It’s your lucky day, Austinites! Rover.com is exploring the U.S. to find the best dog friendly hangouts, and the next stop on our tour is Austin! So get along little doggie, and check out these top picks for pooches!
South Lamar, 3508 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Dishing up “half Cajun, half texmex, half southern” food and a whole lot of style, Red’s Porch is a must visit. The welcoming staff and Texas-chic décor will have you thinking you’re at a neighbor’s backyard BBQ, and Red’s Porch loves your dog as much as you do. Not only is your pooch welcome on the restaurants first floor and back porch, but on Monday nights you get 10% off all food when you bring your pup! How’s that for a doggie deal?
Westgate, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78745
Groovy Dog Bakery offers delectable dog treat creations for your pup and fun for the whole family! Their Canine Kids Corner offers workshops where kids can make treats for their favorite pooch. Classes include the opportunity to decorate their own treat bag, and a personalized chef’s hat to take home. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Groovy Dog has their very own party room, hosting a plethora of parties for pups. Treat your dog (and their pals!) to a party package including a customized cake, “Groovy Smoothies”, and party hats for all.
Zilker, 2050 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Perfect for a summer evening, Opa! Coffee and Wine Bar’s patio gives you a cozy atmosphere to relax with your pup. Open until midnight on weekends, Opa! is just the place for an evening out when sipping wine under an expansive old maple tree sounds more your speed. The coffee and food selections make this a popular spot all day long, letting you gather with friends without having to leave your furry best friend behind.
Bouldin, 424 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Barton Springs Saloon is the perfect watering hole for Austinites seeking a throwback to an authentic neighborhood saloon. Regarded as a favorite “oh-four” hangout, you can belly up to the bar on a Saturday night out, or join the regular’s happy hour any night of the week. Don’t forget to bring along your pup, who is sure to be a hit with the friendly locals.