Dog Friendly Eating and Drinking Spots in the Coastal Bend
So we’ve told you about the Coastal Bend's diverse dining and drinking options for you and yours, but don’t forget about another important member of your family-- your dog! Here's where you can bring your pet along, in and around Corpus Christi!
Located at the former Greyhound Bus Station is Bar Under the Sun (BUS) patio-style bar you’re sure to love!
They are open during the lunch and dinner hours with food trucks, signature cocktails, and plenty of tv’s to keep up with your favorite sports teams. Feel free to bring your pups along because this bar is pet-friendly!
Located in the heart of Downtown Corpus Christi, The Gold Fish is a hidden gem of a bar where you will find specialty drinks and craft beer. Whether you have been craving a handcrafted Mojito made with mint from the herb garden or a recommendation for the best whiskey straight, the friendly bartenders at the Gold Fish are sure to serve up something you will enjoy.
Mostly outdoors, the Gold Fish is the perfect combination of a back porch experience mixed with sights and sounds of the city.
Since 1990, the Executive Surf Club has been Corpus Christi's most reliable post-work happy hour, as well as the perfect casual family dining spot. All the while supplying the most beer on tap in the city, alongside the best in local music. The Surf Club patio is perfect for bringing along your best furry friend as they offer dog bowls to keep them hydrated.
So loosen up your tie, call your friends, and head downtown to the Executive Surf Club.
This, the third of Jason & Hester Rodriguez's Hester's Cafe empire is located in a bright and sunny spot right in the heart of stylish shopping mecca, Lamar Park! Enjoy the greenery at the stunning outdoor patio with your pup!
Chef Jason's patented paninis, sandwiches and satisfying salads are the perfect complement to Hester's baked goodness. Topped off with some of the best coffee in the city, this community-pleasing formula can't be beat. It's no wonder this cafe is one of Corpus Christi's favorites, along with sister locations – one inside the Art Museum of South Texas and the original flagship at Six Points.
The perfect view of the Corpus Christi Bay, delicious seafood and a vast selection of beverages. Harrison's Landing is the prime location for you and your pooch to soak up the coastal atmosphere of Corpus Christi!
Located on the island, JB's German Bakery & Café is to the rescue to satisfy your sweet tooth! JB's German Bakery is authentic as you can get with real German food, incredible fresh baked breads and pastries of all kinds! The patio is known as the "dog patio", specifically for you and you fur-baby to enjoy after a long day at the beach, or just to spend a lazy Sunday.
15137 S. Padre Island Dr.
Dogs + Beer = Heaven on Earth, and Lorelei Brewing Company is just that! Lorelei Brewing Company has a relaxing family-friendly patio to enjoy with your pup all weekend long! Drink great local craft beer, play some board games and relax with your dog by your side.
520 NAS Dr.
Spend a beach day with your pup at Bob Hall Pier and walk right on over to Mikel May's Beachside Bar & Grill! Mikel May's patio is perfect for getting the ocean view with you pup right by your side.
Located right on the waterfront of Port Aransas is Back Porch Bar! This dog-friendly hotspot has great live music every Friday and Saturday to enjoy with your fur-baby.
132 W. Cotter Ave., Port Aransas
Bring out your inner-pirate at The Gaff Bar & Pizza...dog pirates welcome!
323 Beach St., Port Aransas
Two-story outdoor patio right on the water with excellent steaks and seafood is what Paradise Key Dockside Bar & Grill is all about! Bring your pup to paradise at this popular Rockport gem.
165 Cove Harbor North, Rockport