14 Chain Restaurants With (Secret) Menu Items For Dogs
Stores and restaurants are progressively becoming more dog-friendly (yay)! But some places go above and beyond to make sure your pooch feels especially welcome.
If you’re out and about with your pup and want to grab a bite or a sip, keep in mind these 15 awesome restaurants that are not only dog-friendly, they actually cater to canines! From free tidbits to full meals for Fido, your dog’s day will be made when he’s included in the fun. Some of these items are on the menu while others are secret and must be asked for by name!
(Note: Menu items or freebies may not be available at all locations. Always check with your vet before feeding your dog something new.)
1. Starbucks “Puppuccino”
If you’re at the Starbucks drive-thru with your pooch in tow, add a Puppuccino to your order! No, it’s not coffee for your pup (which is one of those things they should never consume!). It’s a
2. In-N-Out Burger
Dogs love burgers, just like humans. Only, they shouldn’t be eating all those extra toppings! That’s why this delectable burger chain will serve up a “Pup Patty” for your furry friend: an unseasoned burger, packed in one of their signature doggy bags.
3. Sprinkles Cupcakes
Sprinkles knows that everyone loves fresh baked goodies–even dogs! That’s why they make tasty cupcakes that are safe for canine consumption. They’re
4. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt
Summer’s here, the sun is out, and you and your pup are drooling at the thought of a cool snack! Head over to Handel’s, where many locations offer Dogsters in peanut butter or mint
5. Rock & Brews
Love music, beer, and dogs? Welcome to Nirvana. This chain is dog-friendly, with some locations offering a special dog menu. They offer dishes that include roast chicken, unsalted burgers, sweet potatoes, and even Fido-friendly (non-alcoholic) “beer
6. Shake Shack
This restaurant is committed to serving canine customers! According to their website, the special dog menu includes two items: the Pooch-ini®, a peanut butter sundae with dog biscuits, and the Bag O’ Bones, a handful of specially made biscuits from Bocce’s Bakery in NYC.
7. Johnny Rockets
This bark-friendly burger joint
8. Dairy Queen
This food and custard restaurant is known for its dog-friendly drive-thru and area for seating. So it should come as no surprise that pooch-loving patrons like to treat their pups to a scoop of vanilla custard.
If your dog loves car rides and digs drive-thrus, there’s no doubt that she’ll love to stop at the ultimate drive-in restaurant. Some locations offer doggy treats…although you’ll probably have to share a bite of your (plain) burger when you get those beggin’ eyes.
This company is known for its stellar customer service to people and pooches! Many drive-thrus will offer a snack for pup passengers. (And as you’re eating your sandwich, your furry friend will remind you that she loves grilled chicken, too.)
12. Dunkin’ Donuts
If you’re on a java run and your pup’s along for the ride, certain Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thrus keep dog treats handy. And according to some social media posts, some locations may even offer puppy lattes (whipped cream in a cup)!
13. Lazy Dog Cafe
Hungry dogs who come here can order from their very own menu! With locations in Las Vegas, Texas, and all over California, pup patrons can order up a nice bowl of brown rice, either plain or topped with chicken or a hamburger patty. And of course, bowls of water are
14. Le Pain Quotidien
This bakery has locations worldwide with patios that are dog-friendly. BarkPostexplains that some have doggy treats within the customers’ reach, and if not, the waitstaff will be happy to throw your dog a bone.