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The Ultimate List of Dog-Friendly Patios in Atlanta

From neighborhood markets and brewpubs to cafes and a dog park serving cocktails, these patios were built with dogs in mind

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Atlanta is a super dog-friendly town, and most restaurants with patios here allow dogs a chance to join their owners as they dine, drink, and relax outside. From neighborhood markets and brewpubs to cafes and a dog park serving cocktails, check out these dog-friendly patios around Atlanta.

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Star Provisions Market & Cafe

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For those looking to grab coffee and breakfast in the morning, a sandwich at lunch, or cheese and charcuterie paired with wine in the late afternoon, the multiple covered patios at Star Provisions offer a welcome respite for both owners and their dogs. Pop into the market and purchase some treats, rawhide bones, or a new collar for the dog, too.

Fire Maker Brewing Company

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This Chattahoochee Avenue brewery loves dogs so much, the owners built an entire dog park beside the brewery where people can socialize over beer and snacks and let their dogs play with a few pals. Membership to the Fire Maker dog park costs around $12 per month and dogs must be up to date on their vaccinations to enter. Don’t want to join the club? The brewery is super dog friendly both inside and out, and even includes a floor-level treat dispenser at the bar. Fire Maker is also open for coffee in the mornings.

Cultivate Food and Coffee

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Cultivate provides a much-needed escape from busy Howell Mill Road and includes a dog-friendly patio often filled with neighborhood residents and their pets. Order coffee, tea, or one of the restaurant’s caffeinated concoctions while dining on a French toast cheeseburger, several hash presentations, or Nashville hot chicken served on a biscuit or with a waffle.

Perk-N-Pooch

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Perk-N-Pooch pulls double duty as a cafe and a dog groomer. Make an appointment for the dog to get a good scrub here and grab a milkshake while waiting.

“Noni loves you”, and your dog, too. The back patio of Noni’s is a quiet escape from the noise and traffic along busy Edgewood Avenue. Anchored by a large fountain with string lights and foliage scattered throughout, head here with the dog for heaping bowls of pasta or a giant deli sandwich paired with wine, beer, or a strong cocktail on a warm evening. Make sure to ask for a water dish for your dog from the bar.

Fetch Park

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Fetch opened in 2018 as a full service dog park and bar. Dog owners obtain monthly memberships or day passes to enter the park. Fetch includes a turf field, dog toys, cooling stations, an Airstream bar, several TVs, and monthly events such as comedy nights and theme parties. Fetch offers a full coffee bar, beer, wine, and liquor. Fetch also includes locations in Buckhead and Alpharetta, with a fourth location headed to the Works soon in Underwood Hills.

Biggerstaff Brewing Company

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This brewpub set along Edgewood Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward features a sunny patio perfect for pulling up with your dog for a beer and a bite to eat after strolling the Beltline. The bar also doles out bowls of cool water for thirsty canines. Seating here ranges from four-top tables to standing bars scattered about the patio for those just seeking a pint of cold beer and some conversation with a friend. The back garden patio at Staplehouse next door is also a popular spot for dogs and their humans to gather.

Red's Beer Garden

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Located in Benteen Park, Red’s Beer Garden includes both deck seating and seating beyond in the backyard at picnic tables. It’s a great spot to grab hot dogs, sandwiches, or weekend brunch while sampling Red’s vast beer selection. The backyard is super dog friendly and offers a good amount of shade.

Nina & Rafi

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After walking the Eastside Beltline with the dog, take a break on the patio at Nina & Rafi for Detroit-style pizza paired with a cold pint of beer or a glass of wine. There’s plenty of outdoor seating overlooking the trail beyond at this dog-friendly patio.

Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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Grindhouse Killer Burgers on Memorial Drive isn’t lacking in patio space, and that includes one for the dogs. A soft, Astro-Turf area complete with picnic tables is located to the right of the outdoor bar. Guests with pups can order at the front counter and take a seat outside while they wait for their food. Dogs can enjoy complimentary bowls of water, too. Accidents happen, so pet owners are asked to please clean up after their pets.

The Local

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With its dog-friendly patio, super affordable drink choices, and some of the city’s best wings, the Local is perfect for hanging out with friends and doing a little people watching on Ponce.

Fellows Cafe

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Located inside a historic bungalow on Green Street just off of busy Canton Street, Fellows Cafe serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch on most days. Grab a seat on the small front porch or at seating underneath the old oak tree along Green Street, which is very dog friendly and shady.

ParkGrounds

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ParkGrounds in Reynoldstown offers up more than just coffee at its shop, it also serves food and adult beverages and includes a sprawling and shady outdoor seating area and beer garden out back. While the former dog park at Parkgrounds may be gone, dogs on leashes are still very much welcome here.

Neighbor's Pub

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Neighbor’s in Virginia-Highland features a pet-friendly patio where dogs can enjoy some relaxing, outdoor time with their owners any time of day. On those hot Atlanta days, plop down at a table under the covered area or keep cool near one of the many fans.

Midway Pub

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This East Atlanta favorite known for its low-key, dog-friendly patio serves a menu filled with solid pub grub, including wings, burgers, fish and chips, and a fried chicken sandwich, which can come topped with pimento cheese and candied jalapenos.

El Tesoro

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The Edgewood neighborhood taqueria upped its patio game in 2020 and now features plenty of dog-friendly, outdoor seating options throughout the sprawling property, complete with fire pits and conversation areas.

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

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A popular, longtime hangout for area residents, come here for the A+ dog-friendly patio, but stay for the craft beer and comfort food.

Brick Store Pub

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This longtime downtown Decatur beer pub offers a lengthy, rotating list of local, Belgian, and hard-to-find beers on its menu and on its more than two dozens taps. Not to mention, the kitchen serves an excellent pub food menu for lunch and dinner. In 2020, the pub created a beer garden and outdoor bar out back, complete with a fire pit, its own beer list, snacks, and plenty of shady spots for the dogs.

Star Provisions Market & Cafe

For those looking to grab coffee and breakfast in the morning, a sandwich at lunch, or cheese and charcuterie paired with wine in the late afternoon, the multiple covered patios at Star Provisions offer a welcome respite for both owners and their dogs. Pop into the market and purchase some treats, rawhide bones, or a new collar for the dog, too.

Fire Maker Brewing Company

This Chattahoochee Avenue brewery loves dogs so much, the owners built an entire dog park beside the brewery where people can socialize over beer and snacks and let their dogs play with a few pals. Membership to the Fire Maker dog park costs around $12 per month and dogs must be up to date on their vaccinations to enter. Don’t want to join the club? The brewery is super dog friendly both inside and out, and even includes a floor-level treat dispenser at the bar. Fire Maker is also open for coffee in the mornings.

Cultivate Food and Coffee

Cultivate provides a much-needed escape from busy Howell Mill Road and includes a dog-friendly patio often filled with neighborhood residents and their pets. Order coffee, tea, or one of the restaurant’s caffeinated concoctions while dining on a French toast cheeseburger, several hash presentations, or Nashville hot chicken served on a biscuit or with a waffle.

Perk-N-Pooch

Perk-N-Pooch pulls double duty as a cafe and a dog groomer. Make an appointment for the dog to get a good scrub here and grab a milkshake while waiting.

Noni's

“Noni loves you”, and your dog, too. The back patio of Noni’s is a quiet escape from the noise and traffic along busy Edgewood Avenue. Anchored by a large fountain with string lights and foliage scattered throughout, head here with the dog for heaping bowls of pasta or a giant deli sandwich paired with wine, beer, or a strong cocktail on a warm evening. Make sure to ask for a water dish for your dog from the bar.

Fetch Park

Fetch opened in 2018 as a full service dog park and bar. Dog owners obtain monthly memberships or day passes to enter the park. Fetch includes a turf field, dog toys, cooling stations, an Airstream bar, several TVs, and monthly events such as comedy nights and theme parties. Fetch offers a full coffee bar, beer, wine, and liquor. Fetch also includes locations in Buckhead and Alpharetta, with a fourth location headed to the Works soon in Underwood Hills.

Biggerstaff Brewing Company

This brewpub set along Edgewood Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward features a sunny patio perfect for pulling up with your dog for a beer and a bite to eat after strolling the Beltline. The bar also doles out bowls of cool water for thirsty canines. Seating here ranges from four-top tables to standing bars scattered about the patio for those just seeking a pint of cold beer and some conversation with a friend. The back garden patio at Staplehouse next door is also a popular spot for dogs and their humans to gather.

Red's Beer Garden

Located in Benteen Park, Red’s Beer Garden includes both deck seating and seating beyond in the backyard at picnic tables. It’s a great spot to grab hot dogs, sandwiches, or weekend brunch while sampling Red’s vast beer selection. The backyard is super dog friendly and offers a good amount of shade.

Nina & Rafi

After walking the Eastside Beltline with the dog, take a break on the patio at Nina & Rafi for Detroit-style pizza paired with a cold pint of beer or a glass of wine. There’s plenty of outdoor seating overlooking the trail beyond at this dog-friendly patio.

Grindhouse Killer Burgers

Grindhouse Killer Burgers on Memorial Drive isn’t lacking in patio space, and that includes one for the dogs. A soft, Astro-Turf area complete with picnic tables is located to the right of the outdoor bar. Guests with pups can order at the front counter and take a seat outside while they wait for their food. Dogs can enjoy complimentary bowls of water, too. Accidents happen, so pet owners are asked to please clean up after their pets.

The Local

With its dog-friendly patio, super affordable drink choices, and some of the city’s best wings, the Local is perfect for hanging out with friends and doing a little people watching on Ponce.

Fellows Cafe

Located inside a historic bungalow on Green Street just off of busy Canton Street, Fellows Cafe serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch on most days. Grab a seat on the small front porch or at seating underneath the old oak tree along Green Street, which is very dog friendly and shady.

ParkGrounds

ParkGrounds in Reynoldstown offers up more than just coffee at its shop, it also serves food and adult beverages and includes a sprawling and shady outdoor seating area and beer garden out back. While the former dog park at Parkgrounds may be gone, dogs on leashes are still very much welcome here.

Neighbor's Pub

Neighbor’s in Virginia-Highland features a pet-friendly patio where dogs can enjoy some relaxing, outdoor time with their owners any time of day. On those hot Atlanta days, plop down at a table under the covered area or keep cool near one of the many fans.

Midway Pub

This East Atlanta favorite known for its low-key, dog-friendly patio serves a menu filled with solid pub grub, including wings, burgers, fish and chips, and a fried chicken sandwich, which can come topped with pimento cheese and candied jalapenos.

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El Tesoro

The Edgewood neighborhood taqueria upped its patio game in 2020 and now features plenty of dog-friendly, outdoor seating options throughout the sprawling property, complete with fire pits and conversation areas.

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

A popular, longtime hangout for area residents, come here for the A+ dog-friendly patio, but stay for the craft beer and comfort food.

Brick Store Pub

This longtime downtown Decatur beer pub offers a lengthy, rotating list of local, Belgian, and hard-to-find beers on its menu and on its more than two dozens taps. Not to mention, the kitchen serves an excellent pub food menu for lunch and dinner. In 2020, the pub created a beer garden and outdoor bar out back, complete with a fire pit, its own beer list, snacks, and plenty of shady spots for the dogs.

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