150+ Pet-friendly Patios in and around Nashville, TN

A list of more than 150 Dog Friendly Patios in Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Tennessee is Pet Friendly

Nashville is gaining a reputation for being one of the most dog-friendly cities in the U.S. Heck, we even have the first pet-friendly airport in the US. If you’re visiting the Music City soon or happen to be one of the lucky ones who live here, you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of places to go with your furry friend.

The Neighborhoods

From Church Street, Midtown, Germantown, Hillsboro Village, 12 South and Belmont, there are so many friendly pet-friendly patios. There’s something for everyone, including coffee shops, breweries, restaurants and bars. At Luv the Paw, we love to take our pups with us everywhere we go. So, we compiled a list of spots we've been to, or that we've been told about in Nashville and some of the surrounding suburbs. So, get ready to have some fun with your furry friend! 

Bringing your Pup to a Dog Friendly Spot? Here a simple rules to keep in mind: 

Most places allow both small and large dogs, but require a few simple rules:

1. Dogs are required to be leashed no longer than 6 feet

2. Dogs need to be well-behaved or you may be asked to leave

3. Pets are not allowed on chairs, tables or other furnishings

2 Easy Ways to Find A Pet Friendly Patio

Check out our dog-friendly map below to see where you and your best friend can grab a pint, a glass of rose or a cup of joe and enjoy the sunshine.

Or peruse through our list of patios below. A link is added to each restaurant/brewery name. Simply click the link to view the website or Facebook page to see the latest menu and to get directions. We included the neighborhood or suburb below each link so you can see the closest dog-friendly patios near you.

We are continuously adding to our list of dog friendly places. If you know of a dog friendly place not listed, please email us



  1. 12 South Taproom & Grill 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South


  2. 16 Bits Bar + Arcade  

    Type: Gameroom & Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch


  3. 51 North Taproom

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations


  4. 51st Deli 

    Type: Deli
    Neighborhood/suburb: West Nashville


  5. 312 Pizza 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/suburb: Germantown

  6. Alley Pub

    Type: Restaurant/Sports Bar
    Neighborhood/suburb: Bellevue

  7. Americano Lounge 

    Type: Coffee & Cocktails
    Neighorhood/suburb: Wedgewood Houston

  8. Answer

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Park

  9. Avo

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/suburb: Sylavan Heights


  10. Barcelona Wine Bar 

    Type: Wine Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Edgehill


  11. Bar Louie Nashville

    Type: Gastropub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch


  12. Barista Parlor 

    Type: Coffee Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville


  13. Bartaco 

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South


  14. Bearded Iris Brewing

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown


  15. Belcourt Taps 

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village


  16. Bella Napoli Pizzeria

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Edgehill


  17. Big Bad Breakfast

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  18. Big Machine Distillery & Tavern

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Berry Hill


  19. Biscuit Love

    Type: Breakfast
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch


  20. Black Abbey Brewing Company 

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Berry Hill

  21. Bongo Java East

    Type: Coffee Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  22. BoomBozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville


  23. Boston Commons 

    Type: New England Seafood Pub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  24. Bottle Cap

    Type: Neighborhood Pub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  25. Bringles Smoking Oasis

    Type: BBQ Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  26. Brixx Woodfire Pizza & Craft Bar

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/SuburbGreen Hills

  27. Brothers Burger Joint

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbBerry Hill

  28. Burger & Company

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Old Hickory

  29. Burger Republic

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbMt Juliet

  30. Butchertown Hall

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbGermantown

  31. Catch 22

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbMt. Juliet

  32. Calabria Pizza 

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Mt. Juliet

  33. Chago's Cantina

    Type: Restaurant/bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Belmont

  34. Coco's Italian Market

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  35. Condado Tacos

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/SuburbNorth Gulch

  36. Craft Brewed Nashville 

    Type: Bottle Shop/Tasting Room
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Melrose

  37. Crows Nest

    Type: Sports Bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbGreen Hills

  38. Deep South Growlers

    Type: Beer Bar
    Neighborhood/SuburbLenox Village

  39. Diskin Cider

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Wedgewood Houston

  40. Double Dogs

    Type: Sports Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb  Hillsboro Village
      
  41. Double Dogs 

    Type: Sports Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Heights

  42. Drifters Tennessee Barbeque 

    Type: BBQ Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  43. East Nashville Beer Works

     Type: Brewery 
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  44. Edley’s Bar-b-que 

    Type: BBQ
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South
                               
  45. El Fuego

    Type: Latin American Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  46. Embers Ski Lodge

    Type: Neighborhood bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  47. Epice

    Type: Lebanese bistro 
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  48. Fat Bottom Brewery Hopyard

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  49. Fat Kat Slim’s

    Type: Diner/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch

  50. Fido

    Type: Coffee Shop/Cafe
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village

  51. First Watch 

    Type: Restaurant - Breakfast/Lunch/Brunch
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Green Hills

  52. First Watch 

    Type: Restaurant - Breakfast/Lunch/Brunch
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hermitage, Brentwood, Franklin

  53. Fishtales Grill at Cedar Creek Marina

    (Open Seasonally)
    Type: Lakeside Restaurant 
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Old Hickory

  54. Five Daughters Bakery 

    Type: Bakery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  55. Frothy Monkey      

    Type: Coffeehouse/Cafe
    Neighborhood/Suburb: All locations with outdoor patios are pet-friendly
                          
  56. Game Terminal

    Type: Arcade & Bar - 21+
    Neighborhood/Suburb: South Nashville

  57. Green Hills Grille 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Green Hills

  58. Greko Greek Street Food

    Type: Greek Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  59. Hard Rock Cafe

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Lower Broadway

  60. Harding House Brewing Company

    Type: Nano brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  61. Hattie B’s Hot Chicken 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Melrose - 8th Ave.

  62. Hawkers Nashville

    Type: Asian Street Food & Craft Cocktails
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  63. Hillwood Pub

    Type: Neighborhood bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillwood

  64. Hops + Crafts 

    Type: Craft Beer Taproom & Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch

  65. Hopdoddy 

    Type: Burger Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village

  66. Hugh Baby's at Hunter's Station 

    Type: Fast food Burger/BBQ
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  67. Hurry Back

    Type: Bar/pub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Elliston Place

  68. Izzy’s Feel Good Food

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Franklin

  69. Jackalope Brewing Company 

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Chestnut Hill

  70. Jasper’s Nashville

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: West End

  71. JB's Pour House 

    Type: Neighborhood sports bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hermitage

  72. Jack Brown's Burger Joint

     Type: Burger joint with large craft beer selection
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown & Edgehill

  73. Jonathan's Grille 

    Type: Neighborhood bar/restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  74. Jonathan's Grill 

    Type: Neighborhood bar/restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Mt. Juliet

  75. Kay Bob's Grill & Ale 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village

  76. Kung Fu Saloon

    Type: Bar with arcade, lawn games, board games
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Midtown

  77. Liberty Commons 

    Type: Hip Brunch Restaurant & Café
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown

  78. Local Taco

    Type: Tex/Mex restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Brentwood

  79. Lockeland Table 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  80. Loser’s – Division Street

    Type: Dive Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Midtown

  81. Love and Exile Bar

    Type: Winery Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  82. Lucky Rooster

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Old Hickory


  83. Mafiaoza's 

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  84. Martin’s BBQ Joint

    Type: BBQ
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown

  85. McCreary's Irish Pub 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Franklin

  86. McDougal's Chicken 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village

  87. McDougal's Chicken 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  88. Mellow Mushroom

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Franklin

  89. Meres Bulles

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb:Brentwood

  90. Mitchell's  Deli

    Type: Delicatessen
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  91. M.L. Rose West 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Park

  92. Monday Night Preservation Company

    Type: Brewery
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  93. Mother’s Ruin

    Type: Cocktail Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  94. Nations Bar & Grill

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations


  95. Nectar Urban Cantina 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Donelson

  96. Neighbors

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Park & Germantown locations

  97. Never Never

    Type: Bar 21+
    Neighborhood/Suburb: We-Ho

  98. Noble's Kitchen & Beer Hall 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  99. NY Pie

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Nashville West

  100. Ole Smoky Distillery

    Type: Distillery & Brewery (with Yee Haw)
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown

  101. Otto’s Bar 

    Type: Bar & Taco Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: West Nashville

  102. Painturo's 

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Mt. Juliet

  103. Pancho & Lefty's

    Type: Tex-Mex
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Park

  104. Peg Leg Porker 

    Type: BBQ Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch

  105. Pins Mechanical 

    Type: Bar - duckpin, foosball, pinball etc. Over 21+ after 8 pm
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch

  106. Pizza Perfect

    Type: Pizzeria
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Hillsboro Village

  107. Plantation Pub

    Type: Bar/pub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Bellevue

  108. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Nashville

  109. Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant 

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Franklin

  110. Red Bicycle Coffee and Crepes 

    Type: Coffee Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  111. Redheaded Stranger

    Type: Taco Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  112. Riverfront Tavern 

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Mount Juliet

  113. Roadside Bar & Grill

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Old Hickory

  114. Rosemary & Beauty Queen

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  115. Saint Stephen

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  116. Sam's Sports Bar at BlueTurtle Bay

    Type: Sports Bar on Old Hickory Lake
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Old Hickory

  117. Scout's Pub 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Franklin

  118. SandBar

    Type: Seasonal Bar/Outdoor Volleyball
    Neighborhood/Suburb: West End

  119. Sedona Taphouse 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  120. Shake Shack 

    Type: Fast Food
    Neighborhood/Suburb:Green Hills

  121. Smith & Lentz Brewing

    Type: Brewery/Pizza
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  122. Sonny’s Patio Pub & Refuge 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  123. Sopapillas

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Franklin

  124. Sunda Nashville

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Gulch

  125. Sunflower Cafe 

    Type: Vegan Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Berry Hill

  126. Tacos Aurora at Hunter's Station 

    Type: Taco Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  127. Tailgate Brewery

    Type: Brewery/Pizza
    Neighborhood/Suburb: West Nashville

  128. Tailgate Brewery Music Row

    Type: Brewery/Pizza
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Music Row

  129. Taziki's 

    Type: Greek Fast Casual
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Franklin

  130. Tennessee Brew Works

    Type: Brewery/Tap Room
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sobro

  131. Tennfold Brewing

    Type: Brewery/Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Donelson

  132. The Corner Pub

    Type: Pub/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Franklin

  133. The Farm Burger 

    Type: Grassfeed Burger Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Sylvan Heights

  134. The Grilled Cheeserie at Hunter's Station 

    Type: Fast Casual
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  135. The Nations Bar & Grill 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: The Nations

  136. The Other Place Sports Bar

    Type: Sports Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Lenox Village

  137. The Picnic Tap at Hunter's Station 

    Type: Craft Beer Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  138. The Row Kitchen & Pub

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: MIdtown

  139. The Slider House 

    Type: Burger & Beer Joint
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Midtown

  140. The Southern

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown Nashville

  141. The Stage on Broadway

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Downtown/Lower Broadway

  142. Tin Roof 

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Music Row

  143. Tin Roof 2

    Type: Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Cool Springs

  144. True Food Kitchen

    Type: Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Green Hills

  145. Two Ten Jack

    Type: Japanese-inspired neighborhood pub
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  146. Ugly Mugs Coffee & Tea

    Type: Coffee Shop
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  147. Urban Cookhouse 

    Type: Fast Casual
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Midtown

  148. Urban Grub

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 12 South

  149. Village Pub & Beer Garden 

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  150. Vintage Vine 100

    Type: Wine Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Franklin

  151. Vinyl Tap

    Type: Neighborhood Bar & Record Store
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  152. Von Elrod's Beer Hall & Kitchen  

    Type: Restaurant/Bar
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  153. Vui's Kitchen 

    Type: Vietnamese Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Berry Hill

  154. Vui's Kitchen at Hunter's Station

    Type: Vietnamese Restaurant
    Neighborhood/Suburb: East Nashville

  155. Waldo’s Chicken & Beer

    Type: Fast Casual
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Germantown

  156. Yazoo Brewing Company 

    Type: Brewery/Taproom
    Neighborhood/Suburb: Madison

  157. Yee-Haw Brewing Company

    Type: Taproom
    Neighborhood/Suburb: 6th and Peabody