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5 of the Best Dog Friendly Restaurants in Baltimore

With the weather getting nicer, you’re not the only one that wants to get out of the house and spend time outside. Fido does too! Most places with an outdoor patio will allow leashed dogs without a problem. dog

But these spots got the attention of dog owners and there’s good reason for each of them. So the next time you’re heading out for happy hour, brunch, or lunch in Charm City, grab the leash and bring your dog to any of these pawsome spots!

Note: If you plan on attending during busy times, make sure to call ahead to ensure a spot outside.

#1 The Admiral’s Cup

1647 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

If you’re looking for a quick bite and drinks with friends (including man’s best friend), look no further than The Admiral’s Cup in Historic Fells Point. This sports bar and live music venue has it all – food, entertainment, and an environment that your pooch will surely enjoy. This place even goes so far as to offer events for us awesome dog people, like l “Drink With Your Dog” which includes a complimentary portrait of you and your pet! Now that’s a great time for everyone.

#2 Patterson Perk
2501 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224
If you are looking more to just grab a cup of coffee and relax with your pup, Patterson Perk, located Patterson Parkside, is a great pick! This coffee shop serves locally baked bagels and pastries as well as delicious fair-trade coffee. And there aren’t just treats for humans, they provide treats for you dog as well! You can also grab a quick lunch at this spot as well! Dogs are allowed at the outdoor tables.

#3 Riptide By the Bay

1718 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

In the mood for seafood? You have to love a place that brings out water bowls for your pup AND has great crab cakes. Riptide By the Bay offers outside seating for you and your dog with a lovely view of the water. You can sit outside the front of the restaurant or in the breezeway with your dog, which is a great option if the sunny weather suddenly takes a turn for the wet and windy.

#4 Blue Pit BBQ

1601 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211

Located in the Hampden neighborhood, Blue Pit not only has mouthwatering BBQ, but also over 100 American whiskeys, and a large selection of beer for you to sip as your dog drinks from the restaurant-provided bowls. The award-winning patio offers plenty of dog-friendly seating, and even has dog treats! If sitting outside with your pup makes you want to adopt another, you can even check out the BARCS Adoptable Dogs photos decorating the inside bar area. Just another great reason to visit Blue Pit!

#5 Pratt Street Ale House

206 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201

There’s dog-friendly restaurants and then there are restaurants who are dog-loving restaurants and Pratt Street Ale House is the latter. Fans of this spot say that you don’t even need to ask for a water bowl because the staff at Pratt Street are one step ahead and ready to come pet your pup upon arrival. Let’s not forget to mention their awesome patio and menu options (including crab dip) for you!


The Dog Chef Cafe

1712 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21231

Okay so maybe this one isn’t for YOU but you might want to pick up some for delicious, healthy food and treats for your canine companion on your way to your foodie spot of choice. The Dog Chef Cafe to sample made from scratch treats, such as beef and chicken based meals, doughnuts, cupcakes, and frozen yogurt.

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Josh Mente

Real Estate Leader Josh Mente, is a founding member and owner of The MD Home Team of Keller Williams Excellence, and is responsible for business administration and marketing for the firm. Josh’s career path began in 1998 as a loan officer for Eastern Savings Bank, where he managed national accounts. He later joined Option One Mortgage originating more than 500 transactions per year valued at $100M+ in sales. In 2006, Mente shifted his expertise to real estate sales, gained his license and focused on buy/fix/sell transactions. Josh is a member of Elite Real Estate Network (ERN), the 2009 Rookie of the Year for Long and Foster corporate, and in 2012 ranked 206 and 2013 ranked 234 in Real Trends of the Wall Street Journal, ranking in the top 250 agents nationwide for all brokerages. From any early age, Josh was introverted and worked hard to overcome a fears of sales - a business that doesn't lend itself well to introverted people. When challenged by a manager that he didn’t have what it took for a specific job, Josh pushed forward and won approval in his new position. That was a pivotal moment that set the pace for his success in real estate sales. Having earned an AA degree from Montgomery College in business administration in 1995 and a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Towson University in Mass Communications 1997, Josh married his college sweetheart Melinda and they now have three wonderful daughters that provide the opportunity to watch them grow up and experience things for the first time. A committed sports fanatic, Josh spends time on the golf course, and follows the Ravens and Orioles as a season ticket holder. He is a part owner of two restaurants in Manhattan, enjoys music and time away with the family at their beach house in Rehoboth, DE. He hopes to find time for his hobbies that include building furniture, playing guitar, learning Spanish and flying planes.

One Response to “5 of the Best Dog Friendly Restaurants in Baltimore”

  • Julie Funk
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    Ashland Cafe also welcomes dogs & treat them as a customer-bowl of water,treat & petting! Also Koopers same respect for the furry customers!!!

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