The dog days of summer are here.
Bringing a four-legged friend along for dinner or drinks has never been easier. District officials once cracked down on restaurants and bars that hosted pets on patios, but in 2017 D.C. City Council members unanimously approved a bill allowing venues to custom tailor policies about welcoming animals.
These restaurants, bars, and hotel hangouts have patios that openly welcome dogs. Many of these venues also host regular “yappy hours” and offer snacks or full menus specifically geared toward pets. The city is full of outdoor patios, and while every single one isn’t dog-friendly, this list is just the tip of the iceberg of those that are.
This fall, the D.C. area welcomes two new pup-obsessed bars: Snouts & Stouts near Shirlington dog park and Dog Daze Social Club in Logan Circle.
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