21 dog-friendly patios in Chicago
This dog-loving taproom won't serve your doggy beer, but they do have water bowls ready and treats for the good dogs.
There's something about dogs and breweries that just feel right. This taproom is open to all dogs and they, of course, have water bowls as well.
You and your dog are welcome on Benchmark's patio. The bar staff sits water bowls out for your furry friend, plus they have yummy dog dishes like a plain burger, chicken or carrots.
The patio at freestyle food + drink at the Dana Hotel and Spa is the perfect retreat for your pup. They offer a Pet Patio Package for $10, which includes a plush pet, a signature water bowl and a gourmet treat. If you're planning a staycation with your four-legged friend, the hotel offers a special hotel package with goodies like a customized dog tag, dog-friendly attractions and an in-room doggy bed and bowl. The concierge even arranges doggy massages and pet psychics on request.
Relax and rehydrate at this restaurant and bar on the beach. You can usually find live music and there will always be dog bowls with water. When Fluffy gets a little antsy, take him down the road to the dog-friendly area at Montrose Beach.
Clark Street Ale House is dog central. The bar's spacious beer garden in the back welcomes all kinds of canines. A few regulars tend to organize "dog parties" a couple times each month so dog-owners and their pups get a chance to make new friends.
Parson's is a huge fan of dogs. The patio is the perfect summertime spot, and you'll find plenty of water dishes to go around. Most likely, there will be some dog treats in the back, too.
Spoke & Bird is a small restaurant, bar and café with a giant tree-lined patio. The best part about this dog-friendly spot is the awesome dog park just two blocks away with pools, a track, obstacles and toys.
This happy brewery has plenty of water dishes, treats, love and affection for all puppy visitors. Dogs are welcome inside the taproom, too.
The Southport Corridor is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll with your four-legged friend. Give your pup time to find new smells while you relax with a craft beer on the sidewalk patio.
All size dogs are welcome at Small Bar's patio. There's a few communal water bowls, so no one goes thirsty.
Maybe at this Italian eatery your dog can finally live out their Lady and the Tramp fantasy (but probably not). Head to Ranalli's patio and ask your server for a water bowl.
This neighborhood bar has a modest patio with trees and string lights, and humans and their dogs are most welcome. It is BYOF, so you and your pup can have a tasty meal along with a few drinks.