25 Dog-Friendly Cincinnati Patios to Sip On With Your Pooch

Summer is finally here, and that means it is patio season. And what better way to spend time outside than with your four-legged best friend? (Especially since our constant presence at home with our pets during the pandemic has given them all a raging case of separation anxiety.) From drinking a cold-brew coffee to chowing down on pizza and craft beer, here is a list of pet-friendly patios you can enjoy with your dog. Note: This is just a small sampling; we will continue to build this list.
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Fifty West Brewing Company
7605 Wooster Pike, Columbia Township
There are many amenities offered at Fifty West Brewing Company's beer garden, like sand volleyball, a retro-styled burger bar and futsol. In addition to these activities, the sprawling entertainment hub allows for dog owners to bring their furry four-legged friend out to have some fun. Grab a beer, snag a shaded seat and hang with your pup while you watch folks spike volleyballs into the sand.  
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Fifty West Brewing Company

7605 Wooster Pike, Columbia Township
There are many amenities offered at Fifty West Brewing Company's beer garden, like sand volleyball, a retro-styled burger bar and futsol. In addition to these activities, the sprawling entertainment hub allows for dog owners to bring their furry four-legged friend out to have some fun. Grab a beer, snag a shaded seat and hang with your pup while you watch folks spike volleyballs into the sand.
Photo: facebook.com/fiftywestbrewingcompany
HighGrain Brewing Company
6860 Plainfield Road, Silverton
HighGrain Brewing Company’s mission is to be a sustainable brewery. Throughout the years, the establishment has switched to renewable energy, reduced their carbon footprint and currently sells a carbon-neutral beer. Not only does this brewery strive to be environmentally friendly, but it is also dog friendly. Hang out with your pup at HighGrain's patio. It has plenty of picnic tables and chairs to sit at while drinking a frosty brew. Service dogs are allowed inside, and all dogs must be leashed. 
Photo: facebook.com/highgrainbrewing

HighGrain Brewing Company

6860 Plainfield Road, Silverton
HighGrain Brewing Company’s mission is to be a sustainable brewery. Throughout the years, the establishment has switched to renewable energy, reduced their carbon footprint and currently sells a carbon-neutral beer. Not only does this brewery strive to be environmentally friendly, but it is also dog friendly. Hang out with your pup at HighGrain's patio. It has plenty of picnic tables and chairs to sit at while drinking a frosty brew. Service dogs are allowed inside, and all dogs must be leashed.
Photo: facebook.com/highgrainbrewing
Dead Low Brewing Company
5959 Kellogg Ave., California
Located within walking distance of Riverbend Music Center and Coney Island, this brewery offers food, wine and plenty of craft beer. Dog owners can also enjoy a drink or two outside on the patio while their pup enjoys the picnic table venue and bottomless water bowls.
Photo: facebook.com/deadlowbrewing

Dead Low Brewing Company

5959 Kellogg Ave., California
Located within walking distance of Riverbend Music Center and Coney Island, this brewery offers food, wine and plenty of craft beer. Dog owners can also enjoy a drink or two outside on the patio while their pup enjoys the picnic table venue and bottomless water bowls.
Photo: facebook.com/deadlowbrewing
Lucius Q
1131 Broadway St., Pendleton
Located in Cincinnati's buzzing Pendleton neighborhood, Lucius Q serves up all your favorite barbecue classics plus creative sides and other concoctions. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio behind the eatery. Humans can munch on a brisket sandwich, while dogs can get a bowl of water and plenty of shade beneath the plentiful picnic tables. 
Photo: facebook.com/luciusq

Lucius Q

1131 Broadway St., Pendleton
Located in Cincinnati's buzzing Pendleton neighborhood, Lucius Q serves up all your favorite barbecue classics plus creative sides and other concoctions. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio behind the eatery. Humans can munch on a brisket sandwich, while dogs can get a bowl of water and plenty of shade beneath the plentiful picnic tables.
Photo: facebook.com/luciusq
MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Road, Oakley
As members of sustainability group 1% for the Planet, MadTree Brewing Company sticks to their name by taking various actions to remain environmentally friendly. Since their founding in 2013, MadTree continues to donate 1% of their earnings to nonprofits that work toward a sustainable future. Known for IPAs, ales, ciders, customers can enjoy a drink or two outside in the whimsical — and giant — beer garden with their dog. 
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MadTree Brewing Company

3301 Madison Road, Oakley
As members of sustainability group 1% for the Planet, MadTree Brewing Company sticks to their name by taking various actions to remain environmentally friendly. Since their founding in 2013, MadTree continues to donate 1% of their earnings to nonprofits that work toward a sustainable future. Known for IPAs, ales, ciders, customers can enjoy a drink or two outside in the whimsical — and giant — beer garden with their dog. facebook.com/madtreetaproom
Three Spirits Tavern
209 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue
Three Spirits Tavern offers “a little something for everyone,” according to their mantra. Whether you’re in the mood for an ale, a chardonnay or Woodford Reserve, Three Spirits likely has you covered. The bar offers a a petite menu of shareable bites and flatbreads in addition to bevs, but they also offer a beautiful, string-lit patio to enjoy them on — and your pup is invited. 
Photo: facebook.com/threespiritstavern

Three Spirits Tavern

209 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue
Three Spirits Tavern offers “a little something for everyone,” according to their mantra. Whether you’re in the mood for an ale, a chardonnay or Woodford Reserve, Three Spirits likely has you covered. The bar offers a a petite menu of shareable bites and flatbreads in addition to bevs, but they also offer a beautiful, string-lit patio to enjoy them on — and your pup is invited.
Photo: facebook.com/threespiritstavern
The Porch at Washington Park
1230 Elm St., Washington Park
The Porch at Washington Park is a hot spot for dog owners (and dog lovers) as it boasts a front row seat to the dog park. After your pooch has run some laps and sniffed some butts, head to The Porch to relax with cold beer for you and a cup of water for your furry friend.
Photo: facebook.com/porchatwashingtonpark

The Porch at Washington Park

1230 Elm St., Washington Park
The Porch at Washington Park is a hot spot for dog owners (and dog lovers) as it boasts a front row seat to the dog park. After your pooch has run some laps and sniffed some butts, head to The Porch to relax with cold beer for you and a cup of water for your furry friend.
Photo: facebook.com/porchatwashingtonpark
Mecklenburg Gardens
302 E. University Ave., Corryville
Open since 1865, the German-inspired Mecklenburg Gardens remains a Cincinnati staple to this day. Not only is it the oldest restaurant in town, but it is also known for its beer garden, which can seat around 150 people, including your dog!
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Mecklenburg Gardens

302 E. University Ave., Corryville
Open since 1865, the German-inspired Mecklenburg Gardens remains a Cincinnati staple to this day. Not only is it the oldest restaurant in town, but it is also known for its beer garden, which can seat around 150 people, including your dog!
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
R.P. McMurphy’s
2910 Wasson Road, Hyde Park
R.P. McMurphy’s is an Irish pub located in the Hyde Park-area off of Wasson Road. With a decent-sized L-shaped patio, McMurphy’s loves to see dogs at their establishment. Staff have been known to serve your pup treats and even bandanas. 
Photo: facebook.com/rpmcmurphysirishpub

R.P. McMurphy’s

2910 Wasson Road, Hyde Park
R.P. McMurphy’s is an Irish pub located in the Hyde Park-area off of Wasson Road. With a decent-sized L-shaped patio, McMurphy’s loves to see dogs at their establishment. Staff have been known to serve your pup treats and even bandanas.
Photo: facebook.com/rpmcmurphysirishpub
Gypsy’s
641 Main St., Covington
Gypsy’s is your classic neighborhood dive bar located in Covington's MainStrasse. Gypsy’s offers indoor and outdoor seating for dogs and their owners. The cozy plant-filled patio offers plenty of shade and relaxation for you and your pooch. 
Photo: facebook.com/gypsyscovington

Gypsy’s

641 Main St., Covington
Gypsy’s is your classic neighborhood dive bar located in Covington's MainStrasse. Gypsy’s offers indoor and outdoor seating for dogs and their owners. The cozy plant-filled patio offers plenty of shade and relaxation for you and your pooch.
Photo: facebook.com/gypsyscovington