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Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Albany, NY Your Pooch Will Love

Dog-friendly patio dining is becoming increasingly popular. Looking to head out with your pup? These dog-friendly restaurants in Albany, NY, deserve two paws up for being among the best local spots.

Please note: If you are bringing your dog along with you, be mindful of others by making sure your dog is well-mannered, leashed, and properly vaccinated.

dog next to outdoor restaurant sign

Nine Pin Cider

nine pin cider outside

929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

Taste craft cider made from local New York apples at Nine Pin Cider in Albany. Pair your favorite cider with baked sourdough flatbread pizza or another snack. Their outdoor seasonal patio is dog-friendly, so no need to leave your pooch home.

Emack & Bolio's

patio for emack & bolios

366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Emack & Bolio's. This amazing ice cream shop has a relaxing garden patio that is dog-friendly. They even offer a doggie sundae for your four-legged friend.

If ice cream is not your thing, they also sell delicious smoothies, pastries, chocolates, coffee, and espresso.

Wolff's Biergarten

dog looking forward toward table with beer and hot dog

895 Broadway Street, Albany, NY 12207

Authentic German beer and sausages await at Wolff's Biergarten's dog-friendly patio area. You will love the free peanuts on the table, while your dog will enjoy a treat and water dish.

If soccer is your thing, you will fit right in at this dog-friendly joint! Stop by for their Oktoberfest Block Party in the fall and check out the dachshund "wiener dog" races.

The Olde English Pub & Pantry

outside of olde english pub

683 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204

Enjoy "the little house with beer in it" at the Olde English Pub & Pantry in Albany. Serving quality British beers and delicious English food, this cozy little pub is a must try.

Their patio is notoriously dog-friendly, so bring your pooch and enjoy "Yappy Hour!"

Iron Gate Cafe

plates of breakfast and brunch food on a table

182 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210

If you are searching for something to include your entire family and four-legged pal, check out Iron Gate Cafe. Their patio features a dog-friendly atmosphere and they have many choices on their kids menu too.

This is a top brunch location unlike the other restaurants that are mentioned in this list. Come early to savor a warm cup of coffee and a great breakfast or lunch.

McGeary's Irish Pub

beer glass and two plates of food on a table

4 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207

A favorite for many people that live in Albany is McGeary's Irish Pub. In addition to serving tasty pub grub, they are dog-friendly too!

Spend time with your canine friend as you savor their splendid cocktails and classic Irish fare.

Loch & Quay

man standing behind a bar

414 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

Head on over to Loch & Quay to enjoy a great meal with your best friend. There is a wide selection of draught beers and dishes on the menu.

This unique dining establishment is one that you may easily fall in love with. Savor a tasty panini, shrimp & grits, or a cheesy quesadilla.

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