Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Bars
Need help deciding where to eat or hang out with your dog? Here’s a short list of detailed restaurants and bars in the area that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables.
Ben & Jerry’s
Ben and Jerry’s is a dog-friendly frozen sweet shop serving, ‘fresh and extraordinary dairy,’ to Rockville locals and tourists alike. Dog owners can head to one of Ben and Jerry’s five outdoor tables to indulge in the sunshine alongside their furry friend. The shop’s menu includes flavors such as Bourbon Brown Butter, Cherry Garcia, Empower Mint, Phish Food, Totally Baked, and The Tonight Dough. Its menu also includes an array of cones, sundaes, smoothies, and shakes. Please note that table service isn’t available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order.
Enjoy the subtly-spiced Indian fare, from small plates to curries, in this tastefully appointed eatery. Pets welcome at outdoor tables.
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster’s! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.
Union Jacks at Rio
Large, British-style tap room with pub fare & many draft beers, plus billiards, darts & live music. Large patio available outdoors to accommodate all pets while you dine.
Thai Farm is a consistently safe dining destination with outdoor tables that welcome dogs.
Old Town Pour House
With its modern design and lively atmosphere, Old Town Pour House is an excellent choice for a Happy Hour gathering or dinner with friends. With over 90 craft brews from across the globe on tap, even the most fickle of beer lovers will find a libation to their liking. A made-from-scratch American menu includes Buffalo shrimp, crab fondue, BBQ chicken salad, duck reuben sandwiches, pork chops, and rigatoni. The spacious sidewalk outdoor seating area is dog friendly.
Barking Mad Cafe
Barking Mad Cafe brands itself as “”crazy delicious and a little bit bohemian,”” with an outdoor hundred-seat, pet-friendly patio. Guests can enjoy food cooked from local ingredients made in a wood hearth along with specialty cocktails.