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Dog Friendly Businesses in Pensacola

Dog Friendly Businesses in Pensacola

There's nothing better than spending time with your family and that includes fur babies!  There are several businesses in the Pensacola area that welcome your pets with open arms. Take a look at our list for some fun pet-friendly Pensacola places to check out.

Pensacola area Pet Friendly Activities 

We humans aren’t the only ones who wants to have some fun in the sun! 

  • Bayview Park has both a dog park AND beach- Grill out with the WHOLE family! 
  • Pensacola Beach Dog Beaches- There are two dog beaches on the Gulf of Mexico on Pensacola Beach- one on Fort Pickens and one on Via Deluna just past Portofino 
  • Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site and Homestead- Pets are welcome on outside tours/activities
  • Little Heads Kayak Rentals- Bring your dog kayaking in Southwest Pensacola 
  • Frisky Mermaid Dolphin Tours & Boat Rentals- Pets are permitted on private rentals 
  • Blackwater Canoe- Bring your dog canoeing on Blackwater River in Milton 
  • The Ratchet Hatchet- Bring your pet to some axe throwing in Fort Walton Beach 

While Florida law doesn’t allow for pets to dine inside, we have plenty of pet-friendly restaurants in the Pensacola area that offer outdoor dining year-round. Here’s a list of our favorite pet-friendly restaurants. Don’t forget to request a bowl of cool water for your pet!

Our Favorite Pet Friendly Restaurants 

  • Coastal Cat Café- opening in Downtown Pensacola, enjoy coffee and tea in the company of cats available for adoption 
  • Jaco's- *Fun fact Jaco’s is named after the owners’ dog* 
  • Coastal County Brewing Company- Not only welcomes pets, but they host activities for dogs and have a dog park 
  • The Wacked out Weiner in Milton- Our best pick for the Pace/ Milton area 

Breakfast & Brunch Pet Friendly Restaurants 

  • Leisure Club 
  • Polonza Bistro 
  • Ruby Slipper Café 
  • Scenic 90 Café 

Downtown Pensacola Pet Friendly Restaurants 

  • Graffiti Pizza 
  • Hub Stacey’s 
  • Lucy’s in the Square- *Fun fact Lucy’s is named after the owners’ dog* 
  • O’Rileys Pub 
  • The Wine Bar 

Lucy's in the Square Dog friendly restaurant

Pensacola Pet Friendly Restaurants 

  • Brother’s BBQ 
  • Cactus Cantina 
  • George’s Artisan Bakery & Bistro 
  • Grover’s Fingers and Wings 
  • Shrimp Basket 
  • Tijuana Flats 
  • The Oar House 
  • Union Public House 

Pet friendly Breweries with food 

A local brewery is the perfect laid-back environment for a pet-friendly dinner. 

  • Perfect Plain Brewing Company 
  • Alga Beer 
  • Pensacola Bay Brewery 
  • Gary’s Bear Garden 
  • Odd Colony Brewing 
  • Doc's Hop Shop 

Docs Hop Shop dog friendly brewery in Pensacola

Pet Friendly Restaurants on Pensacola Beach 

Most of the restaurants on the beach are pet friendly as they offer great outdoor dining options. 

  • Crab’s We Got them 
  • Flounders 
  • Shaggy’s- Dog menu! 
  • Red Fish Blue Fish 

Shaggy's Pensacola Beach dog friendly restaurant

Pet Friendly Restaurants near Perdido Key 

  • Fisherman’s Corner 
  • Islander Food Shack 
  • Hub Stacey’s 
  • Lillian’s Pizza 
  • Sunset Grill 

 We hope you enjoy this list of pet friendly restaurants and activities. Pensacola is a dog-friendly community. Pets are welcome at many locations so if we've missed your favorite Pensacola pet-friendly place, reach out to us and we'll add it!