10 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Nevada
If you’re looking for dog friendly restaurants outside Las Vegas where you can grab a bite to eat with your pooch, these spots in Boulder City, Carson City, Reno and Virginia City, Nev., welcome dogs on their outdoor patios or decks.
Before you go, be sure to read 5 Tips for Dining Out With Your Dog.
This popular brewpub was named Nevada’s Best by Nevada Magazine last year. According to its website, brews range from “rich stouts and hoppy pale ales to our most popular, a light, refreshing hefeweizen served with a slice of juicy orange.” Plenty of food options are on the menu as well. Your pooch is welcome in the beer garden, which is misted and shaded. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
Your pooch can join you on this wine bar’s sidewalk cafe. “The Bordeaux Platter was awesome – spanish manchego, a variety of cheeses, grapes and olives,” wrote Yelp reviewer Scott W. “You can sit outside under cover with overhead heaters (winter) / misters (summer) and people watch for hours.” Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio of this coffee shop that serves cleverly named dishes like eggs “clamation,” “hamination” and “ploitation.” It’s a “hidden gem for lunch or dinner with your dog if you’re in the Carson City area,” noted Kim W. on Yelp. Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
“Great locals place,” wrote a reviewer on tripadvisor.com. “Wonderful fresh food, generous portions.” Your dog can join you on the patio as you enjoy this old-fashioned diner’s specialties – one of which is a cinnamon bun the size of a plate – and watch the comings and goings at the Nevada State Capitol right across the street. Open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
Leashed and friendly dogs are welcome on this highly rated restaurant’s outdoor deck overlooking the Truckee River. The ambiance is “welcoming, friendly and elegant,” according to its website. Open 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Reno is known as the Biggest Little City in the World, and this family-owned restaurant (Peg is the grandma) offers “the Biggest Little Breakfast in the World.” Pet parent Dale G. wrote on Yelp, “We had our dog with us and we were told that he was welcome and even offered water and a bowl for him. (Never had that level of service – ANYWHERE!)” Three locations in Reno, with another opening soon. Open 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
Serving delicious homemade soups along with fresh salads and sandwiches, Süp welcomes leashed dogs with good manners on the outdoor patio. “This was hands down the best soup I have tasted in my life!” wrote Stephanie Fatum on urbanspoon.com. ”It had a cute atmosphere and the servers were very friendly.” Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Located in the historic Hotel Riverside building, this casual and fun restaurant serves tasty American fare. Your pooch is welcome to join you on the expansive patio. “The outside seating was great and they let my dog sit right next to the table with his own water bowl and treats,” wrote Tai J. on Yelp. “They also donated a percentage of the check to the Humane Society because I brought my dog. VERY COOL!” Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Friday through Sunday.
Comstock Creamery – 171 C St. (map), 775-847-7744
Grab some ice cream or a cold beer at this eatery and enjoy the dog-friendly deck’s 100-mile view. The menu also includes sandwiches, espresso and pastries. “We not only had a hot dog at the ice cream shop on Wednesday, but we drove back on Thursday for another one,” commented lpani on a Travel Nevada photo. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Your pooch can join you on the outdoor patio as you chow down some smoked barbecue that’s made fresh each day. “This is a tiny mom-and-pop business, and they really know how to do pulled pork sandwiches,” wrote Judy B on tripadvisor.com. “There are, I think, about four small tables inside and some seating outside, so you tend to make friends with other diners pretty quickly.” Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or earlier, if the food runs out) daily.
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PHOTO: Les Chatfield