If you’ve been looking for a great place to dine with your pup by your side, then you’re in luck. Bellingham is packed with amazing eateries that welcome humans and animals alike. From breweries to pizza spots, you and furry friends can relax and dine in style!
Here’s a closer look at a few of our favorite dog-friendly dining establishments in Bellingham that you won’t want to pass up:
BREWERIES & BEER STOPS
What could be better than spending a day with your best furry friend and some premium brews? At Aslan Brewing Co., you’re welcome to bring your pup out onto their beer garden and patio, where you can enjoy awesome flagship and seasonal ales that are organic and packed with some truly amazing raw and exotic flavors. Or, if you want a taste of award-winning suds, Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen serves up an astounding collection of IPAs, ales, lagers, and more, all of which can be enjoyed on their covered patio while your pooch relaxes by your side.
For a change of scenery to go with your beer, check out the beer garden at the Kulshan Brewing Company. Your dog will enjoy the fresh air and you will enjoy sipping on their classic “Premium Lager” or unique “Gose German-Style Sour Ale” while catching breathtaking views of the Cascades.
Speaking of German, if you’re looking for some of the best beer, brats, and pretzels this side of the ocean, look no further than the Schweinhaus Biergarten. This spot serves up delicious and massive 1 liter mugs of beer, plus some amazing sausages and other yummy bar snacks. The place is dog-friendly, so grab your pet and come on down to this great local hangout. Another fun spot that residents love is Wander Brewing. Family-run since 2013, this brewery breaks with tradition by experimenting to bring you beers like you’ve never tasted before. Leash up your dog and take a walk on down for some one-of-a-kind flavors.
Finally, with a bar, beer garden, and fire pit, Stones Throw Brewing Co. is the perfect place to wind down or plan your next adventure. Bring Fido to the taproom and unwind or consult some itineraries filled with exciting Bellingham activities, all while indulging in some delicious and ever-rotating craft brews.
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SPOTS FOR CLASSIC EATS
Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch or a casual dinner after walking your pup, you can’t go wrong with these awesome classic food spots. If it’s pizza you’re craving, the popular La Fiamma is an absolute must. This spot has received high acclaim over the years for its spectacular pizza recipe and the vibrant atmosphere will make you want to come back again and again. They even have water bowls on the deck for your pooch, so it’s a win-win for everyone!
After reaching fame with their pizza, La Fiamma owners wanted to try their hands at burgers; thus, Fiamma Burger was born. Here, all patties are ground in-house and come topped with a wide variety of yummy ingredients, made-to-order and perfect for any palate. They do allow dogs in their outside seating area, so don’t hesitate to bring your pooch and enjoy the flavors that only the “La Fiamma” family can bring!
RESTAURANTS WITH BOLD FLAVOR
If you’re looking for even bolder flavors and a sit-down setting ideal for two-legged and four-legged creatures, then treat yourself to some of these awesome local eateries. For example, Bayou on Bay specializes in Cajun, Creole, and southern cuisine that is sure to wow you. Their patio is dog-friendly, so you can spend some quality time with your pup while enjoying awesome specialties you won’t find anywhere else!
If you’re in the mood for some south-of-the-border flavor, Cantaritos is another top choice. With traditional techniques and coastal flair, you will feel like you’re miles away without ever leaving Bellingham. Take a seat outside with your pet and don’t miss out on the best Mexican food this city has to offer.