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Two Paws Up: Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Albany, NY

Dog-friendly patio dining is on the rise in Albany, NY...but let's be honest, there is a difference between just allowing dogs on the patio, and being a truly dog-friendly establishment. These restaurants get two paws up as some of the best dog-friendly restaurants in Albany.

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

Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen

942 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen was founded by four friends whose dream was to own a place where people could come for good company, amazing food and drinks, and live music. The spacious outdoor patio space is dog-friendly and hosts a range of fun activities.

Nine Pin Cider

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

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.

Ama Cocina

4 Sheridan Ave, Albany, NY 12207

Get your Taco Tuesday fix in with your four-legged friend at Ama Cocina's dog-friendly outdoor patio. Their claim to fame is Mexican street food with a twist. Be sure to try some of their signature guacamole too!

The Olde English Pub & Pantry

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!"

Wolff's Biergarten

895 Broadway Street, Albany, NY 12207

Enjoy authentic German beer and sausages 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 & 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.

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