—“ THUR-SAT | 11AMโ€“10PM

๐Ÿ—“ย SUN | 11AMโ€“8PM


๐Ÿ“1701 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Stay Connected!

For more restaurants where your pup can have a good time too, be sure to check out our full Austin dog guide. And follow us onย  Instagram,ย Facebook, andย TikTokย  to see it all live.

Be sure to tag us @StuffToDoInAustin when you check out any of the dog friendly restaurants on the Eastside. Download the UNATION appย to find more awesome stuff to do in Austin!

Poonam Patel

Poonam Patel

Poonam is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austinย City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION appย and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram,ย Facebook, and YouTube.

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