Unleash the Fun: Top Pet-Friendly Patios for Enjoying Patio Season

By Veronica Leon, Publisher Macaroni KID Scottsdale, Paradise Valley & Arcadia April 4, 2024

As the warmer weather approaches, there’s no better way to enjoy it than by spending time outdoors with your furry companion. Fortunately, many restaurants and cafes are embracing the pet-friendly trend, offering outdoor spaces where you can dine or relax with your four-legged friend by your side. From cozy cafes to vibrant breweries, here are some top pet-friendly patios where you and your pet can soak up the sunshine together.

These are just a few of the many pet-friendly patio restaurants. Remember to check with each establishment for their specific pet policies before visiting.


Arboleda, located in the Scottsdale Quarter, takes your senses on a culinary journey of the Mediterranean using the highest quality ingredients; sourced locally whenever possible. Its lively atmosphere and inspired design make arboleda the ideal destination for friendly gatherings, special occasions and much-deserved happy hours. The pet-friendly patio is a perfect location to enjoy the Arizona spring, delicious bites and refreshing cocktails with ample space enough to seat 45 people with standing room for up to 85 guests! Happy hour takes place Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit

O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery

Known for its craft beers and extensive patio space, O.H.S.O. is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Dogs are welcome on the patio, where you can relax and enjoy a cold brew or delicious meal.


Pedal Haus Brewery

The local award-winning Pedal Haus Brewery serves up craft beer, handcrafted food, and a friendly dog patio at its Tempe location on Mill Avenue! The Tempe patio, which is the largest of all three locations, invites guests and their furry friends to dine over craft brews and quality food. For more information, please visit

El Patron New Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Family owned and operated, El Patron New Mexican Restaurant and Cantina invites all to enjoy New Mexican style cuisine on its pet-friendly patio! El Patron also features nightly specials alongside an all-day happy hour on the front patio and bar that features house-made cocktails, margaritas, wine and beer. Located at 8977 N. Scottsdale Rd., in Scottsdale. For more information, visit or call the restaurant at 480-590-8180. Follow El Patron on social media @elpatronscottsdaleaz to stay up to date with nightly specials and new items.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks knows the weather is warming up and patrons across the Valley are looking for the perfect place to enjoy it. With 5 locations across the Valley, everyone can sit and enjoy Twin Peak’s pet-friendly patio space featuring several TVs to stream your favorite game. Guests who come in and enjoy this space can also enjoy Twin Peak’s from-scratch kitchen featuring burgers, tacos, sandwiches and more. Twin Peaks is your local restaurant for the best food, drinks, and sports for any day of the week. Follow them on social media @twinpeaksrestaurant.

The Vig McDowell Mountain

Situated near the McDowell Mountains, The Vig offers a pet-friendly patio with stunning views. Enjoy classic American fare and handcrafted cocktails while your furry companion lounges beside you.

Verde at Cooley Station

Verde at Cooley Station, located at Williams Field Road and Recker Road, is known for its large greenfield in the middle of the complex – a perfect spot to allow your pets to run around! Additionally, you can bring your pet to these pet-friendly patios:

  • Crust
  • Brass Tap
  • Decadent Macaron
  • Hash Kitchen
  • Sip and Shop

For more information about Verde, please visit:

Whether you’re craving a casual meal, a refreshing drink, or just some quality time outdoors with your pet, these top pet-friendly patios offer something for everyone. So grab a leash, bring your furry friend along, and make the most of patio season at these welcoming establishments.