There is nothing better than enjoying life with your dog! For a well-behaved pup, a trip to a local restaurant is a fun and enriching experience. It is equally fun for their humans!
Here are 8 restaurants in Lakewood Ranch that offer dog-friendly seating, with a side of great food!
11544 Palmbrush Trail, Bradenton, FL 34202
Near Lakewood Ranch Blvd & SR-70
Sea Star Cafe offers a tasty breakfast and lunch menu and outdoor seating for dogs. Don’t forget to check out their daily specials before you go! Choose from a variety of tasty options like western omelets, Belgian waffles, homemade chili, Cobb salad, grilled chicken sandwiches, meatloaf melts, and fish and chips. Dogs are welcome on the enclosed brick patio. Open daily 7:30am to 2pm.
8215 Main St, Suite P103, Bradenton, FL 34202
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, near the Starbucks
Perfect for a leisurely brunch, this restaurant offers a range of carefully prepared plates such as Truffle Eggs Benedict and Spanish Omelets. They can all be enjoyed with handcrafted beverages, including the tangerine, elderflower, and mint mimosa. Leashed dogs are allowed in the outdoor seating area. Open daily 7:30am-2:30pm.
8203 Cooper Creek Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34201
Off University, next to Home Goods and Lane Bryant
Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria serves delicious Italian cuisine in a warm, inviting setting that offers dog-friendly outside seating. Choose from a diverse selection of tasty Italian entrees or one of their fantastic pizzas following up with a delicious dessert. Wash it down with a cold draft beer, glass of wine, or refreshing mixed drinks. Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm, and Sunday 4pm to 9pm.
11161 E State Rd 70 #103, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Near Lakewood Ranch Blvd & SR-70, in the Publix plaza
Mojo’s Real Cuban is a casual neighborhood eatery that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can select from an array of tasty dishes that are dedicated to Cuban cuisine and style from the delicious Cuban sand which to the mouthwatering Papa Rellenas. For pet seating, calling ahead to ensure availability is recommended. Mojo’s Real Cuban is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week.
8209 Natures Way #107, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Near University and Market Street, by Primrose School
The dog-friendly D’Lites Shoppe offers an array of health-conscious and guilt-free snacks and treats in a casual neighborhood setting. Choose from over 50 flavors of delicious soft-serve ice cream, all-natural non-dairy vegan ice cream, organic artisan ice cream, and a variety of healthy snacks and light fare such as gluten-free soups, granola, nuts, honey, herbal teas, and craft roasted coffee. Dogs are welcome at the four outdoor tables. D’Lites Shoppe is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm, and Sunday noon to 8pm.
8110 Lakewood Main St, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Main Street, near the roundabout
MacAllisters Grill and Tavern is a Scottish, golf-themed bar with over a dozen dog-friendly tables outside. On the menu, you’ll find both traditional Scottish and American fare with popular items like the Scottish Egg, Chicken Curry, and the MacAllisters Brave Heart Burger. The beverage selection includes a wide selection of beer, wine, and Scotch. MacAllisters is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 10:00pm.
6115 Exchange Way, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Near University & Market St, in the Publix plaza, next to Chili’s
Another Broken Egg Cafe is a dog-friendly, Southern-inspired restaurant, serving breakfast, brunch, and lunch to Lakewood Ranch locals and tourists alike. Their menu includes signatures such as its Salmon Power Bowl, Skinny Omelette, and Steel Cut Oats, traditional classics such as its Black Bean Benedict, and Huevos Rancheros, scramblers, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and brunch specialties, including its Cajun Louisiana Crawfish Skillet, Crab Cakes and Fried Green Tomatoes, Shrimp ‘n Grits, and its Lobster and Brie Omelette.
6240 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
University and Lockwood Ridge, in the Detwiler’s plaza
The Public House is another casual dining experience with that familiar American bar atmosphere. Hosting lunch and dinner all week from 11am to 12am their menu consists of a variety of sandwiches, burgers, and other meals that fit that classic grill setting. Their outdoor setting is also dog friendly for you and your pet to enjoy a meal.
If you visit one of these awesome eateries, please remember to leave them an online review and thank them for being dog-friendly! We love having so many places nearby that consider pets as family, just like us.