Dog Friendly Restaurants in Denver
Elevate your dining experience in the Mile High City with the local pet-friendly restaurants. We’ve selected trendy and top-rated restaurants where you’ll likely see other dogs providing company to their hungry humans.
You’ll get quite the appetite in Denver. Its walkable downtown is excellent for sightseeing while walking your dog. Walk through the 16th Street Mall, extending more than a mile long. Admire the Daniels & Fisher clocktower while relaxing in Skyline Park. And the Big Blue Bear is a must-see as it peers into the Colorado Convention center.
When the munchies strike, head to one of these restaurants with your pet and indulge in Denver’s best cuisines.
Invite your dog along while you enjoy a different kind of weenie—the best hot dogs in Denver! Harley’s A Hot Dog Revolution has built a loyal following for nearly a decade for its unique hot dog masterpieces and atypical décor that will have you snapping photos of it all.
You’ll never be stuck on an Instagram caption or taking photos of your lunch outing with your pet because Harley’s has tons of quotes plastered on the walls for decoration—from quotes reminding you to “eat more weenies” to the outdoor mural inspiring you to imagine.
Harley’s serves a range of specialty hot dogs. It’s where you’ll find traditional hot dogs inspired by cities around the US, like the Windy City Dog, New York Pastrami Dog, and the New Orleans Dog. It also crafts its own creations like Chili Pie Dog, Buff Daddy Dog, and Mile High Dog to pay homage to the city of Denver itself. Order a side of waffle fries and finish the meal with a delicious milkshake.
Amenities and More: Offers Delivery, Offers Takeout, Vegan Options, Covered Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Android Pay, Accepts Apple Pay
Address: 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. Ste 112, Littleton, CO 80120
Direct from the recipe book of Grandma Chi, ZOMO Asian + American Eatery fuses traditional Vietnamese cuisine with American cuisine for a one-of-a-kind meal. So, don’t be shy about asking your waiter to explain the unique menu items!
Eating at ZOMO with your pet lets you enjoy the restaurant’s outdoor patio. It’s full of contemporary style from the inside out. It even has a unique abacus-style gate around it to add up all the great times you’ll have with your pet each time you come.
Order appetizers like the bite-sized Bahn Mi Pork sliders and the spring rolls to share for the table. Vietnamese entree dishes include Yellow Curry and Chicken Lo Mein, served authentically with rice on the side so clear the table to room when they arrive. Fusion dishes incorporate American-style cuisine in the Vietnamese Meatloaf. The Apple Pie Egg Rolls turns America’s favorite dessert into an Asian fusion dish that’s just as sweet but easier to eat.
Amenities and More: Waiter Service, Heated Outdoor seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Asian-owned, Vegan Options, Women-owned, Offers Takeout
Address: 3457 S. Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113
Take a break from your dog walk around the leafy sidewalks of Congress Park and visit Curtis Park Delicatessen for lunch. It’s a pet-friendly deli with a menu full of sandwiches that gives you variety each time you come. So, grab a seat on the front porch with shaded tables to cool off and fill your belly with Denver’s favorite sandwiches.
Curtis Park Delicatessen distinguishes itself from other delis with its fresh and local ingredients. The local City Bakery cooks and delivers bread daily to the kitchen while they prepare the condiments in-house.
Curtis Park Delicatessen has the perfect solution for those who can’t decide which sandwich to order. Spin the wheel at the front counter and see whether you’ll get one of the signature sandwiches—Italian, French, American, Beef, or a special seasonal sandwich. It’s one game where everyone is a winner because you can’t go wrong with either choice!
Sandwiches come with a sliced pickle and Denver chips on the side.
Amenities and More: Takes Reservations, Vegan Options, Offers Military Discount, Wheelchair Accessible, Heated Outdoor Seating, Offers Delivery, Offers Takeout
Address: 2700 E. 6th Ave. Unit B, Denver, CO 80206
From the farm to Denver, The Rotary brings a healthy alternative to hungry pet owners. It specializes in rotisserie-style chicken dishes along with vegan and vegetarian options. It’s a family-run operation that makes you and your pet feel like part of the family.
You don’t need your pet’s sense of smell to appreciate the savory scents of chicken slow-roasting in the kitchen. Because why rush good food? Order your food at the counter and eat on the outdoor patio, which allows pets.
The Rotary has a menu designed with everyone in mind regardless of how many people you bring to dinner. Dine with the entire family with dishes such as rotisserie chicken, slow roast pork shoulder, and other large portions of shareable plates. The sandwiches are a one-man show with options like vegan charred cauliflower or rotisserie chicken sandwich. It also has a menu with smaller portions for kids.
Ask about limited-time items not on the menu and gluten-free dishes if needed.
Amenities and More: Offers Takeout, Offers Delivery, Many Vegetarian Options, Accepts Apple Pay, Outdoor Seating, Offers Military Discounts, Wheelchair Accessible, Happy Hour Specials
Address: 217 S. Holly St., Denver, CO, 80246
One taste of the Pikine Grill Food Truck, and you’ll experience West Africa. Created by Chef David Diop from Dakar, Senegal, he’ll introduce you to his native culture through food. So, whether you find the food truck participating in local events around Denver or stopping by during the week at its location in Aurora, you’ll get the same excellent flavor every time.
The Pikine Grill Food Truck was established in 2015 and has been on a roll ever since. It serves the best of Senegalese cuisine, and its owner is always in good spirits when you finally make it to the counter to order.
The traditional Maafe, or peanut stew, and the Yassa Bowl are popular dishes in Senegal and are always customer favorites from the food truck. Taste the rich seasoning of the juicy Dibi, or grilled lamb. A skewer of fried plantains pairs perfectly with any dish.
If you can’t get enough of the cuisine, you can take home a bottle of the signature habanero hot sauce.
Amenities and More: Offers Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Offers Military Discount
Address: 16360 East Fremont Ave., Aurora, CO 80022
Jump off the Denver Light Rail (yes, pets can ride!) at Belleview Station and stop by the Urban Egg restaurant. You’ll be part of the morning crowd seeking something delicious to start the day. Or wait until brunch time to indulge in the timely meals.
Feel the crisp morning air as you sit outside on the front patio beneath yellow umbrellas as bright as the sun. You’ll take it easy like Sunday morning as your friendly waitress handles the logistics of putting in your order and bringing it outside for you to enjoy.
Satisfy your inner pancake connoisseur with a flight of pancakes, including cinnamon swirl, blueberry streusel, and other unique flavors. The stuffed French brioche toast will send your taste buds to Nutella heaven when you take a bite. The chicken and waffle Benedict offers a creative rendition of a brunch favorite.
Amenities and More: Offers Delivery, Offers Takeout, Vegan Options, Offers Military Discount, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Waiter Service
Address: 6991 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, CO 80237
Slurp! It’s hard to mind your manners with the tasty dishes you’ll find on the menu of Lucky Noodles. And luck is on your side because it’s one of the best Thai restaurants in Denver to bring your pet.
The Mile High City isn’t Bangkok, but Lucky Noodles makes you feel like you’re dining in the Thai capital. Sip on a Singha beer, a leading beer imported from Thailand, while tasting the range of noodle dishes and other typical Thai food.
Choose your preferred utensils when dining at Lucky Noodles—fork or chopsticks. The OMG Pad Thai will have you exclaiming to the heavens after each mouthful. Dive into a bowl of Tom Yum Noodle Soup and fish out pieces of chicken or shrimp. You’ll get a proper food high after tasting the sweet flavors of Pineapple Express.
Lucky Noodles has an outdoor patio that welcomes pets to experience Thailand without ever leaving Denver.
Amenities and More: Offers Delivery, Offers Takeout, Accepts Apple Pay, Women-owned, Asian-owned, Outdoor Seating
Address: 1201 E. Colfax Ave. Ste 102, Denver, CO 80218
Stepping inside the Spice Room is like entering an Indian spice cabinet. Cumin, clove, and cardamom aromas flow from the kitchen to the outdoor patio. Pets will instantly pick up on the scent once you arrive in the parking lot.
You’ll feel like royalty as your waiter brings out your food when it’s ready to serve up a meal fit for a king and queen. In true Indian fashion, your table will be full of plates and bowls, even if you’re dining alone with just your pet.
Break bread with appetizers like the papadum, an Indian-style cracker dipped in a platter of different sauces. Satisfy your Indian food cravings with a plate of Tandoori chicken wings, butter chicken wings, and chicken curry. Each meal truly defines the rich spices and flavors of the Spice Room.
Spice Room opens daily at 11 AM and stays open until 9 PM or later.
Amenities and More: Covered Outdoor Seating, Happy Hour Specials, Waiter Service, Vegan Options, Accepts Apple Pay, Accepts Android Pay, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Address: 3157 W. 38th Ave., Denver, CO 80211
Did you know that Alaska was the 49th state to join the US? It’s where The 49th restaurant derives its name as it crafts a menu of cuisine typical for the Last Frontier. Alaskan cuisine is a reflection of the state—fresh seafood, burgers made with meat from the wilderness, and beer as cold as glaciers.
Since opening in 2014, The 49th has become popular for pet owners in Denver. It provides an outdoor patio to eat when your pet tags along.
The menu at The 49th is a geography lesson about Alaska. If your taste buds need a break from your everyday eats, send them on a trip with the AK Vacay Burger topped with Canadian bacon and pineapple cream cheese. Take a bite of the Eagle River Elk Meatloaf smothered in gravy. Fresh flavors of the sea get served with the Wild Alaska cod in the fish and chips platter.
Amenities and More: Offers Takeout, Many Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour Specials, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Address: 4550 S. Kipling St. Ste 6, Denver, CO 80127
The fresh-tasting Italian cuisine served at Postino LoHi is thanks to the fresh ingredients used in every dish. It’s part of the secret that keeps this pet-friendly restaurant in the rotation for dining out in Denver. So, grab your pet and a glass of wine and get ready to see what the buzz is about.
Pets never get excluded from the dine-in experience. On nice days, the restaurant’s garage door opens to connect the inside venue with the outdoor dining patio. It gives a perfect view of the restaurant’s contemporary decorations. Also, it lets your waiter deliver food promptly once ready in the kitchen.
Postino LoHi has something for all palates. Craving seafood? The plate of smoked salmon carpaccio is full of flavors and color. Sandwich-lovers can sink their teeth into the brie panini. Health-conscious pet parents can stick their forks into the Brussel sprout salad. For even more variety, the bruschetta plate brings all the restaurant’s best tastes in a flight of assorted toppings.
Amenities and More: Takes Reservations, Offers Delivery, Offers Takeout, Many Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour Specials, Wheelchair Accessible, Waiter Service, Heated Outdoor Seating
Address: 2715 17th St., Denver, CO 80211