Dining with man’s best friend
By Michelle Talsma Everson, August 2019 Issue.
photos courtesy of the venues
Eating out is a social activity — one that you want to share with your family and friends. But, what if one of your best friends happens to have four legs? We rounded up some of the Valley’s most welcoming patios for pups. While this isn’t an exhaustive list (you’d be surprised how many places you can bring your furry friend!), we hope it inspires you to not leave Fido at home next time you go for a meal out. Bone appétit!
46 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix
At Taco Guild, the Old
and New World culinary traditions are celebrated. Traditional Mexican
techniques are utilized to offer the best of classic and modern flavors. Taco
Guild is housed in a beautiful historic church circa 1893 that showcases
original stained glass windows, a wooden beamed ceiling, floor and other
original mementos. Taco Guild serves lunch and dinner during the week with
daily happy hour specials. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Taco Guild offers a dog-friendly patio with complimentary water
The Lola AZ
6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale
The Lola AZ is a
cocktail lab and eatery located at Westgate. Locally-owned and operated, The
Lola takes its name from the mantra “Living Out Life’s Adventures” and serves
up fresh, scratch-made menu items and inventive craft cocktails. The Lola
offers happy hour Monday-Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and brunch Tuesday-Sunday. It
has a dog-friendly, shaded and turfed patio. Water is provided for your furry
friend and, beginning in September, The Lola will have “Pawppy Hour,” which
will include complimentary organic dog treats.
4801 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale
With the tagline
“Swine + Wine + Beer,” Salty Sow is described as “an American Gastropub that
serves contemporary farmhouse fare.” The chef-driven menu features handcrafted
cocktails and entrees with locally sourced ingredients. The menu is full of
clean, farm-to-table eats and the setting is rustic but contemporary. Salty Sow
is pet-friendly on their patio and offers dogs a bowl of water during their
730 S. Mill Ave., #102, Tempe
Pedal Haus boasts a
6,000 square-foot, dog-friendly patio and beer garden with outdoor games like
ping pong and corn hole. The locally owned brewpub is home to made-on-site
craft brews and bites in the heart of Downtown Tempe with one of the largest
patios in Arizona. Since its establishment in 2015, Pedal Haus Brewery’s craft
beers have been highly distinguished year after year and won multiple craft
beer awards at the Great American Beer Festival, North American Beer Awards and
Los Angeles International Beer Competition.
Farm & Craft
4302 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Farm & Craft in
Scottsdale not only offers healthy sustainable food for humans, it also offers
it for dogs. Their menu features a Dog Bowl with all natural grilled chicken
and healthy grains. They also make sure the dogs are hydrated with refreshing
ice water and free refills. The patio also features misters to keep your furry
friends cool in the warmer months.
ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
stopping by for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, the mid-century modern
patio at ZuZu is open to all dogs, and each pup will receive a water bowl to
stay hydrated during their visit. Just a few of the popular brunch menu items
to enjoy include Green Chile Pork Arrepas with a sunny up egg, pickled onion
and cherry tomato relish, grilled jalapeño, cotija cheese and cilantro or, if
you have a sweet tooth, the Cereal Milk Stuffed French Toast includes pastry
cream, fruit loop milk-crumb, maple syrup, and whipped cream.
The Farm at South Mountain
6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix
The Farm at South
Mountain has two dog-friendly patios: Morning Glory Café and The Farm Kitchen.
A signature Arizona breakfast spot, Morning Glory Café serves house baked
muffins and pastries, locally made sausages, seasonal omelets and more. It’s
bike and pet friendly. The Farm Kitchen is the original restaurant at The Farm
property. With their walk-up counter, you can choose from an assortment of
delicious sandwiches, fresh soups, seasonal salads and made-from-scratch baked
goods. Don’t forget to ask about a variety of lawn games available at The Farm
Kitchen pick-up window for customers to enjoy.
Red’s Bar & Grill at
415 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park
The Wigwam resort has its very own on-property furry friend, Archie Von
Wigwam, and welcomes pets to join Archie on the new pet-friendly patio and Bark
Bites menu at Red’s Bar & Grill, which offers a delicious breakfast, lunch,
and dinner destination overlooking the elegant, arched palms and rolling greens
of the historic Gold and Blue golf courses.