Puppy Love in the Windy City: The Best 12 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

Chicago: the “Windy City.” A bustling city filled with history and culture, making it a prime tourist destination. 

With so much to do, see, and experience, it’s safe to say you’ll never find a dull moment during your trip to Chicago, and all travel-lovers should pay a visit at least once in their life.

But if your dog is your primary travel buddy, you might be wondering whether or not it’s possible to make the trip with them by your side. Especially when it comes to the restaurant scene.

Lucky for you, Chicago’s restaurant scene is extremely dog-friendly, meaning as long as you know where to look, you and your pup should have no problem experiencing everything the city has to offer! 

Here are a few of Chicago’s top dog-friendly restaurants.

1. Rockwell’s Neighborhood Grill

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2. River Shannon

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3. Wishbone

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4. Big Star

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5. Yolk

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6. Cody’s Public House

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7. Smoke Daddy

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8. Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken

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9. The Perch Kitchen & Tap

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10. O’Donovan’s Pub & Restaurant

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11. Jack & Ginger’s

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12. Uncommon Ground

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