Skip to Content

15 of our favorite Dog Friendly Restaurants around Plano

There are times that we just wish we could have our pups tag along when we go to restaurants; however, it can sometimes be difficult, especially when there is no space at local restaurants for them to enjoy eating out along with you. We found the best Dog Friendly Restaurants for you!

More: Plano Restaurants: The Ultimate Guide for Local Families 

Dog Friendly Restaurants

Luckily, Plano and neighboring cities have got some restaurants that offer you and your furry best friend a warm welcome.

More: Looking after your Pets: Your Ultimate Local Guide to Vets, Pet Sitters, Boarding places and More

With Spring just around the corner and the weather warming up, it is about time to venture out and many restaurants with great patios are dog-friendly, just in time for Happy Hour.

So leash that Fido, and let’s go dining out with your dog!

Here is our list of dog-friendly restaurants for you and your furry best friends where you can enjoy some good food and drinks (in no particular order).

Top Tip!

Dog-friendly dining can depend on several factors, including how busy the restaurant, the current weather, and at times the workers.

Please call ahead if you need to know for sure whether they can accommodate you or not.

More: Looking for Plano Animal Services and to adopt a Pet in Plano?

Where are the best Dog Friendly Restaurants?

Lazy Dog

Address: 8401 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75024

Phone: (469) 609-1570

Your furry best friends are not only welcome to hang out at the patio, but they also have a special menu that includes grilled hamburger patties, grilled chicken, and brown rice. How cool is that!

The restaurant menu focuses on seasonal ingredients, which will feature a combination of fresh seasonal dishes and house favorites. It offers handcrafted cocktails and selected beers from local breweries.

The Holy Grail Pub

Address: 8240 Preston Rd #150, Plano, TX 75024

Phone: (972) 377-6633

The Holy Grail Pub is a European-inspired lounge specializing in craft beers, premium spirit, unique cocktails, and pub fare.

Their kitchen serves made-from-scratch European favorites and modern American food spiked with Texas flare. They often change the menu to offer seasonal cuisine. The outdoor tables welcome dogs.

You might enjoy this pub on Game Day too!

Dog in Restaurant Plano Texas

The Shacks at Austin Ranch

Address: 5800 Windhaven Pkwy, The Colony, TX 75056

Phone: (833) 474-2257

The Shacks welcomes you and your furry best friends to hang out and have a good time at their beautiful open-air patio, overlooking a one-acre dog park.

There are about six restaurants to pick from, depending on what type of food you like; such a great concept, perfect spot for you and your dog!

We like to go to the Shacks in The Colony, it’s really close. Several outdoor eateries, a brewery and a fenced dog park.
There is a place for kids to play too.
The food isn’t amazing, but makes for a fun outing.

Jackie, Plano TX

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost

Address: 4700 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093

Phone: (972) 599-9000

An Austin-style beer garden and restaurant located in the heart of West Plano that offers one of the best patios in the area!

There is plenty of community picnic-style seating, and the outpost boasts 28 beers on tap ranging from Texas domestics to regional and international imports.

Plus, all the food on the menu is all made from scratch.

Dog friendly restaurants
Photo Credit: Katy Trail Outpost Facebook

II Brothers

Address: 8308 Preston Rd #198, Plano, TX 75024

Phone: (972) 712-8308

II Brothers prides itself on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, burger meat, and vegetables. They have a great patio that offers comfort food, drinks, a pool, sports on TVs, and love music. And, welcomes your dog to join the fun! However, they ask that they are kept on a leash to respect other patrons and keep everyone comfortable.

II Brothers has a great dog-friendly patio.

Leah, Plano TX

Rodeo Goat

Address: 641 Powell Ln, Plano, TX 75075

Phone: (469) 409-4628

Rodeo Goat, Plano location is a hidden gem that is a perfect spot to enjoy some great burgers and craft beers at a beautiful patio overlooking a creek.

They offer a fun atmosphere for you and your furry best friend. 

Rodeo Goat Restaurant Plano Texas
Rodeo Goat, Plano TX

Lita’s La Mexican

Address: 7224 Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025

Phone: (972) 618-4542

Lita’s is a casual, modern & friendly neighborhood restaurant focused on fresh, authentic Mexican food and Plano’s best margaritas. Your dog is welcome at their patio.

Bread Winners Cafe

Address: 4021 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75093

Phone: (972) 312-9300

Bread Winners Café is a friendly and casual café that has become a staple in the DFW area. They serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and offer holiday and catering menus, making it a go-to for any time of the year. The patio has plenty of space for you and your furry best friend to enjoy.

Texas Truck Yard The Colony

Address: 5959 Grove Ln, The Colony, TX 75056

Phone: (469) 401-6764

It is a come-as-you-are beer garden and American grill that features the best food trucks in the area; it is the ultimate go-to spot for you and your dog. They have everything from beers to cocktails, food, music, and a vast space for your dog to play.

dog friendly restaurants

Rusty Taco

Address: 8000 Coit Rd, Plano, TX 75025

Phone: (972) 244-4047

Rusty Taco is a dog-friendly eatery that offers tasty and affordable tacos, individually prepared, in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Your dog is welcome to join you at the outside patio.

Brick House Tavern + Tap

Address: 4900 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093

Phone: (972) 596-0916

A casual dining pub that offers unique food like duck wings, buffalo chicken meatballs, bison burgers, and Brick House BBQ ribs. Their outdoor seating areas and patio seating welcome dogs for outdoor dining.

dog friendly restaurants

Torchy Tacos

Address: 1855 Dallas Pkwy Suite 600, Plano, TX 75093

Phone: (972) 735-0310

Torchy’s Tacos is a haven for the taco obsessed with a diverse selection of signature tacos and house-made sauces. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with your favorite tacos.

They also serve non-taco dishes like street corn, burrito, and salad, and they offer vegetarians dishes, so no one is left out. For dog owners, your furry friend can come along, too.

Bavarian Grill

Address: 3425 Premier Drive, Plano, TX

Phone: (972) 881-0705

Bavarian Grill specializes in authentic German/ Bavarian food and beer since 1993. They offer more than 50 Deutschland brews and an array of seasonal dishes like goulash soup, Wurzburg chicken stew, spätzle with spicy wild boar bratwurst, pan-seared schnitzel, and traditional Black Forest cake for dessert.

They welcome dogs on their pet friendly outdoor patio (they have a new outdoor Biergarten opening at the end of March).

Fish Shack

Address: 700 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074

Phone: (469) 229-0838

“It’s All About the Fish!” your family and your furry best friend.

Fish Shack is a casual, family-friendly joint near the Historic Downtown Plano offering fresh seafood every day. Don’t miss out on checking their daily lunch specials!

Related Links


  • Buena Montero

    Call me BonBon, I am a Mom of 2 kids, a family travel blogger and a travel advisor. My family loves to discover new places, near and far. And we love to inspire families to travel more, to get out of their comfort zone and explore this wonderful world. Check out my blog for travel inspirations

    View all posts


Saturday 18th of March 2023

Bavarian Grill has moved to 3425 Premier Drive in Plano and will open the new outdoor Biergarten at the end of March.


Tuesday 21st of March 2023

Thank you Jergen! Please send us some pics to We are excited to see it.