Dog friendly cafes and restaurants in Brisbane (2022 edition)

Brisbane is bursting with dog-friendly cafés, gone are the days of venturing out for your morning coffee without the companionship of your furry friend. To help you find one near you, we have rounded up a whopping list of 50 pup-tastic, dog-friendly cafes to enjoy a coffee and a cuddle with your pooch in the River City. Including Inner-Brisbane, North, and Southside.

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Inner Brisbane dog friendly cafes & restaurants

For the city slicker paw-rents of Brisbane, you don’t need to look far for your nearest dog-friendly café or restaurant. From espressos in the Valley to Nordic eats in West End, here are our top 15 picks for Inner-Brisbane.

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The New Black, Fortitude Valley

The Black Lab Coffee Co’s Brisbane flagship store, The New Black serves up quality brews and mouth-watering meals to enjoy with your dog. They even have a dog parking station out the front!

Moonshine Coffee Roasters, Kangaroo Point

If you are looking for a spot to finish off your morning riverside walk with a top-notch brew with your pup, then Moonshine Coffee Roasters is the place for you.

Mary Mae’s, New Farm

Proudly welcoming dogs of all shapes and sizes, Mary Mae’s is a great place to enjoy a meal and cold beer after a walk by the water. Drop by in the afternoon on Saturday and Sunday to top off your weekend with live music.

Mylk + Ko, New Farm

Serving up doggy treats and dog ice cream, this all-day brunch café set in the heart of New Farm is within walking distance of New Farm dog park.

Barko & Co, Teneriffe

Located in a heritage-listed brick building, this Teneriffe dog-friendly café offers up stunning views, top-notch coffee, and delicious food. Order a dog cookie and puppycinno for your furry friend and enjoy boat watching on the river.

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Campos Coffee, Fortitude Valley

Hidden away in a Fortitude Valley laneway, Campos Coffee is a great spot to enjoy the most important meal of the day with your best friend. Complete with dog parking area and sweet treats, add this café to your must-visit list.

Double Shot Espresso, New Farm

Boasting furry features like dog water bowls and a covered patio area, dog owners can bring their 4-legged pals to this New Farm gem from Wednesday through to Sunday.

Little Loco, New Farm

Did somebody say FREE PUPPYCINNOS? Little Loco did! Offering up free puppychinos and lots of dog treats, your dog will be spoilt rotten here. There are incredible smoothies, freshly baked goods and more for the humans too.

Samson & Sophie, Teneriffe

Asian delights fused with Aussie classics served up by the water, let the river breeze blow through your furry friend’s hair in one of Brisbane’s most beautiful heritage suburbs at Samson & Sophie.

The Wickham, Fortitude Valley

Let the dogs out on the town at The Wickham’s relaxed beer garden in the Valley. Enjoy a cold beer, delicious pub-style meal and good tunes whilst your four-legged friendly laps up some pats from the friendly bar staff.

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Joey’s, Kangaroo Point

At Joey’s pooches welcome to join their owners inside or out. Located atop Kangaroo Point’s cliffside, settle in enjoy a free-flowing bottomless lunch alongside your pup. What more could you ask for!

Plenty, West End

There are pups aplenty to be found at this West End digs. Let your dog spread their legs in their brand-new outdoor section whilst you enjoy munching down Plenty’s local, sustainable food.

The Gardens Club, Brisbane City

Take a stroll through Brisbane’s incredible Botanic Garden and enjoy a pre-or post-brunch walkies at The Gardens Club. With space for all dogs great and small on their terrace or courtyard, this city café is a winner for those garden loving paw-rents.

Lokal & Co, West End

Culture your pup with the sniffs of Norway at this West End gem, serving up Norwegian-inspired cuisine. Grab a seat in the courtyard garden and treat your cosmopolitan canine to a puppychino.

Yard Doggs, Fortitude Valley

Despite the name, dogs are welcome inside Yard Doggs! Grab yourself some authentic American cuisine whilst your pup gets some much-deserved cuddles from the loving bar staff.

Northside dog friendly cafes & restaurants

Featuring funky warehouses, lush courtyards and snug café’s Northsider’s can treat their pooch to puppychinnos, dogy ice-creams, toys and more at these dog-friendly North Brisbane picks.

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Pitch & Fork, Toowong

A slick modern family-friendly eatery, housed in the headquarters of Toowong’s Wests Bulldogs rugby team, this Toowong café is popular with the pickup/drop-off crowd. If you’re one to bring the pooches along for the drive, be sure to make a pit stop here.

Atticus Finch Café, Paddington

Lovingly dubbed doggy heaven by patrons, your pooch will be spoilt with free treaties, comfy cushions, and blankets plus freshwater bowls at this Paddington favourite.

Sassafras Canteen, Paddington

Located in a restored worker’s cottage and leafy backyard garden in Paddington, Sassafras Canteen is one of Paddington’s most popular dog-friendly venues. With tasty food for dogs and humans alike, you can grab puppychinos and doggy ice-cream here 7-days a week.

Nana and Da’s, Kedron

Your pooches home away from home, Nana and Da’s is a snug, charming cafe with specialty coffee & home-style food prepared with love. Your fur baby will be greeted with open paws here.

Alcove Café & Deli, Wilston

Known for its great Brisbane vibes and fantastic food, Alcove Café & Deli is a great spot to hitch your pup for brunch.

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Saabi on Manson, Hendra

Saabi DO DO dog-friendly! Throwdown a picnic rug in the back yard, park up your bike down the side, hang out with the four-legged ‘fur kids’ out front or in the courtyard. Just bark for a free treat!

Remy’s, Paddington

A dog-friendly café in the daytime and dog-friendly bar in the nighttime, Remy’s is known for its specialty coffee, incredible burgers, and relaxed atmosphere. A great chill spot in the heart of Paddington to kick up your feet (or paws).

Java Lounge, Paddington

Woof down all-day breakfast brunch and lunch at this eclectic Paddington favourite. Welcoming your furry friends and supplying fresh water and a place to park their bootie.

Fitz & Potts, Nundah

Good boys and girls are welcome to join their owners on the roof terrace (on-leash), at this character-filled Nundah rooftop bar. Here they can enjoy Hugo’s Ice-creamery dog treats or dog biscuits.

White Horse Ranch, Albany Creek

A boho-inspired, farmhouse cafe and gift shop, White House Ranch’s outdoor area with its astroturfed, dog-friendly section is ideal for paw-rents to catch up with family and friends, listen to live music, enjoy a craft beer, glass of wine or cheeky cocktail, and great food!

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Brisbean Coffee, Alderley

An absolute doggie dream heaven with pupcakes and doggie ice cream on the menu. Also, great options available for the two-legged visitors!

Sweet Crumbs, Ashgrove

Sweet Crumbs encourages all walks of life to dine alfresco style, including furry friends. Offering doggy treats and toys for sale, you can treat your bestie to a brunch to remember.

Bean on Dean, Toowong

Child-friendly – Dog-friendly – Human friendly. Featuring a dog-friendly zone, with plenty of tying up options and a dedicated water tap and bowl. Bean on Dean is where locals-in-the-know head for the best coffee in Toowong.

Goodfolk Café, Bardon

At this cosy Bardon spot, you’ll find specialty coffee and a rustic brunch menu of comforting home-cooked feeds. The cafe has a garden attached which is perfect for the dogs to sniff and explore.

Quincy’s Bar and Café, Grange

Quincy’s is a dog-friendly hidden gem that’s well worth trying to find. A chic basement Grange hideout, where locals go to relax, sip on a glass of wine and dig into some quality tucker.

Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters, Albion

Located in a funky converted warehouse with a lush garden courtyard, perfect for sipping piccolos with your pooch.

Southside dog friendly cafes & restaurants

Digging up some of the best dog-friendly cafés and restaurants to take your furry friend, here’s our Southside picks.

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Todd & Pup, Moorooka

Located on a leafy Moorooka Street, Todd & Pup is the self-proclaimed best dog-friendly café in Brisbane. With a carefully crafted doggy menu, you can order your pup barking bikkies, waffles, jerky and doggychino’s. You can even grab some take home treats too!

Woofissimo Café, MacGregor

It doesn’t get more dog friendly that Woofissimo Café in South Brisbane. Treat your furry friend to an item or two off their special dog menu featuring biscuits, muffins and doggycinos. All puppers enjoy a free welcome treat upon arrival!

Black Lab Coffee, Tarragindi

Inspired by Audrey, the infamous black Labrador, Black Lab Coffee is a more than just a dog-friendly coffee shop. It is a vehicle for the boss, her humans and the community to raise money for animal rescue groups, support animal adoption and promote responsible pet ownership. It’s about coming together to do good, all while enjoying delicious coffee.

Little Black Pug Café, Mount Gravatt

Loving inspired by the owners two pugs, Bowie and Mate, your buddy can gobble up a treat off the dog’s menu that includes doggy ice cream, puppuccinos, as well as meatballs at Little Black Pug Café, Mount Gravatt.

Frenchies Cafe, Wynnum

Decked out with all kinds of doggie-themed décor, this Brisbane dog-friendly gem is renowned for welcoming fur babies alongside their humans. Dogs are treated to their own water bowl, a mat to sit on at their owners’ feet and a special ‘Woofers Menu‘ with treats such as woofachinos, pancakes and even scrambled eggs.

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Snag & Brown, Annerley

This cosy converted cottage café love dogs visiting with their human parents. Enjoy al fresco dining whilst your dog enjoys the café’s purpose built off-leash dog garden!

Brown Dog Café, Woolloongabba

Well known among Brisbane dog-friendly cafes, this is café is a hotspot for coffee & dog enthusiasts. A must order on the menu is their “Dog’s Breakfast” of grilled haloumi, avocado, tomato, and spinach.

Badminton Brew, Mount Gravatt

Badminton Brew serves your pooch a range of handmade doggy treats from Rustic Ruffs and for the hoomans, free brownies with every drink.

Bruno’s Bne, Tarragindi

This delightful park-side dog-friendly café is a favourite amongst Tarragindi locals. Listed as one of the Top 50 Best Brunches in Queensland. Doggos are more than welcome at this eatery run by a team of friendly and passionate staff and when you’re done, take your dog for a walk down to the Shaftesbury Street Big Dog Park nearby.

Goodness Gracious Café, Graceville

Goodness gracious this café ticks all the boxes for a dog-friendly gem. Offering beautiful outdoor dining under the canopy of leafy trees, all-day breakfast, scrumptious sweet treats and even a dog-friendly box! Make sure you add this one to your must-visit pup friendly cafes.

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Esher St Café & Deli, Tarragindi

Grab a seat out front at Esher St Café & Deli’s dog friendly seating and order up “the best haloumi in Brisbane”. With a rustic family atmosphere, this is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing weekend treat with your best bud.

Kith ‘n’ Chow, Mt Gravatt

Tucked away in the backstreets of Mt Gravatt, dogs are always welcome in this café’s lush garden area. Served up from their retro caravan kitchen is a delectable range of treaties for humans including house made roasted maple granola, bacon and egg stack, grilled haloumi salad bowl, beetroot hummus and Buttermilk Waffles.

Rabbit & Co., Coorparoo

The former home of Little Sista, this quaint locale has seen its fair share of cute puppy customers since opening its doors in Coorparoo. Grab yourself a picnic table outside and tuck into one of their all-day breakfast options and well-brewed coffee’s. An inside tip is to order their brekkie bao buns with scrambled eggs, haloumi and house made relish.

Mickle Pickle, Tingalpa

A funky foodie’s café in an unlikely location chef Michael serves up a mouth-watering range of healthy breakfast options. Chefs’ recommendations include the Roasted Field Mushrooms or Smoked Ham Hock House beans.

Lady Marmalade, Stones Corner

Offering views out across the park and through historic Stones Corner, set your pooch up in the shady outside seating area whilst you enjoy one of their inventive breakfasts. Their menu is all made in house from scratch with locally sourced organic ingredients wherever possible.

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The Coffee Nook, Mansfield

For the dog owner on-the-go, The Coffee Nook is a great place to pick up a tasty treat and takeaway Coffee. Reviewed as some of the BEST coffee and Ruben sandwiches in Brisbane, this café may be small but their mighty good!

Black Milk Coffee, Oxley

A creative industrial vibe and a Mexican influenced menu, this Southside dog-friendly café is a great place to catch up with friends (furry or not). Your canine companion will be treated with dog-friendly goodies whilst you choose from an impressive range of brekkie and lunch options.

So, there it is! The BIGGEST round up of Brisbane’s dog-friendly cafés and restaurants. If we are barking up the wrong tree or have missed any paw-some places let us know in the comments.

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