Pet Friendly Patios in Evansville

Love to travel with your best fur-riend? Explore Evansville and bring your little dog, too! Here is a list of local places to relax and enjoy a meal on a pet-friendly patio where your good boy or girl can go right along with you. ​​​​​​​


​​​​​​​Pangea Kitchen

Global menu, vegan ramen, and spring rolls aside, let's talk pizza on the patio. Pangea's Detroit Style pizzas can be prepared vegan or vegetarian upon request. Small Detroit Style pizzas can be requested with a gluten-free vegan crust so everyone can enjoy a slice of heaven on the eastside in Evansville! Azzip Pizza offers pet friendly patios at multiple locations. 

River City Coffee + Goods

A Main Street must for coffee and all things Evansville from dozens of local makers including Smith & Hide Handcrafted Goods Co., where you can find a finely crafted leather leash. Enjoy a secluded back patio tucked away from the busy scene on Main or grab a more social seat out front on the sidewalk. Right along Main Street, you can also find Pet-ios at Angelo's Italian Restaurant, COMFORT by Cross-Eyed Cricket, Milano Italian Cuisine, and the Peephole Bar and Grill.

Mo's House

Mo's House is an experience unlike any other. With an extensive list of bourbon and whiskey with more numbers than names, you might be in the right place to nose around. They don't serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own or order in. Hang out and make new friends in the heart of Haynie's Corner with your pup on these other patios nearby: Bokeh LoungeJust Rennies, Madeleine’s FusionPenny Lane CoffeehouseSchymik’s Kitchen, and Waltons Smokehouse and Southern Kitchen.

Gerst Haus

When you and your buddy are ready for a break, what could be better than an ice cold beer served in a frozen fishbowl glass? A giant Bavarian Pretzel or Gerst Haus famous Kraut Balls! There is no shortage of shady spots to let dogs lie on Franklin Street. These restaurants all have pet friendly patios: Amy's on Franklin, Bud's Rockin' Country Bar & GrillDamsel Brew PubFranklin Street Pizza FactoryFranklin Street TavernLamasco Bar & GrillMilk and Sugar Scoop ShoppeSmittys Italian Steakhouse, and Sportsman’s Grille & Billiards.

The Rooftop

The Rooftop also has a street level patio that's just perfect for your four-legged friend. If you find yourself near the Ford Center at the end of Main Street, hang a left on MLK Jr. Bvd. and follow your nose. On nights when there's a concert nearby, a special menu of fan faves is offered. Just around the bend on North Main Street DiLegge's Italian Restaurant also offers a spacious and shady spot for your doggo.

Myriad Brewing Company

Myriad means endless opportunity, an accurate description for this brewery. You may find fresh dog treats made from the spent grain from the brewing process. Your well beer-haved best buds are welcome. This downtown taphouse is doggone friendly to friendly best friends! Close by, on the riverfront, is Riverwalk with its fur-endly patio just across the street from the Four Freedoms Monument. If you happen to have a greyhound, he'll feel right at home at Bru Burger in a vintage greyhound bus station.

Dog Days of Summer & Otters Baseball

Bring your four-legged fans to the ballpark every Sunday home game for baseball and $2 hot dogs. Experience America's favorite pastime at the historic and iconic Bosse Field with your best fur-iend!. ​​​​​​​Official 2022 Schedule

Without a doubt, Evansville is doggone friendly. So go ahead and grab your best buddy for a few days away where everyone truly is welcome! Check out our pet friendly hotels where you can check in with your best bud.