Explore the Best Local Spots with Your Furry Friends!

Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time to get out and explore with your four-legged companions! Whether you’re in MD or PA, there are plenty of dog-friendly places where you and your pup can relax and enjoy the beautiful weather. From breweries to restaurants, wineries to pubs, here’s a list of our favorite local spots that welcome dogs, as long as the decks are open!


  • 1623 Brewing Company (Eldersburg, MD)

    • Your pup is welcome to join you for a craft brew at the dog-friendly 1623 Brewing Company in Eldersburg, MD. This family-owned brewery crafts high quality beer, hosts food trucks throughout the week and live music outside during the summer months.

  • Full Moon Pub & Grill (Reisterstown, MD)

    • Pet-friendly eatery in Reisterstown, MD that welcomes leashed dogs at their 12 outdoor tables. The lunch and dinner menus feature items such as wings, pub pretzels, taco salad, blackened tuna sandwiches and so much more!

  • Reter’s Crab House & Grille (Reisterstown, MD)

    • Beach-themed strip-mall joint (with a few dog-friendly tables!) features a fish-heavy American menu with a raw bar & tropical drinks.

  • E.W. Beck’s Pub (Sykesville, MD)

    • A locally owned restaurant and bar with a dozen dog-friendly tables, with food ranging from burgers and sandwiches to steak and seafood.

  • The French Twist Cafe (Sykesville, MD)

    • Lovely cafe offering sweet & savory French crêpes & gourmet coffee. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs!

  • Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery (Union Bridge, MD)

    • Enjoy a variety of craft beers, hard seltzers, wines and cocktails, as well as pizza, wings and more. Leashed dogs are welcome in outdoor spaces, including the patio and beer garden. This pet-friendly eatery offers two pass through windows onto the patio so you can order from outside.

  • Birdie’s Cafe (Westminster, MD)

    • Cool, quirky outpost with a dog-friendly patio to enjoy coffee drinks & simple cafe bites along with local art.

  • First Watch (Westminster, MD)

    • A dog-friendly restaurant that serves award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch favorites that are all freshly prepared to order.

  • The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille (Westminster, MD)

    • Sports-bar chain with a casual menu of burgers, ribs & a variety of brews, plus plenty of TVs. Dogs are allowed in the outdoor dining area and must be kept on a leash.

  • The Pub & Grill at Island Green (Westminster, MD)

    • Island Green is a family fun center with mini golf, a driving range, live music and cornhole. The Pub & Grill features wings, hotdogs, sandwiches, burgers, tacos and subs. Leashed dogs are allowed on the patio from Sunday to Friday only. No pets are permitted on Saturday, with the exception of service animals.

  • Pub Dog Brewing Company (Westminster, MD)

    • Local brewing company that started in Westminster, MD in 2006 that has expanded to a tap room allowing you to try many of their brews while enjoying their full food menu! Leashed dogs are always welcome in their beer garden.

  • Old Westminster Winery (Westminster, MD)

    • A winery where dogs are welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio, picnic tables, or at the fire pits – the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying wine and artisanal, brick oven pizzas.

  • O’Lordans Irish Pub & Restaurant (Westminster, MD)

    • Offers traditional Irish fare, an eclectic menu, and a variety of lagers, ales, and Irish whiskey. Dogs are welcome on the ground floor patio only.

  • Vanessa’s Corner Pub (Westminster, MD)

    • A dog-friendly pub that has something for everyone, from their incredible selection of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, subs, pizza, pasta, and many other Corner favorites!


  • The Gettysburger Company (Gettysburg, PA)

    • Jumbo burgers & other homestyle classics are served with draft beer at this old-school restaurant. Bring your pup to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and order an item off their dog menu.

  • O’Rorke’s Family Eatery (Gettysburg, PA)

    • Serving a delicious mix of Irish and American pub grub in a cozy and inviting setting, grab a seat on the dog-friendly patio outside and grab a bite to eat!

  • Appalachian Brewing Company (Gettysburg, PA)

    • Enjoy some housemade beers, craft sodas, burgers & other casual bites at this open, airy brewery. Dogs may join you at one of the pet-friendly outdoor tables when the weather is nice!

  • Mason Dixon Distillery (Gettysburg, PA)

    • A relaxed venue with a laid-back vibe, offering craft cocktails and global comfort food. Leashed dogs are welcome in the courtyard, which has bar service!

  • Bay City Seafood Restaurant (Hanover, PA)

    • Casual American-seafood cafe with a dog-friendly patio that’s a down-home option for buckets of beer & crab legs.

  • Crabbs Tropical Treat (Hanover, PA)

    • Nothing like going back in time and eating at a great place like this. This is a dog-friendly, drive in style restaurant serving ice cream to fat boys to pizza burger subs.

  • Vortex Brewing Company (New Freedom, PA)

    • Pet-friendly brewery and scratch kitchen with a wide selection of craft brews, cocktails, wine, and food.

  • Adams County Winery (Orrtanna, PA)

    • Dog-friendly winery where your pup can join you at an outdoor table. The bistro is open seasonally from May through October and serves wood-fired pizzas with the estate’s wines!

  • Stewartstown Smokehouse & Beer Barn (Stewartstown, PA)

    • Casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious, meats, such as smoked beef brisket or baby back ribs. Bring your pup while you enjoy your meal at one of the pet-friendly outdoor tables.

  • Stony Run Brew House (York, PA)

    • Casual brewpub serving handcrafted beer and pub-style food! Dogs are welcome at the outdoor seating!


These locations not only offer great food and drinks, but they also provide a welcoming environment for our furry friends. With the decks open, it’s the perfect time to soak up the sun, enjoy delicious local flavors, and make some unforgettable memories with your dog by your side. So grab your leash, and explore these dog-friendly spots!

Elisabeth Yeager Homes and Farms Group of VYBE Realty

Serving MD & PA

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