Hate to leave your canine companion at home when you want to grab a drink or bite to eat? Well, you don’t have to with all the dog-friendly patios in Birmingham. Here are some of our favorite Birmingham spots where you can get a grab a bite to eat, sip a tasty cocktail, or sip on a cup of coffe with your furry friend.

Billys Sports Grill

4520 Overton Road, Suite 104, Birmingham, AL 35210
Phone: (205) 879-2238
Hours: Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m to 9 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Known for their award-winning wings, great burgers and signature sandwiches, Billy’s Sports Grill is a great spot to enjoy a meal with your pup. The Liberty Park location of Billy’s has a spacious patio with an outdoor bar and big screen tv’s perfect for taking in a game while Fido relaxes under the table.

Dog-friendly patio restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama

Hounds are welcome no matter what team they go for at Billy’s. Image: Facebook

Vino

1930 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Phone: (205) 870-8404
Hours: Sunday, closed; Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The zen-like patio at Vino is the perfect spot to take in the sunset and enjoy delicious, health-conscious Mediterranean style fare amongst the softly lit trees. With an extensive wine list and specialty cocktails, this English Village restaurant is the perfect spot to sip and relax with your doggo.

Cahaba Brewing Company

4500 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222
Phone: (205) 578-2616
Hours: Sunday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Cheers to breweries that love dogs! Cahaba Brewing Company is a great spot to grab a delicious local brew and of course, hang out with your best furry friend. Check their website for some of the many events they host throughout the year that benefit local humane societies!

Cahaba Brewing Company - Dog-Friendly Patios in Birmingham

All smiles at Cahaba Brewing! Image: @jack_theredbone

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Bistro 218

218 20th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 879-2238
Hours: Sunday and Monday, closed.; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

At Bistro 218, patrons can expect high quality dining in a relaxed atmosphere with a seasonally changing menu of French and American cuisine. There aren’t a whole lot of outdoor tables at this downtown French bistro, but if you get the opportunity, it is a great place to dine with your dog.

Bistro 218 has limited outdoor seating, but it's a great spot to take your dog.

Bistro 218 has limited outdoor seating, but it’s a great spot to take your dog. Image: Facebook

Black Market Bar + Grill

Colonnade Location:
3411 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: (205) 967-8787
Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Monday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

5 Points South Location:
1035 20th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Phone: (205) 933-8035
Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Monday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

With live music and unique pub fare, the Black Market Bars are great locations to kick back and relax with your furry friend. If you’re the adventurous type, try the Trash Can burger where the chef gets to decide what goes on it! Don’t let the cartoon-monster-super hero theme scare you. Black Market Bar has great food and equally good service at both it’s original Collonade location and the newer Southside locale. They also take part in and host frequent dog-related events!

Good People Brewing Company

114 14th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: (205) 286-2337
Hours: Sunday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Located right across from Regions Field, Good People Brewing Company is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike to spend the day. They are constantly hosting dog-friendly events and fundraisers along with food trucks galore. Enjoy the sunshine, a cold brew, and time with your doggie at Good People!

Good People Brewing Company Dog-Friendly Patio in Birmingham

Sunny days are best spent at Good People. Image: Good People Brewing Company

Chez Lulu

1909 Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Phone: (205) 870-7011
Hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Chez Lulu is a quaint, yet funky little spot located in English Village – a true gem offering the feel and flavors of an authentic French cafe. Serving up artisan breads, farm fresh ingredients sourced locally, delectable soups, tartes, salads and sandwiches, Chez Lulu is a Birmingham foodie staple. And there is plenty of outdoor seating to accommodate you and your precious pup!

The Filling Station

5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Phone: (205) 592-3455
Hours: Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

If you’re in the mood for some delicious food and a thrist-quenching cocktail but want to bring your pup along for the fun too, look no further than The Filling Station. This quintessential cafe in Crestwood welcomes your pup on their covered patio!

SB Birmingham Dog Friendly Patios - The Filling Station

Head to The Filling Station for good eats and a delicious drink with your pup! Image: The Filling Station

Crestwood Tavern

5500 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Phone: (205) 510-0053
Hours: Open daily from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Crestwood Taven boasts a friendly neighborhood vibe. Chicken fingers, paninis and pizza rank high with the patrons. They also have great live music! If you’re looking for good bar food in a neighborhood atmosphere, this is a nice spot to dine with Fido.

Crestwood Tavern Dog-Friendly Patio in Birmingham

Crestwood Tavern welcomes you and your dog! Image: Lauren Helmer

FoodBar

3156 Heights Village, Vestavia, AL 35243
Phone: (205) 876-8100
Hours: Sunday and Monday, closed; Tuesday to Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Seasonally inspired fresh food and cocktails in a non-pretentious setting best describes FoodBar. Located in Vestavia’s Cahaba Heights Village, FoodBar is an upscale restaurant that offers fine dining in a relaxed casual atmosphere. The patio seating is ample, with plenty of room for the hound to stretch out!

FoodBar Pet-Friendly Patios in Birmingham

FoodBar hosts Paws on the Patio and welcomes your pet anytime!

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Rojo

2921 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone: (205) 328-4733
Hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Rojo features both Latin and American cuisine in a friendly, neighborhood setting. They also serve up a delicious brunch on the weekends! Load up your furry friend and enjoy some delicious bites on their beautiful patio located across from Highland Park.

Freddy’s Wine Bar

2251 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone: (205) 521-7230
Hours: Sunday, closed; Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sit back and relax with a glass of delicious wine and a tasty bite to eat at Freddy’s Wine Bar. Bring your pup and enjoy an evening listening to live music at one of Birmingham’s most popular spots.

Freddy's Wine Bar Dog-Friendly Patio in Birmingham

Freddy’s Wine Bar is a great spot to relax with your friends and your pups. Image: Freddy’s Wine Bar

Babalu

2808 7th Avenue South #117, Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: (205) 297-0200
Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

It’s always nice to take your pup out for a fun-filled day in Lakeview. Stop by Babalu for some mexican fare, including a delicious margarita. No matter the weather, Babalu’s covered patio makes for a great spot to people watch and relax in downtown Birmingham. SB TIP: Go ahead and order the tableside guacamole and thank us later.

Slice Pizza & Brew

725 29th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: (205) 715-9300
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Slice offers gourmet pizza made with fresh, locally grown ingredients as well as a great selection of local craft beer. The authentic Italian style pies and unique flavor combinations plus a fun casual atmosphere make Slice a popular hotspot. You and your pup will enjoy their spacious patio!

Slice Dog-Friendly Patios in Birmingham

Patio dining at Slice is popular among the locals and their canine companions!

Melt

4105 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222
Phone: (205) 917-5000
Hours: Sunday and Monday, closed; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Looking for the Magic City’s most delicious grilled cheese? Load up your pup and head down to Melt in Avondale for a great meal and time well-spent with man’s best friend.

The Wine Loft

2200 1st Ave N #100, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 323-8228
Hours: Sunday and Monday, closed; Tuesday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

The perfect downtown spot for your wind-down, The Wine Loft offers a relaxed, yet upscale environment. The Wine Loft has an impressive wine list and knowledgeable staff along with delicious tapas and dessert options. SB Tip: Try the Artisan Cheese Plate!

The Wine Loft Dog-Friendly Patio in Birmingham

The Wine Loft welcomes dogs on their patio. Image: The Wine Lof

Avondale Brewing Company

201 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222
Phone: (205) 203-4546
Hours: Sunday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Birmingham is home to so many great local breweries, including Avondale Brewing Company. This brewery has a large outdoor space where they host concerts, food trucks, and of course, lots of pups. Enjoy the sunshine and live music – all with your furry friend.

On Tap Sports Cafe – Liberty Park

11967 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 637-6141
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.

The new location of On Tap Sports Cafe in Liberty Park has an expansive patio that is perfect date day with your furry friends. Kick back, watch the game, grab a tasty snack and a cold brew at On Tap!

SB Birmingham Pet Friendly Patios - On Tap

Dapper pups love the patio at On Tap in Liberty Park! | Image: Shea Catherine

So don’t let your dog sulk at home. Grab that leash and take Fido out! Just remember that health codes prevent dogs from dining indoors so you and your tail-wagging friend will have to stay on the porch.

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