12 Top Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Worth

Craving some world famous barbecue, burgers or beers while you’re in Fort Worth? Now you won’t have to leave your pup at home while you’re out and about because we’ve rounded up some pet-friendly establishments. Bon appetite – for both of you!

Top Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Worth

1. Ye Olde Bull & Bush Pub

Arlington Heights
2300 Montgomery St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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  • Located close to Fort Worth’s Arts District
  • Cozy, no-frills, filled with regulars
  • Dogs allowed inside too – great for when the weather is bad
  • Voted “Best Hole-in-the-Wall Bar” of 2016 by Dallas Observer
  • No food served

2. Spiral Diner & Bakery

1314 W Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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  • Serving vegan comfort food since 2002
  • Variety of items – from nachos to burgers to BBQ
  • Custom cakes and baked goods – 100% vegan
  • Dog friendly seating for super healthy pups

3. RJ Gators

TCU/West Cliff
4413 Trail Lake Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76109

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  • Water bowls, treats for pups
  • Amazing dog-friendly patio – some say best patio in Fort Worth
  • Friendly staff
  • Locals RAVE about the food, especially seafood dishes

4. Landmark Bar & Kitchen

Arlington Heights
3008 Bledsoe St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

  • Dog-friendly patio – usually lots of pups
  • Water and treats provided, just ask the bartender
  • Arcade games, mechanical bull and DJs
  • Full menu served until 2 a.m.
  • Laidback, lively atmosphere

5. Shaw’s Patio Bar & Grill

1051 W Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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  • Water and treats for pups
  • Two free mimosas on Sundays, half price burgers on Thursdays and more
  • Comfort food – including an entire section of hotdog dishes
  • Friendly, attentive staff that LOVES pets

6. Riscky’s Bar-B-Q

Northeast Fort Worth
140 E Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164

  • In Stockyards, surrounded by fun shops
  • Outdoor seating is dog-friendly
  • Famous ribs, sandwiches, chicken for over 75 years
  • Fun environment, but wait for food can be a little long

7. Cane Rosso

815 W Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Dogs allowed on patio
  • Often considered the best pizza in the area
  • Ask about off-menu pizza specials!
  • Began Cane Rosso Rescue, a non profit rescue that finds homes for abandoned pups
  • Fun, social atmosphere

8. Blue Mesa Grill

Arlington Heights
612 Carroll St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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  • Dogs on shaded patio
  • Serves upscale Mexican food
  • Brunch menu popular with the regulars
  • Excellent service

9. The Usual

1408 W Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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  • Easy-going atmosphere
  • Drinks inspired by Prohibition Era cocktails
  • Dog-friendly patio

10. Bird Café

Downtown Fort Worth
155 E 4th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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  • Spacious, dog-friendly patio
  • Specializes in small plates
  • Try the Monte Cristo sandwich special
  • Located the historic Land Title Building in Fort Worth’s famous Sundance Square
  • Complimentary valet available

11. Woodshed Smokehouse

TCU/West Cliff
3201 Riverfront Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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  • Dog-friendly patio with fire pits, picnic tables
  • Special menu for pups
  • Dog of the month contest
  • Features classic barbecue dishes, plus more adventurous items

12. Chadra Mezza & Grill

TCU/West Cliff
1622 Park Pl Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76110

  • Pet-friendly patio
  • Lebanese cuisine blended with Mediterranean flavor
  • Special buffet nights
  • Extensive gluten-free menu
  • Hosts “Pooches on the Patio!” every Wednesday from 4 to 10 p.m.

Somewhere else you’re hoping to go that isn’t as friendly to your four-legged friend? No problem! Simple hire a local sitter and you’ll have the freedom to explore the whole city.