Enjoy These Dog-Friendly Restaurant Patios (and Secret Menus!)

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Summertime patios are here! But have you ever been curious if you could bring your dog along? There are many dog-friendly restaurant patio options across the western suburbs, so plan a doggy date today. Remember the rules of dog etiquette also apply to restaurant patios: keep dogs leashed and make sure they are well exercised and calm prior to your outing.

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Dog-Friendly Restaurant Patios in the West Suburbs

Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
5157 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
While Ballydoyle Irish Pub doesn’t have a special menu for dogs, the outdoor patio is dog-friendly and they will offer your dog water.

Crosstown Pub & Grill
909 East Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563
Crosstown’s patio is dog-friendly.

D.O.C Wine Bar
325 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 627-6666
D.O.C Wine Bar in Lombard allows dogs on their patio and will offer water and perhaps a treat.

Fuller House
35 East First Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 568-5466
Dogs are welcomed on the Fuller House patio.

Hillgrove Tap
800 Hillgrove Avenue
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 290-0055
Hillgrove Tap’s patio welcomes dogs, and they bring cold water out for your pup on hot days. Bonus: they share a patio with Western Springs restaurant Solstice, so you can also bring your pup to dine outside there.

Shake Shack
1950 Spring Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 413-1017
Shake Shack offers a dog-friendly menu and welcomes dogs to outdoor patio space. Their menu for dogs includes a Pooch-ini (ShackBurger® dog biscuits and vanilla custard) and Bag o’ Bones (5 ShackBurger® dog biscuits).

Did you know there is a secret menu item called a “puppuccino”? Next time you head to Starbucks, grab one for your furry friend. It’s a small cup filled with delicious whipped cream.

70 S La Grange Road
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 482-8700

124 N. Marion Street,
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 628-3421

103 S Main St,
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637-6400

Q-BBQ has three west suburban locations and allows dogs on their patios. While food must be ordered inside, they do offer a “bark-b-q” menu consisting of plain pulled meats for your pup.

Quigley’s Irish Pub
73 East Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
Quigley’s says they have the original dog-friendly patio in Naperville right on their website homepage.

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  • Our favorite place to bring our dog is Pollyanna Brewery in St. Charles. Their patio is dog friendly and there are always a ton of dogs. They also have water bowls available for any dog.


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