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Do you love eating out, but can’t bear to be away from your pet pooch? With so many incredible places to eat in Texas’ coolest city, we’ve rounded up some of the best dog-friendly restaurants in Houston. From the most delicious hot dogs in town through to brunch spots where four-legged friends are always welcome, here are our top picks:
Barnaby’s is a popular restaurant chain that can be found at several locations in Houston. The restaurant has a dog-friendly attitude, with your furry best-friend being allowed to sit on its porches, where they’re likely to make acquaintances with other dogs and there’s plenty of outdoor seating. The menu at Barnaby’s is great, serving up delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Its locations include restaurants in Heights, Midtown, Downtown and River Oaks.
2. Piggy’s Kitchen and Bar
At Piggy’s Kitchen and Bar, you’ll find a welcoming patio for your best friend. Piggy’s has an awesome brunch, lunch, and dinner menu. Brunch covers everything from spicy eggs to chicken served with waffles, while lunch and dinner include delicious burgers to chunky sandwiches. There are also healthier options if you’re watching what you eat, such as fattoush salad and hummus plates to share.
Like the best food joints in Texas, Cottonwood is set in an industrial-chic restaurant and has a huge (dog-friendly) patio. The restaurant serves large plates of pub-style food, such as fish or shrimp tacos, and hearty sandwiches and burgers. They also have a brunch menu including cocktails. You’ll find a great craft beer selection too if you don’t fancy starting on spirits.
4. Good Dog Houston
Good Dog in Houston serves up great hot dogs and if your pooch is well-behaved, they’re welcome to tuck in too. The restaurant is known for its gourmet dogs, served in locally made, artisan buns, along with soups and salads if you’re looking for something a bit lighter. As with most of the restaurants mentioned in this roundup, dogs are welcome on the patio. There are two locations in Houston at Heights and Montrose. The hot dogs are so delicious, they often make it onto the best hotdogs in America list.
5. Porch Swing Pub
Porch Swing Pub prides itself on being a pet-friendly neighborhood joint. It’s a great place for happy hour and also has 38 beers on draft and tons of bottled beers too. The menu is simple pub grub, from fried pickles to spicy chicken wraps, there’s something for everyone. Your four-legged friend is, of course, welcome, as Porch Swing is one of the best, dog-friendly restaurants in Houston.