Oklahoma City isn’t just a great place for families to visit, eat and explore - it’s also perfectly fantastic for Fido too.

Famous for its dog-friendly parks, restaurants, hotels and events, Oklahoma City is dog-friendly and doggone fun for furry family members too.

 

Waffle Champion - dog

EATING OUT

In Oklahoma City, you’ll find a plethora of eateries where your dog is welcome and some even have special menus or treats just for canine cuisine. Most restaurants allow dogs on patios, but some welcome pooches inside as well.

Solo's Park & Pub is an all-new restaurant and off-leash dog park in Chisholm Creek! With a bar and restaurant on-premise, the facility also offers a chaperoned dog park, dog-sitting, dog wash stations and more.

Fassler Hall, located at 421 NW 10th Street, is an authentic German beer hall famous for its duck fat fries, brats, schnitzels and German beer. The beer garden has a vast outdoor space with a ton of dog-friendly tables where your companion can share your house-made sausages and brats. Fassler Hall is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week.

Waffle Champion at 1212 N. Walker Avenue is a neighborhood favorite, serving up classic waffles, chicken and waffles, waffle fries and more. The sweet stop has five dog-friendly tables and is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday with a late-night window open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

If you and your dog are more into casual burgers and beers, then stop off at The Garage Burgers and Beers, located throughout the city, and S&B Burger Joint, also with multiple locations. Your pup will enjoy the outdoor patios while you can sample burgers and sliders with some of the most unique toppings offered in the city.

Elemental Coffee at 8:15 North Hudson is a popular coffee spot that serves up healthy breakfast and lunch options. The dog-friendly tables outside allow you people-watch while sipping a classic espresso or munching down on a delicious menu item.

If pizza is more your thing, then the Wedge Pizzeria and Empire Slice House are not to be missed. The Wedge has two locations, both with large dog-friendly patios, while Empire has several dog-friendly tables outside.

Bleu Garten w/ dogs

Don’t forget the dog-friendly bars and breweries in Oklahoma City either! The Pump Bar, The Jones Assembly, Stonecloud Brewing, Bleu Garten, Social Deck + Dining, among so many others, all welcome Fido while you enjoy a cocktail or a beer.

 

PET-FRIENDLY HOTELS

Plenty of hotels in Oklahoma City welcome your beloved pets and many have special treats for them as well. The 21c Museum Hotel in Oklahoma City's Arts District was the former home of a Ford Motor Company assembly plant, which dates back more than a century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has pet-friendly rooms available and a great art gallery to boot.

Other pet-friendly places to rest downtown include the historic Colcord HotelSkirvin Hilton Hotel, The Aloft in Bricktown, Wyndham Grand and Homewood Suites by Hilton, just to name a few.

 

Dog park

DOG PARK DELIGHTS

The great outdoors and vast sunshine can make Oklahoma City a fun place for your furry friend. 

The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation have the ultimate playground for pups at the PAW Park. With two acres of off-leash play space with separated spaces for large dogs and small dogs, this dog park a place to romp in the sun.

The Midtown Mutts Dog Park is one of the city's newest urban dog parks. Located in the heart of Midtown, it is a smaller park designed to give area apartment pups a way to get out and play, but it's in easy walking distance to a lot of great dog-friendly patios and local businesses.

The Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City also offers a small off-leash dog enclosure on the southeast side of the grounds. In addition to a wide variety of outdoor activities for humans, Scissortail Park offers a dog park for small and large dogs on the southwest side of the park. Afterward, walk a few steps to Social Captial and enjoy a refreshing local beer and delicious bar bites. 

Opening in 2022, Bar K will be the first commercial development in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River— featuring a bar, fast-casual dining for both owners and pets, and two dog parks; one inside and one outside. The two-acre site also showcases an area called Petfinder Park where pet adoption agencies can bring dogs in need of a home.

Visit this page for urban parks & trails in OKC. With the exception of dog parks, all dogs must be on a leash when in city parks.