Top 10 Dog-Friendly Restaurants In Seattle, Washington

dog friendly restaurants in seattle

When you think of Seattle, coffee is probably the first thing that comes into mind. But the city is so much more than that; home to a trove of pristine beaches, scenic hiking trails like that of Green Lake and Burke Gilman Trail; there are endless things to do in the beloved city. Catch an exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, go shopping at the Pike Place Market or ride the Iconic Great Wheel. Food adventures are also aplenty, from street doughnuts to night bars, Seattle is a town to eat, but what if you have a dog you want to bring along? Fret not, for our curated list of dog-friendly restaurants in Seattle has got you covered.

1. Ristorante Picolinos

This dog-friendly restaurant serves authentic regional Italian cuisine in a lovely, cozy setting. Using only high-quality ingredients, customers can look forward to a delightful selection of pastas and raviolis, along with complimenting wines and spirits. The restaurant also hosts its own house bakery, espresso bar, and primary dining room. There is also a garden courtyard where diners can enjoy their meal al fresco style while chilling with their pets. There are also specialized menus for the kids as well as ‘Happy Hour’.

Ristorante Picolinos

Address: 6415 32nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107, USA

Website: Ristorante Picolinos

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4.30pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4.30pm - 10pm

2. Norm's Eatery & Alehouse

Complete with lunch, dinner and drink menus, this charming neighborhood restaurant is family and pet-friendly, and a local’s favorite way of spending their weekend nights. With a host of events, the restaurant also features Mario Kart Races on Wednesdays, Trivia Night on Thursdays and Karaoke on Saturdays. Every weekend comes with food and drink specials, but dig into hot picks like their fresh Belgian waffles, beer battered fish and chips and Cuban style braised pork shoulders. Your dogs are in for a treat as well with the special dog menu that features picks like beefy stix and turkey nuggets.

Norm's Eatery & Alehouse

Address: 460 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Website: Norm’s Eatery & Alehouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 12pm; Sat: 9am - 12am; Sun: 9am - 11pm

3. Summit Public House

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A place to chill, and with your dog, if you want to, this restaurant exudes lively energy and an exciting menu to dig in. Famous for their food and drink specials, keep a lookout for their special events and celebrations where frozen Margaritas, tequila, and cervezas are a typical sight. Serving hearty Mexican cuisine, crowd favorites tend to be the restaurant’s pork loin served with red poblano chili sauce, and the choice of burritos from fillings of pinto beans, rice, and pico de gallo salsa.

Summit Public House

Address: 601 Summit Ave E, Ste 102, Seattle, WA 98102

Website: Summit Public House

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 4pm - 2am; Sun: 4pm - 12am

4. Luna Park Cafe

Famous for their breakfast menu, customers will be treated to a mix of savory and sweet treats at this eatery. Serving a grand selection of omelets, hash browns, cinnamon rolls, pancakes, waffles, and French toasts, it is no wonder people tend to flock here to get their morning get-go. In addition, the restaurant is also dog-friendly so bring along your pet to share the time together. The restaurant also serves lunch and dinner, including crowd favorites like their chill cheese fries, clubhouse sandwich, and burgers.

Luna Park Cafe

Address: 2918 SW Avalon Way, Seattle, WA 98126

Website: Luna Park Cafe

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

5. Buckley's Belltown

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This family and pet-friendly establishment make for the perfect hangout spot for a chill night of drinks, finger food, and hearty meals. The eatery features all major TV sports packages, promising nights of fun entertainment and infections cheers while you enjoy food, drinks and the company of your friends. A breakfast menu is available on the weekends with favorites including eggs benny served with potatoes, Denver omelet and buttermilk pancakes. Cocktails are also a hot favorite and are even served during brunch on the weekends.

Buckley's Belltown

Address: 232 1st Ave W. – Seattle WA 98119

Website: Buckley’s Belltown

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11.30am - 12am; Sat - Sun: 9am - 2am

6. That's Amore Italian Cafe

This Italian café with its specialty of traditional Italian flare, enhanced with a unique Pacific Northwest flavor is a guaranteed favorite. Customers will be sure to enjoy the fresh pastas, house-made cheese, and home-grown vegetables to taste a slice of authentic Italian flavors while also enjoying the freshness of the high-quality ingredients in the lovely ambiance of the restaurant. The restaurant is also pet-friendly and resides in a peaceful part of the neighborhood, allowing one a spectacular view of the scenic Seattle, Puget Sound, and Beacon Hill.

That's Amore Italian Cafe

Address: 1425 31st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98122

Website: That’s Amore Italian Cafe

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 10pm; Sun: 4pm - 9pm

7. Biscuit Bitch

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If you are craving for some Southern-inspired food, and you know, have a dog that wants to tag along, then this casual restaurant is the perfect pick for you. The popular eatery has been featured on various popular food publications including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and the food sure is well worth the fanfare. Try the popular Cheesy Pork N’ Bitch – where biscuit and gravy are served with cheese, scrambled eggs, and garlic grits. Hot Mess Bitch is yet another must-try with its dish of biscuits and gravy with cheese, grilled Louisiana hot link, and jalapenos.

Biscuit Bitch

Address: 621 3rd Ave Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 623-1859

Website: Biscuit Bitch

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 2pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 3pm

8. Bongos

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Satisfy your cravings for authentic Caribbean cuisine at this popular café. Residing in a neighborhood beach, the eatery is also dog-friendly, making it easy to bring your pets out and about. Previously an old gas station, the place has now been transformed into a lovely coastal shack where you can enjoy your meal while enjoying the breeze of the beach and with your toes in the sand. Popular menus include their selection of sandwiches, from the Cuban Joe to the ‘Bongo Burger.


Address: 6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

Website: Bongos

Opening hours: Sun, Wed - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm (closed on Mon & Tues)

9. The Pink Door

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This elegant restaurant has its roots in the 1919 Post Alley space that once hosts a violin shop, the present restaurant since 1981 borrowed the influences of the Post Alley exterior where it is easy to be charmed by the milky pink titles, reminiscent of the tiles in The Duomo in Firenze. Serving authentic Italian-American cuisine, the restaurant prides in its no-frills cuisine housed in the perfect, slow-living ambiance. Customers can look forward to the menus of pastas, risottos, among many others.

The Pink Door

Address: 1919 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101

Website: The Pink Door

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11.30am - 11.30pm; Fri - Sat: 11.30am - 1am; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

10. Alki Cafe

This popular beach bistro definitely makes for a good place to hang with your family, friends and your dog. Famous for its waterfront dining, a meal here is also a pleasurable experience of the scenic surrounding views of the city. Late risers will be thrilled to know that breakfast is served all day, with menus of omelets, scrambled eggs, benedicts and pancakes that await. There is also a lunch menu that is available with hot picks including the likes of fish and chips and classic cheeseburgers.

Alki Cafe

Address: 2726 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

Website: Alki Cafe

Opening hours: 8am - 3pm (daily)

Seattle, settle down for a meal

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It is quite bothersome to go out without your best pal tagging along. But not in Seattle! With all the adventure that awaits, recharge at these food-stops and be off again in no time, with your furry friend!

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