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7 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in the DC Area

Washington restaurants where Rover can wine and dine.

Illustration by Ryan Snook.

Art and Soul: The Capitol Hill spot not only allows dogs on the patio; it also offers a dog-specific menu that includes grilled steak and beef tips with rice. 415 New Jersey Ave., NW; 202-393-7777.

Foxfire Grill: Dogs are allowed on the patio. In summer, servers supply frozen treats. 6550 Little River Tpk., Alexandria; 703-914-9280.

Jackson 20: The Hotel Monaco’s restaurant hosts a “yappy hour”—a cocktail time for dogs and their owners—in the courtyard every Thursday, April through October. 480 King St., Alexandria; 703-842-2790.

Logan Tavern: Logan Tavern—along with EatWellDC’s other District restaurants, Commissary, the Heights, Grillfish, and the Pig—teams up with City Dogs Rescue to host an annual fundraiser. Logan also provides treats for dogs accompanying diners on the patio. 1423 P St., NW; 202-332-3710.

Loggia Lounge at the Fairmont: While their owners sip cocktails in the Fairmont lobby, dogs enjoy house-made peanut-butter treats prepared by the hotel’s pastry chef. 2401 M St., NW; 202-429-2400.

Lost Dog Cafe: Two locations of the mini-chain have dog-friendly patios where customers have been known to order meatballs off the regular menu for their pets to snack on. 1690-A Anderson Road, McLean, 703-356-5678; 2729-A Merrilee Dr., Fairfax, 703-205-9001.

Mia’s Pizzas: Mia’s provides canine patrons with cookie treats and teams up with rescue organizations to host fundraisers. 4926 Cordell Ave., Bethesda; 301-718-6427.