Dog-Friendly Places Around Louisville


Whether you are looking for a treat for your pup, a park to let them run, or a bar to enjoy a drink while your dog can play, this is the article for you! Here is our guide to dog-friendly places around Louisville! (Please note that many businesses do require a waiver to be signed before arrival).

Dog-Friendly Bars

Club K9 Dog Bar – Trivia Mondays at 7!  Be sure to visit their website to fill out waiver, review rules, and where to submit vet records for your pups.

PG&Js Dog Bar – Be sure to visit their website to fill out a waiver, review rules, and where to submit vet records for your pups.

Dog-Friendly Patios

Always call ahead to make sure the patio is open and if they still allow dogs.

211 Clover
21st in Germantown
3rdTurn Brewing
80/20 at Kaelin’s
Against the Grain
Agave & Rye
Air Devils Inn
Akasha Brewing Co.
Aspen Creek Oxmoor
Backside Bar & Grill
Bambi Bar
Baer’s Winery (New Albany)
Bark Bar on Baxter Ave.
Barret Bar
Bearno’s Pizza by the Bay
Big Bad Breakfast
Blind Squirrel
BlueDog Bakery
Boombozz Pizza (Westport Village / Highlands)
Brasserie Provence
Bristol Bar & Grille
Brooke and Billy’s
Brownie’s “The Shed” Grille and Bar
Buckheads (Jeffersonville)
Biscuit Belly St. Matthews
Bungalow Joe’s
Cask Southern Kitchen and Bar
CC’s Low Carb Kitchen
Check’s Cafe
Chik’n & Mi
Chili Bar
Christmas Morning Cafe
Chubby Ray’s Pizza Co
City BBQ
Coals Artisan Pizza (St. Matthews / Middletown)
Coldstone Creamery (locations with outdoor patios)
Comfy Cow
Crafthouse Pizza (Preston)
Cultured Cheese & Charcuterie Bar
Cunningham’s Creekside
Dairy Del
Dairy Kastle
DiOrio’s Pizza and Pub
Ditto’s Grill
Dizzy Whizz
Double Dogs
Dragon King’s Daughter
Dundee Tavern
El Taco Luchador (Highlands)
Emmy’s Squared Pizza
Everyday Kitchen
Feast BBQ
First Watch
Flanagan’s Ale House
Floyd County Brewing (New Albany)
Fork & Barrel
Four Pegs
Franklin Ave Beer Depot
Full Stop Station
Garage Bar
Get It On a Bun at Booty’s
Grain House at Floyd Co. Brewing Co.
Grape Leaf
Gravely Brewing Co.
Great Flood Brewing (Middletown)
Grind Burger Bar & Kitchen
Gustavo’s Norton Commons
Harbor & Hops
Harrods Creek Tavern (Prospect)
Havana Rumba
Heine Brothers Coffee (locations with outdoor patio)
Heitzeman Bakery & Deli
Hideaway Saloon
Highland Tap Room
Hilltop Tavern
HM Franks
Holsopple Brewery
Hoops Grill & Sports Bar
I Love Tacos (Bardstown Rd)
Irish Rover
Jake & Elwood’s
Jake & Leonard’s Chicago Pizza (Frankfort Ave)
Jason’s Deli (locations with patios)
J Harrods
Joella’s Hot Chicken Middletown
Joe’s Older than Dirt Bar
K9 Club
Kareem’s Bait and Beverage
Kayrouz Café
La Bodeguita de Mima
La Suerte
Lindsay’s Kitchen
Logan Street Market
Lydia House
Mag Bar
Mark’s Feed Store (Highlands)
Martin’s BBQ (Westport Rd)
Mayan Café
Mercato Italiano
Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen
Mike Lenning’s
Mile Wide Brewing
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Mojito’s Tapas
Molly Malones
Momma’s Mustard, Pickles and BBQ
Monnik Beer Co
Morning Fork
Moya’s American Kitchen
New Albany Exchange
New Cut
Noche Mexican BBQ (Bardstown)
Ntaba Coffee
NULU Marketplace
NY Pizza at the Summit
O-Line Sports Grill
Old Louisville Brewery
Old Louisville Tavern
Old School NY Pizza (Norton Commons)
Orange Leaf
Original Louisville Pizza Co.
O’Shea’s Irish Pub
Our Lady of Perpetual Hops
Panera Bread (locations with outdoor patio)
Parlour (Jeffersonville)
Patrick’s Liquor Bar
Pearl of Germantown
Pearl Street Taphouse
PettyBoys Seafood Bar & Grill
PG&J’s Dog Bar
Pho Ba Luu
Pier17 Cajun Seafood & Bar
Pizza Donisi
Pizza Place at Hikes Point
Please & Thank You Louisville
Portage House
Purrfect Day Cat Café
Qdoba (locations with outdoor patio)
Quills Coffee
R Place Pub
Ramiro’s Cantina
Raven Irish Pub
Red Hog
Red Hot Roasters Coffee
Red Yeti
River Road BBQ
Royals Hot Chicken
Safai Coffee Shop
Saint’s Pizza Pub & Skybar
Seasoned Pub (Prospect)
Selena’s at Willow Lake Tavern
Shenanigans Irish Grille (Highlands)
Silver Dollar Tavern on Frankfort
Simply Thai (Middletown)
Sissy’s Tacos
Six Forks Burger Co.
Skyline Chili
South Seas
Spinelli’s Pizzeria
Sports and Social Club
Square Cut Pizza
Starbucks (locations with patios)
Sunergos Coffee
Taco Choza
Taco City Louisville (Bardstown)
That’s my Dog (Jeffersonville)
The BA Colonial American Restaurant
The Café
The Celtic Pig
The Champagnery
The Cheddar Box Cafe
The Eagle
The Exchange Pub & Kitchen (New Albany)
The Fishery
The Goat
The Hub
The Joy Luck
The Limbo
The Pearl
The Pizza Place
The Post
The Raven
The Seafood Lady
The Shed
Tandoori Fusion Indian
Taziki’s Mediterranean Café
Tim Tam
Toast on Market
Toasty’s Tavern
Trouble Bar
Union 15 Sports Bar
Union Restaurant and Gameyard
Upland Brewery Jeffersonville
Uptown Café Louisville
Village Anchor (the Seahag)
Vines Wine Bar
West Sixth Brewery
Wick’s Original Highlands
Wild Eggs (Westport Village / Middletown / JTown)
World of Beer
Za’s Pizza Pub

Dog-Friendly Parks

Most of these parks are governed by the Louisville Dog Run Association, which has a yearly fee based on the number of dogs. They also require vet records to be on file.  Most Feeders Supply locations will take your application and fee. Please verify before going to any of the parks.

Barklands at Beckley Creek Park – 1200 S Beckley Station Rd, Louisville, KY, US, 40245

Champions Dog Park – 2930 River Rd, Louisville, KY, US, 40206

Cochran Hill Dog Park – Cochran Hill Road/Lexington Road

Elizabeth Cleland Cauland Dog Run – Wendell Moore Park, 1251 South Brook Street, Louisville, KY, US, 40203

E.P. Tom Sawyer Park – 3000 Freys Hill Road, Louisville, KY 40241

Freeman Lake Dog Park – Nalls Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Highland Dog Park – 1300 Spruce Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 Visit their website for rules and how to send your vet records.

Louisville Waterfront Park – 129 E River Rd, Louisville, KY, US, 40202

Morton Street Dog Park – Morton Ave, Louisville, KY, US, 40204

New Albany Dog Park – 1935 Budd Road, New Albany, IN 47150

Old Louisville Dog Run – 1251 South Brook Street, Louisville, KY, US, 40203

Vettiner Dog Run – 5550 Charlie Vettiner Park Rd, Louisville, KY, US, 40299

Waverly Dog Park – 4800 Waverly Park Road, Louisville, KY 40214

If you are traveling, you can find a dog-friendly place using one of the links below:

Pet Friendly Travel
Go Pet Friendly
Pets Welcome
Take Your Pet
Dog Trekker
Pet Hotels of America

Where is your favorite dog-friendly place to take your dog in Louisville?


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