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Whether you're checking out a Dog for the Day, looking for a place to take your foster or wanting to hang out with your own dog, Atlanta has plenty of dog-friendly spots to spend some time with your pooch.

Dog-friendly Patios


  • Joe's on Juniper
  • Henry's
  • Einstein's
  • The Vortex
  • Park Tavern
  • Orpheus Brewery
  • Woody's Philly Cheesesteaks
  • Cypress Street Pint and Plate
  • Sweetwater Brewery

West Midtown:

  • Six Feet Under
  • Red Brick Brewery
  • Monday Night Brewery
  • Urban Tree Cidery
  • Scofflaw Brewery

Virginia Highlands/Inman Park/Morningside:

  • Cowtippers
  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers
  • The Family Dog
  • Moe's and Joes
  • Taco Mac
  • Diesel Filling Station
  • Atkin's Park
  • Barcelona
  • Hampton and Hudson
  • Across the Street Mexican
  • BarTaco
  • Ponce City Market (outside restaurants and shops)
  • Dancing Goats Coffee
  • City Winery

Decatur/Avondale Estates:

  • Wild Heaven Brewery
  • My Parent's Basement
  • The Beer Growler
  • Leon's Full Service
  • The Square Pub
  • Thinking Man Tavern
  • Twain's Brewpub and Billards


  • Buckhead Saloon
  • Red Pepper Taqueria

Dog-friendly Trails:

  • The Atlanta BeltLine
  • Sweetwater Creek Trails
  • Arabia Mountain Trails
  • Morningside Nature Preserve
  • Kennesaw Mountain
  • Henry Mills Fall Trail
  • Vickery Creek Trail


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