Summertime is the season for dining al fresco, leisurely meals, and hanging out with friends – including furry best friends! We’ve sorted by region to bring you a list of the pet-friendly restaurants and breweries that making dining with your dog fun and convenient.
Southern NH Spots
T-Bones Great American Eatery – Bedford
It’s hard to top T-Bone’s dog-friendly patio. Not only can you enjoy great food on a beautifully landscaped terrace, so can your pup! From bacon-wrapped bites to bones & cones, your dog will definitely stay happy and full as you savor a summer night outside together.
The Friendly Toast – Bedford
The Friendly Toast’s brand-spanking new location features a bright, fun outdoor patio area for eating and a turfed lawn for games. It also features eclectic one-of-a-kind dog portraits inside!
Murphy’s Tap Room – Manchester
In addition to being the largest patio in Manchester, Murphy’s is famous for its dog-friendly policy. Grab a seat on the patio and a server will greet your dog with a bowl of water. While you nosh on Murphy’s delicious pub food, your dog can dine on treats like hamburger patties from their doggie menu.
Backyard Brewery and Kitchen – Manchester
Backyard is all about good times and great brews, which is reflected in its welcoming attitude to dogs on its patios! Does your pooch need water? Be sure to bring your own bowl. But other than that, you can sit back and relax with high-quality craft beer, made-from-scratch food, AND your pup at this popular Manchester brewery.
Located in the heart of Nashua’s Main Street, Martha’s sidewalk seating and alcove patio offer your dog a view of the bustling downtown area. The friendly staff will also bring your pet water while you peruse their extensive cocktail and beer list!
Throwback Brewery – Hampton
Situated on a beautiful 12-acre working farm (complete with a charming 1860’s post and beam barn!), Throwback is an animal lovers paradise. Dogs are welcome in the large outdoor beer garden overlooking the scenic farm and fresh water is always offered to them. They’ll be in good company with Throwback’s awesome array of farm animals, including goats, pigs, donkeys, and chickens.
Portsmouth Gas Light – Portsmouth
Located in the heart of historic downtown, Portsmouth Gas Light Co.’s beautiful, large patio area is perfect for pups. Shade, water bowls, and a welcoming crowd await you and your dog.
Smuttynose Brewing Company – Hampton
Smuttynose is more than a place to bring your dog while you eat and drink outside, it’s a place to play and make memories! From events like Punts with Pups to Tails’ N Ales to DockDogs (a free weekend of canine aquatic competition), Smuttynose plays an active role in supporting local animal rescue charities and promoting an active lifestyle for dog owners. In addition, their 13-acre campus recently upgraded their pet-friendly patio!
White Mountains Pet-Friendly Picks
One Love Brewery – Lincoln
Traveling through the White Mountains and need a place to stop with your dog? Can’t beat One Love Brewery and its dog-friendly patio with mountain views. You’ll be greeted with a water bowl, a homemade dog treat, and famously friendly staff.
Flatbread Company – North Conway
Pizza, patios, and pups! Flatbread Co.’s enclosed patio offers tons of shade and fun while you dine on wood-fired pizzas with organic ingredients and free-range meats made in a traditional clay oven. (Plus, they have a great gluten-free menu.)
Common Man – Ashland
People LOVE Common Man, and luckily Common Man loves pets! Their dog-friendly patio stands out in an area that is not known for accommodating dogs in outside dining areas. (P.S. This restaurant is the flagship Common Man location!)
The Outlaw Brewing Company – Winchester
A tiny tasting room but in a spacious open field, dogs are living their best life at The Outlaw Brewing Company. Drinking here with your dog is more like hanging out in a friend’s backyard, according to happy reviewers on Facebook, so sounds like the perfect way to spend a summer day if you find yourself in the Monadnock region!
Some Pet-Friendly Points to Remember
You should always keep your dog leashed, close to you, and on the ground when dining outside. Never attempt to bring your dog into the restaurant, unless it is a service animal. And of course, walk your dog away from the patio when it needs a bathroom break!