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45+ Dog Friendly Restaurants, Patios, Breweries, Hotels in MN

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Hi! I’m Kristen, your new travel bestie! You can usually find me scouting out the best hikes, lakes, breweries, dog-friendly spots, and unique lodging options.

This post was written by our friend Kristen with Expedition Kristen. The original source of the article below is on her blog – you can check it out HERE.

Minnesota is Very Dog Friendly

With tons of dog friendly lodging options, rooftop patios, breweries, parks, and restaurants all across the Twin Cities, there’s no shortage of places to bring your dog! Read on for a round up of 45+ great places to experience alongside your furry friend.


  1. Aster Cafe
  2. Barbette
  3. Brasa
  4. Book Club
  5. Edina Grill
  6. The Freehouse
  7. Fench Meadow Cafe
  8. Hai Hai
  9. Hola Arepa
  10. Keg and Case
  11. Pizzeria Lola
  12. Red Cow
  13. Sea Salt Eatery
  14. Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room


  1. Bad Weather Brewing
  2. Bauhaus Brew Labs
  3. Bear Cave Brewing
  4. Broken Clock Brewing
  5. HeadFlyer Brewing
  6. Inbound Brew Co.
  7. Insight Brewing
  8. Lake Monster Brewing
  9. Modist Brewing Co.
  10. Sisyphus Brewing
  11. Surly Brewing
  12. Venn Brewing
  13. Wild Mind Ales

Cideries & Wineries

  1. Alexis Bailly Vineyard
  2. Falconer Vineyards
  3. Minneapolis Cider Co.
  4. North Shore Winery
  5. Number 12 Cider
  6. Saint Croix Vineyards
  7. Sociable Cider Works
  8. Sovereign Estate
  9. Thor’s Hard Cider

Hotels and Cabins

  1. Breezy Point Cabins
  2. Ely Log Cabin
  3. Grand View Lodge
  4. Ham’s Haus
  5. Hewing Hotel
  6. Lora Hotel
  7. Pehrson Lodge Resort
  8. The Pines
  9. White Eagle Resort

More Dog-Friendly Ideas

Two great resources for dog friendly ideas we reference regularly are Alfie’s List and Bring Fido. You’ll find hundreds of ideas for hotels, restaurants, events, activities, and more. We also love the Alfie’s List Drink Pass, which gets us a free beer at dog friendly breweries across Minnesota.

Looking for more dog friendly ideas around the Midwest? Check out my blog post on 20 dog friendly things to do in Madison, Wisconsin10 dog friendly things to do in Fargo, North Dakota, and 10 indoor places in the Twin Cities to bring your dog (great for summer thunderstorms or winter snowstorms).

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