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Dog-friendly places guide for San Antonio

Explore these dog-friendly places in San Antonio that span from places to eat, drink, shop, exercise, swim, and stay the night.

SATXtoday: Elsewhere beer garden

Check out our dog-friendly city guide and see where you + your furry friend can hang out in San Antonio.

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Round of a-paws, please. From luxury memberships and canine clubs like Good Dog to spoiling your pup with a delicious treats from PAWsitively Sweet Bakery, San Antonio is quickly growing into a dog-friendly city.

Whether you’re in need of a drinking paw-tner at a local brewery, hitting the night market, or just dining out, well bone appétit. Get ready to dig into this guide for dog-friendly spots around the 210.

Pro tip: You can use BringFido to find more dog-friendly restaurants, pet-friendly hotels and events, too.

SATXtoday: Texas dog co

Visit the newly-open dog-friendly beer garden near I-10 and Huebner Rd.

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  • Alamo Beer Company, 202 Lamar St. | Enjoy this family and pet friendly beer garden underneath the Hays Street Bridge.
  • Black Laboratory Brewing, 1602 E. Houston St. | Bring your furry friend to this brewery and enjoy a beer + one of their wood-fire pizzas.
  • Burleson Yard Beer Garden, 430 Austin St. | Catch a live performance and grab a margarita with your furry friend.
  • Freetail Brewing Co., Multiple locations | Bring your dog and enjoy a beer at one of their three locations.
  • Hops & Hounds, 1123 Avenue B | This new location opening this fall will allow dog parents can grab a drink and a snack while watching their dog mingle in one of two dog runs.
  • Home Room, 517 Live Oak | The only school-inspired bar in town where it’s acceptable to drink beer and bring your dog.
  • Hills & Dales Icehouse, 15403 White Fawn Dr. | Grab a beer + some tacos and spend Sunday funday with your dog either on the patio or inside.
  • McIntyre’s, Multiple locations | Where beer nerds, dog-lovers, and sports enthusiasts cane unite at this traditional sports bar in Southtown.
  • The Friendly Spot Ice House, 943 S. Alamo St. | All dogs are welcomed at this outdoor ice house.
  • Texas Dog Co., 4302 Hyatt Pl. Dr. | Take a selfie with your dog in front of the dog mural at this new beer garden.

Enjoy a relaxing play date at San Antonio’s latest dog park.

Photo by SATXtoday Team



  • Medina Natural Area, 15890 TX-16 | Bring your over-energized pup on one of the dog-friendly hiking trails on San Antonio’s south side.
  • Front Country Trail, 12861 Galm Rd. | Hike with your dog on the only park-approved trail at Government Canyon State Natural Area.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Park, 19399 N.W. Military Hwy. | Spend a great weather day hiking one of seven trails at this local park.
  • Leon Creek Greenway Trailhead, 17612 Vance Jackson Rd. | Trailhead located at I-10 and 1604 is a great hike for you + your dog and goes through three San Antonio parks.
  • Salado Creek Trail, 3104 N. Loop 1604 W. | This dog-approved paved trail runs from 1604, through the north side of San Antonio, and ends at Fort Sam Houston.
SATXtoday: dog at La Cantera

Take your dog on a stroll around The Shops at La Cantera.

Shopping Centers

  • The Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy.| This outdoor mall on the northside of town is great aplace for you and your dog to go window shopping.
  • Historic Pearl Farmers Market, 312 Pearl Pkwy.| Head down to the Historic Pearl on the weekend and enjoy the dog-friendly market featuring several dog boutiques.
  • The Texas Market, Multiple locations | Visit one of the many pop up markets during the year all over the Alamo City that feature dog markets.
SATXtoday: dog friendly eatery

Take your dog on a trip to Paris without leaving San Antonio.


  • Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen, 103 E. Jones Ave. | Grab the cauliflower wings and a beer with your dog at this outdoor bar + restaurant.
  • Mellow Mushroom, 115 N. Loop 1604 E. #2100 | Order a pizza on the outdoor patio and enjoy live trivia with your furry friend.
  • Camp Outpost, 1811 S. Alamo St. | Bring your dog and try out this restaurant’s newest brunch menu.
  • Chicken N Pickle, 5215 UTSA Boulevard | Rent out a pickleball court and stay for a meal with your friends + your dogs.
  • The Rustic, 17619 La Cantera Pkwy. | Enjoy live music, Instagrammable photo spots, and weekend brunch with your furry partner in crime.
  • Brasserie Mon Chou Chou, 312 Pearl Parkway | Take a trip to Paris with your dog without leaving San Antonio.
  • Dog Haus Biergarten, 20907 Stone Oak Pkwy. | Grab a hot dog and try out one of their local craft beers on rotation with your dog on the patio.
  • Camp 1604, 5535 N. Loop 1604 W.| Visit this camp-themed restaurant with your dog and order a camp marg + queso scout sandwich.
  • The Cove, 606 W. Cypress St. | Order a SOL burger and a drink with you dog on the restaurant’s dog-friendly patio.
  • The Good Kind, 1127 S. St Mary’s St. | Where specialty drinks, James Beard fellow-curated food menu, live music, and a dog-friendly patio seating meet.

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