Whether you’re in need of a drinking paw-tner at a local brewery, a shopping buddy, or just dining companion, well bone appétit. This guide has 50+ dog-friendly spots around the metro.
Pro tip: You can use BringFido to find more dog-friendly restaurants, pet-friendly hotels and events, too.
Casual Animal Brewing Company, 1725 McGee St., KCMO | With the beers named after animals and giant murals of beasties, your dog will fit right in.
Strange Days Brewing Co., 316 Oak St., KCMO | The covered patio is great, but you’ll find pups chilling underfoot in the taproom as well.
Border Brewing Company, 512 E. 18th St., KCMO | Dogs are regulars at this Crossroads brewery — either in the taproom or outside in the beer garden.
Honorable mentions (enclosed outdoor seating):
- Brew Lab, 7925 Marty St., Overland Park, KS
- Brewery Emperial, 1829 Oak St., KCMO
- Cinder Block Brewery, 110 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, MO
- East Forty Brewing, 1201 W Main St., Blue Springs, MO
- KC Bier Co., 310 W. 79th St., KCMO
- Martin City Brewing Company, multiple locations
- Pathlight Brewing, 11200 W. 75th St., Shawnee, KS
Wineries + Cideries
Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery, Martin City + Paola locations | Their Lucky Dog hard cider says it all.
Fence Stile Vineyards, Winery & Distillery, 31010 W. 124th St., Excelsior Springs, MO | Dogs are welcome on the grounds.
Pirtle Winery, 502 Spring St., Weston, MO | Pups can keep owners company during wine tasting tours.
- KC Wineworks, 1829 McGee St., KCMO | Dogs are welcome on the covered patio.
- Amigoni Urban Winery, 1505 Genessee St., KCMO | There’s a micro-patio around the side perfect for the pup.
- KC Wine Co., 13875 S. Gardner Rd., Olathe, KS | Check its events for specific dog-friendly weekends.
Bar K, 501 Berkley Pkwy., Kansas City, MO | Brunch, lunch, and dinner with a full bar and beer garden — all this tasty food pairs nicely with the 2-acre dog park to give your pup plenty of playtime.
Chicken N Pickle, 1761 Burlington St., North Kansas City, MO | Lunch and dinner | Pick(le) up a bucket of bags for cornhole, or grab a covered table with your pup.
Mixed Mutt Creamery, 2001 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO | Ice cream | Cold nose getting colder. Spoil your pet and yourself with both animal and human-friendly ice cream.
Velo Garage and Tap House, 1403 Swift St., North Kansas City, MO | This beer and pizza spot doubles as a bike shop and triples as a dog paradise (its enclosed patio is huge and includes yard games).
Brick House, 400 E 31st St., KCMO | Bar bites, drink specials, and a huge enclosed patio are all calling your dog’s name.
Thou Mayest, 412 Delaware St., KCMO | Bring your pup inside for coffee, pastries, and a full bar.
Honorable mentions (outdoor seating):
- Tribe Street Kitchen, 316 Delaware St., KCMO
- The Westside Local, 1663 Summmit St., KCMO
- Gravity, 4160 W. 71st St., Prairie Village, KS
- McLain’s, various locations
- Tavern, various locations
Check out our list of aesthetic patios for more dog-friendly options.
Aloft Hotel, multiple locations | Dogs are gifted a complimentary bag of treats, plus a bed and a bowl.
Crossroads Hotel, 2101 Central St., KCMO | The $40 Woof Package includes bed and bowl, Three Dog Bakery treats, and a single pass to Bar K.
Hotel Indigo, two locations | One pet is allowed per room with a $75 fee.
See this extensive list for other overnighter policies.
Country Club Plaza, KCMO | Adjacent to Mill Creek Park and Brush Creek, the Plaza provides several options for patio-style relaxation; plus, Three Dog Bakery is a great place to shop for your furry friend.
Zona Rosa, KCMO | Have fun at North Park, dine on a patio, or stop inside stores like Dick’s, known for welcoming dogs.
Legends Outlets, KCK | Chill on the turf lawn or wander the array of shops (individual store policies vary).
The Shops of Prairie Village, 6920 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS | Your pup will be pleased with places like On The Ball, Pet People, and even Scratch Gourmet Kitchen.
Leawoof Dog Park, 106th Street + Lee Boulevard, Leawood, KS | Shade trees, benches, and an obstacle course (with small and large dog sides).
Swope Park Off-Leash Dog Park, 5051 E. Gregory Blvd., KCMO | Five acres, big/small dog areas, dog/people water fountains, and plenty of trees.
Waggin’ Trail Off-Leash Dog Park, 432 E. 32nd Ave., North Kansas City, MO | DYK? The path on the little dog side is shaped like a bone.
West Terrace Dog Park, 750 Pennsylvania Ave., KCMO | This members-only dog park ($50/year) offers sweeping views of KCK, the River Market, and the Missouri River.
CITYDOGs, 2001 Walnut St., KCMO | This urban dog playground also offers boarding, training, and grooming services.
Penn Valley Off-Leash Dog Park, 2900 Wyandotte St., KCMO | This four-and-a-half-acre area opened in 2004 as the city’s first dedicated dog park.
Platte Landing Dog Park, 300 S. Main St., Parkville, MO | Adjacent to English Landing Park along the Missouri River, Platte Landing has five acres of separated dog park.
Happy Tails Park, 1251 SE Ranson Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO | Featuring agility equipment and kids’ playgrounds.
Liberty Dog Park, 901 S. La Frenz Rd., Liberty, MO | Obstacles, benches, water spigots, and a fire hydrant make this the perfect Northland spot for Spot.
Wyandotte County Lake, KCK | Explore 19 miles of natural earth trail with picturesque lake views, campgrounds, and even a hidden mini beach.
Lake Jacomo, Jackson County, MO | 27.5 miles of multi-use trails sprawl across deep woods, limestone bluffs, and lakeside views.
Cedar Lake Park, Olathe, KS | This 57-acre community park includes a beautiful waterfall just beyond the dam.
Mill Creek Streamway Park, 19425 Wilder Dr., Shawnee, KS | This a linear park has approximately 17 miles of pedestrian and bicycle trails.
Blue River Parkway, KCMO | Splish splash with your doggo through the shallow spots and enjoy semi-difficult trails once you cross to the other side.
Hidden Valley Park, 4029 Bellaire Ave., KCMO | A three-mile loop, perfect for that quick afternoon outing (with optional offshoots to elongate your stay).
Longview Lake Trail, 9898 Longview Rd., KCMO | An out-and-back paved trail providing scenic views from the bluffs above Little Blue River.
Indian Creek Trail, metro-wide | 26 miles of paved trail spans from KCMO to Olathe.
Trolley Track Trail, KCMO | 6 miles of crushed rock will take you from the Plaza down through Brookside and Waldo.