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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, this is the ultimate list of dog-friendly patios around Atlanta.

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For more patios, consider this map: Dine on a Relaxing Patio at These Atlanta Restaurants

Disclaimer: A mask mandate is currently in place for the city of Atlanta requiring all people, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks indoors in public places, including private businesses and establishments. The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Upper Westside Yard

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2061 Main St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Food truck park and community green space Upper Westside Yard took over the property once home to B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque. Find food trucks here serving everything from barbecue and burgers to vegan fare, including pizza. Dogs on leases are always welcome here.

2. Star Provisions Market & Cafe

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1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 365-0410
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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.

3. Bold Monk Brewing Co.

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1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW suite d-1
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 390-3288
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This sprawling Underwood Hills brewpub features a beer garden surrounded by mature shade trees and complete with fire pits for cool evenings. It’s also a great place to bring the dog while grabbing beers and dining on pub fare on a pleasant day.

4. Best End Brewing Company

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1036 White St SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 590-3681
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Located at the Lee and White complex along the Westside Beltline trail, grab a seat in back of this brewpub with the dog and enjoy some beer with wings, Sicilian-style pizzas, and burgers and sandwiches.

5. Cultivate Food and Coffee

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1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 600-2964
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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.

6. Publico Atlanta

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1104 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(678) 745-5230
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Publico on Crescent Avenue in Midtown built a grassy patio with dogs in mind. The gastropub considers the city’s dogs VIPs (very important puppies) and includes a menu filled with freshly made treats. Sales from the VIP menu benefit the Atlanta Humane Society.

7. Perk-N-Pooch

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6690 Roswell Rd Ste 360
Sandy Springs, GA
(678) 500-9237
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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.

8. Noni's

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357 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 343-1808
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“Noni loves you”, and the dogs, 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.

9. Fetch Park & Ice House

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520 Daniel St SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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 locations are also opening in Buckhead and Underwood Hills, too.

10. Red's Beer Garden

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1328 Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(770) 637-2299
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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 also dog-friendly and offers a good amount of shade.

11. Nina & Rafi

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661 Auburn Ave NE #220
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 549-8997
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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.

12. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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701 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 228-3722
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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.

13. 97 Estoria

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727 Wylie St SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 522-0966
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Cabbagetown’s eclectic 97 Estoria provides plenty of tabletop umbrellas and massive bowls of water for patio meals enjoyed on sunny afternoons or pleasant evenings with four-legged friends.

14. The Local

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758 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA
(404) 873-5002
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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.

15. Fellows Cafe

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1088 Green St
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 983-1481
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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 dog-friendly.

16. Muchacho

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904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 748-9254
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For tacos, grain bowls, and fancy toasts paired with coffee, Muchacho’s large Eastside trail patio offers ample space for dogs to relax while their owners enjoy a meal. This location is currently expanding into the former Golden Eagle space and will soon include a larger menu featuring dishes like carne asada, tortillas, and grilled vegetables and amped up versions of the tacos and grain bowls. The bar will feature a menu of margaritas and other tequila and mezcal cocktails.

17. ParkGrounds

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142 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA
(678) 528-9901
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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 small dog park in back with plenty of shade.

18. Neighbor's Pub

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752 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-5440
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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.

19. Midway Pub

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552 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA
(404) 584-0335
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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.

20. El Tesoro

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1374 Arkwright Pl SE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(470) 440-5502
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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.

21. Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

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1410 Dresden Dr NE
Brookhaven, GA
(404) 474-9600
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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.

22. Brick Store Pub

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125 E Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 687-0990
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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 out back complete with a fire pit, its own beer list, snacks, and plenty of shady spots for the dogs.

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1. Upper Westside Yard

2061 Main St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Food truck park and community green space Upper Westside Yard took over the property once home to B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque. Find food trucks here serving everything from barbecue and burgers to vegan fare, including pizza. Dogs on leases are always welcome here.

2061 Main St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

2. Star Provisions Market & Cafe

1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

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.

1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. Bold Monk Brewing Co.

1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW suite d-1, Atlanta, GA 30318

This sprawling Underwood Hills brewpub features a beer garden surrounded by mature shade trees and complete with fire pits for cool evenings. It’s also a great place to bring the dog while grabbing beers and dining on pub fare on a pleasant day.

1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW suite d-1
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Best End Brewing Company

1036 White St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Located at the Lee and White complex along the Westside Beltline trail, grab a seat in back of this brewpub with the dog and enjoy some beer with wings, Sicilian-style pizzas, and burgers and sandwiches.

1036 White St SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

5. Cultivate Food and Coffee

1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30318

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.

1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30318

6. Publico Atlanta

1104 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Publico on Crescent Avenue in Midtown built a grassy patio with dogs in mind. The gastropub considers the city’s dogs VIPs (very important puppies) and includes a menu filled with freshly made treats. Sales from the VIP menu benefit the Atlanta Humane Society.

1104 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

7. Perk-N-Pooch

6690 Roswell Rd Ste 360, Sandy Springs, GA

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.

6690 Roswell Rd Ste 360
Sandy Springs, GA

8. Noni's

357 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

“Noni loves you”, and the dogs, 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.

357 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

9. Fetch Park & Ice House

520 Daniel St SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

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 locations are also opening in Buckhead and Underwood Hills, too.

520 Daniel St SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

10. Red's Beer Garden

1328 Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30315

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 also dog-friendly and offers a good amount of shade.

1328 Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

11. Nina & Rafi

661 Auburn Ave NE #220, Atlanta, GA 30312

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.

661 Auburn Ave NE #220
Atlanta, GA 30312

12. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

701 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

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.

701 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

13. 97 Estoria

727 Wylie St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Cabbagetown’s eclectic 97 Estoria provides plenty of tabletop umbrellas and massive bowls of water for patio meals enjoyed on sunny afternoons or pleasant evenings with four-legged friends.

727 Wylie St SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

14. The Local

758 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

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.

758 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA

15. Fellows Cafe

1088 Green St, Roswell, GA 30075

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 dog-friendly.

1088 Green St
Roswell, GA 30075

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16. Muchacho

904 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

For tacos, grain bowls, and fancy toasts paired with coffee, Muchacho’s large Eastside trail patio offers ample space for dogs to relax while their owners enjoy a meal. This location is currently expanding into the former Golden Eagle space and will soon include a larger menu featuring dishes like carne asada, tortillas, and grilled vegetables and amped up versions of the tacos and grain bowls. The bar will feature a menu of margaritas and other tequila and mezcal cocktails.

904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

17. ParkGrounds

142 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

ParkGrounds in Reynoldstown offers up more than just coffee at its shop, it also serves food and adult beverages and includes a small dog park in back with plenty of shade.

142 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA

18. Neighbor's Pub

752 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306

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.

752 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306

19. Midway Pub

552 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

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.

552 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA

20. El Tesoro

1374 Arkwright Pl SE, Atlanta, GA 30317

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.

1374 Arkwright Pl SE
Atlanta, GA 30317

21. Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

1410 Dresden Dr NE, Brookhaven, GA

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

1410 Dresden Dr NE
Brookhaven, GA

22. Brick Store Pub

125 E Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030

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 out back complete with a fire pit, its own beer list, snacks, and plenty of shady spots for the dogs.

125 E Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030

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