Cross Roads Restaurant

North Avenue,
Elmhurst, IL 60126
"Dog-Day Afternoons" on Sundays in the summer. Sit on the patio and have dog orders served on plates with lots of fresh water on the side.


World of Beer

1601 Sherman Avenue,
Evanston, IL 60201
Enjoy their extensive bottle selection and rotating draught list. They’ve also got wine, spirits from local distillers, and a creative cocktail program with choices like Dragon Berry Mojito. Their food menu will stave off any hunger pangs; we like the Beer-Battered Shrimp Tacos with Sriracha-Lime Aioli and the Mac-n-Cheese Dog. Enjoy their dog with your dog on their pet-friendly patio. Open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

The Celtic Knot Public House

626 Church Street,
Evanston, IL 60201
Pet Friendly The Celtic Knot Public House in Evanston, IL
Stop by for a beer (they’ve got 15 on tap), to partake of their extensive collection of whiskies, or to have a glass of wine or a cocktail. They also offer classic pub grub including Bangers and Mash, Dublin Coddle (bacon and sausage stew), and Scotch Eggs, and much more, which you can share with your canine in their pet-friendly outdoor seating area. There is also brunch on Sunday and Moira’s Afternoon Tea, offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays 2 to 4 p.m. Open Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday & Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to midnight.

Flattop Grill

707 Church Street,
Evanston, IL 60201
Pet Friendly Flattop Grill in Evanston, IL
We love this Asian-style restaurant, where you can mix and match your own vegetables, proteins, and sauce to create a meal uniquely your own. Enjoy it with your pup on their pet friendly patio. Open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Firehouse Grill

750 Chicago Avenue,
Evanston, IL 60202
Pet Friendly Firehouse Grill  in Evanston, IL
Let your pooch get in touch with his inner dalmation at this pet-friendly restaurant located in a renovated and repurposed fire station. You and your best bud can enjoy the pub-style menu on their outdoor patio. Of course for starters we like the Mini Chili Cheese Char Dogs but their Disco Fries, topped with pulled pork, chili con queso, and jalapenos are also awesome (and almost dinner in itself!). They’ve also got hearty sandwiches and burgers, and Detroit-style pan pizza with multiple different toppings to choose from. There is brunch on the weekends with great selections like Pepper and Egg Bagel Club and Blueberry Waffles. Open Monday 4:30 to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Forest Park

Miller Meadow South

2175 South 1St Avenue,
Forest Park, IL 60130
Part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Miller Meadow South features 3 acres for your canine to play and explore off leash. There is also an outdoor shelter, and the park connects to 2 miles of trails (your doggo needs to be on leash if you hike). To use the Forest Preserves off leash area, you must purchase an annual membership, which is $60 annually per dog for residents and $120 for nonresidents.

Gages Lake

Jesse Oaks

18490 W Old Gages Lake Rd.,
Gages Lake, IL 60030
Pet Friendly Jesse Oaks in Gages Lake, IL
Pets welcome patio available


Fever River Outfitters

525 S. Main St.,
Galena, IL 61036
Go canoeing and/or kayaking with your dog!


Claddagh Irish Restaurant

1702 Commons Drive,
Geneva, IL 60134
Pets are welcome on deck

Glen Ellyn

Chicks'n Salsa Mexican Grill

874 East Roosevelt Road,
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Pooch Patio


Only Child Brewing

1350 Tri State Pkwy #124,
Gurnee, IL 60031
Pets welcome on patio

Highland Park

Tamales..A Mexican Joint

493 Central Ave.,
Highland Park, IL 60035
Pet Friendly Tamales..A Mexican Joint in Highland Park, IL
Bring Fido with if you want to enjoy the outdoor seating



Route 52 (Jefferson Street),
Joliet, IL
For those of us who like to fondle tools, what could be better than a pet-friendly hardware store? Dogs are enthusiastically greeted by employees.

Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade

925 W Jefferson St.,
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 722-2220
Located in Joilet, pet friendly Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade has 16 different flavors of lemonade and a bunch of delicious comfort food. They serve burgers, wings, fish sandwiches, nachos, and so much more! They also have an awesome gyro menu with a ton of ingredients to choose from. For dessert, there’s the fan favorite Oreo cookie shake. Can’t part with your pup? The pet friendly seating area is the perfect place to chow down with your canine by your side.

Lake Barrington

Kelsey Road House

352 Kelsey Rd.,
Lake Barrington, IL 60019
Pets welcome patio available


Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar

633 N Milwaukee Ave.,
Libertyville, IL 60048
Pets are welcome on deck


Public Landing Restaurant

200 West 8th Street,
Lockport, IL 60441
Pet Friendly Public Landing Restaurant in Lockport, IL
The Public Landing Restaurant has a very dog friendly patio! Yappetizers dog menu available seasonally on the outdoor patio (weather permitting), call ahead for reservations. Nine patio tables; Yappetizer menu; items served on Public Landing Frisbee.


Crossroads of Ivanhoe

20915 W. Park,
Mundelein, IL 60060
Pet Friendly Crossroads of Ivanhoe in Mundelein, IL
Great outdoor patio to enjoy with your dog


Lavazza Espression

2155 City Gate Ln,
Naperville, IL 60563
Pet Friendly Lavazza Espression in Naperville, IL
Conveniently located at CityGate Centre, the campus of Hotel Arista, Lavazza Espression offers a large selection of original coffee specialties and delicious food. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Naperville Animal Hospital

1023 E Ogden Ave,
Naperville, IL 60563
Pet Friendly Naperville Animal Hospital in Naperville, IL
Animal Hospital for both cats and dogs and more.

Kumas Asian Bistro

216 South Washington Street,
Naperville, IL 60540
Pet Friendly Kumas Asian Bistro in Naperville, IL
Sit on the patio and bring your dog with

Ted's Montana Grill

39 West Jefferson Avenue,
Naperville, IL 60540
Pets welcome on patio

Quigley's Irish Pub

43 E. Jefferson St.,
Naperville, IL 60540
Pet Friendly Quigley's Irish Pub in Naperville, IL
Quigley's Irish Pub has a pet friendly patio.

Catch 35

35 S. Washington St.,
Naperville, IL 60540
Outdoor seating for your pets

Peanuts Bar & Grill

22 Chicago Ave.,
Naperville, IL 60540
Outdoor seating allows dogs

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