24 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Greater Peoria

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Emma Bakken

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Why leave your furry friend at home when you don’t have to?! The Peoria Area is packed with bark-worthy restaurants for pups! Read on for a great list of some of our establishments who welcome four-legged friends!

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Zion Coffee Bar {Peoria} // Located in the Warehouse District, Zion Coffee Bar features direct-relationship coffees, specialty cocktails, wines, beer and locally produced artisan foods. This amazing downtown hideaway allows four-legged friends to join you inside and out while you sip!
Pups welcome inside and in the outdoor space.

The Ice Cream Shack {Peoria + Sunnyland} // Located in both Peoria and Sunnyland, the Ice Cream Shack is a seasonal spot for a sweet frozen treat! This classic regional staple offers pups a peanut butter drizzled dish your dog will go nuts for!
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

The 5th Quarter Sports Bar & Pizzeria {East Peoria} // Try out some of your favorites at the 5th Quarter Sports Bar & Pizzeria! They have a great outdoor seating area that your dog will love and a large menu full of pizza, wraps, burgers, appetizers and more!
Pups welcome in the outdoor dining space.

Kep’s Place Sports Bar and Grill  {Washington}  //  Kep’s Place Sports Bar is a great dog-friendly joint! The outdoor tables welcome dining, drinking and dogs! Try Kep’s fish sandwich and waffle fries with an iced cold beer on draft.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Industry Brewing {Peoria} // For our four-legged friends, Industry Brewing‘s back lot offers a dog paradise with a fire hydrant doggy drinking fountain and a restroom area with bags on site! Follow their social media for announcements on their Pups & Pints events.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Donnelly’s Irish Pub​ {Peoria} // Donnelly’s Irish Pub is a dog-friendly eatery serving a variety of pub fare to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Donnelly’s looking to dig into a plate of fish and chips alongside their furry friend can do so at one of its many outdoor tables.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Los Cabos Cantina & Grill  {Peoria}  //  Visitors to Los Cabos can sit beside their dog at one of its nine outdoor tables to enjoy burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, grilled entrees, nachos, shredded chicken taco salads, and all your Mexican favorites!
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Fieldhouse Bar and Grill {Peoria} // Fieldhouse is a popular spot to grab American fare, serving cocktails and beer in a dog-friendly environment. Dog owners craving a Devil’s Sweat burger and an IPA can head to one of Fieldhouse’s outdoor tables to enjoy their meal alongside their canine.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Eli’s Coffee Shop {Peoria} // Eli’s is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious coffee concoctions, teas, smoothies, salads, wraps, melts, pastries, baked goods, and more! Pup is welcome to join at one of their several pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Lou’s Drive-In {Peoria} // Lou’s Drive-In is a Peoria staple in the summertime. They are known for their tasty popcorn and root beer floats! They have both drive-up service and outdoor seating where you and your pet can have a classic and casual American meal.
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Rhythm Kitchen​ {Peoria} // Rhythm Kitchen is a fun and friendly eatery filled with original art where dogs are allowed to join for a meal and occasional live music. Guests wanting to dig into the shrimp creole with sweet biscuits, while Fido relaxes nearby can do so at one of Rhythm’s outdoor tables.
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Oliver’s in the Heights {Peoria Heights} // Bring pup to the spacious outdoor patio at Oliver’s in the Heights! Sit back and enjoy a late afternoon beverage and Oliver’s homemade pickle chips or a slice of their famous pizza. This spot often has excellent live music and a great selection of non-alcoholic drinks and a children’s menu.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Peacock’s Pub {Bartonville} // Small dogs are welcome at the pet-friendly Peacock’s Pub, where they have four or five outdoor tables. Peacock’s has classic American pub fare, like sandwiches, salads, and wraps.
Small pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Edge​ by Chef Dustin Allen {Peoria Heights} // Edge by Chef Dustin Allen offers a modern dining experience that combines farm-fresh, locally grown ingredients with a pet-friendly environment. Visitors to Edge wanting to dig into a unique dish from its ever-changing menu can sit at an outdoor table to enjoy their meal and a cocktail. Edge recommends guests call ahead to make a reservation before planning their evening at this approachable, fine-dining establishment.
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Po-Boys  {Peoria}  //  Po-Boys is a dog-friendly restaurant serving New Orleans style foods in Peoria. Visitors to Po-Boys can dig into a plate of catfish bites alongside their pooch at one of the bar’s outdoor tables. On chilly evenings, fire pits are lit creating a really fun outdoor atmosphere for all to enjoy.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery  {Peoria}  //  Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery is located in a beautiful historic renovated church with an outdoor beer garden perfect for furry friends. With specialty flatbreads, burgers, and a constantly changing brew menu, you’re sure to find something on the menu you will love.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Brienzo’s Wood Fired Pizza {Peoria Heights} // Who doesn’t love housemade pizza? Brienzo’s Wood Fired Pizza has many tasty classic and unique pizza options that are all fresh, hand-tossed and wood-fired. Sit outside with your furry friend and try their craft wine and beer!
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Great Harvest Bread {Morton + Peoria} // Great Harvest Bread is a casual bakery that serves up freshly-prepared goodies. Choose from menu options including breads, cookies, scones, bars, muffins, and more. Pup is welcome to join at the outdoor tables available at the Morton location while you enjoy your morning. Please note, table service is not available, so dogs will need wait outside while you go in to order.
Pups welcome at the outdoor tables.

Twistee Treat {East Peoria} // Twistee Treat is a casual fast-food-style eatery with a convenient walk-up window that serves up a variety of delicious treats. This seasonal gem has been a community staple for years!! Pups are welcome to join at this iconic pet-friendly spot.
Pups welcome in the outdoor space.

Sugar Wood-Fired Bistro {Peoria} // Sugar Wood-Fired Bistro is another option for tasty pizza where your dog can come with! They have a great outdoor patio where you can enjoy a meal cooked in a traditional wood-fired oven with craft beer and handmade desserts.
Pups welcome in the outdoor dining space.

Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer  {Peoria}  //  If you want to try something new but still bring your four-legged friend with you, try Thyme Kitchen! Not only do they have a great outdoor patio but their menu is full of unique items and twists on classic meals.
Pups welcome in the outdoor dining space.

The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern  {Peoria}  //  Located by the RiverFront, The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern is a local favorite where you can enjoy a delicious barbecue with a great view and your dog can come with you! Get ready to try wood-smoked meats, hand-cut fries, craft beer and whisky.
Pups welcome in the outdoor dining space.

Cayenne {Peoria Heights} // Cayenne is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant serving “familiar flavors in a nontraditional way.” Guests with Fido in tow can head to one of Cayenne’s outdoor tables to enjoy their dish. Everything on the menu is made-to-order, including its tacos, plates, bowls, desserts, cocktails, frozen drinks, and boozy punch.
Pups welcome in the outdoor dining space.

Cyd’s in the Park {Peoria} // Located in Donovan Park, Cyd’s in the Park is a great place to relax and enjoy a meal with your best friend. They have indoor and outdoor patio dining and serve made-to-order grilled sandwiches, fresh salads, burgers, and cafe plates as well as crafted cocktails and bar snacks.
Pups welcome in the outdoor patio space.

Merle at Cyd's in the Park
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