Looking for pet-friendly dining in Boston? We’ve got you covered. Here is our list of some of Boston’s best pet-friendly restaurants, cafes and bars where you and your furry friend can wine and dine!
Listed in no particular order
Cambridge Brewing Company boasts outdoor seating with strings of fairy lights for added ambiance. As a brewery, you can expect top-notch beers and cocktails, paired with classic, New England pub fare. Customers rave about the fried eggplant and the nachos! You will likely find other pets accompanying diners here as it is known to be one of the more pet-friendly pubs in Cambridge.
2. Lucie Drink + Dine, Back Bay
Lucie Drink + Dine is fresh on the scene, having recently opened its doors in Back Bay. Customers rave about their cocktails, meatballs and pasta bolognese. They have spread-out, outdoor seating with ample room for your furry friends to join mealtime.
3. Evergreen Eatery, Jamaica Plain
Evergreen Eatery is dishing out some of Boston’s finest pet-friendly brunch foods. Served fresh off the grill, customers are ordering their Evergreen Avocado Toast – whole wheat bread topped with avocado, smoked salmon, ikura, capers, and pesto spread and their Smoke House Pork Belly Steak & Eggs – maple syrup-caramelized smoked pork belly steak, two eggs, breakfast potatoes. You and your family, including your pet, can chow down on a delicious breakfast or lunch on the patio.
4. True Grounds, Somerville
True Grounds is your new coffee spot. Dogs are allowed in the cafe ordering area, so it is easy to order on-he-go, such as while you are out for a walk with your pup. There is also outdoor seating where you and your pet can sit and enjoy a tasty meal together. True Grounds even bakes biscuits and cookies made specifically for your pooch! Treat yourself, and your canine companion! Woof!
5. Vintage Restaurant and Lounge, Downtown
Vintage Restaurant and Lounge welcomes pets year-round on their balcony. Customers say the staff always caters to their furry friends, bringing out bowls of water alongside their human waters. That’s the service we love to see! People drool over the salmon and the atmosphere.
6. Coppa, Back Bay/Fenway
Reviews claim that everyone who dines at Coppa has a dog, and that’s just how we like it! When the weather is nice, head to Coppa for a meal with your pet. Diners obsess over the pizzas, pastas and charcuterie at this local, neighborhood joint. What a find!
7. The Frogmore Lowcountry Kitchen and Bar, Roxbury
If you are craving some southern soul food, head straight to the Frogmore. They will provide not only a fresh bowl of water for your pup, but also a mat for him or her to lie on. Now how is that for customer service?! Visitors to the Frogmore love their Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chop and Po’Boy of the Day. Sounds mouth-watering if you ask us!
8. Sweet Cheeks Q, Fenway
Get ready for some barbeque at Sweet Cheeks Q! Pets are welcome on their expansive patio dining area, and also made to feel like valued customers by all the staff. Customers report excellent service and attention paid to their furry friends. Hot menu items consist of pulled pork, beef brisket, and pork belly. This is a fun, happening bar and restaurant, great for a spring or summer afternoon.
9. JP Licks, various locations
If you are more of a sweet tooth, JP Licks has got both you and your pet covered. Offering creamy and delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt and coffees, JP Licks is sure to hit the spot on a warmer day. As for your pet, they make sure that he or she is included by offering a dog-friendly sorbet. Dogs are allowed to sit at any of the provided outdoor seating areas, so make sure to add JP Licks to your summer bucket-list!
10. Brendan Behan Pub, Roxbury
Brendan Behan Pub is not a spot to miss! Although this place doesn’t actually serve food of it’s own, you are allowed to bring your own food, and also your pet! Pets are allowed inside, and can sit at the tables and bar with you. Brendan Behan Pub serves all sorts of beverages, cocktails, beers and wines, and also provides a fun place for your pup to play, as customers say there are always other furry friends in there, too. This place is a pooch hotspot!