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Pup Friendly Patios and Restaurants
There is no reason to hit the town without your pooch in tow!  Many restaurants cater to the pet owner, from casual cafes to fine dining.  You can celebrate a night out with your furry four-legged friend!  The DogApproved Local Dog Friendly Guide will be categorized per location and neighborhood.

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Canal Park, Duluth, MN 

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Bellisio's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar


405 S Lake Ave

(218) 727-4921

Dog Friendly Patio

This easygoing Italian restaurant boasts more than 500 wines, plus pasta, salads & an outdoor patio.


Canal Park Brewing Company


300 Canal Park Dr

(218) 464-4790

Dog Friendly Patio


Industrial-chic microbrewery featuring artisanal beers & area-sourced pub food.


Caribou Coffee

307 Canal Park Dr · In ICO

 (218) 786-0985

Dog Friendly Patio

Coffeehouse chain serving signature drinks, mochas & lattes, plus coffee & breakfast.

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Chachos Taqueria

329 Canal Park Dr

 (218) 451-3089

Dog Friendly Patio

Delicious Mexican tacos, delicious corn salad and vibrant salsas that'll make any day on the lake a time to remember.

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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

355 S Lake Ave

(218) 740-3180

Dog Friendly Patio

Outlet of a BBQ chain serving wood-smoked meats & sides in an American West-themed space.


Grandma's Saloon & Grill Canal Park

522 S Lake Ave

 (218) 727-4192

Dog Friendly Main Floor & Boxcar Patios

Enduring place with classic dishes & cocktails in a quirky space with old-timey decor.


Hoops Brewing Company

325 S Lake Ave · In The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza

(218) 606-1666

Dog Friendly Patio 

"they make it easy to order delivery from the neighboring restaurants, ..."

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Little Angie's Cantina and Grill

11 East Buchanan St

(218) 727-6117

Dog Friendly Patio

Tex-Mex food & a wall of tequilas in a festive space with Southwestern artifacts, music & a deck.

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Northern Waters Smokehaus

394 S Lake Ave #106 · In Dog Friendly DeWitt-Seitz Building

(218) 724-7307

Dog Friendly Patio

Smoked-fish specialist also offering artisanal smoked meats & a sizable menu of gourmet sandwiches.

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Silos Restaurant at Pier B

800 W Railroad St · In Pier B Resort Hotel

 (218) 336-3430

Dog Friendly Patio

Contemporary tavern offering a bar area, eclectic American grub & a deck with harbor views.


Vitta Pizza


307 Canal Park Dr · In ICO

(218) 727-2226

Dog Friendly Patio

Warm, cheery spot with outdoor seating, Italy-inspired decor & classic Neapolitan-style pizzas.

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Downtown & Lakewalk, Duluth, MN 

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7 West TapHouse

7 W Superior St

(218) 727-2494

Bring pup in for take out - eat at park across the street

Creative burgers & tacos served with bottle & tap beers in a laid-back, brick-walled setting.  

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Boat Club Restaurant

600 E Superior St · In Fitger's Inn

(218) 727-4880

Pup Friendly Patio

Warm, lakeside eatery with nautical decor offering classic seafood & steaks plus cocktails & wine.

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Fitger's Brewhouse Brewery and Grille

600 E Superior St · In Fitger's Inn

(218) 279-2739

Dog Friendly Side Walk Tables

Artisanal pub grub & house-brewed beers served in a loftlike space with a festive atmosphere.

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Mexico Lindo Restaurant

600 E Superior St #201 · In Fitger's Inn

(218) 727-1978

Pup Friendly Deck

Mexican Fare, Lake Superior Views, Free Salsa and Chips 

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Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake

805 E Superior St

 (218) 728-1192

Dog Friendly Patio

"Perfect location on Lake Superior bike paths across from Fitgers."

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Va Bene


734 E Superior St

(218) 722-1518

Pup Friendly Lower Patio - Grotto

Indoor-outdoor eatery on Lake Superior serving modern Italian fare & creative cocktails.

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Chester Creek & UMD Area, Duluth, MN 

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At Sara's Table Chester Creek Cafe

1902 E 8th St

(218) 724-6811

Dog Friendly Deck

Farm-to-table menu with international accents, craft cocktails & more offered in a quaint setting.

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Bulldog Pizza & Grill

101 Mount Royal Shopping Cir · In Mount Royal Center

(218) 728-3663

Dog Friendly Patio

Family-run pizzeria serving creative pies along with burgers, pasta, wine & beer.

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Burrito Union

1332 E 4th St

(218) 728-4414

Dog Friendly Deck

Rustic, atmospheric Mexican joint featuring local brews on tap, plus margaritas & mule cocktails.

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Mount Royal Market

1600 Woodland Ave

(218) 728-3665

Dog Friendly Patio

Extensive Deli for quick lunch or dinner.

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Pizza Hut

902 Woodland Ave · In Shops at BlueStone

(218) 724-8875

Dog Friendly Patio

Family-friendly chain known for its made-to-order pizzas.

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QDOBA Mexican Eats

1020 Woodland Ave · In Shops at BlueStone

(218) 724-1416

Dog Friendly Patio

Simple Mexican counter-serve chain for burritos, tacos & more, including health-oriented options.

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Tavern on the Hill

1102 Woodland Ave · In Shops at BlueStone

218) 724-0010

Dog Friendly Patio

Chill haunt with Greek wood-fired pizza & other clever, seasonal bites, plus TVs & an outdoor patio.


Whole Foods Co-op

610 E 4th St

(218) 728-0884

Pet Friendly Patio

"full selection of groceries, emphasizing organic, local and sustainable."

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Lincoln Park & West Duluth, MN 

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Bent Paddle Brewing Co.


1832 W Michigan St

(218) 279-2722

Dog Friendly Patio

Craft brewery offering pilsner & black ale among its flagship beers, with tours & a taproom.  Offering food truck and make ordering take out easy!

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The Boreal House

330 N 57th Ave W

(218) 606-1606

Dog Friendly Patio

Great cocktails. Eclectic and always evolving beer list, and tasty nachos.

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The Caddy Shack Indoor Golf & Pub

2023 W Superior St

(218) 624-7768

Dog Friendly Place

"Great beer specials, good dog friendly place, indoor golf, wonderful staff and a great atmosphere"

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Dairy Queen

4431 Grand Ave

(218) 624-5702

Dog Friendly Picnic Tables

Soft-serve ice cream & signature shakes top the menu at this classic burger & fries fast-food chain.

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Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace

1917 W Superior St

 (218) 481-7888

Dog Friendly Side Walk Seating

"...joining craft with community through homemade food; specialty coffee & beer"

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Duluth Grill

118 S 27th Ave W

(218) 726-1150

Dog Friendly Patio

Casual, enduring eatery providing locally sourced comfort food & an extensive breakfast menu.

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Duluth Tap Exchange

1905 W Superior St

(218) 391-1622

Dog Friendly Patio

"... an adjacent restaurant opened. Make it easy to get take out and dine on patio"

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Grand Avenue Chalet, Riverside Bar & Grill


8551 Grand Ave

(218) 628-2891

Dog Friendly Patio

A small bar with some great beer, some typical bar food, and sometimes local music.

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Hungry Hippie Tacos

1810 W Superior St

 (218) 216-6030

Dog Friendly Patio

"An approachable taco shop serving up Frybread tacos + Northern tacos from our tiny scratch kitchen."

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OMC Smokehouse

1909 W Superior St

(218) 606-1611

Dog Friendly Patio

Upbeat eatery for elevated BBQ with a global twist, plus local craft brews & a patio with fire pits.

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Wild State Cider

2515 W Superior St

(218) 606-1151

Dog Friendly Patio

"We're serving ciders and light food indoors and outside on our patio."

Hermantown, MN 

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Blue Rock Grill

1702 Miller Trunk Hwy Suite 107

(218) 464-4219

Dog Friendly Patio

"Great, cozy atmosphere with yummy craft cocktails and good food."

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2202 Mountain Shadow Dr

 (218) 727-0196

Dog Friendly Patio

Long-established local fixture dishing up homestyle diner fare & creative ice cream in vintage digs.

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Grandma's Saloon & Grill Miller Hill

2202 Maple Grove Rd, 

 (218) 722-9313

Dog Friendly Patio

Enduring place with classic dishes & cocktails in a quirky space with old-timey decor.

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Maya Authentic Mexican Restaurant

4702 Miller Trunk Hwy

 (218) 722-0360

Dog Friendly Patio

Family Mexican Restaurant

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Skyline Social & Games

4894 Miller Trunk Hwy

 (218) 727-8555

Dog Friendly Patio

"The most fun you can have in Hermantown"

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4960 Miller Trunk Hwy

(218) 206-7557

Dog Friendly Patio

Casual restaurant offering Italian & American standards 

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Superior, WI

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Aces On 29th

2827 Oakes Ave

(715) 392-2546

Dog Friendly Patio

Mellow hangout offering typical bar fare, HDTVs & a volleyball court, plus beer, wine & cocktails.

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Anchor Bar & Grill

413 Tower Ave

 (715) 394-9747

Outdoor Dog Friendly Seating

Memorabilia-laden hangout with a laid-back vibe for self-described "cheap" burgers & microbrews.

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Cedar Lounge Earth Rider Brewery 

1715 N 3rd St 

(715) 718-2485

Dog Friendly Outdoor Patio Seating 

Taproom for Earth Rider Brewery. Great beer, casual feel, and great "beer"tenders.

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Gronks Grill & Bar

4909 E 2nd St

(715) 398-0333

Outdoor Dog Friendly Seating

Stacked hamburgers, stuffed sandwiches & pizza served in a log cabin with an offbeat vibe.

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Superior Waffles

1412 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880

 (715) 718-0229

Dog Friendly Patio Seating

The Twin Port's first sweet & savory waffle bar!

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Spirit Room

1323 Broadway St

(715) 817-4775

Dog Friendly Patio

Cozy cocktail bar serving tapas & a range of drinks in small rooms decorated with murals & wood.

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Thirsty Pagan Brewing

1615 Winter St

(715) 394-2500

Dog Friendly Patio

Cozy microbrewery & pub featuring house beers, deep-dish pizzas & frequent live music.

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Wissota Chophouse - Superior

1102 Tower Ave

(715) 319-3052

Outdoor Dog Friendly Seating

"Great little restaurant in DT Superior."

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