Pet owners know the importance of taking their dog for a walk. Walks are a great way for your dog to get some exercise, stretch their legs, and get out of the house. It’s also an easy way for you to work up an appetite. Some pet owners will just head home to drop off Fido and then head out once again to get something to eat. Instead of making two trips, consider these options for taking your pup along! There are plenty of places in Tucson where Fido and his friends are welcome to join you during your meal. Skip the pit-stop at home and simply bring your furry friend along for a delicious meal in Tucson.

Going out to eat but feeling guilty about leaving your dog at home all alone?! Not a problem with the pet friendly patios in Tucson!

Pet Friendly Patios in Tucson:

Zinburger | 1865 E. River Rd #101

Everyone in Tucson knows that if you’re looking for a gourmet burger, Zinburger is where you’ll find the best ones. The atmosphere is very modern, and the back patio is dog-friendly! Burgers with the pup, what could be better! 

Viv’s Cafe | 8987 E. Tanque Verde

Viv’s Cafe is a classic cafe that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have outdoor seating available for dog owners and their pets. The breakfast served at Viv’s is some of the best you’ll find in Tucson.

1702 Pizza & Beer | 1702 E. Speedway Blvd

There is nothing like a cold, craft beer on any given evening. At 1702 you can add delicious pizza with a fantastic atmosphere, and Fido can join you at the outside tables as well.

Poco & Mom’s Cantina | 7000 E. Tanque Verde

Getting Mexican food is easy in Tucson. Getting great tasting, mind-blowing Mexican cuisine, is another story. Poco & Mom’s has the Mexican food you’re looking for, in fact, their tagline is “It’s hard not to get addicted…” and it’s true. Poco & Mom’s even allows dogs to join the fun on the very spacious patio.

Blanco Tacos & Tequila | 2905 E. Skyline Dr

Another contender for best Mexican cuisine in Tucson is also dog-friendly. Blanco Tacos not only specializes in Mexican cuisine but some of the best margaritas in town can be found here as well. 

Pappoule’s Greek Restaurant | 7475 N. La Cholla Blvd

For those who want a more exotic experience, Pappoule’s offers traditional Greek cuisine. The patio is available and open for pets! It’s shaded as well so you can escape that notorious Tucson heat.

Wildflower | 7037 N. Oracle Rd

Not many people think of bringing their dog to a fine dining establishment. That’s because those people haven’t been to Wildflower, let alone Tucson. Dogs are always welcome to join you on the patio during your fine dining experience a Wildflower! 

Stray Dogs Grill | 78 West River Rd

Stray Dogs is the picture perfect place to bring your dog while you enjoy a meal. The Stray Dogs name refers to their delicious hot dogs like the Sonoran dog or the Chicago dog.

Mutts | 806 E. University Blvd

Another fantastic restaurant with hot dogs on the menu is Mutts. You can also enjoy breakfast and any of the daily specials that the locals love. All outdoor seating at Mutts is dog-friendly as well.

Frank’s/ Francisco’s Restaurant | 3843 E. Pima St

Enjoy great breakfast at Frank’s every morning and bring your dog along for the ride. The fun is the switch after breakfast, Frank’s closes down and switches things up. In the evening, Frank’s turns into Francisco’s and starts serving Mexican cuisine! 

Going out to eat but feeling guilty about leaving your dog at home all alone?! Not a problem with the pet friendly patios in Tucson!