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11 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Kansas City

We all love our pets.  They love us unconditionally, shower us in kisses, and make for the perfect cuddle buddy at night.  Let’s face it, they are a part of our families, with distinct personalities just like our other family members.  I love taking my dogs out for runs or just a long walk, but when the hunger pangs hit after we’ve been playing around for a while, it seems restaurants don’t love our pets as much as we do.  Fortunately, these 11 Kansas City restaurants get it and welcome you and your dog in for a bit.

The Mixx

4855 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64112|website

Best known for their fresh and delicious salads, this local eatery is a great, healthy fast food alternative.  You and your pup can enjoy the sun and the scenery out on the Mixx’s patio.

Aixois Cafe

251 E 55th St, Kansas City, MO 64113|website

A cozy, French bistro located in Kanas City’s Brookside neighborhood offers a relaxing atmosphere, a gorgeous patio, and delicious food.  Their patio is open to pets so you and man’s best friend can enjoy a nice relaxing afternoon together.

The Brooksider

6330 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City, MO 64113|website

The Brooksider is a fun sports bar serving up your standard bar fare and had 50 large HD TV screens for you to cheer on your favorite team.  Bring the whole family, including your dog for some good food, great beer, and a whole lot of fun!

Westside Local

1663 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108|website

Farm to table, American fare in a cozy space with exposed brick and a beer garden sounds like an incredible time.  Factor in that on top of their fresh food and eclectic assortment of beer that they welcome your dog too and Westside Local is an automatic win.

McCoy’s Public House

4057 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111|website

McCoy’s Public House offers American comfort food, cocktails, and an impressive assortment of beer.  The bar and grill opens it’s doors to you and your pets.  Your pup can enjoy the sun while you enjoy your pint.

La Bodega

703 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108|website

La Bodega’s chic space, delicious and authentic tapas, and well crafted cocktails drew me in before I ever knew they allowed my doggie to dine with.  Sit out on their patio so you and your fluffy friend can enjoy La Bodega.

Tannin Wine Bar

4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO 64111|website

Tannin’s offers one of the most extensive wine lists in Kansas City.  Enjoy with a one of their seasonal dishes and your pup sitting by your side.

Kansas City Bier Company

310 West 79th St., Kansas City, MO 64114|website


Bring your pup to sit next to you at one of KC Bier Company’s outdoor communal tables.   German style lagers and ales served along side snacks means you get to enjoy the rich flavors of German beer with your best friend for a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

Harry’s Bar and Tables

501 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111|website

An old-school bar serving elevated bar fare, flatbreads, and creative cocktails are just a few of the reasons why we love Harry’s.  Their spacious cobblestone back patio is the perfect hangout for you and your pup.  Grab a bite and a drink after a walk around Kansas City’s historic Westport area

Char Bar

4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO 64111|website

Ready for some smoked meats and amusements for the whole family (including the family dog)? Stop into Char Bar for some delicious Southern and BBQ inspired dishes, old school carnival games, and a patio so large you’ll feel like you’ve left the city!

Three Dog Bakery

1843 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, MO 64120|website

This one makes the list just for our furry friends!  Three Dog’s Bakery is an artisan bakery for well…dogs.  The handcrafted treats are made with premium, natural ingredients.  The healthy treats ensure  your beloved pet maintains a balanced diet and lives a happy life!

Now you and your pup can enjoy a nice day at these 11 Kansas City restaurants.  You bring the pup, they’ll bring the fun!

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Russell Viers

Wednesday 7th of June 2017

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