We know how much Miamians love their dogs. Can you blame us? There’s nothing better in this world than spending time with your best friend!
Luckily, there are tons of bars and restaurants that have the most welcoming environment for you and your furry companion if you’re looking for a drink out or a bite to eat. In fact, many of them give out free treats, feature special doggie menus, or have dog toys on standby for your pooch. These are the best dog-friendly bars, cafés, and restaurants in the 305 which are sure to make some tails wag.
1. Verde at PAMM, Downtown
Looking for a brunch and dog walk with a view? Then this is the spot for you! Verde, located in Pérez Art Museum Miami with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, is a modern, casual restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating perfect for your pup. Enjoy delicious brunch items crafted by the culinary team before taking your furry friend on a long walk in the nearby Maurice A. Ferré Park. The two of you will leave perfectly happy!
Find Verde at 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
2. LoKal, Coconut Grove
Head on over to LoKal with the fur baby and feast on burgers and craft beers, while they chow down on the restaurant’s menu items made just for them. Treat your pet to Chichi Get The Meatloaf (made with egg and tomato puree), Yeyo’s Chicken & Rice plus carrots and peas, or a Chew-Gar.
Find LoKal at 3190 Commodore Plaza in Coconut Grove
3. Casa Sensei, Downtown Fort Lauderdale
If you’re looking to spoil your dog, bring them to Casa Sensei for a new, unforgettable experience. Casa Sensei offers “doggie sushi,” hand-rolled bites specifically for dogs such as the Woof Roll with beef, rice, carrots and peas all rolled in soy paper or opt for a special treat with the Salmon Delight and Chicken Lovers Stir Fry. Guests who bring their dogs can enjoy the breeze and the bites on the pet-friendly patio overlooking the Himmarshee Canal.
Find Casa Sensei at 1200 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
4. Rosie’s: The Backyard, Little River
For an elevated brunch experience, head over to Rosie’s. There’s no one better to share your brunch with than your best furry friend! This adorable outdoor spot with plenty of greenery will give your pup some fresh air time while you enjoy the deliciousness of a chef-driven menu like Deviled Eggs Chicharrons and Omelette cacio e pepe with prosciutto.
Find Rosies: The Backyard at 7127 NW Second Avenue in Little River
5. Quarterdeck, Las Olas
This chill hangout knows just how to make your pooch feel special. Grab a table at Quarterdeck’s outdoor patio area and treat your pooch to a meal from the exclusive “Puppy Chow” menu. The selections include Grilled Chicken with Rice, Bacon Strips, Sweet Potato Treats, and an Unseasoned Hamburger Patty, all served with a bowl of ice water.
Find the Quarterdeck at 1035 SE 17th St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33166
6. Peacock Garden, Coconut Grove
In this lush patio shaded by complete tropical greenery, Peacock’s “Tail Wagger” menu features Wagyu Beef Tartare and Alaskan King Salmon Crudo, both served with a patty of organic sweet potato, green peas and eggshells, as well as complimentary water. No meal is complete without some sweet dessert, so your pup can finish with a Blueberry Puppycino.
Find Peacock Garden at 2889 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133
7. Negroni, Midtown
Don’t worry: Your pup won’t be subjected to begging for scraps if you dine at Negroni Midtown. Their Dogs Menu is available for all outdoor seating areas and includes two of the most luxurious puppy chow selections you will ever see. Your four-legged friend can enjoy the Chicken Nigiri made with organic grilled chicken breast, sushi rice and carrot spaghettis; or the Beef Tartare made with grass-fed ground beef, steamed sushi rice and boiled vegetables.
Find Negroni Midtown at 3201 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami, FL 33127
8. Sawa Restaurant & Lounge, Coral Gables
Pets are always welcome at this dual Mediterranean and Japanese restaurant in the beautiful Shops at Merrick Park. Take your furry friend for a special doggie meal. Start with some “tapas” like jerky strips or baked biscuits, then choose between the chicken breast kebab or filet mignon kebab for the main course. And don’t forget to conclude on a sweet note with a True Acres Dessert Cup!
Find Sawa at 360 San Lorenzo Ave in Coral Gables
9. Beach Bar at Newport Pier, Sunny Isles Beach
If your pup is a beach lover, they’ll definitely enjoy the sea breeze at the Beach Bar. They believe that pups make the best dinner guests so they’re always welcome to dine out on the pier. Grab a cocktail and some bites and maybe even slip your furry friend some snacks under the table. Some of Beach Bar’s most popular options include the Mahi BLT served blackened, grilled or fried with bacon, lettuce, tomato and dill caper tartar sauce on a toasted challah roll and Bahamian Conch Fritters served with mango pineapple habanera chutney.
Find the Beach Bar at 16501 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
10. Cielito Artisan Pops, multiple locations
There’s nothing like a delicious ice pop on a hot day (for you and your furry friend, that is). At this creative dessert shop, you and your best friend can get matching ones! Cielito’s PUPsicles are made with fresh fruits and sweetened with honey, and followed up with peanut butter, yogurt, and watermelon flavors.
Find Cielito Artisan Pops at Wynwood (2750 NW 3rd Ave), Aventura (19501 Biscayne Blvd) and Boca Raton (430 Plaza Real)
11. Mamey, Coral Gables
Culinary enthusiasts and their pups can indulge in delicious, island-inspired cuisine at Mamey by James Beard Nominee and Food & Wine Award-Winning Chef Niven Patel. Located inside the THesis Hotel, dogs are welcome throughout the property including on Mamey’s patio as well as Mamey on 3rd, an island-minded rooftop oasis. Guests and their four-legged friends can indulge in flavorful selections like the Local Wahoo Ceviche, or the Jerk Roasted Chicken.
Find Mamey Miami at 1350 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
12. Greenstreet Cafe, Coconut Grove
It’s not uncommon to find sweet pups accompanying their owners for weekend brunch in GreenStreet Cafe’s expansive patio. Whether you’re at GreenStreet for an omelette or their Nutella-filled French toast, the best part about bringing your best friend along is that they’ll usually get a little treat of bacon slices or pieces of grilled chicken, as well as their own bowl of ice water.
Find GreenStreet Cafe at 3468 Main Hwy, Miami, FL 33133
13. KUSH, Wynwood
Humans can dine on an array of starters, burgers, sandwiches, veggies and desserts. On the other hand, dogs can dine on KUSH’s doggy menu: Chichi’s Chicken & Rice made with grilled chicken mixed with brown rice, carrots and peas. There’s no kibble here, that’s for sure.
Find KUSH at 2003 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33127
14. Mehzcla, Miami Beach
Indulge in the new Latin fusion restaurant Mehzcla at The Balfour Hotel with your pooch from its shaded patio. With an all-day menu and cocktails to choose from, from Costillas to Wagyu Carne Asada, you and your pup can enjoy a tropical paradise under the palms, tucked away in the South of Fifth neighborhood in South Beach.
Find Mehzcla at 50 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139