15 Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Orlando

Dining has gone to the dogs in Orlando — in a good way.

It's no question, pet parents love their furry babies … and they love taking them places, too. Luckily, Orlando is known to be a pet-friendliest destination, offering places to stay and a variety of restaurants and outdoor eateries for those looking for "pawsome" places to dine with their beloved pooches.

Downtown Orlando

310 Lakeside: Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, 310 Lakeside offers beautiful shaded patio seating with view to Lake Eola. Their New American cuisine is freshly prepared and pairs decadently with a glass of wine. Don't forget to ask the waiter for a fresh bowl of water for your pooch!

Dexter's: With four locations throughout Central Florida, Dexter's is a local favorite offering a diverse food and wine menu. Located in the stylish district of Thornton Park, dogs and their humans can appreciate the cobble-stone street views while enjoying a freshly-made dish from the Dexter's kitchen.

Relax Grill at Lake Eola: This all-outdoor patio eatery allows visitors and their furry friends to RELAX and enjoy their American-Mediterranean cuisine.

Waitiki: Right in Wall Street Plaza, known for its bars, restaurants and nightclubs, Waitiki is an outdoor tiki bar offering a full dining and drinks menu. Their laid back, open-air atmosphere makes the perfect place to have a tropical drink with Fido.

Wall St. Cantina: Also in Wall Street Plaza, visitors can enjoy some of the best Mexican food in Orlando at the Wall Street Cantina. Whether you plan to sit for a meal or grab a quick bite to go, Wall Street Cantina will sure allow you to bring your dog along.

World of Beer: With a lakefront view of Lake Eola, World of Beer in downtown offers a vast selection of crafts beers, and wine and craft cocktails! Pets are certainly welcome to join, and the staff will even bring a bowl of water for them.

Wildside BBQ Bar & Grill: If barbecue ribs and pulled pork burgers is more your style, visit with your dog at this Thornton Park favorite and enjoy the outdoor patio seating, live entertainment and finger-lickin' food any day of the week.

International Drive

Brick House Tavern: Right in the heart of the lively I-Drive is this modern, American-style sports pub. If you and your dog love sports, then this is your go-to place, for sure.

Sea Dog Brewing Co: Enjoy beers brewed in a traditional English style at Sea Dog Brewing Co. Along with a full family-friendly menu, this dog-welcoming restaurant offers handcrafted ales and creative pub fare with flair.

Taverna Opa: This Greek-style restaurant, located at Pointe Orlando, offers Mediterranean cuisine and nightly live entertainment. Take in the fresh air with your four-legged friend at the restaurant's outdoor patio seating area.

Winter Park

Briarpatch: As an iconic and local favorite since 1980, Briarpatch serves breakfast, lunch and homemade ice-cream and pastries, southern American style. Bring "Fido" and relish the outdoor café tables overlooking central park.

Luma on Park: Open daily in downtown Winter Park, Luma on Park is an elegant, yet casual, American restaurant. Enjoy the street views with "dog" at their pet-friendly outdoor seating area.

The Ravenous Pig: Right in Winter Park is The Ravenous Pig, a modern-style restaurant with "piggy" dishes inspired by local, best-in-season Florida foods. Your cutie-of-a-pup is welcome to sit with you at the dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Without a doubt, Orlando loves dogs!

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