Dinner with the canine: 15 spots with outside eating in Birmingham [CUTE DOG PHOTOS]


Smiling dog at Good People Brewing Company outdoor restaurants in BirminghamSeeing happy dogs at Good People Brewing Company makes me happy. Photo via Facebook of the Good People Brewing Company

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1. The gas station

The gas station has a special offer on Thursdays called Paws on the Patio, which gives you a free appetizer with your dog. I would just see all the dogs.

  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 am-9pm | Friday-Saturday 11 am-10pm
  • Place: 5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

2. Black market bar and grill

Dogs wearing black market bar and grill shirtsImagine these cute dogs serving you in the Black Market Bar and Grill. Photo via Black Market Bar and Grill’s Facebook

The Black Market Bar & Grill has an Instagram dedicated solely to dogs who dine al fresco in Birmingham.

3. FoodBar

FoodBar is happy to host your dog. They even celebrated Pig the Unusual Dog’s birthday.

4. Five

Imagine it: jazz brunch with your dog on the weekend. Now make it happen.

  • Hours: Dinner: Tuesday-Sunday 5 pm-9pm | Brunch: Saturday-Sunday 10 am-3pm
  • Place: 744 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

5. Avondale Brewing Company

Avondale Brewing is all about the puppies. They even sell Avondale travel bowls, leashes, and collars.

  • Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 12 noon-10 p.m. | Thursday 12-11 a.m. | Friday-Saturday noon-noon
  • Place: 201 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

6. Moes BBQ

Alfresco dining in Birmingham at Moe's BBQGolden beauty. Photo via Moe’s on Lakeview’s Facebook

Moe’s BBQ has great food, live music and a large outdoor dining area to relax with your dog.

7. Red

While pets are not allowed on the patio, the outdoor seating is large enough for dogs to visit. There is also a great park across the street so you can have your takeaway and picnic in the park.

  • Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-9pm | Brunch Saturday-Sunday 11 am-3pm
  • Place: 2921 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

8. Tip Top Grill

The Tip Top Grill has great views and is one of the most spacious outdoor dining locations in Birmingham. All you have to do is bring your dog.

  • Hours: Monday to Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Place: 588 Shades Crest Rd, Birmingham, AL 35226
  • Contact: Facebook | Instagram | Call

9. Good People Brewing Company

You can find more dog pictures under the hashtag #GoodPeoplePets.

  • Hours: Monday-Wednesday 12 noon-10 p.m. | Thursday-Saturday 12 noon-noon | Sunday 12 pm-8pm
  • Place: 114 14th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

10. Cut into slices

Slice has a great al fresco restaurant and is an ideal place to people watch with your pet.

11. Melting

Melt server Drew’s pet Doris, the English bulldog, was named the winner of the Early Time 2020 All American Dog competition.

  • Hours: Avondale: Wednesday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Thursday-Saturday 11 am-2pm, 5 pm-2am | Vacuum cleaner: Monday to Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Place: Avondale: 4105 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222 | Vacuum cleaner: 5219 Peridot Place, Suite 3, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call Avondale | to Call Hoover

12. Cahaba Brewing Company

The Cahaba Brewing Company’s outdoor dining area shows love to all dogs, but did you know they love domestic pigs too?

  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 3 pm-10pm | Friday-Saturday 12 noon-10 p.m. | Sunday 12 pm-8pm
  • Place: 4500 5th Ave S, Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

13. La Paz

La Paz has two outdoor dining spots in Birmingham for dinner with your pet.

14. Hop City Beer and Wine

Outdoor dining in BirminghamJust a selection of the dogs you can find at Hop City Beer and Wine. Photo via Hop City Beer and Wine Facebook

The last time I was at Hop City Beer and Wine, I saw at least six dogs and one woman walking around and petting them all.

15. Back Forty Beer Company

Wednesdays are Woof Day at Back Forty Beer Company. Have your puppy photographed and add them to the Woof Wall with all of the other Back Forty Beer Company pet visitors.

  • Hours: Sunday 11 am-8pm | Monday, Wednesday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Friday-Saturday 11 am-10pm
  • Place: 3201 1st Ave N, Birmingham, Alabama 35222
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

For cat lovers,

Gatos and beans

For those who prefer cats, you can enjoy a warm drink with Gatos and Beans and play with cats. Plus, all of the cats are available for adoption so you can grab a coffee and a cat to take away.

  • Hours: Monday 4-7 p.m. | Friday-Saturday 11 am-7pm | Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Place: 4348 3rd Court S, Birmingham Al 35222
  • Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Call

What’s your favorite place to show off your pet? Let us know on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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