11 Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Wine Bars, and Breweries in Metro Phoenix
In Tempe, Salut Kitchen Bar offers a 1,250-square-foot outdoor patio, which is also dog-friendly.
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In 2011, dog-friendly patios got real in Maricopa County. A few rules apply, but there are establishments all over town that are more than welcoming to the entire family — including your four-legged companions.
If you’ve got a pup you’d rather have by your side while wining and dining in the Valley, here are 11 restaurants in metro Phoenix where you can bring your dog.
Check out Yappy Hour at 32 Shea's dog-friendly patio.
Courtesy of 32 Shea
10626 North 32nd Street
Known for coffee, food, and cocktails, 32 Shea is set in the massive parking lot at the northwest corner of 32nd Avenue and Shea Boulevard in north Phoenix – otherwise known as the Sheaborhood. Once a drive-thru photo mat, 32 Shea is a bright coffee shop by day and cozy dinner spot by night. This neighborhood café and full-bar lounge also features a dog-friendly patio and offers fun stuff like Yappy Hour every Saturday during certain times. The patio area is heavily shaded with tree and umbrellas, and water dishes are available for thirsty pooches. 32 Shea is open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays.
8349 West Bell Road, Peoria
Found southwest of 83rd Avenue on Bell Road, Cucina Tagliani Italian Kitchen has been a neighborhood pasta place since 1993. If you’re looking for everything Italian short of your own nonni in the kitchen, Cucina Tagliani delivers hand-rolled meatballs, baked ziti, clam pasta, and plenty of the reds and whites – all which can all be enjoyed on a dog-friendly patio. This being an Italian place, the patio is illuminated each night with atmospheric bistro lights, making it ideal for reverse happy hour from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Bring your furry friend to happy hour – happening daily from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. and all day on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays – at both the Peoria and Glendale locations.
O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery offers a massive, dog-friendly patio in Arcadia, plus O.H.S.O. dog treats.
Courtesy of O.H.S.O.
O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery
4900 East Indian School Road
You can tell by the décor alone, the people at O.H.S.O. (Outrageous Home Brewers Social Outpost, in case you didn’t know) love beer and dogs. All three locations – Arcadia, Paradise Valley, and North Scottsdale – are dog-friendly, and welcome dogs by the dozens to their expansive patios. Humans find brunch and dinner menus, and depending on the location, close to 40 beers on tap, wine, and signature cocktails. Doggies get water dishes, house-made dog treats, and plenty of attention. Pups can hit the patio from 11 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, and Sunday from 9 a.m. to midnight.
Old Pueblo Café & Pub
102 North Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park
A West Valley establishment offering a Sonoran-style Mexican food menu, Old Pueblo Café & Pub is set at the northwest corner of Old Litchfield Road and Wigwam Boulevard in the Litchfield Park historic downtown area. Old Pueblo features a climate-controlled outdoor patio, making this the ideal dog-friendly space. And if Fido promises to not sing alone, you can enjoy country Thursdays at 8 p.m., a variety of live music on Fridays at 9 p.m., and karaoke on Saturdays, also at 9 p.m. Old Pueblo Café & Pub is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Postino offers a dog-friendly patio at all Valley locations, including Postino Annex in Tempe.
3939 East Campbell Avenue
If you’re looking for panini and bruschetta boards, brunch specials, and maybe a malbec or pale ale while you're out on the town with your pooch, then Postino is an ideal stop. It’s been doing the WineCafe thing since 2001, and each of the restaurant's six Valley locations has a roomy, dog-friendly patio with plenty of umbrellas, tables, couches, and probably some other pooches. The Postino people also offer water dishes if you ask your server. Postino locations in metro Phoenix include Central, East, Annex (Tempe), and Kierland. Postino sister restaurants including Windsor, Federal Pizza, and Joyride Taco House also feature dog-friendly patios.
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