Attention dog lovers! If you’re a local, heading to the area on vacation, or just coming into town for a fun weekend, there are plenty of options for you to bring your pup along. The Daytona Beach area has a great variety of pet-friendly restaurants to choose from. From patios to water views, you can find a casual place to hang with your pup while experiencing some great local food.
Sunsetters is a great option located in the heart of Daytona Beach. Situated beachside off the Main Street Bridge, it connects the intercostal water to Daytona’s famous Main Street. Sunsetters offers a mix of seafood options from great appetizers like conch fritters and corn nuggets to full entrees like the Seafood Basket or Sunsetter Steampot. Pets are welcome on the side patio, and the best part – every day at sunset they pass around punch shots for the entire restaurant to take together. Just keep an eye on the sunset clock!
Love seafood? The Oyster Pub in Daytona is located smack in the middle of Seabreeze, one of the most popular strips in Daytona. Pets are welcome on two different outside patios. What’s good here? Oysters, of course! Choose from raw, steamed, chargrilled, Rockefeller, and more. If you aren’t a huge oyster fan, don’t worry, they have plenty of other options as well, including plenty of seafood and variety of sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and more.
Looking for live music, great cocktails, and a place for your best bud to hang? Lulus is located in Ormond Beach right at the Granada Bridge and A1A. Lulus boast’s happy hour every Monday-Friday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, and live music Thursday-Saturday. In addition to being a great place to hang with your pup, Lulus even does special events like Yappy Hour!
Want some “down south river cookin”? Try Aunt Catfish’s on the river for a great mix of southern cooked foods like their famous cinnamon rolls, served for over 45 years. Voted “Best all-around Sunday Brunch” from the Daytona News Journal, this place is a great laid back choice at any time of day. Bring your favorite four-legged friend for Wine Wednesday, live entertainment on the weekends, or Sunday brunch and enjoy the patio on the water. No matter what time, there will be great food and views!
Want to hear the ocean while you enjoy some patio time with your dog? Check out Lagerheads Bar and Grill in Ormond Beach. Lagerheads is a great pet-friendly restaurant in Ormond Beach that’s known for its casual seafood and pub grub. Better yet, they offer live music on the weekends. If you’re looking for a local dive to enjoy some good food and the company of your dog, check it out!
Got breakfast with your best furry friend in mind? Head over to Peach Valley Café in Ormond Beach. The café has a small and active patio where pups are welcome to dine for breakfast or lunch. Try their Fresh Apple Fritters tossed in cinnamon sugar and served with a strawberry yogurt dip. Yum! They have a full breakfast and lunch menu to choose from, and the plaza is located right by the Grenada beach entrance.
NASCAR and dog lovers unite! The Cruisin’ Café Bar and Grill is located on one end of Main Street and is notorious for the NASCAR museum located inside. Pets are welcome at their tables in the outdoor bar and seating area, right where the action is. Sit with your pooch and enjoy people watching while checking out the wide menu and full bar! Be warned this establishment gets crazy during Daytona’s famous NASCAR races and Bike Weeks.
All of these pet-friendly restaurants in the Daytona Beach area offer different menus, vibes, and views. Whether you want to be close to the stillness of the water, in the action to people watch, or next to ocean to listen to the waves roll in, take your furry friend along and enjoy it together!