15 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in & Around Fort Worth, TX

Dog-Friendly Restaurants Fort Worth

Nothing beats dining out with your dog on a sunny afternoon. 

Instead of leaving Fido home alone to fend for himself, it’s a nice change of pace to let him enjoy the sunshine and your company while you nosh on some of Fort Worth’s finest foods. 

Cowtown has a number of great restaurants that allow you to bring your pup along for a bite. 

Just don’t forget Fido’s leash!

Outdoor patio area of The Woodshed Restaurant in Fort Worth

1. Woodshed Smokehouse

Take a stroll along the Trinity River and stop for a bite at this well-known establishment. Woodshed Smokehouse allows dogs in the gravel area outside and even has a special menu for your furry friend.  

  • 3201 Riverfront Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Open 7 days a week, 11 am- close; Breakfast served Saturday and Sunday from 8- 11 am
  • https://woodshedsmokehouse.com/
Picture of the front entrance with longhorn outside of the Mellow Mushroom Restaurant in Fort Worth

2. Mellow Mushroom

Pizza from Mellow Mushroom has been a Fort Worth favorite since this TCU-area spot opened its doors in 2006. The patio is dog-friendly, and happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4- 7 pm.

  • 3455 Blue Bonnet Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76109
  • 11 am- 8 pm Sunday through Thursday, 11 am- 9 pm Friday & Saturday
  • https://mellowmushroom.com/
Front entrance of Mash'd in Fort Worth

3. Mash’d

Whether you’re in the mood for brunch, lunch or dinner, Mash’d has you covered with a wide assortment of delicious bites that will delight your taste buds. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

  • 2948 Crockett Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Open 7 days a week, 11 am- 9 pm Monday- Thursday, 11 am- 11 pm Friday, 10 am- 11 pm Saturday, 10 am- 9 pm Sunday
  • https://mashd.com/home/
Outside photo of the Rodeo Goat Restaurant in Fort Worth

4. Rodeo Goat

Rodeo Goat’s burgers were named the best in Fort Worth in 2018 by Fort Worth Weekly. The atmosphere is casual and the drink menu robust. Dogs are allowed on the patio.

  • 2836 Bledsoe & Currie, Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Sunday- Thursday 11 am- 10 pm; Friday & Saturday 11 am- 11 pm
  • https://www.rodeogoat.com/
Picture of the bar at Magnolia Motor Lounge in Fort Worth

5. Magnolia Motor Lounge 

Magnolia offers great live music and an inventive menu that is sure to please everyone that walks through the front doors. The establishment’s owners are very pet-friendly and allow dogs on the patio.

Outside of Brewed in Fort Worth, TX

6. Brewed

If you need a caffeine fix, Brewed has you covered! Stop by for a java jolt and grab a yummy pastry or hot breakfast item and snag a seat. Everyone is welcome, including dogs, who can hang out on the patio.

Front entrance of Shaw's Patio & Grill in Fort Worth

7. Shaw’s Patio & Grill

Swing by this Cowtown hot spot for karaoke and live music on the weekends. Happy hour is Tuesday- Friday from 3- 7 pm and pups are welcome on the patio.

  • 1051 West Magnolia, Fort Worth, TX, 76104
  • Tuesday- Thursday, 11 am- 10 pm. Friday 11 am- 12 am, Saturday 10:30 am- 12 am, Sunday 10:30 am- 3:30 pm
  • https://shawspatio.com/
Front entrance and patio area of Blue Mesa Grill in Fort Worth

8. Blue Mesa Grill

Pull up a chair and take a sip of one of Blue Mesa’s legendary margaritas. Named after a frozen blue margarita, Blue Mesa Grill has a laid-back vibe and welcomes dogs to dine with humans outdoors.

  • 612 Carroll Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Tuesday- Thursday, 11 am- 9 pm, Friday & Saturday, 11 am- 10 pm, Sunday 10 am- 5 pm
  • https://bluemesagrill.com/
Front entrance & patio area of The Bearded Lady in Fort Worth, TX

9. The Bearded Lady

Pub-style food and a wide assortment of beer from all over await you at this Cowtown haunt. Bring your pup to dine on the patio and he may even be fed a few treats. 

Front entrance & patio area of Cane Rosso in Fort Worth

10. Cane Rosso

Cane Rosso has multiple locations in the DFW area, and all patios are pet-friendly. Cane Rosso even has its own pet rescue called Cane Rosso Rescue.

Photo from street of Landmark Bar & Kitchen in Fort Worth, TX

11. Landmark Bar & Kitchen

Whether you want great food, fun entertainment, cold drinks or even a mechanical bull, Landmark Bar and Kitchen has you covered! The patio is dog-friendly- and the bartenders will even provide a water bowl and treats for your furry friend if you ask. 

Front entrance and patio area of Press Cafe in Fort Worth, TX

12. Press Cafe

Stop here for a coffee or a cocktail and take a seat near the fire pit for an enjoyable afternoon. Your pup is allowed on the patio with you as you dine, and afterward you can stroll along the Trinity River together. 

Patio area of HG SPLY Co. in Fort Worth, TX

13. HG SPLY Co.

Family-style sides and a diverse menu make this Cowtown stop perfect for all palettes. Your pup is welcome on the restaurant’s patio, and, if you stop by Tuesdays with your canine friend, you get an extra hour to enjoy Happy Hour. 

Picture of Zoe's Kitchen sign over multi-colored awning

14. Zoe’s Kitchen

Zoe’s Kitchen has restaurants all over the country that feature pet-friendly patios. Enjoy fast, fresh mediterranean with your pooch. 

Front entrance of the Spiral Diner & Bakery in Fort Worth, TX

15. Spiral Diner

Established in 2002, Spiral Diner offers vegan and vegetarian food in DFW. Kid-friendly and wheelchair-accessible, Spiral Diner welcomes you and your four-legged friends on the patio.

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Wrapping Up the 15 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in & Around Fort Worth

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